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Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden returned to the practice field Monday for the first time since suffering a mid-foot sprain more than a month ago.McFadden participated in light drills, and reportedly spent most of the session walking.It isn't clear when McFadden will return to full practice, and his status for this weekend's game against the Miami Dolphins is...
Sebastian Janikowski and Shane Lechler are the only remaining ties to the Oakland Raiders' last playoff run.
They used their big legs to send the Raiders into December alone in first place for the first time since those three division titles from 2000-02.
Janikowski kicked a team-record six field goals, Lechler had an 80-yard punt and neutralized ace returner Devin Hester,...
The Oakland Raiders were stumbling along at 4-4 three weeks ago, having lost two games in a row.
The Raiders had a new, rusty quarterback and an injured star running back and they’d been torched by two straight AFC West teams that hadn’t looked like top-echelon franchises before they stomped on the Raiders.
Clearly, the Raiders were at a crossroads.
Since then, however, the Raiders...
Johnny Knox had some great catches on Sunday in Oakland, one went for a touchdown and the other went for 81 yards.
Here’s the touchdown pass:
Here’s the 81-yard catch and run:
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Oakland Raiders wide
receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced without pain five days after a scary hit.
OAKLAND, Calif. — It’s not often argued that the Bears lost the special-teams battle, but there was no dispute after their 25-20 loss Sunday, not even from within their locker room. The Raiders owned the third phase. “They beat us on special teams,” returner Devin Hester said. “They overpowered...
Playing against a fill-in quarterback making his first career NFL start, the Oakland Raiders managed to win despite struggling to punch the ball into the end zone. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a team-record six field goals and the Raiders took advantage of three interceptions from Chicago's Caleb Hanie to beat the Bears 25-20 Sunday.
CHICAGO BEARS (7-3) at OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-4) Sunday, 4:05 P.M. ET, FOX, Direct TV (711), Sirius (Chi 135, Oak 86)
Why Watch To see if Caleb Hanie will be more successful for the Bears than Tyler Palko was for the Kansas City Chiefs under similar circumstances. Bears fans have not been entirely behind QB Jay Cutler, but hey, he's better than Rex Grossman and Chicago was on a...
Caleb Hanie threw for 254 yards and three interceptions in his first career start in place of Jay Cutler, and the Chicago Bears lost 25-20 to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday after a late rally ended with a whimper.