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Archive for October, 2011

Palmer ‘sharp,’ Sheppard ready to go, Houshmandzadeh on deck

Quarterback Carson Palmer is up to speed, cornerback Lito Sheppard is prepared to play Sunday and wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh is awaiting his shot at joining the fray as the Raiders embark upon a nine-game run after the bye week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011
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WR Houshmanzadeh working out for Raiders on Tuesday

Coach Hue Jackson said the Raiders will work out veteran wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Raiders live chat here on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Raiders sign CB Sheppard

The Raiders just confirmed that they have signed veteran cornerback Lito Sheppard. He is practicing with his new team right now, wearing the No. 21 last donned by Nnamdi Asomugha. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Raiders have new cornerback; appears to be Sheppard

A player donning No. 21 is at practice right now. And, no, it isn’t Nnamdi Asomugha. However, it does appear to be veteran Lito Sheppard, who spent a little more than a week with the Raiders in training camp. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Heyward-Bey finally carving out a niche

It wasn’t until their third NFL season before cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and running back Darren McFadden showed promises of reaching the potential envisioned when the Raiders selected them in the first round of the NFL draft. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, October 29th, 2011
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Odds and ends during bye week

Wide receiver Jacoby Ford just Tweeted that the workouts are over and now it’s time for some “down time” this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2011
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Three players worked out by Raiders identified; two are RBs

The three players who worked out for the Raiders on Wednesday, and coach Hue Jackson refused to identify, are: running backs Stafon Johnson and Lonyae Miller and veteran defensive back Brian Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Spring break in session for Raiders

It’s get-away day for most of the Raiders, with the last of this week’s practices in the books and four days off between now and the next practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
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Oakland Raiders live chat here on Thursday at noon

Check in with Steve Corkran for a State of the Raiders live chat on Thursday at noon as he breaks down the team at bye week, including how Carson Palmer is transitioning into a leadership role.

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Posted on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 41 Comments »