1. Another Missed Opportunity: Raiders' Future Is Bleak Following Loss

    It was back to business as usual for the Oakland Raiders. A week after upsetting the Philadelphia Eagles, 13-9, the Raiders suffered their worst home loss in franchise history, falling to the New York Jets, 38-0...

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  2. After Five Weeks, Raider Nation Hits an All-Time Low

    It's comforting to believe that when you're down on your luck and you feel like you've reached rock bottom, that there's nowhere to go but up...

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  3. The 10 Most Memorable Moments in the Raiders-Broncos Rivalry

    The Oakland Raiders host the Denver Broncos in a Week 3 matchup that will not be without a good amount of contempt (to say the least). By many fans' standards, the rivalry between these two longtime AFC West foes is the greatest the league has to offer..

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  4. The 10 Most Memorable Games in the Storied Raiders-Chiefs Rivalry

    Although both organizations have fallen on lean times in the past few seasons, the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs square off on Sunday as they look to rekindle what has been one of the NFL's longest and most heated rivalries...

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  5. Raiders-Chargers: Oakland Impresses in Debut, but Lets San Diego Slip Away

    The Raiders displayed an intensity and moxie in their season-opening game against the San Diego Chargers on Monday night that has been unseen in Oakland in recent years...

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  6. Optimism Abound in Oakland With the Start of the New Season

    The 2009 NFL season kicks off tonight in Pittsburgh as the defending Super Bowl champion Steelers host the Tennessee Titans...

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  7. Oakland Raiders' Letdown Is Cause for Concern

    Look on the bright side, Raider Nation. Preseason records are rarely ever a good indication of a team's future success...

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  8. Raiders Run Defense Leaves a Familiar Stench

    There was something about Saturday night's loss to the 49ers that was awfully familiar. It's the sort of awful familiarity that makes it hard to wholly accept whatever good vibrations were established ...

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  9. Oakland Raiders Taking Care of Business in All the Right Places

    It was encouraging for all the right reasons. True, it goes without saying that this was only the first preseason game, but when you’re watching an exhibition affair, you look for certain ...

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  10. Raiders Interested in Veteran Linebacker Derrick Brooks

    It looks like the Raiders are interested in an old foe. As reported by the National Football Post, a league source has indicated that the Oakland Raiders have inquired of the services of 11-time Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Brooks...

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  11. With the Start of Training Camp, the Derrick Burgess Saga Continues

    The news out of the opening day of training camp circled around the absences of two key players: first round draft pick Darrius Heyward-Bey and disgruntled defensive end Derrick Burgess...

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  12. Filling The Leadership Void: The Key To a Successful 2009 and Beyond

    After years of watching pre and post game specials, reading various articles, and listening to countless interviews, I've come to a conclusion regarding team leaders in sports: the ...

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  13. Jockeying For Position: The Raiders' Top 5 Position Battles of 2009

    They say that in life, change is inevitable, and that we are all at the mercy of time’s steady progress. But in the NFL, change isn’t just inevitable—it’s a given...

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  14. Oakland Raiders Offense Features Deep Threats and Long Balls

    When you stop to consider the offseason moves the Raiders have made, it’s evident what the plans are on offense for 2009: Establish the run first and then throw it deep downfield...

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  15. It's Time the Oakland Raiders Met Expectations

    Given the way the 2008 season ended, the Oakland Raiders entered this offseason with something they haven’t had in a while: momentum...

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  16. 10 Questions for Johnnie Lee Higgins

    It's easy to overlook the accomplishments of Raiders wide receiver Johnnie Lee Higgins. In 2008, Higgins led all Raider wide receivers in receptions (22), receiving yards (366), and touchdowns (4)...

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