Raiders Claim Linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong via waivers from the St. Louis Rams, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Tuesday.  Armstrong was originally signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in May 2013. He made the team out of training camp and appeared in 16 games as a rookie, playing primarily on special teams. more »

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Raiders Claim Wide Receiver Kenbrell Thompkins

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed wide reciever Kenbrell Thompkins via waivers from the New England Patriots, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Monday.  Thompkins was originally signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in May 2013. As a rookie, he totaled 32 receptions for 466 yards and four touchdowns. In New England’s Week 3 win last more »

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Raiders Place Rod Streater On Reserve/Injured – Designated For Return

Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have placed WR Rod Streater on the Reserve/Injured – Designated for Return list, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Thursday. Streater will be eligible to return to practice in six weeks (Nov. 13) and eligible for return to the active roster in eight weeks (Nov. 27). Streater has more »

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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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The Oakland Raiders Arrive At London’s Gatwick Airport

The Raiders flew from Providence, R.I. and arrived at London’s Gatwick Airport in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium. After falling to 0-3 after a loss to the Patriots in New England. The Raiders have to flip the switch and focus on the Miami Dolphins and adjust to a totally different environment as well. There will be a dramatic more »

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Oakland Raiders: Notes on Team’s Loss to The New England Patriots on Sunday

The Oakland Raiders fell to 0-3 on Sunday losing to the New England Patriots 16-9 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.   Quick Recap Kicker Sebastian Janikowski was the only player to score for the Raiders, kicking three field goals from 49, 37, and 47-yards. Rookie quarterback Derek Carr was efficient. He was 21-of-34 for 174 yards and one interception. He played more »

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