Raiders Mailbag: OL OK? Drinking the Kool Aid? adding a CB and more

@Cover32_OAK What do you think of an O-line with: LT: Penn, LG: G. Jackson, C: Hudson, RG: Feliciano and RT: Howard? — StAy in Oakland (@RaiderSparky) May 27, 2015 I like it a lot. I am still very uncertain about John Feliciano. At the time he was drafted I felt like he was a huge reach for the Raiders. Since hearing a little bit about how much Mike Tice likes him, I began to...
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Fourth-year veteran WR Rod Streater looking to mentor young receiving corps

The Oakland Raiders receiving corps struggled in 2014 without wide receiver Rod Streater, who played in 14 games and caught 60 passes for 888 yards in 2013. However, due to a foot injury, Streater played in just three games last year and with an improved receiving corps, he is looked upon as the veteran of the bunch. Streater, 27, will be going into his fourth season and as...
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Raiders sign a player who could be worth watching

The Oakland Raiders added two players to the roster on Wednesday in linebacker Horace Miller and wide receiver Milton Williams III. Both guys are most likely going to be camp bodies who are a long shot to actually make the team or the practice squad. But one of them, Horace Miller, is a rather interesting prospect who is worth keeping an eye on. Miller started his NFL career with...
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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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Raiders WR Streater wants to get back in rhythm with Derek Carr

With so much buzz surrounding Amari Cooper, it's easy to forget about Rod Streater.The young receiver doesn't mind that he's no longer viewed as Oakland's top option. But he also wouldn't mind knocking off the rust with Derek Carr after an offseason of recovery.He's back from a broken foot, but that work keeps getting delayed -- this time by Carr's finger injury."It's frustrating...
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Raiders ink LB Horace Miller, WR Milton Williams

The Oakland Raiders signed two on Wednesday, linebacker Horace Miller and receiver Milton Williams, who was briefly with the team earlier this month, the team announced. More recently, Miller was with the Carolina Panthers, but was waived earlier this offseason after spending one week on the active roster. Williams was originally signed by the Raiders as an undrafted free agent...
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Raiders sign LB Miller, WR Williams

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent linebacker Horace Miller and re-signed wide receiver Milton Williams III. The Raiders waived cornerback Travell Dixon and receiver Austin Hill on Wednesday to make room on the roster. Miller spent training camp last summer with Seattle and then was signed in October to Carolina's practice squad. He spent one week on...
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Raiders Sign LB Horace Miller & WR Milton Williams, Cut Two

The Oakland Raiders signed LB Horace Miller and WR Milton Williams to contracts on Wednesday, according to the NFL Transactions release. To make room for the new additions, the Raiders placed DB Travell Dixon and Austin Hill on waivers. Miller, 24, originally signed on with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of UTEP back in May of ... The post Raiders Sign LB Horace...
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Oakland Raiders: Four rookies who will make an impact

The Oakland Raiders struck gold in last year’s draft. With players selected in each of the first four rounds making an impact on the 2014 team. Here’s an early prediction for a few players that will make their presence known on the 2015 team. Amari Cooper Amari Cooper Raiders Selected as the fourth overall pick Cooper possess all the traits to be a big time threat in the...
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Buy Sebastian Janikowski’s 2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class — $43,500

You have to hand it to Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski. Despite being stuck in what is literally a black hole of a franchise, the man has reaped the benefits of being the team’s consistent source of points for 15 seasons. And with that responsibility comes a rather nice salary, so it’s not all bad for this Raider. He’s so well off that he doesn’t even need this badass...
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Christian Ponder is starting to embrace his role as a backup quarterback

Oakland Raiders QB Christian Ponder has been through a lot since he arrived in the NFL. His time with the Minnesota Vikings was painful and forgettable as he never had a steady line to protect him. The Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater last year which meant that Ponder’s time there was over.Now he is with the Raiders and finds himself in the same position he was in last year. Derek...
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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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Raiders in good hands with QB Christian Ponder

Oakland Raiders quarterback Christian Ponder will be working to help Derek Carr when he returns from a hand injury; however, for the time being he the guy running the show at the team's OTAs. As the veteran signal caller with five years of experience and playing in 38 games with a 75.9 career passer rating gives the team a very solid backup plan. “This offense is a little...
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At least the Raiders are still top five in this NFL category

