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L.A. may have gone from luxury to necessity for NFL

L.A. may have gone from luxury to necessity for NFL

profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
Nearly 20 years ago, the Rams and Raiders left Los Angeles. Since then, talk has persisted regarding a potential return. Primarily because talk of teams moving to Los Angeles often helped certain teams get public money for new stadiums. Meanwhile, the N…
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  • Bill Polian, Ron Wolf selected as contributor candidates to Hal…

    Bill Polian, Ron Wolf selected as contributor candidates to Hall of Fame

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame added a new contributor category to help deserving non-players make their way to Canton, and the first two candidates have been chosen. Via Jim Trotter of ESPN, a member of the nine-person committee, former Raiders and Pack…
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  • Raiders face another rookie QB

    Raiders face another rookie QB

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson compares the road of Derek Carr to Browns rookie Johnny Manziel.
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  • The Film Don’t Lie: Raiders

    The Film Don’t Lie: Raiders

    A weekly look at what the Oakland Raiders must fix: The Raiders are headed to Cleveland next Sunday a broken team. At 0-6, they are the NFL’s only winless squad look incapable of winning a game. The Raiders are getting outplayed and outproduced, and Oak…
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  • NFL begins to take temperature of L.A. market

    NFL begins to take temperature of L.A. market

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Amid plenty of reports and rumors and speculation about the looming relocation of the Rams, Raiders, or Chargers to Los Angeles, the NFL has begun actively exploring what folks in L.A. want from a new stadium. According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles …
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  • Raiders coach Tony Sparano continues to stress the positive in …

    Raiders coach Tony Sparano continues to stress the positive in face of mounting injuries to go along with losses

    insidebayarea.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    Filed for print . . . As interim coach Tony Sparano continued to stress the positive Monday at his weekly press conference, the number of players healthy enough to receive the message is dwindling. The latest casualties are strong safety Usama Young and…
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  • Charles Woodson on third-down defense: 'It's killing us'

    Charles Woodson on third-down defense: 'It's killing us'

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Random thoughts after the Oakland Raiders' 24-13 home loss to Arizona that dropped the Raiders to 0-6: The Raiders’ biggest problem (and there’s many) is their third-down defense. It has been dreadful. The Raiders entered their loss t…
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  • Darnell Dockett teases Raiders fans with sign

    Darnell Dockett teases Raiders fans with sign

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    Though the winless Raiders showed some spark in Sunday’s game vs. Arizona, they couldn’t quite keep up with the NFC West-leading Cardinals, who secured a 24-13 victory in Oakland. And as the Cardinals took care of business against the Raiders, injured A…
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  • Usama Young injury may be serious

    Usama Young injury may be serious

    ESPN.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Oakland Raiders' 24-13 loss to Arizona: Young injury may be bad: Oakland interim coach Tony Sparano said the result of the knee injury suffered by safety Usama Young “probably won’t be g…
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  • Carson Palmer, Khalil Mack need to be separated ... since their…

    Carson Palmer, Khalil Mack need to be separated ... since their cleats got stuck together

    yahoo.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Something's afoot here. Somehow, someway, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack got their cleats stuck together on a fourth-quarter passing play. Thankfully, offensive linemen Jared Veldheer and Bobby Mas…
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  • Ellington stars as Cardinals extend lead against Raiders

    Ellington stars as Cardinals extend lead against Raiders

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    The many talents of Cardinals tailback Andre Ellington helped Arizona take a 21-13 edge after three quarters in Oakland. On an eight-play, 80-yard scoring drive near the end of the third period, Ellington touched the ball six times, racking up 40 yards …
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  • Raiders-Cardinals underway . . .

    Raiders-Cardinals underway . . .

    insidebayarea.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Raiders opening kickoff return to the 14-yard line . .
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  • Raiders inactives include Reece, Tuck

    Raiders inactives include Reece, Tuck

    insidebayarea.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    The Raiders will be without two starters Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals as fullback Marcel Reece and defensive end Justin Tuck were both declared inactive. Their absence comes as a mild surprise in that both were limited in practice Friday after m…
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  • Raiders horrendous third-down defense must get better for any h…

    Raiders horrendous third-down defense must get better for any hope of pulling out of 0-5 tailspin

    insidebayarea.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)
    Filed for print . . . The statistical markers of an 0-5 start are everywhere for the Raiders, but nowhere is it more glaring than third-down defense. Opponents have converted 36 of 70 third-down situations against the Raiders defense, a 51.4 percent rat…
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  • Cardinals vs. Raiders preview

    Cardinals vs. Raiders preview

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)
    Last week, the Oakland Raiders showed some rare life against the San Diego Chargers, and the Arizona Cardinals continued to be the surprise leader of the NFC West. Sunday, the 0-5 Raiders will try to do what they couldn’t last week against San Diego -- …
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  • Video - Raiders Face Another Rookie QB 00:46

    Raiders Face Another Rookie QB

    Oct 21
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson compares the road of Derek Carr to Browns rookie Johnny Manziel.
  • Video - Oakland Raiders postgame press conference 02:33

    Oakland Raiders postgame press conference

    Oct 19
    Oakland Raiders head coach Tony Sparano and quarterback David Carr react to their 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 7.
  • Video - Game Balls: Arizona at Oakland 01:17

    Game Balls: Arizona at Oakland

    Oct 19
    Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss' game ball goes to Andre Ellington, who rushed for 88 yards on 24 carries and had six receptions for 72 receiving yards. Raiders safety Charles Woodson, who turned 38 this month, gets the honor from Bill Williamson.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Raiders Recap 03:20

    Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Raiders Recap

    Oct 19
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Cardinals' 24-13 win over the Raiders.

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