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A Deeper Look Into Roster Decisions

This is the time of year where general managers earn their money. They are paid to make the right decisions for the team, whether it’s the most popular one or not. It is also the time of year when fans

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Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

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A Defensive Scheme Mystery

There is always going to be a good debate between fans on how the Raiders should scheme on defense. It really doesn’t matter what side you are on, because there are good arguments for both sides. There has been speculation

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McKenzie’s Shortlist

Pete Carmichael Jr. Status: Interviewed 1/13, no longer under consideration Age: 40 Specialty: Offense/Quarterbacks Current Position: Offensive Coordinator, New Orleans Saints Head Coaching Experience: None McKenzie link: unknown Notes: Carmichael has been Sean Payton’s offensive coordinator for many years. He’s

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What Really Lead To Hue Jackson’s Firing?

Allow me for a moment to walk the Raider Nation through a timeline of Hue Jackson’s tenure with the Raiders. 2010 Al Davis hires Hue Jackson to revamp an offense that hadn’t been good in many years. With the aide of competent

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McKenzie Hired To Make Tough Decisions

Hue Jackson had been with the Raiders for two years. One as the offensive coordinator and one as the head coach. Both seasons ended with a record of 8-8 and no postseason play. The offense has improved since Hue has gotten

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Reggie McKenzie to be Raiders GM

Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie will be the Raiders next general manager according to an ESPN report. The Raiders general manager had been owner Al Davis since 1963. Thus a new era of Raiders football begins

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Twitter

  • @Ryan_Riddle @FtblSickness Carr is 9 for 15 for 113 yards when blitzed this preseason FWIW. Not horrible, but have been some issues there.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @Jmcobern1 @Ryan_Riddle 1 hold or false start per game.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @DraftTJC @Jmcobern1 @Ryan_Riddle He did. Gabe Jackson too good not to start. 3rd round pick.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @Jmcobern1 @Ryan_Riddle Watson benched. Barnes starting RT.
    about 4 hours ago
  • Wise strategy. RT @Ryan_Riddle: Rex Ryan should blitz the heck out of Derek Carr. Has not proven he can handle it at any level.
    about 4 hours ago