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New OC For Raiders Is Greg Olsen

The Oakland Raiders needed an offensive coordinator to get their offense back on track so they did just that by hiring former Jacksonville quarterbacks coach Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator.

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Seattle Mariners Get Michael Morse

The Seattle Mariners added Michael Morse from Washington in a three-team deal that moved catcher John Jaso from Seattle to Oakland.

Seattle Mariners
1. Michael Morse

Washington Nationals
1. A.J. Cole
2. Blake Treinen
3. And a player to be named from the A’s

Oakland Athletics
1. John Jaso

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Bob Melvin Got A Contract Extension

The Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin received a two-year contract extension Monday that last through the 2016 season. Melvin is staying put in the very place he wants to be well into the future.

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Raiders – vs – Charges

Raiders 21
(4-12, 1-7 away)
Chargers 24
(7-9, 3-5 home)
FINAL

Top Performers
Passing: P. Rivers (SD) – 151 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: D. McFadden (OAK) – 19 CAR, 57 YDS
Receiving: R. Streater (OAK) – 4 REC, 77 YDS

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Pryor Will Start For Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are going to start Terrelle Pryor to see if he can be their quarterback of the future. Pryor got the nod to start Sunday’s season finale in San Diego in place of the injured Carson Palmer. After being deemed not ready to be the backup when Palmer got hurt last week in Carolina, Pryor now gets the chance to make his first career start.

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Carson Palmer

December 27, 1979 – Carson Hilton Palmer is an American football quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Southern California and won the Heisman Trophy in 2002. The Cincinnati Bengals chose him with the first overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft. He has been selected to two Pro Bowls.

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Warren Sapp

December 19, 1972 – Warren Carlos Sapp is a former American college and professional football player who was defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. He played college football for the University of Miami Hurricanes, was recognized as a consensus All-American and won multiple awards. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1995 NFL Draft as the 12th overall pick, and played professionally for the Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders of the NFL. He spent nine seasons with the Buccaneers where he earned seven trips to the Pro Bowl and a Super Bowl ring in 2002. He moved to the Raiders in 2004.

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Stephen Drew Is A Red Sox

Shortstop Stephen Drew has agreed to a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox. The deal calls for a $9.5 million salary and $500,000 in performance bonuses. Drew became a free agent when the Oakland Athletics declined their half of a $10 million mutual option for Drew in October. Drew received a $1.35 million buyout.

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A’s Get Hiroyuki Nakajima

The Oakland Athletics finalized a $6.5 million, two-year contract with Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, filling a void created by the departures of Cliff Pennington and Stephen Drew.

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Chiefs – vs – Raiders

Chiefs 0
(2-12, 1-6 away)
Raiders 15
(4-10, 3-5 home)
FINAL

Top Performers
Passing: C. Palmer (OAK) – 182 YDS
Rushing: D. McFadden (OAK) – 30 CAR, 110 YDS
Receiving: R. Streater (OAK) – 5 REC, 62 YDS