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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

Saints @ Raiders Preseason Preview: Forget 2009

It was 2009 the last time the Raiders played the Saints in the preseason. The New Orleans Saints were still the “Aints” and the Raiders were a team headed into the Tom Cable era without a true identity. That game-also

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Posted in 2011 Preview, Preseason 2011, Saints @ Raiders

Morrison Signs With The Bills

Per Jaz Glazer of Fox Sports, Kirk Morrison has signed with the Buffalo Bills. If the Raiders wanted to bring in a linebacker, they are down to Lofa Tatupu as the only remaining serviceable option. The Raiders were already thin at linebacker

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Posted in Training Camp 2011

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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Posted in 2011 Preview, Cardinals @ Raiders, Preseason 2011

Guided By The Ground Game

No one runs the ball better than the Raiders, except the Chiefs. Remember that line from week nine? In week 14, it could be rephrased. No one runs the ball better than the Raiders, except the Chiefs and Jaguars. The

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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 3

Studs Richard Seymour (+8/-1) His hamstring didn’t seem to bother his play. He was applying pressure consistently and was a force stopping the run. The Raiders are paying Seymour elite money this season and can’t be disappointed with his play.

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The Raiders’ Ferocious Front Four

If football games are won in the trenches, it only seems appropriate to take a closer look at the Raiders’ defensive line. The Raiders released Gerard Warren this winter and drafted Lamarr Houston from the University of Texas to solidify

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A Look At The Raiders Revamped Core of Linebackers

Did the Raiders fix the run defense with the revamping of the linebackers? It is one of the biggest questions the Raiders will need to answer this offseason. If so, can the linebackers Trevor Scott, Rolando McClain, and Kamerion Wimbley

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10 Lingering Questions For The Raiders

The Raiders had a few basic goals this offseason: Improve the rush defense without sacrificing a pass rush, protect the QB, improve the return game, and acquire a better QB. I'm not sure even the Raiders believed they could address

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Twitter

  • Camp isn't that long. GUESS is #Raiders are going to hope for 3rd preseason game for Hayden. Will take Week 1, pray not longer.
    about 57 mins ago
  • #Chiefs missing Sean McGrath....#BeardGang weeps.
    about 1 hour ago
  • Details from Will. RT @injuryexpert: @ChrisHansenNFL @DWaltz21 Bone for Lisfranc is seldom stress fx. It’s usually a traumatic injury.
    about 1 hour ago
  • *Sneering Gut Laugh* RT @AaronNagler: Finding the @fboutsiders shopping cart: An annual hour long tradition.
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  • Peyton's bit on Jay Glazer is too funny.
    about 1 hour ago