Oakland Raiders Fire Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders confirmed Monday night that they have fired coach Dennis Allen. FoxSports.com NFL insider Jay Glazer broke the story via Twitter at 8:29pm PST. Allen’s job was said to have been in jeopardy since the team started the season 0-2, which was about the time rumors started to fly claiming Raiders’ owner Mark Davis was voicing his displeasure more »

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Oakland Raiders: Team Not Running The Ball Well, What Is The Reason? Help On The Way!

The Oakland Raiders’ running game has been an issue so far this young season as they have rushed the ball 54 times for 193 yards.  The team’s 64.3 yards per game ranks 31st in the NFL.   High Hopes/Good News The Raiders started the season with hopes of running the ball by committee with free agent signee Maurice Jones-Drew as the starter more »

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Oakland Raiders: Injury News and Notes

Injuries are a concern for the Oakland Raiders as they prepare for the Miami Dolphins in London on Sunday.   Bad News First Wide receiver Rod Streater and safety Tyvon Branch both suffered foot fractures on Sunday and will need surgery.  Branch is out for the season and Streater’s time table for return is several weeks. Andre Holmes will move into Streater’s spot and more »

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Oakland Raiders Fall to 0-3 With Late Interception Against The New England Patriots

The Oakland Raiders (0-3) were a penalty away from tying the game with the New England Patriots (2-1) with just over a minute to play in Foxborough Massachusetts on Sunday. The Raiders were set up with a first-and-goal at the Patriots 6-yard line after a pass interference call was enforced on a pass intended for receiver Andre Holmes.  Running back Darren McFadden then more »

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NFL Week 3: Five Picks Against The Spread

Starting with Week 3, I will pick five games against the spread every Friday.  The Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers will not be included as we cover these teams on a regular basis.   +1 SAN DIEGO CHARGERS @ -1 BUFFALLO BILLS Ryan Mathews’ absence is a bit of concern for the Chargers, but they will win this game outright. The Bills’ more »

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Oakland Raiders: Dennis Allen Talks New England Patriots, Responsibility, Team Spirit And Job Security

  The Oakland Raiders have played poorly so far in 2014.  Although only tow games in, the team has not shown any signs that better things are still to come. The Raiders dropped their first two games as a result of playing uninspired, poorly executed and just plain old bad football. But life goes on in the NFL, you have to play more »

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Oakland Raiders: A Quick Look at QB Derek Carr So Far This Young season

Oakland Raiders’ rookie quarterback Derek Carr was named the teams starter after a breakout performance against the Seattle Seahawks in the final game of the preseason.  Although it was only a practice game and against Seattle’s ones for a series and their second team defense and beyond after that, Carr looked good. The games that do not count are no more and Carr is more »

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Oakland Raiders: Team Should Act Now And Replace Dennis Allen With Tony Sparano

The Oakland Raiders lost their second consecutive game of the young 2014 NFL season on Sunday.  Dating back to the 2013 regular season, the Raiders have now dropped eight straight games. According to CSNBayArea.com Raiders’ owner Mark Davis has already voiced his displeasure with the Raiders’ play so far this season.  The article also states that the team already has a plan more »

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