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Asomugha a hit on MMQB

If you’ve spent even 10 minutes talking with Nnamdi Asomugha, it’s no surprise his one week stint as a pinch-hitter for Peter King’s “Monday Morning Quarterback” column on CNN-SI was a success.
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Posted on Monday, June 14th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 90 Comments »

Raiders say `I told you so’ on DHB

On the heels of a couple of highly impressive offseason workouts open to the media and ostensibly a number of others behind closed doors, Al Davis took the opportunity Sunday to turn up the pressure on second-year wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
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Posted on Sunday, June 13th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 773 Comments »

Raiders can’t lose in Henderson acquisition

The Raiders, looking even thinner than usual on their interior defensive line this week with the “excused” absences of Tommy Kelly and William Joseph, bulked up considerably Friday with the free agent acquisition of defensive tackle John Henderson.
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Posted on Friday, June 11th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 701 Comments »

Can Kiffin coach? Now we’ll know

Nobody was quite sure when Lane Kiffin received the overhead projector treatment courtesy of Al Davis if he could coach or not.
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Posted on Thursday, June 10th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 490 Comments »

Cable reverses field on lead back

On second thought, a Darren McFadden-Michael Bush tandem could be the plan in 2010.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 690 Comments »

Raiders not on same page, after all

Following the first day of practice the Raiders’ mandatory minicamp following the draft, I asked rookie third-round pick Jared Veldheer about the intensity of the “no contact” practices.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 132 Comments »

Joint statement from NFL and NFLPA

The following statement was released through e-mail by the NFL and NFLPA:

The NFL Management Council and the NFL Players Association have resolved a dispute concerning the Oakland Raiders’ off-season workout program.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 109 Comments »

Schilens’ progress a good sign

Coach Tom Cable called the involvement of wide receiver Chaz Schilens “limited” Wednesday, but that’s not to be mistaken for taking it easy.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 49 Comments »

Post-OTA quick hits

Some quick hits following Wednesday’s organized team activity session on what turned out to be a Twitter-free day, with more to come later:
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 157 Comments »

Issues with Twitter

Unable to post Twitter updates as of now. Over-capacity when I attempt to post from my computer, and from my company phone I keep getting the message “Error posting status _ empty response. You may want to try again later.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 116 Comments »