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Raiders Defense Fails In Home Opener Against Texans

It was an ugly, ugly day for the Oakland Raiders in their 2014 home opener, as the offense couldn’t get anything going until late, and the defense did a Swiss cheese impression from the opening whistle.

09/15/2014

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Raiders Are Healthy Heading Into Week 1 Of The 2014 NFL Season

When you’re picked by everyone to finish last in your division, it’s a good thing to be heading into Week 1 of the NFL season with a healthy roster.

09/05/2014

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

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 29: Andre Caldwell #12 of the Denver Broncos catches a pass over Chimdi Chekwa #35 and Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Flunk Final Season Test Against Broncos

The Oakland Raiders didn’t score until the final five minutes of the game Sunday against the conference’s best team, while the defense put the offense in a big hole early.

12/30/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 22: Quarterback Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders sits on the ground against the San Diego Chargers in the second half at Qualcomm Stadium on December 22, 2013 in San Diego, California. The Chargers defeated the Raiders 26-13. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiders Fade In Second Half, Poor Team Grades Result In Loss Against Chargers

The Oakland Raiders kicked a tying field goal with just 10 seconds left in the first half against the San Diego Chargers on the road at Qualcomm Stadium, but the home team dominated the second half as the Silver and Black could do nothing noteworthy on offense in the 26-13 loss.

12/23/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 06: Wide receiver Rod Streater #80 of the Oakland Raiders picks up 8 yards and a first down against cornerback Derek Cox #22 of the San Diego Chargers in the first quarter on October 06, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 27-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Can Play Spoiler For Chargers’ Playoff Hopes On Sunday

The underachieving San Diego Chargers are 7-7 and just one game out of a postseason slot in the AFC hierarchy, so when the Oakland Raiders travel south this weekend, they have a chance to bury the Bolts in 2013.

12/17/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 8: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders looks to pass in front of DeMario Davis #56 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)

Raiders Struggle In New York Again As Big Mistakes Prove Costly

The Oakland Raiders fell to 4-9 on the season with a 37-27 loss on the road against the New York Jets today, thanks to the usual defensive lapses and one big special-teams breakdown.

12/09/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 28: Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders carries the ball against Phillip Tanner #34 of the Dallas Cowboys during a Thanksgiving Day game at AT&T Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Oakland Raiders 31-24. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

More Of The Same For Raiders In Dallas: ‘Almost’ Doesn’t Cut It

Oakland wasn’t able to capitalize on a 21-7 first-half lead as the team lost to the Dallas Cowboys in the traditional Thanksgiving Day game.

11/29/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Oakland Left Wondering ‘What If?’ As Offense And Defense Earn Disappointing Grades

Giving up a touchdown with just ten seconds left in a four-point loss at home hurt the defensive marks, but the Raiders have to be able to score more as well on offense if they want to win consistently in the modern NFL.

11/25/2013

HOUSTON, TX- NOVEMBER 17: Matthew McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders completes a pass against the Houston Texans on November 17, 2013 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

McGloin, Jennings, Defense Get High Grades In Road Win Over Texans

Thrust into his first NFL start, quarterback Matt McGloin threw for three touchdowns against Houston on Sunday to lead the Raiders to their first road win of the 2013 season.

11/18/2013

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