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Oakland Raiders Have NFL’s Oldest Roster

All 32 NFL teams got down to the mandatory 53-man roster requirements on Saturday. There were some surprise cuts, as a few teams out there made an effort to get younger entering the 2014 regular season.  The Oakland Raiders weren’t one of those teams. According to an article by Jimmy Kempski of, the Raiders boast the oldest NFL roster at an average of 27 years old...
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The #Raiders announce initial 53

The Raiders, like all NFL teams, cut their team down from 75 to 53 players, today. Here are the players that initially made the cut. It should be said, however, that some of these players may not be on the squad, still, a week from now. The Raiders will likely make at least a couple of player claims off waivers and will have to make corresponding cuts if that happens. Some analysis...
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Raiders are trimming their roster; Who made the cut?

The Oakland Raiders are still trimming their roster, but some have been released. Here are who we already know has been released. DE Jack Crawford, TE Jake Murphy, FB Karl Williams, DT Ricky Lumpkin, WR Greg Little and Lamar Mady. The post Raiders are trimming their roster; Who made the cut? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Oakland Raiders: Cap off preseason on a very positive note

As most of fans know, the final preseason game of the season is usually where the back-ups play the majority of the game to ensure the starters are healthy going into Week 1. This causes most fans to discredit the outcomes of the final preseason game even more for the lack of starting players on the field.  I can completely understand that in most cases, however the Oakland Raiders...
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Raiders Release WR Greg Litte

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Raiders are releasing former second-round pick WR Greg Little as they work to get down to 53 players ahead of Saturday’s deadline. Oakland claimed Little off of waivers from the Browns back in May. Little, 24, clearly hasn’t lived up to his draft status, which could be attributed to his continuous struggles with drops over the course...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Saturday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland’s Top 100 potential on offense ► ESPN’s top 100 rankings project ends Friday. The Oakland Raiders did not have a player ranked in the Top 100 on offense ... Sebastian Janikowski expected to be ready ► Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (quadriceps) is expected to be ready to play in Week 1 against the ... Menelik Watson plays with second-team ► OT Menelik...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Raiders begin making roster cuts; Jack Crawford says goodbye

Today the Oakland Raiders waived/released DE Jack Crawford. Crawford was a three-year starter at Penn State, and a fifth-round pick of the Raiders in 2012. Crawford said goodbye via his instagram. Words cannot express how grateful I am to Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders for giving me the opportunity to play for one of […] The post Raiders begin making roster cuts; Jack Crawford...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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NFL Notes: Packers, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks

  Packers OT Aaron Adams suffered a torn ACL and MCL and is expected to be placed on season-ending injured reserve. (Rob Demovsky) Raiders HC Dennis Allen said Friday that plans on waiting to see where QB Matt Schaub is physically before making a decision regarding the starting quarterback job for Week 1. (Jerry McDonald) TE David Ausberry is expected to return to practice...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ reporters believe Derek Carr will start week one

Bill Williamson of and Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle both believe rookie Derek Carr will be the Raiders starting quarterback for week one. #Raiders Allen won't say it but my guess is we see Carr against Jets — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) August 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
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“100 percent Derek Carr starts week one”; Raiders beat writer confident

Vic Tafur of The San Francisco Chronicle says he is “100 percent sure that Derek Carr starts week 1″ against the New York Jets.  ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk · 30m On PFT Live, Vic Tafur of San Francisco Chronicle on chances QB Derek Carr will start Week One for the Raiders: 100 percent. That is awesome, because Derek Carr has looked […] The post “100 percent Derek...
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Final 53 projection: Raiders’ defense

The Raiders have now completed training camp and played in all four pre-season games. They have, in the last week, cut their team down to only 75 players. Now comes the truly difficult part: trimming the roster down to the final 53 players. Here are my projections of who that will include: For the offensive players, click here Players in bold are the ones that make the final roster...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
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Derek Carr deserves to start Week 1, makes Raiders decision easy

If the Oakland Raiders were still looking for a reason to start Derek Carr in Week 1 they got it in Thursday’s preseason finale against Seattle. Carr was a stunning 11-of-13 for 143 yards and three touchdowns leading the Raiders to a series of touchdowns in a convincing first half of play against the Seahawks. Drafted in the second round Carr placed the heat on Matt Schaub the...
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Derek Carr makes the most of his opportunity, leads Raiders to four touchdown drives

While the presumed starter and head coach Dennis Allen's man Matt Schaub rested on the sidelines with a sore elbow, Oakland Raiders rookie QB Derek Carr made his case for starter consideration during the team's final preseason game. And he did it against arguably the toughest test for a rookie - the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks' first-team defense, Carr...
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Dennis Allen doesn’t sound committed to Matt Schaub for week one

It doesn’t sound like Raiders head coach Dennis Allen is committed to Matt Schaub as his week one starter after an impressive performance by rookie Derek Carr on Thursday night. DA said we have 3 QBs that are capable of being the #Raiders starting QB… But said he'll have to see where Schaub's elbow is at next week — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 29, 2014 Dennis...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the Oakland Raiders?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
Via cover32 - Raiders
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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