Oakland Raiders

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates with tight end Mychal Rivera #81 after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during a preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carr’s 3 TDs Lead Raiders Past Seahawks In Preseason Finale

With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

08/28/2014

Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Donate Funds For Napa Earthquake Relief

The Oakland Raiders football team Wednesday afternoon is donating $50,000 for earthquake relief to the American Red Cross, the Napa Valley Unified School District and the Napa Valley Education Foundation.

08/27/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 27: Nick Roach #53, Lamarr Houston #99 and Mike Jenkins #21 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate after Jenkins intercepted the ball during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6 NFL Teams That Could Be Worse Than The Raiders

National sportswriters don’t appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.

08/26/2014

Oakland Raiders Rookie Camp

Former 1st Rounder Hayden To Start The Season On Injured List For Raiders

The number 12 overall pick in the 2012 draft will miss at least six games after he is placed on the physically unable to perform list by the team, the NFL’s Kevin Patra reports.

08/26/2014

Oakland Raiders walk down the tunnel before a game. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Players Name Oakland Raiders Least Desirable Team To Play For In Anonymous Poll

In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.

08/25/2014

Raiders v Packers

Schaub Struggles Again, Raiders Lose To Packers In Preseason Game

With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

08/22/2014

Blake Bortles (Photo Credit: John Konstantaras)

5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.

08/19/2014

Tight end Brent Celek #87 of the Philadelphia Eagles gets caught by safety Charles Woodson #24 on a catch for 24-yards in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014

Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn’t seen in awhile.

08/19/2014

Lions v Raiders

Raiders Rally Late, Defeat Lions In Preseason Game At Coliseum

Matthew Stafford threw touchdown passes on his first two drives for Detroit before Matt McGloin threw a 19-yard TD pass to Brice Butler with 6 seconds to go to give the Oakland Raiders a 27-26 victory over the Lions in an exhibition game Friday night.

08/15/2014

An Oakland Raiders fan cheers on his team during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Fans Welcome New Season At O.co Coliseum; Team Looks For Improvement In Preseason Clash Vs. Lions

Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters gave Oakland’s newcomers a taste of the passion of the fan base.

08/15/2014

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