Both teams are mostly healthy, but there are some concerns here and there for each squad in a short week of rest and recovery from the previous game.
The 6-5 Dallas Cowboys lead the NFC East division, but they do so almost by default. Even with their 4-7 record, the Oakland Raiders can beat the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day in Dallas.
Giving up a touchdown with just ten seconds left in a four-point loss at home hurt the defensive marks, but the Raiders have to be able to score more as well on offense if they want to win consistently in the modern NFL.
Terrelle Pryor’s knee injury is getting better, but Oakland will stick with Matt McGloin at quarterback for Sunday’s home game against Tennessee.
Thrust into his first NFL start, quarterback Matt McGloin threw for three touchdowns against Houston on Sunday to lead the Raiders to their first road win of the 2013 season.
The Oakland Raiders had nine players on the official NFL injury report this week, but that’s nothing compared to the 18 players listed by their Week 11 opponents.
The Oakland Raiders had every chance to win Sunday in New York, but the offense really struggled when it mattered most in the loss to the New York Giants.
Oakland and New York take the field Sunday with a lot of injury questions and concerns, as both teams fight to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Some local “experts” had gone as far as to predict an 0-16 season for Oakland, so the Raiders aren’t so bad after all.
Any time a team allows an offensive NFL record to be set against them, it hasn’t been a good day.
The Oakland Raiders have too many backs injured while trying to get ready to face the undefeated Chiefs at the Arrowhead Stadium.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings were back at practice for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday despite being hampered by hamstring injuries. McFadden practiced for the first since getting hurt in […]