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Reggie McKenzie: I will hire Raiders' next coach

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — On the heels of firing Dennis Allen, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie told reporters on Tuesday: "I will hire the next coach."
  • 17 hr 59 min ago

Philip Wheeler: Beating Raiders not worth celebrating

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Miami Dolphins beat the Raiders on Sunday for a much-needed win. Linebacker Philip Wheeler, however, said beating Oakland is nothing to be all that happy about.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago
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Dennis Allen was overmatched as Raiders' face

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — For all of Dennis Allen's built-in excuses, he was simply overmatched as the public face of the Raiders. Where did it all go wrong for Allen in Oakland? Chris Wesseling explores.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Jon Gruden could get first look in Raiders search

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Raiders haven't had a winning season since a trip to Super Bowl XXXVII. With Dennis Allen now out of the picture, Ian Rapoport reports a familiar face in Jon Gruden could get the first look.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Could Jon Gruden be Raiders’ long-term choice?

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Raiders haven't had a winning season since a trip to Super Bowl XXXVII. With Dennis Allen now out of the picture, Ian Rapoport reports a familiar face in Jon Gruden could get the first look.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Raiders fire Dennis Allen after two-plus seasons

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Dennis Allen era is over in Oakland. The Raiders fired the head coach Monday after a disappointing 8-28 run with the team.
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Marcel Reece: Oakland Raiders' play 'embarrassing'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Oakland Raiders got walloped by the Miami Dolphins on Sunday in London. After the game fullback Marcel Reece didn't mince his words on what it felt like to be 0-4.
  • 2 days ago
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Tannehill busts slump in London laugher over Raiders

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Ryan Tannehill busted his two-game slump, leading the Dolphins to a 38-14 blowout victory over the Raiders in London. How long will Oakland stick with coach Dennis Allen after 10 straight losses?
  • 2 days ago

Raiders' Derek Carr hurt, replaced by Matt McGloin

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr left the Raiders' game against the Miami Dolphins in the third quarter with an injury.
  • 2 days ago
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Raiders' Derek Carr injures ankle/knee in loss

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Oakland Raiders' bad day in London turned worse when Derek Carr went down with an ankle/knee injury. Could the rookie QB miss extended action?
  • 2 days ago
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Derek Carr suffers high ankle sprain, MCL sprain

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Oakland Raiders' bad day in London turned worse when Derek Carr went down with an ankle/knee injury. Could the rookie QB miss extended action?
  • 2 days ago

James Jones: Raiders in 'must-win' game vs. Dolphins

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Oakland Raiders receiver James Jones labeled Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins as a "must-win." Jones cited the playoffs in regard to the urgency, but could there be another reason why...
  • 4 days ago
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Darrelle Revis picked on by Derek Carr's Raiders?

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — In Sunday's 16-9 defeat at the hands of the Patriots, Oakland QB Derek Carr threw at cornerback Darrelle Revis six times, completing five of those passes. Is Revis Island in trouble?
  • 8 days ago
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Still 'too early' for Raiders to fire Dennis Allen

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Some Oakland Raiders fans are already calling for coach Dennis Allen to be fired. However, Ian Rapoport reports that it's still too early for owner Mark Davis to make a move.
  • 10 days ago
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Injury roundup: Jones-Drew out, Foster unlikely to play

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Sunday in the NFL started with some surprising injury news for the fantasy football faithful involving Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Catch up on all the biggest injury news here.
  • 10 days ago
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Injury roundup: Arian Foster, MJD out

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Sunday in the NFL started with some surprising injury news for the fantasy football faithful involving Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Catch up on all the biggest injury news here.
  • 10 days ago
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Brady trolls Raiders fans with Tuck Rule Game photo

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Tom Brady's star was launched into the stratosphere after the Tuck Rule Game. The New England Patriots quarterback shares his fond memories of the game against Oakland, surely to the dismay of...
  • 10 days ago
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Raiders searching for ways to involve Marcel Reece

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Marcel Reece has just four touches in two weeks. The Oakland Raiders are seeking ways to get the multidimensional fullback more involved in the offense. Can the team learn to fully utilize talent...
  • 11 days ago
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Charles Woodson on Oakland Raiders: 'We suck'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Charles Woodson has seen his share of poor starts. After the Oakland Raiders fell to 0-2 following a demoralizing loss to the Houston Texans, the veteran safety didn't mince words.
  • 16 days ago
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Matt Schaub 'definitely not' considering retirement

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Matt Schaub made it clear this week that he is "definitely not" contemplating retirement after an elbow injury led to the loss of his starting job. Is his Raiders future -- and the future of his...
  • 18 days ago
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Blog Articles

