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Who would be Raiders’ first HOF class?

Received an e-mail from the 49ers during a weekend off with a headline worthy of “The Onion.”
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Posted on Monday, May 18th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 79 Comments »

Garcia doesn’t close door on starting

He played the good soldier as erstwhile backup at the Raiders three-day minicamp, but Jeff Garcia left the door open to wedging his way in as the starter in a radio interview with KLAC in Los Angeles.
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Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2009
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It’s Chaz vs. Crabtree, not DHB

Darrius Heyward-Bey and Michael Crabtree will be compared week to week and season to season by virtue of their draft slots and Bay Area locales.
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Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 68 Comments »

Brown clarifies radio remarks

Tim Brown has been in touch with the Raiders and said he plans to issue a statement through his marketing people regarding remarks he made on an Atlanta radio station about how owner Al Davis felt about African-American athletes from Notre Dame.
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Posted on Thursday, May 14th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 296 Comments »

Fox: TE Foschi back on roster

Fox sports reports the Raiders have agreed to terms with tight end John Paul Foschi, who played with the Raiders from 2004 through 2006 as a fullback, tight end and on special teams.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
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It’s Marshall’s turn

As much as Tom Cable has wisely distanced himself from Lane Kiffin, in one area the two were of a like mind.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 120 Comments »

Brown’s bizarre claim

Rather than spend a lot of time dealing with the out-of-left-field comments by Tim Brown on an Atlanta radio station regarding Al Davis and his supposed dislike of African-American football players from Notre Dame, I’ll leave a couple of links to archived stories I wrote in 2006.
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Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 332 Comments »

Live Raiders chat with Jerry McDonald today at 1 p.m. PDT

Which Raiders rookies and newcomers looked the best at this past weekend’s minicamp? Our Jerry McDonald will provide the answers during our live chat today (Tuesday) at 1 p.m. PDT on our “Inside the Raiders” blog.

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Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 287 Comments »

The silver lining

If you’re one of those people shaking their heads because three of Oakland’s first four draft picks ended up with sore hamstrings, watching their new teammates finish minicamp Sunday, just wait until next year.
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Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 451 Comments »

Minicamp concludes

Notes and quotes following the Raiders fifth and final minicamp practice:
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Posted on Sunday, May 10th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 152 Comments »