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Raiders Defense Surprises… Still Needs Improvement

Week 1 is in the books for the Oakland Raiders after delivering an excellent road victory over the Tennessee Titans. Despite a lackluster preseason showing, the defensive unit shined with an impressive performance against a Tennessee Titans’ offense loaded with young talent. Oakland held All-Pro running back DeMarco Murray in check, and that alone should spark …

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Smith-ereens: Raiders CB’s 2017 campaign just gets worse

Sean Smith’s on-field struggles may pale in comparison to what he is facing off the field.

What’s been a tumultuous 2017 campaign for the veteran Oakland Raiders cornerback can potentially turn into an absolute nightmare after he was arrested on Thursday. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced it was charging Smith with felony assault of a Pasadena man — who happens to be his sister’s boyfriend.

Sean “Not Quite a 53 Lock” Smith

During the 2016 offseason, the Raiders had to address the cornerback position seriously.  Former first round pick D.J. Hayden had his pending fate sealed with the team amidst struggles at cornerback. Sean Smith was seemingly the answer by adding a physical corner; while Hayden would play out his rookie deal and inevitably not have his services retained. Now we are barely into the official start of Smith’s second season, and he is arguably the worst pure cover corner on the roster.

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