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Maybe The Raiders Really Are Getting Hosed

Compiled and analyzed by our long time friend, the Wolfman A statistical evaluation of Oakland Raider penalties over the past nine seasons of play (2003 to 2011) reveals evidence that Raider teams are indeed over penalized. During this time period the Raiders have finished 27th or worse in the 32 team National Football League in average penalties per game a staggering eight times. In fact, the Raiders have led the league in average penalties against four times during this time period. During this time period Oakland has had multiple coaches and personnel, each with different standards of discipline. However,…

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