1. Todd Downing Named Raiders OC: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Oakland Raiders have officially hired Todd Downing to be their offensive coordinator, his agent, Ken Sarnoff , announced Thursday. Downing replaces Bill Musgrave, whose contract with the team expired ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 11,085 reads 27 comments

  2. Marquette King Jams to Maroon 5's 'Don't Wanna Know' on Piano

    As our Jonathan Abrams touched upon in December, Marquette King of the Oakland Raiders may be the coolest punter in the NFL for a variety of reasons. King reminded us Thursday afternoon he has skills other than kicking a football...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 23,569 reads 22 comments

  3. Todd Downing Named Raiders OC: Latest Details, Reaction

    Despite a breakout season from Derek Carr and boasting one of the NFL 's best offenses, the Oakland Raiders have made a change at offensive coordinator...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 27,749 reads 121 comments

  4. Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree 3rd Pair of Raiders with 1,000 Receiving Yards

    Oakland Raiders wide receivers Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree each finished the season with over 1,000 yards receiving in 2016, becoming just the third duo of receivers in franchise ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 5,123 reads 20 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders stumbled into the postseason, and the Houston Texans sent them through the exit on the other side. Quarterback Connor Cook drew his first NFL start against the No...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 5 months ago 3,246 reads 7 comments

  6. Michael Crabtree Injury: Raiders WR Suffers Possible Concussion vs. Texans

    Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree was ruled out for the remainder of Saturday's Wild Card Game against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter as trainers continued ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 1,360 reads 34 comments

  7. Donald Penn Injury: Raiders Tackle Out vs. Texans with Injured Knee

    Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn suffered a knee injury that will hold him out of his team's AFC Wild Card Game against the Houston Texans on Saturday, according to Jimmy Durkin of the Bay Area News Group...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 3,913 reads 16 comments

  8. Insider Buzz: NFL Believes Raiders, Las Vegas Have Worked Out Acceptable Deal

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 5 months ago 17,226 reads 30 comments

  9. The Devastation of Derek Carr: Injury Left Raiders Star QB Asking 'Why?'

    It was the NFL horror story that ruined Christmas Eve. Those who love the quarterback quit eating, quit celebrating , quit opening presents the moment his world came crashing down...

    Tyler Dunne Written by Tyler Dunne about 5 months ago 236,912 reads 117 comments

  10. Connor Cook Named Raiders Starting QB in AFC Wild Card Game vs. Texans

    The Oakland Raiders announced Wednesday that Connor Cook would remain the starting quarterback for the team's Wild Card matchup against the Houston Texans , per Scott Bair of CSN California...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 127,889 reads 85 comments

  11. Simms' Hidden Truth: Oakland Raiders Better Starting Nate Allen over Karl Joseph

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 5 months ago 2,482 reads 6 comments

  12. Connor Cook Is the Raiders' Best Option Regardless of Matt McGloin's Health

    By default, the Oakland Raiders expect to start rookie quarterback Connor Cook in Saturday's AFC Wild Card Game at the Houston Texans ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 5 months ago 54,776 reads 125 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders wrapped up a 12-4 season that exceeded most expectations, but they'll limp into the postseason after a 24-6 loss to the Denver Broncos . Above all, another injury adds an extra layer to the quarterback issues in Oakland...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 5 months ago 5,477 reads 22 comments

  14. Dream Season for Injury-Ravaged Raiders Headed for Nightmare Finish

    At first glance, fans of the Oakland Raiders seemingly have plenty to be happy about. Despite falling 24-6 on the road to the Denver Broncos in Week 17, the Raiders are a 12-win team headed to the playoffs for the first time sine 2002...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 60,125 reads 243 comments

  15. Matt McGloin Injury: Updates on Raiders QB's Shoulder and Return

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin suffered a shoulder injury in Week 17 against the Denver Broncos . Specifically, McGloin injured his trapezius, and it's "acting like a pinched nerve," per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 36,500 reads 139 comments

  16. Aldon Smith 2017 Reinstatement Rejected: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith won't be suiting up for his team as it prepares for the playoffs. The NFL confirmed Friday it will not reinstate Smith and will instead re-evaluate his situation March 15, per ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 8,669 reads 54 comments

  17. Seth Roberts' Winding Path to the NFL May Make Him the Raiders' Unsung Star

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Seth Roberts walked to the line of scrimmage, he didn't have a clue. What was his route? What was this coverage? Oh no, was that his position coach scowling ...

    Tyler Dunne Written by Tyler Dunne about 5 months ago 72,014 reads 37 comments

  18. Derek Carr Injury Update: Raiders QB to Undergo Surgery to Repair Broken Fibula

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will undergo surgery after suffering a broken fibula in Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts , according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport (via NFL...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 31,966 reads 49 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders vs. Indianapolis Colts Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

    This particular Oakland Raiders ' win didn’t feel like a victory. Offensive lineman Donald Penn spoke to the local media after his team secured a 12-3 record, per the team's official website ...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 5 months ago 15,000 reads 32 comments

  20. Raiders' Title Hopes Cruelly Evaporated After Devastating Derek Carr Injury

    You could read the lips of Derek Carr after he went down in a heap, his right ankle stuck and twisted under the body of 270-pound Indianapolis defensive lineman Trent Cole. One of the first things Carr said : "It's broke...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 5 months ago 163,812 reads 219 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

    In the same stadium where the Oakland Raiders played their last postseason game as the AFC Champion in Super Bowl 37, they clinched a 2017 playoff berth in a 19-16 victory over the San Diego Chargers ...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 5 months ago 11,408 reads 36 comments

  22. Raiders Clinch Playoff Berth: Latest Comments and Reaction

    For the first time since 2002, the Oakland Raiders are heading to the postseason. Their 19-16 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday clinched at least a wild-card berth...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 15,652 reads 71 comments

  23. Michael Crabtree Makes an Incredible Catch, Keeps Toes Inbounds for TD

    What. A. Catch. Michael Crabtree is having a Pro Bowl type of year for the Oakland Raiders , but his touchdown grab against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday may have been the highlight of his season thus far...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 15,812 reads 4 comments

  24. Derek Carr's 117 Yards vs. Chiefs the Fewest He Has Thrown in His Career

    Fact: Derek Carr threw for 117 yards in the Raiders' 21-13 loss to the Chiefs on Thursday night, the fewest yards he's had in his career in a game he did not leave due to injury...

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  25. Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Full Report Card Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders ’ Thursday night matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs jumped off to a rocky start when the team confirmed offensive guard Kelechi Osemele would miss the game due to an illness...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 6 months ago 7,441 reads 47 comments