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Raiders Can’t Afford Asomugha

After crunching a few numbers, making a few educated estimations, and updating some old salary cap data one thing is clear: The Raiders can’t afford Nnamdi Asomugha. The Raiders may only be able to afford Zach Miller or Michael Huff,

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Player Workouts Are Worth The Risk

More than a few people have commented on player-organized workouts with, “just wait until a player blows out a knee.” Are player-organized workouts worth the risk of potential injury? At best the workouts are half-speed scrimmages with no contact. The

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Campbell & Seymour Organizing Workouts

Jason Campbell was interviewed on Sirius NFL radio this morning and among the things discussed was player organized workouts. Campbell, who in recent days posted numerous Twitter photos of his workouts with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy, told Sirius he is

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2011 Raiders Draft Preview

The Raiders had a renaissance of sorts in 2010. A stellar draft class helped propel them to an 8-8 record and the first non-losing season since 2002. The draft is nearly a national holiday for NFL fans, but for the

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Better Than Nostradamus? Predictions Revisited

Revisiting 20 early predictions from last May. How did I do? I said then I was as steadfast as a politician making campaign promises. I only changed one before the season began (projected win total). Lets take a look. 1.

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Maverick Davis Defies Convention, Again

Stanford Routt received a new contract for $31 million over three years with about $10 per year over the first two years. Richard Seymour will be paid in the $12-15 million per year range for the next two years. Kamerion Wimbley will

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2010 Defensive Line Review

By Rick Drummond, Profootballfocus.com It would be hard to argue that this wasn’t the most outstanding position group for the 2010 Oakland Raiders (though the running backs could make a case for themselves.) With impact performances coming from all spots

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Studs and Duds From Week 6

The Raiders scored nine points on offense and gave up 196 yards passing to Alex Smith and 149 yards rushing to Frank Gore. Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes. I’d call that a complete failure to execute any

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Rebound: Texans @ Raiders Preview

The Raiders wasted an opportunity an opportunity to get to 2-1 last week, while the Houston Texans fell to 2-1 after a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Both teams will try to rebound in week four and put tough losses behind them

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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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Twitter

  • RT @FieldGulls: Re-watching Seahawks-Chargers game and getting mad about how insanely awesome Philip Rivers TD passes to Gates were
    about 5 hours ago
  • @CAnderson1983 Um...this is defense.
    about 9 hours ago
  • Correction: Most improved 3rd down defenses so far: PHI, MIA, HOU, PIT, DET. Biggest declines SEA, DEN, NYG, NO, SF
    about 9 hours ago
  • Probably too early to glean much from the conversion percentages. Early yet, but interesting none the less.
    about 9 hours ago
  • @gberry523 @PHSportsGoddess 2 of 14 last week. 4 of 12 tonight.
    about 9 hours ago