Three Raiders awarded for recent performances

The Oakland Raiders gained recognition from the national media after bullying their way to a 34-24 victory against the New York Jets last Sunday at O.Co Coliseum. Three Raiders were given awards this week as a result of their recent play on the field. Kicker Sebastian Janikowski was the first Raiders to receive an award, being named the AFC’s Special Teams Player of the Month for September. Janikowski was a perfect 11-11 on extra...

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‘Tuck Rule’ outcome not applicable & irrelevant to these Raiders

Yeah, the ‘Tuck Rule’ game is still one of the most painful moments ever for almost every fan of the Oakland Raiders. For Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, it catapulted them towards multiple championships and a modern day dynasty. Bill Belichick has a place in Canton from that foundation victory; Adam Vinatieri booted arguably the greatest field goal in league history that night and the landscape of the NFL changed due to the...

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Raiders aim to build on Jets victory, eye Patriots

The Oakland Raiders took a step forward in building a “bully” with their dominant victory against the Jets last week, and can develop that image further by defeating the perennial-contending New England Patriots on Sunday at O.Co Coliseum.  Raiders starting quarterback Jason Campbell didn’t do anything spectacular last game, but managed the game well and made no poor decisions en route to the Raiders 34-24 win over the Jets....

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Monday Morning Musings: Raiders get to pound their chest vs. Jets

Many good things came out of the Oakland Raiders 34-24 victory yesterday against the New York Jets. Not only did they outmuscle Rex Ryan’s defense with a powerful ground game, but they also rallied after allowing 17-unanswered points by reeling off 24 of their own. “Last week, we didn’t dig when we were in Buffalo and we dug today,” Hue Jackson said. “Talk about priming a pump. We were going to pump this thing out.” Early in the...

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McFadden leads Raiders past Jets, 34-24

The Oakland Raiders shook off a tough loss last week to give the sold-out crowd a victory against the New York Jets on Sunday, winning 34-24 at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland’s home opener.  The Jets came into their game only allowing one rusher in the last 25 games to rush for 100 yards or more; it is now two in the last 26 games. Raiders running back Darren McFadden broke the 100-yard mark in a big way, gashing the Jets defense for...

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