I’ll check in with later with a few posts related to the Raiders-Titans season opener.
Until then, a few Bay Area News group stories worth checking out:
— Jeff Faraudo looks back at the Raiders’ humble beginnings through the eyes of a few players who lived it.
— Gary Peterson on the make or break year facing running back Darren McFadden.
— Mark Purdy, in Alabama last week to cover San Jose State vs. the Crimson Tide, tries to find out what went wrong with JaMarcus Russell by visiting his home town.
— Mark Emmons takes a look at the anti-Russell, new starting quarterback Jason Campbell.
— Steve Corkran reports the Raiders have been fixated on Tennessee running back Chris Johnson since the schedule came out.