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Archive for July, 2009

Asomugha: Coaching turnover has hurt

Highlights of an interview with Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on the “Petros and Money” show on KLAC (570-AM) in Los Angeles:
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Posted on Friday, July 17th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 239 Comments »

Myers set to sign?

Profootballtalk.com is reporting the Raiders, according to a league source, are prepared to sign sixth-round draft pick Brandon Myers.
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Posted on Thursday, July 16th, 2009
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PFT: Murphy to Rosenhaus

Profootballtalk.com is reporting that Raiders fourth-round draft pick Louis Murphy has switched agents, dumping DeBartolo Sports for Drew Rosenhaus.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
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Sulak official, Joseph waived

In addition to waiving sixth-round draft pick Stryker Sulak, the Raiders have cut undrafted free agent linebacker Frantz Joseph, according to the transactions page on Raiders.com.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
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No need to panic over 6th-round Strykeout

It’s a little disconcerting to have used a sixth-round draft pick on someone who you quickly deem to be incapable of making your football team, but that’s all it is.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 241 Comments »

Davis released, Sulak reportedly waived

Safety Keith Davis, signed as a reserve safety and special teams player during the offseason, was released according to the transactions page on Raiders.com
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Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 361 Comments »

TSN: Raiders under radar

In a Sporting News story authored by Profooballtalk.com founder Mike Florio, the Raiders are named as an NFL team flying under the radar as a postseason possibility.
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Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 108 Comments »

Ellis should be at home in a 4-3

While there was speculation Greg Ellis would likely wind up with a team which ran a 3-4 defense similar to the one he left in Dallas, in reality he felt the way he was used in the alignment took away from the strength of his game.
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Posted on Friday, July 10th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 679 Comments »

NFL Network: Camp JaMarcus is on

According to the NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora, JaMarcus Russell made good on his promise to gather some of his receivers for a secret passing camp before the Raiders report for training camp on July 29.
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Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 417 Comments »

UFL says no to “Tuck rule”

Have never bothered to mention the fledgling United Football League in this space because there have been no Raiders ties that I’m aware of, not to mention my natural skepticism about it lasting more than a year or two.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 317 Comments »