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Archive for April, 2009

Lal has a big job in front of him

UPDATE: Raiders confirm six undrafted free agent signings. See bottom of story.

On the bright side, at least the Raiders haven’t brought back Jerry Porter.
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Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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What did the Raiders lose?

After the on-line chat, I’ve been doing some freelance work today (not to mention helping coach in Little League _ another tough loss) including a preseason article which includes the categories “Key addition” and “key loss.”
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Posted on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
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Live Raiders chat with Jerry McDonald, Tuesday, 1 p.m. PDT

Get your post-draft questions ready for Jerry McDonald, who’ll be on hand for a live chat on our “Inside the Raiders” blog on Tuesday, April 28 at 1 p.m. PDT.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
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Filling out the roster

The Raiders typically don’t announce undrafted free agents until they show up at the first minicamp (unless they’re on the Chris Johnson secret-signing plan and they don’t announce it at all).
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Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2009
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2009 draft wrap

Some post draft observations before shutting it down for the night:
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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Tom Cable Day 2 Q&A

A transcript from Tom Cable’s press conference Sunday following Day 2 of the NFL Draft:
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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Louis Murphy Q&A

A transcript of a conference call with Florida wide receiver Louis Murphy, a fourth-round draft pick, No. 124 overall:
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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UPDATE: Myers added at TE

The Raiders sixth round selection, No. 199 overall, is Missouri defensive end Stryker Sulak, and then made a trade to get to No. 202 and select Iowa tight end Brandon Myers.
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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Sharp criticism from Carter, Dilfer

The day started out nice as the Raiders received an apology of sorts from NFL Network Mike Mayock over his downgrading of safety Mike Mitchell, but later disintegrated after an ESPN studio session following a routine interview with coach Tom Cable by Suzy Kolber.
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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Matt Shaughnessy Q&A

Transcript of a conference call with third-round draft pick Matt Shaughnessy:
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Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009
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