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Oakland Raiders: Secondary improving

The Oakland Raiders managed to show one major positive aspect of their game in the “dress-rehearsal” preseason match-up against the Green Bay Packers. That positive aspect was the major improvement of the Raiders defensive secondary. Now the rest of the facets of the Raiders’ game need to follow the defensive secondary trend because although it is still preseason this game...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers DE Brett Keisel Set To Be 5th Oldest Defensive Player In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel will return for a 13th season in 2014, but you might be surprised to know that the soon-to-be 36-year-old is still not in the top-four oldest defensive players still in the league. Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson currently gets the honor of being the oldest defensive player in the […] Steelers DE Brett Keisel Set To Be 5th...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke Says True Freshman DB Jabrill Peppers Will Be Michigan’s Punt Returner

Ever since he committed to Michigan, Wolverine fans have been drawing comparisons from Jabrill Peppers to Charles Woodson.  Peppers, a five-star recruit in the 2014 class, is thought to be as athletically gifted as Woodson, a former Wolverine defensive back who also played offense, winning the 1997 Heisman. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound true freshman likely won’t be playing offense...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' Woodson returning to Lambeau, faces Pack

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) One of the NFL's top quarterbacks learned from one of the best defensive backs in the game. With Charles Woodson leading the defense and Aaron Rodgers running the offense, the Green Bay Packers had a remarkable run of success that included a Super Bowl win and a 15-1 record the following season. The good friends will have a warm reunion Friday night when...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson on the Raiders possibly leaving Oakland: “I think it’d be devastating”

Raiders safety Charles Woodson doesn’t think the Raiders leaving Oakland would be a good thing at all for the team. “I think it’d be devastating,” Woodson said. “It’s happened once before and a lot of people are still bitter about that, and I think it would be doubling down on that bitterness if they were to leave again. I think it’d be tough for the City of Oakland...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Concerns after second preseason game

The Raiders started this weeks’ preseason match up against the Detroit Lions extremely flat especially defensively. On the Lions first offensive series, Matthew Stafford marched the Lions down the field only to find a wide-open Golden Tate for the first points of the game. Luckily, the Lions had problems of their own when they couldn’t make the 33-yard experimental extra point...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cowboys, Raiders brawl at practice

Your browser does not support iframes. The Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys brawled Tuesday during a joint practice after Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne slammed Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera to the turf.  Both teams agreed that there would be no tackling at the practice. During the brawl Dallas cornerback B.W. Webb was hit in the back by a fans hand twice and a third...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson shows off hidden talent…sort of

Jason Whitney Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson has heard many national anthems during his tenure in the NFL. And, to give the former Defensive Player of the Year some credit, he was able to recite all of the words perfectly to the Star-Spangled Banner. Whether he was good or not is up for debate. But I’ll give him an A for trying! Check it out: Sports-Kings - The Kings of...
Via Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Those Who Pick'em Will Be Champions

For no other reason than it's just awesome, here's a picture of Charles Woodson's Heisman Trophy in a glass case of emotion inside Schembechler Hall.JUST LOOK AT IT!It's baaaack! Time once again to test your cotton-pickin' football knowledge against other cotton-pickin' people. For the 5th year in a row our friends at Moe Sports Shop/Underground Printing have...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Rumors of possible relocation

Raiders’ owner, Mark Davis During the last week there has been much talk of Raiders owner Mark Davis visiting San Antonio, Texas for a few days touring the Almodome and taking helicopters tours of the city. NFL fans don’t seemed phased by this one bit considering the Raiders history of moving back and forth between Oakland and Los Angeles. The Raiders started in Oakland in 1960...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  1 Comment

Charles Woodson is the only active player in the NFL to score on 9 Interceptions

Charles Woodson is the only active player in the NFL to score a touchdown on 9 different interceptions. Woodson is on the list with quite a group. Deion, Ken Houston, and Aeneas Williams are all in the Hall while Rod Woodson will be soon. @ESPNStatsInfo: Aeneas Williams 1 of 6 players in NFL history w/ […] The post Charles Woodson is the only active player in the NFL to score on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Referee: 'I still receive emails' about Tuck Rule game

If you’re a New England Patriots or Oakland Raiders fan, it’s a play you’ll likely never forget. NFL referee Walt Coleman is aware of this fact, unfortunately all too well. Coleman was the head referee for the Patriots’ AFC Divisional playoff game against the Raiders on Jan. 19, 2002, a thriller that will be forever remembered as the “Tuck Rule” game. With 1:43 left...
Via NESN.com
25 days 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
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson expects different mentality

