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Raiders’ Matt Schaub Not Planning Retirement

With the emergence of Oakland Raiders’ rookie quarterback Derek Carr late in the preseason, it would naturally pose the speculation of Matt Schaub possibly considering retirement. #Raiders Wire: Raiders | Matt Schaub not ready to retire http://t.co/xuUMnBVfyx #NFL http://t.co/ASt2gbCvEO — Oakland Raiders (@raiderspress) September 12, 2014 Apparently, the 11-year quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who do the Oakland Raiders need to worry about most this weekend?

This is gonna be an awkward weekend for Matt Schaub. It’s like bumping into your ex after a year and saying, “I’ve been really good, best I’ve always been, things are looking up” but you actually don’t have a job and you’re now attending shady seduction classes run by a local pick-up artist. It’s not that bad for Schaub, but it’s not far from it. The former Texan...
Via cover32 - Raiders
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: The 5 Greatest Players of All Time

In it's brief history in the NFL, the Texans have produced some of the game's greats. And although the franchise has yet to become a force, the Texan's have managed to win 2 division titles.In 2013 the Texan's reached futility like never before.Coming off a playoff season in 2012, Houston was all but pegged to not only reach the Super Bowl-but perhaps grasp their...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Report: Matt Schaub, Sebastian Janikowski, LaMarr Woodley

The Oakland Raiders look to get off to a strong start this season, and they'll have to do so against the vaunted New York Jets defensive line. The Raiders appear to be pretty healthy to start the season, so they have a good shot going into the game.  #453979784 / gettyimages.comThey have a few injuries, though. Matt Schaub has been declared the backup quarterback, but he...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders knew Derek Carr was their starter after final preseason game

It sounds like Matt Schaub’s elbow injury wasn’t the only reason he lost the Raiders starting quarterback job. Seems like rookie Derek Carr won the job because of how well he played in their final preseason game,  according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. #Raiders went public with the decision to start QB Derek Carr Mon. Sources tell me the call was actually made Saturday...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Matt Schaub returns to practice

The Oakland Raiders are going with rookie Derek Carr as their starting quarterback for Week 1 against the New York Jets, as Matt Schaub struggled during the preseason (24-for-47 for 218 yards with zero touchdowns and one interception in three games). Schaub was diagnosed with tendinitis in his throwing elbow in late August, which made the decision to start Carr fairly easy after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans game-by-game predictions for 2014

Week 1 vs Washington Redskins The Texans defensive line is going up against a weak offensive line, and the Texans strong rushing game will do enough on the ground to win the game. Prediction: Texans win 28-23 Week 2 @ Oakland Raiders The Raiders improved in the offseason with plenty of free agent signings, and Matt Schaub may play against his former team. Still, the Raiders have...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Matt Schaub ‘disappointed’ with benching

The Oakland Raiders made the decision to start rookie quarterback Derek Carr in Week 1 of the regular season, and move veteran Matt Schaub to the bench. Schaub was acquired by the Raiders earlier this offseason, and was expected to be the starter for the majority of the offseason. He simply wasn’t able to keep the job with the way that Carr was playing in the preseason and Schaub...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub says he is disappointed that he was benched in favor of Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders have once again proved that they don’t care about wasting money. The Raiders gave Matt Schuab $8 million dollars in the offseason only to give the starting spot to rookie QB Derek Carr. Schuab now understands that his role is to be the backup, but he is disappointed that he won’t be starting. “I’m definitely disappointed, but it wouldn’t do me or the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Schaub Pissed Off Rookie Carr Getting The Start

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub said he was surprised and disappointed when rookie Derek Carr was announced as Oakland's starter for Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Derek Carr's great preseason had made him the front-runner for the starting job. Fantasy owners should still consider holding onto Schaub as there is no guarantee that Carr will keep the position. Playing well in preseason...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders QB Schaub is mad that he was benched for a rookie

Today Matt Schaub expressed some anger and disappointment towards losing his starting spot to rookie Derek Carr.   “I’m definitely disappointed, but it wouldn’t do me or the team any good if I just stood here and felt sorry for myself,” Schaub said, via Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com. “I only know how to handle things […] The post Raiders QB Schaub is mad that he was benched...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
14 days ago  |  Discuss

James Jones calls Derek Carr the ‘mini Aaron Rodgers’

The Oakland Raiders have officially named rookie quarterback Derek Carr the starting quarterback for their Week 1 game against the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon. He beat out veteran quarterback Matt Schaub, who the Raiders were expected to start all of this past offseason. Needless to say, the Raiders think highly of Carr and believe that he has a good chance to be their quarterback...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Derek Carr starting mean for Matt Schaub?

