Found July 22, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
The buzz this offseason on defense is the concept of the Oakland Raiders becoming a 3-4 defense this year, but do the Raiders have all the pieces to be a 3-4 defense right now? The 3-4 defense for casual football fans just means having three defensive linemen with four linebackers as opposed to the 4-3 [...]

Oakland Raiders: Team Officially Announces Louis Murphy Trade

The Oakland Raiders have officially announced that they have traded Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers.  The transaction, which was first reported this morning by Yahoo’s Jason Cole via Twitter, sends Oakland’s top wide receiver in 2009 and 2010 to the NFC South in exchange for a “conditional draft pick.”  Neither team has disclosed the [...]

Criner and Ausberry key to Raiders pass offense

The Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer should have a strong camp to gel with his new receivers but most importantly to gel with Juron Criner at WR and David Ausberry at TE. Speed receivers have always been a hallmark of the Oakland Raiders over the years with Dokie Williams, Cliff Branch and current Oakland Raider [...]

Raiders’ Matt Shaughnessy poised for breakout season in 2012

When Matt Shaughnessy was selected in the 3rd round of the 2009 NFL draft and all of the draft experts labeled him another developmental draft prospect who was drafted too high, he proved all of those experts to be wrong. In his first three seasons as an Oakland Raider, Matt Shaughnessy has recorded 92 tackles, 12 sacks, [...]

With new contract signed, Oakland Raiders' Tyvon Branch focused on winning

Tyvon Branch knew he would be a part of the Oakland Raiders during the 2012 season when he signed his franchise tag tender in May. Now with a new four year deal signed, he will be a member of the Raiders and is focused on winning. “I hoped that a deal would get done,” Branch said. “I love playing for the Raiders. It’s a great organization; I think we’re taking steps...

Raiders DE Richard Seymour Ranks No. 99 in New NFL Top 100 Player Rankings

Richard Seymour, 32, is an experienced, versatile veteran leader for the Oakland Raiders. In 11 seasons, he’s racked up a total of 481 tackles, four forced fumbles, two interceptions, 32 pass deflections and 54.5 sacks. Coming off a less-than-stellar 2011 campaign with 29 tackles, 6.0 sacks and three passes defensed in 16 games (15 starts), Seymour just cracks’s...

Louis Murphy Shipped To Carolina

Wide receiver Louis Murphy has been traded from Oakland to Carolina. Further details were not disclosed, but it is believed the Raiders will receive a late-round draft pick in the swap. Fantasy Spin: While Murphy leaves a crowded receiving corps in Oakland, he isnt likely going to push Brandon LaFell for the No. 2 role opposite stud Steve Smith, and we dont see him registering much...

Darrius Heyward-Bey Reverses Course, Pleads No Contest

“After investigating all the procedures and all the chain of events it appears not everything was done according to the rule of law, and there may be some questions that need to go before a jury.” This was a statement from Ivan Golde, Darrius Heyward-Bey’s attorney, just under a month ago after a pre-trial hearing [...]

Panthers get WR Louis Murphy from Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers for an undisclosed conditional draft choice. The team announced the trade on Monday, just days before the start of training camp. Murphy made an immediate impact as Oakland's fourth-round pick in 2009, catching 75 passes for 1,130 yards and six touchdowns in his first...

Louis Murphy reportedly traded to the Panthers

Getty Images According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the Oakland Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers. The Raiders are loaded with young talent at the receiver position and Murphy didn’t have a great year in 2011 after only recording 15 receptions for 241 yards. We don’t know what the Raiders have received in compensation just yet.  I would...

Oakland WR Louis Murphy Traded To The Carolina Panthers

FINALLY!!!!!!!! This is such a bias article to produce my own agenda but hey its still sports news. I don’t know who spoke some sense into my Panthers, but we are finally filling out our WR spots. Yahoo Sports reports that Louis Murphy has been traded to the Panther but details of the trade have not been disclosed. With three seasons with the Raiders, Murphy caught 90 balls...

Reports: Raiders deal WR Murphy to Panthers

The Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Panthers in the second trade between the teams in four months, according to multiple reports. What Oakland received in return wasn't immediately known. Murphy has 90 career receptions for 1,371 yards and six touchdowns in three seasons since being a fourth-round pick out of Florida. However, he posted career lows of...

Jerry Rice caught on camera doing the Dougie posted a video via of former Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice doing the Dougie at the Harrah’s Tahoe American Century Golf Championship after party. Check out the video below. Rice comes into the picture at the 1:15 mark.

Raiders deal WR Murphy to Panthers

The Raiders traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Panthers for an undisclosed conditional draft pick. Murphy has 90 career receptions for 1,371 yards and six touchdowns in three seasons since being a fourth-round pick out of Florida. However, he posted career lows of 15 catches for 241 yards and no touchdowns in 11 games last season. Whether Murphy's roster spot would...

Heyward-Bey pleads no contest to DUI charge

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey pleaded no contest on Monday to a misdemeanor DUI charge that resulted from an arrest in April, the Contra Costa Times reported. Heyward-Bey was stopped by police around 2 a.m. on April 7 while returning from a nightclub, his attorney, Ivan Golde, told the newspaper. The California Highway Patrol said a chemical test administered...
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