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Archive for July, 2010

Camp questions: Can Bush be a beast?

With the start of training camp 16 days away, the first in a series of questions or issues which will begin to be sorted out in Napa:
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Posted on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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Raiders sign Walter McFadden

The Raiders announced the signing of cornerback Walter McFadden on their Twitter account Monday, as well as on Raiders.com
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Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2010
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Russell responsible for his downfall

Vacation is over.
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Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2010
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Raiders sign third-, fourth-round selections Veldheer, Campbell

 

Almost half of the more than 250 players selected in the 2010 NFL draft in April are under contract. Yet, until Friday none of the Raiders nine draftees had signed.

That changed when the Raiders signed offensive linemen Jared Veldheer and Bruce Campbell to long-term contracts. The Raiders still have plenty of work to do in this area, given training camp begins in less than three weeks.
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Posted on Friday, July 9th, 2010
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Special teams player Ekejiuba says he has been released

 

Isaiah Ekejiuba’s introduction to football came when he answered an ad on a campus bulletin board for prospective players at the University of Virginia.
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Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2010
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Raiders hire Dickenson as assistant to John Fassel

 

The Raiders hired Craig Dickenson to replace Aaron Pelch as the assistant special teams coordinator. He will work under special teams coordinator John Fassel.
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Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2010
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Raiders issue statement about their handling of Russell’s issues

 

The Raiders issued a statement on their website Wednesday afternoon in response to some writers taking them to task for their handling of former JaMarcus Russell the past three years.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
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Former Raiders QB Russell arrested for controlled substance

 

The news that former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell was arrested Monday for the possession of a controlled substance likely comes as no surprise to many of you who read this blog on a regular basis.
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Posted on Monday, July 5th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 875 Comments »