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October 01, 20144

Mark Davis’ odd handling of the Dennis Allen firing and Tony Sparano hiring

When the Oakland Raiders were owned by Al Davis, they were notorious for doing things their own way. Or rather, for doing things the Al Davis way. When he passed

September 29, 201415

Oakland Raiders fire head coach Dennis Allen

Dennis Allen’s last game as Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders happened in London, a place that is the heart of an aging empire. The Queen of England is a

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September 29, 201424

Raiders return to ineptitude in London blowout, Dennis Allen possibly on his way out

Some fans got their hopes up when the Oakland Raiders flashed some decent play in New England. Those people won’t make that mistake again after the performance put on by the Silver and

September 26, 20141

Raiders’ run game needs a new approach

The Oakland Raiders were supposed to be a run-first team. Instead, they ran for 67 yards against the Patriots … and that represented a big step forward. The Raiders gained more

September 23, 201422

How the Raiders should deal with Tyvon Branch’s latest injury

Losing strong safety Tyvon Branch last season caused all kinds of problems. His replacement, Brandian Ross, was terrible and the Raiders defense suffered as a result. Ross is no longer with

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September 22, 20144

Raiders defense looks improved despite injury issues

The Oakland Raiders traveled to New England to take on the Patriots and covered the 14-point spread. Sadly, that’s a huge accomplishment for the 2014 Raiders. After looking inept in

Dennis Allen
September 19, 20149

Dennis Allen’s seat is scorching hot, could catch fire after trip to Foxboro & London

The Oakland Raiders are 0-2 in 2014 and 8-26 since Dennis Allen took over as head coach. Many, including Raiders owner Mark Davis, gave Allen the benefit of the doubt

September 16, 20149

With no ground game to speak of, Raiders are putting way too much pressure on Derek Carr

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr has been one of the few things to be excited about this season. The young signal caller hasn’t had any outstanding performances, but considering

September 15, 20148

Charles Woodson says the Raiders “suck” and he’s right

After the Oakland Raiders were taken to the woodshed by the Houston Texans, losing 30-14 in a game that was nowhere near as close as the score would indicate, veteran

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September 11, 20146

Should the Raiders risk playing Maurice Jones-Drew?

Oakland Raiders starting running back Maurice Jones-Drew injured his hand in the loss to the New York Jets on Sunday and had to undergo a minor operation on Wednesday.  Reports

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September 08, 201428

Where was Khalil Mack on Sunday?

The Oakland Raiders and everyone else watching yesterday’s game had their focus intently set on a rookie. This is not surprising since the Raiders had such a high draft pick —

September 07, 20145

Raiders defense failing at the basics, can’t even tackle

The Oakland Raiders made Chris Johnson look like a punishing short yardage back with the way they allowed him to break tackles for bigger yards. Time after time the Raiders

September 07, 20142

Dennis the Menace keeps Carr in the garage

Dennis Allen and the Raiders coaching staff insisted on taking surface streets across town when they had plenty of freeways available, and the Raiders lost to the Jets 19-14 in

Raiders fans
September 07, 20141

No pressure, Derek Carr – the hopes of Raiders fans are resting on your right arm, that’s all

If you say “It doesn’t matter much, it’s only the first game of the season”, you are liar and a fatmouth. The Jets and The Raiders used to duke it

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September 04, 201411

2014 NFL predictions: regular season records and playoff picks through the Super Bowl

Finally, the games begin. Feels good, doesn’t it? The NFL forces OFFSEASON TIME down our throats, with daily headlines filled with stories both unnecessary and unavoidable. But the suspensions and arguments

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

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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

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