Found August 17, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Raiders tight end David Ausberry is expected to miss the rest of the preseason after injuring his shoulder during Friday night’s preseason game against the Saints, according to Vic Tafur. Allen: Tracy Porter (groin) is doubtful for this week and David Ausberry (shoulder) is out for the rest of the preseason — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) August 18, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post David Ausberry will miss the rest of the preseason appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Raiders lose Ausberry, Porter to injury

Friday’s preseason game against the Saints is probably something the Raiders will want to forget. Not only for their performance but also because they may have lost 2 contributors for a significant amount of time. TE David Ausberry went down with an apparent shoulder or collarbone injury and CB Tracy Porter suffered a groin injury. Head Coach Dennis Allen said the injuries could...

King or Kluwe, Raiders punting battle: “Gap definitely closed”

Last year Marquette King was signed to the Raiders preseason roster to take pressure off of veteran Shane Lechler during the preseason. Many didn’t believe that he was much more than a camp leg at the time but he showed enough promise that the Raiders stashed King on the injured reserve all season in fear of losing him. This season King was a given a real shot at a positional competition...

Marquette King is the Real Deal

  Second year punter Marquette King looks like the next great punter in Oakland Raiders history. Last season, King was signed to be a training camp leg that had no shot of making the team (Basically an Eddie Carmona). King immediately impressed the Raiders brass with his thundering 70 yard punts but his lack of consistency was worrisome. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie...

Tracy Porter suffers groin inury on Superdome return

Former New Orleans Saints and current Oakland Raiders cornerback Tracy Porter had his return to Crescent City spoiled when he exited the game with a groin injury, reports Dan Hanzus of

After another abysmal outing, it’s clear the Oakland Raiders should use Terrelle Pryor as a wide receiver

Battling rookie Tyler Wilson and expected starter Matt Flynn for time under center, Terrelle Pryor struggled in a 28-20 loss to the Saints on Friday night in New Orleans. Taken out of Ohio State by the Raiders in the third round of the 2011 Supplemental Draft, the 24-year-old Pryor completed 1-of-5 attempts for nine yards and again proved incapable of throwing with any velocity or...

Pre-Season Raiders vs Saints: What to Watch For

After debuting with a victory over the Cowboys on the first week of the 2013 NFL Pre-Season, the Oakland Raiders will visit the Superdome for their first road game of the year, against the New Orleans Saints. The Silver & Black can’t take any exhibition contests for granted, as the coaching staff still has a lot of question marks to […]

Oakland Raiders: 2013 Game-by-Game Predictions

With the quarterback controversy in Oakland, it looks as if Matt Flynn will be the starter in the upcoming season.The Raiders' offensive line wasn't impressive at all in their second preseason game -- Flynn was sacked five times in just one half in the Raiders' loss to the New Orleans Saints.Questions will arise to how the Raiders will handle even tougher defenses, as...

Raiders mum on starting QB

The Oakland Raiders are gradually solidifying their starting lineup for the season opener. They aren't quite ready to announce their starting quarterback. Coach Dennis Allen said Monday he will not say whether Terrelle Pryor or Matt Flynn will start the season opener at Indianapolis until game time for ''competitive'' reasons. Allen has announced starters at...

Matt Flynn Might be the Quarterback the Raiders Have Been Waiting For

It has been awhile since the Oakland Raiders have had a quarterback that they could believe in. They definitely hope that Matt Flynn could be that guy, and so far he is looking to be everything the Raiders Nation has wanted and more. Take his performance against the New Orleans Saints Friday night--12 for 16, 124 yards, and one touchdown (check out the TD to Denarius Moore below...

Raiders vs Saints: conclusions and predictions

Writing about bad losses are the hardest pieces to write because there is little to accentuate except the bad. And, unfortunately, there was  a lot of bad in the Raiders 28-20 loss to the Saints. To start, the score is misleading. The first half ended with the Saints up 23-7 and even that score makes it seem better than it was as the Raiders weren’t able to get on the board...

Saints' starters rough up Oakland Raiders in 28-20 win

The New Orleans Saints didn't take long to get over their first-game jitters. On either side of the ball. The Saints' first team torched the Oakland Raiders on Friday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. And despite a few hiccups by the second and third teams New Orleans held on for a 28-20 win. Quarterback Drew Brees went 14-of-18 for 202 yards hitting Nick Toon for a...
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