Maurice Jones-Drew: ‘My goal this year is to be explosive again’

The Oakland Raiders offseason program started Tuesday at the team’s compound in Alameda, Calif. Raiders new running back Maurice Jones-Drew spoke with Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle about the upcoming season. “My goal last year was to show people I was healthy again and finish the season strong,” Jones-Drew said. “My goal this year is to be explosive again....
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Terrelle Pryor thanks Davis family, Raider Nation

The Oakland Raiders have traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the NFL Draft. The Raiders have acquired a 7th round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft from the @Seahawks in exchange for QB Terrelle Pryor. — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 22, 2014 Thank you also to the Whole Davis Family!!! ...
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Oakland Raiders young tight ends could have big year with Matt Schaub

The Oakland Raiders have a lot of potential but not a lot of experience when it comes to the tight end position. When offseason workouts begin, the tight end with the most NFL experience will be David Ausberry, a former wide receiver out of USC that missed all of last season with a shoulder injury sustained in the pre-season. Entering his fourth season in the league, Ausberry has...
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Texans reportedly prefer Khalil Mack over Jadeveon Clowney

The NFL draft is quickly approaching, and it remains unclear what the Houston Texans intend to do with the top overall pick. Matt Schaub is gone, so they certainly have a need at quarterback. There is little consensus when it comes to who the best quarterback in the draft is, though some have claimed they are […]
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Raiders Rewind: Schaub reaches out to McGloin, drafting a QB and more

Take a look at the best pieces you may have missed this week: - Top five quarterbacks the Raiders could take in the draft (READ) - With continuity and a much better roster, can Dennis Allen finally prove his worth? (READ) - Raiders are hoping to convert short rentals into long term success (READ) - Matt Schaub reaches out to Matt McGloin and could be the best thing to ever happen...
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Matt Schaub doesn’t care if the Raiders draft a quarterback

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub made it clear on Wednesday that he’t worried if Oakland takes a quarterback in next month’s NFL Draft. “I’m a realist, and I understand where I am in my career,” Schaub said, via “As you get older, teams are always going to try and...
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Why the Oakland Raiders should trade down in the first round

The past few years have been rough to the Oakland Raiders. Al Davis’ exorbitant contracts put the team in a cap nightmare, and poor drafting and free agency signings put poor talent on the field. Since taking over in 2012, general manager Reggie McKenzie has put in a lot of work and taken a lot of grief for the rebuilding campaign he is attempting to implement. In 2013, with little...
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Former Houston Texans Quarterback’s Starting Job in Jeopardy

Matt Schaub left the Houston Texans for the quarterback-desperate Oakland Raiders, who even kept his huge contract mostly in place, which is shocking since he played so terribly last year. So you would thinkthe Raiders paying him that kind of money virtually guarantees they are all in with him as their starting quarterback.. However that might not be the case, the Raiders are bringing...
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Matt Schaub is a very solid quarterback that just had a bad year

I guess you are not able to have a bad season in the NFL, according to the entire NFL fan base….. If you ask the football fans in the NFL, they will all tell you that the Oakland Raiders are in a horrible situation with Matt Schaub and that the team is not going to […] The post Matt Schaub is a very solid quarterback that just had a bad year appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Raiders reportedly have 'massive crush' on Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders have a “massive crush” on Fresno State QB Derek Carr, the Fresno Bee reports. Columnist David White says the Raiders won’t take Carr with the No. 5 overall pick, so they would be looking to trade back and stockpile picks in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Photo Credit: “But not a No. 5 overall pick sort of crush,” White notes...
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