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Atlanta Falcons vs. Oakland Raiders Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 7 months 1 week ago
After their thrilling, season-opening victory in New Orleans, the Oakland Raiders will play in their home opener on Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons.   Last weekend, the Raiders overcame an 11-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter to win 35-34 after Derek Carr hooked up with Michael Crabtree on two-point conversion with 47 seconds left. The Saints had a chance in...

Why You Must Start DeSean Jackson and Other WR/TE Start/Sit Fantasy Advice For Week 2

By Michael Horvath, 7 months 1 week ago
Some surprises, both the good and bad kind, in Week 1 in terms of fantasy performances by wide receivers and tight ends. Before we look ahead to Week 2, let’s see how my Week 1 advice fared.   Good Calls...   Start Donte Moncrief (12.4 fantasy points) – The Colts' offense is going to score A LOT of points this year.   Sit Jarvis Landry (5.9 FP) – Landry...

Oakland Raiders vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The Black and Gold opens the franchise's 50th year of its NFL existence by hosting the Silver and Black. Both teams look to improve on their 7-9 records in 2015. The Raiders seek their first winning season since playing in Super Bowl XXXVII after winning the AFC in 2002. The Saints are determined to qualify for the playoffs after a two-year absence.   The Saints lead the...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 8 months 2 weeks ago
This is not the same Denver team that won Super Bowl 50, but the Broncos’ defense should still be among the NFL’s best. Even with the questions on offense, particularly at quarterback, there’s no reason to not consider Gary Kubiak’s team a threat to repeat. Kansas City would like nothing more than to knock Denver from its perch atop the division, but the Chiefs have some...

5 Questions Surrounding the Oakland Raiders Entering the 2016 NFL Season

By Antwan Staley, 8 months 3 weeks ago
The Oakland Raiders made a lot of buzz during the NFL offseason after spending aggressively in free agency. The team signed both cornerback Sean Smith and linebacker Bruce Irvin to four-year contracts, while also adding offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and safety Reggie Nelson.   Related: Oakland Raiders 2016 Team Preview and Prediction   So optimism is pretty high in Oakland for...

2014 NFL Mock Draft: A look back

By Braden Gall, 8 months 3 weeks ago
We look back at our projections (some hits, some misses) for all 32 picks of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Oakland Raiders 2016 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 9 months 2 weeks ago
Coach Jack Del Rio took over a Raiders team last year that was coming off a 3–13 season and more than doubled that win total, finishing 7–9. The Raiders haven’t made the playoffs or finished above .500 since 2002 when they reached Super Bowl XXXVII and lost to Tampa Bay. But expectations are soaring in Oakland this year, and a return to the postseason and double-digit wins...

2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.   NFL fans will get the chance to see the 2016 edition of...

5 Perfect 2016 NFL Draft Fits for the Oakland Raiders

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 1 week ago
It isn't often that an NFL team that finishes 7-9 and doesn't make the playoffs is the talk of the offseason, but the Oakland Raiders have been in the news a lot lately. Oakland has been one of the most active teams in free agency, having already signed linebacker Bruce Irvin, guard Kelechi Osemele, safety Reggie Nelson and cornerback Sean Smith, just to name a few.   While...