Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Confirm McFadden To Miss Game In New York

Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings was speaking to a group of local high school students earlier this week when the conversation turned to the importance of being prepared when opportunities in life arise.


Running back Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 30, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Injuries Give Taiwan Jones Chance To Shine For Raiders

Taiwan Jones has not seen much action in his brief NFL career. In 2011 he came into the league with much promise. The Oakland Raiders running back only saw 16 carries which he converted into 76 yards during his rookie year. The limited action was because the Raiders had Darren McFadden and Michael Bush on their team as the top options.


Mike Goodson participates in Raiders training camp. (CBS)

Raider RB Goodson Taken From Practice In Ambulance

Oakland Raiders running back Mike Goodson was taken away from practice by ambulance on Tuesday with a possible neck injury following an on-field collision with teammate Philip Wheeler.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13:  Brandon Jacobs #27 of the New York Giants in action against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Reportedly Sign Former Giant Brandon Jacobs

Jacobs had previously stated that he wanted to stay with the Giants and/or close to New York.