Raiders head to Carolina to take on Newton, Panthers
Dec22

Raiders head to Carolina to take on Newton, Panthers

Oakland heads to Carolina to take on the Panthers after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 15-0 last Sunday to earn their first victory since October. The Raiders hope to put together a win streak to finish up the season but will have to do so on the road, starting with the Carolina Panthers. Carolina will prove to be a tough test as they feature a valuable asset in quarterback Cam Newton, who is a big play waiting to happen on every...

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Murphy trade favorable for both sides
Jul24

Murphy trade favorable for both sides

While many fans anticipated a possible departure of Raiders wide receiver Louis Murphy, the Raiders front office made it official on Monday announcing a trade that sent Murphy to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for an undisclosed conditional draft pick. Murphy quickly became a fan favorite when he broke out as a solid target his rookie season after being drafted in the 4th round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Murphy hauled in a team...

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Louis Murphy named keynote speaker at youth camp
Jul20

Louis Murphy named keynote speaker at youth camp

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Louis Murphy will be the keynote speaker at the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl youth football skills clinic. The clinic, which takes place this Saturday at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, gives kids an opportunity to receive specialized instruction from football coaches from the University of California, Stanford, San Jose State, and City College of San Francisco. The clinic is sponsored by the Kraft Fight...

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Notable 95th overall draft selections & Raiders success in fourth round
Apr26

Notable 95th overall draft selections & Raiders success in fourth round

Barring any trades, the Oakland Raiders first draft pick will occur on Friday night when they select 95th overall, the 32nd pick of the third round. While their first pick is late into the draft, history has shown the potential to find major contributors with the 95th overall draft selection. The New Orleans Saints drafted tight end Jimmy Graham with the 95th pick in the 2010 draft. Graham had a breakout year last season, hauling in...

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Weekly round-up: Raiders QB Palmer talks, Janikowski & more
Mar03

Weekly round-up: Raiders QB Palmer talks, Janikowski & more

Carson Palmer went on Sirius XM NFL Radio this week, hitting on many topics from his old coach, to his stable of targets. The Oakland Raiders passer hasn’t been heard from since early January, but fielded questions on Wednesday from Adam Schein and Rich Gannon. Palmer on the change at head coach and the organization: It was tough. Myself and a lot of guys on the team were close with Hue [Jackson], and good friends, and looked up to...

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