The Oakland Raiders are going to face a tough opponent in week 1 of the 2013 NFL season. With a team like the Colts who went to the playoffs last year, the Raiders will have to keep an eye on key players in order to come out on top on this match.
Six botched selections and one misguided trade later, the results from those years add up to no playoff berths, no winning records, no Pro Bowl invitations and only oft-injured Darren McFadden left on the roster.
The Indianapolis Colts next free agent target is receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
A frustrating season for the Oakland Raiders came to a merciful end on Sunday with a 24-21 loss to the San Diego Chargers. The Raiders finished the season with a 4-12 record. The good news is that Terrelle Pryor showed why he was picked by Al Davis just months before he passed away. The loss ensures the Raiders will be the overall #3 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft
The Raiders will again be without Darren McFadden, Mike Goodson, or Richard Seymour. Oakland once again will rely heavily on quarterback Carson Palmer and fullback Marcel Reece on offense. Defensively, Tyvon Branch is back after missing last week’s game with a neck injury.
The Oakland Raiders made it two wins in a row and got their first road victory of the season in the process. Taking on the rival Kansas City Chiefs, the Raiders played a well balanced game resulting in a 26-16 victory.
Will the battered Raiders be able to compete against the 5-0 Falcons?
The Oakland Raiders have a bye week this time around and it is coming right when they need it. a Growing injury list including Darrius Heyward-Bey, Darren McFadden, and Shawntae Spencer has the silver and black needing some R & R.
Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being hospitalized by a helmet-to-helmet hit as the Oakland Raiders worked on fixing their problems during the bye week.
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor DUI charge in connection with his arrest on the Bay Bridge in April.