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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 […]

Raiders Post-Game Quotes After Beating the Steelers

QB Carson Palmer On the final drive: “It’s tough to find anything to exploit against that defense. They’re a stingy group. They have a great pass rush. They’re really physical on the back end. You just have to go through your reads, especially in a two-minute situation. In the corners minds, there’s always the possibility […]

Raiders Rally to Top Pittsburgh 34-31 in Wild Win in Oakland

After a defensive outing to forget, the Raiders rallied around QB Carson Palmer and kicker Sebastian Janikowski, doing just enough to top the Steelers at home Sunday 34-31. Janikowski nailed a 43-yard field goal on the last play as the Raiders scored the final 13 points after wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was knocked out and […]

2012 NFL Week Three Preivew – Pittsburgh at Oakland

It’s not exactly John Madden’s Raiders against Chuck Noll’s Steelers Sunday when the 2012 versions meet in Oakland. The Steelers got in the win column for the first time in 2012 Sunday vs the Jets, while the Raiders have limped to an 0-2 start. If the Raiders want to avoid an 0-3 start on Sunday, […]

NFL Week Two Preview – Oakland vs Miami

Two teams that fell in week one will do battle in Miami in week two, as the Raiders and Dolphins meet in an AFC showdown at Sun Life Stadium. The Fins were bad last week in a 30-10 loss to the Texas, as rookie QB Ryan Tannehill was shaky at best in his first NFL […]

Raiders Announce Selection of Five Team Captains

The Raiders have announced the selection of their five team captains for the 2012 season. On offense, the team is going with QB Carson Palmer and RB Darren McFadden. Defense will see vets DT Richard Seymour and DT Tommy Kelly lead the team, and as far as special teams go, not a surprise as it’s […]

McFadden Taking Part Fully in Raiders OTA’s

Good news for Raiders workhorse running back Darren McFadden, as reports say he’s a full go for the teams OTA’s, which opened today. Steve Corkran of says he’s running, catching, cutting, and doing every drill. McFadden missed a lot of 2011 after he suffered a season ending Lisfranc injury in Week 7.

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 […]