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Raiders Trade Chart Cheat Sheet Offers Glimpse Behind Curtain

Sep 6, 2009 – 9:00 PM
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For the Oakland Raiders, "Commitment to Excellence" has taken on a whole new meaning in recent years. The organization has won 24 times in six seasons, and owner Al Davis is solely responsible for the current predicament.

The latest move -- sending the Patriots a 2011 first-round pick for Richard Seymour -- virtually guarantees that the ineptitude will continue. And if you're wondering how Davis, who shipped Randy Moss to New England for a fourth-rounder in 2007, manages to sustain the haplessness, the Raiders trade chart cheat sheet might hold some clues.

A glimpse into the madness after the jump.

* Thanks to Gretz, MDS, Mark Hasty and Nancy Gay for helping put this together.
** Background image via Thomas Hebert.
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