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Mark Davis hired Reggie McKenzie as the new GM of the Oakland Raiders this past offseason and his first order of business was firing Hue Jackson. However did McKenzie make the right decision with the Raiders starting the season in an embarrassing offensive showing against the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins? Carson Palmer may have thrown for good yardage in each game, but the running game of the Raiders, the deep ball and the overall explosiveness was gone.
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When the Oakland Raiders take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at home in week three, they must clean up the mistakes in all phases of the game especially the rushing offense and defense. Several glaring shortcoming have come to the forefront in the first two games. With the team starring down a 0-3 start to the season, film study will be the crutches of the Raiders' preparation...
With very little fanfare, it was reported over the weekend that the Oakland Raiders had restructured Tommy Kelly’s contract to free up cap space for the 2012 season. Bryan McIntyre first reported it on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner although the Raiders have yet to officially announce the move. This is a move that had been much [...]
The Oakland Raiders were beat in every aspect of the game Sunday afternoon against the Miami Dolphins, losing 35-13. The Dolphins were able to gain 452 total yards, 263 coming on the ground. The loss puts the Raiders is an 0-2 hole to begin the season.
Miami took possession and drove 80 yards on their first series capped off by a Ryan Tannehill two yard touchdown. The Raiders...
Raiders halfback Darren McFadden was removed from Sunday's game versus the Dolphins after getting poked in the eye.Fantasy Spin:This doesn't look like anything serious and McFadden should be back in the game soon.
The Oakland Raiders are still waiting to get their new era off the ground.
With star running back Darren McFadden still looking to find his groove in a new system, a run defense that has as many holes as ever and a rebuilt secondary that was unable to frustrate a rookie quarterback, the Raiders are off to their first 0-2 start since Lane Kiffin's debut season in 2007.
According to Adam Caplan of The SidelineView.com, the Oakland Raiders have placed both cornerback Ronald Bartell and wide receiver Jacoby Ford on season ending injured reserve.
#Raiders placed CB Ronald Bartell (designated for return) and CB Jacoby Ford (season-ending) on IR.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 15, 2012
Losing both Ford and Bartell for the season is a big blow...
Raiders receiver Denarius Moore is expected to play Sunday versus the Dolphins, but will likely have a play count limit, according to Oakland beat writer Jerry McDonald.Fantasy Spin:Moore sat out Monday night's game because of an injured hamstring. His fantasy value in Week 2 is questionable, but in the meantime his presence reduces the values of wideouts Darrius Heyward-Bey and Rod Streater.
Raiders receiver Denarius Moore (hamstring) looked fine in warm-ups and coach Dennis Allen said the receiver will get significant playing time in Week 2. Moore missed Week 1 with a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:Moore could have a big day if he doesn't experience pain in his hamstring early in the game but we'd advise you to use a less risky option this week.
Oakland Raiders long snapper Jon Condo is active for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins after missing practice this week with a concussion.
The Raiders botched three punts in Monday's loss to San Diego after Condo left the game with his injury.
Receiver Juron Criner (ankle) is inactive.
Linebacker Rolando McClain and running back Taiwan Jones are active after being...
Who wants to see a fight in a bathroom at an Oakland Raiders game? Here is a video of guys in the bathroom getting mad because one fan decided to cut the line and use the stall instead of waiting his turn.This supposedly happen at the Raiders vs Chargers game last Monday night.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore has been listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins.
Raiders list Denarius Moore as probable, Redskins list Pierre Garcon as questionable, Chargers list Ryan Mathews as questionable.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 14, 2012
Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer could...
In their opener against San Diego, the Raiders lost starting left cornerback Ron Bartell for at least seven games to a broken shoulder blade.
Now they're waiting to find out exactly how long they'll be without starting right cornerback Shawntae Spencer, who sprained his right foot Sunday against Miami in the fourth quarter.
Spencer was on crutches and wore a walking boot...
Stefen Wisniewski appears recovered from his calf injury and will likely start at center Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Friday.
Allen had waited to decide on his starting center while monitoring how Wisniewski, who missed the final three weeks of the preseason and did not play in the regular-season opener against the San Diego Chargers, performed...
Week 2 saw Oakland and Kansas City still failing to impress while San Diego showed why they should be on the top in the AFC and Denver just fell apart.This article summarizes the five lessons learned from this weekend in the AFC West. Despite Lots of Passing Yards, Oakland Cannot Score TouchdownsOakland quarterback Carson Palmer did two things in Week 2 exactly the same way he did...
Oakland Raiders – 13, Miami Dolphins – 35It certainly looks like the Raiders are going to be behind a lot, which means a lot of garbage time yards and scores for Carson Palmer (380 total yards, 1 TD, 1 INT). He’s going to be worth starting at some point, and very well could be a top 15 QB this year in terms of fantasy stats.Like Weeden and Luck, Ryan Tannehill (214 yards...