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Raiders name ten to their practice squad

Today the Oakland Raiders named their practice squad. Ten players in total. RB George Atkinson III DE Denico Autry CB Ras-I Dowling LB Bojay Filimoeatu LB Spencer Hadley T Dan Kistler DT Ricky Lumpkin G Lamar Mady WR Seth Roberts TE Scott Simonson The post Raiders name ten to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Kent State Golden Flashes following in footsteps of Oakland Raiders Khalil Mack. Nate Holley dominates in season opener

Last year, Buffalo Bulls linebacker Khalil Mack, dominated against Ohio State, in the season opener. In 2014, Kent State sophomore safety Nate Holley (Toledo, Ohio) did his best impersonation, of Mack. Named Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week Monday, Holley was simply amazing against Ohio. Holley had a hand in three defensive turnovers on t...
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National confidence level in Oakland Raiders rises heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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National confidence level in Oakland Raiders rises heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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Fields Signed To Bucs Practice Squad

(Raiders.com photo)Carlos Fields has found a new NFL home. Two days after being released by the Oakland Raiders, the former Winston-Salem State star has signed to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad, according to multiple sources. New Bucs practice squad guys have jersey numbers: Kimario McFadden 33, Carlos Fields 58, Brandon Dixon 39, Derrius Brooks 36 ...— Greg Auman...
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Raiders QB controversy will start to unfold on Monday

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is in the same position he was last year at this time with a young quarterback who is coming off a spectacular performance, and a struggling veteran quarterback suffering from a sore elbow. The bigger question is will Allen go with rookie Derek Carr as he did with Terrell Pryor a year ago, or will he put his eggs in Matt Schaub's basket. ...
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Latavius Murray’s great game was lost in the Derek Carr enthusiasm

Derek Carr excited the entire Oakland Raiders fan base when he played against the Seattle Seahawks in the last preseason game of 2014. People were already excited about the rookie quarterback before he was able to see extended time, and then he led the Raiders to a 28-7 lead over the defending Super Bowl champions, throwing three touchdown passes while completing 11 of 13 passes...
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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...
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Raiders add a former Seahawks defensive player

The Oakland Raiders picked up former Seahawks defensive lineman Benson Mayowa off waivers. Super Bowl champion #Seahawks lost two on waivers: guard Caylin Hauptmann to #Browns and DL Benson Mayowa to #Raiders. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 31, 2014 Mayawa is a second-year player that had two tackles last season for the Super Bowl champs. var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
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Oakland Raiders: waiver wire madness

With all NFL teams required to be at 53 players yesterday, the Oakland Raiders are one of many teams that will be scanning the waiver wire to see who was cut and possibly put in a claim. The team already jumped into the fray today, claiming DE Benson Mayowa from the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Mayowa, a 6-foot-3, 252-pound pass rusher, appeared in two games...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders fielding oldest roster in NFL

The Raiders spent the offseason loading up on a slew of veteran talent, a calculated effort to inflate their win total. To nobody's surprise, it's subsequently inflated the team's collective age. Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, doing some calculations following Saturday's final roster cutdowns, deduced that Oakland has the oldest roster in the NFL. The average age...
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Oakland Raiders add depth at defensive end with Benson Mayowa

Before their final preseason game of the year, I discussed how the Oakland Raiders should consider themselves lucky to be playing against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. The reason I said they were lucky was because of the fact that they would have a chance to get a good long look at guys who were likely to be cut by the Seahawks. The hope being that the Raiders...
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Person claiming to be Brandian Ross’ sister goes racist “defending” Ross

The Oakland Raiders made their final cuts along with the rest of the league on Saturday and one of the guys that lost his job was strong safety Brandian Ross. In 2013, Ross filled in as a starter for the injured Tyvon Branch to disastrous results. Easily one of the worst safeties in the entire league, it was not surprising that the Raiders drafted Jonathan Dowling in the seventh...
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Oakland Raiders: 53 man roster and analysis on final cuts

Yesterday, NFL teams were required to make their final cuts to being rosters down to 53 players for the regular season. For many teams such as the Oakland Raiders, the final cuts are a lot of tough choices. The 53 man roster as of the final cuts yesterday stands as follows (Rookies are italicized): Carr striving to start Week 1 Quarterbacks: Matt Schaub, Derek Carr, and Matt McGloin...
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Raiders claim former Seahawks defensive end

Today the Oakland Raiders claimed DE Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Seahawks. Mayowa was a second-year undrafted free agent out of small school Idaho. Mayowa appeared in two games for the Super Bowl champions as a rookie. The post Raiders claim former Seahawks defensive end appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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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...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Oakland Raiders

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: WR Greg Little RB George Atkinson DE Denico Autry CB Chance Casey OL Jack Cornell DE Jack Crawford LB Carlos Fields LB Bojay Filimoeatu LB Spencer Hadley OL Danny Kistler OL Erle Ladson DT Ricky Lumpkin OL Lamar Mady ...
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Raiders the last team to announce cuts, such that it matters

As per custom, the Raiders were the last team to announce their cuts, rolling in three hours after the league’s deadline to submit them. There wasn’t what you’d call a surprise among the group, though they did cut veteran wideout Greg Little.
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Raiders cut Greg Little, 21 other players

The Oakland Raiders cut veteran wide receiver Greg Little as well as 21 other players to get their roster down to 53. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders cut Greg Little, 21 other players appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Raiders Release Carlos Fields

Carlos Fields lasted all the way through training camp and the preseason, but it looks like his time on the Oakland Raiders roster is over. The former Winston-Salem State linebacker was one of several players cut as the team trimmed its roster to the regular season mandated 53-player limit.Carlos Fields wound up with seven tackles combined in his two games with the Raiders.......
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Oakland Raiders Announce 53 Man Roster

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Raiders are the oldest team in the NFL

Going into the upcoming season,  the Oakland Raiders are the oldest team in the NFL. h/t Philly.com var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders are the oldest team in the NFL appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Oakland Raiders Have NFL’s Oldest Roster

All 32 NFL teams got down to the mandatory 53-man roster requirements on Saturday. There were some surprise cuts, as a few teams out there made an effort to get younger entering the 2014 regular season.  The Oakland Raiders weren’t one of those teams. According to an article by Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, the Raiders boast the oldest NFL roster at an average of 27 years old...
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The #Raiders announce initial 53

The Raiders, like all NFL teams, cut their team down from 75 to 53 players, today. Here are the players that initially made the cut. It should be said, however, that some of these players may not be on the squad, still, a week from now. The Raiders will likely make at least a couple of player claims off waivers and will have to make corresponding cuts if that happens. Some analysis...
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Raiders are trimming their roster; Who made the cut?

The Oakland Raiders are still trimming their roster, but some have been released. Here are who we already know has been released. DE Jack Crawford, TE Jake Murphy, FB Karl Williams, DT Ricky Lumpkin, WR Greg Little and Lamar Mady. The post Raiders are trimming their roster; Who made the cut? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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