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Opinion: Mocking Raiders age is infantile, low-hanging fruit

The mocking of Jon Gruden’s old-ass Raiders knows no bounds. Sure, it’s all quiet on the front now, but as July 23 approaches — the day rookies report to training camp in Napa — the hackneyed “If you’re old, Gruden wants you” will accelerate at an exponential rate.

The underlying theme under the ridicule is the concern that Oakland’s aged roster won’t serve the team well — at all. They’ll wear down, they’ll be out of breath, they’re just not as fast and exuberant as younger cats.

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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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Carving Out Roles for the 2018 Oakland Raider Defensive Line

Jon Gruden and Co. did their best to keep Gruden’s word of adding interior pass rushing help. In Rounds 2 and 5, the Raiders added a small school superstar in PJ Hall and a superstar with health concerns in Maurice Hurst. Also, Arden Key, the 2016 SEC sack leader, was selected in the 3rd round …

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