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The Oakland Raiders made 22 transactions on Friday in order to reach the league required deadline of assembling a 53-man roster. One veteran player was terminated. WR Roscoe Parrish. Parrish will now be free to sign with any team he wishes, not having to pass through the waiver process. Three players were placed on the injured reserve list, TE Tory Humphrey, P Marquette King and S Brandon Underwood.LB Aaron Curry was placed on the PUP list. Once players pass through the waiver process without being claimed, NFL clubs can begin building their practice squad rosters. Teams can begin signing players to the eight player squads Saturday, September 1 at noon. Seventeen players were waived according to the Oakland Raiders: Waived LB Kaelin Burnett (R) Waived K Eddy Carmona (R) Waived WR Derek Carrier (R) Waived WR Brandon Carswell (R) Waived DE Hall Davis (1) Waived TE Kyle Efaw (R) Waived DL Dominique Hamilton (R) Waived OL Kevin Haslam (3) Waived OL Nick Howe...

Raiders Claim 3, Release 3, Add 4 to Practice Squad

It was a given that Friday’s Oakland Raiders’ cut down to 53 active players was nowhere near the “final 53″ that will be listed on Monday 9/10 when the team opens up the regular season against the rival Chargers.  Since both Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen are rookies in their current positions, we really had [...]

Raiders finish the Preseason with a loss to the Seahawks

The Oakland Raiders traveled to Seattle to conclude their 2012 preseason against the ‘Hawks on Thursday night. Normally, the fourth preseason game is when the starters take the least amount of playing time, as the coaching staff will try to keep them as fresh as possible heading into the regular season debut. But with the [...]

Is Marquette King the Punter of the future for the Raiders?

The Oakland Raider saw something in the young, big, strong footed kicker from Fort Valley State.  They saw something that they are use to seeing in Shane Lechler who is in his final year of his contract.  They saw 70 plus yard punts, they saw perfect corner kicks and they saw a kid who is not afraid to run down the field and level someone.  Well Oakland fans, no need to fear....

Oakland Raiders: Team Makes Moves to Get Down to 53 Players

Two and a half hours after the NFL mandated deadline for teams to be at a total of 53 active players, the Oakland Raiders decided to finally let the world know how they got to that number.  It wasn’t bad enough that the league decided to give teams ’til 6:00PM on a Friday night in [...]

Oakland Raiders Struggle; Lose 21-3 to Seattle Seahawks in Preseason Finale

The Oakland Raiders dropped their preseason finale to the Seattle Seahawks 21-3 Friday night. On a night where all three phases were off, the Raiders finish the preseason with a 1-3 record. Offensively the Raiders were very conservative, not trying to show their hand with the regular season approaching. The team only ran 42 plays for an embarrassing 101 total yards. Quarterback...

Raiders reduce roster to 53

The Oakland Raiders placed starting linebacker Aaron Curry on the physically unable to perform list Friday and cut returner Roscoe Parrish to get down to the 53-man roster limit. The Raiders waived 17 other players Friday and placed tight end Tory Humphrey (hamstring), punter Marquette King (toe) and safety Brandon Underwood (hip, groin) on the reserve-injured list to cut the roster...

2012 NFL Preview: NFC North

With just a couple short weeks until the opening kickoff of the 2012 NFL season, it’s finally time to make my official predictions, knowing full well they will be shot to pieces faster than Carson Palmer can throw 10 INT’s. Still, gotta fill the time somehow, right? In case you missed them, here are the divisions we’ve already previewed: AFC WestNFC WestAFC SouthNFC SouthAFC...

Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks Final Preseason Game Preview

As the Raiders travel to play the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night in their final preseason game, Oakland must avoid injuries and evaluate players for the final 53 man roster. With the final cuts coming Friday evening, this will be the last time the Raiders coaching staff and management will be able to see the bubble roster players. Starters are not expected to play much in this game...

Seahawks 21, Raiders 3

SEATTLE -- The Oakland Raiders' offense was stuffed all evening in a 21-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night at CenturyLink Field. The Raiders finished the preseason 1-3, and they were nearly shut out for a second time. Oakland's only points came on an Eddy Carmona 31-yard field goal in the final minute. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor started the second half for...

Raiders lose to Seahawks 21-3, so what?

The final game of the 2012 preseason is in the books for the Raiders, a sloppy, ugly loss to the Seattle Seahawks in which the Raiders gained a total of only 101 yards in the game.So what does the loss mean for the 2012 season?  Fortunately, not much.  This game was never about winning but about seeing who would step up and make a last push for the game.The Raiders depth was put...

Former NFL players face prison terms in ID fraud scheme

Former NFL players William Joseph and Michael Bennett face prison time after separately agreeing to deals with prosecutors and admitted guilt in the same scheme. Joseph faces a minimum prison sentence of two years for pleading guilty to theft of government money and aggravated identity theft in a scheme that also involved former Patriots practice squad player Louis Gachelin. ...

Camp Wars Episode 5: The Seahawks strike back

The last preseason game for the Oakland Raiders was on Thursday with most of the starters resting for the season opener against the San Diego Chargers, but this game is where the backups cement themselves for the season. Top points of significance from the game Raiders are starting to cement the D in Defense. Not [...]

Former Eagle Would Boost Secondary

The Eagles released veteran cornerback Joselio Hanson on Friday I haven’t seen many interesting players on the cut-down lists, but one name did intrigue me. The Eagles cut Joselio Hanson, an eight-year veteran who has been one of the most underrated slot corners in the NFL since 2006. Hanson just turned 31, but he’s still very quick. I watched him live a few weeks ago and came...
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