Angria Trask

Just a girl who loves her Raiders and writing all about them

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Raiders Roster Final 53 – The Offensive Arsenal

The Oakland Raiders expect to see a big year from quarterback Derek Carr and weapons have been added to help him meet that expectation. Carr deserves a stable that will stand up and work for him, and there are several of those guys on the roster now. Here are the final roster weapons, when all is said and done.

Ramble 101: The Sea of Highlights

December 21, 1974 – The Oakland Raiders were facing the Miami Dolphins in the AFC Divisional game. The game was a back and forth contest that you would expect and hope to see in a playoff game. The Dolphins opened by running the kickoff back for a touchdown. Things were looking bleak for the Raiders early in the game but after a Ken Stabler interception to Dolphins defensive back Dick Anderson, Miami would take a hit in their secondary, when safety Jake Scott went out of the game with an injury. The defense did their job and forced Miami to punt. Stabler redeemed himself shortly after with a touchdown pass to Charlie Smith. That touchdown tied the game.

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Raiders Roster Final 53 – QBs and the Men Who Protect Them

“As the World Turns” seems to be the theme for the Raiders’ offseason so far. If anyone is actually surprised about that after Jon Gruden took over the reigns, hold on tight and enjoy the ride because it’s not over. As of May 4, the team hit their 90 men max roster size, so more …

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Ramble 101: Stickum Up – Breaking The Rules Before They Were Rules

The Oakland Raiders have a long and illustrious history that lends heavily to the development of the NFL into the league that it is today.
To understand the Raiders is to understand the NFL. How could so much be attributable to one team, you may ask, but a glimpse into the past tells you everything you need to know about how Al Davis and his Raiders have molded the league in their own way.

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Tight Ends and Tailbacks: The Game’s Pure Hybrid Positions

Much to-do has been made about Coach Gruden’s and the Raiders’ philosophy on getting back to basics. The preference for classic tailbacks and tight ends in a wide array of packages has been brought front and center during this offseason because of the attention paid to these particular positions. There seem to be several conflicting …

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Guide to Gruden: The Ramble’s Gruden to English Dictionary

New Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden says some interesting things. He’s been a hot topic for sports journalists, who have taken his soundbites and run to all different ends of the universe. To that end, it’s important to decipher some of Gruden’s statements that have been misconstrued and hopefully understand the man better. And …

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