1. Oakland Raiders: Rebuilding Process Nearly Complete

    "I love it when a plan comes together!" Not even the most adamant Raider-hater can deny the improvements made by the Oakland Raiders this offseason. Accounts describing the extent of this improvement vary depending upon who is doing the speaking...

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  2. Oakland Raiders: Path to the Playoffs-Part 4

    The stretch run begins! As the 2010 season draws to a close, the Oakland Raiders will be hunting a playoff berth...

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  3. Oakland Raiders: Path To the Playoffs-Part 3

    And the road gets even more difficult! If I'm correct with my analysis in the two previous parts of this series, the Oakland Raiders will bring a 6-2 record into week nine of the 2010 NFL season...

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  4. Oakland Raiders' Path To The Playoffs-Part 2

    Things are about to get very interesting! Assuming I am correct in part one of this series, the Oakland Raiders will enter the second quarter of the season at 4-0...

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  5. Oakland Raiders' Path To the Playoffs-Part One

    New Faces-New Season-New Oakland Raiders! Raider Nation is rampant with excitement stemming from positive reports out of Oakland Raiders mini-camp...

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  6. Oakland Raiders Projected Depth Chart: Part 5

    Something tells me with all the decisions, possibilities, and scrutiny upon him, Tom Cable must have a permanent head ache! This is the final installment of my five part series projecting the Oakland Raiders opening day depth chart...

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  7. Oakland Raiders: Projected Depth Chart—Part 4

    If you have been following this series, you'll remember a statement I made in Part-3. I said the defensive line was the most difficult position to predict. Do you remember that? Yeah, well...

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  8. Oakland Raiders: Projected Depth Chart—Part 3

    In the first two parts of this series I discussed what I thought the depth chart would look like for the "skill" players and offensive line. This time, I'll be looking at the defensive line...

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  9. Oakland Raiders: Projected Depth Chart--Part 2

    In part one of this series, I explained that Tom Cable has had a huge impact on the overall look of the Oakland Raiders. This is most evident when you look at the group of players to be featured in this second part, the offensive line...

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  10. Oakland Raiders: Projected Depth Chart—Part 1

    Head Coach Tom Cable has had a huge impact on the look of the Oakland Raiders. He got the guys he wanted in the draft, free agency, and through trades. Now, he has some tough decisions to make...

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  11. JaMarcus Russell Is Gone: Is Darren McFadden Raider Nation's Next Target?

    Darren McFadden needs to get in gear to avoid a "Russell-like" fate! The current offseason put together by the Oakland Raiders has inspired a ground swell of positivity and elation from the majority of Raider Nation...

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  12. Oakland Raiders Finally Release JaMarcus Russell

    I said it wouldn't happen, but I stand corrected —and elated! ESPN and the NFL Network are now reporting that the Oakland Raiders have released former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell...

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  13. Oakland Raiders: Five QBs in Camp, Only One Legitimate Starter!

    The great offseason the Oakland Raiders are having has stirred optimism within Raider Nation. The fans are more excited this year than they have been in nearly a decade, and rightfully so...

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  14. Oakland Raiders Having a Great Offseason, but They Haven't Won Anything Yet

    A win in the offseason doesn't automatically mean winning on the field! As a long-time Oakland Raider fan, I too got caught up in the wave of positivity generated by the excellent ...

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  15. Five Underrated NFL Players over the Last 15 Years

    Over the years, there have been many NFL players that have burst on the scene and captured our imagination immediately. Names like Chris Johnson of the Titans, Matt Ryan of the Falcons, and Mark Sanchez of the Jets personify this phenomenon...

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  16. Meet the Oakland Raiders' Undrafted Free Agents

    As I stated in my previous article, "Oakland Raiders 2010 Draft: Analyzing and Grading each pick," the Oakland Raiders did a great job in the draft, but didn't address all the team needs...

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  17. Oakland Raider's 2010 Draft: Analyzing and Grading each Pick

    Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders appear to have turned the corner. 2010 is seeing Davis and head coach Tom Cable guide the Oakland Raiders organization back onto the road to respectability...

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  18. A Done Deal: Redskins Trade QB Jason Campbell to the Oakland Raiders

    This just keeps getting better! NFL network analyst Jason LaCamfora and ESPN's Adam Schefter are reporting that the front offices of the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins have ...

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  19. 2010 Oakland Raiders Draft: Lamarr Houston Means Defensive Options Galore

    "...the Oakland Raiders select, Lamarr Houston, defensive tackle, Texas." Wait. What? That can't be right, can it? The Raiders don't make two good picks in a row, do they? Apparently, ...

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  20. 2010 NFL Draft Round Two Draft Grades: Winners and Losers

    Round two is in the books, and once again there were some great picks, some bad picks, and some big surprises. There was still a lot of good talent on the board when the second round began...

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  21. Rolando McClain: A First Round Pick Raider Nation Can Embrace...Finally!

    "...the Oakland Raiders select, Rolando McClain-ILB, University of Alabama." "Oh thank God!" I uttered to myself! I was so worried that I was going to hear Bruce Campbell, Jason Pierre-Paul, ...

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  22. Draft Picks 2010: A Look at the Top 10 Selections

    "The 2010 NFL draft is officially open. The St. Louis Rams are on the clock." With those words from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the first official day of the 2010 NFL season was under way...

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  23. Five Positions the Oakland Raiders DON'T Need on Draft Day!

    Every member of Raider Nation has an opinion as to what players Al Davis should take on draft day. Most fans are agreed that Oakland needs to improve the offensive line, defensive line, and middle linebacker positions...

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  24. Oakland Raiders Draft Day: With Al Davis in Charge, What Could Go Wrong?

    As the 2010 NFL draft approaches, many Oakland Raider fans find themselves wondering, "what is Al Davis going to do to mess things up this year?" Darius Heyward-Bey and Darren McFadden ...

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  25. 2010 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders Pre-Draft Needs—A Coach's Perspective

    Once again, Raider Nation is all atwitter over the looming NFL draft. Questions and speculation abound within Raider Nation...

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