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McClain out with concussion; Raiders remain confident in run

As it turns out, middle linebacker Rolando McClain had a good reason for missing practice today: He suffered a concussion against the Miami Dolphins. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Huff taking reps at cornerback

Career free safety Michael Huff is taking reps at cornerback in practice today in another sign of the Raiders’ dearth of healthy, experienced cornerbacks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Raiders sign cornerback from Packers practice squad

The Raiders filled the void on their 53-man roster by signing cornerback Brandian Ross from the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Raiders sign defensive back

The Raiders signed Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to their practice squad, according to his agent via Twitter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Sabol a big reason why you love the NFL

There are a lot of people with better insight than I about Steve Sabol, who passed away at age 69.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Update: Raiders work out six players

Update: The complete list of players who worked out today is as follows: T Patrick Brown, Central Florida, DB Darius Butler, UConn, DE Andre Carter, Cal, DB Cletis Gordon, Jackson State, DB Antwaun Molden, Eastern Kentucky, DB Kevin Thomas, USC.
While the players on Oakland’s roster are resting, head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie are kicking the tires on a handful of players to see if they can add more talent to their 53-man roster in light of several injuries to key players. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Steve Sabol’s lasting tribute to the Oakland Raiders

Steve Sabol, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 69, will always have a place in Oakland Raiders’ lore, thanks to his enduring “The Autumn Wind” poem.

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Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 170 Comments »

Live chat: Inside the Raiders, Tuesday at 1 p.m.

After a disastrous beginning to their season, what’s next for the Raiders? Steve Corkran has some opinions he’ll share during our Raiders live chat Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Down 2 more players, Raiders watch film together

The aftermath of a 35-13 road loss to the Miami Dolphins included news of the possible loss of two more starters and a team film session that served as a lesson in accountability.
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Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2012
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It’s Raiders deja vu in Miami

In the interest of full disclosure, I didn’t make the trip to Miami today, instead spending Saturday and Sunday getting my daughter moved in to her dorm for her freshman year in college.
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Posted on Sunday, September 16th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 2,279 Comments »