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Nick Roach #53 of the Oakland Raiders takes down Chris Ivory #33 of the New York Jets during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 8, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Rookie QB Carr Leads Raiders Into Regular Season Opener Against New York Jets

Geno Smith knows exactly what Derek Carr is dealing with. First NFL game. First NFL start. First regular-season snap, and all eyes on you.

09/05/2014

The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit With Former Cheerleaders For $1.25 Million

About 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.

09/04/2014

O.co Coliseum (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: New Offer Proposed To Keep Raiders In Oakland

The proposed deal would give free land to the team and for taxpayers to pay off $120 million the Raiders still owe for the overhaul of the Coliseum.

09/03/2014

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)

Daily Madden: Quarterback Questions For Raiders And 49ers

Coach Madden discusses whether or not Raiders QB Derek Carr should start and how many backup QBs the 49ers should keep as Josh Johnson has been outperforming Blaine Gabbert.

08/29/2014

Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders warms up prior to a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 22, 2014. (John Konstantaras/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: What To Expect From 49ers, Raiders In Final NFL Preseason Game

Expect plenty of work from backups, as the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders finish up the preseason on Thursday night.

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

John Madden. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: ‘Madden NFL 15’ Releases And Rumors About Raider Matt Schaub’s Elbow

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.

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

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