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After mandatory mini-camp concluded and the Oakland Raiders had six weeks off before training camp, general manager Reggie McKenzie said every position will be in competition during training camp and the preseason. The Raiders have one of the most exciting and explosive running backs in the NFL in Darren McFadden, but his inability to stay healthy in past seasons could create a void and the competition for the back-up role becomes even more important.
When the Raiders lost productive running back Michael Bush to the Chicago Bears in free agency, they made the move of trading offensive lineman Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panther for Mike Goodson. With Carolina, Goodson was behind both DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart on the depth chart, but when his number was called due to injuries to both players, he answered starting three games with 452 rushing yards and making 40 receptions in 2010. Now as a member of the Raiders, Goodson loves the chance to compete.
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Juron Criner didn’t fit the typical Oakland Raiders receiver core when he ran a 4.68 40-yard dash. The Raiders are used to speed. Denarius Moore, Jacoby Ford and Darrius Heyward-Bey are by far one of the fastest receiving groups in the NFL. As a fifth-round pick for the Raiders they weren’t losing much by taking a chance on Criner, but [...]
Early Saturday morning this past April 7th, a California Highway Patrolman saw a 2012 Range Rover driving east from San Francisco on the Bay Bridge. The patrolman says that he observed the vehicle driving just over the posted speed limit, and weaving in it’s lane. The officer pulled the vehicle over, as he has done [...]
When the Oakland Raiders begin training camp on July 30th, there will be, at most, two spots open for fullbacks. When Marcel Reece signed his tender to stay with the team for at least this season, he assured himself a roster spot. That will leave possibly one more spot available for a fullback when the Raiders begin the regular season.
For the last two seasons, Reece has...
It’s been tough for Oakland Raiders’ fans in the past when they played fantasy football. Any fan wants to have players from their own team, but for Raiders’ fans there hasn’t been many solid and consistent fantasy threats on the team. Last year there were a lot of Raiders that had big games on occasion, [...]
Oakland Raiders rookie defensive end Jack Crawford didn’t appear to stand out during minicamp or OTAs last month.
The fifth-round pick (158th overall) is considered a project player with limited experience in the eyes of many, having started football as a junior in high school after moving from the U.K. to the U.S.
Crawford looks to contribute from the get-go though in his first...
After mandatory mini-camp concluded and the Oakland Raiders had six weeks off before training camp, general manager Reggie McKenzie said every position will be in competition during training camp and the preseason. The Raiders have one of the most exciting and explosive running backs in the NFL in Darren McFadden, but his inability to stay healthy in past seasons could create...
Hey RaiderNation. Welcome back to Old Timer’s top ten Raider games of all time. Part 2 will continue the countdown starting with number 5. If you didn’t get a chance to read part 1, then here is a link: http://silverandblackdaily.com/2012/06/20/old-timers-top-ten-oakland-raider-games-of-all-time-part-1/ 5. Blowout against Denver. Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos, October...
Although he has been battling a shoulder injury that has kept him out of action during the entire offseason, Oakland Raiders center Stefen Wisniewski should be ready for training camp and preseason action. He will be shifting from guard, where he played last season, to center for the Raiders in 2012. When the Raiders begin training camp on July 30th, a few players will be...
At this time last year, the league was still embroiled in the all encompassing lockout. The lockout ended July 25th, 2011 with the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the league and the players union.Much of the new CBA was the same as the previous agreement but there were some distinct differences, as well. One substantial change was the introduction and agreement...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders are still interested in free agent running back Cedric Benson.
“They’re still interested in signing Cedric Benson. Cedric Benson is still on the Raiders’ radar,” said Schefter, per Evan Silva.
Not sure what the Raiders are waiting for. They just might be unwilling to pay Benson whatever he’s asking for.
In his ESPN history, NFL Countdown analyst Chris Berman will be the play by play announcer for the second part of the season opener double header of Monday Night Football.
The Chargers will be facing their sworn enemies, the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 10.
Trent Dilfer will also be accompanying Berman in the booth.
The general reaction around the Twittersphere...