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Oakland Raiders 2014 Season Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 4 hours ago
No one could or should expect this club to compete with Denver atop the AFC West but it's certainly not unreasonable to expect improvement from back-to- back 4-12 seasons and perhaps the organization's first winning record since its Super Bowl season of 2002.The Raiders entered the 2014 league year with the most money to spend in free agency, a war chest of well over $60 million at the start of...

Oakland RB Sheets out for year

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former CFL standout Kory Sheets will miss the 2014 season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in Friday's game against Green Bay.Sheets was competing for a backup running back and kick returner position on the Raiders, but on his Twitter account he stated: "A dream deferred....out for the year."The 29-year-old signed a contract with Oakland in the offseason...

Raiders LB Moore taken off field on stretcher

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 3 days ago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore left Friday's game in Green Bay on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury.The injury took place early in the second quarter when Moore attempted to make a tackle. He took a hit to his neck and back and was on the ground for several minutes before being put on a stretcher. He gave a thumbs up to the crowd while being...

Raiders rookie Carr sustains concussion

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 2 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr suffered a concussion during Friday's preseason game against the Detroit Lions, head coach Dennis Allen announced after the contest.Carr exited Oakland's 27-26 win over the Lions with under six minutes left after taking a hard shot from Detroit's Larry Webster on a pass attempt.The 2014 second-round pick played well...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Besides being home to the AFC champions, the AFC West was the only division in the NFL last season with three playoff teams. Denver is a legitimate Super Bowl contender again this season, but what about fellow postseason participants Kansas City and San Diego? And does Oakland have any reason for optimism following significant roster turnover? In order to get an accurate assessment of how...

Oakland Raiders 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 3 days ago
General manager Reggie McKenzie spent his first two seasons in Oakland cutting high-salaried players and getting the Raiders out of salary cap hell. The Raiders entered free agency this year with around $65 million in cap space, and McKenzie started spending like a man who had won the lottery. He signed nearly a dozen free agents, most of them in their late 20s and early 30s, veterans with...

Raiders TE Ausberry to have knee surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 5 days ago
Napa, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Oakland Raiders tight end David Ausberry will have knee surgery and will miss the preseason opener Friday."He may be out for a little while," Raiders coach Dennis Allen said following practice Tuesday. "We should be able to get him back some point in time. We'll have to evaluate that as we go along."Ausberry missed the entire 2013 season due to a shoulder injury. He...

Extra Points: The unlikeliest legend takes his place in Canton

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 hours ago
Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Coca-Cola has a new "Share a Coke" summer campaign that, for the first time, replaces its famous logo with 250 different names.Everything from Aaron to Zach were among the monikers selected but for those with far more unique handles, Coke also put a number of generic options on certain cans. Things like "BFF," "Friend" and "Star" were utilized.Coke products...

Raiders eyeing San Antonio for relocation

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 days ago
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders, whose lease at O.co Coliseum expires next year, are apparently shopping for a new location, landing in Texas almost two weeks ago.The Express-News on Tuesday cited sources which claimed that Raiders owner Mark Davis and two others involved with the franchise met with several movers and shakers in San Antonio, including recently-departed...

Raiders sign Deering

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
Napa, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed safety Jeremy Deering on Monday.Deering was originally signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in May before being waived later in the month.In four seasons at Rutgers, he played in 48 games, seeing action at running back, wide receiver, kick returner and safety. He finished his collegiate career with 130 rushes for...