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The RaidersBlog Podcast – Episode 6

In episode 6 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@chrishansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) discuss the contract restructuring of both Tyvon Branch and Mike Brisiel, how Dustin Colquitt’s new deal with the Chiefs impacts the Raiders chances of re-singing

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Week 12 Defensive Preview: Stop Forte

The Bears come into Oakland minus their starting quarterback Jay Cutler. They will turn from Cutler to Caleb Hanie. It changes the game considerably from what the Raiders would have been facing with Jay Cutler under center. The Bears will

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Special Teams is Raiders’ X-Factor

Kickers are usually the guy you tease; the “weakling” on the team. When they make tackles, guys nudge each other and say “That was the kicker! Bet he’s happy.” Sure, everyone knows that the kicker is absolutely essential. At times

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Studs and Duds From Week 3

The Raiders victory over the Jets has the coach and the team riding high. Even the national media is catching on as the Raiders are now making the top 10 in the mostly ridiculous power rankings. Tom Brady comes to

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Raiders’ Brash Attitude Propelled Win Over the Broncos

During the night telecast of the Monday night opening double-header between two bitter AFC West rivals, something ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer said caught not only my attention, but I’m sure a lot of other residents of Raider Nation as well.

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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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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 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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Twitter

  • RT @BenHigginsSD: So, that game had an INT w/ a fumble, a 99-yd INT TD return, a sack-fumble TD return, a blocked punt, and a goal-line INT…
    about 18 mins ago
  • RT @BroncosTV: Big shout out from Coach Fox for the offensive line during the victory speech, team cheered.
    about 23 mins ago
  • Bad onside kick. Too cute.
    about 33 mins ago
  • Stop doing this TJ Ward.
    about 35 mins ago
  • RT @LobShots: I could watch fired up Magic Mike all day, errrryday. #chargers https://t.co/gsrGGpOlyA
    about 38 mins ago