Raiders Roster Review: Wide receivers leave a lot to be desired

As Raider Nation already knows, the Oakland Raiders wide receiving corps leaves something to be desired. Derek Carr’s talent can only go so far if he is limited by his wide receivers. The Raiders currently have six wide receivers along with one receiver on injured reserve designated for return. This is not to say that all of the receivers currently on roster are lackluster, but...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

What free agents do the Raiders need to re-sign

Between unrestricted free agents, restricted free agents and exclusive rights free agents, the Oakland Raiders have 22 players that they need to make a decision on. For the most part, the guys set to hit free agency are not very big names, but there are a few on the list worth discussing. So let’s take a look at the guys the RAiders need to re-sign and guys they absolutely need...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders are back in line for the number one pick

The Oakland Raiders have returned to their losing ways again while the Jacksonville Jaguars have actually managed to win another game. When the Raiders beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night, there was a lot of talk about how this team looked better than it’s record showed. The Raiders took care of that problem with a 52-0 blowout loss to the Rams on Sunday. After getting...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Raiders vs Rams

The Raiders come off of their signature, dramatic win in typical Raider fashion of late by getting embarrassed in ST. Louis by the Rams. I intentionally. left the word “game” out of the title because it was never a game. It was more like a scrimmage with the Rams facing a Pop Warner football team. MVP – Nobody   How do you pick a most valuable player in a game such as this...
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November 30, 2014  |  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

Raiders draft prospects: Wide receiver Rashad Greene

Name: Rashad Greene WR, Florida St. Height: 6’ Weight: 180lbs Analysis: Prolific, highly accomplished receiver on an elite team. Greene may leave Tallahassee with the most receiving yards, and finish the top 2 in catches in ACC history. Names like Torry Holt and Sammy Watkins are far down this vaunted list. That should be all one would need to know. Yet, Greene doesn’t gain national...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing Reggie McKenzie: How many building blocks has he brought to the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are now 0-8 on the season without much hope of their first win coming any time soon. Former head coach Dennis Allen was fired during the bye week after the Raiders went 0-4 in their first four games of the season, including blowouts to the Miami Dolphins and the Houston Texans. Throughout those first four weeks, Raiders fans focused their outrage on Allen, but...
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November 07, 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

Raiders receiver to miss at least eight weeks after foot surgery

  The Oakland Raiders' Rod Streater will miss at least the next eight weeks after being placed on the injured reserve list with a designation to return. The Raiders placed Streater on the list Thursday after he underwent surgery on his broken foot. Streater will be eligible to return to practice Nov. 13 and can play again starting Nov. 30 at St Louis. Streater broke his foot on...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders WR Rod Streater out for at least 8 weeks

  The Oakland Raiders' Rod Streater will miss at least the next eight weeks after being placed on the injured reserve list with a designation to return. The Raiders placed Streater on the list Thursday after he underwent surgery on his broken foot. Streater will be eligible to return to practice Nov. 13 and can play again starting Nov. 30 at St Louis. Streater broke his foot on...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Place WR Rod Streater On Short-Term I.R.

The Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that they have placed WR Rod Streater on the injured reserve with the designated to return. Streater can return to the practice field in six weeks, but won’t be eligible to return until Week 13. He has been dealing with a foot surgery and his agent told Bill Williamson earlier today that he would not be back until Week 10 at the earliest...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Rod Streater, Maurice Jones-Drew

The Oakland Raiders are currently dealing with two injuries that definitely affects their offense.The first being Rod Streater (foot), whose agent said the wide receiver "needs minor surgery and would be back in four to five weeks," as tweeted by @BWilliamsonESPN on September 24th. #455020576 / Since that tweet, there has been an update to Streater's possible...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders WR Rod Streater Out 4-5 Weeks With Foot Injury

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater is expected to miss 4-5 weeks after undergoing foot surgery, his agent tells ESPN’s Bill Williamson. Possible good injury news for #Raiders: WR Rod Streater’s agent said he needs minor surgery and hopes to return in 4-5 weeks. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) September 24, 2014 Streater was injured at New England in Week...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 3 Injury Notes

We’ll have injury notes posted here throughout day as the news is available. Chargers HC Mike McCoy said RB Danny Woodhead (ankle) will undergo further testing on Sunday night. Colts WR T.Y. Hilton left Sunday’s game with an ankle injury. Eagles C Jason Kelce suffered an abdominal injury. Lions LB Stephen Tulloch hurt his left knee while celebrating a hit and missed...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos Facing Underdog Status For First Time Since 2012 Against Seahawks

The New England Patriots make their 2014 home debut Sunday as they face the Oakland Raiders. The Patriots enter the game as anywhere from a 14-point to a 15-point favorite, according sportsbooks monitored by The spread is the biggest in the NFL this week. The OddsShark Computer predicts a 34.5-16.5 victory for New England The Patriots’ injury report includes several...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five players who Raiders fans should be excited about

I’ll get this out of the way up front. None of these will make you feel much better about this season. At this point, there really is not a lot to be excited about in 2014. But with that being said, there are still reasons to be excited for the future of the Oakland Raiders. There are young players on this team that are going to develop into the core of a good team. The problem...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Vincent Brown make a difference for the Raiders offense?

The Oakland Raiders offense has been terrible so far this season. After putting up less than 160 yards in the season opener, the Raiders were unable to find the endzone until the fourth quarter, after the game was well out of hand in the second game. The list of reasons the offense is struggling seems never ending, but somewhere near the top of that list is the need for consistency...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign WR Vincent Brown

The Oakland Raiders, already thin at the wide receiver position, lost Rod Streater to a hip injury in Sunday’s loss to the Houston Texans. Streater underwent an MRI on Monday, but the results aren’t yet known. Even with a healthy Streater though, Oakland could use upgrades at the position. The team made an effort to bolster the position today, by signing former San Diego Chargers...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders sign Vincent Brown as Rod Streater undergoes MRI

The Raiders signed former third-rond pick Vincent Brown to a one-year contract on Monday. Signing Brown at the same time that No. 1 wide receiver Rod Streater underwent an MRI on his him flexor would suggest that the team had legitimate concerns. Brown broke his ankle in 2012 and has not been the same. He failed to make the final cuts this summer this summer with the Chargers. He...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Host Texans In Home Opener

Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders head home this weekend after a disappointing loss to the Jets last Sunday. Derek Carr shined in his debut as he went 20 of 32 for 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Rod Streater and Carr combined for five receptions and 46 yards including a touchdown reception. The chemistry between Carr and Streater is palpable and is something to keep an eye...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kevin Ogletree Effect: All Aboard the Hype Train

Choo choo! All aboard the hype train. Next stop: Week 2 of the 2014 NFL Season. With the first week in the books, gone are speculations of yesteryear and those inaccurate indications of pre-season. Rejoice. We have hard-hitting evidence to guide our fantasy roster decisions and potentially land owners a championship in a few short months. Extrapolating the limited data from week...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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