Injury Report: Raiders' Running Backs A Liability Against Chargers In Week 7With no offensive balance to speak of heading into Sunday's clash against the Chargers, it appears that all the pressure will once again fall on the shoulders of Derek Carr, as the Raiders' NFL Week 7 injury report indicates that first and second-string halfbacks will be slowed by injury.
Oakland Raiders Studs And Duds Heading Into Week 6 Bye WeekHere's a list of the Oakland Raiders rising and falling stars, better known as the "Studs Vs. Duds" category through the first quarter of the season.
Team Grades: Broncos Survive Stoic Raiders Defense, Improve To Perfect 5-0Broncos escape Black Hole with a 16-10 win over the Raiders, improving their 2015 NFL season record to 5-0, despite a stoic effort by Oakland's defense.
Injury Report: Peyton Manning Poised For Big Game Versus Raiders Banged-Up SecondaryGiven how weak the Raiders' secondary appears, Broncos QB Peyton Manning might be poised for a break-out game Sunday afternoon in the Black Hole.
Injury Report: Key Raiders Defenders Healthy, Bears Have More Questions Than AnswersLooking to make it three wins in a row, Jack Del Rio is pleased to have key Raiders defenders healthy against a winless Bears team poised for an upset in Week 4 of the 2015 NFL season.
Injury Report: Raiders Carr Listed As Probable, Woodson QuestionableWhile having a clean bill of health did little for Jack Del Rio's chances in his Raiders head coaching debut, the Silver and Black will not have the same luxury when the Ravens visit the East Bay, this according to NFL Week 2 injury reports.
Footballers Davis, Woodson Learn Art Of Pizza At BottleRockRaider Charles Woodson, 49er Vernon Davis, and chef Tony Gemignani from Tony's of North Beach cooked up some delicious pizza for the crowd on BottleRock Napa's Culinary stage Sunday.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Opponent Profile: Chiefs Want Revenge And A Playoff SpotThe Oakland Raiders broke their 16-game losing streak last month against the Kansas City Chiefs at the Coliseum, but now the Silver & Black go to Arrowhead Stadium in Missouri for the rematch. The Chiefs have lost three in a row, and they are on the verge of playoff elimination—they might blame the Raiders for that, so there's going to be some nasty waiting for Oakland this weekend.
Injury Report: Extra Rest Has Helped Raiders Get Healthier, Sort OfIt's been more than a week since the Oakland Raiders beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football, and that time has been a benefit to the walking wounded on the Silver & Black roster. But there are still some areas of concern the team must address as they head into Sunday's game at St. Louis against an underrated Rams squad. The true question is whether the Raiders can build on the victory momentum and earn another win in 2014.
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.
How The Raiders Improve For 2015 Since This Season Is Lost AlreadyRegardless of whether the Oakland Raiders win a game this season or not, the year is lost. It's time to look at next season's roster, anticipating that a new general manager and a new permanent coach will be in charge of the Silver & Black for 2015 and beyond.
Team Grades: Raiders Play Close Again, But No Win YetOverall, the Oakland Raiders played a solid game against one of the best teams in the NFL for the second week in a row. But the Silver & Black still don't have a win in 2014, and that falls on the defense again. The offense is showing life; the defense just is painful to watch every time out.
Studs & Duds: Raiders' Bright Spots Hard To Find In 0-4 Start To SeasonThe Oakland Raiders have plenty of duds to explore so far in the young 2014 season, but it's tough to find some studs in the debacle that has contributed to an 0-4 start to the year. The Silver & Black just don't have much to highlight right now, which means it's going to be a long season.
'We Suck,' Says Raiders Legend Woodson After Latest LossAfter watching his team be throttled at home by a Texans club that managed just two wins all of last year, veteran Raiders safety Charles Woodson said what much of Raider Nation was thinking.