Fourth-round pick QB Tyler Wilson and punter Chris Kluwe were cut to make room for two defensive players. Will this have any effect on the Raiders for their first game?
Dennis Allen didn’t get a chance to match wits against his former boss when New Orleans visited Oakland last season.
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen’s plans to have his team practice in pads at training camp on Sunday were altered by a rash of injuries.
Coach Dennis Allen is pleased with the progress he’s seen the past two months during the off-season program for the new-look Oakland Raiders.
Coach Dennis Allen has been gushing about Nick Roach ever since the team signed him as a free agent in March as part of a defensive overhaul which included dumping former first-round draft pick Rolando McClain.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 4,018 yards and 22 touchdowns in 2012, but that doesn’t mean coach Dennis Allen is going to just hand the starting job to Palmer next year. Allen told the NFL Network on Thursday that Palmer can expect to have some competition at quarterback.
This was supposed to be a year where the Raiders would finally have a winning season and possibly challenge for a playoff spot. But under new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the team’s rebuilding efforts were largely unsuccessful. A few players showed promise but overall, it was a frustrating season for the organization and the team’s long suffering fans.
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
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 Cornerback Philip Adams is on injured reserve with a groin injury and has been replaced by Brandian Ross.
With quarterback Carson Palmer out for the final game with cracked ribs, competition begins in earnest for the starting quarterback job between backups Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor. Indications are that Pryor will get more than three plays, but the bulk of the playing time will go to Leinart. The Raiders were also shut out of the Pro Bowl for the first time since 2003.