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No surprises as practice begins

Left guard Robert Gallery, wide receiver Chaz Schilens, linebacker Travis Goethel and defensive tackle John Henderson were not present as the Raiders went through warmups and drills before practice Thursday.
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Posted on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
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Fitzgerald a Raider? Dream on

Once up on a time, Larry Fitzgerald pondered the possibility of playing for the Raiders.
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Posted on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
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Cable makes a decisive move

As a longtime proponent of the zone blocking system, Raiders coach Tom Cable has advocated runners who “put a foot in the ground” and cut upfield.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Cable Q&A

Raiders coach Tom Cable explains the decision to start Bruce Gradkowski over Jason Campbell and takes other questions at his post-practice press briefing Wednesday:
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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It’s official: Gradkowski to start

Raiders coach Tom Cable gave two reasons for starting Bruce Gradkowski Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals:
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Hue Jackson Q&A

The rest of an interview session with Raiders offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, with most of the questions having to do with quarterbacks Jason Campbell and Bruce Gradkowski:
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Gradkowski opens with first team

After the conclusion of warmups and drills Wednesday and the expiration of the media window for practice, Bruce Gradkowski came to the line of scrimmage to take first-team reps while Jason Campbell watched with his helmet off.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Jackson’s epic non-answer

Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson took a minute and 50 seconds and 368 words to not answer the question of who would start Sunday at quarterback Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, Jason Campbell or Bruce Gradkowski:
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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QB switch was Jackson’s idea

Rather than produce a quarterback to talk with the media Wednesday, the Raiders Hue Jackson bat leadoff with reporters, who learned that it was the offensive coordinator who suggested switching to Bruce Gradkowski in a 16-14 win over the Rams.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Depth chart lists Campbell No. 1

For what it’s worth, the Raiders’ depth chart included in the weekly press release for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals lists Jason Campbell as the starting quarterback, with Bruce Gradkowski No. 2.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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