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Sparano’s confusing use of Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler

In his first game as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Tony Sparano mixed things up at wide receiver. Rather than sticking to the stubborn ways of Dennis Allen, Sparano gave his young and unproven guys a chance to step up and grab the bull by the horns. The result? Rookie quarterback Derek Carr had a career day and the Raiders offense put up twice as many points as they...
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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...
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Raiders Use McFadden, Not MJD Again In Week 7

Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 14 times for 48 yards.Fantasy Spin:Not pretty, but at least he's getting the opportunities. Maurice Jones-Drew was supposed to get a larger share of the rushing attempts, but that isn't happening. McFadden is the only fantasy option out of the Raider backfield.
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Raiders kicker Janikowski continues to break records in Oakland

Sebastian Janikowski reached another milestone Sunday, as his third quarter field goal to pull the Raiders to within a point of the Arizona Cardinals marked the 350th of his illustrious career. Drafted in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft, the Florida State product is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer with 1,515 points and […] The post Raiders kicker Janikowski continues...
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Raiders need a quarterback to be the consensus number one pick in 2015

The Oakland Raiders season is over. I know they have only played six games, but they have lost every one of those games and have already played the easiest portion of their schedule. They have made a head coaching change and while it resulted in seeing more effort from the team, it has not resulted in more wins and if anything, has shown how bad the roster really is. There is no...
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Ray Rice could be back in the NFL in a few weeks?

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been on forced leave from the NFL since September, when the player was suspended from the league indefinitely after TMZ released footage of him knocking his then-fiancée unconscious in a casino elevator. But according to CBS Sports, Rice could return to the league as soon as November. Shortly […] The post Ray Rice could be back...
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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...
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Darnell Dockett trash talks to Oakland Raiders fans with a white board

The Oakland Raiders lost again on Sunday, dropping their record to 0-6 and becoming the last remaining winless team in the NFL. And in case Raiders fans were not aware of their record, Darnell Dockett was there to remind them.   Dockett explained the sign on Twitter by saying that the Raiders fans essentially deserved it. Raiders fans talk about mother , father , all types of ...
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Ice Cube Mixes It Up With Derek Carr On Raiders Sideline

Ice Cub was spotted chatting up Derek Carr on the Oakland Raiders sideline on Sunday.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett mocks Raiders fans with whiteboard

Darnell Dockett trolled Oakland Raiders fans in epic fashion with this sign on Sunday.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Rumors: Is Derek Carr the future?

Sundays game between the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers, was an exciting one.  Derek Carr leading a team that hadn't won with a rookie quarterback, had something to prove. The Raiders coach was just fired and they were going into the game trying to make a statement.#453360220 / Carr facing a Chargers defense that is rated third against the pass and first...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best and the Worst of the Oakland Raiders

#457143530 / Through the first six weeks of the season the NFL is beginning to stabilize.  There are the teams at the front of the pack, the middle, and the back.  At 0-5, the Oakland Raiders look to be at the back as they continue a rebuilding project with a mix of players who have shown potential and others who have not.  Although the record indicates nothing...
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Sparano: This thing is going to turn

Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano isn't giving up on the team's season and feels after a strong offensive showing against the San Diego Chargers, the season may not be a total loss. Despite losing to the Chargers, Sparano was encouraged by the team's effort. "If those guys can give me that kind of effort going forward here, this thing is going to turn...
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After Review – video study of the Raiders’ offense versus the Chargers

The Raiders’ offense improved dramatically from week 4 to week 6, when rookie QB Derek Carr threw for 4 TDs en route to a late game 31-28 loss at home to the San Diego Chargers. There are a few reasons for Oakland’s improvement that were apparent in the game video, but none more important than the re-emergence of the run game. Here are my thoughts on the Raiders’ offense in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders amenable to switching to NFC to move to L.A.

According to Jason Cole, Raiders owner Mark Davis has offered up an idea to the NFL to make his franchise a more attractive option for relocation to Los Angeles. Cole, citing multiple sources, reports that Davis told the league that the Raiders would be willing to swap with an NFC West team, to avoid the complication of having two teams in Los Angeles in the same division. Cole...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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