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Raiders top Chargers 23 to 20 (OT) in Woodson’s Last Home Game

In a thrilling overtime victory, the Oakland Raiders defeated the San Diego Charges 23 to 20 in Oakland Thursday night.  The game marked the final home game for Raiders safety Charles Woodson who will retire at the end of the season after 18 years in the NFL.  The game may also have been the last […]

Raiders Leaving Oakland ????

According to a report by the San Antonio Express News, three Oakland Raider executives, including owner Mark Davis, met with several San Antonio officials on July 18 to discuss the possibility of relocating the team to the Texas city.  The supposed meeting that reportedly lasted two or three days, was spearheaded by former San Antonio […]

So far so good.. Raiders draft QB Carr in 2nd round..

The Silver and Black drafted their possible quarterback of the future less than two months since landing Matt Schaub from the Texans..  After taking a truly game changing player in the first round with possibly the best pass rusher in years ( Khalil Mack ) Oakland may have made a “steal” in this years draft […]

QB Terrelle Pryor sent to Seahawks

The Terrelle Pryor experiment in Oakland has ended.  Yesterday the team announced that Oakland has traded the maligned QB to Seattle for a seventh round pick in next months NFL Draft.   Pryor was the last player personally drafted by late owner Al Davis and went 3-6 as a started for the Raiders.  Rumors have been […]

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 […]

Former Raider CB Nnamdi Asomugha to retire

Former Raiders defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha will announce that he is retiring from professional football in a news conference at Raiders headquarters today, 12/27/13.   Asomugha will retire as a Raider following an 11-year NFL career that began when he was selected by Oakland in the first round (31st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.  […]

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 […]