Dennis Allen has confirmed that second round draft pick Derek Carr is the starting quarterback. “We made the decision to go with Derek Carr as the quarterback. There were a lot of factors involved in that. It’s not an indictment on Matt Schaub at all, I still feel very confident in Matt Schaub,” Allen told reporters. […]
The Oakland Raiders did not exactly impress in their preseason opener, a 10-6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. The quarterback position was no exception. Starter Matt Schaub did not look very good in his debut in Silver and Black as he struggled to get the offense going with any kind of rhythm. He […]
The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers played in a charity basketball game last week. When asked about the game, Raiders head coach Allen stated that he was happy that his players were doing something for a good cause but was not happy about how they did it, “they’re paid to play football. Any […]
The Oakland Raiders have not had a first round draft pick who was a difference maker since taking Nnamdi Asomugha back in 2003. That’s 10 years without having a first rounder come in and help the team improve, which is a large part of the reason the Raiders have been long stuck in a quicksand-like […]
The Oakland Raiders would be lucky if defensive end Jadeveon Clowney fell to them at No. 5 in the NFL Draft. Or would they? The Raiders are in desperate need of a pass rushing defensive end, so the athletic freak out of the University of South Carolina seems like the perfect fit. Plus, he is […]
The Oakland Raiders may yet still lose a key member of their coaching staff. While the excitement over the future of head coach Dennis Allen and the one-year contracts Mark Davis offered his assistants has dissipated, the coaching staff may not yet be set. Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo is reported to be interviewing for […]
While every member of an NFL coaching staff plays an important role in developing a successful team, most people focus on the big three coaching positions: offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator and head coach. And for understandable reasons, as these three coaches are tasked with running the team. Much like an NFL quarterback, these are the […]
It may have taken the Oakland Raiders longer than some of the other teams in the NFL, but they have finally provided clarity on the status of head coach Dennis Allen. After a day of speculation and reporters waiting outside of Raiders headquarters in Alameda, California, Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area received confirmation around […]
The Oakland Raiders have not confirmed that head coach Dennis Allen will be back in Oakland in 2014, but it is looking more and more like that will be the case. The latest news that hints he will return is that according to Ian Rapoport, the Raiders are looking to give one-year extensions to their […]
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