Posts Tagged ‘oakland’

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Bucs Rookie Back Martin Runs for 251 Yards in 42-32 Win Over Raiders

The Buccaneers seemed to find a formula for winning a week ago in Minnesota, and rode that same formula to another win Sunday in the Black Hole of Oakland. That formula – the running of rookie back Doug Martin. The back dominated Sunday, going off for 251 yards and four touchdowns, simply running past and […]

Gridiron Gab Week Two Preview: Oakland at Miami

Two teams that fell in week one will do battle in Miami in week two, as the Raiders and Dolphins meet in an AFC showdown at Sun Life Stadium. The Fins were bad last week in a 30-10 loss to the Texas, as rookie QB Ryan Tannehill was shaky at best in his first NFL […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: San Diego at Oakland

The final matchup of a wild week one takes place in the Black Hole of Oakland, as the Raiders play host to the Chargers and head coach Norv Turner. After finishing with identical records in 2011, these AFC West rivals will begin this season Monday night where last year’s ended – in Oakland. Mark Davis […]

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 […]

Oakland Raiders: Will Carson Palmer Be The Starter For The Silver and Black Come Sunday?

Looks like for the Oakland Raiders will start quarterback Carson Palmer under center Sunday, as reported Adam Schefter of ESPN. The team traded a first-round pick in 2012 and a second-round pick in 2013 for the former Bengals quarterback Wednesday, and the Raiders are placing him to work right away. Palmer only has a few […]

Botched Play a Key as Chiefs Beat Radiers 20-13

It wasn’t the prettiest of ball games but the Chiefs will take it as they defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-13. The Raiders started hot out of the gate, after they held the Chiefs to a punt on their first possession, QB JaMarcus Russell led Oakland on a eight play three and a half minute drive […]

Raiders Rocked by Falcons in Laugher in Oakland 24-0

The Atlanta Falcons flew into Oakland and administered a 24-0 beat down on the hapless Oakland Raiders Sunday. The loss sends to Raiders to a dismal record of 2-6, and was the third blow out in four games under interim coach Tom Cable. Falcon QB Matt Ryan threw a pair of first half touchdowns to […]

Jones 3 TD’s Enough for Jets in Topping Bengals 26-14

Brett Favre and the New York Jets were expected to have a cakewalk on Sunday vs the Bengals, and while it wasn’t that easy, the team was able to pull out a win nonetheless, beating Cincy 26-14.  The Bengals jumped out 7-0 early on a fumble returned for a score from Chinedum Ndukwe, but then […]