Posted October 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Dennis Allen has seen improvement on just about every part of his team. With only one win in five games, the Oakland Raiders rookie coach realizes it's not enough. Help could be on the way - at least for the defense. Linebacker Aaron Curry is expected to come off the physically unable to perform list and join the Raiders in practice Wednesday. Curry started nine games last year for Oakland after being acquired in an October trade from Seattle but has not played since undergoing knee surgery in the offseason. His addition comes as the Raiders are shaking things up in their nickel package on defense. Rolando McClain, the eighth overall pick in 2010, played only 31 percent of the snaps in Sunday's loss to Atlanta after being replaced by rookie Miles Burris.

Raiders fans want to sue the NFL for biased referees

It sounds like Oakland Raiders fans are looking for people to blame for their poor start this season.Some fans in a Raiders fan forum are ready to sue the NFL for biased officiating. Prepared to be entertained.What if we bring a class action suit against the NFL for unfair treatment?I just spoke to my lawyer if we present enough evidence such as replays, testimonies, etc this might...

Penalties and mistakes cost Oakland Raiders in last second 23-20 loss to Falcons

The Oakland Raider players put forth a great effort coming off their bye week, but a Matt Bryant 55 yard field goal with one second left ended their chance of defeating the Atlanta Falcons in a 23-20 loss. The Raiders controlled and executed their game plan and had an opportunity to hand the Falcons their first loss. However, penalties and mistakes prevented them from finishing...

Oakland Raiders take giant step forward in loss to Atlanta Falcons

Coming off the bye, the Oakland Raiders were trying to prove they are able to make the adjustments and find a winning formula. Against the Falcons on Sunday, the Raiders put their words into action by dominating and controlling the game against the Atlanta Falcons on the road. A few mistakes cost them the victory, when kick Matt Bryant made a last second 55 yard field goal to give...

Raiders activate DE Andre Carter

The Oakland Raiders have activated defensive end Andre Carter and moved defensive end behind Lamarr Houston on the depth chart. Carter, who had 10 sacks last year with New England before suffering a torn quadriceps, is making his Raiders debut after being out the last 10 months. Carter takes the spot of former second-string defensive end Jack Crawford, who is inactive. Carter has...

Denarius Moore is Palmer's Favorite Target

Oakland wideout Denarius Moore has obviously become the Raiders' No. 1 receiver based on Sunday's play (nine targets, 5 rec, 104 yards, 1 TD).Fantasy Spin:Despite the return of Darrius Heyward-Bey, Moore was Carson Palmer's favorite target for the fourth consecutive week. Moore leads the Raiders in targets with 35, in touchdown receptions (2) and is second on the team...

Offensive Game Grades: Week 6 vs. Atlanta

Carson Palmer and the Oakland Raiders nearly pulled a huge upset against the undefeated Falcons on Sunday. It was a close game for all four quarters, but the Falcons ended up with the last score and the win. Despite gaining more than 47o yards of total offense, the Silver&Black came out of the Georgia Dome on the losing side. So [...]

Raiders' Palmer takes responsibility for loss after late pick-six

Quarterback Carson Palmer was pointing the finger of blame at himself following the Oakland Raiders' 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. In a taut 13-13 game with less than three minutes to go, Palmer had the Raiders in position for a field goal or touchdown with less than three minutes to play. It was then, however, that Palmer, on third-and-6 from the Atlanta 28...

Heyward-Bey Active For Oakland

Oakland wideout Darrius Heyward-Bey is active for Sunday's game versus the Falcons. Heyward-Bey is coming back from a concussion suffered in Week 3's win over Pittsburgh.Fantasy Spin:Heyward-Bey missed Week 4's matchup against Denver and the Raiders were on bye in Week 5. Denarius Moore is the better choice if you're looking to start an Oakland receiver though we...

Oakland Raiders at Atlanta Falcons: Five Things We Learned

Many Oakland fans had written off their Raiders with the season only one third complete.  After seeing a brief ray of hope for a successful campaign throughout four quarters against an unbeaten Atlanta squad. The most dedicated of the Silver and Black's fan base might easily defect to the NBA rather than suffer through watching another Oakland debacle like Sunday's disappointing...

AFC West Beat: Raiders Take On Jags in Battle of Bad Teams

Week 7 will be a relatively quiet one in the AFC West as only the Oakland Raiders will be in action, with the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, and San Diego Chargers all having byes. This weekend, Oakland will be playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at home.History These two teams have met five times since the Jaguars joined the league in 1995, with Oakland winning the first matchup...

10-15 Lorenzo Neal

Former NFL Fullback Lorenzo Neal joins Fox Sports Tonight to give details on the Ray Lewis injury and the maturity of Dez Bryant.

AFC West: Poor Get Poorer as Chiefs, Raiders fall short

The Oakland Raiders gave the Atlanta Falcons all they wanted for 59:59 on Sunday while Brady Quinn and the Kansas City Chiefs got throttled in Tampa.

Raiders unsure what kind of impact Aaron Curry will make

Even though it’s very likely that Oakland Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry will be activated from the PUP list next week, the Raiders aren’t sure what kind of impact he’ll make on defense.The Raiders certainly could use help on defense. We hear they just do not know if LB Aaron Curry, who is eligible to return to practice next week, will provide it, though. Curry has been on...
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