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March 5, 2009

Private search on for missing NFL players in Gulf of Mexico



This comes after the Coast Guard called off their search. From AP- Family and friends refused to give up the search for two NFL players and a third man missing four days in the Gulf of Mexico, enlisting private boats and planes to comb the waters off the Florida coast.... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

March 1, 2009

Two NFL players missing after boating trip



They left harbor Saturday morning. From AP- Sports agent Ron Del Duca said his client, Detroit Lions defensive end Corey Smith, and Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper were two of the four boaters who were reported missing Sunday morning by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard issued a statement saying... [Full Story]

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February 18, 2009

NY Giants Pro Bowl linebacker Brad Van Pelt dies of heart attack at 57



I remember Van Pelt very well. That in spite of my being a Jet fan. Most of my family were Met and Giant fans who hate the Yankees but were at worst indifferent about the Jets. That's how I felt and feel towards the Giants today and when Van Pelt... [Full Story]

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November 16, 2008

How about those 6-4 Miami Dolphins?



The fins beat the Oakland Raiders 17-15 this afternoon. That puts Miami at 6-4 for the 2008 season. Pretty incredible after the 1-15 debacle of last year. I'm still a skeptic about the rest of the 08 season. Miami has won the last two weeks by a combined total of... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

September 30, 2008

What!? Raiders Fire Kiffin! Oh, The Shock!



In a terse, one-sentence statement, the Oakland Raiders fired head coach Lane Kiffin today. The statement read, ""Lane Kiffin has been released as head coach of the Oakland Raiders for cause. " "For cause". Uh-huh, I see. 'Coz owner Al Davis is senile megalomaniac....oh wait, I've been down this road... [Full Story]

Rating: 3.3/ (3 votes cast)

September 22, 2008

Raiders To Fire Kiffin As Early As Today (And Ripping Al Davis For It)



Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin almost lost his job the last week, just 2 games into the season, according to an ESPN report. 2 games? Yeah, maybe that was a bit rash. 3 games is apparently better. The Raiders are now rumored to fire Kiffin as early as today.... [Full Story]

Rating: 4.8/ (6 votes cast)

September 4, 2008

NFL QB Daunte Culpepper announces his retirement



In the NFL since 1999, Culpepper last played for the Oakland Raiders. From AP- Daunte Culpepper, unable to land a starting or backup job this offseason, announced his retirement at the age of 31. Culpepper had one-year offers from the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason for backup... [Full Story]

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September 1, 2008

Oakland Raiders agree to 1-year deal with WR Ashley Lelie



This in order to shore up perhaps the weakest wide receiver corps in the NFL. From AP- The Oakland Raiders agreed to terms on a one-year contract with discarded receiver Ashley Lelie on Monday in hopes that the former first-round pick can regain his form and help bolster an inexperienced... [Full Story]

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May 14, 2008

Former NFL Center Curtis Whitley dead at 39



Whitley played for 3 NFL teams in the 90's. While its not known what the cause of death is yet, Whitley had a history of drug and alcohol use. RIP. I put the AP article below the fold.... [Full Story]

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April 2, 2008

Ed McCabe- I'm not a football hero.



Another story from the wild and wacky world of Florida. JUPITER -- For years, Ed McCabe has worn the No. 29 jersey of the Oakland Raiders to raise money for charities benefitting sick children and cancer research. As a volunteer, he organized fund-raising golf tournaments for Palm Beach County's NFL... [Full Story]

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March 5, 2008

NFL player Warren Sapp announces his retirement



Sapp was a great player no doubt about it but like so many others may have stayed a season or two too long. He'll be well remembered by Florida football fans. Good luck in retirement Warren.... [Full Story]

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January 25, 2008

Al Davis is the One Who Needs to Resign



Al Davis is doing his maverick thing again. The feisty old Raiders owner, who's made a career out of wacky moves (like moving the franchise twice), has just unleashed one of his better ones: He's asked head coach Lane Kiffin to resign after just one year at the helm. Kiffin,... [Full Story]

Rating: 3/ (1 votes cast)

December 23, 2007

Sapp Goes Nuts



Warren Sapp went haywire early in today's Jacksonville/Oakland game (which has since turned into a major Jaguars rout). An account of the incident from the blog Inside the Oakland Raiders: [David] Garrard drives the Jaguars to the Raiders 25-yard line before the Raiders stiffen, bringing up fourth-and-10 from the 25-yard... [Full Story]

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December 2, 2007

Russell Makes Debut with Raiders



The Oakland Raiders' #1 overall draft pick, quarterback JaMarcus Russell, entered today's game against the Denver Broncos, relieving starter Josh McCown. So far, so good for the kid. This marks the beginning of a new and winning era in the once-proud Raiders franchise. Oh, who am I trying to kid.... [Full Story]

Rating: 3/ (2 votes cast)

April 15, 2007

Raiders draft and the promising offensive line.



The common perception is Oakland should shy away from drafting QB JaMarcus Russell because Russell is an immobile quarterback, and the Raiders line will not be able to protect the developing quarterback. There are rumors that Oakland is interested in trading for Detroit Lions back-up Josh McCown; and then drafting... [Full Story]

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February 16, 2006

NFL Rumors/Stories



NFL rumors and stories floating around now:... [Full Story]

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July 8, 2005

Brown Back with Raiders...For One Day



Tim Brown will sign a one-day contract with the Oakland Raiders then retire. "Raiders' All-Time Leading Receiver Returns -- to Retire"... [Full Story]

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January 16, 2005

Ex-Raider Shot by Police



Ex-Raider Barret Robbins has fallen. He was part of a Super Bowl team and a Pro Bowler. Now, he's in the hospital after being shot by a policeman and suspected of burglary. While not knowing any details of Robbins' life I suspect he's losing the war with his mental illness.... [Full Story]

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September 20, 2004

A Streak Ends



In 1985, a rookie wide receiver from a small college caught a pass. Almost nineteen years and 274 games later, Jerry Rice's games with a catch streak is over. It's a sign of Rice's age, but it's also a testament to the greatest receiver in NFL history. All streaks have... [Full Story]

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July 8, 2004

Kansas City Chiefs: The Gunther Project



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June 18, 2004

'04 Raiders are Gonna Blow



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April 3, 2004

‘04 AFC West Finish



Looking around the world of Broncos fans I see that some are already asking, “Who will win the AFC West”. Personally, I think it’s a little early to be making such predictions, though I must humbly (ok, not really very humbly at all) admit that I did correctly predict last... [Full Story]

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January 26, 2004

Raiders Hire Turner



NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Oakland Raiders named Norv Turner as their head coach Monday. The former Washington Redskins coach spent the last two seasons as assistant head coach/offensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins under Dave Wannstedt. The 51-year-old Turner replaces Bill Callahan, who was fired following a 4-12 campaign... [Full Story]

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January 21, 2004

Raiders Hire Payton



DALLAS, United States (AFP) - The Oakland Raiders are poised to make Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Sean Payton their next head coach, it was reported. According to the Dallas Morning News, Payton is expected to sign a four-year, 1.3 million dollar contract. He spent much of Sunday and Monday interviewing... [Full Story]

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December 31, 2003

RAIDERS FIRE CALLAHAN



Not entirely unexpected: Raiders Fire Callahan After 4-12 Season. Still, this brings to three the coaches who have been fired this year even after taking their present team to the Super Bowl: Callahan (2003), the Giants' Jim Fassel (2001), and the Falcons' Dan Reeves (1999). Cross-post from OTB.... [Full Story]

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