Category: Darren McFadden

Darren McFadden: If Players Can Hide Concussions, They Probably Do

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Darren McFadden has been out the past few weeks, but it hasn't had anything to do with a concussion. It's been an ankle injury for him, but that didn't stop him from giving an interesting answer to a question on concussions. Questioned about whether guys hide concussions, given the fact ...

Darren McFadden Says his Foot Feels Great, Expresses Excitement about New Staff and New Scheme

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

When he was on the field, Darren McFadden was one of the most dangerous running backs in the league last season. The problem was that he was off the field more often than not. A lisfranc injury to his right foot cost him the second half of his season, and ...

Raiders vs. Dolphins: Carson Palmer and Oakland Aim to Retain Lead in AFC West and Inside Track to Playoff Berth

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

When the Oakland Raiders acquired Carson Palmer via trade from the Cincinnati Bengals following the injury to Jason Campbell, many people laughed, cringed, or some combination of both. It's hard not to argue that the Raiders mortgaged way too large a piece of their future gave up too much to ...

Oakland Raiders Hope to Avoid Letdown During Emotional Game Back at Home

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

The Oakland Raiders have been one of the surprise teams of the NFL this season. Oakland really put a stamp on that last Sunday when they went out and beat the Houston Texans on the road in the wake of the death of owner Al Davis. Now the Raiders return ...

Darren McFadden on the Electricity at Raiders Games this Season: “You may want to just get out and witness it.”

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Darren McFadden has had a fast start to the 2011 season. He leads the league in rushing with 393 yards on 61 carries, an average of close to 6.5 yards per carry.  Last week against the New York Jets, McFadden, earned AFC Player of the Week honors after rushing for 171 ...

The Raiders Are Finally Who Tom Cable Thought They Should Be

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Ninety-two points in the last two games? Thirty-four points allowed in the last three? A two-game winning streak? Who are these Oakland Raiders? Answer: They're getting closer to who coach Tom Cable thought they should be. Or at least that's his take on the whole thing in the following interview. The Raiders certainly ...

Darren McFadden’s Coming Out Party

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

The Oakland Raiders haven’t had much to cheer about recently, but after last week’s win against the Rams, they have actually found something to cheer about.  Their third-year running back Darren McFadden has finally shown up and started to produce on the field after battling injuries throughout his first two ...

Can Darren McFadden Shine In the ‘Black Hole’?

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders Scouting Department have had a hard time drafting college players that can actually play in the NFL.  Rather than drafting on talent, it seems as though they have been drafting by size, speed, and potential, which by the way is not how pro teams ...

Brian Baldinger is not the biggest fan of JaMarcus Russell

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Brian Baldinger was a brash offensive lineman for the Cowboys, Colts and Eagles and has taken that brashness to his broadcasting career as well. He knows all about the NFL and has an opinion on anything and everything NFL. He is great on the radio and is always a great ...

Run DMC Ready to Turn on the Jets in Oakland This Season

Friday, August 14th, 2009

The only people Darren McFadden burned last year were the people who drafted him in their fantasy drafts. This guy was supposed to be the complete package, the next Adrian Peterson. Instead, McFadden put up some very pedestrian numbers, rushing for 499 yards and 4 TD's overall. He teased with ...