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Raiders quick hits

Fighting through some connection problems with both the blog and Twitter, but here’s a few notes from Tom Cable’s press briefing Wednesday:
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
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TSN: No Raiders among top coaches

Something to chew on while waiting for Tom Cable to give a pre-camp update . . .

The Sporting News compiled a list of the top 50 coaches or managers in all of sports, including pro and college football, the NHL, the NBA and college basketball. UCLA coach John Woodson was No. 1, with Green Bay and Washington Redskins coach Vince Lombardi No. 2.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
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To Vick, or not to Vick?

Here’s a link to an Bay Area News Group poll about whether the Raiders or 49ers should sign Michael Vick.

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Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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Rookie class minus-1

As the Raiders gradually arrived to the Napa Marriott Tuesday, it appeared everyone from the draft class was accounted for except for wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, the No. 7 overall selection.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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Garcia remains a diplomat

Transcript of an interview with quarterback Jeff Garcia when he continues to straddle the difficult line of accepting his role as a backup with his undeniable desire to be the starting quarterback:
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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Camp analysis: Special teams

Last in a series analyzing Raiders position groups with players reporting for camp today:
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Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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DHB the only mystery

When the Raiders begin checking in to the Napa Marriott Tuesday, chances are the only mystery will be if first-round draft pick Darrius Heyward-Bey is among them.
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Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2009
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Camp analysis: Defensive backs

Eighth in a series analyzing Raiders position groups with players reporting to camp Tuesday:
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Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2009
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Camp analysis: Linebackers

Seventh in a series of posts analyzing Raiders position groups with players reporting for training camp Tuesday:
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Posted on Sunday, July 26th, 2009
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Gallery out after appendectomy

When the Raiders take the field for the first time Thursday, it will be without the services of starting left guard Robert Gallery.
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Posted on Saturday, July 25th, 2009
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