Oakland Raiders Articles

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 10. Locks of the Week Take the Manning Bros. to cover on the road against a pair of teams with a combined 1–7 record over their last four games. Giants (-4...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Here we are — the halfway point of the NFL season and six weeks away from the start of the fantasy postseason for many. Injuries are making lineup decisions harder — sometimes easier in the committee world of some positions — and bye...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 6. Locks of the Week Take the birds in a pair of blowouts over a couple of teams who have made a trend of getting blown out on the road so far this season....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Choosing the right defense/special teams unit for your fantasy football team is not a decison that should be taken lightly. Last season, three DSTs (San Francisco, Philadelphia and Houston) scored 180 or more fantasy points. That total put them...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
What can the Oakland Raiders do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Oakland Raiders check in at No. 23. The Raiders’ 2011 season will be...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter. For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The Seattle Seahawks own the 16-game NFL record for fewest points scored with 140 in 1992. Seattle also own the all-time mark for fewest yards in a game when it totaled minus-7 yards in against the L.A. Rams in 1979. The Tampa Bay Bucs set the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Oakland Raiders 2012 Schedule: Week 1: ...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Q: What player holds the NFL record for the longest fumble return for a touchdown? — D. Francis, Round Rock, Texas A: Actually, two players share the record: The Raiders’ Jack Tatum returned a fumble 104 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 24, 1972...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
If Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is active, you play him against the Oakland Raiders in Week 15. It’s as simple as this. You saw what Ryan Grant did last week against the Raiders right? He came out of nowhere, and busted off a 47-yard...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Browns (4-8) at Steelers (9-3) Cleveland’s Colt...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
You’re starting Oakland Raiders receiver Denarius Moore this week against the Minnesota Vikings, right? You’re just reading this because you need confirmation that it’s the right play for one of your fantasy WR spots in Week 11. I understand....
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
There are contenders and there are pretenders, and sometimes this late in the season it’s impossible to separate the two. One moment a team like the Buffalo Bills can look like the best team in the AFC East. The next their fast start can fall...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson raved about speedy receiver Jacoby Ford in the offseason, saying he had the potential to be a standout No. 1 receiver. Ford did show his knack for racking up big yards in just a few catches last week against...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
The first Thursday night game of the NFL season is just a day away, and there are plenty of early choices you need to make about your fantasy rosters this week — namely Michael Bush or Mike Tolbert in the battle of No. 2 running backs. Bush,...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
There’s nowhere to go but up for Carson Palmer after his -1.36-point debut to fantasy owners in 2011. The new Oakland Raiders quarterback should have no problem raising that point total quite a bit against a Denver Broncos team that apparently...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush The Oakland Raiders did not overpay for Carson Palmer — they made the right move by trading for him. Forget the 8-for-21, 116-yard, three-INT, one-pick-six performance in the second half of a 28–0 loss to the archrival Kansas...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Carson Palmer was the 13th best fantasy quarterback in 2010, averaging 17.6 points per game. He was the 15th best fantasy QB in 2009 at 15.9 points per game. That gives one optimism that he can still be serviceable. Just how serviceable is what...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Carson Palmer is finally out of retirement and no longer a Bengal after the Al Davis-less Raiders traded two first round draft picks (one of them conditional) to Cincinnati. I guess Al Davis lives on. Let's get this straight. The Oakland...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush Al Davis was born in Plymouth County, Mass., on the Fourth of July in 1929, just three months before the start of the Great Depression. From that day until his passing on Saturday, Oct. 8 of this year, Davis was the...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) That is right, after five weeks of NFL action, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is fantasy football's No. 1 running back. One of my favorite aspects of fantasy is charting the season of...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Last week, it was the best player on offense. This week, the Houston Texans’ best defender went down with an injury. All-Pro defensive end-turned-linebacker Mario Williams will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. He was...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Al Davis, the always controversial and enigmatic owner of the Oakland Raiders passed away today, October 8th, 2011. The cause of death is currently unknown, but the team site says they will issue a statement later today with more information...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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