Ryan Fitzpatrick

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Opponent Profile: Cardinals Come To Town With Carson Palmer, Hope To Keep Raiders Winless

Next up for the 2014 Oakland Raiders: the Arizona Cardinals, the team currently leading the tough NFC West with a 4-1 record this season. The Cardinals aren’t a dominating team, however, and if the Silver & Black can play well for a second week in a row for once, they may have a shot at the upset at the Coliseum.

10/14/2014

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans walks across the field prior to the start of their game against the Buffalo Bills at NRG Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Indianapolis Colts At Houston Texans

Could this be it-the first competitive Thursday night game of the 2014 NFL season? The Colts visit Houston as just a three-point favorite, and both teams are 3-2, so at the risk of being the Mary Swanson to your Lloyd Christmas, I’m saying there’s a chance.

10/08/2014

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AFC West Just Looks Tougher And Tougher For Raiders Each Week

Including Sunday’s Week Five action, the San Diego Chargers are 4-1, the Denver Broncos are 3-1, and the Kansas City Chiefs are 2-3. Each team has a positive points differential, while the Oakland Raiders are 0-4 with a minus-52 differential. Yes, it’s going to be a long season for the Silver & Black.

10/06/2014

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Opponent Profile: Are The Miami Dolphins A Beatable Opponent For The Raiders In London?

There are two things going for the Oakland Raiders this week, as they prepare for their Week Four game in London, England: first, they play the Miami Dolphins, and second, the game is at a neutral site. The Silver & Black can beat the Dolphins, and they won’t have the pressure of performing in front of a home crowd.

09/22/2014

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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

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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

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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

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Nate Washington #85 of the Tennessee Titans gets wrapped up by Chimdi Chekwa #35 of the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Titans won the game 23-19. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Will Only Go As Far As Their Defense Can Carry Them

The offense in Oakland is no great unit, but the Raiders will only go as far as their defense takes them in 2013.

11/27/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Oakland Left Wondering ‘What If?’ As Offense And Defense Earn Disappointing Grades

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.

11/25/2013

HOUSTON, TX- NOVEMBER 17: Matthew McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders drops in the pocket against the Houston Texans on November 17, 2013 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raiders won 28 to 23.(Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

McGloin Will Start Sunday For Raiders Even As Pryor Returns To Practice This Week

Terrelle Pryor’s knee injury is getting better, but Oakland will stick with Matt McGloin at quarterback for Sunday’s home game against Tennessee.

11/22/2013

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