August 19, 20130

Just GIFs Baby: Top 3 plays from Week 2 of the preseason

If there’s a game worth forgetting, it might be last Friday’s. We should be thankful that it was a preseason road game and not necessarily a harbinger of the impending

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August 19, 20130

Does Veldheer injury impact Raiders QB battle?

The big takeaway from the Oakland Raiders’ second preseason game of 2013 was that the absence of left tackle Jared Veldheer drastically impacted the offensive line. As a result of

August 17, 20131

Raiders offensive line looks atrocious in second preseason game

The Oakland Raiders played their first game without starting left tackle Jared Veldheer on Friday when they took on the New Orleans Saints for the second preseason game of the

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August 14, 20130

Jared Veldheer lost for the season and other apocalyptic scenarios (Plus practice notes and photos)

As I’m certain you’ve heard by now, Dennis Allen announced that the Raiders will be without Jared Veldheer for much of this season — Allen did leave the door open

August 14, 20132

Jared Veldheer injury could be devastating to Raiders

The Oakland Raiders do not have a ton of players who the team can really rely on. In fact, one could argue that there are only a handful of guys

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August 14, 201316

Who’s the toughest head coach/manager in the Bay Area? (contest post)

According to Elton John, “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting.” But what about Tuesday evening — specifically, last night? At around 6 pm, C.J. Spillman and Michael Thomas got into it at

August 14, 20130

Why the Raiders’ tight end logjam might not be such a bad thing

The Oakland Raiders lost their top pass-catcher this offseason when tight end Brandon Myers signed with the New York Giants. With little to no NFL experience behind him on the

August 13, 20130

Raiders faced with tough decisions at wide receiver

The Oakland Raiders roster has a lot of problems and depth, or a lack thereof, is one of the bigger issues facing the team. But that is not the main

Hayden Harper II
August 12, 20133

DJ Hayden’s debut is in sight — plus other practice notes.

Raiders first-round selection, D.J. Hayden, is apparently close to making his debut. According to coach Dennis Allen, Hayden should see action in Week 3 of the preseason. Said Allen: “We’ll

August 12, 20130

Behind the Box Score: Raiders’ secondary should be primary concern

As promised, the following are all the defensive stats you won’t find on the box score of the Raiders preseason opener. These are lifted directly from ProFootball Focus’ game charting stats. So,

Pryor Raiders Offense
August 12, 20132

Behind the Box Score: Surprising stars of the Raiders’ offense

After just about every Raiders (and 49ers) game, I make it a point to obsess over Pro Football Focus‘ (PFF) game charting stats. I find it endlessly interesting to see the

Terrelle Pryor
August 10, 20131

Pryor shines as Raiders beat Cowboys in preseason opener

Where we thought the Raiders preseason opener might provide answers, what we got instead were more questions. That is, an offense touted as the power run-game mixed with west coast

August 08, 20130

Alex Barron pushing for starting right tackle job … seriously?

The SF Chronicle’s Vic Tafur wrote Thursday, “[Alex] Barron is not only still at training camp in Napa, but doing very well. He might even be in the mix for the

August 08, 20130

Raiders land two players on Sports Illustrated’s All Underrated Team

The Oakland Raiders are not expected to have a very good season in 2013. In fact, some are predicting they’ll be the worst team in the entire NFL. This is

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August 07, 20133

Raiders on verge of cutting McKenzie’s first draft pick?

There is a clear theme in the Oakland Raiders 2013 training camp: competition. From the most important position on the roster, quarterback, all of the way down to a position

August 06, 20131

Raiders release preliminary depth chart

The “unofficial depth chart” — as it is called — provided some mild surprises. The first of which is at quarterback where the team’s fourth-round selection, Tyler Wilson, has failed

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August 05, 20135

Raiders smoking marijuana in a car after practice? Perhaps, according to Bleacher Report writer

Chris Hansen of Bleacher Report has been in Napa covering Oakland Raiders training camp and tweeted this not too long after the Raiders finished practice on Sunday. If you do

August 03, 20130

Taiwan Jones still learning CB position but should make the team

The Oakland Raiders drafted Taiwan Jones in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft with the idea that his speed would make him an elite running back and create

July 31, 20132

Dennis Allen’s latest tactic: motivation through fashion

The Oakland Raiders have training camp battles going on throughout the entire roster. From quarterback to punter, the Raiders have at least seven different starting positions that are completely up

Chris Kluwe
July 30, 20131

Raiders punter Chris Kluwe celebrates nerd power at training camp

The Oakland Raiders have a new punter at training camp and he is certainly making his presence felt. Chris Kluwe is perhaps most well known for his outspoken stance on

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