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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

McFadden Has Slight Edge Over MJD?

According to mmqb.si.com, Raiders running back Darren McFadden has the starting edge over Maurice Jones-Drew but McFadden's injury history should make it a committee backfield.Fantasy Spin:McFadden has missed 29 games in his six NFL seasons and never played more than 13 in any year, but the bigger concern might be his play when he's been healthy. He's rushed for 3.3 ypc...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Much Impoved at Quarterback and Running Back

After yet another disappointing 4-12 season in 2013, the Oakland Raiders made a lot of offseason moves in hopes of addressing at least some of their needs. Two huge areas of concern for the black and silver were quarterback and the running game. General Manager Reggie McKenzie took extra time with those issues, trading a sixth round pick to Houston for Matt Schaub in March. In the...
Via BaySportsNet
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klemko: McFadden has the edge over MJD

Robert Klemko of TheMMQB.com says that Darren McFadden has the edge over Maurice Jones-Drew for the Raiders salting running back job. “At this stage Darren McFadden has the starting edge over Jones-Drew but this should be a committee backfield considering McFadden’s injury history—he’s yet to play a full season in six. Should McFadden miss a start, Jones-Drew could be a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Oakland Raiders are on the move

Are the Raiders on the move? There has been plenty of speculation about the Raiders and if they are staying in Oakland or moving elsewhere. This is a list of possible landing spots for the Oakland Raiders: Los Angeles: The city of LA has been a hot topic for quite a few NFL teams. The Raiders have had a history in the LA area. It was their home from 1982-1994. Los Angeles would be...
Via The Penalty Flag
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen says Matt Schaub is 'in a good frame of mind'

Most experts wondered what happened inside Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub's head in 2013 to have such a profound drop-off; however, the answer will be what happens in 2014. After an outstanding 2012 season, Schaub's rapid descent into oblivion made him a lukewarm project, but general manager Reggie McKenzie targeted the signal caller, traded for him, and now with...
Via 60 Max Power O
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Oakland Raiders on the move to Texas?

One of the worst kept secrets in the NFL is the fact that the Oakland Raiders want a new stadium. In the spirit of his late father Al, current Raiders owner Mark Davis is listening to all offers, including from San Antonio. The Raiders have been linked to rumors which would have them eventually return to Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest television market. Preliminary discussions...
Via thepigskinreport.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders bubble players to watch in training camp

The Oakland Raiders started training camp last week and will have their first preseason game of the year next week. Before we know it, the Raiders will be talking final roster cuts and starting lineups for their week one game against the New York Jets. That’s right, after a long offseason full of painful waiting, football is almost back. With training camp only just under way,...
Via cover32 - Raiders
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Raiders become Texas' third NFL team?

If things don't work out with the Oakland Raiders and their one-year lease at O.co Coliseum, don't be surprised if owner Mark Davis looks for a more accommodating situation. He's already making plans ahead of time, meeting with officials in the city of San Antonio, along with his "two top lieutenants," according to the San Antonio Express-News. Davis and...
Via 60 Max Power O
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders fan starts an Indiegogo campaign to buy a new stadium

In hopes of helping the Raiders move on from O.co Coliseum, one Raiders fan is starting an IndieGoGo campaign hoping to raise money for a new Raiders stadium (Credit: ESPN) Reports came out earlier today that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has met with representatives in San Antonio about possibly relocating the team to Texas. While the Raiders have been involved in a number of...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Davis releases a statement regarding Raiders possible move to San Antonio

Raiders owner Mark Davis has released the statement below regarding the report of his team possibly moving to San Antonio. 1 of 3 – Raiders Owner Mark Davis, "I was in San Antonio to honor Cliff Branch on his induction into the PVILCA…" — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) July 29, 2014 2 of 3 Mark Davis cont'd, Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros is a friend, and...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders considering a move to San Antonio?

If you don’t believe that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is intent on moving the team from Northern California, this latest report by San Antonio Express-News might just change your mind. According to the outlet, Davis and two of his top deputies have recently met with officials in San Antonio to discuss a potential relocation of the franchise.  On July 18, Davis met with...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Raiders
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Updated: Projecting the Raiders final 2014 roster, offense

With the Raiders off, today, I am posting my updated list of who I think are the most likely players to make the final roster. There will be positional analysis below each section Players in bold are the ones I am projecting to make the final roster. Players in italics are tabbed for addition to the practice squad: Quarterback: 3 Matt Schaub Derek Carr Matt McGloin Trent Edwards...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What are reasonable expectations for the Oakland Raiders in 2014?

Marcus Thompson, a columnist for the Bay Area News Group wrote a piece recently in which he stated that the Oakland Raiders should be happy if they can finish the 2014 season with an 8-8 record. Naturally, many long winded Twitter conversations ensued about what reasonable expectations for the Raiders should be in 2014. Naturally, there were those who were on both sides of the argument...
Via cover32 - Raiders
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Early preseason game changers

Preseason has officially begun and the Oakland Raiders are eager to become the team to beat in the AFC West for the first time in years. Reggie McKenzie did a great job this offseason to acquire the experience and talent necessary to turn things around in Oakland. With important players being picked up on both sides of the ball, one of the smartest moves McKenzie made was picking...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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