Training camp observations: Aug. 1, 2014

The Raiders took the practice field in Napa without pads for the first time since the second day of camp, when they still were required to wear pads per the collective bargaining agreement. Linebackers Kaluka Maiava and Marshall McFadden, defensive back Shelton Johnson, defensive tackle Antonio Smith and wide receivers Greg Little and Juron Criner all remained out of practice with their injuries. Added to the injury list was veteran...

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Training camp observations: July 27, 2014
Jul27

Training camp observations: July 27, 2014

The Raiders put on the pads for the first time for Sunday’s training camp practice with fans once again in attendance. Linebacker Kaluka Maiava was absent from practice once again after leaving practice early on day one with a hamstring injury. Tight end Jake Murphy, who left practice early on Saturday with a possible concussion, also did not return to the field. The good news is rookie cornerback Keith McGill returned to the...

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Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at Dallas Cowboys
Nov26

Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at Dallas Cowboys

The Raiders (4-7) head to Dallas to take on the Cowboys (6-5) in Jerry’s World, coming off a final minute loss to the Tennessee Titans last Sunday. Head coach Dennis Allen’s team hopes to turn things around quickly as they face the Cowboys on a short week on Thanksgiving Day. The matchup will be Oakland’s seventh time playing on Thanksgiving, currently holding a 3-3 record after falling 24-7 to the Cowboys in their...

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A look at current Raiders selected by Al Davis
Oct08

A look at current Raiders selected by Al Davis

On this day, two years ago, the Raider Nation lost its leader. Al Davis passed on Oct. 8, 2011 at the age of 82. At the time, he was the owner of the Raiders as well as the general manager of the team, a title he had held since 1966. Mr. Davis did a lot for the National Football League, including being one of leading factors that the AFL and NFL merged in 1966. His maverick-style ownership of the Raiders left a rich history and...

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Raiders defend early lead, defeat Chargers 27-17
Oct07

Raiders defend early lead, defeat Chargers 27-17

Starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to the Raiders roster and his impact on the offense was felt immediately, even with the rarely late 8:35 p.m. PST kickoff time Sunday night. On the Raiders first play from scrimmage, Pryor dropped back and dropped in a perfect ball down the right sideline to wide receiver Rod Streater for a 44-yard touchdown to give the Raiders the early 7-0 lead. Of course, the touchdown wouldn’t...

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