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D.J. Hayden appears headed to Raiders' PUP list

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Oakland Raiders will make a decision on whether or not to place cornerback D.J. Hayden on the PUP list this week, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  • 3 days ago
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Matt Schaub locked in as Raiders' Week 1 starter

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Matt Schaub is locked in as the Raiders' Week 1 quarterback, Ian Rapoport reports. How long will Oakland wait to see if rookie Derek Carr is ready?
  • 3 days ago
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B.W. Webb won't be punished by Cowboys after tussle

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Oakland Raiders fan base is known to be wild, and Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb learned the hard way on Tuesday. A fan swung a helmet and Webb retaliated, but won't face punishment from Dallas.
  • 9 days ago
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Raiders fan reportedly swings at Cowboys' Webb

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — An ugly melee broke out Tuesday during the joint practice between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders in Oxnard, California. That's not newsworthy on its own, but this fight got perilously...
  • 9 days ago
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Raiders' Allen: Matt Schaub will get all first-team reps

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Raiders got an uneven performance from Matt Schaub in Oakland's first preseason game, a loss against the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach Dennis Allen isn't going to panic -- not yet, at least.
  • 11 days ago
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Jerry Jones talks on Raiders meeting with San Antonio

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Would Texas be big enough to host three NFL teams? Cowboys owner Jerry Jones weighed in Tuesday on the meeting between Raiders owner Mark Davis and San Antonio city offcials.
  • 23 days ago
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Raiders' Mark Davis met with San Antonio city officials

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Could the Raiders be plotting a move from Oakland? Owner Mark Davis confirmed that he recently met with San Antonio city officials, and the team's lease at O.co Coliseum expires after 2014.
  • 23 days ago
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Raiders GM: Khalil Mack reminds me of Clay Matthews

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie was a Packers exec when Green Bay drafted Clay Matthews. McKenzie took Khalil Mack No. 5 overall this May and says the rookie reminds him a lot of Matthews.
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Derek Carr returns to practice

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice on Monday, three days after sustaining a concussion and a hit to his ribs against the Lions on Friday. Carr was wearing extra padding...
  • 3 days ago
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Woodson on slow start, Green Bay, and possibility of Raiders leaving Oakland

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — While coach Dennis Allen said he is not concerned at all about his defense after the first two preseason games, safety Charles Woodson admitted that the Raiders have to be a “tiny”...
  • 4 days ago
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Quick hits from Sunday’s practice

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Rookie quarterback Derek Carr has on the practice field as a spectator, still out with a concussion after a hit Friday night … Rookie defensive tackle Justin Ellis has been sidelined with a...
  • 4 days ago
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X-rays on Carr’s ribs negative; Hayden not back this week

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that X-rays on rookie quarterback Derek Carr’s ribs were negative and he is feeling much better than he did after the injury Friday night. Carr also suffered...
  • 5 days ago
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Carr injured late in 27-26 win over Lions

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Six days after he said playing rookie quarterback Derek Carr with the first-team offense “was not in the plans,” Dennis Allen put Carr in with the first-team offense Friday night in the second...
  • 6 days ago
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Raiders and Cowboys tone things down – a bit – in Wednesday’s practice

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — There weren’t any major brawls on the field Wednesday afternoon, but that doesn’t mean the Raiders and Cowboys players were joining hands and singing ‘Kumbaya.’ There were a handful of minor...
  • 8 days ago
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No progress in talks with Raiders, Oakland; no lease extension sought

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — There hasn’t been any progress in talks between the Oakland Raiders and the City of Oakland in recent weeks, according to multiple league and city sources. The Raiders were hoping for a...
  • 9 days ago
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Raiders and Cowboys duke it out in joint practice

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — OXNARD – There was something in the air from the get-go on Tuesday, from when well more than half of the 8,326 fans that strolled onto the Dallas Cowboys’ practice field were wearing Silver and...
  • 9 days ago
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Allen sees “things we can build on” in game 1 film

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Raiders coach Dennis Allen did not throw his hands up and call off the season Saturday, a day after a sloppy 10-6 loss in Minnesota in the preseason opener. Oakland will return to practice. It...
  • 12 days ago
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Raiders start off with woeful 10-0 loss

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — MINNEAPOLIS — It’s the preseason, so how bad could it have really been? Pretty bad. The Raiders first-team defense got shredded by Matt Cassel, and the offense didn’t look much...
  • 13 days ago
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Former starter McGloin pushes forward

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — One of the sounds of training camp up here in peaceful Napa is a guy yelling at himself a couple of times a day. It’s Raiders third-string quarterback Matt McGloin, and no, it’s not because he...
  • 15 days ago
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Ausberry needs knee surgery; Rivera next man up

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Raiders tight end David Ausberry needs knee surgery, coach Dennis Allen said after Tuesday’s practice, and will miss Friday’s preseason opener against Minnesota. Ausberry was atop the...
  • 16 days ago
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Khalif Barnes finds fountain of youth

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Nine practices in at training camp, and 10-year veteran Khalif Barnes is still standing at left guard, holding off rookie Gabe Jackson for starting honors. Which he wasn’t expected to do. “Every...
  • 17 days ago
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Olson fine-tunes Carr’s footwork, raves about Rivera

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Sat down with Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson and a couple other reporters before lunch today. Olson is very pleased with how the first seven practices of camp have gone and that there...
  • 19 days ago
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Rookie DE Harris won’t let football be taken away from him again

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Shelby Harris is obviously not your average rookie, having spent what would have been his senior season waiting tables after being kicked off the Illinois State football team. It’s the defensive...
  • 20 days ago
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Rookies getting a lot of hands-on instruction from veterans

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — It started off as dinner. Next thing he knew, chairs were being moved and Charles Woodson was showing him the finer points of being an NFL cornerback. “You get into a conversation and one thing...
  • 21 days ago
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Chekwa taking advantage of his opportunity

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — He can see clearly now. And Raiders cornerback Chimdi Chekwa is not talking about the Lasik surgery he had to improve his vision. “I think earlier in my career I made the mistake of comparing...
  • 24 days ago
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Antonio Smith weighs in on critics, old dogs and fans

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Antonio Smith is 32, Justin Tuck 31 and LaMarr Woodley 29, which by most accounts is old for defensive linemen in the NFL. But Smith said the Raiders’ three free-agent defensive linemen...
  • 26 days ago
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“Schaubby’s getting his mojo back”

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — A year ago in Napa, Day 2 or 3 of training camp, Raiders coaches and teammates started to notice a lack of zip in Matt Flynn’s passes. Then he came out a few days later wrapped nearly head to toe...
  • 26 days ago
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