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Pryor’s agent stirs up unnecessary controversy

Terrelle Pryor is in line to get his ninth start of the season this Sunday versus the AFC West leading Denver Broncos, Dennis Allen announced yesterday. While this is not a surprise – Allen had intimated that they wanted to see both Pryor and Matt McGloin more before the end of the season – neither […]

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Raider news for Dec 20th: Raiders lose Montgomery, may get Walker back

Two days ago, the Raiders signed DE Sam Montgomery to get a sense of where his health and attitude were and see if he could provide depth and talent on a defensive line that lacks both. Today, the Raiders put Montgomery on injured reserve. Dennis Allen was predictably non-specific about the injury situation, saying only, […]

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Raiders must make difficult decision on Allen soon

With two games to go until the end of the 2013 season, the Raiders are in the proverbial holding pattern. Officially out of contention for the playoffs for the tenth consecutive year, the Raiders will use the last two games to get a handle on what their moves need to be to turn the franchise […]

Raiders’ Allen to evaluate his team in last 4 games

After back to back close-but-not-quite losses in less than a week, the Raiders’ 2013 season is all but over- at least in terms of any possibility of making the post season. The Raiders still have four games left this season, however, and head coach Dennis Allen indicated that he will be using the last quarter […]

Raiders aren’t alone in trying bizarre onside kick

Yesterday versus the Cowboys, the Raiders tried an onside kick attempt that I've not seen before, in which the ball is placed next to the tee and kicked in a manner to make it spin instead of getting it airborne like the traditional kick. The onside attempt did not work, with the Dallas "hands" team […]

Will Dennis Allen be back in 2014?

With yesterday’s 31-24 loss to the Cowboys, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen and his staff find themselves elf squarely on the hot seat, fair or not. There are arguments to both keep and fire Dennis Allen, depending on your viewpoint. I will quickly lay out the basics to both sides.   The argument to keep […]

Yours truly answers Raiders questions

I've posted some Titans questions and answers with blogger Jamal Black over the last day. On the website for which he writes, Titans Report, we turned around the Q & A and I answered questions about the Raiders. Here is a link to that Raiders Q & A if interested.

Raiders vs Titans – the bloggers predict who wins

Friend and fellow blogger Jamal Black covers the Tennessee Titans for Titans Report. In advance of the Raiders/Titans game on Sunday, we each discussed which team we think will win and why. Asher:  Jamal, what's your prediction for the game Sunday? Jamal: I have a hard time making predictions lately. I am generally a cynic […]

What the Raiders can expect from Titans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday

Friend and fellow blogger Jamal Black covers the Tennessee Titans for Titans Report. In advance of the Raiders/Titans game on Sunday, I asked him some questions about what the Raiders can expect from the also-inconsistent Titans on Sunday. Question 3: What is your impression of Ryan Fitzpatrick as a QB? What should the Raiders expect? […]

What the Raiders can expect from the Titans’ defense on Sunday

Friend and fellow blogger Jamal Black covers the Tennessee Titans for Titans Report. In advance of the Raiders/Titans game on Sunday, I asked him some questions about what the Raiders can expect from the also-inconsistent Titans on Sunday. Question 2: Tennessee has 26 sacks on the season (one behind the Raiders 27). Where does the […]

What the Raiders can expect from the Titans’ Chris Johnson Sunday

Fellow blogger and friend Jamal Black covers the Tennessee Titans for Titans Report. In advance of the Titans/Raiders game this Sunday, I asked him some questions about what the Raiders can expect from the also-inconsistent Titans. Question 1: Chris Johnson's stats are all over the map – he has two games this year where he's […]

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Recap and observations from Raiders 24-20 loss to NY Giants

The Raiders dropped to 3-6, today, after losing 24-20 to the NY Giants. Both teams struggled in the game but the Giants were able to make more plays than the hapless Raiders. The Raiders have now dropped 9 straight games to NFC teams. Particularly worrisome, Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor looked terrible, going 11 of 26 […]

Raiders lose to Eagles, must work to correct many mistakes

The Raiders fell to the Eagles 49-20, today, losing to a Philadelphia team that entered the game 3-5. At home in Oakland, the Raiders looked overwhelmed by the Eagles passing attack as quarterbacked by Nick Foles. The Eagles came out in their hurry-up offense and the Raiders defense was not able to keep up with […]

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