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Will the 0-7 Oakland Raiders Go Winless?

Many people over the past 12 years have told me the same joke, “Do you know why the Raiders are so bad? It is because the eye patch is over the good eye.” Yea it is an old one, but now I’m really starting to believe it. The Raiders have had one embarrassing season, and it […] The post Will the 0-7 Oakland Raiders Go Winless? appeared first on Champs Nation.
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Raiders worked out three veteran tight ends this week; Former 3rd round draft pick

The Oakland Raiders might be giving up on Mychal Rivera, because they are looking for a tight end.  This week the team brought in Michael Egnew the former Dolphins draft pick, D.C. Jefferson the former Arizona Cardinals tight end and Jacob Pedersen who has been playing in the FXFL.  All three are very solid football […] The post Raiders worked out three veteran tight ends this...
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Raiders Mailbag: Where’s Latavius Murray? Biggest team problem? Draft plan? And more

@RaidersReporter with this being the best RB draft in years do you see Oakland using there 2nd or 3rd round pick on a Running Back? — Brian Garner (@TatumsGhost) October 29, 2014 I definitely think it’s possible but I wouldn’t bet on it. The running back position has been so devalued in the NFL and especially in the draft, you can get real quality backs in the 4th or 5th round...
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Oakland at Cleveland: 3 Things We Learned

Oakland Raiders' rookie quarterback Derek Carr played a solid game Sunday, throwing for 328 yards, despite being pressured by Cleveland's defense for most of the game.  Carr completed 34 of 54 pass attempts, in addition to thowing a touchdown pass, while not tossing an interception in the game.  The Raiders elected to bring Matt Schaub in for a fake field goal play, which...
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Former NFL QB Chris Simms calls Derek Carr the gem of 2014 QB class

As things get worse with every passing week for the Oakland Raiders, the disenchantment of Raiders fans reaches never before seen lows. So much so that for the first time this season, I have started receiving a lot of comments from fans who believe I am too soft on rookie quarterback Derek Carr. I have been told on more than one occasion that Carr is overrated and that Raiders fans...
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Raiders Justin Tuck is reportedly available via trade

Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesAs the NFL trade deadline looms, several players are reportedly available. One of those players is Justin Tuck of the Oakland Raiders.Mark Sessler, signed Justin Tuck to a two-year, $11 million contract in the offseason, but the Raiders pass rusher might not finish that deal on the West Coast if the right offer is made.With Chandler Jones...
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Benson Mayowa matches LaMarr Woodley’s tackle count in two games

When the Oakland Raiders picked up Benson Mayowa, fans were excited about the young prospect. Cut by the Seattle Seahawks in a numbers game, Mayowa is a guy with talent and lots of potential. But through the first five games of the year, he only saw 18 snaps. That changed when injuries got so bad that the Raiders were forced to increase his playing time in week seven. Fast forward...
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NFL Trade Deadline is here…Will anyone be dealt?

There have been several rumors floating around the internet the last several days, but today is the NFL Trade Deadline.  I don’t know if anyone will be dealt, but there have been some serious trade rumors floating around in Tampa Bay, Tennessee and Seattle. Everyone will be on the edge of their seats for a […] The post NFL Trade Deadline is here…Will anyone be dealt? appeared...
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Did Jon Gruden lobby the Raiders to draft Johnny Manziel?

Do you remember Jon Gruden’s cheerleading for Johnny Manziel during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft?  Chucky has a certain affection for his quarterbacks, especially those he works with personally on his QB Camp specials.  But his open pleading with nearly every NFL team to draft Johnny Football bordered on the obsessive.  Here’s what we wrote the morning after Round...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Jon Gruden really intersted in coaching the Raiders again?

The Oakland Raiders need a head coach that has tenacity, and someone that players will respect. Jon Gruden is that guy, but lately he has been content calling football games on Monday Night.  Well that could be changing, if Gruden is willing to leave the booth. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media Insider, Gruden […] The post Is Jon Gruden really intersted in coaching the Raiders...
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Matt Schaub Throws First Pass for the Oakland Raiders and Guess What Happened

During his final season in Houston Matt Schaub became infamous for one thing--the hated and dreaded pick-6. The man had a knack for setting up defenders with a clear run to the end zone after they picked him off. It led to him getting benched and eventually booted out of the city. When he landed in Oakland it almost seemed poetic, but the Raiders got smart and opted to start rookie...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden reportedly would only leave ESPN for Raiders, wanted them to draft Johnny Manziel

Jon Gruden seems content working as a broadcaster for ESPN, but if he were to leave the booth, it reportedly would only be for the Oakland Raiders head coaching job. After Dennis Allen was fired by the team earlier this season, reports were rampant about speculation that Chucky could return to Oakland. Owner Mark Davis...Read More
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Report: Jon Gruden willing to coach the Raiders again

Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden told a friend that the one team that would bring him back to the NFL is that Oakland Raiders. Jon Gruden told one close friend: “If there is one job I’d come back to the @NFL for, it’s the #Raiders.” But will he leave his current job? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 26, 2014 The question is, does Gruden really want to leave the ESPN...
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Report: Gruden urged Raiders to pick Manziel over Carr

If Jon Gruden had his way, Johnny Manziel would be suiting up this season in silver and black. The former NFL head coach and current “Monday Night Football” commentator apparently spent draft night “imploring” the Oakland Raiders to draft Manziel, sources told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport on Sunday. The Raiders instead opted to take Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr with...
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Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Adult film star Brooke Haven made an interesting revelation to TMZ earlier this week when she was discussing the various professional athletes she has partied with. The 34-year-old admitted that she has hung out with “a lot” of athletes, yet she hardly hesitated when asked who parties the hardest. The answer is Sebastian Janikowski. Janikowski,...Read More
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