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Allen Park — Lions coach Jim Schwartz was asked Thursday what he remembered about Raiders left tackle Jared Veldheer when he scouted him at the combine two years ago.

Raiders get WR Moore back to practice

The Oakland Raiders got one of their injured big-play threats back at practice as receiver Denarius Moore took the field with his teammates for the first time since injuring his right foot. Moore practiced on a limited basis Wednesday as the Raiders (7-6) began preparations for this weekend's game against Detroit. Fellow receiver Jacoby Ford (left foot) ran on the side but did...

Raiders hope getting WR Moore back will boost offense

Deep-threat receiver Denarius Moore returned to practice for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday after missing the previous three games with an injured right foot.

Raiders Should Have Moore Back for Lions

After two straight losses, the Raiders know the future is now. It’s either win the remaining three games of the season or forget about the playoffs. So, Wednesday’s practice, said head coach Hue Jackson, was “awesome,” with a palpable feeling of “urgency and intensity.” The players felt it, too. “We have a chance to get to the playoffs,” quarterback Carson Palmer...

Focal points: Raiders vs Lions

This is for all the marbles, folks. If the Raiders lose this week, they can pretty much kiss their playoff hopes goodbye. The game within the game is of utmost importance. These two teams are very evenly matched. Both are also fighting to earn a playoff spot. It will not be about who wants it more but who can be the smartest team on Sunday. Suhpid mistakesThe Raiders and Lions...

Bill Romanowski Wants Raiders To Be Boar Hunters, Not Bacon Eaters (Video)

After the Oakland Raiders got destroyed by the Green Bay Packers, CSN California analyst and former Raiders linebacker Bill Romanowski went on one of the weirdest analogy/tirades that I've seen. Watch as Bill pines for the Raiders to be boar hunters and not bacon eaters: (Courtesy of CSN California)

NFL roundup: Raiders WR Denarius Moore practices, but status unknown vs. Lions

Deep-threat receiver Denarius Moore returned to practice for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday after missing the previous three games with an injured right foot, providing a needed boost to a struggling offense.

Lions-Raiders Preview: 3 Things To Watch

It's been a wild ride this season for both the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions. Detroit started off 5-0 and has since lost five of their last eight. Oakland has been anything but consistent. Getting hot and cold and is currently on a two game losing streak. But this match up is a big one for both teams. The Lions are in the thick of an NFC Wildcard playoff race and the...

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz knows when to hold'em and when to fold'em

Schwartz is fourth among NFL head coaches with by winning 80 percent of his officiating challenges.

Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders prediction time

Time for you to predict Sunday's winner between the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders on

Conversing with the Competition: Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders

It doesn’t seem like all that long ago the lockout was in full effect and I took a step of faith to check in on all the teams the Lions on the Lions 2011 schedule. During that Q&A with Raiders blogger Chris Shellcroft of Just Blog Baby suggested that both the Lions and Raiders would be fighting for a playoff spot when time for the game finally arrived. Turns out he was right...

John Niyo: Lions coach Jim Schwartz is on firm ground, unlike some of his peers

OK, so it wasn't exactly a Jim Mora-esque rant, but it did elicit some hearty laughter Friday when Lions coach Jim Schwartz was asked about the recent "layoffs" in the NFL coaching fraternity.

Lions defense plays big role in putting points on the board

They say the best defense is an offense. But sometimes the best offense is a defense. The Lions certainly could attest to that. Fresh off two defensive touchdowns against Minnesota, the Lions lead the NFL in defensive scoring with 36 points. Coach Jim Schwartz is a whiz with statistics. But he knows there's only one true stat.
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