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Taiwan Jones

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

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 10: Mathias Kiwanuka #94 of the New York Giants strips the ball from Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Raiders Offense Chokes In Loss Against New York Giants

The Oakland Raiders had every chance to win Sunday in New York, but the offense really struggled when it mattered most in the loss to the New York Giants.

11/11/2013

Running back Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Raiders Player’s 2 Pit Bulls Fatally Attack Neighbor’s Chihuahua

Oakland Raiders cornerback Taiwan Jones’ agent said Friday that the NFL player is upset that his two dogs killed a neighbor’s Chihuahua this week.

09/20/2013

Running back Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Taiwan Jones Caught On Video Jumping Over Car

Taiwan Jones was out celebrating teammate Darren McFadden’s birthday when he decided to jump over a car. In the video, you can hear someone off-camera bet Jones $200 that he can’t make the jump.

08/28/2013

Running back Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Taiwan Jones Trying Position Switch For Raiders

Taiwan Jones’ NFL career got off to a slow start when a variety of injuries and the inability to hold onto the ball kept him off the field for much of his first two seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

08/19/2013

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Raiders Lose Ugly To Mighty Ravens

Oakland’s 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens was the second straight loss for the Raiders but this game is arguably the low point of the season. Oakland was simply embarrassed by the superior Ravens and look directionless on the field.

11/12/2012

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.

11/08/2012

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Injuries to McFadden and Goodson Have Raiders Run Game in Question

Without running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson cleared to practice, who will run the ball on Sunday at Baltimore? Carson Palmer threw the ball a career-high 61 times last Sunday, and he could break this personal record if the Raiders inept run game can’t get going.

11/08/2012

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Despite Numerous Injuries, Raiders Ready To Take On The Buccaneers

The Raiders have 16 players in the injury list while the Bucs have only four. But Tampa Bay is missing left guard Carl Nicks who is a big part of the Bucs offense. Can the Raiders defense exploit his absence?

11/03/2012

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