Mini-Documentary Details Latavius Murray’s Upbringing in Onondaga

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray got his start right here in Central New York as a high school standout at Onondaga Central. His road to the NFL was recently detailed in a six-minute video titled “The Rewind” available on The mini-doc is built around OCS retiring Murray’s No. 28, which took place in February. The pro-bowler’s mother, pop-warner...
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Indianapolis Colts Expected To Cut WR Andre Johnson

When the Houston Texans told Andre Johnson he was only going to get about 40 catches in 2015 he thought the notion was absurd. Apparently the Indianapolis Colts did too since they signed him to a three-year, $21 million deal. When the season was done he ended up having 503 yards and four touchdowns on 41 receptions.His 41 receptions tied Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: DeMarco Murray, Los Angeles, Cardinals, Raiders, & Seahawks

DeMarco Murray Mike Florio believes there’s a chance RB DeMarco Murray “is trying to talk his way out of Philadelphia.“ Florio writes that it appears as though Murray spoke with Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and then leaked the news in hope that HC Chip Kelly would decide to cut him. On Wednesday, Kelly denied any issues between him and Murray, and explained that the two...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Latavius Murray, Jamize Olawale Split ... According to head coach Jack Del Rio, if the Raiders can get the run game to match the passing game, wins will follow. If we take the ball away, we win a lot of ... Khalil Mack working on vocal side of his game "He's not really a big vocal leader," Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said. "He's a leader by ... For more...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Murray keeping focused on Raiders present and not his past Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) against New York during an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 ... Raiders' 2013 Draft Class Losing Steam in Critical 3rd Year Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie deserves praise for some valuable draft picks over the past four seasons...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray keeping focused on Raiders present and not his past

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Latavius Murray isn't very nostalgic. With the Raiders trying to chase down a spot in the playoffs, Oakland's third-year running back would prefer to keep conversations in the here and now. The problem is that Murray's story can't be fully told without a trip down memory lane. Having missed all of his rookie season with a foot injury, the 2013 sixth-round...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Raiders won't make the playoffs with a running game this inconsistent

Oakland's four worst rushing games of the season all ended up in a predictable way.Their fifth-worst rushing day happened in Nashville last weekend. They did just enough to avoid another loss -- but not enough to impress their head coach."We just didn't run it as well as we think we're capable of," Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told reporters. "We've got some things to clean up...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders vs. Tennessee Titans: Three bold predictions

As the Oakland Raiders prepare to take on the Tennessee Titans this weekend, let’s take a look at how I did on my bold predictions from last week before we take a look at the predictions for this week. Latavius Murray runs for over 100 yards and a touchdown Welp… this one wasn’t even close. Latavius Murray finished the day with only 28 yards rushing on 13 carries. That’s...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel Week 12 Fantasy Football Lineup: Best Picks For Thanksgiving Week Slate

This is an exciting time of the season for daily fantasy sites. Fantasy football players can enter one-day leagues for just the Thanksgiving games, just the Sunday matchups or the entire Week 12 slate. Here’s our optimal Week 12 FanDuel lineup. Quarterback: Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals ($8,100) Palmer and the Cardinals’ high-scoring offense dominated an excellent Cincinnati...
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders offense struggling due to lack of production at running back

The Oakland Raiders have a up and coming running back in Latavius Murray; however, after him it's slim pickings. Backup Tawain Jones is a converted cornerback, while third down specialist Roy Helu Jr. was a healthy scratch last week. According to Maurice Moton of the Bleacher Report, the Raiders inabilty to get a strong ground attack together is hiurting the offense overall. Moton...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray, Jonathan Stewart expected to play this week

Raiders running back Latavius Murray (concussion) is expected to play today against the Vikings. Murray practiced in full on Friday and has been symptom free since Thursday. Ranking eighth in rushing per game, Murray looks for another solid day in what figures to be an interesting game. Another running back who is expected to play this weekend is Jonathan Stewart of the Panthers...
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders' Latavius Murray practices for first time since concussion

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray practiced Thursday for the first time since suffering a concussion and is optimistic about his chances of playing against Minnesota.Four days after being forced out of a game in Pittsburgh following a powerful helmet-to-facemask hit by Steelers safety Mike Mitchell, Murray took part in position drills and showed no lingering effects while...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray, Cooper return to practice with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray practiced Thursday for the first time since suffering a concussion and is optimistic about his chances of playing against Minnesota. Four days after being forced out of a game in Pittsburgh following a powerful helmet-to-facemask hit by Steelers safety Mike Mitchell, Murray took part in position drills and showed...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray In Line to Play for Oakland Raiders Against Vikings

