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No Time To Panic

Sunday proved that the Raiders offense is good even with their starting receivers out. Jacoby Ford, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Louis Murphy, and Kevin Boss were all out. Surely they would struggle.  Jason Campbell showed that he may be  the Raiders quarterback for years to come. He

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2011 Oakland Raiders Season Preview

Only two seasons ago the Raiders had trouble scoring touchdowns. All of that changed when Hue Jackson arrived as offensive coordinator prior to the 2010 season. Despite the continued problems pass blocking the Raiders vaulted into the top ten in

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Prediction Fiction: Who Will Make The 53?

It’s been a good run, even if it ends this year. No one has been better at predicting the 53-man roster for the past few years. My not-so-humble brag will ultimately make this prediction terrible, but I’ve got to make

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Raiders Injury Report

The preseason hasn’t been kind to the Raiders. After Saturday’s game, their first team has been crippled with injuries. Luckily the preseason is the time when the second team can step up and get in some playing time; it also means

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Raiders Must Target Boss, Veteran Receiver

Although the Oakland Raiders operated a run first offense in 2010 with Darren McFadden rushing for over 1100 yards and coming in third in the NFL with 5.2 yards per carry, it is imperative that the Raiders help Jason Campbell

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Campbell & Seymour Organizing Workouts

Jason Campbell was interviewed on Sirius NFL radio this morning and among the things discussed was player organized workouts. Campbell, who in recent days posted numerous Twitter photos of his workouts with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy, told Sirius he is

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Steve Smith in Silver & Black?

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith wants out of Carolina. He reportedly wants a trade to the Chargers, Raiders or Ravens. Smith is more likely to be released and have his choice of teams. If that becomes the case, San Diego is

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2010 Wide Receivers Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com (on twitter: @PFF_Rick) Remember 2003? That was the last time we found ourselves looking out to either side of Raider formations to see Tim Brown and Jerry Rice taking their positions, surveying coverage, itching to shred

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Better Than Nostradamus? Predictions Revisited

Revisiting 20 early predictions from last May. How did I do? I said then I was as steadfast as a politician making campaign promises. I only changed one before the season began (projected win total). Lets take a look. 1.

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Podcast: What the Hey-Bey?

My thoughts on Darrius Heyward-Bey. Is he a bust yet or should he be given a little more time? Are the coaches utilizing him properly and what will happen when (if) Chaz Schilens is healthy? That and more in this podcast.

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