Louis Murphy

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 16: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws the ball against the San Diego Chargers on December 16, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Panthers In Search Of Third Straight Win

The 5-9 Carolina Panthers are playing some of their best football. Since starting off 2-8, the team has won three of its last four games, led by the 2011 Offensive Rookie of the Year and 2010 Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton. The Raiders are in for a tough challenge.


Louis Murphy #18 of the Oakland Raiders catches a ball in front of Tim Jennings #26 of the Chicago Bears at O.co Coliseum on November 27, 2011 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Deal Louis Murphy To Carolina For Draft Pick

The Oakland Raiders have traded wide receiver Louis Murphy to the Carolina Panthers for an undisclosed conditional draft choice.


Darrius Heyward-Bey of the Oakland Raiders. (Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Injuries Decimate Raiders’ Receiving Corps

The Raiders are down to a handful of healthy receivers, including Chaz Schilens, Louis Murphy and rookie Eddie McGee, who is on the team’s practice squad.


Jacoby Ford #12 of the Oakland Raiders bobbles a ball while defended by Dashon Godson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 17, 2010. The ball was intercepted by Takeo Spikes #51 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders To Start Rookie Receiver Against Seattle

Jacoby Ford was happy making the Oakland Raiders roster as a backup kick returner. With injuries sidelining two of the team’s top three wide receivers, the rookie is being pressed into a starting role this week.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010