Posts Tagged ‘Saints’

Decision to Go For Two Was Made Before Raiders Began Their Winning Drive

The decision to go for a two-point conversion with less than a minute to play on the road against the Saints was not up for debate on the Raiders’ sideline, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports. Not even when considering that settling for the safer extra point attempt could have tied the game, while missing on […]

Raiders vs Saints NFL Week One Inactives

The Raiders and Saints Inactives are out for week one: Raiders Inactives Mychal Rivera (TE) Dexter McDonald (CB) Connor Cook (QB) Antonio Hamilton (S) Saints Actives C.J. Spiller (RB) Dannell Ellerbe (LB) Sterling Moore (CB) Chris Manhertz (TE) Obum Gwacham (DE) Tommylee Lewis (WR)

Raiders Defense Dominated Again in 38-17 Loss to Saints

The Raiders once had a defense that teams were scared of playing. This is clearly not one of those seasons. Oakland’s defense was again shredded Sunday, this time by Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, as the Raiders fell at home 38-17. The mood of the team was brought down a little more after […]

Raiders Host Saints in Third Preseason Battle

Amidst all the hoopla surrounding the arrival of Terrelle Pryor, the Raiders will take the field for an important preseason battle with the visiting Saints Sunday at the Coliseum. The Raiders made a big splash in Monday’s supplemental draft by forfeiting a 2012 third-round pick to acquire the services of Pryor, the talented former Ohio […]

Week 9: Jean-Paul Bergeaux’s List of Things

By Columnist Jean-Paul Bergeaux Things I know. I’m going to miss “The good-ship lollipop”. It would have been more fun if Wade Phillips had finished out the year in Dallas. I had given the Cowboys that nickname for the fantasy land that Phillips seemed to live in. Who knows, maybe Jason Garrett will provide enough […]