Posts Tagged ‘AFC West’

Raiders Clinch First Playoff Birth Since 2002 with Win Over Chargers

It’s official – for the first time in 14 seasons the Raiders will be playing football past week 17. Oakland with the 19-16 Sunday win over the San Diego Chargers on the road and with the Broncos losing at home to the Patriots have clinched a playoff birth. At 11-3 the Raiders move back into […]

2014 NFL Free Agents – Raiders Have $2.4 Mil Of Cap Space

Unrestricted Free Agents Quarterbacks Derek Anderson CAR Jimmy Clausen CAR Josh McCown CHI Jordan Palmer CHI Jon Kitna DAL Shaun Hill DET Matt Flynn GB Chad Henne JAX Josh Freeman MIN Luke McCown NO Curtis Painter NYG David Garrard NYJ Michael Vick PHI Charlie Whitehurst SD Tarvaris Jackson SEA Colt McCoy SF Kellen Clemens STL […]

Raiders Run Over by Manning and the Broncos 37-6

Last week the Raiders defense created enough stops and turnovers to halt a two-game losing streak and beat the Steelers in the final seconds. Sunday in Denver, their defense was once again run all over – but this time their offense was dismantled by the Broncos defense in a 37-6 whitewash. Peyton Manning threw for […]

Oakland Raiders 7-Round Mock Draft

  The Silver and Black has seen a total makeover since the regime handed over the keys to general managerReggie McKenzie.  The new GM addressed the club’s gameplan in a press conference for the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft earlier this month. Considering the massive mess that was left when he entered the organization, McKenzie and company have cleaned house exceptionally […]

Oakland Raiders Re-Sign Safety Matt Giordano

The Oakland Raiders announced the re-signing of safety Matt Giordano on Monday evening. The 5-11, 210-pound California alum racked up a career-high in starts (nine), tackles (70), passes defensed (five), interceptions (five), sacks (1.0) and forced fumbles (one) last season. A former fourth-round selection by theIndianapolis Colts in the 2005 NFL Draft, Giordano registered 80 tackles in 55 appearances (six […]

Raiders FB Reece and S Branch Absent From Offseason Workouts

Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece and safety Tyvon Branch aren’t attending the voluntary offseason workouts, according to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network. Branch and Reece both haven’t signed their tenders, because they’re both looking for the Raiders to lock them up to long-term deals. Reece, a Pro Bowl alternate, is a valuable member to the Raiders potent […]

Raiders sign Philip Wheeler, acquire Mike Goodson

The Oakland Raiders woke again in the off-season and made two moves Friday. First they conduct their first trade under the new management. Oakland traded offensive lineman Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panthers for running back Mike Goodsen. Later the same day signed former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Phillip Wheeler. Trade did not come as surprise to Raider Nation as many […]

Raiders Welcome CB Pat Lee and Re-sign OT Barnes

Raiders new general manager Reggie McKenzie continues to bolster the team’s offensive line and secondary. By persisting to add more depth at the cornerback position, Raiders signed former Packers defensive back Patrick Lee to a one year deal. Lee played for McKenzie with the Packers. Lee was almost exclusively a special teams player last season. He […]