2012 Schedule

2012 Oakland Raiders opponents:

Training camp begins (7/29)

8/5: Waived NT Travis Ivey (#97, PS in ’11).

Preseason 1 (Monday, 8/13): Dallas Cowboys 3, OAKLAND RAIDERS 0 (0-1-0)

8/15: Waived/injured WR Duke Calhoun (ACL) and OLB/RE Mario Kurn (ACL).

8/16: Signed free agent LB Korey Bosworth (#97, DNP in ’11).

Preseason 2 (8/16-20): ARIZONA CARDINALS 31, Oakland Raiders 27 (0-2-0)

Preseason 3 (Saturday, 8/25): OAKLAND RAIDERS 31, Detroit Lions 20 (1-2-0)

75-man roster cutdown (8/27): Waived QB Kyle Newhall-Caballero (#10, OFA-12), FB Manase Tonga (#41, 11/3, r1, c3, t1 in ’11), WRs Thomas Mayo (#19, OFA-12) and DeAundre Muhammad (#15, OFA-12), RE Mason Brodine (#95, 2/0, t1 in ’11), DE Wayne Dorsey (#94, OFA-12) LB Korey Bosworth (signed 8/16); CB Terrail Lambert (#43, PS in ’11), SS/FS/CB Aaron Henry (#42, OFA-12) and FS/CB/WR/KR Chaz Powell (#30, OFA-12). Waived/injured FB Rashawn Jackson (hip) and LT Ed Wang (shoulder).

8/28: Signed SL/KR/PR Roscoe Parrish (#18; 2/2 w/Buf. in ’11, S.D. camp in ’12). Waived/injured LT/OG Zach Hurd (head).

8/29: Claimed CB/KR Coye Francies (#31, PS w/Sea. in ’11) off waivers from Seattle. Waived CB Conroy Black (#37, OFA-12).

Preseason 4 (Thursday, 8/30): SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 21, Oakland Raiders 3 (1-3-0)

53-man roster cutdown (8/31): Waived RB Lonyae Miller (#36, PS in ’11), SE/TE Derek Carrier (#89, OFA-12), SE/QB Eddie McGee (#16, PS in ’11), WRs Brandon Carswell (#13, OFA-12) and Travionte Session (#87, OFA-12), TE Kyle Efaw (#81, OFA-12), LT/OG Kevin Haslam (#60, FA-12), OG/RT Nick Howell (#62, FA-12), RT/LT/TE Dan Knapp (#71, OFA-12), C Colin Miller (#74, FA-12), K/P Eddie Carmona (#8, OFA-12), LE/RE Hall Davis (#75, FA-12), NT Dominique Hamilton (#64, OFA-12), SLB/RE Kaelin Burnett (#57, OFA-12), LB Chad Kilgore (#47, OFA-12), MLB/WLB/SLB Nathan Stupar (#54, D7-12) and SS/FS Curtis Taylor (#39, FA-12). Released SL/KR/PR Roscoe Parrish (signed 8/28). Placed WLB/SLB/RE Aaron Curry (knees) on Reserve/PUP. Placed TE Tory Humphrey (hamstring), P Marquette King (toe) and FS/CB Brandon Underwood (hip) on Injured Reserve.

Practice Squad establishment (9/1): Re-signed WRs Brandon Carswell and Travionte Session, SLB/RE Kaelin Burnett and MLB/WLB/SLB Nathan Stupar (all waived 8/31) to the PS.

9/1: Claimed CB/FS/KR Phillip Adams (#28; 7/0, i1, t8 w/NE & Sea. in ’11) on waivers from Seattle, OLB Keenan Clayton (#57; 14/0, t18 w/Phil. in ’11) on waivers from Philadelphia and LT Willie Smith (#79; 4/3 w/Wash. in ’11) on waivers from Washington. Waived LCB/RCB/FS Chimdi Chekwa (#35; 4/1, t8 in ’11) and CB/KR Bryan McCann (#29; 12/0, kr16-27.5, pr5-8.4, t4 w/3 teams in ’11). Waived/injured NT/RDT Jamie Cumbie (foot).

