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Ron Wolf And The Start Of Fantasy Football

Ron Wolf And The Start Of Fantasy Football

by Mike Beacom

In the 2003 issue of Fantasy Football Pro Forecast, Emil Kadlec and Bob Harris traced the origin of fantasy football to the Oakland Raiders organization in the early 1960s... Read more

Biggest Super Bowl Controversies

Biggest Super Bowl Controversies

by Kevin Damask

For sports reporters, intriguing storylines can sometimes be difficult to find in the two-week build up to the Super Bowl... Read more

George Blanda 1970: The Old Man Can Still Play

George Blanda 1970: The Old Man Can Still Play

by Mike Beacom

By 1970, few teams believed George Blanda could still play football, and only the Raiders were crazy enough to position the 43-year-old as their backup quarterback... Read more

Carlos Rogers: (Knee) Will Not Play Sunday

by Football News

Oakland Raiders cornerback Carlos Rogers will miss his fifth consecutive game Sunday against the St. Louis Rams because of a knee injury, according to the team's official web site... Read more

Derek Carr: (Quad) Limited Again Tuesday

by Football News

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was limited in practice for the second consecutive day Tuesday due to a quadriceps injury, according to 95.7 The GAME... Read more

Justin Tuck: (Knee) Questionable to Play Sunday

by Football News

Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns due to a knee injury, according to the team's official web site. Tuck practiced all week... Read more

Is Derek Carr The Next Peyton Manning?

Is Derek Carr The Next Peyton Manning?

by Bess Shapiro

The Oakland Raiders might be a losing team, but Derek Carr was simply amazing as he threw four touchdown passes in last week’s loss to the San Diego Chargers... Read more

Draft Stock Watch: Ten Takeaways Week 7

Draft Stock Watch: Ten Takeaways Week 7

by David Seigerman

Bryce Petty throws a pretty deep ball. His effortless rainbow to Antwan Goodley in the first quarter of the TCU game was a 50-yard flick of the wrist that resulted in a 66-yard touchdown... Read more

An Even Tougher Road Lies Ahead For Improving Browns

An Even Tougher Road Lies Ahead For Improving Browns

by Steven King

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said the turning point of Sunday’s 31-10 thumping of Pittsburgh came in the first 1½ minutes of the second quarter when the Steelers, already ahead 3-0, botched the placement and didn’t get off a 34-yard... Read more

Thompkins Boosts Raiders' Receiving Corps

Thompkins Boosts Raiders' Receiving Corps

by Bess Shapiro

After a bye week to recover and a new coach who might pull the Oakland Raiders out of their horrible start, it’s time for the team to step up its passing game... Read more

Raiders Fire Dennis Allen, But Still Need Big On-field Chanes

Raiders Fire Dennis Allen, But Still Need Big On-field Chanes

by Bess Shapiro

The Oakland Raiders fired Dennis Allen this week after a disastrous 0-4 start. On Tuesday, assistant head coach and offensive line coach Tony Sparano was named interim head coach, the team announced in a press release on Raiders.com... Read more

Derek Carr Sidelined With A High-Ankle Sprain

Derek Carr Sidelined With A High-Ankle Sprain

by Walter Watson

It seems that the Oakland Raiders have gotten so used to NFL mediocrity and misfortune that the news of rookie QB Derek Carr’s injury was received with a shoulder shrug and a “here we go again” from Raiders fans... Read more

Mack & Moore Are Future of Raiders' Defense

Mack & Moore Are Future of Raiders' Defense

by Bess Shapiro

After the Oakland Raiders filled their defense with veterans in the offseason, it is their younger players who are starting to emerge as stars on that side of the ball... Read more

Raiders' Streater, Branch Suffer Serious Injuries

Raiders' Streater, Branch Suffer Serious Injuries

by Bess Shapiro

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the Silver and Black, safety Tyvon Branch and wide receiver Rod Streater left last Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots with potentially season-ending injuries... Read more

Draft Stock Watch: Ten Takeaways Week 4

Draft Stock Watch: Ten Takeaways Week 4

by David Seigerman

Only three times in the last 10 NFL Drafts have there been fewer than two defensive players selected among the top 5 picks: * In 2005, Alex Smith, Ronnie Brown, Braylon Edwards, Cedric Benson and Cadillac Williams all went before Adam Jones came off... Read more

Oakland Raiders Sign WR Vincent Brown

Oakland Raiders Sign WR Vincent Brown

by Walter Watson

According to NFL Insider Adam Caplan, the Oakland Raiders added depth to their receiving core Tuesday with the addition of WR Vincent Brown... Read more

Mistakes Killing the Raiders' Chances at Redemption

Mistakes Killing the Raiders' Chances at Redemption

by Bess Shapiro

Mental errors and sloppy play will inevitably lead to losing football games, but a team with consistent winning records and good players can get away with a dropped pass now and again. The Oakland Raiders cannot... Read more