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NFL Injury Report:
The Oakland Raiders handed the Washington Redskins their first win yesterday. To add injury to insult, the Raiders had to watch a pair of running backs exit the game. Darren McFadden left with a hamstring injury, while Marcel Reece suffered a knee injury, according to Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.McFadden sustained his hamstring injury in the first half. He was initially ruled questionable to return, but the team later confirmed that he would be out for the remainder of the contest.Reece, the team’s Pro Bowl full back, also suffered an injury, as he was forced to leave the game with a knee ailment. By the time the second half rolled around, Reece joined McFadden on the sidelines. The street clothes they each sported indicated neither would be returning.Rashad Jennings replaced McFadden as the Raiders’ primary running back. Oakland was already without quarterback Terrelle Pryor, meaning the team was without their entire starting backfield for the second half of the game.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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What could have been a plus matchup for the Raiders ended up being a nightmare of a home game. A frustrating loss to the previously 0-3 Redskins, coupled with injuries to a lot of key players, made for a pretty unenjoyable Sunday for Raiders fans. Let’s look over what went wrong on this fateful Sunday.
1. Matt Flynn cannot start anymore.
I personally caught myself screaming...
How did Matt Flynn get a $20 million contract? Flynn has no pocket awareness and reads a defense as if they were playing with braille. QB Terrelle Pryor's job security skyrocketed in the wake of Flynn's performance.
Raiders coach Dennis Allen went back and forth on whether to play Terrelle Pryor against Washington until finally reaching a decision the night before Sunday's game.
Allen said he chose to err on the side of "extreme caution" in defending his decision Sunday after a 24-14 loss at O.co Coliseum.
"We were actually at a point where we were ready to go with Terrelle...
After today’s loss to the Redskins, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told the media that he expects Terrelle Pryor to be ready to play next week.
Allen said team wanted to exercise extreme caution with Pryor, so held him out. Feels good about him playing next week, per Jim Trotter of SI.com.
While the Redskins played a good game and earned a tough road win, the Raiders might...
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn will start Sunday against the Washington Redskins a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Terrelle Pryor who had started the first three weeks had been listed as questionable due to a concussion suffered Monday night.
Pryor who is the Raiders' leading rusher through three games with 198 yards passed his final concussion protocol...
Offense:With Pryor out, the Raiders were in for a long day. Even the strongest Matt Flynn supporters did their best disappearing act after Flynn struggled so much. He holds onto the ball way too long and stared down his receivers all day. Matt Flynn is not a starting NFL quarterback. The offensive line struggled to block with Flynn at quarterback. They gave up seven sacks...
The Chicago Bears (3-1) are looking to improve their situation at the punter position following a rough performance by Adam Podlesh in the team’s 40-32 loss to the Detroit Lions (3-1). Podlesh, 30, averaged 28.8 yards on his five punts on Sunday and helped gift Detroit with great field position when he hit a line drive right to Lions returner Michael Spurlock, who took off for...
This week the Oakland Raiders had injuries to two important pieces of their offense in both Darren McFadden and Marcel Reece. While the Raiders have struggled on offense the two backs were doing a pretty good job at moving the sticks. Well the Raiders brought in a solid player today who could play a vital […]
The playoffs in Major League Baseball will be starting this week and one NFL team is already impacted. According to the Oakland Raiders official team site, the Raiders have moved the kickoff of their game back seven hours in order to accommodate the conversion from a baseball stadium on Saturday while the A’s host a game to a football stadium on Sunday.
From the Raiders official...
Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor had a setback Saturday night with a return of concussion symptoms and that's why he won't play on Sunday, according to Jay Glazer.Fantasy Spin:Matt Flynn will get the start with Matt McGloin as the backup. If all goes well, Pryor should be back for next Sunday's game against the Chargers.
With the news that Vince Wilfork is most likely done for the season with an Achilles injury, it was only a matter of time before someone would contact free agent, and former Patriot standout, Richard Seymour to gauge his interest in a possible return to New England.
Seymour's response? Short, per Ron Borges of the Boston Herald:
When asked if he'd come back...
We reported last night that Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been cleared and will start against the Redskins.
It looks like things have changed.
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, even though Pryor has been cleared, Matt Flynn will start.
Despite T Pryor being cleared, Raiders players were told in team mtg last night that Matt Flynn, NOT Pryor, starts today. Details...
Reached this morning at his home outside of Atlanta former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour indicated that he was not considering a return to New England in the wake of Vince Wilfork's season-ending Achilles injury.
When asked if he'd come back to the Patriots where he was part of all three Super Bowl championship teams Seymour chuckled responding ...
The Raiders didn’t have their starting quarterback and lost their star running back early in the second half.
And the Redskins still struggled to pull out a victory at O.co Coliseum. But Robert Griffin III and Co. made just enough plays in the second half to escape with a 24-14 victory and breathe life back into their season.
At 1-3 the Redskins still have much work to do. But...
This weekend's game between the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders has been moved to a night game because of the baseball playoffs.