SAN DIEGO – OCTOBER 25: Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders runs against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 25, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images) Latavius Murray left the Oakland Raiders previous contest with a concussion, leaving the offense with Taiwan Jones and Marcel Reece to pick up the slack...
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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders' expect Latavius Murray (concussion) back for Week 10

A concussed Latavius Murray was forced out early against the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend.But a healthy (or at least, healthier) Murray is gearing up for a Week 10 bout against the Vikings, according to head coach Jack Del Rio."It looks like he (Murray) is going to bounce back fine," Del Rio told ESPN's Bill Williamson.Murray could absolutely help his team's chances on Sunday...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Head Coach Has No Issues With Mike Mitchell’s Hit On RB Latavius Murray

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has delivered quite a few big hits so far this season and that includes his one this past Sunday on Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray that not only resulted in a fumble, but Murray needing to leave the game for good to be checked... The post Raiders Head Coach Has No Issues With Mike Mitchell’s Hit On RB Latavius Murray appeared...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Latavius Murray uncertain for Week 10 after suffering concussion

According to Bill Williamson of ESPN, Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray suffered a concussion in Sunday's loss to the Steelers. The rusher left the game in the third quarter after a violent collision with Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell. Williamson writes: 'Coach Jack Del Rio did not give any further details on Murray's situation. Because Murray is going through the NFL...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Biggest Takeaways from Oakland Raiders' Week 9 Loss The Oakland Raiders' Week 9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers highlighted subtle trends ... As a young team looking to make the playoffs, Oakland must overcome ... Raiders not ready for prime time yet Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) runs the ball past Pittsburgh strong safety Allen (20) in the second quarter...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Raiders: Steelers win nail biter at the last second

In true historic fashion, the Steelers and Raiders played a rough, hard hitting game. It was costly to both teams in terms of injuries. Latavius Murray left with what is most likely a concussion after a helmet to helmet hit and fumble in the 3rd quarter. Ben Roethlisberger was carted off after a sack with a foot injury. The training staff will be busy for both teams this week. In...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray exits Raiders-Steelers game with possible concussion

Latavius Murray took his leave from Heinz Field after taking a major head shot.Steelers' safety Mike Mitchell delivered the knockout blow -- a third-quarter wallop that forced Murray to fumble for the second time in the game. The Raiders took him to the locker room and promptly ruled him out:It was a particularly ugly play for the Raiders in more ways than one. No helmet-to-helmet...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray has made a habit of truck-sticking poor defenders

Even a sure-handed tackler like Charles Woodson isn't sure he'd be able to bring Latavius Murray down.That's why the grizzly veteran stands on the Raiders' sidelines when Murray lowers his pads. He calls it a "delight" to watch the running back plow over every other DB.“I didn’t hesitate,” Murray told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle after Week 8. “I wanted to get...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for the Raiders vs. Jets game

Last weekend the Oakland Raiders defeated the San Diego Chargers in convincing fashion and for that reason I really do not mind that they were unable to complete two of the three bold predictions from last weekend. I believed those would be key to getting a win, but a win without them is just as sweet. Going into last week, I had a season record of 4-11 and fell to 4-14, but hey...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders should use roy Helu and Taiwan Jones over Latavius Murray against the Jets

The New York Jets have the number one run defense in the NFL through the first seven weeks of the season. The Oakland Raiders have gained the fourth fewest yards of any team in the NFL through the first seven weeks of the year. Their average yards per game went up after they put a hurting on the San Diego Chargers and their weak run defense, but even with that boost the Raiders are...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders fantasy football: who to start week 8

The Oakland Raiders are going up against a formidable opponent in the New York Jets this week. With the Jets having one of the best defenses in the league, let’s look at who to start and who to sit for fantasy in this weeks game. Latavius Murray Murray may have trouble putting together a good game against this Jets defense. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports...
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Raiders like the 1-2 punch they saw at running back

Seems like an extra week off did wonders to repair the Raiders' ground game.Starter Latavius Murray popped off 5.7 yards per carry against the Chargers on Sunday. And his backup, speedster Taiwan Jones, added 42 all-purpose yards of his own. “We got a lot of guys healthy from the bye week and we were just anxious to put together four good quarters,” Jones told Vic Tafur of the...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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