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Three bold predictions for the Raiders vs Browns game

The Oakland Raiders will travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns in one of two remaining games that the team has a fighting chance at winning. The Browns are 3-3 but still do not look like a very good team. That being said, everyone is the favorite when they play the Raiders. Much like every other week, the Raiders will have a tough time pulling off a win in Cleveland. Last weekend...
Via cover32 - Raiders
6 days ago  |  Discuss

After Review: video study of the Raiders’ Defense versus the Dolphins

I was not able to watch the Raiders game live due to a family medical emergency. Instead, watching the All-22 coaches film was my first time seeing this game – both on offense and defense. For my thoughts on the offensive tape, you can click here.   -The defensive tape was harder to watch than the offensive tape. The defense looked as bad as any defense I’ve ever seen, which...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen Buys Time as Raiders Show Life

#455871104 / gettyimages.com After a disastrous first two games of the season for the Oakland Raiders, rumors began running rampant that unless there was significant improvement in the next two weeks, head coach Dennis Allen would be fired before the team plane could return from London.  With a bye coming in Week 5, the pressure was on for the Raider coach to get his team to start...
Via TopSportsReport
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson slays bear using only dull rock, brute strength

On Friday evening, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson found a grizzly bear lurking near the woods outside of Seattle. He slayed the feral beast using only a dull rock, his wits and brute strength. Ok not really, but that’s a pretty good metaphor for what happened on the field between the Bears and Seahawks tonight. Seattle played a flawless first half of football and led...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Tarver still has a lot to prove even with a better roster

The Oakland Raiders have added at least five new starters to their defensive roster, six if you include the nickel back position as a starter. Given the number of three wideout sets the Raiders will face against teams like the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos, the nickel back will be on the field more often than not. That means for a third year in a row, the Raiders will be...
Via cover32 - Raiders
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Packers’ Defensive Improvement Needs to Start Up Front

Since winning Super Bowl XLV with the 5th ranked defense in the NFL, the Packer’s defense has been on the decline. In 2011 they had the 32nd ranked defense, the worst in the NFL.  2012 and 2013 were slight improvements, ranking 11th and 26th respectively. So what is the reason for this precipitous decline? Certainly injuries have played a part. Few teams have had as many key injuries...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: C.J. Wilson

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. C.J. Wilson, defensive lineman Season stats: Nine games (127 snaps; 11 percent of total defensive snaps); eight tackles, one tackle for loss, zero sacks, five quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Preseason Opponents Announced

The Packers 2014 preseason opponents were announced today The NFL announced it’s preseason schedule today, with some exact dates and times still to be finalized. The Green Bay Packers will start off with two road games and finish up with the final two games at home this year. The Packers lead off with a trip to Tennessee to take on the Titans.  In week two, the Packers travel...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders free agents are older, but are proven winners

Despite a slow start to a highly anticipated free agency, Oakland Raiders’ general manager Reggie Mckenzie has definitely picked up steam. The team has signed 12 free agents and re-signed four of their own who were set to hit free agency. Within Raider Nation, Fridays are fast becoming McKenzie’s day of work for that seems to be when all the new signings have occurred. The most...
Via cover32 - Raiders
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: free agency recap week 3

Another week down, and Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie keeps on rolling. While he only signed three players this past week, he continues to show he has an eye for cheap value on the market. This week’s new Raiders are running back Maurice Jones-Drew and defensive lineman C.J Wilson. McKenzie also resigned last years starting defensive tackle, Pat Sims. Jones...
Via isportsweb.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson Leaves Packers to Sign with Oakland Raiders

Although the news is not going to qualify as earth shattering to Packer fans, it has been confirmed that that former Green Bay defensive lineman C.J. Wilson has come to terms with Oakland Raiders according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.  Wilson, who was selected in the seventh round by the Packers in the 2010 NFL Draft, earned a spot on the team as a rotational...
Via The Packers Guru
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign Former Packers DE C.J. Wilson

The Raiders have announced that they have signed former Packers DE C.J. Wilson. Wilson, 26, was no more than a reserve player for the Packers last season, playing 108 snaps and recording just 5 tackles.  With the Raiders continuing to remake their defensive line, Wilson figures to continue to be a reserve role player behind DE LaMarr Woodley, Justin Tuck, DT/DE Antonio Smith and DT Pat Sims.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers’ offseason focus: defensive line

The Super Bowl proved once again that defense wins championships, with the Seattle Seahawks dismantling the Denver Broncos’ supposedly all-time great offense. Football is obviously meant to be a physical game, even with all the rule changes softening up the game. Seattle showed that hard-hitting physical football trumps soft, dink and dunk offense. Green Bay’s defense was anything...
Via cover32 - Packers
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Which top free agent defensive lineman is on the Packers wish list?

