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Three thoughts sparked this item, all fairly obvious: * Raiders RB Darren McFadden is now headed towards his seventh consecutive missed game this Sunday vs. Detroit after going out early in the game against Kansas City on Oct. 23 with a foot sprain. (Thatâ€™s the game when Carson Palmer was...
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Oakland Raiders cornerback Chris Johnson was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list Saturday in the wake of a shooting that left his sister dead and his mother wounded.
The announcement from the team came after Johnson left the Raiders on Dec. 7 to be with his family in Fort Worth, Texas.
Johnson, who had an injury-plagued season in which he only started four games, returned...
Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden is expected to sit out Week 15â€™s game against the Detroit Lions.
McFadden has missed the last six games after suffering a Lisfranc injury in his right foot in Week 7. He has rushed for 614 yards and four touchdowns in seven games.
The Raiders have leaned on backup Michael Bush in the running game, getting 764 yards and seven touchdowns from Bush.
The Oakland Raiders have placed veteran cornerback Chris Johnson on the reserve/non-football illness list, the team announced Saturday.
After two straight losses, the Raiders know the future is now. Itâ€™s either win the remaining three games of the season or forget about the playoffs.
So, Wednesdayâ€™s practice, said head coach Hue Jackson, was â€śawesome,â€ť with a palpable feeling of â€śurgency and intensity.â€ť
The players felt it, too.
â€śWe have a chance to get to the playoffs,â€ť quarterback Carson Palmer...
This is for all the marbles, folks. If the Raiders lose this week, they can pretty much kiss their playoff hopes goodbye. The game within the game is of utmost importance. These two teams are very evenly matched. Both are also fighting to earn a playoff spot. It will not be about who wants it more but who can be the smartest team on Sunday.
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Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden is unlikely McFadden will play again this season, according to team sources.
It's been a wild ride this season for both the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions. Detroit started off 5-0 and has since lost five of their last eight. Oakland has been anything but consistent. Getting hot and cold and is currently on a two game losing streak. But this match up is a big one for both teams. The Lions are in the thick of an NFC Wildcard playoff race and the...
Time for you to predict Sunday's winner between the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders on MLive.com
It doesnâ€™t seem like all that long ago the lockout was in full effect and I took a step of faith to check in on all the teams the Lions on the Lions 2011 schedule. During that Q&A with Raiders blogger Chris Shellcroft of Just Blog Baby suggested that both the Lions and Raiders would be fighting for a playoff spot when time for the game finally arrived. Turns out he was right...
Ah, the Black Hole. The foreboding moniker of the Oakland Raiders' stadium and rabid, raucous and raunchy fan base certainly has earned its reputation.