Shane Lechler

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

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown while defended by Ron Bartell #21 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Make More Roster Changes

The 3-10 Raiders continue to make roster cuts to players who aren’t performing as the front office expected. This week featured the release of cornerback Ron Bartell and the reinstatement of disgrunted linebacker Rolando McClain. There is also speculation that long-time punter Shane Lechler will not return next season given his advanced age and high salary.

12/12/2012

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 02: Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns at O.co Coliseum on December 2, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Suffer Worst Losing Streak In Five Years, Fall To 3-9

The Oakland Raiders fell again, this time to the Cleveland Browns. Oakland has lost five straight to drop to 3-9. It’s the first losing season for the team since 2009 and its worst losing streak since 2007.

12/03/2012

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 25: Andrew Whitworth #77 of the Cincinnati Bengals fights with Lamaar Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Raiders 34-10. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Raiders Reach New Low Getting Blown Out In Cincinnati

The Oakland Raiders have now lost four straight after they got embarrassed Sunday by the Bengals, 34-10. It was just ugly and there’s no way to sugarcoat how poorly the team is playing during this stretch. Frustrations boiled over with a bench-clearing brawl in the fourth quarter.

11/26/2012

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Shane Lechler: The Unsung Hero Of The Oakland Raiders

If someone asked you to name the top five quarterbacks of all-time, you’d get many different answers. If asked the top five NFL punters, you might get some confused looks. But despite not showing up in box scores, Shane Lechler has made a great case for being one of those elite men who can give his team an advantage when it comes to field position.

10/02/2012

St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers

49ers, Patriots Lead Pro Bowl Picks

The 49ers and Patriots each placed eight players on the 2012 Pro Bowl rosters, followed by the Ravens and Packers, who had eight players selected.

12/27/2011

Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: An Impressive Raiders Victory

The Oakland Raiders set team records in field goals (six by Sebastian Janikowski) and longest punt (80 yards by Shane Lechler) in beating the Chicago Bears Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/28/2011

Nnamdi Asomugha of the Oakland Raiders. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

49ers, Raiders Make 2010 NFL All-Pro Team

The Oakland Raiders’ Nnamdi Asomugha and Shane Lechler made the 2010 NFL All-Pro first-team, and the San Francisco 49ers are represented by Patrick Willis.

CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

Patrick Willis of the 49ers

3 Raiders, 2 Niners Named To Pro Bowl Roster

Four defensive standouts and one of the leagues all-time great punters will represent the Bay Area at the Pro Bowl in Honolulu on January 30th.

CBS San Francisco–12/29/2010

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