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The Oakland Raiders will get a welcome addition back at practice Wednesday when cornerback Ron Bartell suits up for the first time since suffering a fractured scapula in his shoulder. Oakland placed Bartell on the reserve/injured list September 15th and this is the first week he is eligible to practice.
“He will practice Wednesday, yeah,” Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said. “At least that’s the anticipation as of today."”””
Bartell will not be eligible to play for another two weeks, but coming back to practice is a huge step forward. The Raiders brought him in to be the starting cornerback this offseason and he played well against the San Diego Chargers in week one before the injury. With the two week waiting period, Bartell will be able to ease back into football activities, but it seems like the shoulder injury is healed.
“No limitations that I’m really aware of,” Allen said of Bartell's injury.“ We’ll get him out there. The only limitation I see is just his ph
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On Sunday, the Oakland Raiders will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with both teams coming off wins. Tampa Bay will make the long cross country trip to Oakland, but last played on Thursday so should be well rested. The Raiders defense will need to be prepared for a Buccaneers offense that has found balance this season.
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The Oakland Raiders feel at home inside the Arrowhead Stadium. For the sixth straight game, the Silver & Black went to Kansas City and came back with a win over the Chiefs. It didn’t take a game-winning field goal by Sebastian Janikowski like the last time these two rivals met though, as the Raiders were able to build a comfortable [...]
Sebastian Janikowski was just awarded the AFC special teams player of the month award for the third time in the last four months. “SeaBass” finished the month of October converting 10-11 field goal attempts with the only miss being a 64 yard attempt against the Jaguars. He ended up sealing that game up with a field goal in overtime. Janikowski [...]
When the Raiders signed a former undrafted free agent named Willie Smith it seemed like he was going to be another camp body – someone to provide competition and to spread out the many reps that everyone gets in training camp but not someone who was likely to make the team.
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It’s good to see a couple of Raiders come together to rob a California pizza shop.
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The Ceres Police Department said surveillance video recorded Monday night shows the two...
Last week: 29 (+2)
After unimpressive wins over the crappy Jaguars and Chiefs, the Raiders are now 3-4 and somehow right in the thick of the playoff race. However, I’m still not sold on this team just because they beat some crappy teams. They schedule gets tougher going forward as they host Tampa Bay, go to Baltimore, host New Orleans, go to Cincinnati, host Cleveland...
Former NFL Fullback Lorenzo Neal joins Fox Sports Tonight to recap the Monday Night Football game and give his opinion on who the NFL MVP would be at this point of the season.
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Even worse is that the center's (Mitch Morris) team, Garden City, lost the Kansas high school game to Dodge City by the score of 24-20. The thought that you wouldn't have lost a game had you not SNAPPED A PICK-SIX can't be a good feeling.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) at Oakland Raiders (3-4)
After unimpressive wins over the Jaguars and Chiefs, the Raiders now sit at 3-4 and are somehow in the AFC playoff mix. However, they still aren’t very good. They have a point differential of -42. They got blown out in Oakland and in Miami and they weren’t impressive in either of their last 2 wins against crappy teams. They...
DOMINANCE! That is what happened last Sunday in Kansas City. If it could only be that easy every week, Raider Nation! Enjoy the Victory! Impressive. MOST IMPRESSIVE!
I don't really care if it was ugly, scrappy, or difficult to watch. I also don't give a Death Star damn what type of team they were labeled as before the win by our beloved, Oakland Raiders.