Jack Del Rio ready to start the process of turning Raiders into winners

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is excited that the flag football offseason is over and that when the team hits the field on Sunday for their first training camp practice, contact is what he'll be looking for early and often. "Now we can actually put the pads on tomorrow, so we’ll do that. I thought it was a pretty solid day’s work. So much to get done, but energy was...
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Jack Del Rio: Crabtree ‘stood out’ at first Raiders camp practice

After signing a “prove-it” deal with the Oakland Raiders this offseason, it appears Michael Crabtree is already staking his claim as a primary target for second-year quarterback Derek Carr. Head coach Jack Del Rio spoke in glowing terms about the former San Francisco 49ers receiver after the first day of training camp. “He stood out today, made some nice catches,” Del...
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Raiders' new coaching staff is energizing the whole roster

Marquette King can't wait to get to work in the morning. It's the first time he's felt like this since joining the Raiders in 2012."During the offseason, I woke up every day like, 'Man, I can't wait to get around those coaches,'" the punter told the Contra Costa Times. "They bring so much more energy. Each coach is a different character and I love it."King speaks for the entire Raiders...
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Thursday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Amari Cooper The Next Tim Brown? The positive vibes around the Oakland Raiders and recent first-round pick wide receiver Amari Cooper continued Wednesday when Hall of Fame wide receiver ... Coach Jack Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a new version...
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2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Oakland Raiders

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Oakland Raiders. Team outlook: Jack Del Rio will remain in the AFC West, but has shifted over to coach the Raiders. Rio’s specialty is defense, so he’s hired Bill Musgrave to handle the offense. Musgrave was the QBs coach in Philadelphia in 2014. His Eagles averaged 29.6...
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Coach Jack Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a new version of the Raiders and those errors were no longer acceptable. There have been plenty of slipups over the past dozen years as the Raiders have been unable to post a winning record or earn a playoff berth since going to the Super...
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Oakland Raiders: Shot at Division Title?

The Raiders have made huge improvements to their roster and culture this year, which has led to optimism within the Raiders organization. A potential playoff push has Raider Nation excited and via the Raiders team website, Jack Del Rio was quoted saying, “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not”. What will it take for the Raiders to make a push for the division...
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Del Rio: I think the Raiders can win the AFC West in 2015

Jack Del Rio has some lofty goals for his first season in charge of the Silver and Black.“Goal No. 1 is to win our division,” the new Raiders head coach a group of business partners, sponsors, and suite holders. "And I don't see why not."His optimism isn't reserved for financial backers, though. Del Rio has maintained his team will be far more competitive this season than in...
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Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Oakland Raiders Ready To Break Out In 2015 Together with tackle Donald Penn , the left side of the Oakland offensive line is ... The Raiders selected the former Cougar with the 12th overall pick in ... Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore placed on PUP list Oakland Raiders: July 27, 2015 - Oakland Raiders linebacker was placed on the [Active] Physically Unable to Perform...
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The five most important Raiders coaches not named Jack Del Rio

Much of the attention paid to the Oakland Raiders in recent months (not counting stadium news) has been focused on the new additions to the team. That’s only natural considering the draft position and the fact that the team brought in a boat load of free agents. But if not for the flurry of activity for the Silver and Black this season, most of the attention would undoubtedly be...
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Jack Del Rio: No. 1 goal is to win the AFC West

The Oakland Raiders have not touched the postseason in 12 years. Since then, the franchise has only won 56 of 192 regular season games. Despite a dozen depressing seasons, new head coach Jack Del Rio has a lofty goal for 2015: “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not,” Del Rio said via the Raiders’ team website.” If you’re still following this...
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OL coach Mike Tice says coach Jack Del Rio 'focused on bringing a championship team back to his hometown'

Oakland Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice said that Jack Del Rio brings a certain energy to the team and has a winning attitude that is permeating through the club. "There’s some character being built in the building all the way across the board that Jack has created. There’s a winning attitude," Tice said, via the team website. "I like where we’re at right now,...
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Oakland Raiders: Top questions going into training camp

We are one week away from Oakland Raiders training camp in Napa, which means football season is getting closer and closer by the day. Coming off a 3-13 campaign last season, the Raiders are hoping that this training camp is the start of a return to relevancy. However, in order for that to happen, many questions need to be answered on and off the field. Will Jack Del Rio change the...
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Jack Del Rio: I don’t see why Oakland Raiders won’t win AFC West

  Jack Del Rio is a confident man, a trait befitting of NFL head coaches, but is he blind? Del Rio recently said in a video posted on the Oakland Raiders website, “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not.” Well, for starters, the Raiders haven’t won the AFC West since 2002. They’ve hired and fired eight coaches since then, with Del Rio being the ninth...
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Is a third option emerging for Florida's starting QB job?

