Quick thoughts from the Raiders vs. Cardinals preseason game

The Oakland Raiders played the every so important third preseason game on Sunday Night Football when they hosted the Arizona Cardinals. Here are some quick thoughts from the game. For more in depth coverage, you can check out the top five story lines later this morning. Roy Helu, Jr. showed what he has to offer in the passing game with some nice runs after the catch. Benson Mayowa...
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NFL Notes: Jaguars, Raiders, Redskins & Texans

Jaguars HC Gus Bradley said he “anticipates” G Brandon Linder to be recovered from a toe injury in time for Week 1 of the regular season. (Mike DiRocco) Raiders Bill Williamson of ESPN could see WR Rod Streater landing the No. 3 role, assuming he can remain healthy. Williamson expects the Raiders to keep six receivers ... The post NFL Notes: Jaguars, Raiders...
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Raiders' Carr offers his thoughts on camp-long receiving battle

Derek Carr must be thankful he's not a front office evaluator this time of year.He could never pick five or six players from the Raiders' current wideout group. The second-year quarterback likes each target too much."These guys have been working their tails off," Carr told the team's official website. "There’s not one guy out there that we say, ‘I don’t know about that guy...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders WR Andre Holmes to miss 3-4 weeks with hand injury

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Andre Holmes has a fractured hand that will keep him out of action for 3-4 weeks. Holmes, 27, was in competition with Kenbrell Thompkins for the No. 4 spot behind Rod Streater when he injured the hand during Sunday's practice. He had 693 yards on 47 catches with 4 TDs in 2014. During practice Sunday, Raiders...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Answering Top Training Camp Questions

View image | Now that the NFL has gone through the first week of preseason action and every team has been in training camp for about two weeks we can start to see some trends that will answer the questions we were asking before players reported to their respective camps.  The Oakland Raiders had a fair amount of questions that needed to be answered and we are...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Rod Streater looking to lock down No. 3 receiver role

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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brice Butler gives Raiders depth at wide receiver

The Oakland Raiders have depth at wide receiver behind new starters Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree. With Rod Streater activated and the emergence of Brice Butler, the Raiders strength at receiver goes beyond the rookie and free-agent addition. Butler performed well in the Raiders’ 18-3 win over St. Louis on Friday night. He had a game-high six catches for 57 yards and a touchdown...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Breaking Down Oakland Raiders' Likely Opening Game Starting Lineup The buzz from the Oakland Raiders' preseason opener lingers as speculation builds on the potential starting lineup. The starting unit played well on both sides ... Sunday's Raiders Training Camp Practice Observations After soundly defeating the St. Louis Rams 18-3 in their preseason opener, the Oakland Raiders...
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Rod Streater returns to practice, Raiders face tough choices at WR

Rod Streater, arguably the best wide receiver on the Raiders at this point last year, has missed the first 11 practice sessions with an undisclosed illness. According to Streater, the illness isn’t only undisclosed – it’s as of yet undiagnosed. “I’ve worked with the doctors for a while trying to figure out what was going on,” Streater told reporters after today’s practice...
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Rod Streater Still Not Participant In Training Camp

A former undrafted free agent, Rod Streater has arguably exceeded expectations in Oakland throughout his three year career. Posting 888 yards in 2013, Streater has been an otherwise bright spot in a stagnant Raiders offense. After suffering a fractured foot in early 2014, Streater only saw action in three games, posting a dismal 84 yards. Despite this, the Raiders extended Streater...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

The wide receiver position is full of surprises for the Raiders

Through the first week of the Oakland Raiders training camp, some of the most intriguing story lines has come at the wide receiver position. First, there is the fact that Michael Crabtree is having one hell of a camp even beating out rookie Amari Cooper early on. He and Derek Carr have developed chemistry quickly and are playing extremely well together. And that’s not to say that...
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Four undrafted free agents who could make the Raiders

Since coming to the Oakland Raiders, Reggie McKenzie has shown a knack for finding talented football players in both the late rounds of the draft and as undrafted free agents. Rod Streater, Matt McGloin and Marquette King are the three undrafted free agents that most people discuss but the Raiders have also had UDFAs on the practice squad who could turn into NFL players. Here is...
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Oakland Raiders position preview: Wide Receivers

Last season, the Oakland Raiders receiving core was one of the weakest points for this team. Andre Holmes led the way with only 693 total yards and four touchdowns. James Jones was the number two receiver compiling a total of 666 total yards and six touchdowns. To put those numbers in perspective, in terms of yards Andre Holmes was ranked 66th overall in the entire league and Jones...
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Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Rod Streater, Trent Richardson injured to start training camp Bad news came out of the first day of Oakland Raiders training camp practices in Napa as two offensive players who were looking to start camp off on a positive ... Raiders Announce NFI/PUP The Oakland Raiders announced two players have been placed on the Non-Football Injury list, and two players have been added to...
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August 01, 2015  |  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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July 11, 2015  |  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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July 10, 2015  |  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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July 09, 2015  |  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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July 07, 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

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

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
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