Terrelle Pryor
August 26, 20137

Terrelle Pryor to start preseason finale, should continue to start into the regular season

Coach Dennis Allen told reporters Sunday that Terrelle Pryor would start the team’s final preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Though we’d like to think it was Pryor’s strong showing

August 22, 20131

Hall of Fame senior committee nominates Ray Guy

The Oakland Raiders are a franchise with a lot of history and have been known to be stubborn in its ways throughout that history. When most people think of stereotypes

Matt Flynn Oakland Raiders
August 21, 20139

Behind the Box Score: Matt Flynn shines in New Orleans despite lack of support

Below you’ll find a sampling of ProFootball Focus’ (PFF) game charting stats. These are, in essence, the stats behind the stats. That is, the box score (for reasons that I

August 21, 20130

Raiders OC says Denarius Moore needs to mature

The Oakland Raiders are still looking for their number one receiver. Over the past three years, there has been a new rookie who has shown flashes of brilliance and raised

August 20, 20133

Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask lands job on CBS pregame show

When Amy Trask left the Raiders, it was immediately rumored that she might be interested in a broadcast job that somehow had to do with the NFL. Now, just over

Alex Barron
August 20, 20132

Raiders LT Alex Barron gets trashed by former Rams GM

Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Alex Barron went from being out of the NFL to being the expected starter at left tackle in only a few short months. Given the uniqueness

ESPN 49ers
August 19, 20136

ESPN hires Paul Gutierrez as new Raiders beat writer, Bill Williamson to cover 49ers

ESPN sent out a press release titled, “ESPN.com Expands NFL Nation Network with Sites for All 32 NFL Teams” today, and there were a couple of local surprises. Paul Gutierrez, who was

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

Pryor Raiders Offense
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

Jim Harbaugh sharpie
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

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