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I'm Scott -- Raiders insider for CSN California and this is your first in a series of three matchups to watch. Heading into Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. And this one deals with the Raiders running game which has gotten better at it what. Head coach Dennis Allen -- score runs and what that means is runs in between the tackles designed to get. And it maybe not in a perfect world but they are designed to get renewed -- -- yards per carry that generally means Darren McFadden is gonna run up the middle. Now the Philadelphia Eagles have had some blocks at the nose tackle spot now that Isaac Sopoaga was traded to the New England Patriots. In exchange for a fifth round pick not that puts a rookie. Front LSU Bennie Logan into that middle spot now that's where Darren McFadden likes to make his -- but. In recent weeks he hasn't done very well getting yards after initial contact as a matter of fact he's averaging just one point five yards per carry. After he gets it for the first time now if he can sneak by Bennie Logan and get some help in doing so get to that second level. That's where you get 45 and sometimes twenty yards per game so if he can. Fight through those tackles that Logan tries to put on and he can gain steady yards and keep this raiders' offense moving.
Sopoaga is happy to be back on the field with his teammates but has a lot of work ahead of him.
Sopoaga discusses his promotion to starting nose tackle.
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Jean-Francois talks about his confidence on the defensive line as he may start with Isaac Sopoaga out with an infection.
With Isaac Sopoaga gone, playing time will increase for young, productive Eagles linemen Bennie Logan, Damion Square and Clifton Geathers.
Paul Perillo touches on the acquisition of Isaac Sopoaga , Stephen Gostkowski's good season and New England's third-down defense
Isaac Sopoaga didn't rack up a ton of tackles on Sundays, but he did make a profound impact on the Eagles' young defensive linemen.
It's been pretty clear over the last couple weeks that without Vince Wilfork, Tommy Kelly, and Jerod Mayo, the Patriots needed help up the middle. They got some on Tuesday.
Defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga , acquired Tuesday at the trade deadline from the Eagles, meets the media for the first time in Foxboro and says he's thrilled to join the Patriots.
Prior to his trade to the Patriots, Issac Sopoaga made an impact on an emerging Eagles defensive line that started slowly but has made major strides since the preseason.
The Patriots have traded a fifth-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga and a sixth-rounder.
The Eagles ponied up big money for former 49er Isaac Sopoaga . On Tuesday, they let him go to move up one round in next year's draft.
Defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga and a 2014 sixth-rounder are headed to New England in return for a fifth-round pick in 2014 from the Patriots.
Is it time to bench veteran nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga ? Geoff Mosher tackles that and more in his latest mailbag.
49ers feel very good about their situation and nose tackle even though they lost the top two guys from a year ago. Isaac Sopoaga and Ricky John France walked. Ian Williams is a guy who didn't see hardly any playing time its first two seasons
those four players would play virtually every snap. But the 49ers seem to have better depth this season. Even with Isaac Sopoaga . And Ricky John France while moving on in free agency Ray McDonald says that he believes it's a huge upgrade to
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pretty much sight unseen basically. Based on the what he was doing on the practice field then with free agency started Isaac Sopoaga and Rickey France while left for big money deals with other teams. And the 49ers signed Glenn Dorsey. From the Kansas
defense you timeout Quinn Dorsey playing nose tackle and maybe Ian Williams getting in their little bit. Replacing Isaac Sopoaga . And shot for law where I think the first defense could be different is. In the nickel you know that they there should
The 49ers lost Isaac Sopoaga and Ricky Jean Francois, meaning they could select a defensive lineman early in next week's draft.
It didn't take long for a memorable quote to come out of the Eagles' newest free agent class. DT Isaac Sopoaga expects the Eagles to "shock the world."
Pro Football Focus had glowing things to say about new Eagle James Casey, but didn't endorse the Isaac Sopoaga signing.
Michael Also lost linebacker Philip Wheeler who signed with the Dolphins the 49ers lose a pair of free agents as well Isaac Sopoaga goes to Philly. Tight end Delanie Walker signs with the Titans. Spring training cactus league action Giants. There
he's a pretty good fit for the 49ers fly these by a better fit to for the France and say Ed Reed would have been. Isaac Sopoaga signs with the Eagles Ricky Jean-Francois Francois is going to visit with the Eagles. You surprised that so signed