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Week 7: Chiefs at Raiders Preview

For the first time in a long time, the focus of the NFL has been on the Oakland Raiders quarterback.  We just don’t know who that quarterback is going to be… Hue Jackson is dancing with the media; winking, hinting,

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Always interesting in Oakland

This year has been very interesting in Oakland. On October 8, Al Davis passed away. The entire sports world focused on the life and accomplishments of Al Davis and the Raiders. The next day the Raiders responded with a win on

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Carson City

Carson Palmer lined up his 15-foot putt on the eight hole. {BUZZ}{BUZZ}{BUZZ} Carson’s phone vibrates, he fishes it out of his pocket, reads the text. Carson drops his putter, runs his 5.6 second 40-yard dash to the golf cart and

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Sunday Sounds: Raidersblog Radio

Ed Cole of the Eyes Radio Network and FootballNewsNow.com and I talk Al Davis, the game against the Browns on Sunday and the Raiders season outlook. Take a listen while you’re snoozing during the early games. Podcast: Play in new

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Recipe for Domination vs Browns: Run

The Raiders identity on offense relies on power in the running game and speed outside. Last week, Darren McFadden had a total of 51 rushing yards. McFadden has had a grand total of 126 rushing yards a 63 yards per

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Raiders Displayed Strong ‘Will To Win’

The Raiders should have been defeated by the Houston Texans on Sunday. The offense came out extremely flat and did not get a first down until the 2nd quarter and only had four at halftime. For most of the game the Raiders

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The Raiders Linebacker Problem

The strength of the Raiders defense as everyone knows is the defensive line. It is anchored by six-time pro-bowler Richard Seymour and 300-pounder Tommy Kelly. The defensive line also features two young stout defensive ends, Matt Shaugnessey and Lamarr Houston.

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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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Interview with Draft Prospect Colin Kaepernick (Audio)

Fast rising prospect Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick10) talks about his visit with the Raiders, his decision to stay home for the draft, the pistol offense and more. Thanks to Shawn Smith (@1stladyXAMSport) and Scott Smith (@XAMSports) for making the interview happen.

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Interview on ESPN Radio Honolulu (Audio)

ESPN Honolulu was kind enough to have me on Sports Animals. Here is the audio. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Twitter

  • @ChiefsReporter All about getting the ball to your playmakers.
    about 3 hours ago
  • Rams, Chargers, Raiders all need stadium and are interested in L.A. I still figure 2 of the 3 end up there.
    about 3 hours ago
  • RT @caplannfl: It's getting serious....#NFL to survey L.A. market in possible step toward team relocation http://t.co/ul9jIGboKC
    about 3 hours ago
  • #Chargers and Rivers are going deep more likely because defenses are rolling safety down to better defend Allen and Gates.
    about 3 hours ago
  • @EricStangel The type of blitz I don't have the numbers on. Possible defenses are playing more single-high to take away Gates/Allen.
    about 3 hours ago