Raiders commit season-high 12 penalties in loss to Chargers
Dec22

Raiders commit season-high 12 penalties in loss to Chargers

One of the reasons for the Raiders inability to leave San Diego with a win on Sunday was due to their inability to stop committing penalties. The Raiders finished with a season-high 12 penalties for 73 yards against the Chargers, and that is with three of the flags being declined by San Diego. Many of the penalties occurred on third downs, aiding the Chargers 54-percent third down efficiency. “We had a bunch of offsides and...

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Streater: “I thought it was a touchdown”
Dec22

Streater: “I thought it was a touchdown”

Even with the Raiders were plagued with penalties and many other deficiencies, it looked as if the Raiders were making a late run at a comeback against the Chargers on Sunday with just under 4:46 remaining. Down 26-13, undrafted free agent Matt McGloin found an open Rod Streater at about the two-yard line with the young receiver seemingly tumbling into the end zone for an apparent touchdown. But much to the Raiders’ chagrin, the...

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Raiders fall to Chargers 26-13 to drop fifth straight
Dec22

Raiders fall to Chargers 26-13 to drop fifth straight

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders headed into Sunday’s match-up with two complete different story lines on the season. The Raiders face questions about their future with rumors of a coaching change swirling around, while the Chargers still held hope of making the playoffs after the Dolphins lost to the Buffalo Bills during the morning games. With the Raiders struggling to get their offense going, the Chargers took...

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Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers
Dec19

Countdown to Paydirt: Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers

The Oakland Raiders only have four wins on the season but that includes a big one against the San Diego Chargers in week 5, when the Raiders won the late-night match-up 27-17 at O.Co Coliseum. But this week, the Raiders head down the Pacific Coast to take on the Chargers on their home field of Qualcomm Stadium. The Raiders jumped out to a quick start with Terrelle Pryor at quarterback during their week-five match-up, scoring...

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Charles Woodson named AFC Defensive Player of the Week
Oct09

Charles Woodson named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

The NFL has announced that Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson has earned the AFC Defensive Player of the Week award. The 16-year veteran helped the Raiders earn a 27-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers late Sunday night by returning a fumble for a touchdown and recording his first interception of the year. Woodson’s third-quarter fumble recovery for a touchdown marked his 13th career defensive touchdown, tying Rod Woodson...

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