Sunday Wrap-Up: A look at the Raiders FA roster

The Oakland Raiders have a lot of decisions to make, mainly on their own players. Oakland’s roster is full of question marks and depending on what happens with the collective bargaining agreement. With March 4th just around the corner, we’ll look at the players that could stay, or depart. PLAYERS LIKELY TO STAY Richard Seymour, DL All signs point to the Silver & Black using their franchise tag on their veteran leader on defense....

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Monday press briefing with Tom Cable

Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable had his weekly press briefing this afternoon. Here are some excerpts from the conference: On injuries yesterday: CABLE: Johnnie Lee Higgins has an ankle issue; we’ll know more about it come Wednesday. Don’t know the severity of it… CABLE: Stinger for Jason Campbell, all was well today, we checked it out. He feels fine. On his rookie middle linebacker: CABLE: [Rolando] McClain was feeling better...

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Live from Pittsburgh: Raiders vs. Steelers Inactives

PITTSBURGH, PA – For the Oakland Raiders, cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha will be inactive when they face the Pittsburgh Steelers. CB Walter McFadden, RB Michael Bennett, LB Bruce Davis, G Daniel Loper, WR Chaz Schilens and WR Darrius Heyward-Bey will also sit the contest. Oakland’s third string passer will be Kyle Boller. For the Steelers: S Will Allen, RB Jonathan Dwyer, CB Crezdon Butler, T Chris Scott, T Tony Hills, DE Aaron Smith and...

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Countdown to Paydirt: Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders

The Seattle Seahawks (4-2) are currently leading the NFC West while the Oakland Raiders (3-4) are trying to get themselves in the mix for the AFC West. With first year coach Pete Carroll, the Silver & Blacks’ former divisional rival will try to win in Oakland for the first time in 13-years. For the Raiders, it’s the same old story; trying to put together back-to-back solid efforts. “If you show it to us and you show me what...

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A Look Back: Raiders vs. Texans

The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans have faced five-times since their first meeting in 2004. Houston leads the series 4-1. In 2009, the Texans throttled the Raiders 29-6. Darren McFadden ended with 6 carries for -3 yards. Steve Slaton scored twice and Jacoby Jones returned a kickoff for a score, while the defense allowed 165-yards to the Raiders – the second fewest in team history. “We could not run the football and that...

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