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Analyzing the 2011 Draft: Oakland Raiders

When it comes to grading team’s in the NFL Draft, it takes 3 years to properly asses a team’s success. I previously graded the Kansas City Chiefs draft. That article can be found here: http://utnsports.com/2014/07/07/analyzing-the-2011-draft-kansas-city-chiefs/ The Oakland Raiders were not a terrible team going into the 2011 draft. Tom Cable was replaced by Hue Jackson as the...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders ink defensive end Andre Carter

Remember that roster spot opened a few hours ago by the departure of offensive lineman Joseph Barksdale? Well, it’s not there anymore. The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of pro-bowler defensive end Andre Carter, conceivably getting the best player that was still on the market. Carter to the Raiders was not a out-of-nowhere deal. [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders cut another 2011 draft pick

Offensive tackle Joseph Barksdale has been released by the Oakland Raiders, according to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com. Barksdale, a third-round pick in 2011, was inactive for each of the first three games this season. He joins fellow third-round pick cornerback DeMarcus Van **** and fourth-round pick defensive back Chimdi Chekwa as players the Raiders have parted ways with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders cut OT Joseph Barksdale, add WR Tori Gurley

In the wake of Darrius Heyward-Bey neck strain and concussion suffered against the Steelers, the Oakland Raiders have signed wide receiver Tori Gurley, who is another ex-Green Bay Packer brought by GM Reggie McKenzie. To make room for Gurley, the Raiders have cut second-year offensive tackle Joseph Barksdale, a former 3rd round pick in 2011. [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders lose to Seahawks 21-3, so what?

The final game of the 2012 preseason is in the books for the Raiders, a sloppy, ugly loss to the Seattle Seahawks in which the Raiders gained a total of only 101 yards in the game.So what does the loss mean for the 2012 season?  Fortunately, not much.  This game was never about winning but about seeing who would step up and make a last push for the game.The Raiders depth was put...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders back at it with brutal rookie hazing haircuts (Pictures)

If you’re an NFL rookie who thinks you have it bad, just be thankful you don’t play in Oakland. We don’t really know if their rookies actually get the worst haircuts or if they simply do a great job of publicizing it, but any rookie who plays for the Raiders might as well completely shave their own head before training camp begins. Otherwise, there’s no guarantee you won’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Interview with Oakland Raiders OT Joseph Barksdale

Hello RaiderNation! I recently had the extreme privilege of being able to interview Oakland Raiders rookie OT, Joseph Barksdale. May I just say that Mr. Barksdale is an amazing person, and I can’t thank him enough for agreeing to let me interview him. Also thank-you to my fellow writers who helped assemble questions for the [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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