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Matt Schaub continues to sit out, Sio Moore returned to practice

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub missed a third straight practice on Tuesday as he continues to deal with tendinitis in his elbow. Matt Schaub sitting out practice for the 3rd straight day with "elbow soreness" #Raiders — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 26, 2014 Some good news is that linebacker Sio Moore returned to the field after suffering a strained neck against...
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Was acquiring QB Matt Schaub a mistake?

Raiders fans have been very disappointed in QB Matt Schaub’s performance this preseason and have not held back in their criticism. The sports media has been no less critical of him. Was it a mistake to trade for him? Is the criticism of Schaub fair? Let’s take a closer look at that: The first thing to consider is that the Raiders only gave up a 6th round pick in the 2014 draft...
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Dennis Allen not concerned with the Raiders quarterback position

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen isn’t worried about their quarterback situation even though Matt Schaub has looked horrible this preseason. Dennis Allen holding firm with Schaub. Looking for him to start Week 1 vs. NY Jets. Has no concerns about QB position. — Jerry McDonald (@Jerrymcd) August 25, 2014 If Allen sticks with Schaub,  they’ll be both be looking for a new job...
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Matt Schaub held out for a second straight day

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub was held out of for a second straight day as he deals with tendinitis in his elbow. For the 2nd straight day Matt Schaub is not practicing due to elbow soreness. #Raiders — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 25, 2014 No matter what Schaub will reportedly be the Raiders week one starter. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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Report: Raiders plan on starting Matt Schaub for week one

Bryan Singer/Icon Sportswire Even though Matt Schaub has looked horrible this preseason and it dealing with elbow tendinitis, he’ll get the start for the Raider season opener, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, via a source informed of the quarterback’s injury, and the plan remains for him to start Week 1. Allen said Carr — now recovered from...
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Report: Raiders Still Planning on Starting Matt Schaub

That sound you hear is Raider Nation collectively collapsing to the ground in pure agony. According to a report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Oakland Raiders are still planning on starting veteran Matt Schaub at quarterback Week 1 against the New York Jets.  NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, via a source informed of the quarterback’s injury, and the plan remains...
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Oakland Raiders: preseason week 3 review and other notes

  Injuries struck the Oakland Raiders hard during their loss to the Green Bay Packers last Friday night, while Matt Schaub showed a lackluster arm. However, the starting defense made plenty of good plays despite allowing 22 points in the first half. Some takeaways from the preseason dress rehearsal. Schaub’s arm While his pass catchers continue to drop everything thrown, Schaub...
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Elbow deja vu: Is Matt Schaub really Matt Flynn 2.0?

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub missed practice Sunday with a sore elbow. No, this is not a joke. It is not April first and I am not going to “surprise” you at the end of this piece with a “just kidding!” After a preseason in which Schaub’s arm has looked weak at best and he has failed to make people confident in his abilities, the Raiders announced that he missed...
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2014 NFL Comeback Player of the Year: Strong chance it's a Oakland Raider

Countless names, in the NFL, are sufficient as candidates for the NFL Comeback Player of the Year. Think about the injuries or struggles of some of the most recognized names, in the NFL, in 2013. Houston Texans Matt Schaub went from potential Super Bowl winning quarterback, to sitting the bench, before eventually being shipped to the Oakland Raiders via a trade. Another new ...
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Oakland Raiders: Sleeper Team To Watch in 2014?

The offseason presents a ray of sunshine across the NFL landscape. Each team is presented with a clean slate and a golden opportunity to fill various holes through the draft and free agency. It’s no wonder that nearly every year about half of the teams that made the trip to the postseason the previous year fall short of returning to the NFL’s tournament. The Atlanta Falcons and...
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