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Jackson: Wisniewski is the center

Hue Jackson said flatly that Stefen Wisniewski is the center of the Raiders.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Day 2 underway

I’ll be mostly on the live chat, but will chime in here from time to time if technology allows.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Mallett and other Day 2 notes

Some notes and thoughts regarding the Raiders as Day 2 of the NFL draft approaches:
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Not so fast on `back to work’ euphoria

If the NFL was granted an “administrative stay” which would resume the lockout against the players, it was news to Raiders tight end Brandon Myers.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Live Raiders chat during NFL draft, 3 p.m.

Join Raiders writers Jerry McDonald and Steve Corkran for a live chat during the NFL draft on Friday at 3 p.m.

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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
Under: Live chats, Oakland Raiders | 79 Comments »

Loper, Myers are first in

When Hue Jackson described the arrival of players to be a “trickle” he wasn’t kidding.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Hue Jackson press session highlights

The Raiders did not have a selection in the first round of the NFL draft for the first time since 1989 and are scheduled to pick at No. 48 Friday.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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29. Chicago: Carimi; 30. N.Y. Jets: Wilkerson; 31. Pittsburgh: Heyward; 32. Green Bay: Sherrod

Chicago selected Gabe Carimi at No. 29, the second first-round pick for Wisconsin (Houston took defensive end J.J. Watt at No. 11).
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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25. Seattle: Carpenter; 26. Kansas City: Baldwin; 27. Baltimore: Smith; 28. New Orleans: Ingram

Nick Saban appeared stunned that Alabama tackle James Carpenter, who was not in a single mock draft that I’d seen, was selected in the first round by Seattle.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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21. Cleveland: Taylor; 22. Indy: Castanzo; 23. Philadelphia: Watkins; 24. New Orleans: Jordan

Cleveland, which started out at No. 6 and traded back to No. 27, jumped up to No. 21 to select Baylor defensive tackle Phil Taylor.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 46 Comments »