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Before drafting you need to see Raiders RB Darren McFadden’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Raiders reportedly not worried about Khalil Mack

The Oakland Raiders aren’t worried about top pick, linebacker Khall Mack even though he hasn’t stood out in the preseason so far. Khalil Mack from PFZ on Vimeo. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders reportedly not worried about Khalil Mack appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Charles Woodson on slow start: We’re not circling the wagons or anything like that; we’re going to be alright

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson said there is concern about the defense's slow start but stopped short of hitting the panic button. In two preseason games, opposing passers have combined for 14 out of 16 passes for 150 yards and three touchdowns against the first-team defense. “You have to read into it a little bit just because we started those games slow and allowed...
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D.J. Hayden will likely start the season on the PUP list

It looks like Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden will begin the upcoming regular season on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to recover from a foot injury. On DJ Hayden: #Raiders’ll know this week if he’ll start the season on reserve/PUP. Seems headed that way, which the team seems fine with. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 19, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site...
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NFL draft busts JaMarcus Russell, Matt Leinart star in Dish Network commercial (Video)

NFL draft busts JaMarcus Russell and Matt Leinart are able to relive their college days in the new Dish Network commercial. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post NFL draft busts JaMarcus Russell, Matt Leinart star in Dish Network commercial (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Who Will be the Starters for the Raiders?

Before the NFL kicks-off for real in September with regular season games, we have now seen two weeks of preseason action for the Oakland Raiders.  There was a wave of mock depth charts that came out predicting who the starters would be for the silver and black.  For the most part, things are going as expected, with the exception of injuries, but there have been some notable changes...
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Ranking 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available

We’ve reached the mid-way point in the 2014 NFL preseason and are now just half a month away from the highly-anticipated season opener between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks. It won’t be long until teams around the league begin rapidly trimming their 90-man rosters down just 53, but there are still some notable players with potential and big-play ability available...
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Raiders to find out this week if D.J. Hayden opens season on reserve/PUP

The Oakland Raiders will find out this week whether or not cornerback D.J. Hayden will start the season on the reserve/PUP list. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that “seems headed that way” but that the Raiders are “fine” with that. If Hayden starts the season on the reserve/PUP list he will miss the first six games. On DJ Hayden: #Raiders’ll know this week if he’ll...
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There have already been 3 more missed extra points than the entire 2013 season

Last year there were 1,321 extra point attempts, and out of those thousand plus attempts only 5 total kickers missed their target.  This is basically a free point.  So instead of doing away with the extra point and the kicker all together the NFL tried a new rule. In the first two weeks of […] The post There have already been 3 more missed extra points than the entire 2013 season...
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Matt Schaub doing double duty, getting Raiders offense untracked while quieting down doubters

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub was chosen to be the veteran signal caller to stabalize a passing offense that hasn't been very good in a while. Despite his 2013 season with the Houston Texan imploding to he point he was sent packing via trade, Schaub is working double duty trying to the unit to start being productive trying to build a little confidence to a fan base...
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Oakland Raiders: Could Derek Carr be the starter?

Derek Carr looked like starting QB material in his preseason week two game against the Detroit Lions. After preseason week one that wasn’t the case but there was much improvement in his poise and confidence against the Lions. When Carr came into the game he immediately started driving the ball with a roll out completion down the sideline for a 15-yard gain to James Jones. He turned...
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Are the Raiders giving Matt McGloin a fair shot?

McGloin. McMoxie. McLovin’. Call him what you want, but the Oakland Raiders have one of the best third string quarterbacks in the league. Replacing an injured Terrelle Pryor in week 11 last year, Matt McGloin’s first pass against Matt Schaub’s Texans was a five-yard touchdown strike to Denarius Moore. There was no wild scrambling or option-reads. Instead, there were back shoulder...
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Offense looks different under Derek Carr than with Matt Schaub

In the 27-26 win over the Detroit Lions on Friday, the Oakland Raiders got a closer look at what the future might hold for them with rookie quarterback Derek Carr under center. Carr was afforded one series with the first team starters, but left due to injury from a hard hit from the Lions’ Larry Webster. Carr stood up pointing to his ribs and Raider Nation immediately started to...
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The Raiders Are Just Trolling People Now, Right?

I'm a QB of wealth and tasteYou are looking live at an actual promotional piece for the Oakland Raiders, in their attempt to, um, sell season tickets.No, seriously.Matt Freaking Schaub.The man whose surname became a synonymous verb for throwing a pick six.A guy who was pretty much run out on a rail from Houston, a franchise where he was the best QB in franchise history, in that...
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Oakland Raiders: Concerns after second preseason game

The Raiders started this weeks’ preseason match up against the Detroit Lions extremely flat especially defensively. On the Lions first offensive series, Matthew Stafford marched the Lions down the field only to find a wide-open Golden Tate for the first points of the game. Luckily, the Lions had problems of their own when they couldn’t make the 33-yard experimental extra point...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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