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14 min ago | CBS Local

How Many Games Will The Oakland Raiders Win This Year?

While every expert on the planet predicted a last-place finish for the Oakland Raiders in 2014, not as many would have pegged them to be the worst team in the National Football League this fall. But after two games - and with several tough games ahead - that's right where the Silver & Black may be headed this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Schaub, Nick Roach, Derek Carr, NFL Players, NFC, NFC West

2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders: Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

For the second week in a row, the Oakland Raiders failed to meet their own expectations. A disappointing performance to start the season raised some concerns.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Mychal Rivera, Darren McFadden, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Marcel Reece

6 hrs ago | Raiders

Player Profile: Marcel Reece

The veteran out of the University of Washington has made a name for himself in the Silver and Black. A vocal leader, a community-minded player and a friendly, but determined face, Reece epitomizes what it means to be a Raider.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Marcel Reece

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Rant Sports

Oakland Raiders In Trouble After 0-2 Start

Are the Oakland Raiders in trouble after a 0-2 start to the 2014 season? What a ridiculous question. I haven't heard too many of those in my life, but that would most definitely be one of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Charles Woodson, Justin Tuck, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Sebastian Janikowski

Newsday

Jets' lack of discipline reflects poorly on Rex Ryan

Jets head coach Rex Ryan talks to the media after practice during minicamp at the Atlantic Health Training Center in Florham Park, N.J. on Thursday, June 19, 2014. The latest example came Sunday in Green Bay, when typically mild-mannered Muhammad Wilkerson was ejected for throwing punches in the third quarter of an eventual 31-24 loss to the Packers.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, David Harris, Muhammad Wilkerson, NFL Players, Green Bay Packers, Derek Carr, Opinion

The Cardboard Connection

Oakland Raiders Collecting and Fan Guide

With one of the most diehard fan bases in the NFL and plenty of team success, the Oakland Raiders remain high on the collecting list. Recent years have not been as kind to fans and collectors, but the Raiders are still a worthy hobby option.

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

Silver And Black Pride

Just Another 1st Round Bust for Oakland...or Maybe Not

Is Khalil Mack all that he was cracked up to be? According to the stat sheet so far, it doesn't seem like it. Mack was one of the most highly touted prospects from the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Khalil Mack, NFL Players, Houston Texans, Duane Brown, Ryan Fitzpatrick

Cape Cod Times

Patriots' defense faces the unknown in Carr

The New England Patriots' defense is preparing for a bit of the unknown in Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr this Sunday. Carr has played two games in the NFL, so there's not a whole lot of video on him.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, Brandon Browner, NFL Players, Derek Carr

Rant Sports

Charles Woodson Said What World Already Knows: The Oakland Raiders Suck

I'd like to take you on a trip in my time machine to a place not too long ago, May 15 of 2013. Late that Wednesday afternoon, Charles Woodson left Dove Valley, Denver Broncos headquarters and practice facility, after having spent all day with various coaches, training staff and players, without signing a contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC West, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, Maurice Jones-Drew, Matt Schaub

ToroTimes

Are the Texans this good?

September 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed is congratulated by defensive end J.J. Watt for recovering the football on an Oakland Raiders fumble during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Texans defeated the Raiders 30-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, J.J Watt, NFL Players, AFC, Brooks Reed, AFC South

SFBay

Winless Raiders scramble for fix

One day after a 30-14 drubbing by the Houston Texans , the weakest team on the Raiders' schedule, head coach Dennis Allen didn't mince his words. Allen may have been more matter-of-fact Monday than he's been over his past two seasons with Oakland, touching on an inconsistent-at-best run defense and other maladies that the Raiders will need to correct: "Ultimately what this game came down to is they were able to run the ball on us when they wanted to run the ball on us.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Khalil Mack, Bojay Filimoeatu, Keith McGill, LaMarr Woodley, Sio Moore, NFL Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

JustBlogBaby

Oakland Raiders: Maurice Jones-Drew may miss Week 3

Aug 22, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew breaks free from Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk before rushing for a touchdown during the first quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Many criticized the Oakland Raiders in the offseason for taking a gamble on the run down veteran Maurice Jones-Drew to replace Rashad Jennings after the 2013 leading rusher in Oakland moved on to the New York Giants.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Maurice Jones-Drew, NFL Players, Latavius Murray, Darren McFadden, Green Bay Packers

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.

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

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.

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

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 .

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

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 .

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

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.

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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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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