Are the Raiders giving Matt McGloin a fair shot?

McGloin. McMoxie. McLovin’. Call him what you want, but the Oakland Raiders have one of the best third string quarterbacks in the league. Replacing an injured Terrelle Pryor in week 11 last year, Matt McGloin’s first pass against Matt Schaub’s Texans was a five-yard touchdown strike to Denarius Moore. There was no wild scrambling or option-reads. Instead, there were back shoulder...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ DJ Hayden improving, but not ready to return

Oakland Raiders second-year cornerback DJ Hayden seems to be improving from surgery he had nearly two months ago to repair a stress fracture in his right foot. Hayden, the Raiders first round pick in 2013, though isn’t ready yet to return to game action. Head coach Dennis Allen, speaking with Bay Area reporters on a conference call Saturday, said “I don’t expect” Hayden to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders WR Moore In Danger Of Making Roster?

Raiders receiver Denarius Moore might not make the 53-man roster, according to Spin:Moore is behind Andre Holmes, Rod Streater, James Jones and Greg Little on the depth chart. The 25-year-old has shown flashes that he can be a top target, but he's battled injuries and inconsistency. There's no need to draft him in fantasy leagues.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oakland Raiders Release Depth Chart

On Monday the Oakland Raiders released their first depth chart of 2014 due to the August 8th preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings.  Most of the positions went as expected, but there were some glaring surprises. At weakside linebacker Sio Moore was listed in the number one spot despite Miles Burris taking most of the first-team reps thus far in camp. Moore has been banged...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Raiders try to trade Denarius Moore now?

The initial depth chart of the Oakland Raiders came out yesterday listing Andre Holmes as a first-team receiver and Moore as third team behind veteran James Jones. On the other side, Rod Streater appears entrenched as the starter, with Greg Little running with the second team. With the emergence of Andre Holmes , Denarius Moore has become […] The post Should the Raiders try to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders camp preview: Raiders need someone to step up at wide receiver

For the last couple of seasons, the Raiders receiving corps has been working with no clear leader on roster. Good plays were made by a lot of the veterans who are still on roster, but there was just not enough consistency to name a lead receiver. The Oakland Raiders currently have 11 wide receivers on the roster. Raiders veterans Brice Butler, Juron Criner, Andre Holmes, Greg Jenkins...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Oakland Raiders have a top-20 cornerback in the NFL right now?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher 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 CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Oakland Raiders WR Denarius Moore rated top-32 home run hitter in NFL

Last night, 10 of the best sluggers in Major League Baseball gathered in Minnesota for the annual Home Run Derby. It was a fun exhibition of power, a showcase for players who can change a game with one swing of the bat. In the NFL, there are similar impact athletes on each roster, guys who can change the complexion of a contest with one electric play. Sometimes, this is a team...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five NFL players that could be dealt by week 1

The NFL season is just several weeks away and there are several players that could be on the move.  Many NFL teams will be deep at several positions and these players could be dealt by week 1. Here are a few guys I think that could have new teams by week 1.  Ryan Mallett – […] The post Five NFL players that could be dealt by week 1 appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Raiders cut ties with Denarius Moore?

The Oakland Raiders are pretty deep at the wide receiver position, and the team recently signed Greg Little.  Little was a decent receiver but has had a hard time in the NFL since leaving college.  Denarius Moore on the other hand has had quite a bit of success with the Raiders, but he is being […] The post Could the Raiders cut ties with Denarius Moore? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maybe trading Denarius Moore is the best idea for the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have seen two names on their team associated with trade rumors this off season, Terrelle Pryor and Denarius Moore. Pryor was eventually traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh round pick. That left Moore, the underachieving speedster wideout that has frustrated Raiders coaches and fans alike for years with his inconsistency. Entering the draft, it looked...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Derek Carr win starting job in Oakland?

