When you’re picked by everyone to finish last in your division, it’s a good thing to be heading into Week 1 of the NFL season with a healthy roster.
The Oakland Raiders have promoted guard Lamar Mady from the practice squad to the activeroster and placed tight end David Ausberry on season-ending injured reserve.
Safety Tyvon Branch is the only key player for the Oakland Raiders that could be a setback when the Silver and Black play against the Denver Broncos.
The left tackle issue for the Oakland Raiders is still at large. However, the issue will not or should not be a problem against the Jacksonville Jaguars for week 2.
After almost a week of waiting, head coach Dennis Allen makes it official by naming Terrelle Pryor as his starting quarterback in Sunday’s finale at San Diego. Pryor hasn’t started a game since he won the 2011 Sugar Bowl while at Ohio State. Cornerback Philip Adams is on injured reserve with a groin injury and has been replaced by Brandian Ross.
David Ausberry is making a seamless transition from little-used college wide receiver at USC to NFL tight end with the Oakland Raiders.
The Oakland Raiders are once again feeling the need for speed. They took two of the fastest players available in the NFL draft on Saturday, picking up cornerback Chimdi Chekwa from Ohio State and Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones in the fourth round.