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Davis makes first appearance

A few news and notes from Friday’s second practice:
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Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 195 Comments »

Great Scott, a multiple defense?

Since Trevor Scott was open to talking about his defensive role Friday, it’s worth examining what might be in store for the second-year defensive end out of Buffalo.
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Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 156 Comments »

Quick hits

Some quick hits from Day 2 of “learning intensive’’ practices:
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Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 119 Comments »

DHB drops in for practice

Let’s be fair about it. It wasn’t exactly an optimum situation to go out for your first pass as a rookie first-round draft pick with a reported $23.5 million guranteed in your back pocket.
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Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 544 Comments »

First day of school

In the earlier post I referenced the Raiders’ ultra-light practice session which aborted plays with a whistle within a second or two of the snap.

It was a practice which would be scoffed at by old-timers. When the Raiders said they were going twice a day for the first four days Tom Cable was called “Old School,’’ when in reality it was just “school.’’
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Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 219 Comments »

Opening practice news and notes

Some news and notes from the Raiders first training camp practice:
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Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 82 Comments »

Report: DHB agrees to terms

The Raiders have reportedly come to terms with top pick Darrius Heyward-Bey, according to former NFL Network and current ESPN-to-be correspondent Adam Schefter via Profootballtalk.com
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Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 246 Comments »

Walker to open on PUP

Wide receiver Javon Walker will open training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list as he rehabs from offseason knee surgery.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 90 Comments »

Notes, quotes

Notes and quotes from Tuesday at the Napa Marriott, a day before the Raiders begin practices:
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 240 Comments »

Notes, Quotes

Notes and quotes from Wednesday at the Napa Marriott, a day before the Raiders begin practices:

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Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Under: Uncategorized | 18 Comments »