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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raiders Injury Update: D.J. Hayden, Sio Moore

The Oakland Raiders are looking forward to facing the New York Jets after their next preseason game, but they'll be without D.J. Hayden. However, Sio Moore should be ready for that game, as long as things continue to progress.  #183496640 / gettyimages.comAdam Schefter tweeted out that D.J. Hayden was placed on the PUP list to begin the season, which will allow him to return...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Godbolt has transferred to Webber International

We just spoke to Stephen Godbolt a top 15 senior cornerback who played last season at Tennessee State, who confirmed he has transferred. Stephen Godbolt IIi, has transferred to NAIA Webber International, in Florida. Godbolt could have entered the Supplemental draft but he wanted to finish his college degree. I spoke to Stephen who said […] The post Report: Stephen Godbolt has...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Raiders 2014 Cut Down Tracker ►   Oakland Raiders cut-down analysis ► Poll: Raiders least desirable team ► The Raiders are the least desirable team to play for in the NFL, according to an NFL Nation Confidential survey posed to 100-plus players on the following question: Raiders put D.J. Hayden on PUP list ► Raiders not concerned with Matt Schaub's elbow ►...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: What to expect when you’re expecting to crush the Oakland Raiders

Tomorrow night the Seattle Seahawks will take a trip to Oakland to play the Raiders in the final preseason game of 2014. While the final score may not count for anything and the starters will probably not play at all, the fourth game means the world to the guys on the roster bubble. Since the last full Raiders game I watched was the 2002 Super bowl, I don’t know a whole lot about...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub continues to sit out, Sio Moore returned to practice

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub missed a third straight practice on Tuesday as he continues to deal with tendinitis in his elbow. Matt Schaub sitting out practice for the 3rd straight day with "elbow soreness" #Raiders — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 26, 2014 Some good news is that linebacker Sio Moore returned to the field after suffering a strained neck against...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders claim a kicker too; Giorgio Tavecchio claimed

Just moments ago the Buffalo Bills claimed a punter/kickoff specialist and today the Raiders claimed a kicker. @RAIDERS: The Oakland Raiders have claimed K Giorgio Tavecchio via waivers from the Detroit Lions This is a decent signing, but I doubt the best kicker in the NFL is going anywhere. The post Raiders claim a kicker too; Giorgio Tavecchio claimed appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders make their roster cuts; Juron Criner and Greg Jenkins both get released

As crazy as this may sound, the Raiders cut some good wide receivers today.  The team released Trent Edwards the former Stanford quarterback along with Juron Criner and Greg Jenkins.   Jenkins was a very solid special teams player, but with the talent the team added at wide out, it made him expendable.  Jerry McDonald    @Jerrymcd  […] The post Raiders make their roster...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders move down in Power Rankings, are they in the basement of the NFL?

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Was acquiring QB Matt Schaub a mistake?

Raiders fans have been very disappointed in QB Matt Schaub’s performance this preseason and have not held back in their criticism. The sports media has been no less critical of him. Was it a mistake to trade for him? Is the criticism of Schaub fair? Let’s take a closer look at that: The first thing to consider is that the Raiders only gave up a 6th round pick in the 2014 draft...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Place CB D.J. Hayden On PUP List

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Raiders are placing former first-round pick CB D.J. Hayden on the physically unable to perform list due to a foot injury. There has been talk that this move could be coming for Hayden as he has been held out of training camp due to the injury. Hayden will miss the first six games of the season. Hayden’s NFL career has gotten off to a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is denial a river that runs in the Bay Area? Allen 'not concerned' with Schaub

My how things have changed in Oakland, as not too long ago Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was insistent that quarterback Matt Schaub was their guy who would lead them to the promised land. After a few preseason stinkers, reality hit hard for the Raiders and Schaub, who looks every much like the Schaub of Houston Texans' past. But we'll give to Allen - he'...
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Before drafting you need to see Oakland Raiders WR James Jones’ fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Secondary improving

The Oakland Raiders managed to show one major positive aspect of their game in the “dress-rehearsal” preseason match-up against the Green Bay Packers. That positive aspect was the major improvement of the Raiders defensive secondary. Now the rest of the facets of the Raiders’ game need to follow the defensive secondary trend because although it is still preseason this game...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL player survey: Raiders worst team to play for, Bills 2nd

(Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports) To play in the NFL is a dream of many of today’s youth – and it’s been a dream for children of many decades. To get to the league is a feat in itself – to get there and make a successful career is another level of a dream. But players in today’s NFL might be taking that for granted, as a recent confidential players survey highlighted that...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr taking first team reps at Raiders practice

For whatever reason,  Matt Schaub isn’t practicing today and rookie Derek Carr is getting the first team reps with the Raiders offense. Matt Schaub didn't warm up with team… Doesn't have cleats on either #Raiders — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) August 24, 2014 Yep… Doesn't look like Matt Schaub is practicing… Derek Carr taking 1st team reps in drills. #Raiders...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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