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Archive for June, 2011

Sapp’s critique of Huff is three years old

Warren Sapp told the Dallas Morning News watching Michael Huff practice made him want to vomit.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 930 Comments »

Nnamdi checks in at No. 18

Great segment on the NFL Network’s Top 100 series on Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, who ended up ranked No. 18 by his peers in ranking the league’s top 100 players.
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Posted on Sunday, June 26th, 2011
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Hue really likes Tyvon Branch

Here’s hoping the Raiders open training camp on schedule July 26, because Hue Jackson is giving indications that he may rival former defensive coordinator Rob Ryan when it comes to July-August hyperbole.
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Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 495 Comments »

Top 100: Where will Nnamdi finish?

The Raiders’ third and presumably final player named to the NFL Network’s Top 100 list will be cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.
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Posted on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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Four years for UFAs would free Miller, Bush

It’s only one of dozens of reports sure to surface as players and owners inch toward a collective bargaining agreement, but if ESPN’s Adam Schefter is correct (via PFT) Zach Miller and Michael Bush could be in for newfound riches.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 1,001 Comments »

How Jones overcame learning disability

Check out Steve Corkran’s story on Taiwan Jones published in Bay Area News Group papers which details why the explosive runner struggled with classes because of dyslexia but ultimately surfaced at Eastern Washington and became a fourth-round draft pick.
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Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 724 Comments »

Raiders’ statement day

Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford issued a statement regarding the use of his likeness in an “Exxxotica Expo” event in Florida featuring pornographic materials:
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Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 785 Comments »

Routt expects Raiders to man-up

Hosts Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan tried their best to get Stanford Routt to say the Raiders’ reputation as man-to-man defenders was overblown.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 292 Comments »

Should Pryor pay for NCAA sins?

Got an interesting e-mail the other day from a reader regarding my column on former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 441 Comments »

Raiders should be taking hard look at Pryor

I made my case in today’s Bay Area News Group print editions that it’s a no brainer take disgraced Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor in the draft and worry about what position he’ll play later.
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Posted on Sunday, June 12th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 809 Comments »