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The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 17

In episode 17 of the RaidersBlog podcast, Christopher Hansen (@chrishansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) talk about the devastating Jared Veldheer injury, as well as the Raiders first pre-season game against Dallas. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast: Play in new

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Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Flight Risk: Raiders’ Free Agents Ready to Hit the Open Market

Free agency starts Monday and the Raiders are still hacking away at troublesome contracts to get under the salary cap. Once the Raiders are comfortably under the salary cap they will turn their attention to signing free agents. It wouldn’t be

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Week 15 Preview: Effort & Efficiency

Two weeks ago headed into the game against Miami the Raiders were leading the AFC West and coming off three straight victories. Two weeks later the season is on the line. Thanks to Timothy Tebow in Denver and two horrible

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Studs and Duds From Week 14

Surely in a blowout loss there were more duds than studs. I suppose a stud is relative to the play of the rest of the team when the score is 147-14. A few players did have nice days and the

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Week 14 Preview: It’s All About Time

When the Raiders take on the Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday, there is little room for error. Losing to the Dolphins last week and the meteoric rise of Tim Tebow in Denver has given the AFC West a legitimate

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Studs and Duds From Week 12

Belated this week, but the show must go on! STUDS Marcel Reece Quite the weapon for the Raiders. Expect him to continue to have a big role for the final five games. Aaron Curry Best game as a professional. He’s

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Studs and Duds From Week 11

The Raiders slogged through the second half again and it nearly came back to bite them. A better team may have been able to capitalize on the Raiders penalties, but the Vikings without Adrian Peterson were powerless to do so.

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Studs and Duds From Week 10

The Raiders really took it to the Chargers on Thursday night and came away with a seven-point victory in San Diego. The Raiders played well and a few players really stood out in a good way and a couple in

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Week 9 Preview: Matchups To Watch

Hue Jackson vs. Hue Jackson This is the most important matchup of the game. Jackson made himself look foolish with the Raiders quarterback situation two weeks ago and Kyle Boller and Carson Palmer combined to throw six interceptions. Jackson will

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  • @jmthomas1991 6th round picks are throw away picks. Sometimes get lucky. Can get UDFAs better. Happens every year on every team.
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  • RT @JayGlazer: While no announcement had been made Raiders had a mtg this AM and then Tony Sparano held a mtg shortly after. Nothing defini…
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  • @StevenWDoty Yep.
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  • No Flynn? You pay Carson Palmer $15M per to go 5-11? Maybe better option, but not solving much. Probably gets hurt behind that OL.
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  • No Schaub? Other options were Josh McCown (been down that road) and Ryan Fitzpatrick. TOTALLY GREAT OPTIONS!
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