4:14 PM EDT, Sat August 30, 2014

Tough roster decisions for New York Jets

Good morning. Welcome to the bloodiest day of the year in the NFL. Rosters must be cut to 53 by 4 p.m. ET For the New York Jets and that means slashing 22 players. A quick look at some of the more intriguing decisions: Stephen Hill: Stay or go? The Jets could trade Hill (they're talking to teams) or simply cut him. From all indications, his future with the Jets is bleak. If they dump the former second-round pick, the Oakland Raiders or Houston Texans (No.
Stephen Cohen / Seattle Post-Intelligencer 18 hours ago

Reports: Seahawks to waive Terrelle Pryor

The Seattle Seahawks began trimming their roster on Friday to get to the NFL-mandated limit of 53 players by waiving quarterback Terrelle Pryor, per multiple reports. ProFootballTalk.com’s Mike Florio was the first to report the news, citing a league source. The Seahawks acquired Pryor from the Oakland...

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San Francisco Chronicle 16 hours ago

Allen talks about quarterback decision

Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Friday that “we’ll know exactly what we’re doing’’ on Monday with regard to the starting quarterback. If you think that’s a far cry from last week’s (and the past month’s) declarations that Matt Schaub is his starter, you’re right. The team returns to practice Monday, and Allen will apparently weigh Schaub’s sore elbow against rookie Derek Carr’s strong performance in the preseason finale Thursday night. Schaub, who was ineffective the first three preseason games, hasn’t practiced this week and didn’t play against the Seahawks. Carr,...
Sacramento Bee 18 hours ago
Raiders face decisions at QB heading into opener

Raiders face decisions at QB heading into opener

Coach Dennis Allen says he expects to know who will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders when the team returns to practice Monday. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, right, celebrates after throwing a 20-yard touchdown pass to Mychal Rivera against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Raiders QB Matt Schaub not at club facility while dealing with `personal issue,’ Raiders coach Dennis Allen says

Quarterback Matt Schaub was not at the Raiders facility Friday while tending to a personal matter, coach Dennis Allen said in a conference call with local media. Schaub missed three practices with a sore elbow and did not play in… Continue Reading →

A look at how Raiders 53-man roster is shaping up after win over Seattle Seahawks

Some names could conceivably be released Friday, but using recent history as a guide, the Raiders will likely wait until the 1 p.m. Saturday deadline and possibly beyond before announcing the composition of their 53-man roster. At that point, the… Continue Reading →

Raiders live chat today at noon on quarterback situation and more

Marcus Thompson II will be on hand at noon to chat about the Raiders. Do you agree with Marcus that the Raiders should be patient with Derek Carr? Give him your opinion later today!

Moore makes case for roster spot, starting job

Most of the Raiders key players received the night off Thursday. Others such as veteran wide receiver Denarius Moore played because the coaches wanted one last look at them before the final roster cuts take place. Moore made a convincing… Continue Reading →

Raiders 38, Seahawks 21 — end of 3rd quarter

Giorgio Tavecchio accounted for all the scoring in the third quarter when he converted a 47-yard field goal for the Raiders. Not much of note happened in the quarter, as the game turned in to an extended performance by Terrelle… Continue Reading →

Raiders 35, Seahawks 21 — halftime

Matt McGloin replaced Derek Carr at quarterback early in the second quarter for the Raiders. But not before Carr delivered a third touchdown pass for the Raiders. As was the case with Carr’s first touchdown pass, he connected with wide… Continue Reading →

Raiders 21, Seahawks 7 — end of first quarter

Things just got a whole lot more juicy in Raidersland. And it took all of one quarter of play Thursday night to turn the Raiders season on its head, just as its about to kick into high gear. Rookie Derek… Continue Reading →

Raiders playing short-handed vs. Seahawks

Here is a list of the Raiders players who are on the list of scratches for tonight’s game against the Seattle Seahawks in the exhibition finale from the Coliseum: Quarterback Matt Schaub, kicker Sebastian Janikowski, running backs Darren McFadden and… Continue Reading →

Murphy takes cut at trying to make the cut

(Student Ethan Gaines had a chance to talk with Raiders tight end Jake Murphy, who is trying to make the team with a good performance against the Seahawks tonight in the preseason finale. Here is his report:) Jake Murphy comes from good, professional stock. His older brother played four years in the NFL with the Dolphins, Buccaneers, Panthers, and Broncos. And of course, Murphy is the son of six-time MLB All-Star and two-time NL MVP Dale Murphy. Jake Murphy thought he would be running around the bases, and not patterns, trying to make the Raiders football team. “Baseball was my first...

Raiders welcome back three players

Running back Kory Sheets, wide receiver Greg Jenkins and safety Larry Asante cleared waivers Wednesday, which means that they revert back to the Raiders injured-reserve list. The Raiders waived all three under the injured designation. That meant that any team… Continue Reading →

Live updates: Raiders vs. Seahawks, Thursday at 7 p.m.

The Oakland Raiders finish up the preseason by hosting the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Keep up with all the action with our live Twitter feed.
Sacramento Bee Aug 27, 2014

Raiders rookie QB Derek Carr to start vs. Seahawks

Oakland Raiders fans will get a close look at their past and future at quarterback in Thursday night's exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks.

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