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Rod Streater has a concussion, Juron Criner out with a hamstring injury

The Raiders receiving corp has taken some hits lately. Rod Streater has a concussion and Juron Criner is dealing with a hamstring injury. Allen says Streater does have a concussion and Criner was out with a hamstring injury — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) July 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
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Formations Fantasy Football Review: Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders continue to struggle in the strong AFC West. While this looks to happen again in 2014, do they have players that can help your fantasy team? Star: James Jones (WR) 13 Stats: 59 catches-817 yards-3 TDs (with GB) Why He’s a Star: With the Raiders this year, star is a relative term. […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Oakland Raiders appeared first...
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Oakland Raiders signed speedster Jeremy Deering

Today the Oakland Raiders signed former Rutgers speedster Jeremy Deering. The former cornerback was in minicamp with the Patriots before getting injured. Deering is an amazing athlete with crazy combine numbers. Deering could be a very solid late addition, because of his versatility. Deering could play corner, wide out or kick returner. The post Oakland Raiders signed speedster Jeremy...
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Raiders Sign Rookie S Jeremy Deering

  The Oakland Raiders signed rookie safety Jeremy Deering to a contract on Monday, according to Vic Tafur. Deering, 23, signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers, but lasted less than a week with the team before he was placed on waivers. Deering began his career as a receiver, but later converted to defensive back during his senior season. In 2013, he recorded 39...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie McKenzie Compares Khalil Mack To Clay Matthews

The Oakland Raiders have sky-high expectations for rookie linebacker Khalil Mack, and for good reason. The team selected him with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and many believe they were lucky to get him. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is already comparing Mack to one of the league’s top pass rushers. “He’s reminded me of Clay Matthews from Day 1,...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders GM compares rookie linebacker Khalil Mack to Clay Matthews Jr.

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie compared his 2014 first round pick linebacker Khalil Mack to one of the best pass-rushers in the game - Green Bay Packers pass rushing demon Clay Matthews. Their size is close as Matthews measures 6'3, 255 pounds and Mack is 6-3, 252, but McKenzie's intent was to highlight...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack reminds Reggie McKenzie of Clay Matthews Jr.

Radiers general manager Reggie McKenzie says rookie Khalil Mack reminds him of Clay Matthews Jr. of the Packers. “He’s reminded me of Clay Matthews from Day 1,” McKenzie said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. “He’s one of those guys that knows how to set the edge, and he has length and power and some tools to rush the passer. “He’s got that first step, he can bend...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marcel Reece sheds weight, sign Oakland Raiders will use him more?

If you are an Oakland Raiders fan then you know the frustration that is fullback Marcel Reece. No, he is not frustrating because of injuries or a lack of performance like a certain other running back on the team. The frustration surrounding Marcel Reece is owed to the fact that Raiders fans want to see him used more often. He is there, ready and waiting to contribute to the team...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Early preseason game changers

Preseason has officially begun and the Oakland Raiders are eager to become the team to beat in the AFC West for the first time in years. Reggie McKenzie did a great job this offseason to acquire the experience and talent necessary to turn things around in Oakland. With important players being picked up on both sides of the ball, one of the smartest moves McKenzie made was picking...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Dennis Allen’s perspective at the start of camp

With the pads finally back on and preseason training camp underway, most of the Oakland Raiders are doing everything they can to show the coaching staff they are making adjustments and learning from spring camp. Head coach Dennis Allen has made it clear that what makes a player NFL game-ready is a player who doesn’t make the same mistake twice. A big part of Allen’s coaching...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Little taking advantage of new start in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders claimed WR Greg Little off waivers from the Cleveland Browns and the 2011 second-rounder was a hot commodity once he hit the wire. Little (6'2, 220), has the size and speed to be a top tier receiver in the NFL, however, his lapses in concentration from not fully grasping the playbook has resulted in numerous drops and missed assignments. Little's draft...
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Oakland Raiders: Is Matt Schaub getting his confidence back?

The Oakland Raiders added a ton of new starters to the roster and on both sides of the ball this offseason. But regardless of how much talent was added to the team, the success of the season lies in a large part on the shoulders of quarterback Matt Schaub. When the Raiders traded for Schaub, despite only paying a sixth round pick for his services, Oakland clearly intended to make...
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Will Oakland Raiders DL Justin Tuck Get to Keep His Bane-Like Facemask?

Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Justin Tuck has become known for being a fierce beast on the gridiron; a person that quarterbacks see in their nightmares. With his new Bane-like facemask it is understandable if he takes the form of something even more dark and villainous inside the subconscious of QBs around the league.The No Fun League wants to ban facemasks like his, but if you...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ teammate: Matt Schaub is “getting his mojo back”

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen has been encouraged with what he’s seen from quarterback Matt Schaub so far. “Matt’s our quarterback and he’s done a great job ever since he got here,” head coach Dennis Allen said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. Antonio Smith who also played with Schaub in Houston, said he’s got his “mojo back.” “Schaubby’s getting his mojo back...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub getting his 'mojo' back

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Antonio Smith, who was teammates with quarterback Matt Schaub in Houston said that the signal caller is starting to show signs of his former self. Schaub left Houston a not-so-liked man, so he probably would have been happy to have been traded to just about anywhere. His destination turned out to be Oakland, where he has a chance to redeem himself...
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