@Raiders The Oakland Raiders selected Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr with the 36th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and there were many reports that he would simply sit on the sidelines behind Matt Schaub this season. That may not end up being the case, as there have been reports that people inside the Raiders’ organization believe that Carr will push Schaub for the starting...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders went from one of the worst receiving cores to one of the deepest

Last year, if you asked an average fan to name a couple wide outs on the Raiders roster they would have struggled.  This year the team is stacked at the position and will have to cut one of them with extreme upside.  The team added James Jones, and already had Denarius Moore and Rod Streater, […] The post Raiders went from one of the worst receiving cores to one of the deepest...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub plans to ‘take control of the huddle’ in Oakland

Oakland Raiders new quarterback Matt Schaub sat down with Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group to talk about a wide range of things, including stepping in as the starter and demanding things from his new teammates. “I’ve played in a lot of games, a lot of football, and coming in here as a new guy in town, I want to come in and take control of the huddle,” Schaub said...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders claim WR Greg Little off waivers

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders have claimed wide receiver Greg Little off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Former Browns WR Greg Little was claimed by the Raiders, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 19, 2014 Cleveland cut the 2011 second round draft pick on Friday. Browns receiver Josh Gordon is facing a ban for the 2014 season, but the...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Raiders roster: Wide receivers and tight ends

The Oakland Raiders roster has changed dramatically for the third straight season. Now that the draft is over, we are taking a look at every position to see how the team stacks up now that it is all ready to head into 2014. Yesterday we looked at quarterbacks and running backs. Today its wide receivers and tight ends. Wide receivers: 1- Rod Streater 2- James Jones 3- Denarius Moore...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders players who are facing a make it or break it season

The Oakland Raiders are heading into the 2014 season with a roster that is almost unrecognizable. So many new players have been added through free agency and at least seven more will be added later this week through the 2014 NFL Draft. By the same token, key players have been lost during free agency. This season is already shaping up to be a pivotal one for many of the players on...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders to trade Denarius Moore if they draft Sammy Watkins?

Paul Gutierrez of doesn’t know how the Raiders will be able to hold onto wide receiver Denarius Moore if they draft Sammy Watkins.  Gutierrez believes he would be an intriguing player that another team could trade for. The Raiders want and need consistency from Moore, who teases with so much potential. And that makes him an intriguing trade possibility for other teams...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders offseason position review: wide receivers

Considering the state of the rest of the roster, the wide receivers of the Oakland Raiders were a bright spot. Despite some underwhelming quarterback play, all had enough talent. It was a massive overhaul of everyone behind Denarius Moore and Rod Streater. Jacoby Ford and Juron Criner returned, but never saw any action. The team added 6’5 Andre Holmes who had bounced around...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders WR options in free agency are limited at best

The Oakland Raiders could use some help at the wide receiver position. They have lots of young talent on the roster with guys like Rod Streater, Andre Holmes and Denarius Moore, but lack a consistent number one type threat. They have no AJ Green, no Megatron, no Andre Johnson. That is what the Raiders need, but it is also what they will not find in the free agent market. Probably...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 reasons the Raiders should draft a WR in the first round

#5 – Drafting a WR makes Denarius Moore available as trade bait With Jacoby Ford set to hit free agency, the Raiders are not very likely to bring him back in 2014. Because of his departure, the Raiders would need to hang on to Denarius Moore for depth. Unless they were to draft a wide receiver. Moore is coming up on the last year on his rookie contract and also may not be a guy...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Denarius Moore returns for Raiders vs. Chiefs

Wide receiver Denarius Moore will play for the Oakland Raiders against the Kansas City Chiefs after missing three games with a shoulder injury. Moore was active Sunday but is listed as a backup behind Andre Holmes. Running back Darren McFadden missed his second straight game with an ankle injury and defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin was active one day after being promoted from the...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Denarius Moore is Active

Raiders receiver Denarius Moore (shoulder) practiced this week and is active for Sunday's game with Kansas City.Fantasy Spin:Moore missed the last three games, allowing Rod Streater and Andre Holmes to step in as top targets for Matt McGloin. Moore's return will make Oakland's receiver situation too unpredictable to bother with in Week 15.
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Denarius Moore Practicing Wednesday

Raiders receiver Denarius Moore (shoulder) practiced Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Moore missed the last three games, allowing Rod Streater and Andre Holmes to step in as top targets for Matt McGloin. Moore's return will make Oakland's receiver situation too unpredictable to bother with in Week 15.
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Denarius Moore Unlikely To Return vs. Jets

Raiders receiver Denarius Moore (shoulder) missed all three practices this week and isn't likely to be ready for Sunday's game with the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Moore missed the last two games. "He's getting better but not ready yet," coach Dennis Allen said, according to Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area. Andre Holmes could be worth a play.
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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