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Week 3 Injury Report: Oakland Defense Hurting As Matchup With Patriots Looms Large

The Oakland Raiders defense isn’t very good even when healthy, but with multiple injuries to key players on the defensive side of the ball, the Silver & Black may be in for a long day on Sunday in New England.

09/19/2014

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Raiders’ Road Just Gets Rougher With Trip To New England In Week 3

The Oakland Raiders are 0-2 with no relief in sight, as they travel to New England to take on the Patriots in Week Three. That’s not the remedy for what ails the Silver & Black, of course, so it could be an ugly week for the team. Be prepared, Oakland fans, for a disastrous road trip.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/16/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 14:  Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders leans against a cooler during the third quarter against the Houston Texans at O.co Coliseum on September 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Texans won the game 30-14. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Embarrassed After 30-14 Loss To Texans

Two long drives right down the field to open the game. Four turnovers, including a bizarre, two-fumble play destined to end up on a bloopers reel. The home opener for the Oakland Raiders had an […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/15/2014

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Raiders Defense Fails In Home Opener Against Texans

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.

09/15/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 14:  J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter on September 14, 2014 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California.  The Texans lead 17-0 in the second quarter.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Watt’s TD Catch Fuels Texans’ 30-14 Win Vs Raiders

J.J. Watt found a new way to impact a game.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/14/2014

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MJD, Roach Biggest Injury Concerns For Raiders Heading Into Week 2

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.

09/12/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 07:  Chris Johnson #21 of the New York Jets scores a touchdown in the second quarter of a game against the Oakland Raiders at MetLife Stadium on September 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Defense Has To Be Better In Week 2 If Oakland Wants A Win

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.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/10/2014

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Raiders Hope For Brighter Days In Week 2 Matchup Against Texans

Week Two looks tougher for the Oakland Raiders now that the Houston Texans posted their first win in almost a year. Can the Raiders win their home opener? Sure, they can, if both the offense and the defense play better than they did in Week One against the New York Jets on the road.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/09/2014

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Same Old Story For Raiders: Close, But No Cigar

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.

09/08/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 28: Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates with fans in the black hole after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during a preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Derek Carr Era Has Begun For The Oakland Raiders

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.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/03/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 2, 2014

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 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/02/2014

HOUSTON, TX- AUGUST 28: Josh Johnson #1 celebrates Kyle Nelson #86 of the San Francisco 49ers touchdown reception against the Houston Texans in the second half in a pre-season NFL game on August 28, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The 49ers won 40 to 13. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

49ers Offense Fires On All Cylinders Against Texans

Chris Borland made one more big play to convince the 49ers he should be in the mix of linebackers to replace injured NaVorro Bowman. Borland, a third-round pick from Wisconsin, returned an interception 34 yards […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/29/2014

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