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Gradkowski turning up the intensity

The Raiders have ditched even-keeled for energy and passion.
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Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2009
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Bruce Gradkowski Q&A

A transcript of starting quarterback Bruce Gradkowski’s session with the media Thursday:
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Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2009
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Benson looking like a no-go

Cincinnati running back Cedric Benson, a key figure in the club’s surprising 7-2 record, appears unlikely to play after missing his second consecutive practice Thursday, according to the NFL Network.
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Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2009
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Russell takes extra work

News, notes and observations following Tom Cable’s post-practice press briefing:
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Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2009
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Ted Tollner Q&A

Passing game coordinator Ted Tollner’s thoughts Thursday on the Raiders quarterback switch and how it will affect the offense:
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Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2009
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Look out for the tumbleweeds

Ted Tollner said it’s apparent the Raiders offensive players are throwing their support behind Bruce Gradkowski just as they did JaMarcus Russell.
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Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2009
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Lease deal no surprise

More news and notes and observations following Wednesday’s practice:
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Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
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Cable on benching Russell

How coach Tom Cable responded to questions about benching quarterback JaMarcus Russell in favor of backup Bruce Gradkowski:
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Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
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Last of Russell in ’09? Not likely

Raiders coach Tom Cable made it clear Wednesday he wasn’t looking at the elevation of Bruce Gradkowski to starting quarterback as a temporary move.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
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It’s Gradkowski _ and a new lease

Bruce Gradkowski will replace JaMarcus Russell as the quarterback of the Raiders, coach Tom Cable said following practice.
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Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
Under: Oakland Raiders | 35 Comments »