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Derek Carr would love to see Tony Sparano return in 2015

Derek Carr would love to see Tony Sparano return in 2015

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hasn’t finished his first year in the NFL, but he’s already played for two head coaches. He’d be happy if the Raiders decided not to make it three once the regular season came to a close. Carr was asked Wednesday if he’d l…
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  • Bills-Raiders is sold out and will be televised locally

    Bills-Raiders is sold out and will be televised locally

    insidebayarea.com 3 hours ago
    The Raiders game against the Buffalo Bills was declared a sellout Thursday and will be televised locally. It is the last home game of the season for the Raiders, who sold out all seven home dates at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders played one “home” game in L…
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  • Raiders DE C.J. Wilson back on practice field

    Raiders DE C.J. Wilson back on practice field

    insidebayarea.com 4 hours ago
    Defensive end C.J. Wilson was the only notable returning player to practice Thursday as the Raiders continued preparations to face the Buffalo Bills. Wilson sustained a knee injury in a 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs when he returned a fumble forc…
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  • Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have forced just 11 turnovers this season, which is tied for last in the league with the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders. The Jets are 3-11, the Raiders 2-12. Being at the bottom of the takeaway list is almos…
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  • Breaking Down The Bills

    Breaking Down The Bills

    insidebayarea.com 5 hours ago
    BREAKING DOWN THE BILLS * The skinny: The Bills won three of their past four games to get back into the playoff picture, although they need to beat the Raiders and Patriots in their final two games to have a realistic shot at a wild-card berth. That can…
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  • Do Raiders have to worry about Jim Harbaugh and Michigan?

    Do Raiders have to worry about Jim Harbaugh and Michigan?

    Is a reunion at the Big House going to get in the way of the Oakland Raiders' big plans? ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Michigan is making a push for San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who played quarterback at the school. Harbaugh is not e…
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  • Bills, Raiders both hit on first-round picks; Carr explains val…

    Bills, Raiders both hit on first-round picks; Carr explains value of playing late vs. Chiefs

    insidebayarea.com 22 hours ago
    When the Bills were on the clock in the first round of the NFL draft in May, they had a tough decision to make: Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack or Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, among others. The Bills were so enamored with Watkins that they had su…
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  • Injury to Sio Moore gives Raiders' Ray-Ray Armstrong a chance t…

    Injury to Sio Moore gives Raiders' Ray-Ray Armstrong a chance to audtion

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Raiders don't have much to play for, having long ago been eliminated from playoff contention. For linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong, however, the final two games of the season qualify as a golden opportunity. With Sio Moore on season-e…
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  • Raiders in thick of race for No. 1 pick in 2015 NFL draft

    Raiders in thick of race for No. 1 pick in 2015 NFL draft

    insidebayarea.com 24 hours ago
    If there’s a silver-and-black lining to be found in the Raiders 12th straight non-playoff season, it comes in the fact that they have been so bad that they’re in line for a top-three pick in next year’s draft. As of now, the Raiders are tied with three …
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  • Raiders pleased with progress of Khalil Mack

    Raiders pleased with progress of Khalil Mack

    ESPN.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson talks about first-round pick Khalil Mack coming into his own entering the Bills game.
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  • How The NFL's Forgotten Christmas Albums Almost Made One Man Ri…

    How The NFL's Forgotten Christmas Albums Almost Made One Man Rich

    deadspin.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    For the entirety of my childhood, my brother, mom, and I spent one day a year—usually a Saturday two or three weeks out from Christmas—being serenaded by the 1970 Oakland Raiders. Specifically, we would spend the day putting up our Christmas tree while …
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  • ESPN announces contract extension with Jon Gruden through 2021

    ESPN announces contract extension with Jon Gruden through 2021

    profootballtalk.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    Any thoughts of Jon Gruden leaving ESPN to return to coach the Oakland Raiders can now be put to rest. The network announced a contract extension for their Monday Night Football broadcast analyst during halftime of the game between the New Orleans Saint…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Bills-Raiders 00:52

    NFL Live Prediction: Bills-Raiders

    Dec 18
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Buffalo at Oakland.
  • Video - McShay Releases First Mock Draft: 1-5 02:55

    McShay Releases First Mock Draft: 1-5

    Dec 17
    Todd McShay releases his rankings of prospects for the 2015 NFL draft, with quarterbacks taking the top two spots.
  • Video - Raiders Pleased With Progress Of Khalil Mack 00:44

    Raiders Pleased With Progress Of Khalil Mack

    Dec 16
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson talks about first-round pick Khalil Mack coming into his own entering the Bills game.
  • Video - Game Balls: Oakland At Kansas City 00:55

    Game Balls: Oakland At Kansas City

    Dec 14
    Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher's game ball goes to rookie De'Anthony Thomas, who returned a punt 81 yards for a TD late in the first quarter. Raiders reporter Bill Williamson honors kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who had field goals of 53 and 33 yards.

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