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In Memory of and Tribute to Al Davis
5 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Several former players and celebrities have had the honor of lighting the torch at O.co Coliseum in Memory of and tribute to Al Davis.

Top 10 Al Davis Quotes as Ranked by Gil Brandt
6 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News
In memory of Al Davis, football expert Gil Brandt chooses his top 10 favorite Al Davis quotes.

Raiders Countdown to Kickoff: 71: Who wore it best, who’s wearing it now
7 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Happy Fourth of July everyone. And, of course, Happy Birthday, Al Davis. We are now at 71 days until the 2015 season which means we recognize the best to every wear the nu. […]

Why Curtis Lofton Is Oakland Raiders’ Most Important New Starter
23 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
A lot of things went wrong for the Oakland Raiders defense in 2014. But of all of those things, the worst one occurred before the season even started. The Oakland defense. […]

Raiders’ Mike Tice: “There’s A Winning Attitude” Building In Oakland
24 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice recently sat down with SiriusXM NFL Radio and talked about what he’s currently seeing in Oakland with the new coaching staff.

Friday Raiders mailbag 7/3: Can front 7 mask DB deficiencies? Amari Cooper a KR? and more
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
It’s the Friday mailbag! If you sent in a question, you may find your answer here. Or perhaps you will find an answer to a question you didn’t think to ask. Matthew asks:. […]

What condition the Raiders position is in: Offensive tackle
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
We check on the current condition of the Raiders offensive tackle position. Judging them as either Strong, Stable, Touch and go, Serious, or Critical. Starters: LT Donald. […]

Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. Making Presence Felt
1 day ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Rebecca Corman
Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. has only been with the Silver and Black for a few months, but is already making a lasting impression on his players.

Raiders Countdown to Kickoff: 72: Who wore it best, who’s wearing it now
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Wow, this was a tough one. It’s numbers like 72 that make me wish I didn’t have to separate these guys by their number. There are at least three very deserving players in. […]

Know the Enemy Daily Links 7/3: Broncos’ Gary Kubiak not in top half of latest coaching poll
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Marcus Allen Krause
AFC West Denver Broncos NFL coach power rankings: Gary Kubiak not among the top half in the NFL? – Mile High ReportWould you rank Gary Kubiak among the top coaches in the. […]

AFC West Update: Antonio Gates Suspended, Travis Kelce Primed For Big 2015
1 day ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
Antonio Gates has been suspended for four games and Travis Kelce is primed for a big 2015 – this and more in a quick update from the rest of the AFC West.

Oakland Raiders: Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Defensive End
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders defensive ends are essential in providing help for a young, inexperienced secondary. For the Raiders, quarterback pressure becomes a vital tool in defe. […]

Raiders Position Battles: Defensive Backs
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Raiders.com Senior Editor Jerry Knaak continues his look at the Silver and Black’s upcoming training camp position battles with the defensive backs.

Raiders attend pro day for supplemental draft prospects
2 days ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
The supplemental draft is coming up in a week on July 9. In total there are seven players eligible for that draft. Two of those players were on display Thursday at the Wes. […]

Raiders O-Line Coach Mike Tice Ready For ‘Outstanding Year’ From Derek Carr
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Offensive line coach Mike Tice spoke to SiriusXM NFL Radio about the Raiders young signal-caller, Derek Carr, and how impressed he has been with the quarterback so far.

Rolando McClain suspended again, issues apology
2 days ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Just when it looked like Rolando McClain had cleaned up his act and Raiders fans were thinking “Why couldn’t he have done that with the Raiders?”, he shows he is still pre. […]

What condition the Raiders position is in: Tight end
2 days ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
The Raiders put some emphasis on the tight end position this offseason. We check in on it to see whether the condition is Strong, Stable, Touch and go, Serious, or Critica. […]

NFL Supplemental Draft Set for July 9
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
The 2015 NFL Supplemental Draft is set for July 9 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Seven college prospects are eligible for the supplemental draft.

Early Look: Raiders and Jets Meet Again
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Raiders.com Senior Editor Jerry Knaak takes an early look at the Oakland Raiders Week 8 match-up with the New York Jets.

Oakland Raiders’ 2013 Draft Class Under Pressure in Make-or-Break Season
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The time is now for the Oakland Raiders’ 2013 draft class, and the pressures of the upcoming season could furnish diamonds or deliver a blow to the team’s season outlook. T. […]

Raiders’ Mike Tice: “Most Athletic Group Of Guys I’ve Worked With Before”
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Offensive Line Coach Mike Tice recently appeared on SiriusXM NFL Radio to talk about the offensive line’s offseason progress, where he shared his belief that the group is. […]

Raiders to Host Heads Up Football Parents’ Football Safety Clinic
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
The Oakland Raiders, in partnership with USA Football, will be hosting a Parents’ Football Safety Clinic on Sunday, July 12.