Following QB Derek Carr’s performance in the preseason game and his seemingly rapid development, Raider Nation was screaming for him to be named the Raiders starting QB. Head Coach Dennis Allen heard their cries and obliged. Actually, I’m 100% confident, that the fans had nothing to do with it. Either way, Carr is starting, so where does that leave Matt Schaub? Schaub is relegated...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub was surprised he lost the Raiders starting job

Bryan Singer/Icon Sportswire Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub told reporters that he was surprised to find out that Derek Carr got the starting nod over him. Schaub said he was surprised when he heard the news, thought Thursday night was young guys getting better in fourth preseason game — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) September 2, 2014 Matt Schaub: “Coach Allen told me it wasn’t anything...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub will back up Derek Carr

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters that Matt Schaub will back up rookie Derek Carr for this week’s game against the Jets. Dennis Allen says the plan is for Matt Schaub to be the back up QB this week, but that he'lll continue to evaluate him this week. #Raiders — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) September 2, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Ending the Matt Schaub Era Before it Starts; Rookie Derek Carr to Start

When the Oakland Raiders picked up Matt Schaub the idea generated the same general response among all over Raider Nation (see below). Yes, at one time Schaub was a capable and more than adeqaute quarterback. After losing his mojo last season? Not so much. Yet the team traded for him anyway and the Matt Schaub Era was set to begin.With some news that broke Monday it appears that it...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A rookie will start week 1; Raiders bench Schaub

FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reports the Raiders will start Derek Carr in Week 1 against the Jets, and have sent Matt Schaub to the bench. @JayGlazer: Breaking: Raiders players have been informed that the team is making the switch at QB and starting Derek Carr over Matt Schaub Your probably remember that crazy look Schaub […] The post A rookie will start week 1; Raiders bench Schaub...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Carr to start over Matt Schaub in Raiders opener

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr has beat out veteran Matt Schaub and will start the team’s season opener against the New York Jets, reports Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. Breaking: Raiders players have been informed that the team is making the switch at QB and starting Derek Carr over Matt Schaub — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 1, 2014...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Matt Schaub or Derek Carr start for the Raiders?

Photo from Black Sports Online The article below was written by: numberFire. Two years ago, Matt Schaub was the starting quarterback on an upward trending team. He was a 4,000-yard passer with three 20-plus touchdown seasons under his belt. He had been named to the Pro Bowl twice – winning Pro Bowl MVP once – after backing up the electric Michael Vick for three years in...
Via Pro Football Zone
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Oakland Raiders to start Derek Carr over Matt Schaub?

The Oakland Raiders have been searching for answers at the quarterback position for decades while not reaching postseason play since 2002. It seems as if they might have finally found an answer. Rookie QB Derek Carr. Will Oakland head coach Dennis Allen make the right call and start him for Week 1 on the NFL regular season? The Raiders selected Carr in the second round of the 2014...
Via thepigskinreport.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update:Oakland waiting on Matt Schaub's elbow to make QB decision

It appears a decision on Oakland Raiders quarterback situation won't happen until Monday. Jerry McDonald of the San Jose Mercury News reports Raiders coach Dennis Allen is waiting to talk to Matt Schaub about his sore elbow before deciding. Monday the team will reconvene and begin preparations for the regular season opener, on the road, against the New York Jets. #454215168...
Via NFL Injury Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen still unsure who his week one starter will be

After an impressive performance on Thursday by rookie Derek Carr and the fact that Matt Schaub is dealing with tendinitis in his elbow,  Raiders head coach Dennis Allen doesn’t know who his week one starter will be yet. Dennis Allen says he still wants to see where Schaub is physically before making final call on QB. — Jerry McDonald (@Jerrymcd) August 29, 2014 Allen would...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Packers, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks

  Packers OT Aaron Adams suffered a torn ACL and MCL and is expected to be placed on season-ending injured reserve. (Rob Demovsky) Raiders HC Dennis Allen said Friday that plans on waiting to see where QB Matt Schaub is physically before making a decision regarding the starting quarterback job for Week 1. (Jerry McDonald) TE David Ausberry is expected to return to practice...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Schaub May Not Be Ready For Week 1

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub has been dealing with elbow soreness and a solid run by rookie Derek Carr has put put Schaub's Week 1 start in jeopardy.Fantasy Spin:Schaub has completed just 24-of-47 (51.1%) for 218 yards (4.6 ypa) with zero touchdowns and one interception this season. At this point I'd rather my fantasy roster had Carr over Schaub.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders should cut Matt Schaub and roll with Carr and McGloin

I know, you are probably thinking I am a crazy man, because I said that Matt Schaub was going to be a good quarterback this year in Oakland. Well I am willing to eat crow on that decision. He has looked bad, and his back-ups look amazing.  Last night Derek Carr tore it up, throwing […] The post Raiders should cut Matt Schaub and roll with Carr and McGloin appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss
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