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3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Report: Carr to start over Schaub in Raiders' opener

Fox Sports reported Monday that Raiders coach Dennis Allen has informed the team that Carr will start over veteran Matt Schaub against the Jets on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Schaub, NFL Football, NFL Players, Houston Texans, Case Keenum

3 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

Derek Carr has full backing of Oakland Raiders organization

Aug 28, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr smiles on the sideline during the second quarter of the preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Derek Carr, NFL Players, Matt Schaub, Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson

3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Oakland Raiders name Derek Carr their starting quarterback

Derek Carr will be come the 18th starting quarterback for the Raiders since 2002 and the first rookie to start a regular-season opener in franchise history.

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

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Raiders ink CB Dowling, 9 others to practice squad

Dowling played nine games for the Patriots in 2011-12 after being drafted in the second round.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Scott Simonson, Seth Roberts, NFL Players, Lamar Mady, George Atkinson, Denico Autry

6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

George Atkinson III makes Raiders' practice squad

George Atkinson III, who had a breakout performance in the Raiders' final preseason game, was one of 10 players named to the Raiders practice squad Monday Atkinson III, son of former Raiders safety George Atkinson, had a game-high 63 yards on eight carries and returned a kickoff 45 yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, George Atkinson, NFL Football, Bojay Filimoeatu, Scott Simonson, Seth Roberts, Denico Autry

6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

George Atkinson III makes Raiders' practice squad

George Atkinson III, who had a breakout performance in the Raiders' final preseason game, was one of 10 players named to the Raiders practice squad Monday Atkinson III, son of former Raiders safety George Atkinson, had a game-high 63 yards on eight carries and returned a kickoff 45 yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, George Atkinson, NFL Football, Bojay Filimoeatu, Scott Simonson, Seth Roberts, Denico Autry

10 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride

Raiders 2014 Free Agency - Clearing some misconceptions

Something that I'm getting really, really tired of hearing about is how the Oakland Raiders are showing how inept and pathetic they are yet again by signing older and declining free agents and somehow expecting to compete against the mighty Denver Broncos , the upstart San Diego Chargers and surprise Kansas City Chiefs .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Justin Tuck, NFL Players, Khalil Mack, Matt Schaub, LaMarr Woodley, Derek Carr

14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Alex Smith's Contract Extension Is the Perfect Deal for the Kansas City Chiefs

Quarterback Alex Smith signed a four-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday with $45 million in guaranteed money, as first reported by Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star .

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Alex Smith (San Francisco 49ers), NFL Players, Justin Houston, Matt Schaub

18 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Oakland Raiders: 53 man roster and analysis on final cuts

Yesterday, NFL teams were required to make their final cuts to being rosters down to 53 players for the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Kasa, Neiko Thorpe, T.J Carrie, Sio Moore, NFL Players, David Ausberry

21 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Is WR Denarius Moore Surviving The Cut A Good Thing For Oakland Raiders?

There's a lot truth to that old saying, "the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

SILive.com

Former Staten Islander Scott Simonson signed to Oakland Raiders practice squad

Oakland Raiders tight end Scott Simonson, center, loses his helmet and fumbles as he is hit by Detroit Lions defensive back DeJon Gomes during the fourth quarter of a recent NFL preseason game in Oakland.

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Marin Independent Journal

Oakland Raiders sign Seattle Seahawks castoff

ALAMEDA _ The Raiders claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday as they began tinkering with their 53-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kaelin Burnett, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, Benson Mayowa

The Sand Trap

Are you ready for some NFL Football? 2014 Edition.

Can you name some who were actually good? Y . I bet you can come up with more who have started and succeeded especially in the last 15 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, JaMarcus Russell, NFL Players, Khalil Mack, Derek Carr

The Fresno Bee

Fresno State football's big day in L.A. goes south in a big way

If Fresno State thought it would make a 2014 sequel to last year's dream season, that curtain was dropped like a hammer Saturday.

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

Silver And Black Pride

Analyzing Raiders intitial 53-man roster

The Raiders announced their cuts to meet the 53-man roster. But as we know, these may be called "final" but they are anything but final.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jonathan Dowling, T.J Carrie, Kaelin Burnett, Taiwan Jones, NFL Players, David Ausberry

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

QB Pryor cut by Seahawks at deadline

Pryor was acquired from the Oakland Raiders in April but joined a roster with two other mobile quarterbacks, Russell Wilson and Tarvaris Jackson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson, NFL Players, D'Anthony Smith, Phillip Adams

JustBlogBaby

Explaining The Oakland Raiders Quarterback Situation

Aug 15, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub warms up before the start of the game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Schaub, NFL Players, Matt McGloin

The Washington Post

Raiders cut Little, Ross to get to 53

The Oakland Raiders cut receiver Greg Little, safety Brandian Ross and 20 other players Saturday to reduce their roster to the 53-man limit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, George Atkinson, Jarrod Shaw, Brandian Ross, Karl Williams, Jeremy Stewart

Rant Sports

Oakland Raiders' Season Reliant On Uncertain Quarterback Position

As we all know by now, there is still ongoing uncertainty at the quarterback position for the Oakland Raiders .

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

Dawgpounddaily

Greg Little Released by Oakland Raiders

Jul 28, 2014; Napa, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders receiver Greg Little stretches at training camp at Napa Valley Marriott.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Little, NFL Football

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