9/2: Re-signed LCB/RCB/FS Chimdi Chekwa (waived 9/1) and C Colin Miller (waived 8/31) to the PS. Signed DT Vaughn Meatoga (#64; Cin. camp in ’12) and RB/FB Jeremy Stewart (#32; Phil. & N.Y.J. camps in ’12) to the PS.

9/3: Signed CB Joselio Hanson (#29; 16/1, t35 w/Phi. in ’11). Waived RCB/LCB DeMarcus Van Dyke (#23, 14/4, i1, t13 in ’11).

9/5: Waived NT/RDT Jamie Cumbie (#98, PS in ’11; waived-injured 9/1) and LT Ed Wang (#73, FA-12; waived-injured in 75-man cut) from IR w/injury settlements. Waived FB Rashawn Jackson (#38, FA-12; waived-injured in 75-man cut) from IR. Released TE/FB Tory Humphrey (#88, U(NO)-12; placed on IR in 53-man cut) from IR w/injury settlement.

9/6: Signed WR Derek Hagan (#10, 10/4, c24-10.5-1 w/Oak. and Buf. in ’11, in Buf. camp in ’12). Waived CB/KR Coye Francies (claimed on waivers 8/29).

9/7: Waived FS/CB Brandon Underwood (#28, FA-12; placed on IR in 53-man cut) from IR w/injury settlement.

Regular season begins

Week 1 (Monday, 9/10): San Diego Chargers 22, OAKLAND RAIDERS 14 (0-1-0)

9/12: Re-signed CB/KR Coye Francies (waived 9/6) to the PS. Signed DE Brandon Bair (#75; IA w/K.C. in ’11) and LS Nick Guess (#60; S.D. camp in ’12) to the PS. Released WR Brandon Carswell (#13, OFA-12), DT Vaughn Meatoga (signed 9/2) and MLB/WLB/SLB Nate Stupar (#54, D7-12) from the PS.

9/15: Activated CB/KR Coye Francies and LS Nick Guess from the PS. Placed FL/SE/SL/KR Jacoby Ford (IA in ’12; foot) on IR and LCB/RCB Ronald Bartell (shoulder) on IR/designated for return.

Week 2 (Sunday, 9/16): MIAMI DOLPHINS 35, Oakland Raiders 13 (0-2-0)

9/18:Waived LS Nick Guess (signed to PS 9/12 and activated from PS 9/15). Re-signed DT Vaughn Meatoga (signed to PS 9/2 and released from PS 9/12) to the PS.

9/19: Signed CB Brandian Ross (#29; IA/PS w/G.B. in ’12) from Green Bay PS. Signed S/CB/WR/KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (#37; Jax. camp in ’12) to the PS.

Week 3 (Sunday, 9/23): OAKLAND RAIDERS 34, Pittsburgh Steelers 31 (1-2-0)

9/25: Signed OLB Vic So’oto (#54; released from IR/ankle by G.B. 9/10). Waived SLB/RE Carl Ihenacho (#53; 3/0, t1) and released DT Vaughn Meatoga (re-signed to the PS 9/18) from the PS.

9/26: Signed RE Andre Carter (#97; with N.E. in ’11). Signed WR/TE Tori Gurley (#19; released from PS by Minn. 9/18) to the PS. Waived RT/LT/OG Joe Barksdale (#72; IA).

9/27: Re-signed SLB/RE Carl Ihenacho (waived 9/25) to the PS. Released S/CB/WR/KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (signed 9/19) from the PS.

Week 4 (Sunday, 9/30): DENVER BRONCOS 37, Oakland Raiders 6

10/1: Signed OT Nick Mondek (#71; D6-12 by Hou.) to the PS. Re-signed S/CB/WR/KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (released from the PS 9/27) to the PS. Released SLB/RE Carl Ihenacho (re-signed to the PS 9/27) and WR/TE Tori Gurley (signed to the PS 9/26) from the PS.

Week 5: Bye

Week 6 (Sunday, 10/14): ATLANTA FALCONS 23, Oakland Raiders 20 (1-4-0)

10/16: Signed TE Mickey Shuler (#47; PS/IA w/Minn. in ’11) to the PS. Released OT Nick Mondek (signed 10/1) from the PS.

