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Could Raiders pursue Jon Gruden?

Could Raiders pursue Jon Gruden?

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
A report out of Chicago claims that the Raiders are “in talks” to bring back Jon Gruden as coach. OK, OK, Raider Nation, quiet down. I can hear your squeals of delight from here. But hold off a bit. I don’t want to discount any report, but I am not
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  • Raiders-Broncos game televised locally

    Raiders-Broncos game televised locally

    insidebayarea.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Raiders game against the Denver Broncos sold enough tickets to ensure it being televised locally, a team official said. Therefore, fans not attending the Thursday night game at the Coliseum also will get a chance to see if the Raiders can snap a fiv…
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  • Raiders geared up for Colts, er, Broncos

    Raiders geared up for Colts, er, Broncos

    When the Raiders look at the Denver Broncos these days, they feel as if they are looking at old the Indianapolis Colts. Quarterback Peyton Manning is playing himself, with linebackers Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil playing the roles of Dwight Freeney and…
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  • McFadden looks ready to roll Thursday

    McFadden looks ready to roll Thursday

    insidebayarea.com Dec 4, 2012
    Running back Darren McFadden is running around at practice today without any lingering effects from the high-ankle sprain that forced him to miss the past four games. Coach Dennis Allen said he expects McFadden and backup running back Mike Goodson to pl…
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  • AFC West notes: The Raiders signed FB/RB Jamize Olawale from Da…

    AFC West notes: The Raiders signed FB/RB Jamize Olawale from Dall…

    The Raiders signed FB/RB Jamize Olawale from Dallas’ practice squad to their 53-man roster. He will be given an audition for the future in practice and perhaps in games down the stretch. He is a rookie from North Texas. Oakland defensive tackle Richard
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  • Video - Will Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden be back? 02:00

    Will Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden be back?

    Dec 4
    Will Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden be back on Thursday night to help spark the team vs. the Denver Broncos?

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Dec 4
    Tom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    Dec 4
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…