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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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Twitter

  • @ohitsdom There was a fake. It was a zone read.
    about 35 mins ago
  • Already have. QB is a runner https://t.co/dvT4sgL4Ed
    about 38 mins ago
  • @QBKlass Fairly smart or smart? Why the qualifier?
    about 41 mins ago
  • @LanceZierlein @StephStradley Can always motion the slot down into a tight split or let Manning read the front. Hasn't done that in past.
    about 1 hour ago
  • In Philly there is pressure to play him right away, a media circus, Chip getting him smashed like Bradford & tightly-wound fans. Disaster.
    about 1 hour ago