Found November 16, 2012 on
The Oakland Raiders backfield has been struck by the injury bug. RB Darren McFadden (ankle) will likely not play this week when the Raiders host the New Orleans Saints. Earlier this week Fox Sports insider Jay Glazer reported that the Raiders initially thought that McFadden would be out 2-4 weeks while dealing with his high ankle sprain. He will not play this week and should be considered at least doubtful for next week’s contest as well. Fellow Raiders running back Mike Goodson is also dealing with an ankle injury and has not practiced this week. On Thursday, Goodson was seen on the sidelines at practice in a boot. Both players suffered their respective injuries two weeks ago in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Fantasy owners looking for a possible flex play this week should look at Marcel Reece. Reece and the Raiders have a favorable fantasy matchup this week against the 32nd ranked Saints run defense. New Orleans is allowing 162 yards on the ground per game. Reece has posted r...

Raiders Injury Report: Darren McFadden, Mike Goodson, Darius Heyward-Bey

The Oakland Raiders will be without running backs Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) and defensive lineman Richard Seymour (knee/hamstring) when they take on the New Orleans Saints today, while wide receiver Darius Heyward-Bey (hamstring) and safety Tyvon Branch (neck) are questionable to play, according to the team’s injury report. McFadden and Goodson both...

New Not Broken

At this point of the season, I’m not looking at the glass half full, or half empty. I’m just wondering who drank my beer. For the first time this season, I failed to watch the entire Raiders game. After the 3rd quarter, my heart just could not take it anymore. I had to turn it off. I knew how it [...]

Darren McFadden still not practicing

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, to no ones surprise, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden (ankle) didn’t practice today. No surprise. No McFadden at practice. — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) November 14, 2012 His status for this week’s game against the Saints doesn’t look good, but we’ll see what happens as the week goes on.   var _CI = _CI |...

Raiders Injury Report: Darren McFadden, Mike Goodson, Richard Seymour

Oakland Raiders running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, who are each dealing with high ankle sprains, continued to sport walking boots during Wednesday’s practice. Coach Dennis Allen termed both players questionable to suit up in time for Sunday’s contest against the New Orleans Saints, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Raiders running backs Darren McFadden...

Darren McFadden Ruled Out

Oakland running backs Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 11. SOURCE: Jerry McDonald, Oakland TribuneFantasy Spin:McFadden has never been a quick healer and the original diagnosis in Week 9 was 2-4 weeks. Marcel Reece is the best fantasy option out of the Raiders' limited choices.

Offensive Game Grades: Week 10 vs. Baltimore

An all-time franchise record for points allowed tied at 55, a 35-point deficit loss, 3 touchdowns and 1 field goal conceded in just two quarters… The Oakland Raiders defense certainly didn’t have anything close to a good game last Sunday, but the offense wasn’t much better either. Let’s see what the Silver&Black Attack brough to the table against the Ravens [...]

Raiders expected Darren McFadden to be out for 2-4 weeks

Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden suffered a high ankle sprain couple of weeks ago and the Raiders have handling as if it is a week-to-week injury. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, right from the beginning the Raiders knew McFadden wouldn’t  be back for roughly 2-4 weeks.  So it looks like he’ll likely miss another two games. RT @realdavidamador: @jayglazer...

Darren McFadden Out 2-4 Weeks?

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports mentions that the Raiders initially believed RB Darren McFadden would be 2-4 weeks because a high-ankle sprain. Since then, Oakland hasn’t offered up a timetable for his return and haven’t even ruled him out for Week 10, even though the consensus is that he miss Sunday’s game against the Saints. High-ankle sprains typically require 2-4 weeks...

Darren McFadden Expected To Miss 2-4 Weeks

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that Oakland had expected running back Darren McFadden to miss 2-to-4 weeks after he suffered a high ankle sprain Week 9 against the Buccaneers.Fantasy Spin:McFadden missed last week's loss in Baltimore and is unlikely to play Sunday against the Saints. Look for Marcel Reece to get the start at running back for the 3-6 Raiders.

Fantasy Football Sleepers Week 11: James Starks, Cecil Shorts, Marcel Reece, and Danario Alexander

Week 11 is here, and so are we with another round of sleepers for your Week 11 fantasy football lineups. You still have plenty of time to set your rosters for Sunday. Take a few minutes and see if any of these guys are available. James Starks, Green Bay Packers In the Packers last game, Starks was handed the ball more times than starter Alex Green and is now reportedly the Packers’...

Moore, Reece earn start in Week 11

The Fantasy Basement is a weekly piece that provides fantasy advice on lineup calls, sleepers, waiver-wire moves and rookie spotlights, along with the occasional ramble or four. Why "Fantasy Basement" you ask? There is a common misconception that sports writers dwell in their childhood cellars, that the institution promotes an arrested development. However, instead of railing...
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