Raiders shake off penalties, climb to No. 2 in power rankings

  • RAIDER RULE NO. 2: See Raider Rule No. 1.
  • Through 11 games, the Raiders lead the league in penalties (105) and penalty yardage (867), which is a relatively new development for second-year Raiders coach Jack Del Rio as his Jacksonville teams were some of the least penalized in the league at the time.
  • Raiders shake off penalties, climb to No. 2 in power rankings
  • You can hear former Raiders linebacker Matt Millen cackling as he recalls the signs, real or fictional, adorning Oakland’s locker room, the ones that read: RAIDER RULE NO. 1: Cheating is encouraged.
  • Then again, the Raiders did set an NFL record with 23 penalties for a franchise-record 200 yards in an overtime road victory Oct 30 against Tampa Bay.

Following their win against Carolina, the Raiders reached No. 2 in ESPN’s Power Rankings for the first time since the final 2002 regular-season poll.
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Sam Bradford is “thrilled” by trade to Vikings

Sam Bradford is “thrilled” by trade to @Vikings.

  • pervyspankspackfans says: Sep 3, 2016 11:28 AM Sam should be.
  • Vikings give up a first-rounder and more for Sam Bradford (251)
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Sam Bradford wanted out. Then he didn’t. Now he’s out, and he’s happy about it. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bradford is “thrilled” by the move that abruptly sends him from Philadelphia to Minnesota only eight days before Week One.
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Eagles finally sign Stephen Tulloch

The @Eagles have signed @stephentulloch, reuniting him with his old coach.

  • elmerbrownelmerbrown says: Aug 21, 2016 6:34 PM
  • richiethegreek says: Aug 21, 2016 6:56 PM About time.
  • greymares says: Aug 21, 2016 6:49 PM
  • Per a league source, the Eagles have signed Tulloch to a one-year deal.
  • Signed a 2 down linebacker who will take reps from young guys and doesn’t play special teams, on a team in the middle of a post-apocalyptic rebuild.

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@SNFonNBC: “The @Eagles have signed @stephentulloch, reuniting him with his old coach.”


Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz wanted to reunite with linebacker Stephen Tulloch. Schwartz is getting what he wanted. Per a league source, the Eagles have signed Tulloch to a one-year deal. It’s worth up to $3 million, with $1.75 million of it fully guaranteed.


Eagles finally sign Stephen Tulloch