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Training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan took center stage Tuesday, speaking for the first time since he was hired to replace John Marshall and bring back “an attitude” to the Raiders defense.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Raiders unofficial depth chart for 2011

The Raiders on Tuesday released an unofficial depth chart for the first time this season.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Q & A with coach Rod Woodson

First-year Raiders cornerbacks coach Rod Woodson spoke with the media Monday on a wide range of topics, from his thoughts on some of the young players under his charge, to what it’s like coaching after a Hall of Fame career as a player, to what the Raiders defense is going to look like this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

Monday brought about the much-awaited debut of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, at least in terms of participating in full-team drills.
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Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Pre-practice odds and ends

The Raiders return to practice today after an off day Sunday. The provisions set forth in the new collective bargaining agreement mandates at least one day off after six straight days of practice. The Raiders received two within a six-day span. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Outsiders face long odds of making Raiders 53-man roster

If you weren’t with the Raiders last season, be it on the 53-man roster or practice squad, or aren’t a member of their 2011 draft class, your chances of making this year’s team are rather slim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Sunday, August 7th, 2011
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Raiders training camp practice highlights, notes and quotes

And on the day of the 11th practice, he spoke. He, as in seldom-quoted middle linebacker Rolando McClain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 6th, 2011
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Boss smitten by Raiders, coach Jackson

Tight end Kevin Boss worked out for the Raiders on Wednesday. The Raiders liked what they saw, and coach Hue Jackson met with Boss for dinner that night. It was all over at that point. Boss’ decision was made up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 6th, 2011
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Agent says WR Chad Jackson has joined Raiders

UPDATE: Raiders confirm Chad Jackson signing, as well as WR Shawn Bayes and FB Bryson Kelly. Looking for healthy bodies to face Arizona and rest potential starters as much as possible . .


Chad Jackson, a former second-round draft pick by the New England Patriots out of Florida, has signed with the Raiders, according to the Twitter account of his agent, David Canter.
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Posted on Saturday, August 6th, 2011
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TE Boss in Napa, prepares for first practice as Raider

Recently acquired tight end Kevin Boss has arrived in Napa, and he is exptected to practice with the Raiders for the first time this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 6th, 2011
Under: 2011 Preseason, Oakland Raiders | 66 Comments »