Two weak spots from Week One—the running game and the defense—could struggle again in Week Two if Maurice Jones-Drew and Nick Roach can’t get healthy in time to face the Houston Texans at the Coliseum on Sunday.
Discarded or unwanted by their former teams, players with a history of success in the NFL talked about the motivation of having a “chip on the shoulder” when they arrived in Oakland.
Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is coming back home to Oakland after signing a three-year contract with the Raiders on Friday.
CSN Bay Area reports that the Oakland Raiders have signed home-grown running back Maurice Jones-Drew. At age 29, coming off an injury-plagued season with Jacksonville, is Jones-Drew healthy enough to help the Raiders?
After beating up on the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, there is not a NFL team in a better position than the San Francisco 49ers. They have won 5 straight, have a week off to rest up, continue to get better on the field, and with several players getting over lingering injures, the 49ers figure to be even better the next time they hit the field.
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.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.
The Oakland Raiders overcame a 14 point deficit to beat the Jaguars in overtime at the Coliseum Sunday. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the Raiders win wasn’t pretty, especially considering the Jaguars lost star running back Maurice Jones Drew and quarterback Blaine Gabbert to injury early in the game.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of six teams in the NFL with only one win. With many deficiencies on both sides of the ball, the Jaguars provide the Oakland Raiders with a good chance at a win
Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.