Raiders Defense Fails In Home Opener Against TexansIt 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.
Raiders Are Healthy Heading Into Week 1 Of The 2014 NFL SeasonWhen 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.
Raiders Rally Late, Defeat Lions In Preseason Game At ColiseumMatthew 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.
Raiders Flunk Final Season Test Against BroncosThe 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.
Raiders Fade In Second Half, Poor Team Grades Result In Loss Against ChargersThe 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.
Raiders Can Play Spoiler For Chargers' Playoff Hopes On SundayThe 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.
Raiders Struggle In New York Again As Big Mistakes Prove CostlyThe 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.
More Of The Same For Raiders In Dallas: 'Almost' Doesn't Cut ItOakland 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.
Oakland Left Wondering 'What If?' As Offense And Defense Earn Disappointing GradesGiving 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.
McGloin, Jennings, Defense Get High Grades In Road Win Over TexansThrust 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.
Raiders Take On A Very Wounded Texans Team This WeekendThe Oakland Raiders had nine players on the official NFL injury report this week, but that's nothing compared to the 18 players listed by their Week 11 opponents.
Raiders Offense Chokes In Loss Against New York GiantsThe 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.
Raiders, Giants Both Banged Up For Week 10 Showdown In Big AppleOakland and New York take the field Sunday with a lot of injury questions and concerns, as both teams fight to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Raiders Make the Grade With Fast Start and Defense Versus ChargersThe Oakland Raiders aren't setting major strides this season, but they just got themselves out of the AFC West cellar by putting the San Diego Chargers in it. A fast start in a late game is what helped the silver and black attack pick up their second win.
Raiders Performance Subpar Despite Victory Over JaguarsThe Oakland Raiders accomplished their first victory of the season against a struggling Jacksonville Jaguars with a performance that should have been better.