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Raiders goal line offense can be unstoppable

After week one, the biggest complaint about the Raiders offense was the failed conversion from the two-yard line. Three straight plays Derek Carr tried to find Amari Cooper and all three passes fell incomplete. Turn to week two, and the Raiders showed off a plethora of goal line options. The first touchdown came from the…

Key Numbers: Raiders pummel Jets 45-20

It was a game for dancing, as the Raiders ripped through the Jets for a massive win on Sunday. While offense scored its most points in the Derek Carr era, not everything was perfect for Oakland. 1 Amari Cooper Drop There weren’t very problems to point out after the 25-point beatdown, but through two games…

The Raiders run through the Jets, 45-20

It was Marshawn Lynch’s debut in Oakland in the silver and black. Even though he got his first Raider touchdown, Lynch was overshadowed by his teammates. The Raiders made it a point to give wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson carries out of the backfield. That scheme paid off as Patterson took a handoff up the middle…

Key Numbers: Raiders Jets Preview

Jack Del Rio will tell you the Raiders aren't taking the Jets lightly, but week two offers the closest thing to a cupcake in the NFL. The Jets are tanking. They have no playmakers, nothing to cause fear. 0 Turnovers The Raiders and Titans each managed to avoid giving the ball away in week one.…

Report: Raiders give Donald Penn a two-year extension

Donald Penn held out during training camp because he wanted more money. But his hold out didn’t last all the way through the preseason because his teammates convinced him to come back. So prior to the Raiders third preseason game, Penn was back at practice. And now the Raiders have rewarded Penn with a contract…

Marshawn Lynch Fined By NFL

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $12,000 by the NFL, for giving a double middle finger to fans during the 4th quarter of Sundays game against the Titans. The game marked Lynch's regular-season return to the Raiders after retiring in 2016. He unretired after being traded by the Seattle Seahawks to the Raiders…

Contract Deadline Extension Could Delay Stadium

The board authorized a six-month deadline extension Thursday to allow the team and its construction and design contractors to determine the project’s guaranteed maximum price, which is needed for approval of the development agreement. The stadium design process needs to be about 65 percent completed before a reliable price can be determined.  The deadline change…

Jared Cook could be a big weapon against the Jets

The Raiders had a noisy offseason. They signed Marshawn Lynch, drafted Gareon Conley after a rape accusation, gave Derek Carr the second biggest deal in NFL history and watched Donlad Penn hold out. But an impactful, yet underplayed story of the offseason is the signing of Jared Cook. The tight end came over to the…

Raiders defense impresses in week one

The Raiders defense entered the season with serious question marks at all three levels. The defensive line and linebacking groups are relying on youth. The secondary - while healthy at the top of the depth chart - has injury issues. But the defense passed the first test of the season by limiting the Titans to…

Marshawn Lynch is getting a reality show on Facebook

Marshawn Lynch is going to be a Facebook star, as the social media giant is giving the Raiders running back his own reality show, according to Reuters. Facebook will pay Bleacher Report over a million dollars to create the show called “No Script”. There will be eight episodes which will be 15 minutes or less…