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Oakland head coach Dennis Allen insists that Darren McFadden is "fine" after tweaking his ankle late in Thursday night's loss to the Broncos.Fantasy Spin:The Thursday night game gives McFadden plenty of time to rest up before the Raiders' next game a week from Sunday against Kansas City. Unless we hear otherwise, he should be ready to go.
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Oakland tailback Darren McFadden limped off the field with about six minutes left in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game against Denver after twisting an ankle.Fantasy Spin:Just another day in the life of Darren McFadden fantasy owners. Living with his injuries is part of the "fun" of owning the oft-injured, slow-healing Raiders' running back.
The Oakland Raiders will finally get running back Darren
McFadden back from injury this week when the team takes on the Denver Broncos,
as he was able to fully participate in practice Wednesday.
McFadden has missed the Raiders past four games after
suffering a high ankle sprain. He was full-go at practice yesterday and is
expected to return this weekend against the Broncos.
According to multiple sources, the Oakland Raiders do not fear that the latest ankle injury suffered by running back Darren McFadden is nearly as serious as the one that kept him out for over a month. Still, considering that we are talking about a player as fragile as McFadden, and also considering that the injury did occur to the same ankle that forced him to miss the last four...
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen mentioned he wants to give some of their younger talent including QB Terrelle Pryor and RB Taiwan Jones more work in the coming weeks, per Steve Corkran.
Oakland has maintained that they believe Pryor can be a quarterback in the NFL, but there are plenty of questions as to whether or not he’s capable of handling the position.
Jones, who played...
Raiders fans were killing Carson Palmer on Twitter last night. @ForbesMoney echoed the sentiments of the entire Raiders Nation with this tweet: Is Oakland done wit this ***** carson palmer yet? Can they let my ***** terrelle pryor cook? Lol. How smart do the Bengals look for totally cutting ties with this bum? Accounting for another two turnovers last night, Palmer’s horrible...
A fan plummeted from the upper deck at the Oakland Raiders' home game Thursday, and he was hospitalized in serious condition, according to multiple media reports. The Oakland Tribune reported that the fan apparently jumped, but other reports indicated that the fan fell. Team and police officials did not release the name of the fan or other details. It was also unclear whether...
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Before kickoff on Thursday night, a Raiders fan reportedly jumped from the third level of the Oakland Coliseum and is now hospitalized with serious injuries.
Last week: 30 (-2)
Net points per drive: -0.9 (31st)
DVOA: -34.6% (31st)
Weighted DVOA: -34.9% (32nd)
C Stefen Wisniewski: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 56 pass block snaps, run blocked for 36 yards on 5 attempts
TE Brandon Myers: Caught 14 passes for 130 yards and a touchdown on 15 attempts on 50 pass snaps, 2.1 YAC per catch, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 4...
Oakland Raiders (3-9) @ Denver Broncos (9-3) – 7:20 PM EST
The Oakland Raiders are going to need everything for them to go right to win this ballgame. Thanks to the horrible defense, this team doesn’t stand a chance in a season filled with disappointment. Perhaps the saddest thing is how Carson Palmer’s play is going unnoticed. If they had a decent defense, they would still...
Dear Mr. Allen,
I understand why Pryor hasn’t been active until late in the season – I really do. I know you were saddled with him after the Raiders gave up a pick in the 3rd round for him and while he’s just the kind of guy that Al Davis liked – big, strong, fast and extremely athletic – he’s incredibly unpolished.
I know you likely don’t think he’s the...
Danny & Dano, the hosts of Sonoma County Sports Fans radio show and podcast were kind enough to invite me back again this week to talk Raiders. We discussed a number of different topics including the possibility of Jon Gruden coming back to coach the Silver & Black, how much blame Carson Palmer bears for the offenses struggles and what the Raiders should do, at a broad...