David Amerson is now the Raiders' top cornerback

David Amerson found a new home with the Raiders.Now, the ex-Washington cornerback finds himself atop the Silver and Black's cornerback depth chart.Amerson played in 75 of 77 total defensive snaps against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. That's more than defensive end Khalil Mack and as many as safety Charles Woodson.The Raiders need all those snaps and then some. Oakland's secondary...
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Raiders' T.J. Carrie expected to miss some time

The Oakland Raiders already thin secondary just got even thinner during Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Defensive back, T.J. Carrie, left Sundays game after the first play of the second quarter with a chest injury. The injury still has yet to be specified, but whatever it is the Oakland Raiders can’t afford to lose him for to many games. The Oakland Raiders secondary...
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WATCH: Charles Woodson makes history by picking Jay Cutler off

Charles Woodson nearly did it again.The wily 18-year veteran nearly sealed back-to-back game clinching picks with this amazing play on a pass from Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler: INT last week. INT this week. The Legend of Charles Woodson continues #OAKvsCHI— NFL (@NFL) October 4, 2015 MORE NEWS: Want stories delivered to you? Sign up for our NFL newsletters...
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Are the Oakland Raiders Playoff Contenders in 2015?

View image | Just win, baby!  That’s what the Oakland Raiders have done the past two weeks as they have won games decided by clutch plays in the final minute.  First it was Derek Carr hitting Seth Roberts with 26 seconds to spare.  Then it was Charles Woodson intercepting Josh McCown in Cleveland in a play that could remind some long-time Raiders fans of...
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Raiders CB TJ Carrie fares well in switch to safety

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) TJ Carrie admits he was a little apprehensive when the Oakland Raiders coaches came to him last week to talk about playing safety. With good reason. Carrie hadn't played the position since high school, lining up exclusively as a cornerback for his four years in college at Ohio as well as his first season-plus as a pro with the Raiders. But with starter Nate...
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Top five stories to emerge from the Raiders week three win

The Oakland Raiders improved to 2-1 on the season with a win over the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland on Sunday. It was the first time the Raiders had won on the road since the 2013 season and helped the team get the monkey off of their backs with regards to 10 a.m. starts on the road. But that wasn’t even one of the top stories from a big win. Here’s a look at what we saw as the...
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NFL's Most Explosive Week 3 Performances

The NFL's Week 3 slate on Sunday was highlighted by explosive performances from Atlanta wideout Julio Jones, Arizona's deadly defense, the prolific Tom Brady, ageless defender Charles Woodson and rookie sensation Tyler Lockett.
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Derek Carr, Raiders snap 11-game road losing streak

The Oakland Raiders snapped an 11-game road losing streak, beating the Cleveland Browns27-20 on Sunday. Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes and safety Charles Woodson made a game-clinching interception with 38 seconds left to win their first road game since Nov. 17, 2013. Oakland also ended a 16-game losing streak in the Eastern time zone. “It’s huge to get a road win...
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Dead end: Raiders beat Browns 27-20, halt road losing slide

CLEVELAND (AP) Derek Carr and Charles Woodson dressed in front of side-by-side lockers. There they were, the new Raiders star and the old one, the future and the future Hall of Fame. And for the first time, winning teammates on the road. Carr threw two touchdown passes in the first half and Woodson intercepted Josh McCown's pass with 38 seconds left, giving Oakland a 27-20 victory...
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Browns’ comeback bid falls into Charles Woodson’s arms

The first half was ugly. The offense found some rhythm in the second half, but it was too little, too late for Browns quarterback Josh McCown. The Raiders embarrassed the Browns for three-and-a-half quarters and hung on for a 27-20 win. It’s Oakland’s first road victory in the Eastern time zone since 2009.   The defense couldn’t stop Derek […] The post Browns’ comeback...
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Woodson's game-sealing INT leads Raiders to first winning record since '11

Charles Woodson added another chapter to his legendary career. The 39-year-old Oakland Raiders safety had a game-sealing interception in Sunday's win against the Cleveland Browns. The win sets up Oakland with a 2-1 record – the first time they've been over .500 since November 2011. Less than two weeks ago Woodson sustained a dislocated shoulder, but the eight-time Pro Bowler...
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Charles Woodson equals the definition of a beast

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson will wind-up as one of the best football players when he retires. Moments like Sunday help define a career that already stands out based on statistics. Forget, Woodson’s career statistics featuring 20 sacks and 60 interceptions with the Raiders and Green Bay Packers. The 37-year-old played 96 percent of the defensive snaps for the Oakland...
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Wednesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Thompson: Raiders' task at hand is fixing the defense Tony Avelar — The Associated Press Cincinnati tight end Eifert runs as Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson tries to tackle him during ... Poll: Would Chancellor fit with the Raiders? NFL Fans know Seattle safety Chancellor wants more money. Oakland Raider fans know the Raiders have plenty of cap space, but would...
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Raiders claim former Washington CB David Amerson

