raiders defense
September 04, 20145

Raiders hope solid front seven can mask poor secondary

More than half of the starting 11 on defense are new faces. The Raiders replaced three-quarters of the starting defensive line, both starting corners and added to the general depth of the defense during free

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September 03, 20141

More than Mack: several Raiders rookies already making impact

When the Oakland Raiders drafted Khalil Mack with the No. 5 pick in the NFL Draft, it was expected that he would be a starter when the 2014 season began.

September 02, 20142

Derek Carr is the Raiders starting QB – here’s who’ll support him in Week 1

With the preseason over and the regular season just around the corner, the Oakland Raiders have a much better idea of what they have than they did at the start

anthony davis alex boone 49ers
September 01, 201411

Labor Day roundup: Boone’s back, ANOTHER 49ers arrest, more Huff stuff, Giants & A’s heading in opposite directions

We just got back from a mini-road trip that started in Mendocino and ended this afternoon at a pool at a swanky hotel in Sonoma County (reports that we snuck into the pool are

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September 01, 20145

Here’s the door, Matts – Raiders will start Derek Carr in Week 1

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

Carr Wilson
August 29, 20142

Derek Carr could do no wrong vs. Seahawks, deserves to start Week 1

With Matt Schaub missing the final preseason tilt, Derek Carr was given a big opportunity and he made the most of it. He had a nearly perfect quarterback rating of 152.1

August 28, 201413

Based on recent history, Derek Carr could earn starting job with strong performance against Seahawks

If you ask Dennis Allen, there is no question about who the starting quarterback will be in Oakland come Week 1. The Raiders traded for Matt Schaub to be their

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August 27, 201444

Oakland Raiders 53-man roster projection

The Oakland Raiders need to cut their roster down to 53 men by this Saturday, August 30th. So even though there is one more preseason game left to be played,

August 24, 20143

Schaub fails to spark Raiders offense in loss to Packers

The Packers scored a touchdown on their first drive, running the ball with Eddie Lacy as they marched the ball right down the Raiders’ throats. Then Oakland’s offense came out and

Tarell Brown 49ers
August 21, 20146

Players to watch in the Raiders’ third preseason game

The Oakland Raiders will play their all-important (as far as exhibition games go) third preseason game of the year on Friday night when they take on the Green Bay Packers

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August 19, 20144

Johnny Manziel era means sexually suggestive emails from the NFL, apparently

I woke up this morning and found this in my inbox: That’s the standard daily (maybe it’s weekly — I don’t pay too much attention) NFL newsletter. Usually it’s an

August 19, 20148

Marcel Reece gets hurt just as Raiders were *finally* ready to use him more

The Oakland Raiders have already seen two of their top three tight ends (David Ausberry and Nick Kasa) and one of their starting cornerbacks (D.J. Hayden) go down with injuries.

August 18, 20140

Maurice Jones-Drew appears to have something left in the tank

When Maurice Jones-Drew hit the free agent market, he expected to get a lot more attention. Coming off of back-to-back poor seasons due to injuries and rapidly approaching the 30-year-old

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August 16, 20142

Carr’s concussion and poor line play leave bad taste after Raiders’ comeback win

The Oakland Raiders came away from their second preseason game with a win, but it wasn’t pretty. It took a late-game comeback — led by third-string quarterback Matt McGloin — to

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August 14, 201410

Remember the Alamo … and the Irwindale

San Antonio, meet Irwindale. Two second and third fiddle cities in the union’s most populous states that have been used as negotiating levers in the Davis family quest to …

August 14, 201436

Schaub and Raiders offense look “sharp” against Cowboys

The Oakland Raiders traveled to Oxnard, California to practice (and fight) with the Dallas Cowboys and while it is not akin to a live game, practicing against another team brings

Aldon Smith San Francisco 49ers
August 13, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 104): 49ers uncertainty, helmet brawls, and Curry liking Charlotte

Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy discuss if the 49ers preseason means more now after injuries and the potentially long Aldon Smith suspension. Then, the guys discuss

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August 13, 20148

Helmet-wielding Raiders fan gets involved in brawl between Raiders and Cowboys

The Oakland Raiders enjoyed quite the turnout in Oxnard, Calif. yesterday. Over 8,000 fans showed up, and by all accounts the majority were decked out in silver and black. At least

August 11, 201411

Despite disappointing Raiders preseason debut, Schaub will continue receiving all first team reps

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

August 08, 20140

With David Ausberry out, could Raiders take another look at Jermichael Finley?

The Oakland Raiders were expecting a heated competition for the starting tight end job this preseason, but after David Ausberry suffered a knee injury that will require surgery, the position

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