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Derek Carr won’t play this week

Derek Carr won’t play this week

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 26 minutes ago
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr made a quick return to practice after suffering a concussion and rib injury during last weekend’s game against the Lions, but he hasn’t recovered enough for the team to play him against the Packers. Steve Wyche of NFL Medi…
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  • Raiders hope to put together complete performance in Week 3 pre…

    Raiders hope to put together complete performance in Week 3 preseason game against Packers

    insidebayarea.com 6 hours ago
    Filed for print for Friday’s print editions . . . Heading out of town for a couple of days. Steve Corkran is your man in Green Bay . . . What you see from the Oakland Raiders Friday night will be the closest thing to the real thing. As preseason games g…
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  • Raiders have no worries about Khalil Mack

    Raiders have no worries about Khalil Mack

    Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney got a lot of attention for his sack of Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during last week’s preseason game, but there was no such acclaim for Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack after his own sack. That’s because Mack’s sack ca…
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  • Raiders’ coach Dennis Allen says FB Marcel Reece `should be goo…

    Raiders’ coach Dennis Allen says FB Marcel Reece `should be good to go’ for Packers game

    insidebayarea.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    Filed for print . . . When the Raiders visit the Green Bay Packers Friday night, Marcel Reece expects to put his best foot forward. And the other one, too. Coach Dennis Allen may think better of it by game time at Lambeau Field, but saw enough out of Re…
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  • Forbes: Raiders worth $970 million

    Forbes: Raiders worth $970 million

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    The Oakland Raiders are one of seven NFL teams worth less than $1 billion in Forbes Magazine’s annual NFL financial value rankings. According to the magazine, the Raiders are worth $970 million. There are four NFL teams ranked less. But $970 million? So…
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  • O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    O-line stability could pay off big for Raiders

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Continuity on the offensive line was a struggle for the Oakland Raiders last season. Thus far this preseason, the Raiders have worked with the same offensive line and it has helped build a chemistry that was missing in 2013. The coach…
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  • Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    Decision-making vital for Matt Schaub

    ESPN.com insidebayarea.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- As the Oakland Raiders prepare for the regular season, a key for starting quarterback Matt Schaub is continuing to work on his decision making, offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Tuesday. "I wasn't around Matt Schaub in Housto…
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  • Raiders enjoying the monotony of starting same five offensive l…

    Raiders enjoying the monotony of starting same five offensive linemen after last year’s weekly fire drill

    insidebayarea.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Filed for print . . . Never has monotony been more welcome than on the Raiders offensive line. The Raiders lined up the same five starters at practice Tuesday that they have for every drill, every off-season team session, every training camp practice an…
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  • Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    Justin Tuck: No. 89 defensive player

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders spent money to get better on defense and according to our ESPN panelists, it is working. Two days into a two-week project, the Raiders have two defenders on ESPN.com's Top 100 players list. In last year's ESPN.com …
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  • Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders,…

    Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders, Jaguars least

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    Bovada has come out with its updated odds for NFL teams making the playoffs, and there are some familiar faces at the top of the list — and the bottom. Their two lowest-odds favorites to make the postseason in 2014 are the two teams that met in the 2013…
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  • Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on…

    Raiders 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden might start season on PUP

    yahoo.com insidebayarea.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    Before the 2013 NFL draft, there were reports that Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was infatuated with Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden. McKenzie reportedly liked Hayden so much, the rumor was that he was ready to take him with the third overall p…
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  • New Raider DE Woodley makes Top 100

    New Raider DE Woodley makes Top 100

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    In last year’s ESPN.com NFL Top 100 offensive and Top 100 defensive players, the only player to represent the Oakland Raiders was defensive back Charles Woodson. This year, on the first day of the two-week project, the Raiders have already matched that …
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  • Will Raiders QB Derek Carr play Friday?

    Will Raiders QB Derek Carr play Friday?

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    Here are some quick thoughts on some of the developments from the Oakland Raiders on Monday: Rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice on a limited basis after banging up his ribs and getting checked for a concussion Friday against Detroit. Rai…
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  • Will Mack channel his inner Clay Matthews?

    Will Mack channel his inner Clay Matthews?

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack admitted this weekend that he needs to turn up his game in Week 3 of the preseason. Perhaps being on the same field as a player he has been often compared to will help. Mack, the Raiders' No. 5 overall draft pick i…
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Oakland Raiders

    Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Oakland Raiders

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    Some people are fans of the Oakland Raiders. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Oakland Raiders. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
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  • Charles Woodson: It would be “devastating” for Oakland if Raide…

    Charles Woodson: It would be “devastating” for Oakland if Raiders left again

    Charles Woodson has had two stints with the Raiders during his career, which means he’s spent a lot of time in Oakland over the years. That’s left him with a strong opinion of what the team means to the city. He shared that opinion on Sunday when asked …
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  • Raiders tight end Brian Leonhardt is getting work with the firs…

    Raiders tight end Brian Leonhardt is getting work with the first team and on first-name basis with OC Greg Olson

    insidebayarea.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    Filed for print with extra notes . . . Brian Leonhardt has come so far he is finally on a first-name basis with offensive coordinator Greg Olson. Until last week Olson called called Leonhardt “Bemidji’’ in reference to his having attended Bemidji State …
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  • Raiders' Camp Report: Day 16

    Raiders' Camp Report: Day 16

    ESPN.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    ALAMEDA, Calif . – A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Oakland Raiders' training camp. Yes, the Raiders already technicaly broke camp in Napa last week before traveling to Southern California for a pair of joint practices with the Dallas Cowb…
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  • Raiders sign TE Kyle Auffray

    Raiders sign TE Kyle Auffray

    The Raiders, who were down to four healthy tight ends, have added a little reinforcement at the position, officially signing Kyle Auffray on Sunday, the club said. In a corresponding roster move, Oakland waived kicker Kevin Goessling. The 27-year-old Au…
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  • Video - Can Raiders Win In Trenches? 00:38

    Can Raiders Win In Trenches?

    Aug 19
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson says an NFL scout believes the team will have some favorable matchups to win games at the line of scrimmage.
  • Video - Schaub to start for Raiders Week 1 01:25

    Schaub to start for Raiders Week 1

    Aug 18
    With Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr's health in question, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Matt Schaub will be the starter Week 1.
  • Video - Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders preseason highlights 02:58

    Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders preseason highlights

    Aug 16
    The Oakland Raiders show strength on offense and defense as they defeat the Detroit Lions in thrilling fashion in a 27-26 victory.
  • Video - Oakland Raiders quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Derek Carr highlights 02:28

    Oakland Raiders quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Derek Carr highlights

    Aug 16
    Check out the highlights from Oakland Raiders quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Derek Carr in their second preseason game against the Detroit Lions.

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