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The timely shaft

The timely shaft

The Oakland Raiders should be upset. And it has nothing to do with Pro Bowls. Look at the season? What has the play of any one man meant?

The bigger story Tuesday regarding selections to the Pro Bowl for the Raiders was who didn't make it, rather than who did. It appeared that accomplishments in 2005 counted as much or more than those in 2006 when defensive end Derrick Burgess was named to the AFC team and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was not. It's not that Burgess wasn't a worthy selection. He has a team-high 11 sacks in 200... Recommended Stories

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