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At 38, is Charles Woodson actually improving?

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson is 38-year-old, and still playing at a high level. “He’s getting better,” Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck said, via Bill Williamson of “There’s not too many players that I can think of who get better at 38, but Charles has stayed young.” Woodson has been one of Oakland’s few bright lights in a 0-6 start.  He had...
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Brice Butler surprised to find out why Raiders cut his playing time

Earlier this week I discussed how the Oakland Raiders decided to cut the number of snaps wide receiver Brice Butler received just one week after he had a break out game against the San Diego Chargers. It was confusing considering the fact that interim head coach Tony Sparano was giving Butler and Andre Holmes a chance to show they deserved more snaps. On both accounts the young wide...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for the Raiders vs Browns game

The Oakland Raiders will travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns in one of two remaining games that the team has a fighting chance at winning. The Browns are 3-3 but still do not look like a very good team. That being said, everyone is the favorite when they play the Raiders. Much like every other week, the Raiders will have a tough time pulling off a win in Cleveland. Last weekend...
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Tony Sparano wants Maurice Jones-Drew to get more carries

Oakland Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano told reporters on Thursday that he would like to get running back Maurice Jones-Drew more carries. #Raiders Sparano said team has to get MJD more carries. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) October 23, 2014 Jones-Drew lost his starting job to Darren McFadden earlier in the season when he missed some time with a hand injury and...
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NFL Draft Diamonds Week 8 Picks

Last week we were on fire, We finished the week with a 10-4 record. That brings our stats for the year up to 66-37-1 record.  Come on NFL, you know I should not have that tie either….That is not great, but this week 7 we feel comfortable with. I feel we will strike gold this […] The post NFL Draft Diamonds Week 8 Picks appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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LaMarr Woodley going out for the year could be in best interest of the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders seem to be injury plagued more than normal this season, and that is saying a lot. After losing Nick Roach, Rod Streater and Tyvon Branch for the season, it now appears they will be able to add LaMarr Woodley to the list. But unlike the loss of Roach and Streater, the loss of Woodley could be good for the team. When Branch went down, Charles Woodson started playing...
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Raiders worked out Fail Mary victim M.D. Jennings

The Oakland Raiders have been looking to upgrade their defense, and this week they brought in a couple veterans, but failed to sign one. Larry Asante and M.D. Jennings were both in town for a visit. M.D. Jennings is best known for getting screwed over by the refs against the Seahawks.  The Fail Mary has […] The post Raiders worked out Fail Mary victim M.D. Jennings appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Raiders LaMarr Woodley reportedly done for the season

Oakland Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley suffered a torn bicep during last Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals and is likely done for the season, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapport. #Raiders DE LaMarr Woodley suffered a torn bicep in the game Sunday, source says. His season is believed to be over. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 23, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarr Woodley likely done for season with biceps injury

Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley missed practice Wednesday with a bicep injury, and head coach Tony Sparano said during his talk with the media that it “could be serious,” CSN Bay Area reports. Woodley, who signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Raiders during the offseason after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, has […] Raiders DE LaMarr...
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Darren McFadden enjoying heavy relative workload (AFC West touches and targets)

Touches and Targets Week 7: Darren McFadden remains widely available in fantasy leagues, and while he isn’t running particularly well the Raiders are giving him the chance to do it often. He had 14 carries this week, and added four receptions on four targets, while Maurice Jones-Drew was the only other back to touch the ball and did so just three times on 12 snaps. McFadden has...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Porn Star on Sebastian Janikowski Rapping to Nelly & Setting Car on Fire (Video)

I wasn’t familiar with Brooke Haven’s work so I did some ummmmm research. I can see was Seabass might have a good time with her. Brooke courtesy of Larry Brown Sports breaks down one humorous story between her and Seabass. “We were driving one time in the Navigator, I was driving, and he was smoking a cigarette outside the window or something,” she explained. “He was hanging...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Adult film star Brooke Haven made an interesting revelation to TMZ earlier this week when she was discussing the various professional athletes she has partied with. The 34-year-old admitted that she has hung out with “a lot” of athletes, yet she hardly hesitated when asked who parties the hardest. The answer is Sebastian Janikowski. Janikowski,...Read More
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Raiders Ground Game Woes Could Cost Sparano Coaching Job

#457560508 / Nearly half way through the season it is clear that the Oakland Raiders will not be going to the playoffs, but there is plenty to watch as they build towards the future.  Most of these players and coaches have future employment in the NFL on the line and will do everything they can to avoid the title of being the league’s worst team. One man certainly...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

One week away from the NFL Trade Deadline; Who will be dealt?

We are finally just one week away from the NFL Trade Deadline. After October 28th, 2014, NFL teams will not be able to deal their players to one another.  Last year there were not many deals but I can expect a few getting done this year. Guys like Josh Gordon and Jared Allen were involved […] The post One week away from the NFL Trade Deadline; Who will be dealt? appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr Chilling With Ice Cube During Pregame

One of the cool things about being a 20-23 year old rookie in the NFL is that all of a sudden some of the icons of  the entertainment industry want to be your bud. While you've been looking up to them or star struck at the idea of meeting them your whole life the role is suddenly reversed. Now they are making use of their celebrity to get five minutes of face time with you.For...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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