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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr takes on leadership role, organizes workouts with receivers

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr organized workouts with pass catchers Rod Streater, Michael Crabtree, Andre Holmes, Mychal Rivera, Kenbrell Thompkins and others for two days this weekend. Carr, in his second-year as the team's starter is taking on a leadership role as he grows as the team's signal caller “It was a great refresher for everyone, and the timing couldn’t...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders’ Rod Streater will Play Key Role in Amari Cooper’s Success

Four of the Oakland Raiders’ receivers at the team’s OTAs. (Mandatory Credit: Raiders OTA photos/ The Oakland Raiders have not had much to show off in terms of success on the football field recently. However, that could be changing this fall, as the dark days of the Silver and Black appear to be nearing the end, with a bright new era of success seemingly imminent...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rod Streater thinks the Raiders will put up huge numbers on offense this season

The Oakland Raiders feel very confident in their team going into the 2015 season. After signing Michael Crabtree and drafting Amari Cooper in the 2015 NFL Draft, many believe that the Raiders offense could be very good this season. With Derek Carr going into year two as the starting quarterback, WR Rod Streater is very high on the Raiders offense this season. Streater was on 95...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Rod Streater: I think it’s going to be an explosive year for us

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater missed all but three games with a broken foot that required surgery in 2014. Streater said that he is back to being 100 percent and in the mix for the No. 3 receiver playing behind Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree at OTAs and minicamp. He also said he's been working with quarterback Derek Carr to get their timing down. “Derek...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Five potential depth chart shockers for the Oakland Raiders

At this point in the Oakland Raiders offseason, many presume they know where players will land on the depth chart. Some guys were brought in to be starters, some to be backups, some special teams players and some just to be camp bodies. But every year, on every team, there are surprises because guys unexpectedly step up to the plate and earn a role they had not been destined for...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Position Spotlight: Wide Receiver

Last season the Oakland Raiders’ receiving core was one of the worst in the NFL. Injuries and inconsistent play plagued the Raiders’ receivers, who were a part of the 26th ranked passing offense in the NFL. Not only did the injuries hurt the receivers but also Derek Carr, who had no chemistry with the squad. However, the biggest problem with the Raiders’ receiving core was...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Potential Breakout Candidates

After going 3-13 last season, the Oakland Raiders are in dire need of players to step up and have big years. Here are some possible candidates: Latavius Murray Latavius Murray was the talk of the league last year after his outstanding performance in week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Murray rushed for 112 yards on only four attempts including an impressive 90-yard run where...
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Camp Battles Worth Watching

The NFL is a year-long sport ranging from play on the field to constructing rosters in the front office.  This is the quiet time where teams are adjourned until training camp; which is where you see starting jobs and roster spots won and lost.  With that in mind, here’s a look at battles to watch when the Oakland Raiders report to Napa, California. View image | gettyimages...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Strong Points: Wide Receivers

Last week, I took a look at the Oakland Raiders' third-strongest group of players: The offensive line. This week, we'll look into the team's second-strongest bunch; a bunch that's infinitely better than a season ago. In 2014, it would've been foolish to think the Raiders' wide receiver corps was a strength of the team. But after adding former Alabama star receiver Amari Cooper through...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio has high expectations for WR Rod Streater: 'He should be a productive player for us'

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has high expectations for wide receiver Rod Streater, who had 60 catches for 888 yards and had four touchdowns in 2013; however, he sustained a fractured his foot in Week 3 last year and missed the rest of the season. His route running continues to be his greatest strength and has combined that with the ability to use his body to locate the...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Beats by Streats and Streater’s thoughts on the future

The 2013 season saw Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater nearly achieve a 1,000 yard season. His statistics were 888 receiving yards and four touchdowns with his longest reception clocking in at 66 yards. With stats like that, Raider Nation was anxious to see Streater back in action in 2014, but the only action that we really saw were his awesome Beats by Streats videos that...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rod Streater expects Amari Cooper to make an ‘impact right away’

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater believes first-round pick Amari Cooper will make an impact on offense right away. “He adds an explosiveness to the offense,” said Streater of the Raiders No. 4 overall pick in the NFL draft. “I feel like he is going to come in and make an impact right away. I was excited. More guys to take the defense off of guys like me, [Michael...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Corps players: Wide Receiver

