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Raiders select OL Bergstrom — updated with quotes

The Raiders first selection of the 2012 NFL draft is Utah offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom, with the 95th and final pick of the third round. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012
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Raiders should trade for Jenkins

It would be easy to envision Al Davis making a huge splash by trading for Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney or Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora were he still around to make the calls for the Raiders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012
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First round? Just grim, baby

Can’t hide from my first-round mock draft.
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Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012
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NFL draft live chat Friday at 4 p.m.

Join Steve Corkran for a live chat on Day 2 of the NFL draft on Friday at 4 p.m., with the Raiders set to make their first pick at the end of Round 3.

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Posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 235 Comments »

McKenzie: We took Carson Palmer

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie ventured into the media area Thursday night to get a glass of lemonade right about the time the Cincinnati Bengals were on the clock with the No. 17 pick in the first round.
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Posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
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NFL draft live chat Thursday at 5 p.m.

Even if Oakland doesn’t have a pick in the first round, Raiders blogger Steve Corkran will still provide news and analysis from the NFL draft during our live chat Thursday at 5 p.m.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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What Raiders can expect from this year’s draft class

The Raiders aren’t scheduled to make their first selection in this year’s NFL draft until the final pick of the third round, at No. 95 overall. In total, they have five picks as of now, including three compensatory selections. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Report: Jets exec could join scouting staff

General manager Reggie McKenzie could be reunited with former high school and college teammate Joey Clinkscales, according to an ESPNNewYork.com report.
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Posted on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 616 Comments »

Raiders pre-draft live chat today at noon

Steve Corkran will chat Raiders draft, among other things, during his weekly live chat Tuesday at noon.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 354 Comments »

It’s McKenzie’s show now

Spent the better part of a week doing background on Reggie McKenzie, the first person other than Al Davis to run a Raiders draft room since 1963.
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Posted on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 59 Comments »