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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McClain back to active roster, but questions remain
Dec11

McClain back to active roster, but questions remain

The Raiders announced four significant roster moves on Monday including the activation of linebacker Rolando McClain off of the suspension list. The move puts the McClain back on the active roster, but questions still remain as to how much playing time he will receive (if any), as well as how long he will remain on the team. To little surprise, McClain is listed as the second-string middle linebacker on the Raiders’ depth chart...

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Reports: Raiders release Van Dyke, sign Joselio Hanson
Sep03

Reports: Raiders release Van Dyke, sign Joselio Hanson

Reports have surfaced that the Raiders have signed veteran cornerback Joselio Hanson and released second-year cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke in order to make room for the signing. Van Dyke was a third-round pick by the late Al Davis and showed promise in the early beginnings of training camp but was unable to bring the same type of play to the field during preseason games. Hanson has played with the Philadelphia Eagles for the past six...

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