Oakland Raiders Articles

Derek Carr
It’s been 13 seasons since the Raiders made the playoffs and that long since they finished above .500. Bill Callahan led them to an 11–5 regular-season record in 2002 and to Super Bowl XXXVII, where they were crushed by Tampa Bay and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Latavius Murray
Denver has won four straight AFC West titles and doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon with Peyton Manning at the helm. However, just two seasons ago, three teams from the division made the playoffs, and Kansas City and San Diego...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just...
John Gworek
2 years ago
Rex Ryan
For the second offseason in a row, seven NFL teams have hired new head coaches. Unlike last year, however, the most recent coaching carousel took a few unexpected turns. While Atlanta, Chicago and the Jets all fired their head coach on Dec. 29...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Super Bowl XXIV Kevin Dyson tackled by Mike Jones
What defines a great play? Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above. Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Jamaal Charles
Two teams that are streaking rapidly in opposite directions will get Week 12 in the NFL started when the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders square off tonight on the NFL Network. The surging Chiefs (7-3) have won five straight games to move...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Miami Dolphins
Miami beat Oakland 38-14 on Sunday in Wembley Stadium in London. It was a putrid football game between one team that hasn’t won a game in its last 10 tries and another that hasn’t won a playoff game since 2000. It meant very little...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekThree of the worst teams in the league will struggle to stay in the game against three teams with playoff aspirations. Patriots (-14) vs. RaidersSorry, Derek Carr. Since 2001, Bill Belichick has a 14–5 record against...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Denver Broncos
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...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Dennis Allen
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...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Drew Brees
Even though the Denver Broncos lost Super Bowl XLVIII to the Seattle Seahawks, they still set the single-season record for points scored (606). This, of course, was fueled in large part by Peyton Manning’s record 5,477 yards passing and 55...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Super Bowl XXIV Kevin Dyson tackled by Mike Jones
What defines a great play?Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above.Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body experiences,...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Tony Romo
The Dallas Cowboys look to keep pace in the NFC East when they host the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving Day at 4:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Jason Garrett’s Cowboys (6-5) are coming off last week’s 24-21 victory on the road over the New York...
Stephen Schindler
3 years ago
Locks of the WeekContinue to ride the Jacksonville spotted gravy train, no matter how big the number. Well, anything short of a 28-point number at Denver…Titans (-13) vs. JaguarsThird-year Tennessee coach Mike Munchak has two black-eye...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Locks of the WeekTwo of the best home field advantages in the NFL host a pair of teams with a combined 2–12 record this season.Seahawks (-16) vs. BuccaneersSeattle’s average margin of victory at home is 20 points, including a 45–...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 9, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Bengals (6-2) at Dolphins (3-4)A pair of Texas-born and bred gunslingers go toe-to-toe in South Florida, when Andy Dalton and...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Locks of the WeekThese are as good as gold — the San Francisco 1849 kind, not the two-tone Jacksonville helmet shade.49ers (-4.5) vs. PackersRemember Colin Kaepernick’s last game against the Packers D? He passed for 263 yards, rushed...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Darren McFadden
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was just warming up last year when he overhauled the scouting department and made a few changes to his roster. The heavy lifting on what is clearly a complete reconstruction project in Oakland began after the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Norv Turner
More than half of the teams in the AFC will have at least one new coordinator in 2013. Most of the staff changes are the result of the five new head coaches that were hired by Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Kansas City and San Diego and filling...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Jason Garrett
NFL training camps have begun, which means the battle for roster spots has started anew. Players aren’t the only ones who need to worry about job security, however, as there’s generally no hotter seat in the league than the one...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Mark Sanchez
The start of NFL training camps is upon us, which means the NFL is back in business. One of the main orders of business when it comes to training camp is figuring out who will make the opening day roster. And to that end, there is no position in...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Joe Flacco
It has been more than five long, football-free months since the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. But rejoice NFL fans, because the country's most popular sport will be back soon. While the 2013 season doesn...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Darren McFadden
While the term "hot seat" is typically associated with head coaches and their job security, they are not the only ones who feel the heat during an NFL season. Along those lines, the official "start" to the 2013 season is less...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Not much went right for Dennis Allen in his first season as Oakland's head coach. The roster went through an overhaul during the offseason, so what are the expectations this fall? Here's our look at the Raiders' 2013 NFL schedule....
Mark Ross
3 years ago

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