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Raiders receiver chose No. 12 as a tribute to Ken Stabler

Brice Butler entered the NFL almost 40 years after Ken Stabler left.That doesn't mean the young Raiders wideout doesn't harbor a huge amount of respect for the late Silver and Black legend. So, when he found out Oakland doesn't retire any player numbers, he immediately gravitated toward's Stabler's No. 12. did his best...
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Brice Butler remains one of Raiders best and least used receivers

The Oakland Raiders have one of the worst passing games in the entire NFL. So naturally, the coaching staff has been doing everything within their power to give rookie quarterback Derek Carr a chance to succeed, right? Well… not so much. But anyone who has been following the Raiders closely this season should not be surprised by that. I have written a lot about the fact that the...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brice Butler surprised to find out why Raiders cut his playing time

Earlier this week I discussed how the Oakland Raiders decided to cut the number of snaps wide receiver Brice Butler received just one week after he had a break out game against the San Diego Chargers. It was confusing considering the fact that interim head coach Tony Sparano was giving Butler and Andre Holmes a chance to show they deserved more snaps. On both accounts the young wide...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sparano’s confusing use of Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler

In his first game as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Tony Sparano mixed things up at wide receiver. Rather than sticking to the stubborn ways of Dennis Allen, Sparano gave his young and unproven guys a chance to step up and grab the bull by the horns. The result? Rookie quarterback Derek Carr had a career day and the Raiders offense put up twice as many points as they...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Three key plays from the San Diego Chargers’ Week 6 win you may have missed

The Chargers improved to 5-1 on the season and an overlying theme with the team this year is not only the capability of finishing off games but also doing the little things to win.  Here are three examples of small but yet important plays the Chargers made on Sunday in their 31-28 win in Oakland.  While it is easy to point at the significant plays like Jason Verrett’s interception...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know Oakland Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler

Wide receiver Brice Butler joined the Oakland Raiders when they drafted him in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He was drafted out of San Diego State University where he’d transferred to for his senior year. Butler was able to start playing immediately rather than redshirting at SDSU as he’d already earned his Bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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