Darren McFadden expected to be the Raiders starting running back

Even though the Raiders signed Maurice Jones-Drew this offseason,  Paul Guiterrez of ESPN.com believes Darren McFadden will be Oakland’s starting running back in 2014 If healthy, and that’s a big IF, Darren McFadden is the lead dog in the backfield, when you consider his home run potential and familiarity with the Raiders offense. If the Raiders are going to rely on McFadden...
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VIDEO: Darren McFadden: Man or Machine?

Oakland Raiders fans have become frustrated with RB Darren McFadden and his lack of performance and constant injuries. Some are even unhappy about the Raiders re-signing him although they agree that the terms of his one-year contract are favorable. He has not been able to play for an entire season since he was drafted 4th overall in 2008. He has been nothing more than a man since...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oakland Raiders hope to move Terrelle Pryor by Monday

The Oakland Raiders want to trade quarterback Terrelle Pryor before the start of their offseason program begins on Monday, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. Per a league source, the Raiders hope to move Pryor before the start of the offseason program.  It’s currently unclear whether he’ll be cut if he’s not traded. Pryor, 24, has played in 14 games over two seasons for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders offseason position review: running backs

Similar to their wide receivers, the Oakland Raiders running backs were one of the brightspots on a 4-12 team. When I say the running backs though, I mostly mean Rashad Jennings and Marcel Reece, who were two of the most talented members of the offense. Darren McFadden was injured, and ineffective when on the field. Jeremy Stewart, who got 25 carries his rookie season, was left...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

MJD and DMC Will Be Dynamic

It is being reported that MJD is likely to sign with the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders recently lost Rashad Jennings, as he signed with New York, while they re-signed Darren McFadden. Darren McFadden has had major injury issues ever since he entered the league, and it seems like every year we anticipate an explosion from McFadden, but it continually does not happen. He continually...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders decline to use franchise tag

Oakland Raiders decline to use franchise tag   The NFL’s deadline for teams to use the franchise tag on any free agent expired at 4pm ET on Monday. The Oakland Raiders were one of the many teams who elected not to use it. While not surprising, as the franchise tag guarantees a one year salary equal to the average of the top five paid players at that position, it is concerning...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden Could Be A Option For The 49ers

Bill Williamson of ESPN.com writes that if the 49ers are looking to bring in some extra depth at running back, Raiders impeding free agent Darren McFadden could be a “real possibility.“ Williamson mentions that McFadden has played for current 49ers RBs coach Tom Rathman a few years ago in Oakland, and believes he could help them in the screen game. However, it’s unlikely...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders worked out former CFL Grey Cup MVP, could be McFadden’s replacement?

The Oakland Raiders are in danger of losing running back Darren McFadden in free agency, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they have conducted a workout with another potential running back. Well the Raiders worked out a former NFL player and a Canadian Football icon this week. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Raiders […]The post Raiders worked out former CFL Grey...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders finally have a chance to strike gold in free agency

The tenure of deceased owner Al Davis left a lot of strain on the cap room for the Oakland Raiders. Stanford Routt got a 3-year, $31.5 million contract with $20 million guaranteed; Michael Huff: 4-years, $32 million with $12 million guarantee; Javon Walker inked a 6-year, $55 million deal with $16 million guaranteed; and Richard Seymour was paid $15 million over two seasons. And...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL trade rumors: Oakland Raiders version

With the NFL trade deadline coming up shortly, many fans are wondering who the Oakland Raiders will acquire… And who they’ll let go. A major topic of interest revolves around rookie running back, Darren McFadden, who is among many players that are potential trade targets. When I first heard McFadden may possibly be released from the Raiders, I felt a pang of sadness. The Raiders...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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