McGloin, Jennings, Defense Get High Grades In Road Win Over TexansThrust 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.
Raiders Make More Roster ChangesThe 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.
Raiders Suffer Worst Losing Streak In Five Years, Fall to 3-9The 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.
Raiders Reach New Low Getting Blown Out In CincinnatiThe 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.
Shane Lechler: The Unsung Hero Of The Oakland RaidersIf 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.