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Kelly, Routt remain part of grand plan

When the Raiders decided to spend a guaranteed $18.125 million on defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, no one was more surprised than Kelly himself.
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Posted on Monday, August 16th, 2010
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Raiders can’t get air attack off ground

Another day, another practice session that doesn’t remind anyone of the glory days of Sid Gillman. At this point, the Kerry Collins of 2004-05 is starting to look good.
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Posted on Sunday, August 15th, 2010
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Sunday practice update link

Heading out to today’s lone practice session at 3:30 p.m. Updates can be found on my Twitter page.
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Posted on Sunday, August 15th, 2010
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Cable says McClain should be back soon

Middle linebacker Rolando McClain missed practice to attend to a personal matter, but coach Tom Cable said he didn’t expect the Raiders’ first-round draft pick to be gone long.
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Posted on Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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Link for practice updates

Heading out to practice, updates can be found on my Twitter page.
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Posted on Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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Teammates offer support for McClain

Both linebackers Thomas Howard and Quentin Groves have offered prayers and support for linebacker Rolando McClain for reasons yet unknown.
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Posted on Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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Tom Cable Q&A

Note: Raiders players had the day of Friday and will not practice Saturday morning, returning to the field at 4:20 p.m. with media availablity to follow.

A transcript of coach Tom Cable’s conference call with Bay Area reporters Friday, the day after a 17-9 win over the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas:
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Posted on Friday, August 13th, 2010
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D-line steals the show

Some observations from the Raiders’ 17-9 over the Dallas Cowboys to to consider or disregard:
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Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2010
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Final: Raiders 17, Cowboys 9

To steal and alter a line from Jimmy Johnson, “How ’bout them Raiders?”
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Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2010
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Third quarter: Dallas 6, Raiders 0

Opening third quarter with . . . a field goal attempt?
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Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2010
Under: Oakland Raiders | 343 Comments »