Cotto: Q&A with Raiders LB Quentin Groves

On the eve of their biggest game since 2002, Oakland Raiders linebacker Quentin Groves gave me some insight on the team and their playoff hopes, and what he expects the O.co Coliseum to be like on Sunday afternoon. Cotto: What’s the feel of the team knowing that a win and some help will get you into the playoffs? Quentin Groves: We feel strong. We feel together as a team. We feel as though our backs are against the wall so we...

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Oakland Raiders: New Year’s resolutions for 2012

Follow @sbreport SBReport.net wishes everyone a festive evening and a Happy New Year. As we sign out 2011, we bring in a new year with some resolutions for the Oakland Raiders: Kyle Boller, QB As soon as Jason Campbell was lost for the season, Oakland pulled the trigger on the Carson Palmer deal. Boller, who started the Raiders first game right after, bombed with three interceptions in the first half versus the Chiefs and never saw...

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Saturday: Chargers aware of Bush, Oakland getting healthy & more

In seven career games versus the San Diego Chargers, Michael Bush has amassed 490-yards rushing (4.3) and four touchdowns, including his record breaking 242-yards from scrimmage performance earlier in this season. Norv Turner and San Diego’s defense is well aware of the rusher’s prowess and his importance to Oakland’s offense. “[Bush] is a big, physical guy. He’s a downhill runner,” Turner said. “What’s happened with us the last two...

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Oakland Raiders: Best and Worst of 2011

Follow @sbreport In just a few hours, it will be 2012… SBReport.net turns the page on another year by looking at the best and the worst in Raider-Land in 2011. The Oakland Raiders did not reach the playoffs in 2011, but hope remains for 2012, as they’ll play the San Diego Chargers on Sunday on the first day of a new year. Here’s a look at the best and the worst: JANUARY Worst: The Decatur police department responded to shots fired at...

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Happy New Year to the Raider Nation!

The fans of the Oakland Raiders are a major part of the organization’s rich history and widespread significance. They are some of the most wonderful personalities, and anytime they are cheering on the Silver & Black, wherever it is, they are loud, passionate and colorful. In closing out the year, we salute the Raider Nation for their enthusiasm and dedication via images from this past season: The ace for the New York Yankess...

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