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  1. To Grant Cohn,

    The Oakland Raiders’ new regime isn’t using the talent they have and seem to be biased against Al Davis’ last roster. One player who is one of the NFL’s best is Taiwan Jones. He is a rb, not a cb as coach Allen has moved him to. The move made no scense and Allen hasn’t explained the move or let Jones carry the football except on a fake punt against Washington.

    The coaches made mistakes about TP2 and Reggie cut and traded many of Al’s last draft picks. They claimed TP22 was close to getting cut, why? All he does is make plays. Oakland misues or refuses to use talent and fans continue to let them explain their mediocre schemes. The running backs Reggie brings in are o.k. special teamers and even can help in the power game but TJ22 would be a huge talent running the ball. Why the fans listen to the coaches’ claims about the talent of the players is a huge question mark but it’s a disgrace how they treat Jones. They have made mistakes with many draft picks and players and they won’t let Jones play rb.

  2. How come noone in the bay is writing about harbaugh to the texas job? Espn is mentioning it every hour.

    I highly doubt he would go. Big step down

    Go Niners

    1. I have said from the beginning Alex Smith was the number 1 ratated Q-back in the NFL when he went down the 2nd time. I would have like to see teams prepairing for booth Q backs. That would be a hell of a thing to watch. I am atrue 9er fan from way back, Brodey and G. Washington days and as a fact Mr. Washington was my wide reciver coach when I was 13. And I have personaly autographed footballs from the owner Jon, the COACH and Alex

  3. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting
    my own blog and was wondering what all is needed to get setup?
    I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?

    I’m not very web smart so I’m not 100% positive. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly
    appreciated. Many thanks

    1. Sharyl-
      You should be able to find some Web Page templates on-line with advice for getting up and running. The types used by small businesses needn’t break the bank. If you need more help there are services that will do it for you, for a fee.

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