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Leinart likely to start Raiders' finale

Leinart likely to start Raiders' finale

sfgate.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 24, 2012
Leinart likely to start Raiders' finale Just when you think the picture couldn't be any bleaker for the Raiders after their seventh loss in eight games, it turns out quarterback Carson Palmer has cracked ribs and a bruised lung. Based on Allen's stateme…
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  • Raiders' Palmer to miss finale with rib, lung pain

    Raiders' Palmer to miss finale with rib, lung pain

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung after a hard hit by Carolina linebacker Greg Hardy and will not play in the team's final game.
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  • Grading the Raiders off Panthers game

    Grading the Raiders off Panthers game

    insidebayarea.com Dec 24, 2012
    Beat writer Jerry McDonald graded the Raiders off their 17-6 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Here are McDonald’s grades and comments: Pass offense Downfield passing was non-existent as Matt Leinart needed 16 completions (in 32 attempts) to gain 115 yards
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  • Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    Oakland Raiders: Moving On

    ESPN.com Dec 24, 2012
    Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 17-6 road loss at Carolina on Sunday: Recap: The Raiders fell to 4-11 and lost their seventh game of their last eight. Oakland was lackluster once again. It didn’t help that quarterback Ca
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  • Raiders said they wanted to “take out” Cam Newton

    Raiders said they wanted to “take out” Cam Newton

    profootballtalk.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Raiders admitted after the game they were trying to “take out” Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Newton bumped an official, and wasn’t thrown out. In the immortal words of Vince Lombardi, “What the hell is going on out here?” Yesterday’s Pa
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  • Kuechly, Panthers stop Raiders' run game

    Kuechly, Panthers stop Raiders' run game

    sfgate.com Dec 24, 2012
    Kuechly, Panthers stop Raiders' run game CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said last week that Carolina rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly was the kind of "quarterback of a defense" that Oakland needed. The Boston College alum who…
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  • Video - GameDay: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights 01:19

    GameDay: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights

    Dec 24
    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton throws for 170 yards and a touchdown in a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.
  • Video - GameDay: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights 01:19

    GameDay: Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights

    Dec 24
    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton throws for 170 yards and a touchdown in a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are coming

    Dec 24
    While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.