Matt Schaub could be the best thing ever to happen to Matt McGloin

The Oakland Raiders still like their undrafted free agent out of Penn State, Matt McGloin. But they also realized that he was not ready to lead an NFL team at this point in his career. He showed more than anyone expected simply making the roster and then blew people away with how he played when given the chance to start. But after teams had some tape on him, they were able to pinpoint...
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McGloin excited to learn from veteran QB Schaub

The Raiders navigated last season with greenhorns at the helm. Terrelle Pryor and Matt McGloin made their first professional starts in 2013, and made the mistakes of youth along the way. The Raiders added experience by acquiring veteran Matt Schaub, his 90 starts and two Pro Bowl appearances in trade. Schaub is here to guide the Raiders through the 2014 (possibly beyond) and groom...
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Johnny Manziel meeting with the Oakland Raiders

Former Heisman Trophy winner and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel met with the Oakland Raiders Sunday night, and will meet with them again on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Manziel flew to Oakland Sunday morning after hanging out with the singer Drake at the Final Four game between Kentucky and Wisconsin.  
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Is Matt McGloin “your guy” if the Super Bowl is at stake?

The Oakland Raiders have not yet found their franchise quarterback. Or have they? At least two players on the team appear to think so. is doing a series of posts reflecting the results of player polls conducted during the season. The other day I wrote about the fact that head coach Dennis Allen received votes from the Raiders locker room as the head coach players would most...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Top 5 QB Prospects outside the first round

I wanted to make a list different than anyone else on the web’s lists because we root for the underdog on NFL Draft Diamonds.  Even though we feel a 2nd round pick is still high, we have found five guys who we consider great options outside of the first round. We will start the list […]The post 2014 NFL Draft: Top 5 QB Prospects outside the first round appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders plan on sticking with Matt McGloin as their starter

According to,  the Oakland Raiders plan on sticking with Matt McGloin as their quarterback even though they benched him during Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. Despite being pulled, Allen said McGloin start again next week against the San Diego Chargers. Odds are great he’ll also start the season finale against Denver.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders have a gem in Andre Holmes, he crushed his former team today

Andre Holmes. The one-time Cowboys project receiver entered Thursday with five career catches for 76 yards. Holmes put on a first-half clinic against Dallas cornerback Orlando Scandrick, catching four passes for 56 yards after a particularly galling drop. The 6-foot-4 Holmes finished with seven catches for a game-high 136 yards. He seemed to become quarterback Matt McGloin’s […]
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt McGloin will start on Thanksgiving for the Raiders

Despite the fact that the Raiders lost Sunday’s game against the Titans,  quarterback Matt McGloin will start Thursday’s game against the Cowboys. “I thought Matt played well,” head coach Dennis Allen said via “He got us the touchdown we needed in the fourth quarter. We just couldn’t hold up defensively.” McGloin did a nice job of getting the Raiders...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: QB Matt McGloin's open letter to the NFL

Yeah… it’s safe to say that the Oakland Raider’s starting quarterback, Matt McGloin, has a huge chip on his shoulder.  The quarterback his teammates endearingly call McLovin,‘ plays the game of football pissed off.  Matt not only displayed some serious moxie as he lead the Raiders to a 28-23 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday, but he also shows it in this letter he wrote...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders are considering starting QB Matt McGloin

Matt Flynn was not good this week, and his coach did not hold back to let everyone know: “Look,” he said, exasperation leaking into his usual monotone, “Matt didn’t play well, and we’ve gotta move on. We’ve got to get better than that.” And, when asked if Pryor’s concussion still prevented him from playing against […]
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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