Posts Tagged ‘darren mcfadden’

NFL Gridiron Gab Week 15 Preview: Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders

The playoff hunt is in full swing heading into Week 15 with the Lions holding the sixth seed just ahead of the self-destructing Bears and Cowboys.  Ironically, it seems that the sixth seed is destined to go to the team that self destructs least, rather than the team that plays the best over the next […]

McFadden out at least two more games?

Raiders running back Darren McFadden’s injured foot will likely keep him out of at least two more games, Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports. McFadden was injured during the Raiders’ 28-0 loss to the Chiefs in Week 7 and has been inactive for all three of the team’s games following their bye in Week […]

McFadden, Ford, and Moore miss practice Wednesday

Steve Corkran of BayAreaNewsGroup.com reports running back Darren McFadden and wide receiver Jacoby Ford are absent from Wednesday’s practice session. Also, rookie wideout Denarius Moore is watching practice with a protective boot on his right foot. Furthermore, backup rookie running back Taiwan Jones isn’t practicing as a result of the hamstring injury he suffered Sunday in Minnesota. Lastly, Darrius […]

McFadden and Ford Seem Like Longshots to Play Sunday

Raiders running back Darren McFadden and Jacoby Ford were not at practice Monday, and seem like big longshots to come back from their sprained foot injuries in time to play Sunday in Minnesota according to Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. McFadden, who has been out three weeks now, at least had his protective […]

Chargers Gab NFL Week 10 Preview: Oakland at San Diego

WHEN THE RAIDERS HAVE THE BALL Oakland sports the third-best rushing attack in the NFL in terms of sheer output, with Jackson’s offense averaging a noteworthy 151.9 yards per game on the ground through the season’s first half. The Raiders were held to 100 rushing yards by the Broncos last week, however, with the absence […]

Raiders Gab NFL Week 10 Preview – Oakland at San Diego

The Raiders and Bolts open up week 10 with a Thursday night matchup, and the Raiders after falling to the Broncos last week are in dire need of a win to stay in the race in the AFC West. Below is our week 10 preview, complete with keys to the game, as well as our […]

Week 10 Players to Watch

Ryan Mathews is set to return Thursday against the Oakland Raiders 29th ranked rush defense. The Raiders have been great at being aggressive pass rushers but don’t have the talent to fill the holes. Mathews is a solid play, but expect Mike Tolbert carry most of the load so Mathews doesn’t push it too much. Also of not […]

Darren McFadden May Sit Out Again, Doubtful Against San Diego

According to the Oakland Tribune’s Steve Corkran, “chances are” Darren McFadden (foot) will not play on Thursday night against San Diego. The running game certainly wasn’t the problem in Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos. It actually looked quite well despite the Raiders were missing the leagues leading rusher McFadden prior to injury. Against the […]