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2011 Oakland Raiders Preview: Football Sickness Edition

I discuss Pryor and breakdown the offense and defense for the 2011 season on the Football Sickness Podcast. Check it out.

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Posted in 2011 Preview

Pryor Signs, Tatupu Next?

Reports surfaced early Thursday that Terrelle Pryor had agreed to terms with the Raiders. Of course, Raiders executive John Herrera denied the report, but said Pryor would hopefully sign his deal tonight. Well, now it is official, Terrelle Pryor has

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Posted in Contracts, Training Camp 2011

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

Hue’s Bullies Are Meek In Loss

Hue Jackson has been beating a drum this offseason. He wants his team to bully opposing teams. It’s reminiscent of something Mike Singletary would say. Big talk from the coach doesn’t always translate to the team. On Saturday at Candlestick, the Raiders

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Posted in Battle of the Bay, Preseason 2011, Raiders @ 49ers, Studs & Duds

Wimbley Extended, Tatupu Visits

Kamerion Wimbley’s cap figure is now more manageable. He agrees on a five-year, $48 million deal which includes $29 million in guarantees. The signing was brought about somewhat urgently by Zach Miller’s visit to Seattle and former coach Tom Cable.

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Posted in 2011 Free Agency

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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Put the Blackout on TV

It’s ironic just how much the term “blackout” applies to the Raiders. With 11 straight TV blackouts, the Raiders literally had lost a part of their mystique. This is the Silver and “Black.” The “Black” Hole might be the most

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Bye Bye Bust Label: Draft Picks Shining For The Raiders

People line up to declare the next Al Davis draft selection a bust because the Raiders are well known for draft blunders. These people point to a lack of football instincts in the players Al Davis drafts. They say things

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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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Studs and Duds From Week 2

It wasn’t pretty, but the Raiders got a win to improve to 1-1. Studs Tommy Kelly and John Henderson Stopping the run was the goal and these two guys were the biggest reason. Henderson’s efforts were almost entirely stopping the

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