The Oakland Raiders accomplished their first victory of the season against a struggling Jacksonville Jaguars with a performance that should have been better.
Darren McFadden ran for 129 yards and Oakland’s defense held the Jaguars out of the end zone until the closing minutes, as the Raiders won their home opener 19-9 on Sunday.
While the Oakland Raiders hope they have found their quarterback of the future in Terrelle Pryor, the jury is still out on whether oft-injured Blaine Gabbert will be running the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offense for years to come.
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.
The Oakland Raiders are favored to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars in Oakland Sunday. “The one thing they can’t be is overconfident,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You can’t have a good loss on the road and get overconfident by it.
After Sunday’s performance against the Indianapolis Colts, Coach Dennis Allen addressed the media and revealed who his starting quarterback was for the rest of the season. The man to lead the Raiders is Terrelle Pryor.
The Oakland Raiders are favorites to win in Week 2 against a weak Jacksonville Jaguars. The performances from Week 1 determined who the favorite is for next Sunday’s game.
Most players in the NFL like to talk a good bit and let the world know just how great they are. Then there are those that sit back, do their job, and lead their team from the inside.
The Indianapolis Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-10 Thursday night, as last year’s worst-record team improved to 6-3. “You didn’t expect them to jump back into the fray this quickly,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew. “They’re starting to look like a playoff team.”
A nine year old Salt Lake City girl is getting national attention for her dominant play in a pee wee tackle football league. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that elementary and middle school kids of either gender shouldn’t play tackle football.