With a huge game looming in Florida for the Raiders, Paul Gutierrez details his matchups to watch for Sunday's battle.
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The familiarity truly does breed contempt that things get ugly and -- Sunday in Jacksonville and think about it the Raiders and Jaguars not only -- -- mirror images of each other both offensively and defensively there's a lot of familiar -- on either side of the ball in Jacksonville they have a couple of former raider linebackers in Kirk Morrison who was the middle linebacker here for the Raiders he led the team in tackles for the five years he was here -- Oakland the -- got a former fourth round draft choice and Slade Norris. Both of those guys no doubt wanna prove something to a team that gave up on time in which they feel was probably Houston. On the Raiders side of the ball you got three former Jaguars offensive tackle Khalif Barnes. Yet defense tackle -- stuff for the big massive big John. Big John Anderson and and you awesome -- -- -- and linebacker Quinton groves which brings us to our first match to keep an eye on this coming weekend. John Anderson against Jaguars get back running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Would John Henderson going back to Jackson he's got a pretty not only just the chip on actually got a pretty massive size boulder. He was one of their first round draft pick back in 2000 into the stall or that dot defense of line and -- unceremoniously. Cut this this past spring. Right before he was due a five million dollar bonus. He talked a little -- was short sweet but very direct this week in the locker room when he spoke to us take -- listen what he had to say. We didn't write it and running at. Yeah. -- do whatever you. Mom bring up until tomorrow brilliant. But the yeah. Yeah certainly and yeah. I think you're not -- a lot of little. Well Kirk Morrison obviously he's he's raider born and Brady grew up here and Oakland. With a huge fan of the Raiders fulfill lifelong dream when he was drafted by the Raiders. Became the quarterback and -- defense at the middle linebacker. Things didn't turn out as well as as he had hoped I mean obviously a lot of losing going on yeah. Tonight and be on the other side of the ball. And for the Raiders a mean winner running the ball. It's going to be Michael Bush territory because chairman Ben likes to run the ball and running outside him straight up the middle as Michael Bush territories you can have a lot of collisions between former teammates and Michael Bush and Kirk Morrison. And both -- -- going to be -- up to this. We'll Quinn -- has been trying to downplay this thing all week long and it's no big deal that he's gone back to Jacksonville but you think about as a team the draft and as a team we gave up on him after a few short season so. He's got something to prove and get some that are proven when he's lined up as as the weak side linebacker. And Jacksonville's tight end is on the other side of the line. He's in the going head up against Jacksonville's franchise cornerstone left tackle Eugene Monroe so what better way to try to prove yourself -- against somebody that is the franchise the cornerstone Eugene Monroe with the Raiders and Jaguars matchup to watch this weekend. Here and Alameda. -- -- -- -- Oh.
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asked about the seriousness of Ricky Brown breeding out Kirk Morrison as the raiders' starting middle backer. I think everything ..... raiders' starting middle linebacker they could move Kirk Morrison to strong side linebacker Corey actually played his
Yeah surely a lot of energy and side of the ball and just about the quarterback of the defense the middle linebacker. Kirk Morrison 's been here forever since you've been a raider they go to rookie one pick very talented guy and Rolando McClain
that patient in the so the game last night on TV he proved he he threw pretty good game so is no question about acting two Morrison mundane and now Eric did that overeating. about it. Atmosphere you expect starting game 38 years old where afternoons to
Significant that is just you know these cities. You know has been very good and you know. They're I have the right Morrison just as soon. Sort of conditioning coaches and so Far East is going to you know to be apparent adjustment issues that
Four players on AHL contracts (Scott Campbell, Jack Downing, Steven Spinell and Ben Youds) released to Providence camp, Tyler Randell and Adam Morrison also assigned to AHL camp.
situations so. You know I was all of the guys come back but. Or at our disposal you know what I have to do now Here. Adam Morrison too long programs. And I getting worse now but if you're not ours a reflection of how would you care. Is it. No just it
Start isn't it our way. You know struggling as he. Yes there was. It is this is just because and even after you know Morrison . If you make any depiction. I think star power they were you hoping that our you know get a ground ball was excellent wanted
was on a roll he carried a 321 lead. Into the sixth inning and still had that lead with two down in the sixth inning. Logan Morrison though is the one guy who really. Hit him hard and he hit a triple there and you treated to a moments in an infield hit in
Logan Morrison has been activated from the 60-day disabled list by the Miami Marlins and was set to end a layoff of nearly 11 months.
as a tandem shooting the basketball. To me about a minute debate. And closes I came I've seen. John Stockton and Jeff Morrison who do very good shooters these two guys when it's Omaha all time greats in Rome. They're gonna go in the world and they
evasive but he's not start them work for him so he's still on the floor in the rotation. That who it was. Kevin is starting Morrison . So it. It if Chris. So it BI. So you think that if it has comes back up what it was an injury. Right. My style like
strike three call that play the but. But the ball in the dirt Garcia takes up prefer if if all goes well for the first from. Morrison races home and the longhorns have a three to the we go to the top of the seventh charges with a runner at first. The batter
like you. Play here the bond those with a bullet to politely but Kyle Morrison blocks a shot get them. Well had a very he's seen it time on the clock it's like Adam Morrison picked up. Practice outside again. Overtime but in the OTP one those
You know they they good serves. You know new friend. Which you know was to make his game. You Morrison you know. This this Sunday night. Tom Hammond this is doing you know as soon. him no more son. given the ball on the I think
What more can his defense to do it. How many knows this the little things you can improve more you know he's got a washroom Morrison can improve on you know what we. You know as far as I'm as well economist at these guys made just you know. That are technique
can lose a lot of hope that team won a world. When you've been playing so well coming and it's. Easier to just. Morrison I'm very nervous. You know when house is definitely showed today so. Just keep in my opinion absorbs most.
During the whole process has covered there you know it wasn't around him analysis. Go to. I'm almost of course we'll kind of so. mock drafts Morrison version I'm really my. If you could change it now Although the team until.
my teammates not because. The last 67 games is this if it hadn't they hadn't been accused him recent recently Michael Morrison didn't I'm just happy we got we. Yeah I know you said you really proud of your teammates and should be how about being
here. Hopefully that continues throughout the year CNA goes. But and I and I know when when they're out there and a chance Morrison . It brings a that excitement that that energy that he is needed. You know I love our team to go out there a little extra
side note we've got Johnny Rockets okay. What's your what's your for the game. But look again game. You lose in the Morrison is pancakes. And OK okay today was asked before what's in that pocket size Tony Montana that you guys can for the game management
John's and then number just. So again we got some medical things that we have to continue to take care what we got. Adam Morrison hooked and have you made the decision on. Story and no I have not any let at quarterback. Bang pretty athletic quarterback
when you come Kind of compared to issue in college but coming back filled more seasoned You know it's a complete different Morrison is known to expect and how to approach. Things different that is the problem of course except now you have to press. Not