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Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…

A quick and random spin through what the heck happened in the NFL this week …

Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…

In the newspaper world, the football coverage for Sunday’s paper is in the form of a notes package. In the internet world, we can do notes, too. I’ve been trying to come up with some kinda feature for Sunday on the blog, and I may tweak this going forward.

Draft Countdown: Crazy 8s

Eight is Enough. As bad as that ‘70s TV show was, it can’t be any worse than having to wait any longer for the start of the 2011 NFL Draft. And eight just happens to be the number of days until the draft begins.

Raiders’ McClain ruled out; Jags’ Sims-Walker active

The Raiders had nine players listed as questionable for Sunday’s matchup with the Jaguars in Jacksonville.

Chargers RB Sproles leaves game after big hit

A big hit just before halftime of Sunday’s game sent Chargers RB Darren Sproles to the locker room early.

Gates among Chargers set to play vs. Raiders

Chargers Pro Bowl TE Antonio Gates (toe), WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) and RB Mike Tolbert (hand) all will play Sunday against the Raiders after being listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report.

Injury roundup: Stafford’s shoulder an issue again

A quick recap at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 9.

Raiders lose Branch to concussion

The Raiders, already playing without MLB Rolando McClain, will also be without starting SS Tyvon Branch for the remainder of Sunday’s game against the Chiefs.

Raiders’ McClain sidelined by hip injury

Rookie MLB Rolando McClain is questionable to return for the Raiders against the Chiefs due to a hip injury.

Russell is persona non grata in Oakland

You might conclude, by JaMarcus Russell‘s ill-fated stint with the Raiders, that the former first-overall selection did not have the heart of a champion.

But he apparently has guts.

First draft surprise comes courtesy of Raiders

The Raiders threw the first semi-surprise of the NFL draft Thursday night, taking LB Rolando McClain with the eighth overall pick.

Raiders fans down on McClain pick

When the video board inside Radio City Music Hall showed LB Rolando McClain smiling on his phone with the Raiders still on the clock, the Silver and Black-clad fans in the house voiced their displeasure.

Bryant part of draft intrigue in Denver

After the trade of Brandon Marshall, what direction will the Broncos go with the No. 11 pick in the draft?

Top brass check out top talent at Alabama Pro Day

Twenty players at Alabama’s pro day got down to the business of running, jumping and lifting on Wednesday indoors because of rain.

Alabama LB McClain reveals he has Crohn’s disease

Alabama LB Rolando McClain, who was projected to be the first player taken at his position and a top-15 pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, revealed Wednesday following his pro day workout that he suffers from Crohn’s disease.

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