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Hue’s Bullies Are Meek In Loss

Hue Jackson has been beating a drum this offseason. He wants his team to bully opposing teams. It’s reminiscent of something Mike Singletary would say. Big talk from the coach doesn’t always translate to the team. On Saturday at Candlestick, the Raiders

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Highs, Lows & Blows From Thursday’s Game

Everyone likes to win, but this is preseason. It’s the first preseason game of a year which features very little practice time beforehand. It’s far too early to jump to conclusions about the season or any one player. It doesn’t

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Pass Offense & Rush Defense Still a Problem

Attempt to think back to when the Raiders went 12-4, won the AFC West and led the NFL in rushing. It was the year 2000 when the Raiders did exactly that. With a similar two-headed monster in the backfield of Tyrone

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2010 Defensive Line Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com It would be hard to argue that this wasn’t the most outstanding position group for the 2010 Oakland Raiders (though the running backs could make a case for themselves.) With impact performances coming from all spots

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Raiders Buck Broncos, 59-14

Now the hard part; recovering from the win. The Raiders have had the uncanny ability to recover from losses, but a marked inability to recover from a win. Back-to-back wins would be a marker for this team. The concept is

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Raiders To Renew Mile-High Membership

Last season, the Raiders went into Denver and got a win on the back of JaMarcus Russell. Charlie Frye started the game and Russell came in when Frye was injured to lead the Raiders to victory. Michael Bush had 144

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Studs and Duds From Week 6

The Raiders scored nine points on offense and gave up 196 yards passing to Alex Smith and 149 yards rushing to Frank Gore. Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes. I’d call that a complete failure to execute any

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Kelly Trims Down

In 2008, the Raiders gave Tommy Kelly a monster contract in the form of $18.125 million in guarantees with $25.125 million total in the first three years. It is worth noting, Kelly stands to make about $4.5 million in 2010,

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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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  • Seems to me that Peyton pretty much has a $4M incentive to win the Super Bowl. Don't see what else it could be.
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  • Most team incentives are NLTBE, especially those that the team didn't achieve prior year or are better than fifth from the top.
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  • Would have to be not-likely to be earned incentives for Peyton or they would count against the cap.
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