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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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  • He wasn't even signed Week 1. RT @Rodfather530: @ChrisHansenNFL not Jamarcus?
    about 2 hours ago
  • Uncharted territory for #Raiders. No one on offensive staff has started rook QB Wk 1. Although all have some experience starting one later.
    about 2 hours ago
  • So 54 years without a rookie Week 1 starter. Pretty remarkable when you think about it.
    about 2 hours ago
  • FYI, #Raiders first year ever was 1960.
    about 2 hours ago
  • @DashMan18 You wanted to believe it.
    about 2 hours ago