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While the outcome of the 2012 NFL season cannot be predicted, certain divisions will be heavily favored to excel in the postseason and other divisions will limp in and be labeled as having no chance.
The top-dogs from last year— Packers, Patriots, 49ers, Ravens, Saints, and Steelers— will remain the favorites once again. (The Giants are not included because they finished the regular season 9-7). Even the Texans, as I mentioned in a previous column, are capable of becoming a perennial powerhouse.
The AFC West, however, is the lone division in its conference that cannot be included on this list of projected playoff potential. The Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, and Kansas City Chiefs all enter the season with anxiety and uncertainty, with the same being true for Denver despite the fact that the Broncos won a playoff game last year and recently acquired star quarterback Peyton Manning.
For Raiders' fans, there is a fear of the unknown in starting the season with a new and i...
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The reward for penance is redemption. Rolando McClain, the former University of Alabama product is now making headlines, good ones, but it wasn't always like that. McClain was arrested by Decatur police on December 1, 2011 and charged with third-degree assault, menacing, reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm inside the city limits, for a shooting incident that occurred...
I’m this years Denarius Moore Juan…
Last season Raiders rookie Denarius Moore was the darling of training camp and became a potential fantasy start. He shined here and there, but hamstring issues kept him from really breaking out. I have been a proponent of Moore all Summer, but his hamstring issues are becoming bothersome. Not to mention that Jacoby Ford could potentially miss...
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Leinart and wide receiver Jacoby Ford were both injured during the team's exhibition loss at the Arizona Cardinals on Friday. Leinart, a former Cardinal, was heavily booed by the crowd when he entered the game. The left-hander completed five of eight passes for 66 yards before leaving the game with a cut on his right index finger. NBC Sports...
On a day dominated by DVD gaffes, Goodson fumbles and sketchy special teams play; there was a silver and black lining. SilverandBlackDaily.com viewed the game with the Phoenix Raider nation. We discovered a fan base as numerous and intense as the desert heat. As the photo gallery will attest, it was an event reminiscent of [...]
If it ain't broke, then don't try to fix it.
Hawaiian Airlines has once again been named as the official charter airline of the NFL's Oakland Raiders, according to a press release distributed last week. It is the airline's 13th consecutive season as the Raiders charter airline.
Under the agreement, the Raiders will fly all Raiders personnel to their various locations...
Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl punter Shane Lechler was activated from the non-football injury list. Lechler returned to practice Monday. Lechler underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee prior to training camp. Source: Scout.com Attached Thumbnails
Via: A 30-year-old man was shot in the face during an altercation in a parking lot near University of Phoenix Stadium Friday night while the Arizona Cardinals took on the Oakland Raiders. Glendale police say the incident occurred around 9:30 in the ‘purple’ parking lot near the Hampton Inn. Officer Tracey Breeden with said the incident began as an argument between football fans...
Bears backup running back Michael Bush, signed this offseason after spending his first four years with the Oakland Raiders, is adjusting to both a new locker room and a new playbook.
Preseason football is comprised of exhibition games, a series of friendlies, if you will, between two teams gearing up before it starts counting for real.
However, there was nothing at all friendly about what occurred in Arizona just hours ago.
According to ABC15.com, a man was shot in the face during the third quarter of Friday night's game between the Raiders and Cardinals...
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly criticized Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb after the two teams met in an exhibition game in Glendale, Ariz., on Friday. "He is skittish," Kelly told reporters. "He is scared back there." Kolb completed 3 of 6 passes for 22 yards and was sacked three times, including one in his own end zone by Kelly. ...
Kevin Kolb’s preseason struggles continued on Friday night against the Raiders, and the Cardinals quarterback even had to respond to accusations that he’s playing “scared.”
Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly ran off the field after tackling Kolb in the second quarter and said, “That boy’s scared,” according to Pro Football Talk.
Kelly elaborated after the game. ...
During last night’s Cardinals – Raiders preseason game, Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly yelled out during the game that Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is scared.
Kelly had more to say about Kolb after the game.
“He is skittish. He is scared back there,” Kelly said, via the Associated Press. “Anytime anybody gets close to him he starts looking at the refs. ...
The Oakland Raiders starting group struggled for the majority of the game against the Arizona Cardinals and injuries in addition to lack of depth are the Achilles heel of this Raiders football team. The number one issue during the game was the play of the offensive line as I previously wrote needed to improve in [...]
Under the friday night lights, the Oakland Raiders hit the University of Phoenix field to battle against Arizona. After going scoreless versus the Cowboys on Monday night, the Silver & Black were looking to put up its first points of 2012 as the NFL pre-season reaches week 2. Players who did not suit up for [...]
Jacoby Ford went down in the first half of the Oakland Raiders game vs. Arizona. He caught a 9 yard pass from Carson Palmer and got up very gingerly. He limped off the field and at first refused the help of the trainers. He looked to be very frustrated, which usually means the player knows [...]