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Chargers-Raiders game moved to almost midnight ET on Sunday bec…

Chargers-Raiders game moved to almost midnight ET on Sunday because of A’s playoff game

yahoo.com Updated Sep 30, 2013
If you're a Chargers or Raiders fan living on the East Coast, hopefully you don't have to work on Monday.San Diego's game at Oakland on Sunday was slated to start at the usual local time of 1:25 p.m. But the A's have a playoff game in the same stadium l…
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  • Jones gives Raiders a momentary highlight

    Jones gives Raiders a momentary highlight

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2013
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Looking for a silver lining in the Raiders’ come-from-ahead 24-14 loss to Washington on Sunday? Go to the 9:10 mark of the second quarter, when Oakland faced a fourth-and-1 at its own 28-yard line and was lined up to punt. The result …
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  • Raiders-Chargers game pushed back more than 7 hours

    Raiders-Chargers game pushed back more than 7 hours

    insidebayarea.com Sep 30, 2013
    ALAMEDA – The starting time for the Raiders game against the San Diego Chargers has been pushed back more than seven hours so that there’s enough time to convert the field from a baseball configuration. The A’s play their second playoff game on Saturday…
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  • Allen not blaming Flynn for Redskins loss

    Allen not blaming Flynn for Redskins loss

    ALAMEDA — Coach Dennis Allen didn’t have many flattering things to say about the way quarterback Matt Flynn played against the Washington Redskins. Still, he said Monday, Flynn isn’t the sole reason the Raiders lost. Allen made that abundantly clear Mon…
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  • Chargers-Raiders to kick off at 11:35 p.m. Eastern on Sunday ni…

    Chargers-Raiders to kick off at 11:35 p.m. Eastern on Sunday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2013
    The game time for Sunday’s Chargers-Raiders game at the Oakland Coliseum has been changed to 11:35 p.m. Eastern/8:35 p.m. Pacific on Sunday night, the Raiders announced on Monday. The game will air on NFL Network. The game was slated for 4:25 p.m. Easte…
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  • Hardwick ready for Raiders' Week

    Hardwick ready for Raiders' Week

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Nick Hardwick, a 10-year veteran who has spent his entire career with the San Diego Chargers, said there’s very little explaining to do in the locker room about the team’s next opponent: it’s Raiders week. “Everybody knows it’s Raiders week…
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  • Holmes’ suspension ends, Raiders need to make roster move

    Holmes’ suspension ends, Raiders need to make roster move

    insidebayarea.com Sep 30, 2013
    ALAMEDA — Wide receiver Andre Holmes’ four game suspension ended with the completion of the Raiders fourth game. Therefore, he’s good to go for the rest of the season. Holmes arguably was the Raiders best receiver during training camp and exhibition gam…
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  • Upon Further Review: Raiders Week 4

    Upon Further Review: Raiders Week 4

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2013
    An examination of four hot issues from the Oakland Raiders' 24-14 loss to the Washington Redskins: Why no FG?: There was still more than 3 minutes left to play and the Raiders, down 10 points, were at Washington’s 17-yard line facing fourth-and-1. Surel…
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  • Darren McFadden reportedly avoids serious hamstring injury

    Darren McFadden reportedly avoids serious hamstring injury

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2013
    The Raiders lost running back Darren McFadden early in Sunday’s loss to the Redskins with a hamstring injury, but a report on Monday indicates that McFadden escaped without doing major damage to himself. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that McFadden…
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  • Alfred Morris says ribs are just bruised

    Alfred Morris says ribs are just bruised

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2013
    The Redskins got to go into their bye with a win under their belt after beating the Raiders on Sunday, but they got a scare on the way when running back Alfred Morris left the game with a rib injury. It doesn’t look like it will wind up dumping any rain…
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  • Allen: Raiders held Pryor after “extreme caution”

    Allen: Raiders held Pryor after “extreme caution”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2013
    After breaking down the obvious, that Matt Flynn didn’t play well, the Raiders also admitted how close Terrelle Pryor was to making him a moot point. According to Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group, Raiders coach Dennis Allen said they erred on t…
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  • Video - Dennis Allen: 'Matt didn't play well' 00:47

    Dennis Allen: 'Matt didn't play well'

    Sep 30
    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen discusses the performance of quarterback Matt Flynn against the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - GameDay: Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders highlights 02:00

    GameDay: Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders highlights

    Sep 30
    Robert Griffin III looks sharp as he leads the Washington Redskins to their first win of the season in a 24-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders in Week 4 of NFL action.

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    Sep 30
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