Steelers Greats Think Kenny Stabler is HOF Worthy
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
The argument for quarterback Kenny Stabler to be included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame is an easy one to make. Recently, several arch-rivals made the case.

Amari Cooper: Hot Topic of Discusssion
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Bucky Brooks and Nate Burleson appeared on The Dave Dameshek Football Program on NFL.com and discussed Oakland Raiders rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper.

Eight Things You Didn’t Know About Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr.
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Get to know more about Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. and his commitment to coaching and experience playing in the NFL.

Oakland Raiders Defensive Tackle Dan Williams Gets Sirius
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Dan Williams appeared on SiriusXM Tuesday with Rich Gannon and Bruce Murray.

3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help Raiders Shock the NFL World
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have made plenty of impressive offseason moves, including the hiring of Jack Del Rio as their new head coach. Why will the Raiders succeed in 2015? Wha. […]

Why Derek Carr Can Be a Super Sophomore with the Oakland Raiders
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have good reason to believe second-year quarterback Derek Carr will become a franchise quarterback, but there are still lingering concerns about his pla. […]

Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Oakland Raiders Rookie
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The excitement behind the Oakland Raiders incoming rookie class can take expectations to a new level. Most fans are innately optimistic about the fresh talent with the utmo. […]

5 Players Who Might Find Themselves on Oakland Raiders’ Practice Squad in 2015
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have several developing talents worthy of future opportunities but not quite ready to take the field during the 2015 season. The Raiders would benefit f. […]

Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 out for Oakland Raiders’ Final 53-Man Roster
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have a young and talented team, which leads to difficult cuts when trimming a 90-man roster down to 53 active players. The Raiders’ roster bubble should. […]

How Oakland Raiders’ Offense, Defense Compare to Rest of AFC West
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have had a very busy offseason. The team brought in a lot of talent both through free agency and the draft. Add to that a brand new coaching staff, and. […]

Kasa making up ground quick in TE competition
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
One would think two third-year veterans would have a big edge over two rookies and two undrafted free agents in a battle for a starting spot. One would be wrong when it com. […]

Hayden tweaks hamstring, out for preseason opener anyway
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Raiders first-round draft pick D.J. Hayden tweaked his hamstring in practice Monday but wasn’t going to play in Friday’s preseason opener against Dallas anyway. Coach D. […]

Raiders’ plans to speed up game entry are in the bag
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders have given out plastic tote bags to season-ticket holders to help speed up entry into home games this season. (The bags will be one sale to the public next mont. […]

Trask hires an agent, wants to try hand at broadcasting
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Former Raiders chief executive officer Amy Trask has hired an agent and is looking to try her hand at broadcasting. Trask resigned from her post in Oakland in May, ending t. […]

Walking wounded count hits 20
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders couldn’t have a padded practice Sunday as they only had seven healthy defensive linemen. Oakland coach Dennis Allen called it “frustrating” as the number. […]

Tyler Wilson “behind from a mental part of the game”
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
At Sunday’s practice, Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor and then undrafted Matt McGloin took turns in the two-minute drill, driving the team downfield. Fourth-round pick Tyler W. […]

Condo hated long snapping at first
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Two-time Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Condo, who got a three-year contract extension from the Raiders Sunday, hated his craft at first. He was a college linebacker at Maryland. […]

Raiders lock up Condo
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
A couple of days after extending kicker Sebastian Janikowski’s contract, the Raiders signed long snapper Jon Condo to a three-year contract extension on Sunday. Condo, a. […]

A “competition” at No. 3 QB, while Pryor improving daily at No. 2
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
While some thought fourth-round pick Tyler Wilson might give Terrelle Pryor a run for his money for the Raiders’ backup quarterback job, the rookie is having a hard time. […]

Janikowski signs four-year extension (updated)
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Sebastian Janikowski believes in the changes that second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie is making, and McKenzie likes having arguably the league’s best kicker aroun. […]

Autumn wind still blowing
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Sebastian Janikowski, who signed a four-year extension Friday, needs to play in 37 games to break Tim Brown’s record for career service with the Raiders. The top nine: 24. […]

Moore, Rivera respond to challenges at practice, other notes
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Raiders coach Dennis Allen said receiver Denarius Moore and tight end Mychal Rivera both “responded to the challenge … made some plays.” Rivers made a nice move and b. […]

D.J. Hayden waiting on “doctor’s decision”
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
We covered what’s going through Denarius Moore’s and Rod Streater’s minds regarding the No. 1 receiver job in this morning’s paper. And we may be overly perceptive. […]

Injuries piling up for Raiders
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Rookie running back Latavius Murray was the latest Raiders player to join the injured group, missing practice Tuesday, and then rookie defensive tackle Stacy McGee, center. […]

Pryor throwing well, but not necessarily closing gap on Flynn
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor completed some pretty deep passes over receivers’ shoulders during Saturday’s training camp practice and then showed Sunday that he also m. […]