Friday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Del Rio: O-linemen tackling Khalil Mack before he can reach QBWondering why Oakland Raiders defensive end/outside linebacker Khalil Mack still hasn’t recorded a sack? Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio says it’s because … Preview: Raiders at RavensThe Ravens look to remain among the unbeaten and continue their dominance in the all-time series when they host the Oakland Raiders...
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Raiders coach Jack Del Rio explains why Khalil Mack doesn't have a sack

After racking up 15 sacks last season, Oakland Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack was expected to approach 20 in 2016. Along with Von Miller, Mack is one of the premier pass rushers in the game today.If you look at his numbers, though, you wouldn’t believe it. That’s because he has as many sacks this season as you do.In a shocking development, Mack has exactly zero sacks through...
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1 day ago

Quick Hits: Del Rio Discusses Kelechi Osemele's Return To Baltimore

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio kicked off Week 4 by speaking with media members about this week's matchup against the Baltimore Ravens.
1 day ago

Raiders' D allowed most yards in its history through 3 weeks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Oakland Raiders are giving up yards like this franchise has never done before, leaving plenty for coach Jack Del Rio to clean up. Making corrections is so much easier, though, with the Raiders 2-1. Oakland beat Tennessee 17-10 Sunday despite allowing the Titans to roll up 393 yards total offense, with the Raiders allowing 1,428 yards through three games...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Del Rio taking play-calling duties away from Ken Norton Jr.

After a terrible opening to the 2016 NFL season defensively, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is reportedly taking matters into his own hands. According to Pat Kirwan, Jim Miller and Greg Robinson of the Real Football Network, he’s stripping play-calling responsibilities away from defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Additionally, “several starters” might sit this...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders tuning up porous defense, Titans want rare home win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jack Del Rio and his Raiders are busy tuning up a defense that has been as bad as their offense has been good, a unit weighing down some very high expectations for Oakland. The Tennessee Titans just want to win consecutive games for the first time in more than two seasons. ''It just shows that if we can win this game the new direction that our team is going...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: how penalties are impacting the early season

Penalties hurt the Atlanta Falcons just like they did in week one.  Atlanta kicked off to start the second half and the defense stopped the Raiders on their own 36-yard line and forced a punt. Right before the ball was snapped to punt, Jack Del Rio noticed that the Falcons were scrambling to get a man off the field. The ball was snapped and Oakland punted. Dashon Goldson did not...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio takes jab at ESPN after game winning two-point conversion

The Oakland Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints in thrilling fashion on Sunday, charging down the field in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter and scoring a touchdown with 47 seconds left to pull with a point of the Saints, 34-33. The game appeared to be headed to overtime, but Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio had other ideas. Instead of sending out his kicker to attempt a game...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio takes shot at ESPN stat heads over 2-point conversion

Jack Del Rio is basking in the glory of his bold decision to go for a 2-point conversion that helped the Oakland Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Raiders scored a touchdown with 47 seconds left to make it 34-33 Saints. While an extra point kick would have tied the game, Del Rio decided to go for two and the win. The decision worked out as Derek Carr connected with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders want to give Latavius Murray even more carries

Those who drafted Latavius Murray in their fantasy football leagues have to be pleased with what they’re hearing from the Raiders. Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio said this week that he wants to run the ball more and for Murray to have perhaps an even greater role this season. “I want to have more rushes,” Del Rio said via the SF Chronicle. “I don’t want him to have less...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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