Week 7 (Sunday, 10/21): OAKLAND RAIDERS 26, Jacksonville Jaguars 23 (OT) (2-4-0)

10/23: Signed OT/OG/C Jason Slowey (#63; D6b(SF)-12) to the PS. Released C Colin Miller (#74, PS) from the PS.

Week 8 (Sunday, 10/28): Oakland Raiders 26, KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 16 (3-4-0)

10/30: Released S/CB/WR/KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (re-signed to the PS 10/1) from the PS.

10/31: Signed OG Jason Foster (#62, Ind. camp in ’12) to the PS.

Week 9 (Sunday, 11/4): Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42, OAKLAND RAIDERS 32 (3-5-0)

11/6: Activated WLB/SLB/RE Aaron Curry (knees) from Reserve/PUP. Waived OLB Vic So’oto (#97, 4/0, t1; signed 9/25).

11/10: Activated LCB/RCB Ronald Bartell (shoulder) from IR-d and promoted RB/FB Jeremy Stewart from the PS. Placed RCB/LCB Shawntae Spencer (2/2, t3; foot) on IR. Waived LCB/RCB/KR Pat Lee (#26, 8/7, i1, t30).

Week 10 (Sunday, 11/11): Baltimore Ravens 55, Oakland Raiders 20 (3-6-0)

11/14: Signed MLB/OLB Omar Gaither (#53, Hou. camp in ’12). Placed MLB/WLB Travis Goethel (ACL) on IR.

11/15: Signed CB Corey Nelms (#38, S.F. camp in ’12) to PS.

Week 11: (Sunday, 11/18): New Orleans Saints 38, OAKLAND RAIDERS 17 (3-7-0)

11/20: Waived WLB/SLB/RE Aaron Curry (#51, 2/0, t1; activated from Reserve/PUP-knees 11/6)

11/25: Promoted SLB/RE Kaelin Burnett from the PS.

Week 12 (Sunday, 11/25): CINCINNATI BENGALS 34, Oakland Raiders 10 (3-8-0)

11/28: Signed SLB/WLB Jerrell Harris (#49, PS w/Jax. & NE in ’12) to the PS.

11/30: Suspended MLB Rolando McClain for two games (detrimental conduct).

Week 13 (Sunday, 12/2): Cleveland Browns 20, OAKLAND RAIDERS 17 (3-9-0)

12/4: Signed FB/RB Jamize Olawale (#49, PS w/Dal. in ’12) from Dallas PS.

Week 14 (Thursday, 12/6): Denver Broncos 26, OAKLAND RAIDERS 13 (3-10-0)

12/10: Reinstated MLB Rolando McClain (suspended 11/30). Promoted LCB/RCB/FS Chimdi Chekwa from the PS. Re-signed S/CB/WR/KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (released from PS 10/30) to the PS. Released LCB/RCB Ronald Bartell (#21, 6/6, t18) and FB Owen Schmitt (#44, 13/4, r2-1).

Week 15 (Sunday, 12/16): OAKLAND RAIDERS 15, Kansas City Chiefs 0 (4-10-0)

Week 16 (Sunday, 12/23): CAROLINA PANTHERS 17, Oakland Raiders 6 (4-11-0)

12/27: Placed RDT/RE Richard Seymour (knee/ham.) on IR.

12/29: Placed LCB/RCB/FS/KR Phillip Adams (groin) on IR. Promoted DE Brandon Bair (signed to PS 9/12) and CB Cory Nelms (signed to PS 11/15) from PS.

Week 17 (Sunday, 12/30): SAN DIEGO CHARGERS 24, Oakland Raiders 21 (4-12-0)

Final record: 4-12-0, 3rd in AFC West.

Playoffs: DNQ.

For 2011 results and transactions (8-8-0, 3rd in AFC West, DNQ for playoffs), see 2011 schedule page.

For 2010 results and transactions (8-8-0, 3rd in AFC West, DNQ for playoffs), see 2010 schedule page.

For 2009 results and transactions (5-11-0, 3rd in AFC West, DNQ for playoffs), see 2009 schedule page.

For 2008 results and transactions (5-11-0, 3rd in AFC West, DNQ for playoffs), see 2008 schedule page.

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