AP Pro32 comments about Raiders

Associated Press Modified: September 4, 2012 at 6:48 pm •  Published: September 4, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Comments on the Oakland Raiders by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):

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OAKLAND RAIDERS (23)

Chris Berman (ESPN, 22) — Everything is new for Silver & Black; anything is possible in this division.

Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 28) — Dennis Allen hopes he lasts longer than recent predecessors as coach.

Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 25) — After finishing 8-8 last 2 years, Raiders trying to take next step with new coach Dennis Allen.

Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 26) — Very disappointed in Carson Palmer and the passing game...expected better.

Bob Glauber (Newsday, 20) — In division that could be up for grabs, Raiders have chance to surprise. Defense can be decent, but Carson Palmer has to do his part by not turning ball over.

Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 20) — Raiders have brutal travel schedule this fall with five trips to Eastern time zone.

Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 23) — Raiders have right idea, but will take at least a year for these guys to break through.

Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 26) — Same old, same old. Pride & Poise gang will spring a few upsets along way and beat themselves in other games before settling in at corner of 6th and 10th.

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