Found December 28, 2011 on
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford and safety Michael Huff both practiced Wednesday, which coach Hue Jackson hopes is a sign that both will be ready to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.

Raiders get boost with Ford's return to practice

The Oakland Raiders got a big boost for their offense heading into their must-win season finale when big-play receiver Jacoby Ford practiced for the first time in more than a month. Ford practiced on a limited basis Wednesday for the first time since spraining his left foot on Nov. 10 at San Diego and the Raiders (8-7) hope he can play Sunday against the Chargers. Oakland needs...

Raiders to finish healthiest they've been nearly all season

The Raiders have been banged up all season long. It probably seems like they haven't managed to field an entire starting unit all season long. And it would seem that way because it is true. But come Sunday, the Raiders will be fielding as close to the team they intended as they have since the first game of the season. This may not seem to be the case considering the fact that...

Ford's return to practice could mean big-play boost

ALAMEDA – The Raiders got a big boost for their offense heading into their must-win regular-season finale when big-play wide receiver Jacoby Ford practiced for the first time in more than a month Wednesday. Tony Avelar Associated Press file, 2010 The Raiders hope Jacoby Ford can return to the form he showed on this 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Indianapolis...

Raiders Hope the 'Good' Palmer Shows up Sunday

Since being acquired in October, Carson Palmer has shown flashes of brilliance offset by moments of mediocrity. Since Palmer became the starter at quarterback on Nov. 6 – following the season-ending injury to Jason Campbell – the Raiders are 4-4 and he’s thrown 11 touchdown passes vs. 12 interceptions. Some games he’s looked like the game-changing QB head coach Hue Jackson...

Raiders close in on penalty records

The fine jar in the defensive meeting room fills up with bills, suggestions pour in from fans and coach Hue Jackson's voice gets hoarse from yelling. Despite plenty of effort to cure the Oakland Raiders age-old penalty problem, this year's team is on pace to shatter the NFL record for penalties and yards penalized in a season. The Raiders (8-7) head into their must-win...

Palmer trade boils down to Sunday

The Raiders' game Sunday against the San Diego Chargers not only represents a chance to be in the playoffs, but serves as a referendum on the Carson Palmer deal. "That's why we made the trade, to have this opportunity," Raiders coach Hue Jackson said Wednesday. "If not, then why do it? It's about winning." On Oct. 18, two days after starting quarterback...

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