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Hurry Up and Wait

The Raiders took the field for the first time in 2011. Missing were key free agents Nnamdi Asomugha, Zach Miller and Michael Huff and restricted free agents Michael Bush and Marcel Reece. Missing also were the slow tempo learning-intensive practices

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Who is Bob Wylie?

Who is Bob Wylie and is he qualified to turn around one of the most important positions on the roster?After examining Bob Wylie’s resume, the man can clearly coach. He had previous stops in Tampa Bay, Chicago and Arizona and

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Who Will Get The Job?

Al Davis decided not to pickup Tom Cable’s two-year guaranteed option. Two years, fully guaranteed. Think about that for one second. It isn’t something to brush past in a rush to retain a coach that the players like. Tom Cable

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Hot For Harbaugh

Why are so many teams hot for Jim Harbaugh? Why do I like him so much? There is a pretty simple answer. Harbaugh is a good leader of men, he can develop quarterbacks, and he has instant credibility. Those might

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Black Monday With Silver Lining

Tom Cable made his case to remain the head coach of the Oakland Raiders by drubbing the Chiefs in Kansas City. For whatever reason, the Raiders came to play against division foes, but struggled against good competition outside of the

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Cable’s Last Stand

The looming question headed into the off season is if Tom Cable will be retained as head coach. Cable’s contract expires January 18 unless owner Al Davis picks up a one-year, $2.5 million-dollar option. That means Al Davis will have a couple

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Report: Al Davis Wants Campbell

Steve Corkan of the Contra Costa Times is reporting, according to several sources, that Al Davis has expressed his desire for Jason Campbell to remain the starting quarterback. This was one of the possible scenarios I presented this morning for

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Gradkowski Graduates

Bruce Gradkowski is the Raiders new starting quarterback. The majority of fans get what they wanted. There is no denying Gradkowski deserves to start based on his play in the second half of last Sunday’s win against St. Louis and

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The Case For Campbell

Every team and coach dreams of having two great quarterbacks and being forced to decide between them. It isn’t unprecedented. The Falcons once had Michael Vick and Matt Schaub. The Falcons chose unwisely, but they still had two franchise signal

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Minicamp: Magic or Misery?

There is an elephant in the room and every other sports writer on the planet is going to want to talk about him.I will attempt to write an entire blog post without mentioning He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Minicamp can be the start of

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Twitter

  • Raiders signed CB Ras I Dowling to their practice squad. Was with Jets, their week 1 opponent.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @jandrogarcia79 Hope today.
    about 4 hours ago
  • Chargers waived Marion Grice. A lot of people really liked him coming out.
    about 4 hours ago
  • @1960autumnwind Okay.
    about 4 hours ago
  • Alex Smith's Contract Extension Is the Perfect Deal for the Kansas City #Chiefs http://t.co/VjQXhNFpsW via @bleacherreport
    about 10 hours ago