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Rich Gannon blasts Raiders organization and culture of losing

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — To say Rich Gannon isn’t happy with the Oakland Raiders would be a massive understatement. Gannon – who won the NFL MVP award in 2002 while leading the Raiders to a Super Bowl appearance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – took his radio show Wednesday on Sirius XM NFL Radio to blast the Raiders organization…
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Week Five skill position injury report — Wednesday

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Wilkening) — For fantasy football players, here’s a rundown of the skill position players listed on Wednesday’s injury report. Key fantasy starters are bolded. The final injury report for Sunday games is released Friday, with the final Monday-night injury report released on Saturday. (Week Five byes: Raiders, Dolphins). FULL Bengals RB Rex Burkhead (knee). Eagles TE Trey…
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Derek Carr could be the key to luring Gruden

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — As the 2014 draft approached, Raiders owner Mark Davis developed a strong desire to draft quarterback Derek Carr.  On the afternoon before the draft began, chatter emerged that Davis was pushing for Carr to be taken with the fifth overall pick in round one. The Raiders passed, as did each of the next 32 teams. …
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Denver Broncos Week 5 Power Rankings: Around the web

Mile High Report (Scotty Payne) — The Broncos are coming off their early week four bye, so lets see how them not playing has changed their power rankings standings. Our weekly look around the web for how the Broncos rank in NFL  Power Rankings . ESPN: 3 (Last week: 3) With two weeks to prepare after a loss, Denver should be raring to go Sunday. Arizona's defense won't be much easier than Seattle's, but the Broncos...
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Jon Gruden says the predictable thing about Raiders job

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — With the Raiders already in the market for a head coach after the 2014 season and with former Raiders (and Buccaneers) coach Jon Gruden’s name the first to emerge, the elder brother of Washington coach Jay Gruden is saying all the right things about the move he potentially will make come January. “I’m not thinking…
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Knowshon Moreno injury rehab to take 'like four more weeks'

The Phinsider (Kevin Nogle) — Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno will be out of action a little longer than initially expected as he rehabs a dislocated elbow, according to a report. Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno suffered a dislocated elbow against the Buffalo Bills in Week 2 of the NFL season. Early estimates anticipated a four-week recovery time for Moreno, depending on the severity of the...
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Shutdown Corner's Playoff Projection: Throwing darts in AFC East, NFC South

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — Feel like you have a grasp on either the AFC East right now? What about the NFC South? If so, you're a freaking genius. No less. Each division is — by definitition — competitive, if by that you mean that all the four teams in each one is lumped together in a morass of mediocrity. Sorry we're not sorry. The New England Patriots just experienced their worst undressing in years on Monday. The...
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Poll: Are We Who We Thought We Were?

Gang Green Nation (David_Wyatt) — We're officially at the quarter stage of the season and although it's been a rocky ride, are we as good or as bad as we thought we were? We sit here at 1-3 with a quarter of the season gone. We have a lone victory against the Raiders and three straight losses against the NFC North in the Chicago Bears , Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions . We rank #11 in total offence and #3 in total...
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NFL Playoffs picture, Draft order & rooting interest guide: The Watch, Week 5

Field Gulls (Tim Connolly) — It's 12:11 AM. I've discovered just how much of a timesink it is to create marble races in the physics sandbox program Algodoo. And the Seattle Seahawks are (still) 2-1. Week 5 of The Watch is upon us. STANDINGSWATCH Thanks to all of the teams that were on a bye week last week, the situation didn't change a whole lot for the Seahawks, other than the fact that they're not clinging to the #6...
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How to Fix the Patriots Offense

Pats Pulpit (Richard Hill) — The Patriots offense is currently ranked as the worst in the league; here's how they can improve. The Patriots offense ranks 32nd in the league in yards per offensive play. They're behind the Oakland Raiders , the Jacksonville Jaguars , and the teams oft considered the dregs of the NFL. Dead last. From a points per drive perspective, the Patriots rank 29th, just ahead of the Titans ,...
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PFT Live: Lamar Miller, Coaching hot seat

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — The Dolphins capped a somewhat tumultuous week with a victory over the Raiders last Sunday and now they’ve got a week off to savor it. Running back Lamar Miller will spend some of his free time with Mike Florio on Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. We will talk to Miller about last week’s quarterback hemming…
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Coping With Loss: Kansas City Chiefs Edition

Pats Pulpit (Alec Shane) — Five positives we can take away from Monday Night's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. I have been writing these "Coping With Loss" articles since 2011. And in that time, I have written 12 of them. That means that the Patriots have only lost 12 times in my time here at Pats Pulpit - that's a pretty solid number. And usually, I never have a hard time coming up with five positives to take away...
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Elevated Stats: A Mile High look at the NFL and the AFC West

Mile High Report (Kyle Montgomery) — Introducing "Elevated Stats", a weekly examination of how the Broncos fare in key and advanced metrics around the web compared to the rest of the AFC West. Stats don't tell the whole story, but a bunch of them tell a bunch of the story. And advanced metrics are increasing our understanding of the game of football every day. With that in mind, we introduce Elevated Stats, a view of the NFL...
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Personnel Analysis: Giants defensive ends overcome loss of Justin Tuck

SBN: Big Blue View (Ed Valentine) — How have the New York Giants defensive ends done thus far with Justin Tuck having moved on to the Oakland Raiders? Did the New York Giants make the right decision when they let former defensive captain Justin Tuck leave via free agency, refusing to make a realistic counter-offer to the two-year, $10-million deal Tuck got from the Oakland Raiders ? The answer, four games into the 2014...
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Falcons OC Dirk Koetter Linked to Raiders Job

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — There's speculation that Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter could be a candidate for the recently vacated head coaching job in Oakland after the season. While there are certainly plenty of things to critique about the Falcons ' performance so far in the 2014 NFL season, one constant element has been impressive offensive play. Dirk Koetter has done a nice job this season in general...
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