Raiders game blacked out…again!

The Oakland Raiders will have their ninth straight blacked out home game because it failed to sell out by Thursday’s deadline. Oakland’s last televised home game was the 2009 opener. Since 1995, the Silver & Black have had 78 of 122 games blacked out for local residents. Follow me on Twitter, click here. Contact Author: Victor Cotto – SB Report...

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Countdown to Paydirt: Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders

The high-powered Houston Texans offense (2-1) and the third ranked Oakland Raiders (1-2) defense will meet on Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum. Last weekend, the Raiders failed to come away with a road victory after Sebastian Janikowski missed three field goals, including one as time expired that would have given them the win. Houston lost 27-13 at home against the Dallas Cowboys. OAKLAND RAIDERS On Offense: Michael Bush will get more...

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Wednesday Notes: Kubiak talking Raiders, practice updates & more

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Wednesday that star wide-out Andre Johnson would be a game time decision for Sunday’s match-up against the Oakland Raiders. “I’m sure it’ll be a game-time decision,” said Kubiak. He added that Johnson is “sore,” and functioning as he did last week prior to their game. Kubiak also talked about the Raiders and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, stating,...

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Raiders’ Asomugha clearly the best CB in the NFL

Three weeks into the NFL season and there is no denying who is the best cornerback in the league. That distinction belongs to the Oakland Raiders Nnamdi Asomugha. Darrelle Revis and his New York Jets captured headlines all off-season and during the pre-season. Their vocal coach proclaimed Revis not just the best defensive back in the league, but the best defensive player around. A television show and divisive hold out later, Revis...

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Raiders offense light-years ahead of recent editions

Against the St. Louis Rams, the Oakland Raiders tallied 25-first downs, 404-total yards of offense and controlled the clock with 36:39 of possession. On Sunday versus Arizona, they posted 20-first half points, 364 more yards of total offense and led the time of possession again with 32:58. Obviously, these are not the same Raiders that sputtered and struggled to get any consistency on offense the last few campaigns. Taking the game...

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