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OT Gaither just visiting Raiders … for now

Raiders coach Hue Jackson said that the visit by veteran offensive tackle Jared Gaither on Friday is to gauge his health and see if he’s worth signing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 315 Comments »

Training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Day 2 of Camp Hue was even more up tempo than the previous day. That fact wasn’t lost on defensive tackles Tommy Kelly and Richard Seymour, along with the numerous players seeking massages afterward. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 24 Comments »

Asomugha lands with Eagles

Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer just reported that the Philadelphia Eagles have signed Raiders three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 481 Comments »

Free agency signings now can be announced

Teams have had the past 72 hours or so to negotiate contracts with unrestricted free agents. However, they weren’t allowed to finalize any deals until 3 p.m. today Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 73 Comments »

Is OT Gaither a Raider?

Two local reports say that the Raiders have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Jared Gaither. Not so fast, according to Gaither’s agent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 106 Comments »

Training camp practice highlights, notes, quotes

Sixty five players participated in the Raiders first training camp practice in Napa on Thursday. That number will increase Friday and over the next week, as free agents are signed and those who have signed but aren’t allowed to practice join the fray. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 836 Comments »

Raiders wanted WR Ochocinco

The New England Patriots just consummated a trade for Cincinnati Bengals veteran wide receiver Chad Ochocinco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 366 Comments »

OT Barksdale signs; all draftees under contract

Rookie offensive lineman Joseph Barksdale just Tweeted that he signed a contract with the Raiders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 46 Comments »

Sneak peek at what to look for at first practice

The Raiders first training camp practice commences in less than an hour here in Napa. Coach Hue Jackson said most of the time will be spent on conditioning and going over formations and schemes as a means of getting players up to speed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 12 Comments »

Raiders sign Wisniewski, four other 2011 draftees

The Raiders just wrapped up signing five of their remaining six draft picks, including second-rounder Stefen Wisniewski. Offensive tackle Joseph Barksdale is the only one of Oakland’s eight draft picks who hasn’t signed, but he is expected to do so in the next few hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 332 Comments »