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Pryor helps defense prepare for Newton

Pryor helps defense prepare for Newton

Pryor helps defense prepare for Newton How does a team prepare for Cam Newton, the first player in NFL history with 30-plus touchdown passes (39) and 20-plus touchdown runs (21) in his first two seasons? Knapp said Pryor, who got in for three plays last…
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  • Chat wrap: Raiders' keepers on D

    Chat wrap: Raiders' keepers on D

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2012
    A look at some of the highlights from our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver John from Boulder: Looking ahead, assuming the Broncos are at home, how do you think they match up with the Patriots in the divisional round? The defense ha…
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  • Seymour, Branch not at practice once again

    Seymour, Branch not at practice once again

    insidebayarea.com Dec 20, 2012
    Defensive tackle Richard Seymour and strong safety Tyvon Branch aren’t at practice today for the second straight day. All in all, the Raiders still are relatively healthy for a team about to play its 15th regular-season game. It’s doubtful that Seymou
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  • Carson Palmer says patience paying off for Raiders offense

    Carson Palmer says patience paying off for Raiders offense

    The Raiders didn’t score a touchdown in last week’s victory over the Chiefs, but the day wasn’t without successes for the offense. They ran for 203 yards, the most they’ve had in a game this season, to continue an uptick from a running game that w
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  • Oakland struggles to afford an NFL team

    Oakland struggles to afford an NFL team

    profootballtalk.com Dec 20, 2012
    Lost in the emerging debate regarding whether the Raiders will get a new stadium in Oakland is whether Oakland can afford to host and help build it. Based on a lengthy new article from Darrell Preston and Aaron Kurlikoff of Bloomberg.com, the answer may…
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  • Video - Preview: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers 02:33

    Preview: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers

    Dec 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 16 matchup between the Oakland Raiders and the Carolina Panthers.

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  • Don Banks: My favorite NFL stories of 2012

    Dec 20
    To mark the passing of another eventful year of championships, triumphs and memorable moments, SI.com's writers are remembering the stories they connected to most across the sports landscape in 2012.