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NFL Nation Buzz: Oakland Raiders

Bill Williamson explains why training camp will be different this year for Derek Carr, now that he's the Raiders' starting quarterback.

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Allen fits Raiders' desperate pattern

S Nate Allen will get $12 million guaranteed from Oakland this season after five average years in Philadelphia. That happens when a team hasn't reached the playoffs since 2002. Grantland: All-bad contracts team

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Raiders' talks with Oakland plug away

All parties involved in the future of the Raiders are going their due diligence as key dates approach.

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Raiders troll Harry Styles

Yes, that Harry Styles, of One Direction. After Styles told a Chiefs-loving crowd at Arrowhead Stadium that no one supported the Raiders, Oakland was quick to tweet a response. The reply

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Rice: Amari Cooper the 'new Tim Brown'

Hall of Famer Jerry Rice told the Raiders' website that the rookie WR is "very much like Tim Brown, very explosive, got speed to burn, really going to strike fear into the opposing team."

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Williamson: Is Carr as good as the hype?

ESPN NFL Nation Raiders reporter Bill Williamson chats with Jeff Dickerson and Jonathan Hood about Derek Carr's progress and the keys for an improved season under Jack Del Rio in 2015.

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Dickerson says Rams belong in Los Angeles

Eric Dickerson spent the first five seasons of his Hall of Fame career with the Los Angeles Rams, and he's hoping his old team will return to its old home next year.

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Mack already one of the NFL's best

The Raiders may only have one representative in Bill Barnwell's top 100 NFL players, but that player is no slouch. Khalil Mack's future looks extremely bright after a great rookie season. Grantland: NFL top 100

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2015 Oakland Raiders training camp preview

The Oakland Raiders open training camp July 31 in Napa, California. Here's a closer look at the Raiders camp, which wraps up in late August:

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Chargers, 49ers, Raiders part of World Games

The Chargers and 49ers are both sponsoring delegations at the Special Olympics World Games, while the Raiders are hosting an interactive fan zone and a football clinic as part of the event.

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