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On a day when the Raiders honored Al Davis and scored one touchdown on a perfect fake field goal and another on a kick return to beat the Cleveland Browns 24-7, they took their most costly loss of the season.
Quarterback Jason Campbell suffered what initial reports indicate is a broken collarbone, meaning Campbell – having his best season as a pro – is likely done for the season.
Whether this means the 4-2 Raiders’ hopes for the AFC West championship are similarly done is now very much in the air.
Campbell, in his second season in Oakland after five disappointing seasons in Washington, was finally putting his game together in 2011.
Through the first five games of the season, Campbell had completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 1,118 yards and six TDs against four interceptions. For the first time in his career he had the luxury of being in the same system for a second straight season, and head coach Hue Jackson and his teammates all season had praised Campbell for his leadership an...
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Raider Nation has come together one last time to honor owner Al Davis.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Campbell was set to have surgery on his broken collarbone, Kyle Boller prepared to take over as the starting quarterback in Oakland and coach Hue Jackson was searching for another quarterback who can either supplant Boller or serve as a backup.
With Jason Campbell being injured and Terrelle Pryor being unprepared and Kyle Boller being, well, Kyle Boller, the Raiders need help at the quarterback position. They reportedly want to trade for Carson Palmer. The Broncos reportedly are willing to trade them a neckbearded Trojan Horse. But there’s a free-agency market, even if the shelves look…
ALAMEDA, CALIF. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from Cincinnati in a bold move to replace injured starter Jason Campbell.The teams made the deal Tuesday, one day after Campbell had surgery on his broken collarbone that will sideline him at least six weeks.The Bengals had been ...
From lighting an eternal flame to honor late owner Al Davis to the play on the field, it was truly a special day for the Oakland Raiders.
There are times for detailed scouting reports, discussions of matchups and hardcore breakdowns of the opposition when putting together previews of NFL games.
This is not one of those times. When the Jets take the field on Monday night, there is no need to delve into minutiae about the Dolphins because the game is going to come down to just one thing.
As the late Al Davis used to...