7 hrs ago
Tuck will play scout team in practice if he has to
Close your eyes when Justin Tuck talks and you may hear Richard Seymour and Tommy Kelly, former Raiders defensive veterans of recent years trying to explain disappointing efforts. And how close they are to turning it around.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start
Oakland Raiders strong safety Tyvon Branch and defensive end Benson Mayowa stand on the sideline late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Raiders Game Review
The Raiders cannot run the ball, not against the Jets with Maurice Jones-Drew or against the Texans with Darren McFadden . Some of that has to fall on the line, which the coaches do praise for its pass-blocking.
Watt's TD catch fuels Texans' 30-14 win vs Raiders
Watt caught a 1-yard touchdown pass, Arian Foster ran for 138 yards and a score and the Houston Texans won their second straight game to open the season, beating the Oakland Raiders 30-14 on Sunday. Instead of controlling the game from his usual defensive end position, Watt made his biggest impact on the opening drive.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Silver And Black Pride
Can the Raiders make the playoffs this season with Derek Carr?
With rookie quarterback Derek Carr not looking too shabby in his first ever NFL start last week, I started wondering, could the Raiders make the playoffs this season? As poorly as the Raiders have been managed over the past several years, like most NFL teams that have lacked a legitimate starting quarterback. They've really been a franchise quarterback away from being a viable contender in the AFC.
Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders: Complete Week 2 Preview for Oakland
The Oakland Raiders were hoping to start off 2014 on a better note. It's not just that the team lost 19-14 in the season opener at the New York Jets .
Fri Sep 12, 2014
New sack specialist Smith's Ninja Assassin persona wins fans
Friend has become foe, and there will be a lot of people - in the stands - wearing masks at O.co Coliseum. But once he gets his bearings, Raiders fans can hope to see what the Ninja Assassin has been training for his whole life: "I am looking forward to bringing him out," Raiders defensive tackle Antonio Smith said of his Ninja Assassin alter ego.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Raiders: Maurice Jones-Drew may not face Texans
If the Raiders are going to get their running game on track in Week 2, they'll likely do it without running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Jones-Drew confirmed Thursday he'd had a "minor procedure" on his right hand, which was swollen and had a small bandage below his index finger.
[News] Lecrae "Anomaly" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist & Album Stream
Lecrae said via Twitter today that his new album is slated to drop in August and that it will be titled Anomaly . The rapper posted a picture with a piece of notebook paper that said,oeMy name is Lecrae and my new album Anomaly drops August 2014.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Oakland Raiders: 5 Takeaways from Week 1 Loss
Though the opening week loss to the Jets undoubtedly has some rolling their eyes and bracing themselves for another losing season, all is not lost for the Raiders in 2014. Though the team needs to progress and improve in many areas - and improve quickly - there were a few positives for Oakland to build on.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Inside The Oakland Raiders
Thoughts from afar on Raiders loss to Jets
Beat writer Jerry McDonald attended today's Raiders game against the New York Jets. So, he's your man for quotes from players and coaches.
NFL Picks Week 1: Odds and Over-Under Advice Before Sunday Kick-off
It's finally the start of the NFL regular season, and that means one thing: It's time to start making some money. Gambling on professional sports has become a billion-dollar industry, and there's no reason why you can't hop on the bandwagon, too.
NY Jets Blog
Raiders at Jets: Quick hits on today's matchup
The Setup: The Raiders are a team with something of a split personality. On one side, they are a young team filled with players early in their career.
Nanaimo Daily News
In his Raiders debut, defensive end Justin Tuck returns to Meadowlands to face Jets
During that time, Tuck became known as a fierce pass rushing defensive end, getting 60 1/2 sacks. Tuck was an All-Pro twice and led the Giants to two Super Bowl titles.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
In-Depth with DE Justin Tuck
Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring together both runners and NFL fans, and welcomes participants of all abilities to kick off the 2014 Oakland Raiders season. Be sure to register early as spots will be limited.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Sports Media 101
New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul Tells Stephen .A. Smith: We Will Win the NFC East
Giants 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Giants as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Giants 101.
New York Jets Week 1 Know Thy Enemy: The Oakland Raiders
Aug 15, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen during the game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Aug 28, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the second quarter at O.co Coliseum.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
New York Jets
Jets-Raiders: 9 Things to Know
Rex Ryan let the crowd at last week's Jets Kickoff Luncheon know how he feels about our season-opening game against the Raiders on Sunday and our 2014 season in general. "I think I've waited all my life to coach this football team," the head coach said.
The Campbell Reporter
Justin Tuck taking Raiders youngsters under his wing
It could be a problem with the rookie linebacker's footwork, or that he didn't use his hands properly to disengage from a blocker. It's at that point that Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck will step in, the same way Michael Strahan did for Tuck nine seasons ago.
Inside Bay Area
Thompson: Raiders need to collect foundational pieces
Even if the Raiders hold their own against a brutal schedule, that is just the first hurdle. Even if all the veterans they have collected pan out, they are only a bridge.