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Who Will Be the Oakland Raiders’ Most Improved Player in 2015?
7 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
A successful season for the Oakland Raiders must be spearheaded by a blend of rookies, sophomores and transitional players. According to ESPN reporter Bill Williamson, the. […]

New NFL rule allows Khalil Mack to wear college number, he wants to know: 46 or 52?
14 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
One of the fun facts about Khalil Mack from his college days was what prompted him to choose his number. He wore number 46 because that was the grade he was given on the E. […]

2015 Raiders Mock Draft Tracker v2.2
14 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
With the Combine in the books and free agency in full swing, we continue our look ahead to the 2015 NFL Draft. Here is our sixth round-up of selected expert opinions on who. […]

Power ranking Raiders 2015 offensive roster
16 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
What I did here was list each potential Raiders starter on the current roster based upon their grades by Pro Football Focus to come up with power rankings. Listed are thei. […]

Power ranking Raiders 2015 defensive roster
16 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
What I did here was list each potential Raiders starter on the current roster based upon their grades by Pro Football Focus to come up with power rankings. Listed are thei. […]

Could Mack Change His Number?
18 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
The NFL announced that linebackers can now wear numbers in the 40s, so what would Khalil Mack have to do if he decided to return to his college number?

SF Weekly revamp gets off on wrong foot with Raiders, compares Jay Mariotti to Hunter S Thompson
19 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Hey, everyone, did you know SF Weekly has a new editor? Did you know they have a new sports columnist? Did you know they had a sports section? Did you know SF Weekly still. […]

Where Have The 2015 Free Agents Landed?
20 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News
NFL free agency began March 10 and teams around the league have been signing players to build up their 2015 squads. Catch up on who signed where here.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 52
21 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Seventeen players have worn No. 52 in Raiders history, 15 linebackers, one center, and another who played multiple positions.

Jack Del Rio wants Trent Richardson to focus on competing, doing dirty work, not being starter
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
There have been ten free agents signed by the Raiders this offseason. The last one was former top pick Trent Richardson who has joined his third team in three years. Upon. […]

Ranking the 2015 Impact of the Oakland Raiders’ Free-Agent Signings so Far
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have been one of the busiest teams in free agency with a total of 11 free-agent signings. Now that the bulk of the team’s free-agent moves have been mad. […]

Tracking Oakland Raiders 2015 NFL free agency rumors, news, updates
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Tracking all free agent activity across the NFL with special focus on those affecting the Oakland Raiders. This page will be updated as free agent news comes out that may. […]

Raiders bring back defensive end CJ Wilson
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
The Oakland Raiders have re-signed defensive end C.J. Wilson who spent last season with the team. Wilson had tested the free agent market the past two weeks, but both side. […]

Know the Enemy Daily Links 3/25: Changes expected for extra points, vote in May
2 days ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Marcus Allen Krause
AFC West Broncos Our 2015 passing offense – how much does the past inform the future? – Mile High ReportWe threw 176 times on 3rd or 4th down in 2014 – 54 of those targets. […]

Draft Prospects: Defensive Line
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
We continue the 2015 Draft Prospects Series with a look at the defensive linemen invited to the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 51
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Ten players have worn No. 51 in Raiders history, including a few high-motor guys who really knew how to get to the quarterback.

Derek Carr Flashed Enough Potential to Lead the Raiders in 2015
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders may have a franchise quarterback in Derek Carr, but it’s too early to anoint him after an up-and-down rookie season. It’s also far too early to give. […]

Best and Worst Moves the Oakland Raiders Have Made in Free Agency
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders had an active beginning to free agency, and the moves made give hope for a much-improved 2015 season. The Raiders have managed to fill some needs and ad. […]

Top 10 Career Sack Leaders In Raiders History
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
In this week’s Top 10, we take a look at the players who have tallied the most sacks in team history, since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.

JDR Quick Hits from Owners’ Meetings
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Highlights from Head Coach Jack Del Rio’s sit down with media during NFL Owners’ Meetings in Phoenix.

No Compensatory Picks for the Silver and Black
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
The NFL announced that 32 compensatory picks were awarded to 14 teams for the 2015 NFL Draft.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 50
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Fifteen players have donned No. 50 in Raiders history, including a Hall of Famer who only wore it for a year, that Hall of Famer’s successor and several hard-hitting line. […]

Raiders Help Refurbish Playground
4 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
TJ Carrie and Dan Kistler recently helped refurbish the playground at Emerson Elementary School.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 49
4 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Thirteen players have worn No. 49 in Raiders history, including a linebacker who became famous for playing a boxer in the movies.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 48
5 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Only eight players have worn No. 48 in Raiders history, including several defensive backs who made a living making life difficult for opposing quarterbacks and receivers.

INFOGRAPHIC – Trent Richardson
6 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Learn more about new Raiders running back Trent Richardson in this infographic.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 47
6 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Nine players have worn No. 47 in Raiders history. From ball-hawking defensive backs to a bruising running back, many of the players who have worn it have been very producti. […]

Is Wide Receiver or Pass-Rusher a Bigger Need for Raiders After Free-Agent Haul?
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
Free agency is over. Maybe not technically, but all the top players are off the market, and signings have slowed to a crawl. Only a few stragglers remain of fringe-starter. […]

5 Biggest Needs the Oakland Raiders Have Yet to Address This Offseason
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have been able to address a handful of needs via free agency thus far. However, general manager Reggie McKenzie’s job isn’t done. There are two glar. […]

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. […]