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54 min ago | The Fresno Bee

Warszawski: Derek Carr's leadership on full display after Raiders' ugly loss in home opener

Carr took the blame for the two interceptions he threw and for the Raiders being shut out until the fourth quarter. He took the blame for the offensive line's porous blocking, for the defense's feeble tackling, even for his receivers' costly fumbles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Mychal Rivera, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Houston Texans, Kareem Jackson

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SFGate

Raiders offensive line welcomes challenge of Texans, Watt

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt delivered a dominant performance last week in a win over Washington. Photo: Bob Levey, Stringer / Getty Images The Raiders' offensive linemen have their work cut out for them in the home opener against Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Maurice Jones-Drew, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Khalil Mack, Nick Roach

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Raiders Offensive Line Needs Big Game

Will the Raiders offensive line be able to block Texans defensive end J.J. Watt ? In facing the Houston Texans Sunday at O.co Coliseum, the Raiders, now 0-1 after losing to the Jets last week, can't afford to drop to 0-2 with a trip to face the Patriots next week in New England. And one of the big factors in whether the Raiders can get their first win Sunday will be how the rebuilt offensive line can handle the NFL's best defensive lineman J.J. Watt and a terrific defensive front seven.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalif Barnes, Austin Howard, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Donald Penn

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Jets' Geno knows opposing QB's dilemma

It's an enviable position to be in, and one that could set the tone for a season - and maybe even a career. Raiders open third season with Dennis Allen as coach and looking for first Week 1 victory under him, while Jets' Rex Ryan is 4-1 in openers.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Michael Vick, NFL Players, Oakland Raiders, Matt Schaub, Derek Carr

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Raiders gives Carr keys to offense

The romancing phase was surprisingly short and sweet, and beginning today the question becomes whether this shotgun marriage between rookie quarterback Derek Carr and the Raiders is also enduring. There have been a few of those in the recent past.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Matt Schaub, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Thu Sep 04, 2014

NBC Bay Area

For Now, Derek Carr is Raiders' Chosen One

Quarterback Derek Carr was happy to be named Sunday's starter against the Jets, but knows he'll need to produce. Without ever appearing in an NFL regular-season game, he's the Raiders' savior.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Matt Schaub, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Justin Tuck, Mychal Rivera, Andre Holmes, Derek Carr, NFL Players

Gang Green Nation

Jets vs. Raiders: Opportunities to Snack

One of the best ways to protect a young quarterback from an attacking defense is to establish an effective run game. The Raiders have a quarterback making his first career NFL start Sunday so putting him in reasonable downs and distances will be a desired outcome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, New York Jets, NFL Players, Damon Harrison, Derek Carr

Tue Sep 02, 2014

SFGate

Derek Carr earns Week 1 start, Oakland hopes he's here to stay

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub throws during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Matt Schaub, Matt McGloin, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

SFGate

James Jones compares Derek Carr to Aaron Rodgers

Receiver James Jones said he was one of the few people in the Raiders locker room that was not surprised the coaching staff went with rookie quarterback Derek Carr over veteran Matt Schaub on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr, NFL Players, James Jones, Matt Schaub, Houston Texans

Sun Aug 24, 2014

JustBlogBaby

Gabe Jackson Ready to Start for Oakland Raiders

Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Oakland Raiders guard Gabe Jackson against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Gabe Jackson, NFL Players, Khalif Barnes, Khalil Mack, T.J Carrie

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ESPN

Why Wisniewski is worth securing now

Late in the preseason is often when NFL teams consider extending potential free agents offers in an attempt to secure them for the longterm and ending any question of the team's commitment to the player.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Oakland Raiders Who Could Make Pro Bowl in 2014

The Oakland Raiders spent a lot of money in free agency this year. That being said, Oakland will be much more competitive in the tough AFC West.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, AFC, AFC West, Khalil Mack, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, James Jones

ESPN

O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Donald Penn

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