Oakland Raiders: When it rains it pours

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I do not, never have and never will, sympathize with the Oakland Raiders, but if you're so inclined, feel free to feel sorry for the beleaguered franchise. Oakland gave up a 2nd round pick to Atlanta to get cornerback DeAngelo Hall, then signed him to a 7-year, $70 million contract.

The team just cut him. Here's a remarkable stat:

In his eight games in Oakland, Hall was beaten 40 times for 552 yards on 66 passes thrown his way, according to data compiled by STATS LLC. He gave up more yards than any defender this season and was tied for third worst in catches allowed.

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Eric Snider

Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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