The Oakland Raiders still have a hard time finding many wins on the field, but off of the field, their popularity remains tops in the NFL. Yesterday it was revealed that the Raiders have the third highest selling jersey in the league behind only Green Bay and Pittsburgh. According to NFL sales, the five top-selling jerseys are: 1) Green Bay; 2) Pittsburgh; 3) Oakland; 4) Dallas...
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Raiders will have a player in the NFL top 100 list tonight

Tonight (Wednesday night) the NFL Network airs numbers 61-70 of it’s top 100 players in the NFL for the 2015 season. The NFL Network does this every year, choosing the 100 best players by asking the players themselves to vote on who the best in the league is. Since it began back in 2011, the Oakland Raiders have not been involved much, but it appears they will have a player in...
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One of the Raiders rookies is starting to stand out this offseason

The second week of OTAs is underway and it would seem that rookie tight end Clive Walford is already starting to turn heads. Raider Nation is waiting to see just how the competition between Walford and Mychal Rivera will play out. Immediately after the draft, head coach Jack Del Rio talked about how he felt that Walford would start come week one of the regular season. “We’ll...
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Christian Ponder Taking Reps but Knows his Role with Oakland Raiders

Quarterback Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to the NFL game against the Green Bay Packers on October 02, 2014 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Mandatory Credit: John Konstantaras/Getty Images) With Raider Nation abuzz about a possible move to Los Angeles and the increasing concern over the ring-finger injury to quarterback Derek Carr, there...
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QB Ponder growing into his role as Raiders backup

Some would say that Christian Ponder is a little too young to play the role of a grizzled veteran backup. But that's exactly what the former Vikings quarterback is to the Raiders these days. With incumbent starter Derek Carr out as a precaution, Ponder finds himself in uncharted territory -- as the team's reliable No. 2 option. "It's nice to be out there getting reps," Ponder told...
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32 Questions: Oakland Raiders: How Good Can The Offense Be?

This is a new installment of a 32-part series “32 Questions” asks a question for each NFL team as they prepare for the 2015 season. Each day a new team will have a question asked, if you’re a fan of that team ask your question on Twitter using #32Questions(YourTeam) and you may be featured in […]
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Derek Carr not throwing just yet

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, nursing a injured right ring finger, passed (no pun intended) on participating in any passing drills during Tuesday' OTA practice, per Bay Area News Group. Carr's finger will reportedly not require surgey to repair the finger. CBS Sports: 'He was able to take snaps and make pitches during practice. Though he's missing the reps now, Carr...
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Oakland Raiders: Derek Carr takes snaps, rookie CB signs

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr physically participated in OTAs Tuesday albeit very little, according to an NFL.com report. The second-year signal caller took snaps in individual drills but not in any team drills. Carr also didn’t throw any passes in the practice, although the report says he was in the same gear as Christian Ponder, Matt McGloin and Cody Fajardo—the quarterbacks...
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Raiders Sign Seventh-Round Pick CB Dexter McDonald

The Oakland Raiders announced that they have signed seventh-round pick CB Dexter McDonald to a four-year contract on Tuesday. The Oakland Raiders have signed seventh-round draft pick CB Dexter McDonald @Dex_Mac: http://t.co/mTskXxPCkUpic.twitter.com/xOJxLCqMuw — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) May 26, 2015 According to OverTheCap.com, McDonald is projected to receive a four-year contract...
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QB Christian Ponder makes most of opportunity with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) After spending last season mired on the bench in Minnesota, Christian Ponder is happy for any chance he gets to work with the first-team offense. Even if that chance only comes in offseason workouts. Ponder has spent the past two weeks during the offseason program for the Oakland Raiders working with the top offense while starter Derek Carr nurses a finger injury...
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Oakland Raiders: Digging for Fantasy Gold

Quarterback: Derek Carr2014: 3,270 Yards, 21 TD, 12 INTCarr will be a solid QB2 next year. Let’s assume his hand problem isn’t an issue. The Raiders still have a lot to prove in the run game so Carr will be forced to throw more often than not. With the additions of Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree as well as the return of Rod Streater, Carr with have plenty toys to play with...
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Way too early prediction of the Raiders starters

It’s the slowest time of the offseason for the NFL now that the draft is over and training camp is still weeks away. Luckily for the Oakland Raiders, there has been none of the negative news that often fills this gap for other teams. The Raiders have had no arrests or DUIs or sexual assault accusations, deciding to leave that to the team across the Bay. Errr, the team down in the...
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