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Oakland Raiders: The end of talking about the end
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Ray Ratto
December 10, 2019 - 10:19 am
Well, we're finally here, at the end. We've talked about it over and over and over again, for literally more than half the decade, and now it has finally arrived to the usual lack of fanfare. It is The Final Raiders Game In Oakland. No. 370 in a series of 370. Collect them all, and then ship them...
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The Raiders — A Rhapsody of Gray
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Ray Ratto
December 02, 2019 - 8:27 am
We are finally seeing the ending of the Oakland Raiders, as just as we have come to know them after lo these many years — overmatched and overpowered. Losing by four and a half scores to the Kansas City Chiefs isn't what they do all the time this year, but it is what they do with disturbing...
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Ray Ratto
November 08, 2019 - 12:42 pm
No team in the National Football League entered the 2019 season with less reason to feel optimism than the Oakland Raiders — not even the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals or Washington Hot Mess Irregulars. The Raiders penciled/projected out as a four-win team, and then they went out and vomited...
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Karl Buscheck
September 07, 2019 - 10:09 am
Two day's before the team's Monday night opener, Antonio Brown's Raiders' run is officially over. And his Patriot run is set to begin. The wide reciever asked for and was granted his release after the team voided his contract by fining him $215K for conduct detrimental to the team, per ESPN's Adam...
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Karl Buscheck
September 06, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Antonio Brown stepped to the podium, but didn’t take questions, on Friday after head coach Jon Gruden announced that he would be playing on Monday night. “I’m excited to be out here today,” a clearly subdued Brown told reporters at the club’s Alameda headquarters. Brown had lived through a...
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Karl Buscheck
April 19, 2019 - 9:32 am
There are some tweets that just make you go, "Wait. What?" This is one of them... Sources: #Raiders coach Jon Gruden and GM Mike Mayock sent their scouts home for the weekend and they are not expected to return by draft time. The belief is they don’t know who to trust and wanted to clear the room...
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Karl Buscheck
January 15, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Famed NFL insider John Clayton called into “Joe, Lo & Dibs” to offer his perspective on the rumors swirling around Antonio Brown. Confronted with a two-part question: 1) How likely is it that the Steelers trade Brown before the start of the new league year in March and 2) How serious might be...
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December 28, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Chris Townsend speaks with Eddie Paskal of RAIDERS.COM to preview the upcoming season finale in Kansas City. - Raiders try to finish season with a win - Recapping win against the Denver Broncos - What to expect in Kansas City
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Karl Buscheck
December 10, 2018 - 10:08 am
The day after a gameday report suggesting that Reggie McKenzie wouldn’t be back in 2019, the hammer has dropped. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport was first with the news, which the club confimred early on Monday afternoon in a press release: #Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie had a meeting with his scouts today...
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Karl Buscheck
November 12, 2018 - 12:25 pm
In the wake of the Raiders dropping to 1-8 on Sunday, Mark Davis, the club owner, sat down wit ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez for an extensive interview. Davis, whose first season with long-sought after head coach Jon Gruden has not gone to script, took the blame for the state of the Raiders. "I always look...
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