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Karl Joseph: Top 10 Hits at West Virginia

After a career of decapitating opponents, you throw on the tape and it’s easy to see why Karl Joseph was the target of so many teams leading up to the draft. A jackhammer standing just under 5’10, Joseph is the complete package coming out of Morgantown. Had it not been for a knee injury his

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Observations On An Odd Raiders Draft

The draft has finally come and gone. Rather than assign draft grades, which are mostly a waste of time, here are seven observations from the Raiders’ draft. 1. The Connor Cook trade was a head scratcher to some, but with Matt McGloin likely gone in a year, Reggie McKenzie obviously didn’t want to settle with cut-rate

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Raiders Draft: Three Draft Day Predictions

It’s draft day and things are moving quickly so no time for a grandiose buildup. These are my THREE predictions for the Raiders’ draft. I’m speaking with authority, but rest assured, these are only guesses. Number 1… Not only is Myles Jack not going to Jacksonville with the 5th pick, he isn’t going in the

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Myles Jack Met With Raiders, Says He Passed "Gantlet" Of Tests

According to Sam Farmer of the LA Times, Myles Jack’s workout with the Raiders last week was, in fact, last minute. Farmer said the Raiders called Jack just before he was scheduled to fly to Atlanta to visit family. Jack cancelled his flight to Atlanta and flew to the UCLA campus to meet with Reggie McKenzie and Raiders’ training staff. “For

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Raiders Draft: Seven Rounds of Fun with Fanspeak

In the spirit of draft week, and feeling inspired after reviewing Mel and Todd’s combined mock draft effort, I grabbed my good pal Nick Hjeltness, and we had a back-and-forth of our own. For those unfamiliar with Nick, he does some really strong work for Just Blog Baby, covering the Raiders and over at numberFire as

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Conflicting Reports Regarding Raiders Interest In Reggie Ragland

It seems no player has been “mocked” to the Raiders at pick 14 more than Reggie Ragland. Despite an outstanding close to his college career at Alabama, Ragland has undoubtedly been the most polarizing player linked to the Raiders. Questions surrounding his athleticism and cover skills have led many to conclude that the unanimous first

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Raiders Draft: Ten Options In The Second Round

We’re only three days away from the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. At this point, we’ve gone back and forth, examined dozens of options at pick 14, and still don’t have a clue what Raiders’ general manager Reggie McKenzie will do on Thursday. I’m stressed out. So enough of the first round banter

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JaMarcus Russell Is Willing To Join An NFL Team For Free

Jamarcus Russell wants to be a quarterback again. According to a new Sports Illustrated story, the former first overall pick wrote a letter to every NFL team asking for another chance to play in the NFL. “When I was initially into the NFL as the Number 1 overall pick there were enormous expectations heaped upon