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.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders
Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season.