Category: Oakland Raiders

Carson Palmer Believes Darren McFadden is the Best Running Back in the NFL

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

After two rough games in a row, the Oakland Raiders got their first win of the season and the first win in the Dennis Allen era. It didn't come easy. Behind the right arm of Carson Palmer and the leg of Sebastian Janikowski, the Raiders rallied from behind and won ...

Shane Lechler Explains His Displeasure For Replacement Refs And How They Refused To Let Him Use A Kicking Ball

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Although the NFL referee lockout came to a close overnight, that doesn't change the fact that the replacement officials blew a call on a walk-off Hail Mary that cost the Green Bay Packers a football game. The displeasure for the replacement officials' performance continues to grow by the day. Count Shane Lechler ...

Raiders Coach Dennis Allen Isn’t Overly Concerned With The 0-2 Start

Friday, September 21st, 2012

There were some thoughts out there that maybe the Oakland Raiders were a sleeper team to think about in the AFC. The West Division appeared to be a little bit up in the air and the Raiders brought back Carson Palmer, an improving group of receivers and dynamic running back ...

New Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen Is Excited About His Oakland Debut

Friday, September 7th, 2012

If you were to ask NFL fans outside of California who the Oakland Raiders head coach is this season, I’m not sure too many people would answer correctly that it is Dennis Allen. The entire world will get a taste of what Allen is all about in the Raiders opener. ...

Dennis Allen Is Having Fun Coaching The Raiders, Feels Rolando McClain Has Been Exceptional In Training Camp

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The Oakland Raiders suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys in a very boring and brutal first game of the preseason. Both teams looked sloppy offensively with the defenses controlling the pace. One area of improvement for Oakland was that they only committed 5 penalties in ...

Richard Seymour: “Our Run Defense Will be a Lot Better Than it Was Last Year”

Monday, August 13th, 2012

The Oakland Raiders are the last AFC team to start their preseason as they prepare to host the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. It'll mark the beginning of a new era for the Raiders, who have a new regime in place and are entering their first full season sans ...

Carson Palmer on New Raiders Coaching Staff: “They’re on top of every single little thing…it’s very first class.”

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

2011 was a very interesting season for Carson Palmer. He started off the year sitting on his couch in California, not knowing where he would be playing football or if his career would even continue. When the Raiders lost Jason Campbell to a collarbone injury in October, Oakland came calling ...

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 ...

Tyvon Branch Says Things In Oakland Are Different This Year and the Defense Is Looking to Redeem Itself

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The fact that Al Davis won’t be around in Oakland isn’t the only thing that will be different for the Raiders in 2012 and beyond. After yet another disappointing season and another season where Oakland ended up watching the playoffs from home, the Raiders brought in a whole new regime. ...

Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask Hopes a New Stadium is a Short-Term Priority

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Oakland Raiders haven't really been shy about stating that it's time for a new stadium. They also aren't hiding the fact that they'd like a new facility to come at the same location that the Coliseum currently sits on. That's the point that the Raiders' CEO Amy Trask makes ...