The Raiders couldn't wait to add a fresh body to their injury-depleted defensive backfield.Former Washington cornerback David Amerson, who was claimed on waivers, could provide some sweet relief. He was cut yesterday.Oakland will probably ask him to step in right away. Charles Woodson is hobbled, Nate Allen is out, and the remaining cover men have surrendered an NFL-worst 653 passing...
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Charles Woodson is much tougher than you'll ever be

Charles Woodson made up his mind the moment team doctors popped his shoulder back in.The 38-year-old veteran was going to play. And against the Baltimore Ravens -- with one funtional arm -- he did just that.Woodson admitted he felt winded and sore throughout last weekend's game. At points, it showed; the Ravens scored on four consecutive possessions to start the first half.But then...
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Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders RUMORS: Pollard Addition Eyed After Allen, Charles Woodson Injuries? The Oakland Raiders worked out veteran NFL safety Pollard on Friday, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Pollard's workout likely came as a ... Four Takeaways From Head Coach Del Rio's Friday Press Conference Following the Oakland Raiders Friday practice, Head Coach Del Jack Del...
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Raiders unsure if Woodson will play against Ravens

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson was limited in practice for the second straight day Friday, leaving his status in jeopardy for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. The 38-year-old is trying to recover from a dislocated shoulder he suffered late in last week's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Raiders have already lost starting safety Nate Allen to...
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Good luck keeping Charles Woodson off the field this weekend

Charles Woodson has nearly two decades of NFL experience. He writes his own injury report. That's why the 18-year veteran is on the precipice of playing just days after dislocating his shoulder. The Raiders legend is pretty persuasive. According to Bay Area News Group's Jimmy Durkin, head coach Jack Del Rio is reconsidering Woodson's availability for Sunday vs. the Ravens. A hobbled...
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Report: Due to multiple injuries, Raiders have re-signed Taylor Mays

The Oakland Raiders were physically beat down by the Cincinnati Bengals to open the season last Sunday. Besides losing the game, the Raiders are dealing with multiple injuries as well. The secondary was hit the worst with injuries to safeties Nate Allen and Charles Woodson. Many Raiders officials believes that Allen tore his ACL and as for Woodson, the team doesn’t know the extent...
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Report: Raiders lose Charles Woodson to dislocated shoulder

The Raiders expect to miss the heart and soul of their defense for a big chunk of the season.Charles Woodson suffered a separated shoulder that could keep him out for significant time, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson.It's a crushing blow for a secondary that could ill afford another. Nate Allen, the other starting safety, was lost with a reported ACL tear. Taylor Mays was added...
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Raiders Fear S Nate Allen Tore His ACL, Charles Woodson Getting MRI On Shoulder

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Raiders “fear” FS Nate Allen suffered a torn ACL during Week’1 loss to the Bengals. Schefter adds that Allen will still undergo further testing to determine the severity of the injury. Beyond that, veteran S Charles Woodson is scheduled to have an MRI on his injured shoulder on Monday, so ... The post Raiders Fear...
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Charles Woodson Congratulates Jim Harbaugh On First Win As UM Coach

Jim Harbaugh registered his first win as Michigan’s coach Saturday against Oregon State, and Charles Woodson made sure to congratulate Harbaugh: Congrats Coach!! #GOBLUE!! — Charles Woodson (@CwoodsonF) September 12, 2015 Here’s Woodson’s post: Congrats Coach!!#GOBLUE!! Posted by Charles Woodson on Saturday, September 12, 2015 0 ...
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Another TD? Ole Miss' Nkemdiche teasing Woodson-like Heisman push

The SEC saw its preseason Heisman Trophy favorite continue to take a big step back in Week 2. But it may have another who might just be pulling a Charles Woodson. Ole Miss defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche was in at fullback in the third quarter Saturday against Fresno State, took the handoff on third-and-goal and plowed ahead. It was the junior's second touchdown in two weeks -...
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Staff Predictions: Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals

It’s that time of the year again, week one of the NFL season is upon us. This week the Oakland Raiders will be playing Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals at the Coliseum. The game is scheduled for 4:25 P.M.(EDT). Yesterday I posted a game preview, now it’s time for our writers predictions for the game. Matthew Burks You can follow Matthew on Twitter @Matthew_J_Burks  Throughout...
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Charles Woodson won’t babysit Aldon Smith; ‘He’s a grown man’

Veterans in NFL locker rooms are often expected to guide troubled players, but don’t expect Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson to watch over newly signed defensive end Aldon Smith. According to Carl Steward of the Bay Area News Group, Woodson said the team won’t babysit the 25-year-old, because that shouldn’t be necessary. Charles Woodson says he won't babysit Aldon...
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