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Status quo at Raiders practice

Running back Darren McFadden, wide receiver Jacoby Ford and defensive tackle Richard Seymour were not present Friday as the Raiders began their final practice before departing for Minnesota this afternoon.
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Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2011
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Raiders in nice situation, striving to make it even better

The Raiders are 5-4, with a one-game lead in the AFC West. That’s nice and all, coach Hue Jackson said, but the Raiders can’t afford to lose the momentum they worked hard to build to this point. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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CB Chekwa placed on injured reserve, done for season

The Raiders placed rookie cornerback Chimdi Chekwa on the injured-reserve list today. That means he is through for the season as a result of a hamstring injury that lingered for most of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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RB McFadden, WR Ford, DT Seymour not at practice

Running back Darren McFadden, wide receiver Jacoby Ford and defensive tackle Richard Seymour aren’t practicing today, as has been the case all week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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McFadden watches practice without boot

Running back Darren McFadden watched the latter part of practice without a protective boot on his right foot Wednesday. On the sideline isn’t where Raiders coach Hue Jackson wants to see McFadden, but at least it’s more than he has done for the past three weeks or so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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RB McFadden, DT Seymour among those not practicing

Running back Darren McFadden, wide receiver Jacoby Ford and defensive tackle Richard Seymour are among those not practicing today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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CB Lambert prevails in mass tryout

As it turns out, the Raiders also worked out linebackers Nate Triplett and Keaton Kistrick, as well as defensive end Carl Ihenacho earlier this week.
They were part of nine players who tried out. Cornerback Terrail Lambert is the only one offered a contract. He was signed to the Raiders practice squad.
The Raiders didn’t reveal the names of any of the nine players. Five of the players were identified through locker-room introductions. Three others were revealed by Aaron Wilson of Scout. com, courtesy of the league’s personnel report.
In other news, cornerback John Bowie signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday. He was a fourth-round draft pick of the Raiders in 2007 that never panned out.
His name resonates around these parts because he was selected with the draft pick the Raiders received from the New England Patriots in a trade for wide receiver Randy Moss.

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Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Ron Wolf has strong recommendation for Raiders GM

Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf said in an interview that former Raiders linebacker Reggie McKenzie would be an ideal fit as the Raiders general manager. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Raiders sign cornerback

The Raiders signed free-agent cornerback Terrail Lambert on Tuesday and assigned him to their practice squad. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Raiders live chat today at noon

Can the first-place Raiders keep their momentum going this Sunday in Minnesota? Join Steve Corkran on Tuesday at noon as he fields Raiders questions during a live chat.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 482 Comments »