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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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  • Carr and Gabe after 2017 season. Probably Carr then Gabe. Mack has fifth option year. No reason for any struggle. https://t.co/wAcD4beHFt
    about 7 hours ago
  • After next season. https://t.co/jNymlv0YGz
    about 7 hours ago
  • With Mack's deal the following year, it's a good idea. https://t.co/DipOg6hsZ9
    about 10 hours ago
  • It pushes the big deal up a year, but franchise quarterbacks never play on the tag and Carr will sign before the other guys push market up.
    about 10 hours ago
  • Starting to think the #Raiders not having the 5th year option on Derek Carr might not be the worst thing.
    about 10 hours ago