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Raiders report card: Derek Carr shines, run defense not so much

The Mercury News - 17 Sep 2018
Click HERE if you're having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device. DENVER — Just like that the Raiders trail two teams in their division by two games. That didn't take long. It wasn't a heartbreaking loss – it's only Week 2 – but Sunday's ...

NFL Power Rankings: 49ers and Raiders bringing up the rear - 22 Oct 2018
With the acquisition of Dallas' first-round pick, head coach Jon Gruden and the Raiders will have three first-round picks in 2019: their own, the Bears' pick acquired in the Khalil Mack trade and now the Cowboys' pick. Back on Oct. 14, the NFL Network ...

Raiders: Reeling at 1-5, where do they go after the bye?

San Francisco Chronicle - 21 Oct 2018
Three months ago, on the eve of training camp, Jon Gruden stood on a stage at Ricky's in San Leandro and, in a loud, commanding voice, addressed a crowd of raucous Raiders fans gathered to celebrate his return as head coach. “I don't want to make a lot ...

Looking ahead to 2019, what are the Raiders biggest needs?

Just Blog Baby (blog) - 22 Oct 2018
It isn't fun to endure a rebuild and Raiders fans have had to go through too many in the last two decades. But if all goes well, the Raiders will have their time on top. Nonetheless, let's try to be positive and put some faith in Gruden to do what he ...

The one dismal truth about Raiders trading Amari Cooper to Dallas - 22 Oct 2018
That he got a first-rounder for Cooper speaks to Dallas owner Jerry Jones' own desperation as the team's gasbaggy general manager, but it is also the latest in a series of reminders that the Raiders in their current state of disarray are essentially a ...

Which Raiders running back will carry the load

247Sports - 21 Oct 2018
Friday morning, the Oakland Raiders received unfortunate news about running back Marshawn Lynch when NFL insider Ian Rapoport tweeted that Lynch would be missing at least a month with a groin injury. Rapoport continued by reporting that Injured ...

Jon Gruden cleaning house doesn't mean Reggie McKenzie departure

Silver and Black Pride - 22 Oct 2018
All we hear in the media these days is how once-again Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is getting rid of all of general manager Reggie McKenzie's players and will get rid of him at the end of the season. He's definitely looking to get rid of ...

Jerry, you need to make a deal for Amari Cooper ASAP

Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) - 21 Oct 2018
The Oakland Raiders were dumb enough to trade away their best defensive player, so of course head coach Jon Gruden would deal his best offensive player. If the Dallas Cowboys can obtain Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper for a second round pick, Pro ...

REPORT: Raiders open to trading CB Gareon Conley

Raiders Wire - 21 Oct 2018
Conley has been struggling with his confidence in recent weeks and trade rumors likely won't help. If the Raiders were to trade Conley, they would likely ask for a mid-round pick, at least. However, don't expect a team to give Oakland enough to move ...

Raiders roster could look very different in 2019

Silver and Black Pride - 20 Oct 2018
Over the last few weeks, no team has had as many trade rumors swirling around them as the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have some talented players, but at 1-5 their season is basically over and other teams could look to swoop in and acquire talent.

Spondon Post Office blown up by cash machine raiders

BBC News - 22 Oct 2018
Raiders have blasted open the front of a post office in a bid to steal a cash machine. Debris was strewn outside the Post Office in Chapel Street, Spondon, Derby, after the explosion at about 04:45 BST. Residents were woken by a "terrifying", "loud ...

NFL fines Raiders $20000 for improper injury report

ESPN - 18 Oct 2018
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NFL has not announced the fine. The Raiders lost to the Chargers in the road game, 26-10. Osemele has been bothered by a knee injury and also did not play in Oakland's game at London on Sunday, ...

In another dead season for 49ers and Raiders, who's worse?

San Francisco Chronicle - 18 Oct 2018
In contrast, the Raiders have whipped their own abused fan base into a frenzy of hope over the past two seasons. In 2016, the team went 12-4 and likely would have won at least one playoff game had Derek Carr not gotten hurt. The Raiders looked to have ...

Business seems slow at Raiders stores in Las Vegas after 1-5 start

Las Vegas Review-Journal - 20 Oct 2018
With the Raiders taking this week off it seemed a good time to check out my local The Raider Image store in the Galleria Mall. They had all kinds of silver and black merchandise. They were out of silver and black alarm clocks that play Big Ben chimes ...

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