Oakland Raiders Articles

J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Upsets filled the Week 7 slate, including two on Friday night, as Washington State lost to California, and Syracuse knocked off Clemson...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Derek Carr
The Oakland Raiders will play their second consecutive home game on Sunday as they host the Los Angeles Chargers in a key AFC West matchup. The Raiders will look to snap a three-game losing streak to their divisional rivals.   The Chargers...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the seventh weekend of action. The Week 7 slate is a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
College Football Top 25: Auburn Tigers Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The sixth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first six weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Alternate Uniform
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Matt Campbell, Iowa State Cyclones Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Iowa State upset Oklahoma in Norman to knock the Sooners from the ranks of the unbeaten. Michigan also suffered its first loss of...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Khalil Mack
In their first couple of games of the season, the Oakland Raiders appeared to be a legit Super Bowl contender. Now the team has lost two in a row and possibly their quarterback for an extended period of time.   Derek Carr is expected to miss...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Von Miller
Both the Oakland Raiders and the Denver Broncos lost their Week 3 games. The Raiders (2-1) lost on Sunday night to the Redskins while the Broncos (2-1) had a surprising loss to the Bills in Buffalo. Prior to last week, Oakland had beaten a good...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Von Miller
Both the Oakland Raiders and the Denver Broncos lost their Week 3 games. The Raiders (2-1) lost on Sunday night to the Redskins while the Broncos (2-1) had a surprising loss to the Bills in Buffalo. Prior to last week, Oakland had beaten a good...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Derek Carr
For the first time since 2002, the Oakland Raiders have begun the season 2-0. Last week, the Raiders destroyed the New York Jets 45-20 in their home opener. This week, the Raiders will be on the road in front of a national television audience as...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Derek Carr
The New York Jets and Oakland Raiders couldn’t be on further ends of the spectrum entering their Week 2 matchup. While the Raiders looked like a Super Bowl contender in their opening road win over the Titans, the Jets could end up being the...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The Oakland Raiders will begin their 2017 NFL season on the road as they will travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.   Both the Raiders and Titans wrapped up their preseason last Thursday night with losses....
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Derek Carr
The AFC West saw some roles reversed in 2016. Super Bowl 50 champion Denver missed the playoffs, falling a game short of a wild card berth. But Kansas City and Oakland both made the playoffs with 12-4 records, with the Chiefs taking the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Khalil Mack
The Raiders finished above .500 and returned to the playoffs last year for the first time since 2002, but their season ended on a sour note — and their offseason set the stage for a second messy divorce with Oakland and a planned move to...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
7 months ago
Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Oakland Raiders fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Oakland Raiders...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Is Marshawn Lynch the best NFL player ever to come out of retirement?   “Beast Mode” is back. Lynch, 31, was traded from the Seattle Seahawks to his hometown Oakland Raiders after sitting out the entire 2016 season. But he’...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Adrian Peterson
On Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings announced that they will not exercise the option on running back Adrian Peterson’s contract. Now the 10-year veteran, seven-time Pro Bowler, four-time first-team All-Pro, three-time league rushing...
Antwan Staley
10 months ago
Greg Olsen
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends...
J.P. Scott
11 months ago
Khalil Mack
For the second straight season, the Houston Texans will host a wild card game. The hope is that this year’s matchup goes a lot better than last year’s 30-0 loss to Kansas City.   The Texans’ (9-7) opponent this time will be...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Matt McGloin
Last week’s 33-25 win against Indianapolis was bittersweet for Oakland. Yes, the team won its 12th game of the season to remain on top of the AFC West, but it came at a high cost.   Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr broke his...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Derek Carr
Fresh off of clinching its first playoff berth since 2002, Oakland returns home to face Indianapolis, a team that is still in the postseason conversation. The Raiders (11-3) now have their sights set on an AFC West title, while the Colts (7-7) must...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
After 55 seasons in San Diego, this afternoon could be the last time the Oakland Raiders visit the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Last month, the team’s new stadium ballot measure failed in San Diego County, as only 57 percent of the...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Justin Houston
The Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs have been rivals since the inaugural season of the AFL in 1960. On Thursday night, they will play in one of the most important games in the recent history of the series.   On a short week, the...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago

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