The 6-5 Dallas Cowboys lead the NFC East division, but they do so almost by default. Even with their 4-7 record, the Oakland Raiders can beat the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day in Dallas.
Terrelle Pryor’s knee injury is getting better, but Oakland will stick with Matt McGloin at quarterback for Sunday’s home game against Tennessee.
The Oakland Raiders had nine players on the official NFL injury report this week, but that’s nothing compared to the 18 players listed by their Week 11 opponents.
Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings was speaking to a group of local high school students earlier this week when the conversation turned to the importance of being prepared when opportunities in life arise.
Oakland and New York take the field Sunday with a lot of injury questions and concerns, as both teams fight to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Some local “experts” had gone as far as to predict an 0-16 season for Oakland, so the Raiders aren’t so bad after all.
It was announced on Monday that Michael Vick was already ruled out for the Raiders game against the Eagles in Week 9. Chip Kelly was expected to bring in an explosive new offensive scheme that would send the Eagles soaring, but injuries have caused a dive bomb and the Raiders are looking to take advantage.
The Oakland Raiders broke a decade-long losing streak coming off of a bye week by taking down the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-18. It was a victory led by a running quarterback and a swarming defense and one that wasn’t nearly as close as the score indicates.
The Oakland Raiders do not have a good record after bye weeks even though they usually play considerably better after an extra week off. They’re looking to change that and they have to do it by beating a streaking Pittsburgh Steelers team.
The studs and duds for the Oakland Raiders so far this season. Read who has been good and who has been bad!