The Hansen’s #StopSpankings

The Hansen household decided today they we no longer going to spank our children. Although our spankings always consisted of very gentle swat with an open hand, we have come to the determination after much thought that spankings aren’t necessary to achieve discipline. We are worried about the psychological and physical message it sends to our kids using spanking as punishment....
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Episode 30: Start the Carr & 53-Man Roster Discussion

In the long-awaited return of the podcast, I discuss starting Derek Carr and predict the 53-man roster as well as discuss various roster scenarios.
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 53-Man Roster Prediction

Quarterbacks (3): Matt Schaub, Derek Carr, Matt McGloin Backs (5-6): Maurice Jones-Drew, Darren McFadden, Latavius Murray, FB Jamize Olawale, Jeremy Stewart, FB Marcel Reece* Wide Receivers (6): Rod Streater, James Jones, Denarius Moore, Andre Holmes, Greg Little, Brice Butler Tight Ends (2-3): MTE Mychal Rivera, BTE Brian Leonhardt, BTE David Ausberry* Offensive Line (8): LT Donald...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Day 1 Audio 7/25

Dennis Allen Khalil Mack Matt Schaub
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie McKenzie’s Seminal Moment

When Reggie McKenzie was hired in January 2012, the Raiders had a myriad of salary cap issues, a dearth of draft picks and no elite players. Nearly two and half years later, two of those three issues have been alleviated, but the most important remains; the Raiders have no elite players. Most look at the Raiders barren cupboard of talent as an indictment against McKenzie, which to...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Stop Complaining About the 2014 Schedule

Believe it or not, the NFL did the Raiders a favor with the 2014 schedule. Sure, it’s tough schedule, but the opponents are predetermined. The order matters, but the NFL did everything they could to make it easier on the Raiders. In Week 1, the Raiders travel to the eastern time zone to face the Jets. There was no way to avoid the travel, but playing that game in Week 1 eliminates...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Likes and Dislikes

Thanks to the great people at Draft Breakdown, I’ve been able to watch cutups of a lot of draft prospects over the last two years. One thing that has always bothered me is having to trust rankings and player opinions of other people. I don’t regularly watch college football, but even if I did, I couldn’t possible watch enough to evaluate draft prospects. A guy might jump off...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Episode 29 – DeSean Jackson, Carlos Rogers and More!

Listen in as I discuss DeSean Jackson, review free agency and discuss next steps for the Oakland Raiders.
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Salary Cap Floor Calculations 2013-2016

The NFL requires every team to spend 89% of the salary cap in cash over a four-year period from 2013-2016. The Raiders spend just $63.4 million in cash last season, leaving a $46.1 million deficit to makeup over the next three years. This can be made up by giving large signing bonuses or roster bonuses to free agents in any of the next three seasons. However, signing bonuses are...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Just For Fun – Raiders 2014 Free Agency in Pictures

Reggie “Lil Wayne” McKenzie It’s “Breaking Bad” for the Raiders Al’s Millions Reggie’s Poker Face Scrooge McKenzie World Series of Reggie Crabby McKenzie
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Raidersblog Podcast Episode 28 — Free Agency Primer 2014

Christopher Hansen stays up late to bring you an after dark version of the podcast discussing free agency. or other podcast clients:
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Picture: Lamarr Houston

This is really cool. Getty Images  now allows images to be embedded into blogs and websites. This should spice things up around here.
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 27

Christopher Hansen and Taylor Armosino dive into the future of Dennis Allen in a marathon podcast. or other podcast clients:
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 26

Christopher Hansen and Taylor Armosino discuss the future of the 4-9 Raiders. or other podcast clients:
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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