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  1. Rebuilding Oakland Raiders focus on bonding process

    Jim Trotter

    The rebuilding Raiders think putting a focus on deepening the bond among teammates will translate into more success on the field, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  2. Stanford DE Mauro: From backup to NFL?

    Kyle Bonagura

    Headed into his fifth year at Stanford this past season, Josh Mauro's future as a football player was unclear. The defensive end had never been a starter, wasn't slated to become one and largely represented depth on one of the nation's best defenses....

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  3. Lance Anderson ready for all challenges

    Kevin Gemmell

    Get this. Stanford's Lance Anderson actually wanted to be a defensive coordinator in the Pac-12. Crazy, right? Biletnikoff winners to lose sleep over; Doak Walker finalists dashing and gashing for 20 yards a pop; and All-American offensive linemen th...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. Anderson's promotion a long time coming

    Kyle Bonagura

    Stanford coach David Shaw's decision to promote Lance Anderson to defensive coordinator should come as a surprise to exactly no one. If there is anything Shaw has shown in his previous hires, it's that he likes to promote from within and strives t...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  5. Oakland Raiders re-sign defensive coordinator Jason Tarver

    Paul Gutierrez

    The Oakland Raiders have re-signed defensive coordinator Jason Tarver, according to NFL sources, on the day his contract expired.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  6. Might Allen fall on sword for assistants?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The gut feeling is Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen survives Tuesday's meeting with owner Mark Davis, a self-described patient man who, nonetheless, wants to see progress in the wake of back-to-back 4-12 seasons in which the Raid...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  7. Even at the top, Mason still scrapping

    Ted Miller

    Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason played cornerback at Northern Arizona, and he'd rate as short for the position even at an FCS school. He's compact and powerfully built, but you'd suspect that more than a few receivers took one look at his ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  8. Is Tarver pleased with defense's progress?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - When the Oakland Raiders' defense was a top-10 unit near the midpoint of the season, second-year defensive coordinator Jason Tarver was a mad scientist, of sorts. He was mixing and matching and blitzing with aplomb, and it was worki...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  9. Pat Sims steps up as season winds down

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Pat Sims started a combined nine games in his previous three NFL seasons. So you would imagine being a starter for an entire season for the Oakland Raiders would tax the defensive tackle down the stretch. Except ... Sims, who...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  10. Breaking down screen play breakdowns

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- So what, exactly, was going through the mind of Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver on Sunday on each Kansas City Chiefs screen pass that went for a touchdown, from 49, 39 and 16 yards, respectively? "Get the guy ...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. Roach at the middle of revival of Raiders' D

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - The improvement of the Oakland Raiders' defense has been as stunning as it has been rebuilt. With 10 new starters, the Raiders just a few weeks ago had the 10th-ranked defense in the NFL (the anomaly that was the blowout loss to ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  12. How will Raiders defense respond?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver insists he's "excited" to see his defense take the field again. The embarrassing showing against the Philadelphia Eagles, in which the Raiders were torched for an NFL record-tyi...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  13. Tarver: 'We're turning bad into good'

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- We already know that Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver is not afraid to let referees know how he feels in the heat of a game. But really, how does he feel about what his defense has accomplished through seven game...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  14. Upon Further Review: Raiders Week 8

    Paul Gutierrez

    A review of four hot issues from the Oakland Raiders' 21-18 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers: No staying power: For the fourth straight home game the Raiders had a quick start, only for the offense to play the second half as if stuck in neutral. A...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  15. Oakland Raiders to handle Jason Tarver gestures in house

    Paul Gutierrez

    Raiders owner Mark Davis might understand his defensive coordinator's thought process, but it does not mean he endorses what Jason Tarver was caught doing in his team's victory over the Steelers. And Tarver himself issued a mea culpa for his actions.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  16. Tomlin sends messages to players

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Coach Mike Tomlin isn't just providing injury updates -- and there were plenty of them after a hard-hitting game against the Ravens -- at his weekly news conferences or lavishing praise on the Steelers' next opponent. Tomlin is also sen...

    Blog | October 23, 2013