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Oakland Raiders: Jack Del Rio Era Begins

The Oakland Raiders announced Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Friday in what looks to be the true beginning of a new era of Raider football Del Rio who grew up in the Bay Area before becoming an All-American at USC said he’s pleased to be back home, but knows it is time to get to work. Jack Del Rio “I’ve been a Raider fan all my life,” Del Rio said “That’s not...
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2014 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Pick: Khalil Mack

Odell Beckham Jr. had a season for the ages on the offensive side of the football this year and looks like an easy choice for Offensive Rookie of the Year, but two defensive rookies had rookie years that were equally as dominant. Oakland’s Khalil Mack and St. Louis’ Aaron Donald each ranked #1 at their respective positions, 4-3 outside linebacker and defensive tackle, on Pro...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack finishes second in the MMQB defensive rookie of the year voting

The NFL Rookie of the Year award has not been given out yet, but Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback has given out it’s own set of awards. In it, Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack finished in second place behind Aaron Donald. Mack finished with five first place votes and a total point value of 110 (You receive different point values for different votes, first, second...
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Khalil Mack has another outstanding day, deserves rookie of the year

Every time I watch Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack play, I hear Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in my head. Before the Raiders traveled to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champs Carroll described Mack as being almost unblockable. At the time it seemed like coach speak. All season long opposing head coaches have talked about the Raiders being a good team that they had...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack’s standout game against Niners shows his true potential

According to Bill Williamson of ESPN, Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack “could truly become one of the best, most complete defensive players in the league.” Before Sunday’s performance against the San Francisco 49ers, Mack had proven himself to be an outstanding run defender but not quire the pass rusher the Raiders were hoping to get when the drafted him with the fifth...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack being held at an annoying rate

The Oakland Raiders drafted linebacker Khalil Mack with the fifth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. They did so in large part because Mack was known for his athleticism and pass rushing abilities. The Raiders were unable to do much in the pass rush at all in 2013 and there was a concerted effort to improve it during the offseason, Mack being one of the most important pieces to the puzzle...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Early impressions from training camp

With the preseason training camp set to start in Napa, California this Friday, July 25th, the Raiders are looking to finally put the pads on and make their final adjustments. Putting the pads on will be the biggest part of preseason training camp for Oakland considering the depth at linebacker. Defensive coordinator, Jason Tarver, has his work cut out for him to set three starting...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wait, Khalil Mack looks BETTER than expected? What in the what?

The Oakland Raiders have finished their final offseason workout of the year and among the many tidbits of information being discussed was some rather surprising news about first round pick Khalil Mack. According to Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group, there is a sense among the coaches, scouts and front office that Mack is even better than they believed when they drafted him...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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