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Raiders to sign RB Maurice Jones Drew today to 3 year deal

The Raiders are expected to sign former Jacksonville running back Maurice Jones-Drew to a three-year contract today, according to multiple reports.  Jones-Drew, an Oakland native, told the Raiders on Thursday night he intends to sign. The former Jacksonville Jaguar figures to have a better chance of starting in Oakland than with the Jaguars. The two sides […]

Raiders looking to close out trade for Texans QB Matt Schaub

The Raiders may have found their starting quarterback.  According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Oakland will likely send a late-round draft in exchange for Schaub. However, the trade has not been made official yet. Houston owns the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming draft, and appears first-year coach Bill O’Brien might select a quarterback. Louisville’s Teddy […]

Raiders to start Pryor against Chargers – Flynn now 3rd string

Terrelle Pryor  will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday night against the San Diego Chargers, coach Dennis Allen said Wednesday. “He is symptom-free, so he’s clear,” Allen said. Matt Flynn made his first start with the Raiders last Sunday. That was all head coach Dennis Allen needed to see. Flynn was demoted […]

Coach Allen “critical” of QB Flynn after loss to Redskins

Raiders coach Dennis Allen couldn’t hide his  dissapointment and exasperation after this weeks loss to the Redskins.  He thought quarterback Matt Flynn was the decisive factor and main reason why the Raiders were beaten in this “winnable” game.  Said Coach Allen after the game,  (via the San Fran Chronicle) “Matt didn’t see the field well and he didn’t play […]

Raiders @ Broncos Week 3 Preview

Big game coming up this monday night for Dennis Allens’ Oakland Raiders. The Raiders are 1-1 and the Broncos are 2-0 and are dominating the NFL. The Broncos seem to be in Superbowl or bust mode. The Raiders on the other hand are playing very tough football under Dennis Allen. The Raiders are ranked 4th […]

Pryor “energizes” team and fans says McKenzie

Speaking on Wendsday to reporters for the first time since training camp in July, Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie made it clear he’s willing to adjust “on the fly” to put the best 53 players on the Raiders roster.  Speaking about Terrell Pryor, McKenzie said that “He energizes more than just the fan base, he energizes […]

Raiders Comeback Falls Short: Lose 21-17 to Colts

Good game, just not good enough. I do think the Raiders showed the NFL today they are not the worst team in the NFL by any means, in fact, they are one of the NFLs rising young talents. This young Raider football team are many chances to put this Colt team away and did not […]

Raiders @ Colts Week 1 Preview

Rise up Raider nation! Week 1 is finally here! And the Raiders will be opening up in Indianapolis against Andrew Luck and the Colts. The Raiders are coming off a 4-12 season where they ranked 18 in offense and defense. The Colts were ranked 10 in total offense and 26 in total defense. The Colts […]