Raiders Blog and Q&A

News, observations and reader questions about the Oakland Raiders

September 4, 2007
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Question: How can you possibly NOT have any posts since August 28th??? (Today is Sept. 2nd, the day AFTER cut-down day!) Your 49er counterpart is running/working circles around you with up-to-date info that any true fan wants at this time of year! Some major roster moves/decisions have been made that are quite worthy of some sort of info/comment from you and yet ... nothing. Unless you are sick/family issues there is no excuse for your lack of coverage during these past few days. Comments???

John, Folsom

Answer: I'm sorry that I'm not working hard enough for you. And any health or family issues I might have I certainly wouldn't divulge in this forum. I did comment on the roster moves (your message was sent probably right before my comments were posted).

As for Saturday, the Raiders didn't release the list of players they cut until about 5 p.m., and I had plans to be somewhere that time of day: I had to watch Cal beat Tennessee. And I missed most of the first quarter while writing my story on the cuts at a Starbucks in Berkeley so I could go to the game.

Also, I occasionally do get a day off.

Go Bears.

- Jason Jones

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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