The first priority of Jim McElwain's first season in Gainesville is identifying the right quarterback for a Gator team that has been undone by the play of their quarterbacks in recent memory. While many assume the starting position has been narrowed down to sophomore Treon Harris and redshirt freshman Will Grier, a new name has emerged as a possible candidate. According to ESPN...
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Jack Del Rio envisions the Oakland Raiders as AFC West champions in 2015

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio always comes across as a no non-sense coach. It worked out for him in Jacksonville as a head coach. Even as a defensive coordinator with the Denver Broncos he found success early and often. The first year Raiders’ coach has a daunting task ahead of him. Resurrecting a franchise that hasn’t made the postseason since the 2002 season when...
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Can the Raiders Win the AFC West?

New Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told fans, sponsors and former players at a Meet-the-Coaches reception in Oakland Thursday that his team has one primary goal in mind: Winning a division title.“I don’t see why not,” said Del Rio.Raider Nation certainly loves the enthusiasm, but is such a statement warranted? Remember that the Silver and Black haven’t been to the playoffs...
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Derek Carr demolishes a tackling dummy, gets understandably hyped

Jack Del Rio better consider Derek Carr a two-way player from this moment on.The second-year quarterback could man the middle of Oakland's defense, judging by the way he hits. Just check out what he did to this poor tackling dummy at what appears to be a youth football camp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr6AZRSY13kThose kids better be impressed. Both the tackle and Carr's ensuing...
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Five ways the Oakland Raiders can be a “worst to first” team

No professional sports league in America has as much parity as the National Football League. Before the 2014 season, for eleven straight years a team in the NFL went from worst to first in one season. A large part of the reason for the ability to make such big turn arounds happen is the salary cap. Another reason is the NFL draft where teams can sometimes find players in late rounds...
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Is Amari Cooper the answer to the Oakland Raiders’ problems?

The last time the Oakland Raiders had a winning season was back when President George W. Bush was still in office in 2003. Ever since then, it has been a long road of misery for this organization, but this team looks to turn things around in the upcoming NFL season. Jack Del Rio The 2015 NFL season is only a few months away and this team can’t wait to get things started. The...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s a Three Way Battle for the Oakland Raiders’ Running Back Spot

Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders gains territroy in the second quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) The Oakland Raiders head into the 2015 season with three running backs battling for the starting job. Latavius Murray and newcomers, Trent Richardson and Roy Helu Jr....
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OL coach Mike Tice says unit is 'very impressive,' calls G Gabe Jackson a 'rising star'

Oakland Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice reunited with Jack Del Rio in 2015, which he previously worked under as an assistant head coach in Jacksonville. Tice is one of the best offensive line coaches in the NFL and he's excited about his first year in the Bay Area. "I'm pretty excited about the group I have to work with," Tice said, via CSNBayArea.com. "First of all...
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Raiders OL coach Tice: 'I like where we're at right now'

Mike Tice oversaw the Daunte Culpepper-Randy Moss era in Minnesota. He knows a winning team when he sees one.So listen up when Tice, the offensive line coach in Oakland, speaks glowingly about his new team."There’s a winning attitude (here)," Tice told the team's official website. "I like where we’re at right now, I like where we were at when we broke for summer break."Tice credits...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Oakland Raiders who have to produce in 2015

In response to a 3-13 season last year, the Oakland Raiders were very busy this off-season looking to improve every aspect of the organization. They brought in new head coach Jack Del Rio along with his new staff of assistants, they were aggressive in free agency and made smart and disciplined decisions in the draft. All in hopes that this upcoming season will mark the turnaround...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders ready to win again?

Will they ever be good enough? Have the Oakland Raiders made enough changes or added enough pieces to ever compete for a Super Bowl again? As far as for the 2015 season, no they have not. The true Achilles heel of this franchise is the coaching staff. They’re good, just not great.   Starting with this new coaching staff, Jack Del Rio was named head coach of the Oakland organization...
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