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Archive for April, 2009

Now I’m an Andre Smith guy

I’m waffling enough to be a politician, although I offer the defense of an ever-shifting situation.
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Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 203 Comments »

ESPN radio mock

Here’s how the ESPN radio mock draft played out from picks 1 through 32:
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Posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
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If not Crabtree, then Raji by default

As noted in Tuesday’s on-line chat, I’m involved in a mock draft which started this way:
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Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009
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Raiders live chat with Jerry McDonald, Tuesday, 1 p.m. PDT

Join Jerry McDonald for some pre-NFL draft talk on Tuesday, April 21 at 1 p.m. PDT during our weekly Raiders live chat.

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Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2009
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Will Raiders pass if Curry falls to No. 7?

Regarded at the time of the NFL combine as perhaps the safest pick in the draft, the financial realities of taking a linebacker with a premium pick could cause Wake Forest linebacker Aaron Curry to take a tumble.
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Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2009
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Absence makes Crabtree’s suitors grow fonder

The Raiders are probably more likely to select Michael Crabtree in absence of a recent 40-yard dash time, rather than less likely.
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Posted on Saturday, April 18th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 142 Comments »

Raiders not in Madden’s fulltime plans

John Madden told Bay Area News Group-East Bay columnist Cam Inman Thursday he had no plans to become a consultant for the Raiders, nor was he planning on becoming involved in ownership.
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Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2009
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Madden now available to Raiders

It’s been nothing more than speculation and educated guessing that John Madden was the “unique” person Al Davis hinted would be joining the Raiders in a front office capacity.
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Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2009
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Who are Cable’s fantastic four?

Asked Tuesday if the Raiders had narrowed their focus regarding the No. 7 pick in the draft, Raiders coach Tom Cable said, “Four spots. I’m not going to share them with you, either. But I know we need one of four guys.”
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2009
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2009 schedule

Raiders 2009 schedule (all times Pacific)
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Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 469 Comments »