Charles Woodson, reporting for his 17th NFL training camp, can feel the difference from a year ago. "We're not looking to build for next year," Woodson said Wednesday after arriving at the Napa Valley Marriott. "We're looking to win now. I look forward to going in this week and getting started and work toward the ultimate goal." The Raiders will have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson: It’s a big setback for D.J. Hayden to miss practice

Raiders veteran safety Charles Woodson told reporters on Wednesday that it’s a big setback for second-year corner D.J. Hayden to have to miss time as he continues to nurse a foot injury. “It’s a big setback,” Woodson said Wednesday, after checking in to the Napa Valley Marriott. “As I’ve said many times, the most important thing in this game is being out on the field...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders CB DJ Hayden still nursing foot injury

Oakland Raiders 2013 first-round draft pick DJ Hayden is still nursing a foot/ankle injury and will have to be eased into full-time action this preseason, reports CSN Bay Area’s Scott Bair.   Veteran teammate Charles Woodson told Bair that Hayden’s absence from training camp is a “big setback.” “As I’ve said many times, the most important thing in this game is being...
Via Sports-Glory
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders defense on paper is special; 13 Pro Bowls, and 6 players with Super Bowl experience

The Oakland Raiders have quite the team on paper. To be honest they might have one of the best defenses in the NFL on paper.  The team has a total of 6 players that have played in a Super Bowl.  They also have 13 total Pro Bowls between their starting 11.  That is pretty impressive. […] The post Raiders defense on paper is special; 13 Pro Bowls, and 6 players with Super Bowl...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Based on stats, do you feel Charles Woodson is a Hall of Famer?

I thought we would do something a little different on NFL Draft Diamonds since the Football season is just a few weeks away.  I wanted to pick out several players that I feel are worthy of making the Hall of Fame, and wanted to see if their stats justify them.  Tell me what you think […] The post Based on stats, do you feel Charles Woodson is a Hall of Famer? appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson Counting on Matt Schaub to Lead the Raiders

Ummmmmmmm…….. I hope Matt Schaub has a great season, but if the Raiders are counting on that, it is my opinion they are going to be disappointed. Here is what Woodson had to say about Schaub’s ability to lead the Raiders via Pro Football Zone. “I think we’re counting on it,” Woodson said, via NFL.com. “I think every man on the team is counting on him being the guy...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson: We’re counting on Matt Schaub to lead us

During an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Monday, Raiders safety Charles Woordson was asked if Matt Schaub can lead them. “I think we’re counting on it,” Woodson said, via NFL.com. “I think every man on the team is counting on him being the guy. You know, you bring him over from Houston, and it’s been duly noted about the struggles that he had last year. But you can’t...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack’s goal: Win rookie of the year, put Peyton on his back

Oakland Raiders first-round pick Khalil Mack has two goals this season: Win defensive rookie of the year award and sack Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. “I want to prove that they got a top guy,” Mack said, via ProFootballTalk. “My goal for my rookie season is to be defensive rookie of the year.” Mack will have two chances to sack Manning, Week 10 when the Raiders...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jabrill Peppers Shows Off His Ability To Dunk A Basketball

It’s been said 1,000 times, but Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers is an absolutely insane athlete. Aside from being a potential lockdown DB hailed as the next Charles Woodson, Peppers is a menace in the return game and can potentially line up on offense and make an impact. He’s also an excellent sprinter, as he’s able to run 100 meters in 10.52 seconds. Peppers’ latest...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen: Raiders have ‘improved tremendously’

The Oakland Raiders have completed a weightlifting program, a rookie minicamp, 10 OTAs and a three-day mandatory minicamp this offseason, and coach Dennis Allen can already see improvements.   “I think we’ve had an outstanding offseason,” Allen said, via CSNBayArea.com. “I think our team from the day that we started the offseason program to where we’re at now, we’ve...
Via Sports-Glory
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers Hasn’t Decided What Number He’ll Wear, Might Have To ‘Earn’ Woodson’s No. 2

On Thursday, a photo surfaced of Jabrill Peppers’ apparent locker at Michigan. The incoming defensive back has drawn comparisons to former Wolverine legend Charles Woodson, and many assumed he’d wear the former Heisman winner’s No. 2 when his locker featured a No. 2 jersey.  Brady Hoke said today, though, that Peppers hasn’t decided what number he’ll wear this fall. It...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers will apparently wear Charles Woodson’s old No. 2

Jabrill Peppers says he’s not looking to be the next Charles Woodson for the Wolverines as he prepares to enter the U of M fold this upcoming season. However he’s going to continue to generate the comparisons, especially coming in as a five-star recruit with plenty of hype surrounding him. Oh yeah then there’s this by way of MGoBlog… Per the mgoboard, this gets me hype: pic...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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