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Studs and Duds From Week 3

The Raiders victory over the Jets has the coach and the team riding high. Even the national media is catching on as the Raiders are now making the top 10 in the mostly ridiculous power rankings. Tom Brady comes to

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Ron Parker Signed To Practice Squad, Sterling Moore Released

The Raiders announced the signing of  6′ 0″ 210-pound defensive back Ron Parker and released preseason darling Sterling Moore from the practice squad. Parker has the kind of size, speed and length the Raiders covet. Parker runs a sub 4.4 in

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Don’t Say Sorry

“You definitely don’t want to ever feel like you’re letting your offense down and yesterday we did.” -Stanford Routt “We have a good group of men in that locker room who hopefully have learned a very valuable lesson that we

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What If?

If Rolando McClain makes a few more tackles… If Nick Miller doesn’t trip on his own feet… If the Raiders “daunting” front four sacks Ryan Fitzpatrick just once… If Tyvon Branch isn’t called for roughness on a defenseless receiver and

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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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Special Teams Battle: Brian Schneider vs. John Fassel

Remember Brian Schneider? I bet most of the Raider Nation does, because Schneider coached the Raiders special teams in 2007 and 2008. Schneider was considered by many to be a great special teams coordinator for the Raiders. What was so

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“Return” To Excellence

One of the major problems with the 2009 Raiders was the struggle in the return game. Fullback Gary Russell became the primary kick returner when Nick Miller was injured for the season. Johnnie Lee Higgins was the primary punt returner,

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  • Rivers second in the league in deep attempt %, but has most completions, yards and touchdowns on deep passes.
    about 14 mins ago
  • @theraidersedge It does.
    about 16 mins ago
  • Alarming how much #Chargers are trying to—and succeeding at—stretching the field this year.
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  • .@ptshope Preferably Carr doesn't have to re-learn verbiage next year. That means WCO verbiage.
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  • FWIW, I think Alex Smith is having a very good season so far. Better than last year.
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