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Who’s missing at Wednesday OTA

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 at 9:50 am in Oakland Raiders.

As the Raiders completed stretching and broke into position groups for drills, the following players were not present:

P Ricky Schmitt, QB Jeff Garcia, P Shane Lechler, PK Sebastian Janikowski, WR Arman Shields, QB Andrew Walter, RB Justin Fargas, FS Hiram Eugene, S Mike Mitchell, FB Oren O’Neal, DE Derrick Burgess, WR Javon Walker, DT Terdell Sands, DE Jay Richardson.

WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring) was on the field running through drills with the receivers, and DT Gerard Warren (pectoral) was also suited up.

This doesn’t preclude the possibility of some players appearing from the locker room after this post . . . will check in later.

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  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Now a 25 yard TD to Miller….uh-oh…is our defense that bad? lol

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    I’m calling it right now…based on this OTA, Russell is going to the HOF!!!!

  • OAKlifer

    and a TD to Michael Bush underneath. 4 straight Td throws, best red zone drill of the year. By far.

    David white TWIT

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Jerry Mac….get with the program and start Twittering!

  • OAKlifer

    I’m calling it right now…based on this OTA, Russell is going to the PLAYOFFS in ’09!!!!!

    you heard it here first!!!! Double shot of Kool-Aode this way!!!!!!!

  • SnB Defense

    Good, Michael Bush got a catch. Hopefully we hear more Michael Bush exploits this year.

  • http://raidermight.com RaiderMight

    “Russell throws consecutive TDs from 6 yd line, high 5s all around. Laser to Reece at back of end zone perfect”

    You guys can stop panicing for OTAs. lol

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Fumbled snap….you are fired Wade!!!!

  • DMAC

    I wonder where’s Huggy Bear??

  • 4evaRaider
  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Barnes still playing second team LT? Bummer.

  • OAKlifer

    Kool-Aode this way!!!!!!!
    ………………………….

    maybe I should just have a sinlgle!!! LOL

    *Kool-Aide

  • OAKlifer

    maybe I should just have a sinlgle!!! LOL

    *******************

    Maybe I should quit drinking or hit spell check!!!

    *Single

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Go McFadden!!!!

  • 4evaRaider

    get him Ricky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • r8rpaver

    Oak your already drunk off kool -aid….that a boy

  • lefty12

    not really,Dakota.let Barnes and Henderson both get reps there before deciding who starts and who might have to move.

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Lefty, you might be right…keep the pressure on Henderson until the preseason and then move Barnes to RT?

  • 4evaRaider

    Branch cant keep up with Dmac!?!?!?!?!??!!?!??!?!!!

  • OAKlifer

    I always try to get David white to talk to me along with a bunch of other people twitter sucks no one ever talks to us raider fans!!!!!!! any one know how to use this thing?????

    RICKY BROWN 4 PREZ!!!!!

  • http://raidermight.com RaiderMight

    I thought Branch was pretty fast himself?

  • OAKlifer

    DT Tommy Kelly with his second offsides. Been a problem throughout offseason workouts.
    *******************************************
    He smells the Doughnut in Jruss’s hand warmer!!!!

    Just playin we love you J-roc!!!!

  • http://raidermight.com RaiderMight

    Oh oh. Time for Barnes at first team LT.

  • DMAC

    DAMN Twitter! Can’t get from my job!

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Barnes is in….sack, sack, penalty, sack, penalty, DUI, sack…

  • http://atm Raider O

    OAK,

    “Based on this OTA”

    LMFAO , you don’t need anymore KookAide!!

  • http://raidermight.com RaiderMight

    DMAC, Try going directly to David’s blog:

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfgate/detail?blogid=11&entry_id=41500#readmore

    Should work for you.

  • http://atm Raider O

    TH is doing well, I think he will have a PB year with Marshall at DC.

  • OAKlifer

    Barnes is in….sack, sack, penalty, sack, penalty, DUI, sack…

    _____________
    LMFAO thats funny shizz…DUI..LOL

  • DKnight007

    where are the panicky worry wart little girls now after hearing about those TD passes from Russell?

    Is he the worst QB ever or a HOFamer now??

    Which extreme is it?

    Sheesh….

    And now Jerry,

    Don’t get involved in tweaking and tweeting….

    Let David White do the leg work and act like a girl…..

    LOL

  • http://atm Raider O

    Can someone copy and paste from twitter please, I can’t!
    It will be a great help for our brother DMAC.

  • http://RAIDERS Oakglenn

    # Dakota Says:
    June 10th, 2009 at 10:34 am

    lol, Oakglenn, how did you manage to bring Kiffin into that Cable conversation?
    ————————————————————–

    Dakota, I Had to take a shot at MR while I had the chance!

  • 4evaRaider

    Thomas Frikken Howard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • DMAC

    Thanks guys!
    Good looking out!

  • 4evaRaider

    Thomas Howard can’t hold end zone pick, second time he’s read a Russell goal line pass

  • 4evaRaider

    DHB is running fine. Not fast, there isn’t room to go far in red zones. Hiram Eugene still out at FS.
    less than 10 seconds ago from mobile web

  • http://atm Raider O

    Oak,

    LMFAO at post 82.

  • http://raidermight.com RaiderMight

    Did it work DMAC?

  • http://atm Raider O

    Thank you 4eva, classy as always.

  • ottocrat

    My Work PC just blocks twitter completely…

  • 4evaRaider

    DHB can’t hold onto a comeback throw with a CB on him tight. Always struggles to catch iunder pressure.
    half a minute ago from mobile web

  • 4evaRaider

    =)

  • CJ Legend 34

    SnB Defense Says:
    June 10th, 2009 at 10:33 am
    Andrew Walter should have been traded/released after they drafted Russell and brought in Culpepper AND McCown.

    Walter deserves a chance to continue his career somewhere and the Raiders are foolishly tying up a roster spot on this guy.

    Did the Raiders need 4 QBs in 2007? Could the Raiders not have used a veteran prescence last year to help Russell through the regular season?

    Davis pulled this similiar b.s with LaMont Jordan and Dominic Rhodes. Afraid they were going to a division contender when the Raiders themselves were way out of contention. Could have given Bush a few starts at teh end of that season…who knows…could have changed the draft strategy in 2008.

    Davis has to focus on winning games. I don’t see how keeping Walter in pergatory helps that.

    ——————————————————-

    Well said SNB! The way the crucified Walters under the Art Shell era probably took about three years off of this kids game. It was painful to watch what that kid went through man. He is getting paid but he deserves better. You know if he was in New England, I hate to say it, he would most likely be a great back up QB.

    To sthis day it sickens me to see what they have dne to Michael Bush. This guy should be getting touches every week. If we let Bush go he will get 1200+ yards a game easy on any other team except the Lions. If Bush goes to the Donkeys I will puke!

  • http://atm Raider O

    DHB Dropped another pass!!

  • http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/60563-004-52A399D4.jpg Dakota

    Never miss an opportunity Oakglenn.

  • http://atm Raider O

    Cut him now!!!
    He was a reach!!!
    He dropped too many balls in OTAs!!

    I’m playing!! Some are not!!

  • DMAC

    Hey O
    Was he wide open?

  • 4evaRaider

    2B fair DHB is going against Nnamdi or CJ man this kid is gonna be great practing against the BEST!!!,imo

  • Mistabrown

    “This doesn’t preclude the possibility of some players appearing from the locker room after this post . . . will check in later.”

    # DMAC Says:
    June 10th, 2009 at 11:00 am

    I wonder where’s Huggy Bear??

  • ottocrat

    Ahh, I got it now.