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Tale of the tape: Raiders @ Bills Preview

For two teams looking to turn things a whole culture around, the Oakland Raiders and the Buffalo Bills meet in what is bound to be an early statement game. After demolishing their Week 1 opponents (41-7 in favor of the

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Posted in Raiders @ Bills, Regular Season 2011

Studs & Duds From Monday Night

Who played well on Monday? Maybe a few are obvious, maybe a few weren’t obvious. It’s always a little more difficult to determine a dud, expecially if the player didn’t make any glaring or obvious mistakes.   Studs Darren McFadden

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Posted in Raiders @ Broncos, Regular Season 2011, Studs & Duds

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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Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions

Hurry Up and Wait

The Raiders took the field for the first time in 2011. Missing were key free agents Nnamdi Asomugha, Zach Miller and Michael Huff and restricted free agents Michael Bush and Marcel Reece. Missing also were the slow tempo learning-intensive practices

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Preview, Free Agency, Training Camp 2011

Hit the Reset Button on Player Expectations

It’s natural for fans to get excited about football players . The fan DNA is encoded to cheer and root for athletes we could only dream of being. It can be dangerous when fans get carried away and before we know it a rookie

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Posted in 2011 Preview

Free Agency Primer 2011: Part 1

With the end of the lockout in view and free agency on the horizon it is time to review what the Raiders need to do once the NFL opens for business. We start with what the Raiders need to do

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency

Raiders Roast Seahawks, 33-3

92-17. That’s the Raiders combined score the last two weeks against the Broncos and Seahawks. The Raiders also have 500+ yards of offense in back-to-back victories. Darren McFadden continues his resurgence and had 135 total yards against the Seahawks. This actually

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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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Posted in Uncategorized

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  • Nick Roach stacks up the run. Jelly taking on doubles to free him up.
    about 1 hour ago
  • Jack Crawford comes free up the middle for would-be sack.
    about 1 hour ago
  • McFadden looks explosive. Might not be worth much, but it's true.
    about 1 hour ago
  • McFadden and MJD broke off good runs. Hard to judge with no live tackling, but looking good.
    about 1 hour ago
  • Doubt it. Allen hasn't in previous 2. RT @bigdawg_54 Will they be going live (full speed, tackling, etc) at any point in camp?
    about 1 hour ago