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Shane Lechler

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

McGloin, Jennings, Defense Get High Grades In Road Win Over Texans

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.

11/18/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown while defended by Ron Bartell #21 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Make More Roster Changes

The 3-10 Raiders continue to make roster cuts to players who aren’t performing as the front office expected. This week featured the release of cornerback Ron Bartell and the reinstatement of disgrunted linebacker Rolando McClain. There is also speculation that long-time punter Shane Lechler will not return next season given his advanced age and high salary.

12/12/2012

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 02: Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns at O.co Coliseum on December 2, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Suffer Worst Losing Streak In Five Years, Fall to 3-9

The Oakland Raiders fell again, this time to the Cleveland Browns. Oakland has lost five straight to drop to 3-9. It’s the first losing season for the team since 2009 and its worst losing streak since 2007.

12/03/2012

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 25: Andrew Whitworth #77 of the Cincinnati Bengals fights with Lamaar Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Raiders 34-10. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Raiders Reach New Low Getting Blown Out In Cincinnati

The Oakland Raiders have now lost four straight after they got embarrassed Sunday by the Bengals, 34-10. It was just ugly and there’s no way to sugarcoat how poorly the team is playing during this stretch. Frustrations boiled over with a bench-clearing brawl in the fourth quarter.

11/26/2012

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Shane Lechler: The Unsung Hero Of The Oakland Raiders

If someone asked you to name the top five quarterbacks of all-time, you’d get many different answers. If asked the top five NFL punters, you might get some confused looks. But despite not showing up in box scores, Shane Lechler has made a great case for being one of those elite men who can give his team an advantage when it comes to field position.

10/02/2012