Raiders to name Sparano coach

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — The Raiders will name Tony Sparano the new coach at a 2 p.m. news conference today, sources said, after firing Dennis Allen Monday night. It’s not clear yet if they will name him the...
  • 21 hr 49 min ago

Raiders fire Dennis Allen

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — The Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen Monday night, after an embarrassing 38-14 loss to Miami in London Sunday left the team with an 0-4 record after the easy part of their schedule and heading...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Dolphins rout Raiders 38-14

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — LONDON — Boxers with scar tissue on their face can come out fast but the tide turns quick the first time they are hit with a clean shot. And the end result is a bloody mess. So was the case...
  • 2 days ago
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Denarius Moore benched by Raiders

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — LONDON — Receiver Denarius Moore, whose drop last week potentially cost the Raiders a chance to tie the game late, was benched for today’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Moore was a...
  • 3 days ago
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Allen says no change in play-calling

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — BAGSHOT, Surrey, UK — The Raiders had their best game defensively last week, but coach Dennis Allen said that he was not more involved in the play-calling than usual. “No, there was no...
  • 6 days ago
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Raiders may be without 3 of top 4 linebackers

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — BAGSHOT, Surrey, UK –The Raiders cut veteran Kevin Burnett before training camp because he made too much money and they didn’t think he would be happy with a backup role, but they...
  • 7 days ago
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Raiders makes kids’ day in England

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — GUILDFORD, Surrey, UK – Safety Usama Young and offensive lineman Kevin Boothe were teaching the elementary school kids gathered how to throw a football. So … yeah, these kids don’t know much about...
  • 7 days ago
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Raiders’ upset bid bounces away, 16-9

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — FOXBOROUGH — No such thing as a moral victory in the NFL? Nonsense. The Raiders, who were 0-2 and expected to be blown out by the Patriots, slowed down Tom Brady and the New England defense,...
  • 9 days ago
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Schaub returns home, Jones-Drew inactive

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Backup quarterback Matt Schaub left the team Saturday to be with his wife, and Matt McGloin will handle No. 2 duties behind Derek Carr today against the Patriots. Schaub’s wife, Laurie, had...
  • 9 days ago
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Tuck will play scout team in practice if he has to

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Close your eyes when Justin Tuck talks and you may hear Richard Seymour and Tommy Kelly, former Raiders defensive veterans of recent years trying to explain disappointing efforts. And how close...
  • 14 days ago
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Raiders sign WR Vincent Brown

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — The Raiders have signed receiver Vincent Brown to a one-year deal, according to league sources. Earlier today, the former Charger was in for a workout and, while coach Dennis Allen wouldn’t...
  • 15 days ago
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Carr acquits himself well in Raiders loss

SFGate.com (Ron Kroichick) — Here’s a tantalizing snapshot from Derek Carr’s first home game as Raiders starting quarterback: a read-option fake to Darren McFadden, a vast expanse of green grass/infield dirt and a 41-yard...
  • 16 days ago
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New Raiders quickly losing their way

SFGate.com (Ron Kroichick) — As the final two minutes of Sunday’s home opener mercifully evaporated, with most of the Coliseum crowd long gone, Justin Tuck sat at the end of the bench. Some teammates chatted quietly nearby,...
  • 16 days ago
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Allen, Raiders fall to 0-2 after home opener stinker

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Dennis Allen’s seat is officially as red-hot as the visor he carries in his visor. The Raiders laid an egg in their home-opener and are now 0-2 in what owner Mark Davis has said is a “no excuses”...
  • 16 days ago
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Raiders put Taiwan Jones on IR

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Raiders coach Dennis Allen wouldn’t rule out running back Maurice Jones-Drew (hand) and linebacker Nick Roach (head) for Sunday’s game after practice on Friday. Even though...
  • 18 days ago
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Can pretty much rule Jones-Drew out for Sunday

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Maurice Jones-Drew said he had a procedure on his right hand — not for a broken bone, he said — and the running back and the Raiders coaching staff essentially ruled him out for...
  • 19 days ago
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Jones-Drew “day-to-day” after hand surgery

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew missed practice Wednesday with a hand injury and is day-to-day, coach Dennis Allen said. Allen later told Sirius XM NFL Radio that Jones-Drew had surgery on...
  • 20 days ago
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Raiders go down 19-14 in opener

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — The Jets did their best to give the Raiders a chance to win, but the Raiders couldn’t run the ball or get any pressure on the quarterback in a 19-14 loss at MetLife Stadium on Sunday....
  • 23 days ago
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Rex Ryan: Carr energizes Raiders, Smith had to learn 5-step drop

SFGate.com (Vic Tafur) — We had Jets coach Rex Ryan on a conference call this morning. He talked about how impressed he was with Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr and the development of his own quarterback, Geno...
  • 27 days ago
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