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The Raidersblog Podcast – Episode 1

In this relaunch of the Raidersblog Podcast, Taylor Armosino and Christopher Hansen analyze the new coaching staff, Tim Brown’s comments about Super Bowl XXXVII and the 2013 Senior Bowl. or other podcast clients: http://raidersblog.com/feed/podcast Podcast: Play in new window |

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Posted in Podcast

Oakland Raiders: Year in Review

Three-hundred-and-sixty-three days have passed since the Raiders opened the 2011 season against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, and at the time many believed the Raiders were finally back on track. Penalties were going to be a thing of

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Posted in 2011-2012 Review

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

Scouting The Enemy: KC Chiefs 2012 Training Camp

Al Pacino said “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”, and that’s exactly what I did Wednesday as I traveled to St. Joseph, Missouri to attend Chiefs training camp. The Raider Nation has tremendous dedication and support for their

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Posted in Scouting the Enemy, Training Camp 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

Why The Raiders Are The Most Versatile Team In The NFL

Training Camp. The time year when players have the chance to showcase their off-season hard work, coaches get the chance to put their visions into motion, and speculation begins flying around at an unprecedented rate. Some teams choose to stay

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Posted in Offseason 2012

Do the Raiders Need a Power Back?

Much like the understanding that the NFL has become a passing league, it has also has adopted the “running back by committee” model. In a day and age where running backs seem to be a dime a dozen, teams are

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Posted in Players, Training Camp 2012

Preseason Profile: Nathan Stupar, LB

Nathan Stupar #54 College: Penn State Height: 6’1⅝” Weight: 241 lbs Arm Length: 31.3″ Hand Size 9.1″   40 Yard Dash: 4.78 3 Cone Drill: 6.84 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.28 Bench Press: 21 reps Vertical Jump: 31″ Broad Jump: 116″

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Posted in Linebackers, Player Profiles

Preseason Profile: Kaelin Burnett, LB

Kaelin Burnett #57 College: Nevada Height: 6’3½” Weight: 234 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.64 3 Cone Drill: 6.70 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.30 Bench Press: 20 reps Vertical Jump: 34.5″ Broad Jump: 129″  

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Posted in Linebackers, Player Profiles

Preseason Profile: Miles Burris, LB

Miles Burris #56 College: San Diego St. Height: 6’2⅛” Weight: 246 lbs Arm Length: 31.7″ Hand Size 9.7″   40 Yard Dash: 4.67 3 Cone Drill: 6.81 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.20 Bench Press: 31 reps Vertical Jump: 37.5″ Broad Jump:

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  • Schaub and Carr, but wouldn't say huge separation. RT @Raiderfan_559: @ChrisHansenNFL which QB is looking best so far today?
    about 2 hours ago
  • Special teams work may be boring, but the #Raiders need it.
    about 3 hours ago
  • Carr under pressure to Andre Holmes who makes nice sideline catch...close, but likely out of bounds.
    about 3 hours ago
  • Bruce Butler and Greg Little are the other WRs that I've noticed in a good way today.
    about 3 hours ago
  • Spoke a little too soon on the drops, but I don't think it has risen to point of a big problem yet today.
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