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3 hrs ago | KMIZ

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.

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

3 hrs ago | 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.

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

3 hrs ago | JustBlogBaby

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 O.co 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.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

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.

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

8 hrs ago | JustBlogBaby

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.

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

11 hrs ago | 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.

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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

15 hrs ago | 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.

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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

19 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Contra Costa Times

Raiders fans, Antonio Smith's 'Ninja Assassin' an ideal match

If ever a fan base and a player seemed to be a perfect match, it would be the Raiders defensive tackle Antonio Smith and the most infamous partisans in the NFL. Smith came out of the tunnel each week as a member of the Houston Texans wearing his "Ninja Assassin'' mask and had a special dance for sacks which included a simulated "slash of death'' and the throwing of "Ninja stars.'

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFL Players, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals), Charles Woodson, Bojay Filimoeatu, Taiwan Jones

Silver And Black Pride

For Dennis Allen, Raiders they don't get much more 'must win' than this

Marshall Faulk asked us this question: "Standing your ground under pressure is no easy feat. But that's what makes a team Professional Grade.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Miami Dolphins

Raiders

JT Chats with McClain, Lechler

Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Greg Townsend at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring together both runners and NFL fans, and welcomes participants of all abilities to kick off the 2014 Oakland Raiders season. Be sure to register early as spots will be limited.

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Rant Sports

Oakland Raiders: Analyzing Team's Areas of Concern Heading Into Week 2

They have doubters. They have haters. Let's face it, the outlook for the Oakland Raiders ' 2014 season has already been chalked up by close to the majority.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tyvon Branch, NFL Players, Darren McFadden, Derek Carr, Tarell Brown, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Jones-Drew, Roach questionable for Raiders

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen remains hopeful that running back Maurice Jones-Drew will be able to play in Sunday's home opener against the Houston Texans. Nick Roach's status isn't as encouraging, meaning the Raiders likely will be without their starting middle linebacker for a second straight week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Bojay Filimoeatu, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Burris, Taiwan Jones, NFL Players, Marcel Reece

Contra Costa Times

Texans bring back memories for Raiders' Derek Carr

Technically, it was his brother, David, who suited up for the Houston Texans from 2002-06. But little Derek got his first taste of the NFL in those days, both on the field and off.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Andre Johnson, NFL Players, Derek Carr, Matt Schaub

Chico Enterprise-Record

Texans bring back memories for Raiders' Derek Carr

Technically, it was his brother, David, who suited up for the Houston Texans from 2002-06. But little Derek got his first taste of the NFL in those days, both on the field and off.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Andre Johnson, NFL Players, Derek Carr, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Matt Schaub, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football

The Arizona Republic

NFL: 32 potential new Pro Bowlers this season

NFL: 32 players who could break out as Pro Bowlers The following players could be ready for a Pro Bowl breakout in 2014. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tIu00h Perhaps they've gone unrecognized.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Nate Davis, NFL Players, Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans

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