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Raiders to Release Running Back Taiwan Jones

The Raiders have released running back Taiwan Jones, a player who has had only 44 carries in his six years with the club. Jones was mostly known for beinga special teams player, but last season didn’t even get that much playing time on special teams. Overall he returned 26 kicks for the Raiders in 2013 […]

Raiders Sign Special Teamer/CB Taiwan Jones To Three-Year Deal

One of the top special teams players for the Raiders is now under their belt for three seasons. The team announced today they have inked cornerback and special teams standout Taiwan Jones. Reports say the three-year pact is at $4.355 million. This last season Jones led the Raiders in special teams tackles with 13. “It’s […]

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 […]

Lions at Raiders Wednesday Injury Report

Detroit  Did not participate: CB Aaron Berry (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), LB Justin Durant (hamstring), DE Lawrence Jackson (thigh), RB Kevin Smith (ankle), DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (not injury related), CB Eric Wright (hamstring) Limited participation: DT Nick Fairley (foot), CB Chris Houston (knee), S Amari Spievey (knee), DE Willie Young (ankle) Full participation: […]

Raiders Offense Expects To Be Back In Beast Mode

Something Raider Nation has been waiting for may just come at the right time. The young guns of the Raiders offense are expected to return this week against the Packers, wide receiver Denarius Moore (ankle), wide receiver Jacoby Ford (foot) and running back Taiwan Jones (hamstring) all are anticipated to be back in uniform come […]

Marquee Monster Monday Matchup: Raiders vs. Broncos Game Preview

The Oakland Raiders open up the 2011 NFL regular season against longtime hated division rival the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. The preseason was a disappointment for the Raiders, finishing 0-4 and leaving first-year head coach Hue Jackson looking for his first win.  Expectations are high in this Week 1 division duel, especially after Oakland smashed Denver last season in the […]

Michael Bush: All Indications Look Like He Will Be Back In Silver and Black

In the coming season the Oakland Raiders 2011 running game should look somewhat similar to last season with the addition of rookie running back Taiwan Jones. Michael Bush and Darren McFadden were the one two punch in 2010 for the Raiders. They each provided the true running attack of the Raiders. But now Bush is […]

Agent: Raiders Never Scheduled Visit with Jones

Adam Caplan of reports the Oakland Tribune reported yesterday that RB Taiwan Jones (Eastern Washington) missed a meeting with the Raiders. However, all pre-draft player visits had to be finished by Wednesday evening. Doug Hendrickson, the agent for Jones, said the Raiders expressed interest in having the running back in for a visit, but […]