AFC West

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Carson Palmer Is Coming Of Age As Leader Of The Oakland Raiders

Carson Palmer almost had his career cut short by an unmovable president that was not willing to compromise on a deal. With that situation finally settled, Palmer has moved on to Oakland and is flourishing as leader of the Raiders.

09/25/2012

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Banged Up Raiders Need Backups To Shine; Steelers Still Missing Key Players

The Steelers have more depth and despite missing some big names like key defenders James Harrison and Troy Polamalu, but they’ll still be a tough challenge for an Oakland team which ranks near the bottom on both offense and defense.

09/22/2012

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Jacoby Ford Still Out, Janikowski Probable As Raiders Hope Dolphins Don’t Add Insult To Injury

Special teams, along with several other Silver and Black units are banged up. A struggling Miami Dolphins offer an opportunity for Oakland to get their first win, but it will be dependent on the Raiders bench stepping up in key areas.

09/15/2012

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Key Offensive Injuries On Both Sides Present Challenges, Opportunities For Raiders-Chargers

With core offensive weapons missing on both sides of the ball—wide receiver Jacoby Ford for Oakland, running back Ryan Mathews for San Diego…

09/09/2012

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San Diego Chargers Mathews Questionable, Rivers Still A Threat

The storied rivalry of the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders kicks off Week 1. Last season, the Chargers beat the Raiders in the season finale…

09/08/2012

Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders takes the handoff from Carson Palmer #3 against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of an NFL football game at O.co Coliseum. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Can McFadden, Palmer Key Raiders Playoff Run?

Now that quarterback Carson Palmer and running back Darren McFadden are finally playing together, they are ready to lead the Oakland Raiders to the NFL playoffs this season.

08/17/2012

Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass against the Chicago Bears at O.co Coliseum on November 27, 2011 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

3 Areas Of Concern For The 2012 Raiders

With a competitive division and the potential for improvement, let’s take a look at three key players that need to take that next step in 2012 to help this Raiders team succeed.

07/27/2012

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Will Quiet Offseason Doom The Raiders In 2012?

Unfortunately, they were forced to release some solid production that helped contribute to their 2012 success. To add insult to injury, the flashy talent pool was running on empty when it came to their first selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.

07/25/2012

Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders wraps up Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions, stripping the ball away from him at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Fall To Lions After Late TD

The Detroit Lions rallied from 13 points down late in the fourth quarter to stun the Oakland Raiders 28-27 on Sunday.

12/18/2011

Reciever Brandon Marshall #19 (C) of the Miami Dolphins makes a catch against Safety's Matt Giordano #27 and Michael Huff #24 of the Oakland Raiders at Sun Life Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Dolphins Beat Raiders, 34-14

Reggie Bush rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown and the once-woeful Miami Dolphins won for the fourth time in the past five games Sunday by beating Oakland 34-14.

12/04/2011

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