Posts Tagged ‘Oakland_raiders’

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 […]

Raiders Expected to Sign Culpepper

A reported newspaper said the Oakland Raiders will sign free agent and former Viking and Dolphin QB Daunte Culpepper to a one-year deal, according to a source known with the situation.  This would be a good move for the Raiders because as I stated in Saturday’s July 28 article, “Raiders QB Russell to start Week […]

Culpepper to Work Out for Raiders Today in Napa

  With JaMarcus Russell talks still stalling, the Raiders are turning to their next quarterback option, and that option my very well be former Vikings and Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper. The 30-year-old will be in Oakland today for a workout under head coach Lane Kiffin and others. Daunte already held a private workout for a […]

Raiders Waive Safety Jarrod Cooper

  Len Pasquarelli of ESPN is reporting that the Oakland Raiders have waived troubled safety Jarrod Cooper, a sixth year safety.  Cooper was suspended last week for a violation of the NFL’s steroid policy, which hastened his release from the team.  This transaction could quite possibly end the career of Cooper, a special teams ace […]

Could Sapp and Other Older Vets Be on Thin Ice in Oakland?

  Could outspoken Raiders defensive tackle Warren Sapp be in trouble of making this years roster?  The San Francisco Chronicle suggests that in today’s edition, that Sapp, who is now 34 years old, may be on the outside looking for a team other than the Silver and Black to play for in 2007. The suggestion […]

Raiders Safety Cooper Suspended First Four Games

Raiders safety Eric Cooper has been suspended the first four games of the season for violating the league’s policy on steroids.  Cooper will be allowed to play though the preseason and participate in training camp, and his suspension will start on August 31st.  The Raiders first four games are vs Detroit, at Denver, vs Cleveland […]

Raiders Sign Former Jag Darius to Boost Secondary

Despite already having two solid safeties, the Oakland Raiders are ready to take a chance on former Jags safety Donovin Darius.  The Raiders on Tuesday signed Darius, a big-time hitter in the secondary who has missed parts of the last two years with injuries.  He spent the first nine years of his career with the […]

Raiders RB Rhodes Suspended First Four Games

The Sports Network reports that Oakland Raiders running back Dominic Rhodes Tuesday was suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  The league does not reveal reasons for substance abuse suspensions.  Rhodes pleaded guilty to reckless driving charges in Indiana during the offseason after authorities dropped drunken […]