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Archive for June, 2011

Trask: Raiders aren’t for sale

The Raiders’ response to AEG Entertainment’s assertion that they were one of five teams in the running to be purchased and placed in a new downtown Los Angeles stadium was a emphatic no sale.
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Posted on Friday, June 10th, 2011
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Raiders `certainly’ in mix for L.A. relocation

The Orange County Register reports that Anschutz Entertainment Group president Tim Leiweke has listed the Raiders as “certainly” in the running for a move to Los Angeles.
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Posted on Friday, June 10th, 2011
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Barksdale: My goal is to start

Offensive lineman Joe Barksdale told the Detroit News his goal is to start right away for the Raiders.
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Posted on Monday, June 6th, 2011
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Chiming in with a `10 worst’

Profootballtalk.com is inviting readers to chip in with suggestions for the 10 worst moments of the Raiders since 1987, something the Web site is putting together for every team in the league.
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Posted on Sunday, June 5th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 91 Comments »

Plaxico talk inevitable, but is it realistic?

Saw that CNN-SI’s Peter King speculated the Raiders would be in the running for incarcerated New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress and wasn’t surprised.
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Posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 200 Comments »

Smith heard Raiders talk

San Jose Mercury colleagues Dan Brown and Tim Kawakami contributed to an interview with 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (along with the Sac Bee’s Matt Barrows) Wednesday and almost none of it is of any interest to those who follow the Raiders except this line:
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Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 566 Comments »