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Raiders lose two more players with head injuries

The Oakland Raiders defense has been banged up tonight. Sio Moore was carted off earlier and now the team is announcing that both Nick Roach and Tarell Brown both left with head injuries. @RAIDERS: LB @ricknoach and CB Tarell Brown have head injuries and are OUT. The post Raiders lose two more players with head injuries appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Raiders LB Sio Moore is down and it doesn’t look good

Sio Moore the former UConn standout linebacker is down on the ground injured in tonight’s preseason game.  The injury does not look like a good one.  Right now they are currently stabilizing his neck and the cart is on the field.  nfldraftscout Sio Moore is down and it doesn’t look good. Cart and gurney are […] The post Raiders LB Sio Moore is down and it doesn’t look...
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NFL teams have only a few more days to evaluate their rosters

NFL teams are officially less than one week away from their first roster cutdown deadline. On Tuesday, August 26, NFL teams have to cut down to 75 players by 1 p.m. PT. That is followed by the 53-man cut down on Saturday, August 30. The cut down to 75 players is likely to include both complete roster […] The post NFL teams have only a few more days to evaluate their rosters appeared...
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DC Jason Tarver excited over young 'big' cornerbacks Keith McGill and Neiko Thorpe

Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver is excited at the progress rookie Keith McGill and Neiko Thorpe, who played nine games Chiefs in 2012. McGill (6'3) and Thorpe (6'1), are part of the new trend NFL teams are leaning towards bringing in big defensive backs in the Seattle Seahawks mold. Tarver said the young corners have been working hard and impressing...
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What was good and bad about QB Matt McGloin’s 4th quarter preseason comebacks?

In each of the Raiders first 2 preseason games, third string QB Matt McGloin has led 4th quarter comebacks. Against the Vikings, he fell just short when his Hail Mary pass fell to the ground. Against the Lions, he was successful when his 19 yard TD pass was caught by WR Brice Butler. Of course, anytime your team gets a game winning drive from a back-up QB, it is a good thing. We...
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Derek Carr won’t play this week

Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr won’t be playing in this week’s preseason game against the Packers on Friday. Raiders Coach D. Allen told me rookie QB Derek Carr won't play Fri. Vs Packers. Carr cleared concussion protocol but still has sore ribs — Steve Wyche (@wyche89) August 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Oakland Raiders: Preseason week 3 preview vs Green Bay Packers

The Oakland Raiders third preseason game will be a homecoming of sorts for two Raiders and possibly give the league a look at what they actually could do this season. The third preseason game is ususally the big dress rehersal, when all starters play the entire first half and show more than the basic vanilla offensive and defensive schemes. Despite some defensive lapses in their...
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Raiders not losing sleep over rookie Khalil Mack's slow start

Oakland Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack got off to a strong start that has both coaches and teammates raving over his explosive playmaking ability at team OTAs, however, his progress has slowed down since training camp opened and everything has been taken up a notch. Mack (6'2 3, 251), has drawn comparisons to Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller for his ability to...
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ESPN Survey Shows That NFL Players Don’t Want To Play For The Raiders

I know this might be a bit shocking, but apparently NFL players don’t really want to play for the Oakland Raiders. Oh, and they also don’t really respect Jay Cutler, they’re afraid of Ndamukong Suh, and they still respect Peyton Manning. Thanks to ESPN, we now have this pretty awesome infographic that shows what 82 anonymous NFL players think about the current state of the...
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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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Oakland Raiders QB Matt Schaub drops down in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Before drafting you need to see Raiders RB Darren McFadden’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Raiders reportedly not worried about Khalil Mack

The Oakland Raiders aren’t worried about top pick, linebacker Khall Mack even though he hasn’t stood out in the preseason so far. Khalil Mack from PFZ on Vimeo. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders reportedly not worried about Khalil Mack appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Who Will be the Starters for the Raiders?

Before the NFL kicks-off for real in September with regular season games, we have now seen two weeks of preseason action for the Oakland Raiders.  There was a wave of mock depth charts that came out predicting who the starters would be for the silver and black.  For the most part, things are going as expected, with the exception of injuries, but there have been some notable changes...
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Ranking 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available

We’ve reached the mid-way point in the 2014 NFL preseason and are now just half a month away from the highly-anticipated season opener between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks. It won’t be long until teams around the league begin rapidly trimming their 90-man rosters down just 53, but there are still some notable players with potential and big-play ability available...
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