This Date in Football: Bo Jackson is Back in the NFL
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This Date in Football: Bo Jackson is Back in the NFL

On this day in 1987, Bo Jackson announced he would be playing football for the Los Angeles Raiders.  Just a year before, Jackson was drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  But instead … MORE ►

TDIF: Happy Birthday America, and Al Davis
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TDIF: Happy Birthday America, and Al Davis

On this date in football, July 4, 1929, pro football legend Al Davis was born. The man who many place on the Mount Rushmore of pro football history was a scout, coach, general manager, owner MORE ►

Sunday Driving on Highway 63
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Sunday Driving on Highway 63

Among the great nicknames in NFL history — Crazylegs, The Mad Bomber, Diesel, to name a few — none makes better use of a player’s jersey number than Highway 63.  That’s the moniker by which … MORE ►

Top 100 Sneak Peek: Darren McFadden is Running up the Countdown
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Top 100 Sneak Peek: Darren McFadden is Running up the Countdown

Tonight we reveal numbers 60 through 51 on our countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2012 as well as a rising star on the list:  Darren McFadden.  Last year, the players ranked him 98th … MORE ►

Draft Countdown: Oakland Raiders
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Draft Countdown: Oakland Raiders

Although the Oakland Raiders traded their 2012 1st round draft pick to the Cincinnati Bengals for Carson Palmer, we’re continuing our countdown to the NFL Draft with a look back at some 2011 highlights of … MORE ►

Top 100: Will Richard Seymour’s Rank Drop?
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Top 100: Will Richard Seymour’s Rank Drop?

Last year, the NFL players ranked Oakland Raiders’ Richard Seymour number 66 on our countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2011.  Last season, Seymour recorded 6 sacks, but only 29 tackles, which was the … MORE ►

Honoring Art Shell
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Honoring Art Shell

With February being Black History Month, we would like to honor Art Shell, who is recognized as the first African American head coach in the National Football League’s modern era.

A long-time Raider, Shell played … MORE ►

This Day in Football: January 19
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This Day in Football: January 19

This Sunday, Tom Brady and the Patriots will look to return to the Super Bowl and add another championship to New England’s dynasty.  It was on this day 10 years ago that many say the … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: Raiders Curry & Branch Jump off the Film
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Cosell’s Watching: Raiders Curry & Branch Jump off the Film

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Raiders defense vs. the Chiefs offense.

  • Raiders defense not very strong up the middle, McClain an average MLB and Giordano

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Cosell’s Watching: Raiders Boosted & Burned by Inconsistent Palmer
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Cosell’s Watching: Raiders Boosted & Burned by Inconsistent Palmer

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Raiders offense vs. the Chiefs defense.

  • Raiders continued to feature 6 OL personnel as a foundation of their offense
  • Raiders

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