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Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell gets his first shot at returning to the NFL on Friday when he visits the Chicago Bears for a workout, according to an NFL source with knowledge of the situation.
Share TweetYou can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetMatt Flynn is the Oakland Raiders' quarterback of the present. Terrelle Pryor might be the team's future at the position but coach Dennis Allen said Monday "he's not there yet."
Raiders' defense going back to Davis yearsUpdated Jun 4 Share TweetALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Al Davis Oakland Raiders were known for playing man-to-man coverage in the secondary. The late Oakland owner would be pleased. The 2013 Oakland Raiders are going back to those days in essence. The Raiders have to spend a lot of en…Share TweetRaiders fans correctly have pointed out that the decision by owner Mark Davis to fire P.R. director Zak Gilbert has no connection to the team’s performance on the field. Still, Gilbert was hired not by Davis but by G.M. Reggie McKenzie, who supposedly hSource: profootballtalk.com
Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mailJun 4You can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.
Chadiha: Deacon Jones left permanent imprintJun 4The late Deacon Jones revolutionized the DE position and had an unforgettable presence, writes Jeffri Chadiha.