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Oakland Raiders’ Defensive Backs Wait in Anticipation

Article By on 22nd June, 2009

... the history of the franchise (1-13 in 1962) with an awful 2-14 regular season record.

However, there were a couple of bright spots in that season. Nnamdi Asomugha, who is now regarded by many as the best cover corner in the NFL, broke out onto the scene with eight interceptions, returning one for a touchdown. Good enough for Asomugha to earn his first pro-bowl invite.

Former Raiders corner back Fabian Washington even had four picks that season, and that says a lot since he has only registered two since then.

The Raiders middle linebacker Kirk Morrison had two picks that year as well.

Overall, the Raiders were first in the league defending the pass, giving up only 150.8 yards a game through the air. On the ground—...

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