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.
Coach Madden talks about the release of “Madden NFL 15,” the newest incarnation of the popular football video game and discusses the rumors swirling about Raiders QB Matt Schaub’s sore elbow.
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.
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.
“I don’t get cold.”
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.
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(KPIX 5) — The Raiders are in Oxnard practicing with the Dallas Cowboys. Anywhere the Raiders travel the stadium rumors follow like a dark shadow. One month ago it was San Antonio. Today it’s Los […]
The Oakland Raiders have recently been in discussions with San Antonio officials for a possible move to the Alamo City.
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.