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Studs and Duds From Week 3

Studs Richard Seymour (+8/-1) His hamstring didn’t seem to bother his play. He was applying pressure consistently and was a force stopping the run. The Raiders are paying Seymour elite money this season and can’t be disappointed with his play.

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Lamarr Houston Helps Fight Cancer

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Post Game Wrap: Raiders 17, Cowboys 9

News and notes from the Raiders 10-point victory Thursday night in Dallas: Football season has arrived, officially, with the first game preseason game. It doesn’t count and the score doesn’t matter, but the new season started and the fans were

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What To Watch: Sophomores

Every year and in every city the preseason is when the fans watch to see if they have the next impact rookie. This year’s top crop includes Rolando McClain, Lamarr Houston, Jared Veldheer, Jacoby Ford, Bruce Campbell and Walter McFadden.

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Step Up Your Game: Desmond Bryant

Fifth in a series analyzing players that need to step up their game in 2010 for the Raiders to be a playoff team. Keeping Everyone Fresh Desmond Bryant is the 290 pound defensive tackle who played 28% of the snaps

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‘Learning Intensive’ Practices Delay Assessment

The Raider Nation must wait until Monday to begin assessing the team behind the leadership of new starter Jason Campbell. Thanks to Tom Cable’s ‘learning intensive’ practices, the Raiders will not put on pads until Monday.The offense could put the

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Houston Signs, McClain Deal Immenent

The Raiders have announced the signing of Lamarr Houston. I reported earlier today on Twitter that the deal would likely be done today. McClain’s deal should be signed in time for him to take the field when the Raiders start

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The Raiders’ Ferocious Front Four

If football games are won in the trenches, it only seems appropriate to take a closer look at the Raiders’ defensive line. The Raiders released Gerard Warren this winter and drafted Lamarr Houston from the University of Texas to solidify

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Minicamp Highlights

How about some one-liners?- JaMarcus Russell looked good, who knows what that means going forward.- Russell looked noticeably thinner than last season, not 300 pounds (Shame on NationalFootballPost.com for reporting it)- Richard Seymour is working on a long-term contract with

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10 Lingering Questions For The Raiders

The Raiders had a few basic goals this offseason: Improve the rush defense without sacrificing a pass rush, protect the QB, improve the return game, and acquire a better QB. I'm not sure even the Raiders believed they could address

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Twitter

  • RT @MikeGarafolo: Verrett ended the night in a sling. Tests today will tell full story. Shocking he played at all last night. Defending Den…
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  • RT @MikeGarafolo: There's a fear Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett made his shoulder injury worse last night and could miss significant time…
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  • @Gotnext No butt to cover at this point. I think they are just being honest.
    about 8 hours ago
  • @bylindsayhjones @ChrisHarrisJr Congrats Chris! We just had out second. I don't have the 3 picks, but I'm not complaining.
    about 17 hours ago
  • @gpettooh Probably true. Chargers need to get healthy. Have about a month to do so, but need to also win 3 games and not suffer any more.
    about 18 hours ago