2:21 PM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014
Silver And Black Pride 16 mins ago

Raiders veterans at a loss as to how to turn this around

A lot of veteran players were added to this squad in the off-season. Many of them were given up by their former teams, usually because the teams thought their performance had dipped or they simply wanted to get younger. The Raiders scooped them up to have a veteran presence, many of whom have been on Super Bowl teams so they know what it takes to win consistently. At this point, for these Raiders, ‘consistently' doesn't even come into play. They just want a win. As the losses pile up, players and coaches more and more turn to the veterans on the team to step up and lead whether by words...
Silver And Black Pride 18 hours ago

Monday Night Football: Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steelers

The Houston Texans (3-3) are traveling to face the Pittsburgh Steelers (3-3) tonight for Monday Night Football. It promises to be a hard fought, classic AFC battle, even though the Texans are still relatively new to the American Football Conference. The Steelers are led by Ben Rothlisberger and Antonio...

More Raiders Rumors & News

Raiders coach Tony Sparano continues to stress the positive in face of mounting injuries to go along with losses

Filed for print . . . As interim coach Tony Sparano continued to stress the positive Monday at his weekly press conference, the number of players healthy enough to receive the message is dwindling. The latest casualties are strong safety… Continue Reading →
San Francisco Chronicle 18 hours ago

Safety Usama Young out for the season

Free safety Usama Young is out for the year with a torn ACL and MCL, sources said, confirming a report by ESPN. Young, who was already replacing Tyvon Branch in the lineup, was injured in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals. Branch broke his foot in the second week of the season. Now that Young is out, the next man up is Brandian Ross, who started 13 games last year in place of an injured Branch. Ross was cut by the Raiders before the season, signed and cut by the Dolphins and then re-signed with the Raiders a month ago. He said he has year under his belt and is not
Arizona Republic Oct 20, 2014

Darnell Dockett taunts Raiders fans with sign

The Cardinals defeated the Oakland Raiders 24-13 on Sunday, and injured defensive end Darnell Dockett had a message for the "Black Hole."         

Cardinals 24, Raiders 13

Here is the early version of beat writer Jerry McDonald’s game story from today: The Raiders stand alone as the only winless team in the NFL after a 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday at O.co Coliseum. Arizona, 5-1… Continue Reading →

Palmer,Veldheer, Kelly make triumphant return to Coliseum

Ever the diplomat, savvy quarterback Carson Palmer on Sunday picked apart a Raiders team that traded him away, and then afterward went out of his way to downplay the significance of the Arizona Cardinals beating his former team. However, Palmer’s… Continue Reading →

Cardinals 21, Raiders 13 — End of 3rd quarter

The Raiders cut into the Cardinals lead with a drive that stalled at the Cardinals 35-yard line but yielded a 53-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski. Of note, backup quarterback Matt Schaub now is holding for Janikowski on extra-point and… Continue Reading →

Cardinals 7, Raiders 0 — End of first quarter

The Raiders won the coin toss and elected to receive Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, just as they did last Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. And, just as the Raiders did against the Chargers on their first possession, they… Continue Reading →

Raiders-Cardinals underway . . .

Raiders opening kickoff return to the 14-yard line . .

Tuck and Reece out for today’s game

Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck (knee) and fullback Marcel Reece (quad) are both out for today’s game against the Cardinals. C.J. Wilson and Jamize Olawale, respectively, will start. Right tackle Khalif Barnes (quad) is also out and Menelik Watson will start again in his place. Receiver Vincent Brown (hamstring), cornerback Keith McGill (groin), quarterback Matt McGloin and guard Tony Bergstrom are also inactive. Wilson, a fifth-year veteran who the Raiders signed away from the Packers in the offseason, has a team-high two sacks. Yes, the 6-foot-3, 300-pound end/tackle leads a team with...

Raiders inactives include Reece, Tuck

The Raiders will be without two starters Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals as fullback Marcel Reece and defensive end Justin Tuck were both declared inactive. Their absence comes as a mild surprise in that both were limited in practice Friday… Continue Reading →

Live blog: Raiders vs. Cardinals, Sunday at 1 p.m.

The Raiders try to get into the win column Sunday when Carson Palmer and the Cardinals come to town for a 1:25 p.m. game. Click here if viewing on a mobile device

Raiders horrendous third-down defense must get better for any hope of pulling out of 0-5 tailspin

Filed for print . . . The statistical markers of an 0-5 start are everywhere for the Raiders, but nowhere is it more glaring than third-down defense. Opponents have converted 36 of 70 third-down situations against the Raiders defense, a… Continue Reading →

Sparano “cautiously optimistic” Tuck, Reece play Sunday

Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck (knee) and fullback Marcel Reece (quad) both practiced for the first time this week on Friday. I asked coach Tony Sparano if he was optimistic that both could play Sunday against the Cardinals. “Based on what I saw today watching them out there today, I thought they did some good things,” Sparano said. “I’d be curious to see what happens tomorrow when they get in here, but we’ll play that one by ear. But (I’m) cautiously optimistic.” Both starters are listed as questionable on the injury report. C.J. Wilson and Jamize Olawale, respectively,...
Arizona Republic Oct 17, 2014
Sunday, 1:25 p.m.: Scott Bordow's Cardinals vs. Raiders updates

Sunday, 1:25 p.m.: Scott Bordow's Cardinals vs. Raiders updates

The Arizona Cardinals look to improve to 5-1 when they face the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday on the road.         

Raiders Player News

  • 1 Usama Young

    Usama Young

    Report: Raiders down another safety, lose Usama Young for season

  • 1 Tyvon Branch

    Tyvon Branch

    Safety Usama Young out for the season

  • Derek Carr

    Derek Carr

    Can Derek Carr be trusted to lead Raiders on game winning drive?

  • Matt Schaub

    Matt Schaub

    Schaub holds on to backup QB job

  • Justin Tuck

    Justin Tuck

    Justin Tuck, Marcel Reece inactive vs Cardinals

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