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Mike Mitchell: The Line Between Fame and Failure

Mike Mitchell’s journey to the NFL has not exactly been the path of least resistance. The strong safety from Ohio University put up some impressive numbers in college including 212 total tackles, 7 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles. However, like

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Posted in Players, Preseason 2012

What To Expect From Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft. It was the late Al Davis’ last draft pick for a franchise that he ran for half a century. His last pick was

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Posted in Cowboys @ Raiders, Preseason 2012

Overrated Oakland Raiders 2011

As seen on Bleacher Report: As with any fan base, the Raider Nation is not immune to overrating players. Every offseason coaches and front office personnel across the league lock themselves in the film room to study their own roster. It’s

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Posted in Offseason 2012

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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Posted in 2011 Preview

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

Cable’s Last Stand

The looming question headed into the off season is if Tom Cable will be retained as head coach. Cable’s contract expires January 18 unless owner Al Davis picks up a one-year, $2.5 million-dollar option. That means Al Davis will have a couple

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Rivers vs. Rookies & Routt

Nnamdi Asomugha went down with a high ankle sprain injury against the Seahawks and when he returned last week against the Dolphins after three weeks of rest he clearly wasn’t himself. Now it appears his ankle is worse than previously

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Posted in Uncategorized

Bye Bye Bust Label: Draft Picks Shining For The Raiders

People line up to declare the next Al Davis draft selection a bust because the Raiders are well known for draft blunders. These people point to a lack of football instincts in the players Al Davis drafts. They say things

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Stevie Brown To Practice Squad

Stevie Brown has been signed to the Raiders practice squad, according to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times. Wilson also notes that there was quite a bit of interest in Brown and that his stint on the practice squad could

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Clearing Up Mike Mitchell vs Stevie Brown

Stevie Brown is indeed the Raiders final cut to get down to 53 players. A small controversy may have been stirred up by a South Florida radio host named Andy Slater. According to his bio, he once worked as the tech

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  • Training camp weather report Day 1 (Wed.): Englewood, CO, 96. St. Joseph, MO 86. San Diego, 82. Napa, 92 (Thurs.)
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  • @timkawakami I've been doing the same, Tim. Vocal minority of Raiders fans have trouble accepting the truth.
    about 1 day ago
  • @DallasGCummings Indeed. Let me ask you something...curioues why you thought I was him?
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  • @DallasGCummings Same name; different guy. He manages a hedge fund & is a billionaire. I am a poor journalist. There's also the Dateline guy
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