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Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has been named to the Pro Bowl, replacing Ravens fullback Vonta Leach.
With the Ravens advancing to the Super Bowl, Leach will not participate in the Pro Bowl, which will take place on Sunday. I’m sure he’s devastated.
Reece rushed for 271 yards and had 496 receiving yards on 52 catches, fourth in the league among all running backs.
Reece was previously named as an alternate, along with Sebastian Janikowski, when Pro Bowl rosters were first announced. He’s the only Raiders player scheduled to take part in the totally pointless and insignificant game. And for those looking for bragging rights in the cross-Bay football rivalry, that’s more than the 49ers will have (asterisk goes here).
So, see, Raiders fans? Something in January to look forward to.
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Tim Brown just wants to state the facts. Let’s be honest the latest edition of the Super Bowl is just around the corner.
During the festivities those that vote on the Pro Football Hall of Fame will get together and pick the 2013 class.
Tim Brown was never a part of a Super Bowl winning class. Some feel as if his Hall of Fame bid could be hampered by this fact.
As you will see...
The Oakland Raiders have announced that Marcel Reece has been chosen to replace Super Bowl-bound Vonta Leach in the Prow Bowl. Reece will be making his first all-expense paid trip to Honolulu in his 4-year career. The Washington alum is, without a doubt, the most versatile and dangerous fullback in the league. It is shown not only in his statistics [...]
What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite geriatric Raider fan, Old Timer. Well, in case you have not already heard the news, the Raiders have hired former Jacksonville Quarterbacks Coach/Assistant Head Coach Greg Olson to be their Offensive Coordinator. We will talk about him, as well the candidates that have reportedly been [...]
The media up in the Oakland had a opportunity to sit down with Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and ask him some questions.
One question that came up, was whether he plans on getting rid of linebacker Rolando McClain who continues to get into trouble with the law.
“No…see that’s a particular question that we’re not talking about,” said McKenzie, per Raiders.com....
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown says that he believes former head coach Bill Callahan was to blame for Barrett Robbins’ disappearance right before Super Bowl XXXVII back in 2002.
Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com did a great job of breaking down the interview.
\“We get our game plan for victory on Monday, and the game plan says we’re gonna run the ball,” Brown...
The Raiders have reportedly made (but not yet officially announced) the somewhat surprising hire of Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator. Olson was surprising because he has had a few chances at being an offensive coordinator in the NFL already and has never showed any amazing success.
I wanted to see how Olson had done in his previous stops so I gathered the following...
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said in a recent radio interview that much of the blame for the Raiders' 48-21 loss to Tampa Bay in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, following the 2002 season, should go to head coach Bill Callahan, suggesting some of Callahan's decisions in the days leading up to the game seemed like sabotoge. "We get our game plan for victory...
Tim Brown caught a lot of long bombs as a receiver for the Oakland Raiders. On Monday, he dropped a bomb on Bill Callahan, his former coach and current Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator during an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio.
Brown said Callahan essentially threw Super Bowl XXXVII by changing the offensive game plan the Friday before the game.
Brown, a Heisman Trophy winner...
Last night on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tim Brown responded, unpromted, to a general call about the Oakland Raiders' last playoff appearance with a bold assertion. Co host Zig Fracassi mentioned the high-profile distraction created this week by the report that Michael Crabtree had been accused of sexual assault in the hours following their victory to send them to the NFC championship...
The Oakland Raiders entered Super Bowl 37 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with one of the best offenses and football and real shot to win that game.
The Raiders were subsequently blown out 48-21 that day, and now some 10 years later according to Pro Football Talk, Hall Of Fame finalist Tim Brown is putting former Raiders coach Bill Callahan on blast, and suggesting that his former...
A curious story has surfaced on the 10th anniversary of Super Bowl XXXVII, a game that featured the Oakland Raiders taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers completed dismantled the Raiders 48-21 on their way to the franchise’s first World Championship. Did the Oakland Raiders coaching staff sabotage their game plan in order to hand the Super Bowl to the Buccaneers?
The Oakland Raiders hired Greg Olson as their offensive coordinator, the Bay Area News Group reported Friday night. Olson was the assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012. He replaces Greg Knapp, who was reportedly hired by the Denver Broncos on Friday. Olson has six years of experience as an offensive coordinator in the NFL, including a three...