Found August 20, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Coming into this Raiders training camp, the expectation was that Denarius Moore would assume the top receiver role and be the leader that the coaches, his teammates and fans would like him to be. Instead, there has just been more of the same inconsistency that’s plagued him in his two years as a pro. So, as is all the rage with Raiders offensive players the last couple days, somebody called him out on it. And that person is offensive coordinator Greg Olson: Well a lot of it is going to be on Denarius. To me, it’s that whole character issue, becoming a self-starter, becoming a self-motivated person, and a lot of that comes with maturity. I think he’d be the first guy to say we’re constantly on top of him and it’s hard to give someone like that any base, so we just coach him up, but I think he’s becoming a more mature player and more mature person, so I think that’s going to help as well. A lot of players will tell you, if they’re fortunate enough to stay in the league for any length ...

Oakland Raiders OC Calls Out Denarius Moore

With a change at the quarterback position and the departure of Darrius Heyward-Bey to Indianapolis, many around the league expected Oakland Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore to assume a bigger role and be the true #1 option. Coming off a season in which he caught 7 touchdowns with 741 yards, it seemed only  natural for the young wideout to continue to improve. Not everyone has...

Raiders claim LB Chase Thomas

The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that they have claimed former Saints rookie LB Chase Thomas off of waivers. The Oakland Raiders have claimed LB Chase Thomas via waivers, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Tuesday.- August 20th  Thomas played under Raiders DC Jason Tarver at Stanford. While at Stanford Thomas recorded 229 tackles, 50.5 for loss, 27.5 sacks...

The best camp battle has to be in Oakland, the battle of the PUNTERS

The Oakland Raiders let long tenured punter Shane Lechler leave, without really extending an offer to him.  They let him leave because they had a kid on the injured reserve from last year named Marquette King.  Marquette is a big kid, that looks like a wide receiver.  King is a guy you would not want […]

Jon Gruden does a Hooters commercial (Video)

It’s pretty funny thta former NFL head coach and current ESPN Monday Night Football broadcaster Jon Gruden decided to do a Hooters commercial. h/t Terez Owens   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jon Gruden does a Hooters commercial (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Terrelle Pryor switching jersey number to dubious No. 2

Terrelle Pryor has switched his jersey number to No. 2 for the Raiders, and to explain this curious change, one can only assume that Pryor falls into one of the following categories: 1. He is not superstitious. 2. He is crazy. Either way, Pryor, who had been No. 6 the last two years, is still associating himself with some rather dubious and unflattering company by embracing the...

Terrelle Pryor: Take A Flier

Very few fantasy relevant storylines fly below the radar this time of year.  Those “sleepers” that you’ve known about for months have made their way into the mainstream with big preseason performances. Every semi-competitive owner in your league is aware of the latest injury news, and which players stand to benefit most as a result.  To unearth a true sleeper this close to...

Why the Raiders failed to convert 4th & inches versus the Saints

One of the pivotal plays in the Saints first-teams drubbing the Raiders top players was Oakland’s inability to convert a first down on 4th & inches. I was curious what had happened in this play as it was such a poor display of how to run the football and the results surprised me. I had initially thought that the offensive line had no push and had allowed multiple defenders...

Umemployed Matt Leinart Seems To Be Lonely

  What is unemployed Matt Leinart up to these days without work in the NFL? It seems he’s just hacking around Manhattan Beach…

Stewart-Haas Racing may be dynasty

Three Bad Boys and a Little Lady? How about the Oakland Raiders of NASCAR? Whatever moniker is concocted for Stewart-Haas Racing should Kurt Busch accept the team's pending offer, it's certain that in no time you'll be calling the organization "winners". Stewart-Haas Racing has the potential to be only the second organization with two Sprint Cup champions...

Raiders sign Tony Hills to help offensive line

Let me just start by saying the Raiders offensive line is awful, especially with Jared Veldheer out for at least eight games, and nothing they can do this close to the season, aside from convincing the league to legalize holding, will be able to improve it. That said, welcome to the team, Tony Hills! The Raiders needed to bolster their corps of tackles and signed Hills to a contract...

Keys to the Game for Raiders vs Bears, Pre-season week 3

The Raiders face the Chicago Bears in week 3 of the 2013 Pre-season. Here are some of the top keys for the Raiders to feel like the week was a success, no matter the final score: 1. O-line improvement: The offensive line has been just that, offensive, for the first two weeks of the pre-season. The Raiders haven’t been able to run nor has pass protection been in any way reassuring...
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