Raiders on losing side of heated battle with Bengals
Nov25

Raiders on losing side of heated battle with Bengals

The Raiders were unable to halt their losing streak as they fell on the losing end of a heated battle against the Cincinnati Bengals that saw three players ejected. Things became heated in the fourth quarter when Bengals offensive tackle Andre Smith committed a false start just before the snap and Raiders defensive end Lamarr Houston dropped Andy Dalton for what would have been a sack. The simulated sack prompted offensive tackle...

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Palmer leads Raiders to Cincinnati to take on familiar foe
Nov23

Palmer leads Raiders to Cincinnati to take on familiar foe

The Oakland Raiders head into Cincinnati as quarterback Carson Palmer looks to redeem himself against his former team. Palmer was acquired by the Raiders during last season for a 2012 first round draft pick in addition to what turned out to be a 2013 second round draft when former head coach Hue Jackson saw his starting quarterback, Jason Campbell, go down to injury. To make things more interesting, Jackson was fired by new general...

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A look at the Raider’s 2012 schedule
Apr25

A look at the Raider’s 2012 schedule

The NFL announced on Tuesday that the Oakland Raiders will open up their 2012 season at O.Co Coliseum against AFC West rival San Diego Chargers on September 10. The game will be part of ESPN’s double header to open up their Monday Night Football season. This marks the second straight year that the Raiders open up on primetime football, opening last season at Denver against the Broncos on MNF with a 23-20 victory. The Raiders last saw...

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Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson, John Herrera and more

Hue Jackson will be an assistant head coach with the Cincinnati Bengals. After finishing 8-8 in his only season as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, the former offensive coordinator goes back to one of his old employers. “Hue is a tremendous addition to our staff,” said head coach Marvin Lewis. “I relied on Hue greatly when he was with us, and his success overall in the NFL, including being selected for a head coaching position, is...

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Cotto: Analyzing Dennis Allen’s first press conference with the Raiders

Here are a few quotes I found very interesting during Dennis Allen’s introductory press conference in Alameda. Oakland Raiders general manager, Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis were in attendance. Regarding Carson Palmer: “Carson Palmer is extremely excited about what we have going here,” Dennis Allen said. “He’s looking forward to the future and he’s excited about the opportunities here.”...

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