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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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  • PSA: wear eye protection.
    about 1 hour ago
  • RT @RAIDERS: Hall of Famers @81TimBrown and Fred Biletnikoff at the Biletnikoff Golf Tournament http://t.co/CEq7YCaQV9
    about 4 hours ago
  • I do really like Fowler, but best defensive player in the draft kind of like? Unsure.
    about 7 hours ago
  • I'd have to watch more Fowler to say for sure. I wasn't a huge fan on first watch. https://t.co/M6946WYXSi
    about 7 hours ago
  • @FtblSickness Those first two are probably the majority, but that last one is subject of much debate.
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