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Special Teams Battle: Brian Schneider vs. John Fassel

Remember Brian Schneider? I bet most of the Raider Nation does, because Schneider coached the Raiders special teams in 2007 and 2008. Schneider was considered by many to be a great special teams coordinator for the Raiders. What was so

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Figurs Out, Pears Returns

Per a source and as speculated, receiver Yamon Figurs has been released to make room for offensive tackle Erik Pears. Keeping Figurs on the active roster was a mistake because his contract is now guaranteed for the entire season. In

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“Return” To Excellence

One of the major problems with the 2009 Raiders was the struggle in the return game. Fullback Gary Russell became the primary kick returner when Nick Miller was injured for the season. Johnnie Lee Higgins was the primary punt returner,

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  • What is the deal with this field? 7 planned replacements & considering fake turf next year. In NorCal. Absurd. https://t.co/04LF6uUfj9
    about 4 hours ago
  • RT @ProFootballTalk: After 24 clean months, Von Miller exits substance-abuse program http://t.co/oOecC51ep3
    about 4 hours ago
  • RT @VicTafur: Mud declined comment https://t.co/TywhX5BAdt
    about 14 hours ago
  • @tompageiii A lot. If he deserves it, he'll get it.
    about 16 hours ago
  • He'll take the $, but would think he considers staying if equal offer. Raiders normally have to overpay. https://t.co/AomILzvt8a
    about 16 hours ago