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  • #46
    Originally posted by BroncosRockdaRockies View Post
    The raiders have aquired what alot are saying to be the best CB tandem since

    the 70's.
    So defensive coordinator is going to be comfortable with constant

    blitz's. If this is the case i would like to see some better execution on screen

    plays than what i saw in Pre season! Plus we know how dirty the raiders play

    so look to see alot of facemasks and personal fowls if raiders fall behind @

    halftime. I hope to see royal make some big plays but expect to see Stokley

    step up in Bmarsh's abscence and also look to see Grahm have a huge game!!

    PUMPED UP HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO BRONCO"S

    Who has said this, man DeAngelo Hall is so overrated it is sickening.

    Aso is solid, but no Champ, and DeAngelo is no better that Dre-Bly, I am so sick of hearing this crap.

    The Raiders pass D have ranked pretty good the last couple of years, but is it really beacuse of the players or a little bit to do with what they've faced, Jake Plummer or a rookie of 1st year starting QB in Denver, a terrible QB in San Diego, and no QB in KC. come on people, quit talking this secondary up, it is solid but not that great.

    I hope and pray to god they bring the house all night and leave Hall on an island, we'll put up 40 easily!

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    • #47
      Originally posted by Raiderjoe View Post
      You better bed able to run on the Raiders or its going to be a long night for your offense.
      ... what do you think the Denver Broncos are known for?


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      • #48
        Originally posted by KWHIT97 View Post
        Who has said this, man DeAngelo Hall is so overrated it is sickening.

        Aso is solid, but no Champ, and DeAngelo is no better that Dre-Bly, I am so sick of hearing this crap.

        The Raiders pass D have ranked pretty good the last couple of years, but is it really beacuse of the players or a little bit to do with what they've faced, Jake Plummer or a rookie of 1st year starting QB in Denver, a terrible QB in San Diego, and no QB in KC. come on people, quit talking this secondary up, it is solid but not that great.

        I hope and pray to god they bring the house all night and leave Hall on an island, we'll put up 40 easily!

        its because the raiders run defense is so bad that why pass on them when you can run for 200 yards and control the clock.

        same thing with us last year. thats why our pass defense was ranked in the top 10.

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        • #49
          Originally posted by SLVR and Black View Post
          Question: do you think that the Raiders offense has upgraded or downgraded since last year?
          Question: how many high draft picks and overpaid Free Agents does it take to win more than 4 games a year?

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          • #50
            something no one else here has mentioned as a possibility to stop the hated raiders in the opening game...our wonderful set of TE's. We don't have the best single TE in the game but I do think we have the best trio. I have a feeling this is going to be a big game for Scheffler and Graham. GO BRONCOS!!!!
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            • #51
              Originally posted by Raiderjoe View Post
              Your missing the point. IT not just the Raiders Cbs. Raiders safeties and Lbs are so good in coverage . That it affords them the luxury to do many things . Like blitzing because they lose nothing in coverage. Where Raiders made the biggest improvement on defense is they got rid of all the poor tacklers(Schweigert and f washington) and got surehanded tacklers who are going to make that open field tackle. (so I don't see the screen play being that effective- This isn't last year raiders)
              Originally posted by Raiderjoe View Post
              Im sorry but Hillis will be a non factor as WLB Thomas Howard is one premier cover Lbs in the game. Raiders will leave him man to man on him. ( What you talking about hillis)
              Originally posted by cutler7624 View Post
              Dude... I have read all your posts in this thread and I think you are forgetting something... You were 4-12 last year. The way you talk the Raiders are the best team in the AFC.
              Ah, that's our RaiderJoe! He shows up each year before the season starts talking up the Raiduhs as "da bestest" team in the league. Then when reality hits he bugs out until the next season (or maybe if his sad team pulls the upset over the Broncos) to repeat the whole process.


              As to the original question, the Raiders do have a good secondary but the Broncos are well aware of how little that means if you can only get pressure by heavy blitzing. The best corners in the world can't consistently stop all the receiving options on the field if the opposing QB isn't rattled and stays accurate with his passes. Just look at our AFCCG from a couple years back for a perfect example of that.

              If the Raiders do go blitz-heavy, we'll just have to see how well it's picked up and how often we can make them pay. But the running game will also help make their blitzing hurt.

              Let's get this thing going!
              "You can't take the sky from me..."
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              "You can't shake the Devil's hand and say you're only kidding"

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              • #52
                Originally posted by FootballFanFla View Post
                Having the best secondary in the NFL allows you to do a whole lot of stuff on defense
                haha i beg to differ
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                • #53
                  Raiders 31rst in run stopping last year

                  Selvin young averaged 5 yrds per carry last year against raiders!! so

                  hmmmmmmm lets see here raider fans basic math! Ok Keep up now if u can?

                  1rst down and 10 selvin up the middle for a gain of 5! S onow what does that

                  mean? it is now 2nd and 5! hmmmmm selvin young breaks to outside for a

                  gain of 5 yrds! So hmmmm lets see now what does that mean raider fans?

                  dont hurry i will give u a couple of hours to add 5 + 5 ? But since i have

                  better things to do than teach basics to raider fans here it is. It = 10!

                  Now what does 10 =? yes very good first down all day long!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                  • #54
                    Originally posted by Bronco-24 View Post
                    To be honest with you, there is some great talent in Oakland, but so is Al Davis. I think that explains everything.
                    Way to side-step. Do you think the offense is an upgrade or downgrade from last year?

