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Archive for August, 2011

QB Campbell back at practice Monday, TE Boss week to week

Raiders coach Hue Jackson said in a conference call Sunday night that quarterback Jason Campbell likely will be cleared to practice Monday in Napa. Tight end Kevin Boss won’t be so fortunate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Sunday, August 21st, 2011
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Raiders, 49ers coach and two mayors respond to violence at Saturday’s game

A Bay Area News Group story cited an unnamed source as saying at least some of the violence at Saturday night’s Raiders-49ers game was gang related. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Sunday, August 21st, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 41 Comments »

Two fans shot at Candlestick Park, another fan detained by police

Two people who attended the Raiders-49ers game at Candlestick Park on Saturday night were shot, according to Sgt. Frank Harrell of the San Francisco Police Dept. Another fan who attended the game is being detained for questioning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2011
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Raiders get bullied by 49ers in 17-3 loss

Raiders coach Hue Jackson says he wants to “build a bully” with this team. He spent three hours or so Saturday night watching his players get bullied by the 49ers in an eye-opening, 17-3 loss at Candlestick Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 214 Comments »

Live chat for Raiders-49ers game begins at 4:30 p.m.

Just a reminder that I will moderate a live chat from Candlestick Park for tonight’s game between the Raiders and 49ers. The game kicks off at 5. I will kick off the live chat around 4:30 or so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2011
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Raiders attend workout of QB Terrelle Pryor

A Raiders scout was at the workout of Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Saturday morning. Pryor is regarded as the most attractive player of the six entered in the supplemental draft. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 168 Comments »

Raiders training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Coach Hue Jackson put his troops through a 65-minute practice Friday so that his players could “polish” up some things in prepartion for their exhibition game against the 49ers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 337 Comments »

Training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Raiders managing general partner Al Davis wasn’t thrilled with former coach Tom Cable for keeping rookie offensive lineman Bruce Campbell on the bench all last season. Davis wants to see Campbell on the field, in games. Coach Hue Jackson said Thursday that that’s a distinct possibility. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 590 Comments »

You have questions, I have answers

From time to time, I will seek to answer questions that keep getting asked in the comments field of previous posts or via Twitter. That way, you know the questions aren’t falling on deaf ears. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 329 Comments »

Training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Wednesday’s spirited practice placed a smile on coach Hue Jackson’s face, which is saying something given the news that starting wide receiver Louis Murphy and starting cornerback Chris Johnson underwent surgery, backup safety Mike Mitchell’s return is uncertain and projected starting center Samson Satele got hurt today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 587 Comments »