If there’s a position on this Packer team really feeling the free agency bug it’s the defensive line. With four players becoming unrestricted free agents on March 11, and one already turning down an offer for $8 million a year, the d-line demands attention. B.J. Raji is the one who turned down the money, and hitting free agency with him is Ryan Pickett, C.J. Wilson, and Johnny...
Via cover32 - Packers
February 26, 2014  |  1 Comment

NFL Inactives: Week 13

Thanksgiving Games: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, TE Brandon Bostick, DL C.J. Wilson, WR Chris Harper, LB Jamari Lattimore, DL Jerel Worthy, DL Nate Palmer Lions CB Chris Houston, OT Corey Hilliard, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, WR Micheal Spurlock, RB Mikel Leshoure, C Rodney Austin The post NFL Inactives: Week 13 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 10/28

We’ll have more updates posted throughout the day, so be sure to check back. Bears Rookie LB Khaseem Greene will be asked to replace Lance Briggs while he’s out with an injury. (Brad Biggs) Bears sign QB Jordan Palmer and LB Larry Grant. (Aaron Wilson) Bears released TE Steve Maneri. (Aaron Wilson) Bears re-signed CB C.J. Wilson to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Bears signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' C.J. Wilson disappointed with healthy scratch

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers defensive lineman C.J. Wilson arrived at Lambeau Field on Sunday morning excited for the regular-season home opener. That was until the fourth-year veteran got into the locker room and found out that -- despite having a clean bill of health -- he was not going to be in uniform against Washington. "It was very disappointing," Wilson...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' C.J. Wilson disappointed with healthy scratch

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers defensive lineman C.J. Wilson arrived at Lambeau Field on Sunday morning excited for the regular-season home opener. That was until the fourth-year veteran got into the locker room and found out that -- despite having a clean bill of health -- he was not going to be in uniform against Washington. "It was very disappointing," Wilson...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Scouting: NFC Wildcard Weekend Preview

Despite teams like the Giants or Saints making the playoffs this season with fantastic quarterbacks, it seems the trend in the NFC this year is young quarterbacks and powerful running attacks. The Vikings look to repeat their Week 17 effort to uphend the likely NFC favorite Packers. And the Seahawks travel to Washington in a battle of rookie quarterbacks.   Minnesota...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' stars will remain out against Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If the Packers are going to stay atop the NFC North, they'll have to defeat the Detroit Lions without several key players.Outside linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring), defensive back Charles Woodson (collarbone), wide receiver Jordy Nelson (hamstring), running back James Starks (knee) and defensive end C.J. Wilson (knee) are all officially out for Sunday night...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers' stars will remain out against Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If the Packers are going to stay atop the NFC North, they'll have to defeat the Detroit Lions without several key players.Outside linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring), defensive back Charles Woodson (collarbone), wide receiver Jordy Nelson (hamstring), running back James Starks (knee) and defensive end C.J. Wilson (knee) are all officially out for Sunday night...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers' run defense takes hit with Wilson injury

(Eds: Updates with details, quotes. Stands for story listed on some digests as BC-FBN--Packers-Protecting Rodgers. With AP Photos.) By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer The Green Bay Packers might have the worst timing in the NFL. Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings roll into town Sunday, and the Packers expect they'll be without defensive end C.J. Wilson, a cornerstone...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

From 90 to 53: how the Packers might get there

I wish, Packer fans, that I had the insights that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Packers beat writer par excellence, Bob McGinn, brings to the table. I wish I had his job. Heck, I just wish I got paid to write about the Packers, period. But alas...such is not the case.Still, we can be thankful that McGinn shares his rich expertise with us. Today, he serves up an early "what...
Via Packer Fans United
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Injuries continue to pile up for Packers

By Bill Huber PackerReport.com Last week, the Green Bay Packers had only two healthy running backs. Two weeks earlier, the Packers had only two healthy inside linebackers. The situation might not be as dire against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, but the Packers' defensive line is one beat-up bunch. Ryan Pickett has been ruled out because of a concussion, Mike Neal is listed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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