Diehard fans may want to close their eyes: with an 0-2 start and staring at possible 0-6 start now, the Oakland Raiders will be hard-pressed to avoid two ugly fates in 2014: they could end up worse than the 4-12 record they posted last year, and they could end up as the worst team in the NFL.
It was an ugly, ugly day for the Oakland Raiders in their 2014 home opener, as the offense couldn’t get anything going until late, and the defense did a Swiss cheese impression from the opening whistle.
Two weak spots from Week One—the running game and the defense—could struggle again in Week Two if Maurice Jones-Drew and Nick Roach can’t get healthy in time to face the Houston Texans at the Coliseum on Sunday.
Rookie Derek Carr’s first NFL start as Oakland Raiders quarterback was a learning experience. He saw new defenses, exotic blitzes and got to see firsthand what playing in the NFL is like after years of […]
The Oakland Raiders gave up 402 yards in their opener against the New York Jets on the road, even though they gave up just 19 points. Some of that was due to the Jets QB struggling to hold on to the ball, of course, but the Silver & Black defense will need to be a lot tougher at home in Week Two for the Raiders to emerge victorious against an efficient Houston Texans offense.
The Oakland Raiders defense bent a lot on Sunday in New York, but it didn’t break much. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough for rookie QB Derek Carr to get a win in his first NFL start as the Jets won the game, 19-14.
Today, the Grant Napear show began with discussion of San Francisco 49er’s Ray McDonald and his current status with the team, Grant expressing his belief that, by letting McDonald play on Sunday, the 49ers are […]
When you’re picked by everyone to finish last in your division, it’s a good thing to be heading into Week 1 of the NFL season with a healthy roster.
With the announcement late Monday that Derek Carr would the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback for their Week 1 matchup against the New York Jets on the road, it’s clear another new era has begun for the Silver & Black.
Today’s installment of the Grant Napear Show opened with discussion of the weekend’s arrest of San Francisco 49er’s defensive end Ray McDonald and his attendance at practice this week, as well as the likelihood he […]
By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Raiders announced Monday that second round pick Derek Carr will start at quarterback in week one against the New York Jets. Coming into the pre-season, it was Matt […]
Back from the 3 day weekend, we hope everyone enjoyed it. We kicked it off with the big Oakland A’s signing of Adam Dunn. He promptly hit a homerun in his first at bat, which […]