1. Oakland Raiders: Six Not-so-Bold Predictions for 2012

    Here are six long and short term predictions for the Raiders and the AFC West. Some may be wrong, but most will be right, and they all make sense. One Darrius Heyward-Bey will have a Pro Bowl season...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about over 2 years ago 4,646 reads 46 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders Salary Cap Situation Nothing They Haven't Seen Before

    With yesterday's report (from PFT's Mike Florio) that the Oakland Raiders need to cut more than $22 million in contracts before March 13, full-scale panic has broken out...

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  3. Reggie McKenzie Talks Combine, Draft, and Contracts in Indianapolis

    It's no secret that the Raiders' Reggie McKenzie inherited one of the more difficult front office challenges in recent years...

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  4. Expect the Raiders to Make More Roster Moves by March 13

    It wouldn't feel like a Raider offseason without the drama of their annual salary cap conundrum. This year will be no different. Even after releasing Stanford Routt, the Raiders are $11 million over the cap...

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  5. Jason Campbell, Fiancee Call Off Wedding Hours Before Ceremony

    It was supposed to be a storybook wedding in the Dominican Republic surrounded by friends and family. Instead, due to personal reasons, Oakland Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell ...

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  6. Oakland Raiders Continue to Clean House with "Tommy Boy"

    It was just over a month ago when Yahoo's Mike Silver wrote an article depicting Raiders owner Mark Davis as the incompetent "Tommy Boy" of his father's long standing business—a reference to the 1995 Chris Farley movie, Tommy Boy...

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  7. Oakland Raiders Plan to Bring Back Tyvon Branch

    It has been assumed that Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie would prioritize bringing back strong safety Tyvon Branch . But after Stanford Routt's release last Thursday, it didn't seem safe to assume anyone would be back...

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  8. Raiders Not on the Hook for $20 Million Guaranteed to Stanford Routt

    When Stanford Routt was released the day before he was set to receive $5 million in base salary, the thinking was that GM Reggie McKenzie was eliminating the “out of whack” five year, $54...

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  9. Oakland Raiders: Who's Your Quarterback To Start Against Steelers?

    Tom Cable says Jason Campbell will "probably" start in 13 days when the Raiders travel to face the daunting Pittsburgh Steeler defense...

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  10. Week 6 State Of Raider Nation: 49ers Week

    If you have followed the Raiders in recent years, the one constant has been their inconsistency. If you are a gambler, probably no team in the league has stung you quite like the Raiders...

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  11. Oakland Raiders: The State of the Raider Nation

    For the third straight year the Raiders have won in Week 2, only to be 1-3 headed into Week 5. It seems to be the same story with different characters. Each year, the lead role goes to a different villain...

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  12. The Oakland Raiders: Five Things You May Not Know

    1. There are four Raiders on pace to record 50-plus receptions. This has not happened since 2002. Those four players were Jerry Rice, Tim Brown, Jerry Porter, and Charlie Garner...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about almost 4 years ago 1,260 reads 2 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders Play Houston Texans for More Than Just a Win

    What a difference a bad tackling effort from Mike Mitchell, 3 missed field goals, and a delay of game from the goal line can make...

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  14. Oakland Raiders: Cable's 'All-In' on Bruce Gradkowski Saves His Team And Career

    Here we go again. What would a season in Oakland be without controversy? Raider fans have their quarterback this Sunday. Hue Jackson got his quarterback. And probably Bruce Gradkowski's biggest advocate, Tom Cable, got his quarterback this week...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about almost 4 years ago 1,851 reads 13 comments

  15. Darren McFadden's Legacy Could Begin With Tennessee Titans Game

    Darren McFadden goes into Sunday's game at Tennessee as the Raiders' starting running back. Going into his third year in Oakland, it will be the first real opportunity for McFadden to be the team's featured back...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 4 years ago 1,525 reads 8 comments

  16. Bull's Eye Now Rests Squarely on Stanford Routt

    It seemed like Tom Cable was just trying to give Stanford Routt some confidence when he hyped up the battle to start at corner. Based on his response, Chris Johnson did not seem to take it seriously either...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 4 years ago 933 reads 13 comments

  17. Chaz Schilens: Quietly The Most Important Story In Training Camp

    The Oakland Raiders shocked everyone (even their fans) when they selected Darrius Heyward-Bey No. 7 overall in last year's draft. Heyward-Bey possesses a set of physical skills that compare favorably to many of the top wide receivers in the game...

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  18. Oakland Raiders: What We've Learned Through Four Days of Training Camp

    Here's what we know: Jason Campbell Is the Starting QB The staff was probably looking for an excuse to name him the starter as quickly as possible. Gradkowski's injury took care of that problem...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 4 years ago 4,546 reads 25 comments

  19. Who Will Get The Lion's Share Of The Carries?

    This off-season featured the Raiders releasing fan favorite and former 1000 yard rusher Justin Fargas. Fargas earned the job with hard nosed running despite a lack of size and breakaway speed...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 4 years ago 529 reads 10 comments

  20. Did Jacksonville Think 'Big John' Is Washed Up?

    Maybe the biggest surprise release of the 2010 off season was Jaguars DT John Henderson. After being released, speculation emerged that Henderson was washed up and no longer a Pro Bowl caliber tackle...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 4 years ago 1,027 reads 38 comments

  21. The Four Point Mistake John Harbaugh Made Seven Seconds Before Halftime

    With seven seconds remaining in the half and winning 10-3, the Colts (Peyton Manning) elected to take one shot at the end zone from the four yard line...

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  22. The Raiders Still Waiting For Their First Break

    I'm going to be a very honest fan. The Raiders should be 0-4. They played well enough to beat the Chargers, but couldn't make plays down the stretch. The Chiefs outplayed the Raiders, but also made key mistakes which cost them the game...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about almost 5 years ago 697 reads 40 comments

  23. Richard Seymour: Playing Stubborn With Al Davis?

    According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Raiders have sent a letter to Richard Seymour giving him five days to report and take a physical. If Seymour does not cooperate, the Raiders have the option of suspending him for the season...

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  24. Oakland Raiders Will "Seymour" Wins in 2009, Despite What You've Been Told

    Why can't anyone give the Oakland Raiders credit? Is there a clause in every ESPN contract that discourages any positive Oakland Raiders coverage? Within hours of the trade, Adam Schefter spewed ...

    SB  Report Written by SB Report about 5 years ago 1,877 reads 50 comments

  25. I Told You So: Raiders' Lack of Intensity Dooms Team in Preseason Week Three

    Raider Nation, let me be very clear. This game was unavoidable. The Raiders have been giving us glimpses of this for several weeks. The problem is not JaMarcus Russell. It is not a lack of capable personnel...

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