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Will the Raiders play Terrelle Pryor?

Will the Raiders play Terrelle Pryor?

sfgate.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Will the Raiders play Terrelle Pryor? The former Ohio State quarterback had a botched one-play cameo last year as a rookie and played well at times in this year's preseason games. Palmer threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns against the Broncos. Palmer…
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  • Streater went from looking for a job in the real world to a Rai…

    Streater went from looking for a job in the real world to a Raiders keeper

    insidebayarea.com Dec 7, 2012
    At this time last year, wide receiver Rod Streater was winding down his football career at Temple and contemplating life in the communications field. Today, he is, perhaps, the Raiders most productive wide receiver, at least of late. Credit the Raiders …
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  • Shoulder no concern for Demaryius Thomas

    Shoulder no concern for Demaryius Thomas

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Demaryius Thomas is on a run of good health, and last night’s shoulder injury doesn’t appear to be anything to derail it. The once-injury plagued Broncos wideout came back to play in the second half of their win over the Raiders, and Broncos coach Joh
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  • How Did The Raiders Sniff Out This Jailbreak Screen? Maybe Beca…

    How Did The Raiders Sniff Out This Jailbreak Screen? Maybe Because Peyton Manning Audibled To It With "Prison! Prison!"

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Oakland Raiders didn't shut down many Denver Broncos plays last night, as their defense allowed Peyton Manning to go for 310 yards on 26-for-36 passing and were otherwise steamrolled by running back Knowshon Moreno, who put up 119 yards. More »
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  • Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 26-13 home loss to Denver on Thursday: Recap: This game was not as close as the score indicated. The Broncos trounced the Raiders. It was just another lackluster effort by this team. Oakla…
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  • Man badly hurt in Coliseum plunge

    Man badly hurt in Coliseum plunge

    Man badly hurt in Coliseum plunge A man who attended the Oakland Raiders game Thursday night was in serious condition after falling from a concourse at the O.co Coliseum, authorities said. The incident happened just as the Raiders' game against the Denv…
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  • Goodell pushes for new Raiders stadium

    Goodell pushes for new Raiders stadium

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Commissioner Roger Goodell attended Thursday night’s game in Oakland.  And it sounds like he’s hoping that the Raiders’ home stadium will soon be replaced with Black Hole 2.0. According to the Associated Press, Goodell said that it’s crucial that
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  • Broncos ability to close with run game a good sign

    Broncos ability to close with run game a good sign

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Broncos have Peyton Manning under center and a playoff berth in their pocket. Now they intend to work on the thing that might make their playoff stay longer. A mandate to run more effectively was clear in last night’s win 26-13 win over the Raiders,
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  • Raiders Hang Tough; Still Fall at Home to Broncos 26-13

    Raiders Hang Tough; Still Fall at Home to Broncos 26-13

    The Raiders showed some of the fight that many felt they would show, but in the end, the result for first-year head coach Dennis Allen was the same as it’s been as of late. A loss. Carson Palmer threw one interception that thwarted a possible scoring ch
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  • Raiders' Barnes faced 'fanatical' Miller

    Raiders' Barnes faced 'fanatical' Miller

    sfgate.com Dec 7, 2012
    Raiders' Barnes faced 'fanatical' Miller The Raiders' right tackle gave up a strip-sack in the game-turning third quarter, and was also called for a false start and two holds trying to stop Miller. Miller has five forced fumbles in the past five games, …
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  • Darren McFadden re-injures ankle in loss to Broncos

    Darren McFadden re-injures ankle in loss to Broncos

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden played for the first time in five weeks Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. Now he may be sidelined once again. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen sa…
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  • Notes, quotes and observations from Raiders-Broncos game

    Notes, quotes and observations from Raiders-Broncos game

    insidebayarea.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Denver Broncos are churning out the victories like clockwork these days, while the Raiders are wondering when they’re going to win just one more game. Such is the nature of how these two teams are headed in opposite directions. Raiders quarterback C
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  • Video - Bo Jackson Or Deion Sanders? 06:49

    Bo Jackson Or Deion Sanders?

    Dec 7
    The First Take crew debates whether Bo Jackson or Deion Sanders was the better two-sport athlete.
  • Video - Raiders postgame press conference 00:53

    Raiders postgame press conference

    Dec 7
    Raiders react following game with Broncos
  • Video - Cooking with Guy Fieri and Marcel Reece 03:16

    Cooking with Guy Fieri and Marcel Reece

    Dec 7
    Steve Mariucci gets a culinary lesson from celebrity chef Guy Fieri and Oakland Raiders running back Marcel Reece.

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