This is the first piece in a series that will look at each position – the additions, subtractions, and pre-training camp depth chart as I see it.   Jumping right in. The Raiders’ wide receiver corps is perhaps the most improved area of the team. The Raiders top receiving threat going into 2014 was Rod Streater but Streater suffered a foot injury very early in the season, hurting...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders offense is looking to make some noise in 2015

The Oakland Raiders offense has made about as much noise as a whisper the last decade. Get your jokes out now. “Haha haha the Oakland Raiders are terrible! Reggie McKenzie has no idea how to build a team! This team sucks!!” Yes, the Raiders have been basement dwellers in the AFC West, and the NFL, for a decade now. They’ve been the butt-end of jokes for a decade, and deservedly...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders sign WR Michael Crabtree

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree is off the market. The former San Francisco 49er will stay in the Bay Area and sign with the Oakland Raiders, the team announced Monday night. Ironically, Crabtree was the receiver the Raiders passed on in the 2009 draft, selecting Darrius Heyward-Bey instead. The 27 year-old Crabtree was the 49ers’ first...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders re-sign 10 free agents

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders have re-signed 10 free agents, including safety Larry Asante, wide receiver Andre Holmes and safety Brandian Ross. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. Asante, Larry S 6-0 210 4 Holmes, Andre WR 6-4 210 4 King, Marquette P 6-0 190 4 Ross, Brandian S 6-1 190 4 Streater, Rod WR 6-3 195 4...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

TSR Live Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders Select…

Today is TopSportsReport’s live expert mock draft.  We have representatives for every team who will be making draft selections and engaging in trade discussion.  With the first pick of the draft, the Buccaneers selected Amari Cooper.  He believes that there is a need at Wide Receiver in front of Rod Streater on the depth chart for Jack Del Rio’s squad. If you’re interested...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Raider Give WR Rod Streater A Second-Round Tender

Field Yates reports that the Raiders have placed a second-round tender on WR Rod Streater. This means would pay him a salary of $2.356 million for the 2015 season if/when he signs the tender. Because Streater is a restricted free agent, he could wait and see if there are any teams interested in making him a better offer in ...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly rewind: Latavius Murray, Rod Streater, Derek Carr, draft prospects and much more

It was a long week of well deserved rest for the Oakland Raiders before they head to St. Louis to take on the Rams. They are also coming off of their first win of the season and their first in 16 regular season games. As you get ready to watch them try and win their second consecutive game, here is a recap of the past week. - Black Hole receives love from NFL Network (Clickety click...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders have 21 days to activate Rod Streater after he returned to practice

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater returned to practice after missing nearly two months of the season on the injured reserve with a fractured foot. Streater injured his foot in week three against the New England Patriots. Before getting hurt, Streater had caught nine passes for 84 yards and a touchdown. Last year, in his second season with the team after being signed as an...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rod Streater returns to practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders receiver Rod Streater returned to practice Monday for the first time since breaking his left foot two months ago. Streater was placed on the injured reserve list with a designation to return on Oct. 2 after breaking his foot in New England. He was eligible to return to practice on Nov. 13 but was finally ready to do so on Monday. The Raiders...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMarr Woodley going out for the year could be in best interest of the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders seem to be injury plagued more than normal this season, and that is saying a lot. After losing Nick Roach, Rod Streater and Tyvon Branch for the season, it now appears they will be able to add LaMarr Woodley to the list. But unlike the loss of Roach and Streater, the loss of Woodley could be good for the team. When Branch went down, Charles Woodson started playing...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders claim Kenbrell Thompkins from Patriots

The Oakland Raiders have made a move to try and add some depth at the wide receiver position. According to NFL Media’s Albert Breer, Oakland has claimed receiver Kenbrell Thompkins off of waivers from the New England Patriots. Kenbrell Thompkins claimed off waivers by the Raiders, per source. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 6, 2014 Thompkins, 26, was waived by New England...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders add wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins

One of the issues with the Oakland Raiders offense is the inconsistency at wide receiver. The Raiders had issues at wideout through the first two games of the season that were exacerbated by the injury to Rod Streater. And now that Streater is out until at least week 10 after having been put on the injured reserve with the designation to return. With the hole that Streated created...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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