Dennis Allen

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 8: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders looks to pass in front of DeMario Davis #56 of the New York Jets during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 8, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Struggle In New York Again As Big Mistakes Prove Costly

The Oakland Raiders fell to 4-9 on the season with a 37-27 loss on the road against the New York Jets today, thanks to the usual defensive lapses and one big special-teams breakdown.

12/09/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field following the Raiders 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Schedule Did Raiders Favors In 2013, But Team Couldn’t Capitalize

As the Oakland Raiders enter the final stretch of the 2013 season, a quick glance at their schedule shows some missed opportunities.

12/04/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: Nose tackle Dontari Poe #92 of the Kansas City Chiefs closes in to tackle running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders during the second half on October 13, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City won 24-7. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Raiders Looking To End Bad After-Bye Week Trend Against Steelers

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.

10/23/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders encourages his team before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 15, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 19-9. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Need To Relax To Keep Defense Running Smoothly

The Oakland Raiders enjoyed their bye week by taking a much needed break after losing three of the last four games. Still, they know there is work to be done but a little rest and relaxation was just what coaches called for to maybe help improve the offense and keep the defense running at a good pace.

10/21/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field following the Raiders 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Allen, Raiders Take Different Approach To Bye Week

Almost half the team was excused from the first practice of this season’s bye week as Allen gave almost all of the team’s veterans and injured players time away from the field.

10/16/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 37-21. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders To Stick With Pryor At Quarterback

The worst game of Terrelle Pryor’s career won’t cost him his job as the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback — now or anytime soon.

10/14/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Perry Riley #56 of the Washington Redskins at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Have Too Many Running Backs Injured To Face Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders have too many backs injured while trying to get ready to face the undefeated Chiefs at the Arrowhead Stadium.

10/11/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 06: Defensive end Lamarr Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a tackle against the San Diego Chargers in the first quarter on October 06, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raider lead 14-0 in the first quarter. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Make the Grade With Fast Start and Defense Versus Chargers

The Oakland Raiders aren’t setting major strides this season, but they just got themselves out of the AFC West cellar by putting the San Diego Chargers in it. A fast start in a late game is what helped the silver and black attack pick up their second win.

10/07/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Stefen Wisniewski #61 of the Oakland Raiders lines up against the Washington Redskins at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hefty List Of Injured Raiders Players Shouldn’t Impact Game Against Chargers

The Raiders face a long list of injuries this week, but Coach Allen has the confidence that there will be no impact against the Chargers for this Sunday’s game.

10/04/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 37-21. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Hoping For Healthy Squad Against The Chargers

The Oakland Raiders are depending for to have a healthy squad when they face the San Diego Chargers this Sunday.

10/02/2013

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