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  • Sluggish Patriots Hold Off Raiders

    By Aaron Pero

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A holding penalty on Raiders offensive lineman Gabe Jackson took an Oakland touchdown off the scoreboard and allowed the New England Patriots to escape with a victory yet again. Not far from where the "Tuck Rule" knocked Full Article

  • Raiders Matt Schaub Out Against Patriots

    By Aaron Pero

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders listed backup quarterback Matt Schaub as out Sunday at New England. The team issued a release Saturday saying Schaub won't play but it's not injury related. Rookie Derek Carr won the starting job Full Article

  • Raiders Embarrassed After 0-2 Start

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons. After just two games, that optimism has quickly turned to frustration and Full Article

  • Carr, Raiders Shutdown In Loss To Jets

    By Aaron Pero

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Derek Carr held his own for two quarters, looking as though just maybe he could help end the Oakland Raiders' woes in the East. Then came the second half, and a familiar result. Chris Ivory Full Article

  • Raiders To Pay $1.25M to Settle Suit Filed By Cheerleaders

    By Mario Sevilla

    OAKLAND (BCN) -- The Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit that was filed by cheerleaders who alleged that the football team was violating state labor laws, including failing to pay the Full Article

  • Derek Carr Knows He Has Much to Prove as Raiders Starter

    By Brian Shields

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David. It may come as a bit of a surprise that he Full Article

  • REPORTS: Derek Carr to Start at QB for the Raiders

    By Brian Shields

    (ALAMEDA) -- There are published reports that Derek Carr will be the opening day starter at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. Fox Sports analyst Jay Glazer, who has close ties to Raiders head coach Dennis Allen, has tweeted that Raiders Full Article

  • Rookie Derek Carr to Start as Raiders QB vs Seattle

    By Brian Shields

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders fans will get a close look at their past and future at quarterback in Thursday night's exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks. Rookie Derek Carr will start and get ample playing time in place of Full Article

  • Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Set To Face Pot Charges

    By Mario Sevilla

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Ross Township police say a traffic officer pulled over a Camaro operated by Bell around 1:30 Full Article

  • Raiders QB Back At Practice

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs. Carr practiced on a limited basis Monday and his status for the Full Article

  • Raiders QB Carr Concussion, Ribs Okay

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr avoided a serious rib injury from a hard hit that knocked him out of an exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. Coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that X-rays on Carr's ribs Full Article

  • Raiders Cowboys Practice Gets Heated

    By Aaron Pero

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The joint practice between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys went just about how the coaches scripted it Tuesday with high intensity in an emotional environment. Then things went a bit over the line when a hard Full Article

  • MoJo & McFadden Compete For Starting Position

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Maurice Jones-Drew did his best to put an end to all those questions about the starring role in Oakland's backfield. It's a question the veteran running back has faced numerous times already, and it came up again Full Article

  • Raiders & Cowboys Joining Forces This Summer

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys will participate in two joint training camp practices this summer. The Raiders announced Tuesday that they will practice with Dallas at the Cowboys training camp base in Oxnard, California, on Aug. Full Article

  • Raiders Former Number One Pick Excited To Be Back

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Even at age 37, Charles Woodson is feeling a bit younger in his second season back with the Oakland Raiders. That's what bringing in so many other veterans who have Super Bowl experience like Woodson can do. Full Article

  • VIDEO: Former 49er Jeremy Newberry, Other Players Sue NFL Over Use Of Painkillers

    By Mario Sevilla

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league in a lawsuit Tuesday of cynically supplying them with powerful painkillers and other drugs that kept Full Article