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4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Raiders sign former Chargers receiver Vincent Brown

Brown, 25, spent his two NFL seasons with the San Diego Chargers. He caught 60 passes for 801 yards and three touchdowns combined in 2011 and 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denarius Moore, Andre Holmes, Rod Streater, NFL Players, Brice Butler, James Jones

8 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride

The Morning After: Oakland Raiders vs Houston Texans

Those are the words that Charles Woodson used after the game and it really is just that simple. They suck.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, James Jones, Charles Woodson, Justin Tuck, Mychal Rivera, Derek Carr

8 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

Vincent Brown worked out for Oakland Raiders, could be offered deal

Aug 7, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown warms-up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Former San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Brown has worked out for the Oakland Raiders and things went well during the workout and he could be offered a contract, per Adam Caplan .


Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Vincent Brown, NFL Players, Derek Carr, Keenan Allen, Malcom Floyd

9 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride

Know the Enemy Daily Links 9/15: More injuries hit Chiefs

The Broncos sped to a 21-10 halftime lead before the Chiefs converted every third down to make the Broncos sweat. Maybe this time the undefeated-if-sputtering Broncos are in an ideal state as they prepare to play the Seattle Seahawks .


Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Antonio Gates, Philip Rivers, NFL Players

13 hrs ago | Corn Nation

The Morning After: Fresno State

Nebraska improved to 3-0 and took care of a little detail that stuck in Pelini's craw last week. That is, NU failed to stomp on McNeese State's throat when the Cowboys were on the ropes late in the second quarter.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Derek Carr, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, Derron Smith, NCAA Football, NFL Players, NFL Football

18 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Healthy Arian Foster flashes his dominant form again

When it was almost over, Arian Foster sat by himself on the Texans' bench, his shoulder pads flat on the grass and only a sleeveless undershirt covering the top of his beaten frame. When it mattered, Foster was in chipped-and-scratched battle gear, wearing worn-out white, red and blue better than he has in nearly two years.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFL Players, Arian Foster

22 hrs ago | SFGate

Raiders struggle to accept team's rough start

As the final two minutes of Sunday's home opener mercifully evaporated, with most of the Coliseum crowd long gone, Justin Tuck sat at the end of the bench. Some teammates chatted quietly nearby, but Tuck silently and stoically stared at the ground.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Justin Tuck, Carlos Rogers, LaMarr Woodley, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Oakland Raiders: Jason Tarver's Defense Pushed Around Yet Again In Week 2 Loss

With California suffering through a heatwave of epic proportions, state authorities encourage everybody to avoid using major appliances until the evening, lest we force power outages from an overworked electrical grid. It would appear, though, that a massive power outage occurred in the city of Oakland on Sunday afternoon - at least for the guys wearing Silver and Black.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Khalil Mack, LaMarr Woodley, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Tarell Brown, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)


Foster posts rushing mark as Houston beats Oakland

Defensive end J.J. Watt caught a touchdown pass and Arian Foster posted his 27th career 100-yard rushing performance as visiting Houston trounced Oakland. Foster carried 28 times for 138 yards and a score while Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 14-of-19 passes for 139 yards and two TDs for the Texans , who halted their seven-game road losing streak and matched their win total for the entire 2013 season.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, James Jones, J.J Watt, NFL Players, Arian Foster, Ryan Fitzpatrick

Marin Independent Journal

Raiders' Charles Woodson: 'We're not very good'

A: It's disappointing. I don't know what else to say about it. Coming into the season we felt a lot better about where we were at that point.


Related Topix: Sports, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, NFL Football


Oakland Raiders: Charles Woodson "embarrassed" by blowout home opener

September 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is tackled by Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson during the first quarter at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Charles Woodson has decided to end his Hall of Fame career in the place it all started with the Oakland Raiders, hopeful that he would be able to help guide the struggling franchise back to the promised land before hanging up his cleats for good.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, Houston Texans, Arian Foster

The Washington Post

Jones-Drew out for Raiders with right hand injury

Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew will miss the home opener against the Houston Texans with an injured right hand. Jones-Drew did not practice all week but was listed as questionable for Sunday's game.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Maurice Jones-Drew, Matt McGloin, Nick Roach, Tony Bergstrom, Darren McFadden, NFL Players


Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders: Live Score and Analysis for Houston

The difference between 2-0 and 1-1 is worth more than just one game. Well, not technically, but a team's odds at making the playoffs increases dramatically with a 2-0 record.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC South, Maurice Jones-Drew, NFL Players, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars


Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans inactives: Nick Roach, Maurice...

Aug 22, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is tackled by Oakland Raiders linebacker Nick Roach and defensive end LaMarr Woodley after getting a pass away in the 1st quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen and defensive coordinator Jason Tarver will have to gameplan without their starting middle linebacker for the second straight week to start the 2014 NFL season as Nick Roach was named one of the Raiders inactives on Sunday afternoon after failing to clear the concussion protocol required to play.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Roach, NFL Players, Miles Burris, LaMarr Woodley, Jonathan Dowling, Tony Bergstrom

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders 2015 draft watch, offensive needs

While 2014 is supposed to be the season that the Raiders see some progress, their first game against the Jet s would suggest otherwise. The quickest way to improve a team is through the draft.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Menelik Watson, Rod Streater, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Donald Penn, Texas A&M University-Commerce NCAA, NCAA Sports, Texas A&M Aggies NCAA Football, NCAA Football

The Fresno Bee

Get yourself in the game: How to visit 49ers or Raiders

Getting to see the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders play in person can be an experience in itself. The 49ers have moved into new digs, Levi's Stadium, in Santa Clara.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Derek Carr, NFL Players, San Francisco 49ers, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Raiders' Carr to make home debut vs. familiar foe

Carr's big brother, David, was the first Texans draft pick back in 2002, and the younger Carr spent much of the first five years of the franchise hanging around the team. He went to the games and practices, played catch with the mascot and hung around with NFL stars such as Andre Johnson.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Andre Johnson, J.J Watt, Shane Lechler, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Rant Sports

Oakland Raiders' Matt Schaub Shouldn't Retire as Future is Still Bright

When he was signed to a brand new team in the offseason for the first time in his career, Matt Schaub was looking forward to a new chapter. The Oakland Raiders ' quarterback was excited to bring some credibility to a franchise yearning for a high-caliber starter to steer them into the right direction.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Schaub, NFL Players, Derek Carr

Contra Costa Times

Kawakami: Raiders' Dennis Allen in race to survive

Of course, there is time for Allen to save his Raiders' coaching career, but not a lot of it. Maybe weeks.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt McGloin, Matt Schaub, Derek Carr, NFL Players, San Francisco 49ers

Rant Sports

5 Oakland Raiders Who Must Be Traded In 2014

The Oakland Raiders have a few players who deserve more playing time, and that means players will be expendable. Despite losing their first game of the 2014 season, things seem to be looking bright for the future.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt McGloin, Matt Schaub, Andre Holmes, Derek Carr, NFL Players, David Ausberry