Found November 20, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
PLAYERS: Lamar Mady
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
Today the Oakland Raiders found a Diamond in Ricky Lumpkin.  Lumpkin is a massive defensive tackle from the University of Kentucky.  Lumpkin signed on the Oakland Raiders practice squad today after being injured for the past several weeks. Lumpkin was an undrafted free agent that signed with the Arizona Cardinals.  The best way to remember […]

Rashad Jennings may have earned a starting role in Oakland, permanently

When Rashad Jennings was brought to Oakland this offseason it was a good bet that the RB would get a substantial number of touches playing behind the injury prone Darren McFadden. Jennings has gotten touches with McFadden injured as expected, but the level of production that Jennings has exhibited can not be described as expected. Jennings has accumulated 57 carries at an average...

Dennis Allen says rookie QB Matt McGloin 'earned the right to get another opportunity to start'

Undrafted free agent Matt McGloin career advanced another step Wednesday when Raiders coach Dennis Allen named him the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

Raiders name Matt McGloin their starter for this week

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen has named Matt McGloin their starter this week. McGloin will start, Dennis Allen says. — Jerry McDonald (@Jerrymcd) November 20, 2013 McGloin took the first-team snaps in practice today,  so this isn’t much of a surprise.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders name Matt McGloin their starter...

Matt McGloin will be in the “discussion” to start this week

After an impressive game this past Sunday,  Raiders head coach Dennis Allen made it clear on Monday that quarterback Matt McGloin might start this week against the Titans. "He's certainly earned the right to be in the discussion." – #Raiders coach Dennis Allen, on if McGloin will start this weekend vs #Titans — Paul Gutierrez (@PGutierrezESPN) November 18, 2013...

Raiders place D.J. Hayden on injured reserve

The Oakland Raiders have placed rooke cornerback D.J. Hayden on season ending injured reserve. #Raiders place rookie CB D.J. Hayden on season-ending injured reserve list. He has been bothered by a groin injury. — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) November 20, 2013 D.J. Hayden suffered his injury in practice two weeks ago. He missed the past two games. Now he's done for the season...

Raiders' Moore misses second straight practice

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Matt McGloin could be without his top receiver when he makes his second NFL start Sunday against Tennessee. Denarius Moore missed his second straight day of practice with a shoulder injury he suffered during last week's win over Houston. If he's unable to go, it would weaken an already thin receiving corps. Only two of Oakland's wide...

Raiders Place First-Round Pick CB D.J. Hayden On Season-Ending IR

Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times reports that the Raiders are placing first-round pick CB D.J. Hayden on season-ending injured reserve list with a groin injury. Hayden suffered the injury during practice a few weeks ago, which forced him to miss the team’s last two games. HC Dennis Allen recently mentioned that he expected Hayden to be out “a while,” so it’s really...

Matt McGloin takes first-team reps in Oakalnd

While we still don’t know who the Raiders starting quarterback will be this week,  Matt McGloin did take the first-team reps. Terrelle Pryor back at practice, although mcGloin still took the limited first-team reps we can see during open period. #Raiders — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) November 20, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Matt McGloin...

Former Bengals, Raiders Linebacker Thomas Howard Dies

Former Cincinnati Bengal and Oakland Raider linebacker Thomas Howard was one of two men killed in a car crash yesterday morning. Howard was traveling north when he lost control of his BMW and hit the back of a semi. The car then crossed into the southbound lane and landed on two other cars. The driver of one of those cars, 64-year-old Zeng Long Liu, was killed in the accident as...

Raiders Could Be Sticking With Matt McGloin At QB In Week 12

Scott Bair of CSN California reports that QB Matt McGloin took all of the first-team reps during the session available to the press on Wednesday, despite Terrelle Pryor being back at practice. Ian Rapoport adds that McGloin has the “inside track to start” on Sunday. Raiders HC Dennis Allen mentioned Monday that McGloin has “certainly earned the right to be in the discussion”...

Matt McGloin is the Right Move for the Raiders

Nobody could have expected undrafted rookie Matt McGloin’s first NFL start to spark a quarterback controversy – but that’s exactly what it did. McGloin exceeded expectations, throwing 3 touchdowns and no interceptions as the Raiders offense looked potent for the first time in weeks. Furthermore, he did it against a formidable defense. Certainly, one start is hardly enough...

Burris is Back!

Miles Burris, last year’s rookie sensation at MLB/ILB for the Raiders, has finally shown enough in practice to be brought up to the active roster. He was activated yesterday by the Raiders and will presumably see the field at some point in the next few weeks. To clear a roster spot, the Raiders waived Martez Wilson, signed after he was waived from the Saints. With all of the talent...

Denarius Moore Not Practicing Thursday

Raiders receiver Denarius Moore (shoulder) missed another practice on Thursday.Fantasy Spin:He has 569 yards and five scores on 37 catches this season and will be a WR3 in Week 12 against the Titans if he's healthy. If he doesn't play Oakland QB Matt McGloin will be extremely limited in his receiver options.

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 25

Christopher Hansen and Taylor Armosino discuss the Raiders’ 28-23 victory over Houston, the ever-changing QB situation and Oakland’s playoff outlook or other podcast clients:

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Oakland Edition

The Texans blew another halftime lead this week in losing to the Oakland Raiders 28-23. They have now lost eight games in a row after starting the season 2-0. This season is officially a lost cause.   The Good: Keshawn Martin may have had his best game as a Texan. He returned a punt for a touchdown and also contributed in the receiving game. Randy Bullock also had a good game, making...
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