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by Raiderjoe View Post
                      Your Not going to beat the Raiders with the pass. You can try and spread it out and raiders have the players in coverage to neutralize all your weapons in the passing game.(I don't care if Brandon marshaLL was playing monday night) Last year Stokley killed the Raiders in the slot. JMO I see Deangelo hall sliding inside to take Stokley.(check) Asomugha and Routt outside on royal and Your other WR. (check) Scheffler oR your Other Te- M Huff picking him up man to man. (check) Hillis or any RB- Thomas Howard man to man(check)

                      Now your left with Lb Kirk morrison(another good coverage lb) and Gibril wilson( reports are his coverage ability good- have yet to see enough to say that is the case) helping out somewhere in coverage or coming after the Qb.

                      Broncos have to be able to establish the run against the Raiders. Can they as there Oline looks to be better in pass protection than in run blocking.

                      OK MR. Coach, you have accounted for all matchups that the broncos can throw at the Raiders in the pass game. Your basic assumption is that oakland can neutralize any bronco weapon. Ok, but you do realize that this theory of yours will not materialize if the front is not getting any passrush. The Bronco OLINE is much more improved especially in pass protection and Jay has gotten a lot better in understanding defenses. The Raiders WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THE RUN! I GUARANTEE YOU THAT. WHY? Because the Broncos have been able to run the ball for nearly 12 years now. They always find a way. Which means all the guys who your are marking as "checks" will be paranoid about the run, which means Play action and BAM! The raiders may still limit the Broncos on offense, but I think the scoring will come through turnovers. The RAIDERS offense will turn the ball over and commit penalties. WHY? Because they always do. OLD HABITS DIE HARD BROTHER! That will decide the game. See YA!
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                      • #56
                        Originally posted by Javalon View Post

                        As to the original question, the Raiders do have a good secondary but the Broncos are well aware of how little that means if you can only get pressure by heavy blitzing. The best corners in the world can't consistently stop all the receiving options on the field if the opposing QB isn't rattled and stays accurate with his passes. Just look at our AFCCG from a couple years back for a perfect example of that.

                        If the Raiders do go blitz-heavy, we'll just have to see how well it's picked up and how often we can make them pay. But the running game will also help make their blitzing hurt.

                        Let's get this thing going!
                        Yep. In a perfect Silver and Black world, the Raiders wouldn't need to rely on the blitz to put pressure on Cutler. Richardson needs to step up this year and not let Burgess do all the work. If he pans out like the Raiders think he can, the DB's will have a field day back there.

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                        • #57
                          Raiderjoe.. he's such a riot. He actually thinks he has a friggin CLUE whats going on.. and he's so completely clueless.

                          When was it he used to come here and brag about all the height and weight of each and every player... then brag about how they each ran the 40. He thought it was madden football.. figuring each of their stats came out to an 97...

                          Each DAY he would compare the hight, weight, bench press, and 40 time...... I think they won 2 games that year

                          For some reason, we didn't see much of him again after that

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                          • #58
                            Originally posted by SLVR and Black View Post
                            Way to side-step. Do you think the offense is an upgrade or downgrade from last year?
                            I know you didn't ask me, but I'm answering anyway!


                            I think that's a tough question. Start with the offensive line, are they better or worse. I can't say for sure about most of the line but I know you've got Kwame freaking Harris as your LT. That aint' a good thing.

                            At running back, McFadden is a theoretical upgrade over Jordan but you never know until he proves it; he could be an overrated speedster like Reggie Bush. At receiver you replaced Porter with a gimpy (and possibly mentally scarred) Javon Walker. I like Walker when he's healthy and at full mental health but he will remain a question mark for a while.

                            And at QB, the Raiders obviously didn't have a good situation last year but you've settled on an admittedly strong-armed QB who severely lacks experience. Improvement? Maybe, maybe not.

                            So, you tell me. Is there anything concrete to show your offense is improved from last season?
                            "You can't take the sky from me..."
                            ------
                            "You can't shake the Devil's hand and say you're only kidding"

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                            • #59
                              Originally posted by Javalon View Post
                              I know you didn't ask me, but I'm answering anyway!


                              I think that's a tough question. Start with the offensive line, are they better or worse. I can't say for sure about most of the line but I know you've got Kwame freaking Harris as your LT. That aint' a good thing.

                              At running back, McFadden is a theoretical upgrade over Jordan but you never know until he proves it; he could be an overrated speedster like Reggie Bush. At receiver you replaced Porter with a gimpy (and possibly mentally scarred) Javon Walker. I like Walker when he's healthy and at full mental health but he will remain a question mark for a while.

                              And at QB, the Raiders obviously didn't have a good situation last year but you've settled on an admittedly strong-armed QB who severely lacks experience. Improvement? Maybe, maybe not.

                              So, you tell me. Is there anything concrete to show your offense is improved from last season?
                              Psssst. You forgot Ashley Lelie

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                              • #60
                                Originally posted by SLVR and Black View Post
                                Yep. In a perfect Silver and Black world, the Raiders wouldn't need to rely on the blitz to put pressure on Cutler. Richardson needs to step up this year and not let Burgess do all the work. If he pans out like the Raiders think he can, the DB's will have a field day back there.
                                I like Burgess, even though he kind of fizzled a bit last year. I'm not sure what to make of Richardson because I didn't really notice him last season. What are the general thoughts on him (not hopes) in Raider country?

                                Also, what do you think of Tommy Kelly moving inside and getting all that dough? Is he going to sufficiently replace Sapp?
                                "You can't take the sky from me..."
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                                "You can't shake the Devil's hand and say you're only kidding"

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