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Report: Raiders CB DJ Hayden still nursing foot injury

Oakland Raiders 2013 first-round draft pick DJ Hayden is still nursing a foot/ankle injury and will have to be eased into full-time action this preseason, reports CSN Bay Area’s Scott Bair.   Veteran teammate Charles Woodson told Bair that Hayden’s absence from training camp is a “big setback.” “As I’ve said many times, the most important thing in this game is being...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

DJ Hayden still hobbled by foot injury

Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden stands to miss a huge chiunk fo training camp due to a foot iunjury that still hasn't healed. Hayden was in a walking boot during offseason practices, but apparently is still on the mend from what's being described as an 'ankle sprain.' according to CSN Bay Area's Scott Bair. Hayden could reportedly be a candidate to open...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew to start for the Raiders?

Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle expects Maurice Jones-Drew to be the Raiders starting running back “@ferone10: who is #1 RB?” >> I will be surprised if it's not Jones-Drew — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) July 24, 2014 Of course MJD will win the job,  there’s no way Darren McFadden doesn’t get injured this season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Mailbag: Schaub the gunslinger, best camp battle, DJ vs DMC and more

@RaidersReporter Which one of the Raiders would play Doc Holliday in a remake of 1993 classic Kevin Jarre film, “Tombstone”? — Post-TraumaticSports (@SportsAnxiety) July 23, 2014 Whenever I get a troll asking me questions on here, I do my best to answer them in an attempt to steal said troll’s thunder. So rather than ignore Scott’s silly question (Scott, btw, writes a great...
Via cover32 - Raiders
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Hayden dealing with a foot injury

According to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com,  Raiders second-year cornerback D.J. Hayden is dealing with a foot injury. Sources confirm DJ Hayden doesn’t have an ankle injury. It’s his foot. — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) July 23, 2014 Hayden is expected to open camp on the PUP list.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who should replace Oakland Raiders CB D.J. Hayden if he misses significant time?

The Oakland Raiders had a hellish season in 2013 in many ways, but most of all when it came to injuries. The team could not stay healthy and a serious lack of depth resulted in poor play across the board. So as the team prepares to enter training camp for the 2014 season, one can understand how frustrating it must be knowing that D.J. Hayden is still nursing an injury and may not...
Via cover32 - Raiders
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Tuck: I see no reason why we can't be that team this year

The Oakland Raiders in the 2014 offseason started the 'something to prove' club and card carrying members defensive end Justin Tuck and running back Maurice Jones-Drew are leading the charge. "Everybody here has something to prove and they're going to work and we all know we have something left," Jones-Drew said, via Fox News. "If it was from a bad...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keep An Eye On: Colorado State-Pueblo QB Chris Bonner

Conventional wisdom has Henderson State QB Kevin Rodgers as the Harlon Hill Award favorite, and consensus top QB in Division II football. Not so fast, I say. Consider former JUCO transfer Chris Bonner of Colorado State-Pueblo. Bonner is a big, 6’7 230 pound passer with a strong arm, as you’d expect from a man of […] The post Keep An Eye On: Colorado State-Pueblo QB Chris Bonner...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Oakland Raiders training camp rated 2nd most intriguing in NFL

Training camps are officially underway, with the Bills and Giants already going through two-a-day practices, and the rest of the league set to start at various times this week. As a result, excitement about the upcoming NFL season is at a fever pitch; 32 different fan bases believe their team can have a special year. But in reality, not all teams are created equal. And as a result...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Hayden not healthy, could open camp on the PUP list

This is now what Raider fans want to hear, but second-year cornerback D.J. Hayden isn’t healthy after suffering a foot injury this offseason.  He could begin training camp on the PUP list Sources say #Raiders CB DJ Hayden is still not fully healthy from his OTA's foot injury & could end up on PUP — John Middlekauff (@JohnMiddlekauff) July 22, 2014 var ACE_AR =...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders next Marcus Allen awaits in 2015 NFL Draft

Yes, the NFL is a passing league. It's been on the incline for the last two decades, but I strongly disagree with the tossed around notion that running backs are not valued in round one of the NFL Draft. Two years ago Alabama's Trent Richardson saw only two other players walk across the stage before him, in 2012. Richardson was the third pick of the entire draft, just two years ...
Via College2Pro.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders CB D.J. Hayden Could Open Camp On PUP List

  John Middlekauff of 957 The Game is reporting that Raiders CB D.J. Hayden still is not healthy, and could end up on the team’s physically unable to perform list. Middlekauff adds that even if Hayden isn’t placed on the active/PUP list, it’s unlikely that he’ll be a full participant in training camp. The former first-round pick was expected to be ready in time for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Davis touts Raiders' 'phenomenal' offseason

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is feeling pretty optimistic as the team's chances of being a successful one in 2014, a do-or-die season for both head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie. Davis, who called their free agency and draft plan "phenomenal," also called this a season where there are "no more built-in excuses," which means...
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2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available

Most of the big-name NFL free agents have already been snatched off the open market, but there are still a handful of notable players with a plenty of potential and big-play ability remaining in free agency. Photo Credit: Packers.com With training camp about to kick into full swing across the league and preseason just around the corner, let’s take a look at the 10 best unsigned...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Early impressions from training camp

With the preseason training camp set to start in Napa, California this Friday, July 25th, the Raiders are looking to finally put the pads on and make their final adjustments. Putting the pads on will be the biggest part of preseason training camp for Oakland considering the depth at linebacker. Defensive coordinator, Jason Tarver, has his work cut out for him to set three starting...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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