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Raiders punter Marquette King is just 20 punts away from the most in one season

When the Oakland Raiders decided to let Shane Lechler walk for the freak punter Marquette King, many were wondering how he would handle his own.  After the 2012 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders signed King to a three-year deal to compete with or eventually replace veteran Shane Lechler. In training camp, King took most of […] The post Raiders punter Marquette King is just 20 punts...
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De’Anthony Thomas Casually Runs By The Raiders For The 81 Yard Punt Return TD

De’Anthony Thomas is really, really freaking fast. The Oakland Raiders would learn this the hard way. With a couple of minutes left in the first quarter, the Raiders were forced to punt from their own 24. Marquette King got off a fantastic punt but it wouldn’t matter. Thomas would blow by the few Raiders that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Raiders make strong argument for worst team in the NFL

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen will be looking for a new job next season. The Raiders were blown out of the water in London by a struggling Miami Dolphins team. After the Raiders marched down the field for a touchdown on their first drive, they simply stopped playing. The Dolphins did not have to punt the ball until the fourth quarter while the Raiders did pretty much nothing...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Many NFL personnel knew that Michael Sam was gay, but will it affect him?

I have talked to numerous NFL scouts about the Michael Sam situation, and most of them all said it was not a surprise, because someone had notified them of the situation (Whether it was Michael or a teammate is unknown), but was it the right time? I personally feel if I was an agent it […]The post Many NFL personnel knew that Michael Sam was gay, but will it affect him? appeared...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette King likes Mortal Combat and astronomy, I like Naya Rivera

Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King was apparently in the mood to share some of his favorite things with Twitter. He started by revealing he is a bit of a closet nerd… Astronomy is Awesome! — Marquette King (@MarquetteKing) January 26, 2014 After that did not seem to start up much of an exciting conversation, he turned to something that more people could relate to: classic...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders would be fun to see on HBO Hard Knocks

I personally feel that the Oakland Raiders would be the best option to land on Hard Knocks. They are one of 8 finalists for the HBO show. The set is looking for volunteers but for some reason I could see Oakland get their shot. The seven other teams that could be drafted, so to speak, […]The post Raiders would be fun to see on HBO Hard Knocks appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Raiders Not Making Big Splashes With New Teams

When Reggie McKenzie was hired following the 2011 Raiders season, he inherited a team that was in salary cap purgatory. Among the many problems, there were a lot of bloated contracts with under achieving players. McKenzie immediately began cutting those players. He continued the process following the 2012 season. The cuts forced the Raiders to take all of the largest cap hits in...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders punter Marquette King remodels a 49ers store display

The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers have a local rivalry that remains strong despite the fact that the teams rarely every play each other. With two teams being housed in such close proximity to each other, even when not playing, there is a sense of competition to be the best in the Bay. Raiders punter Marquette King has been one of the more outspoken members of the Raiders...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

In his first year, Marquette King led the NFL in Punting

We at NFL Draft Diamomds would like to congratulate Marquette King on his amazing first year performance. Marquette was a small school punter from Fort Valley State University. Marquette led the entire NFL with an astonishing 48.9 yards a punt. @JoshDubowAP: Marquette King led NFL in punting in 1st year at 48.9 yds. Joins Ray […]
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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