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  1. Resurrecting the Champ

    by , 04-01-2014 at 09:34 PM
    It was the 1983 season. Jim Plunkett was the quarterback. Marcus Allen the all purpose back. Howie Long anchoring a defensive line. Mike Haynes and Lester Hayes dominating wide receivers. That was 31 years ago and many Raider fans were not yet born. It took 19 years for the Raiders to return to the Super Bowl. There were a lot of disappointments in-between those years until Rich Gannon resurrected his career and took cast offs Charlie Garner, HOFer Jerry Rice, Tim Brown and a tough group ...
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  2. Oakland Raiders' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    by , 03-04-2014 at 07:08 AM
    Mark your calendars, because March 11 is the date that the Oakland Raiders are finally able to go out and make a splash in the free-agent market.

    Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie will be the man tasked with distributing the team's estimated $66.3 million dollars in cap space.

    As the architect of this rebuilding process, there's no question that McKenzie will have a formidable task figuring out how to improve this roster without loading the organization up with ...
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  3. Oakland Raiders: Do's and Don'ts in First Round of 2014 NFL

    by , 02-19-2014 at 07:31 AM
    Unlike some other teams that experienced a similarly disappointing 2013, the Oakland Raiders actually have the resources to drastically improve this offseason.

    For the Raiders to have a successful offseason, they will need to maximize the value of the over $60 million in cap room available. I have previously addressed whom the team should target during free agency, both on the offensive side and the defensive side of the ball.

    Just as important as how the Raiders spend ...
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  4. What makes people believe Dennis Allen is a good head coach?

    by , 01-05-2014 at 06:40 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Commit2Excel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ty72 View Post
    I don't believe he's a good coach but do believe he has potential. I believe since Veterens HC like CHUCKY, Cohwer, & Lovie is home we should stay the course. When you hire no experience young HC, one of the drawbacks they learn @ your teams expense!
    And it is his "potential" that is killing our chances of winning. DA needs to demonstrate/realize his potential if he hasn't already done so. Potential is useless if not realized in action, deed, and result. He has been
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  5. With the 5 pick in the 1 round raiders select Johnny football

    by , 01-05-2014 at 06:12 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Commit2Excel View Post
    Raiders need to trade down and stockpile picks. Far too many holes to fill on this roster to use that #5 pick on a QB and hope that a home run is hit. Name a position, and there is a need. Better to pick up a game manager type QB off the scrap heap or later rounds in the draft and focus on filling all the other holes first.
    Bro, I respectfully could not disagree with you anymore! We trade or pick last year & stocked picks that didn't do sh___! With that 5th pick we need to take a ...
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