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Archive for November, 2009

Alston to IR; Norris promoted

Linebacker Jon Alston was placed on injured reserve after missing last week’s game with residual symptoms from a concussion, with rookie fourth-round pick Slade Norris taking his place on the roster.
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Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 106 Comments »

Scoreboard survives Shane

Shane Lechler had three near-misses during warmups Thursday but never connected with the massive video scoreboard that hangs over the field at Cowboys Stadium.
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Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 2 Comments »

Cowboys Stadium notes

Pregame notes from Cowboys Stadium:
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Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 17 Comments »

Cable mum on returners, RB

News and notes following the Raiders pracitce Wednesday before they departed for Dallas:
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Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 375 Comments »

Raiders on Thanksgiving

Radio play-by-play announcer Bill King called him “Old Man Willie” during a memorable 75-yard interception return in Super Bowl XI to put away a 32-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings at the Rose Bowl.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 47 Comments »

Why Raiders kept up the pressure

News, notes and quotes Tuesday as the Raiders on a short week prepared for a Thanksgiving Day game in Dallas:
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Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 318 Comments »

Alston’s `red flag’ came too late

Linebacker Jon Alston is out with “residual” effects of a concussion, and the most important question is exactly how many times he was hurt and if he was permitted to play too long.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 16 Comments »

Shane takes aim

Much was made of the low-hanging video scoreboard which hovers above much of the sparkling new Cowboys Stadium.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 130 Comments »

Cable thought about going for two

More news, notes and quotes (at a better rate of connection speed) Monday and the weekly press conference with coach Tom Cable:
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Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 590 Comments »

Branch rewarded for dominant performance

News, notes and quotes from the Raiders practice facility Monday and coach Tom Cable’s press briefing:
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Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 76 Comments »