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Gonna take some time to heal Juan…
Ryan Mathews says there is ‘no doubt’ that he will play week 1 against the Oakland Raiders. Well, I have doubts. It’s good to hear a player have confidence and that he may ‘ahead of schedule’ on his rehab, but as Norv Turner said “Ryan is NOT a Doctor.” I have laid out my draft plan for Mathews and still think he can provide good value in the late 2nd/early 3rd. There are very few RBs that will have an opportunity to touch the ball 20 times a game and have the juice that this guy has, he just needs to stay out of the freaking trainers room. I’m not counting on a week 1 return, but more like a week 3 return. I am perfectly OK with that as I know the fantasy season is not won or lost in the first 2 weeks of the season.
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Jacoby Ford went down in the first half of the Oakland Raiders game vs. Arizona. He caught a 9 yard pass from Carson Palmer and got up very gingerly. He limped off the field and at first refused the help of the trainers. He looked to be very frustrated, which usually means the player knows [...]
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Leinart and wide receiver Jacoby Ford were both injured during the team's exhibition loss at the Arizona Cardinals on Friday. Leinart, a former Cardinal, was heavily booed by the crowd when he entered the game. The left-hander completed five of eight passes for 66 yards before leaving the game with a cut on his right index finger. NBC Sports...
After only three days of rest since their 2012 debut against Dallas, the Oakland Raiders are ready to step onto the field again tomorrow at 7 P.M. (PDT) to face the Cardinals in Arizona. Even though it is still pre-season, it will be a very valuable game for several players who are looking to get [...]
Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly believes that the Raiders defense isn’t the same one that finished 2011. The Oakland defense was 29th in the NFL in yards allowed and 31st in giving up touchdowns. New Head Coach Dennis Allen is installing a new system and Kelly likes what he has seen so far.
“To me, the biggest change is probably Dennis Allen and defensive coordinator Jason Tarver...
As he makes the rounds trying to catch on with another NFL team, WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh has stepped up to vouch for the character of his former Bengals teammates Chad Johnson.
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Under the friday night lights, the Oakland Raiders hit the University of Phoenix field to battle against Arizona. After going scoreless versus the Cowboys on Monday night, the Silver & Black were looking to put up its first points of 2012 as the NFL pre-season reaches week 2. Players who did not suit up for [...]
It was bad enough for Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb that Oakland's Tommy Kelly sacked him in the end zone for a safety.
What the Raiders defensive end had to say about Kolb after Oakland's 31-27 loss to the Cardinals Friday night probably hurt much worse.
''He is skittish. He is scared back there,'' Kelly said. ''Anytime anybody gets close to him...
Preseason football is comprised of exhibition games, a series of friendlies, if you will, between two teams gearing up before it starts counting for real.
However, there was nothing at all friendly about what occurred in Arizona just hours ago.
According to ABC15.com, a man was shot in the face during the third quarter of Friday night's game between the Raiders and Cardinals...
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly criticized Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb after the two teams met in an exhibition game in Glendale, Ariz., on Friday. "He is skittish," Kelly told reporters. "He is scared back there." Kolb completed 3 of 6 passes for 22 yards and was sacked three times, including one in his own end zone by Kelly. ...
During last night’s Cardinals – Raiders preseason game, Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly yelled out during the game that Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is scared.
Kelly had more to say about Kolb after the game.
“He is skittish. He is scared back there,” Kelly said, via the Associated Press. “Anytime anybody gets close to him he starts looking at the refs. ...
The Oakland Raiders starting group struggled for the majority of the game against the Arizona Cardinals and injuries in addition to lack of depth are the Achilles heel of this Raiders football team. The number one issue during the game was the play of the offensive line as I previously wrote needed to improve in [...]
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