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Three reasons why the Oakland A’s need a new stadium

Credit: AP/Ben Margot The Oakland A’s need a new stadium more than any team in baseball. Maybe even more than any team in professional sports. Fans and players alike deserve a better place to call home. From playing near horrid infrastructure to sharing confines with the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, conditions and circumstances can’t get much worse for Coliseum. It’s currently...
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Owner says GM Reggie McKenzie's job is safe

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis gave a vote of confidence to his general manager Reggie McKenzie after a 1-10 start. Davis says despite the poor record, the foundation of the team is built in solid ground. "We are in really good shape, based on the way Reggie put all the contracts together and everything else," Davis said, via Dan Hanzus of "We're...
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Oakland Raiders bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
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Weekly Rewind: Murray, Olsen, Sparano, Raiders first win and much more!

Its rivalry week for the third week in a row! This time, the Kansas City Chiefs visited the Raiders in primetime on Thursday Night football and picked up their first win of the season. They did it in dramatic fashion with QB, Derek Carr engineering a game winning drive and Justin Tuck possibly saving the game with his heads up timeout call during an extended celebration of a 3rd...
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Act Like You’ve Been There Before Raiders, Oh Wait

The Oakland Raiders finally won a game. Of course, they nearly blew it with a premature Sio Moore celebration on a sack of Alex Smith. The Raiders almost blew their first win of the season by celebrating too early. Oh, Raiders. — NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) November 21, 2014 Oakland is now a robust 1-10 after upsetting the Chiefs 24-20...
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Raiders wide receiver calls Derek Carr “mature” for his age

Derek Carr pulled off his first victory as an NFL quarterback last night, and his teammates were excited.  James Jones, who scored the game winning touchdown was on NFL AM this morning and talked up his rookie quarterback by saying he is mature. “Carr’s an unbelievable leader,” the receiver said. “He’s one of those young […] The post Raiders wide receiver calls Derek...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Derek Carr on Raiders getting first win: 'I like this feeling'

            The Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate after 368 days and 16 straight losses. Rookie Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders got one last defensive stop to snap a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. “Hopefully there’s...
Via Sports-Glory
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Latavius Murray leaves Raiders fans irate and wondering what could have been

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr has had a rough go of things in his rookie season. He has shown a lot of skill and potential, but surrounded by a terrible offense with no run game and inconsistent pass catchers, he just could not muster up much on offense. The defense struggle this season as well, but has played much better in recent weeks while the offense continued...
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Justin Tuck Saves Raiders From Embarrassing Penalty Vs. Chiefs (Video)

Let’s cut the Oakland Raiders some slack. They’re not used to this whole winning thing. The Raiders won their first game of the season Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs at Coliseum. It wasn’t before an embarrassing moment in the final seconds that could have been costly if not for veteran defensive end Justin Tuck. Raiders linebacker Sio Moore sacked Chiefs...
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Raiders nearly blew game with obnoxious sack celebration (Video)

The Oakland Raiders won their first game of the 2014 season on Thursday night with an upset victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, and they tried their best to blow it. Let me preface this by saying the Raiders are 1-10 for a reason. Teams with winning records — or multiple wins, for that matter...Read More
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The dawning of the age of Latavius: Oakland RB Latavius Murray in a position to make noise to close ’14

It started quietly in Week 11, as 2nd year back Latavius Murray picked up a few late game snaps and actually wound up playing the most of any Raiders RB. His seven touches didn’t really register, as you’d have to be looking out for them to notice a relatively benign contribution to the Oakland box score. He ran well though, with four carries for 43 yards and three receptions...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
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Raiders Justin Tuck Wanted to Fight Teammate For Excessive Celebration

Justin Tuck is one of few veterans on the Oakland Raiders team that has actually “been there before,” and Thursday’s win for the Oakland Raiders almost didn’t happen if it wasn’t for the quick thinking of the former Super Bowl Champion. With just 28 seconds left in the game, Raiders LB Sio Moore sacked Chiefs QB Alex Smith, and as the clock continued to run, Moore and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Tuck saves Raiders from embarrassing penalty (Video)

Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Justin Tuck saved the Oakland Raiders from what would have been an incredibly embarrassing penalty that would have seriously jeopardized their first win of the season during Thursday night's game against Kansas City.It happened with under a minute left in the fourth quarter as the Chiefs were running the hurry-up offense down 24-20 to the Raiders...
Via Holdout Sports
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With Raiders win, NFL's 'Circle of Parity' is complete

It happens every year. The NFL finds a way to complete the proverbial Circle of Parity. This was completed on Thursday night when the Oakland Raiders won their first game of the season against what was a red-hot Kansas City Chiefs team. Instead of explaining in detail what the Circle of Parity is, just check it out. Okay, so we will explain it quickly. Start from the top and...
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James Jones made Ron Parker look silly on game-winning TD catch (video)

The Oakland Raiders are off the schnide! The team put together a solid performance against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football and won its first game in just over a year, 24-20. And it was all about the 17-play, 80-yard drive, led by rookie QB David Carr, that helped carry the team to victory. Let’s take a look at the game-winning touchdown which capped off the...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders QB David Carr Throws Game-Winning Touchdown Against Chiefs

It had been over a calendar year since the last time the Oakland Raiders won a game. Since then they have played a whole lot of really bad football, but on occasion they played some good football too (just never enough).Thursday night though it finally was.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
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Video: Oakland Raiders celebrated sack on final drive, rather than getting onside

The Oakland Raiders were extremely happy to attain their first win on Thursday Night Football in their game against the Kansas City Chiefs. They were so happy that Sio Moore and Khalil Mack were more interested in celebrating a sack on the final drive of the game, rather than getting onside. Luckily, they were bailed out by Justin Tuck, who called a timeout just before the Chiefs...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Finally Win, But Pull The Most Oakland Raiders Thing Ever

Derek Carr threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to James Jones with less than two minutes remaining in the game, the Raiders sacked Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith on third down with less than a minute left, the Chiefs had no timeouts left, and the Raiders were going to win their first game of the season as Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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WATCH: Sack celebration nearly costs Raiders their first win

Two Oakland Raiders celebrated a sack about 20 yards in the backfield as the Chiefs hurried to the line to run a play. Typical Raiders.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders RB’ Latavius Murray Takes it 90 Yards Against the Chiefs

Young Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray broke off a 90-yard touchdown early in the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs. It was Murray’s second touchdown of the game to put the winless Raiders up 14-0 on a Kansas City Chiefs team that came into Thursday night winners of six of its last seven. Murray is getting increased playing time with the downtick in production...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders Rookie LB Khali Mack Finally Gets Career Sack No. 1

There are certain things that every player in the NFL wants. For the offensive skill positions it's the first touchdown pass, defensive backs first interception, and for defensive linemen and linebackers it is the first sack. It can feel like forever before it happens, but when it does you better believe that is a moment that player is going to treasure forever.For Oakland Raiders...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders owner Mark Davis: 'We want to stay here in Oakland'

Raiders owner Mark Davis mentioned in a phone interview with Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that they are “trying everything possible to get something done in Oakland.” “We are trying everything possible to get something done in Oakland right on the same exact site we’re on right now,” Davis said. “And I’d say 99 percent of my interests and energy are going towards...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Open As Road Favorite Over Raiders On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Oakland Raiders host the Kansas City Chiefs on “Thursday Night Football,” with Oakland looking for its first win and Kansas City looking to hang steady with Denver in the division race. The Chiefs opened as a six-point favorite, and the line has climbed to a touchdown at several sportsbooks monitored by One sportsbook has gone so far as to boost it to nine...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Report: Derek Carr, Miles Burris, David Ausberry

The Oakland Raiders are the only winless team in the NFL, with an 0-10 record heading into Thursday night's game against the division rival Kansas City Chiefs. Here's a look at Oakland's injury report ahead of the game. #459087108 / Quarterback Derek Carr (quad) was limited in practice on Monday and Tuesday, but he was a full participant on Wednesday and he is...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Derek Carr limited at practice

Both the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs face the short turnaround this week with their AFC West match-up being played Thursday night in Oakland.  Unfortunately for the Raiders, they will have to be hopeful for the status of starting quarterback Derek Carr. Interim Head Coach Tony Sparano announced Tuesday that Carr was limited in practice.#454854058 / gettyimages.comCarr...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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