July 28, 20140

Raiders’ “Ninja Assassin” (Antonio Smith) says he can disrupt a backfield on one leg

The Oakland Raiders added three players to their defensive line this offseason that are expected to upgrade the unit significantly in defensive ends Justin Tuck and LaMarr Woodley (formerly an outside

July 25, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Quarterback controversy seems inevitable in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders underwent a major roster overhaul this offseason. They likely added at least eight new starters through free agency and had a very highly touted draft class that could

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July 22, 20141

Middlekauff: Raiders’ Hayden could end up on PUP list

According to John Middlekauff of 95.7 The Game, former Raiders first round pick cornerback D.J. Hayden is still not healthy and may be placed on the physically unable to perform

July 21, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Special teams need to find productivity in return game

The Oakland Raiders have the Two Face of special teams units. On the one hand, they have very good kick coverage teams led by one of the best gunners in

July 18, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Deeper wide receiver group still lacking true No. 1

The Oakland Raiders seem like they have been looking for a No. 1 receiver for almost as long as they have been looking for a quarterback. Since Rich Gannon, the Raiders

July 15, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Lots of running backs, lots of questions

With the way the Oakland Raiders have built their offensive line, it’s clear they want to be a run-first team. However, while they have the big maulers in the trenches to

July 14, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Two-TE sets could become the norm for Oakland

Tight end is possibly the youngest and least experienced position on the Oakland Raiders’ roster. The closest thing to a veteran is fourth year player David Ausberry (who missed all of 2013 due to

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July 09, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Offensive line overhaul will make world of a difference

The Oakland Raiders were long overdue for a complete rebuild of their offensive line. After years of going back and forth with the Buffalo Bills to see who could put

July 04, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Team builds from inside-out with strong DT unit

The Oakland Raiders may have issues with their depth at defensive end, but their defensive line most certainly does not have that problem on the interior. Aside from the linebackers,

July 03, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Defensive end a huge question mark

The Oakland Raiders may have had the worst group of defensive ends in the entire league in 2013. Lamarr Houston was good, but that about sums it up. Though a

July 01, 20140

Raiders roster preview: linebacker is the team’s greatest strength, thanks to Mack and Moore

The linebacking unit is the strongest single position group on the Oakland Raiders roster, and by a good amount. This, however, should not be surprising considering the fact that general

June 27, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Cornerbacks a cause for concern

Of all the Oakland Raiders’ position groups, cornerback is the biggest cause for concern. The position is filled with question marks and a total lack of depth. The cornerbacks that are

June 26, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Safety is the strength of the secondary

The Oakland Raiders made a lot of changes to their defensive roster this offseason, but the safety position is one that was barely touched. Aside from drafting seventh round pick

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June 24, 20142

Former sports agent reviews structure of Raiders contracts under Reggie McKenzie

For years, the Oakland Raiders had one man in charge of all football operations. Former owner and coach Al Davis had a strong hold on everything from scouts to the

June 18, 20140

Raiders and Cowboys to hold joint practices

The Oakland Raiders have announced that they will be holding joint practices with the Dallas Cowboys during the second week of August. The teams have scheduled two days of practices

June 18, 20140

D.J. Hayden to miss bulk of Raiders offseason program … again

D.J. Hayden will miss the remainder of the Oakland Raiders offseason workout program with a sprained ankle. Hayden hurt himself during the first set of OTAs back at the end

June 17, 20141

Oakland Raiders training camp battles to watch

For the third straight season, the Oakland Raiders will enter training camp with a slew of new faces. With the cap situation finally fixed and nearly a full complement of draft

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June 12, 20142

Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater does it all for the kids

The Oakland Raiders found themselves a gem in Rod Streater, who was signed as an undrafted free agent and has grown into one of their best receivers. Not only was

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June 11, 20147

Dennis Allen not pleased with Raiders vs. 49ers charity basketball game

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

June 10, 20143

Schaub vs. Carr QB controversy already brewing in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders have not even begun training camp yet and there is already talk about a quarterback competition in Oakland. The Raiders knew one of the top priorities of

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