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Archive for January, 2011

Poole, Kawakami chime in

In an otherwise slow day as the Raiders and Al Davis take their time in naming Hue Jackson (OK, that’s just reading the tea leaves, nothing approaching official) the new head coach, a couple of viewpoints from columnists Monte Poole and Tim Kawakami, neither of whom gets particularly warm greetings when they visit the team facility in Alameda.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 320 Comments »

The Raiders and free agency

NOTE: Inserted a couple of clarifications with regard to left guard Robert Gallery and strong sidelinebacker Kamerion Wimbley.

Was on a conference call Tuesday with two NFLPA executive council members, Dominique Foxworth and Scott Fujita, both of whom painted a bleak picture of reaching a collective bargaining agreement before the March 3 deadline.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 539 Comments »

Jackson wasn’t interview subject

Hue Jackson may have the advantage when it comes to being the Raiders next head coach, but not enough to be the first candidate interviewed.
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Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2011
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Raiders: Hiring process underway

The Raiders confirmed they’ve begun the search for a new head coach Monday, giving little else in the way of information.
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Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 140 Comments »

Where will Nnamdi go?

Sizing up where Nnamdi Asomugha could end up assuming there will be a normal free agency season once the NFLPA and owners ratify a Collective Bargaining Agreement:
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Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 79 Comments »

Asomugha void makes sense

The more I thought about it, the more I began to think the language in Nnamdi Asomugha’s contract that will make him an unrestricted free agent was an abundant show of common sense, rather than another sign of Raiders decay.
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Posted on Sunday, January 9th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 363 Comments »

Asomugha, Woodson and the worth of a corner

A cornerback is worth whatever the market will bear.
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Posted on Sunday, January 9th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 310 Comments »

Raiders confirm: Asomugha contract voided

The deal us undone.
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Posted on Sunday, January 9th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 262 Comments »

Asomugha a free man?

It turns out Nnamdi Asomugha’s contract was even better than everyone thought.
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Posted on Sunday, January 9th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 62 Comments »

Getting off to a good start

Get the losses out of the way early, and then go for a strong finish, I say.
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Posted on Saturday, January 8th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 207 Comments »