Oakland Raiders articles

Can the Raiders Even Compete When Matt Flynn Can’t Throw Past 25 Yards?

For the 2013 season, the Oakland Raiders will look to improve from their 2012 4-12 record and try to get back to winning ways. It’s been a long drought–not since their 2002 AFC title run–and change has come with a new general manager Reggie McKenzie, new head coach Dennis Allen and new quarterback, Matt Flynn. He

Fantasy Football 2013 Bust Candidates

Just as it is important to find good fantasy sleepers (RB & WR), it’s also key to keep your eyes out for potential fantasy bust candidates. Whether it’s an injury, an unexpected performance in preseason games or a coaching change, some players may initially be at the top of your drafts but in the end,

Fantasy Football’s Wide Receiver Sleeper Picks

With the start of NFL training camps, fantasy football owners will keep their eyes on potential players for their fantasy teams. Along with top players, these owners will also need to find value picks that come later in the draft. These sleeper players, which are not ones who will be starters, can give a team’s

Ranking the 2013 Rookie NFL Quarterbacks

After 2012’s one-two NFL draft selection of two quarterbacks, this year’s draft class was very pale in comparison. Some could say it was so weak, that only one player was worthy to go in the first round with the greatest amount of action coming in the fourth round. Based on skills, personality and team needs,

Wallace Expected to Sign with the Raiders, White Sets Big 2013 Goal

Wallace Likely to Sign with Seahawks On Tuesday the Seattle Seahawks grabbed Brady Quinn as their backup quarterback and on Wednesday, the next quarterback to go may be Seneca Wallace; the Oakland Raiders are expected to scoop him up. This came on a tweet by Adam Caplan with, “Word is that the Raiders are expected

Raiders trade for Matt Flynn, Jaguars Release DT C.J. Mosley

Raiders Trade for Matt Flynn Whether Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn gets his chance to be a starter in the NFL remains to be seen but one thing is certain, he won’t be Russell Wilson’s back up anymore. On Monday, the Seahawks traded Flynn to the Oakland Raiders for two draft picks: a late-round 2014 draft

Raiders Close to Matt Flynn Trade, Where Will Carson Palmer Land?

With a veteran quarterback unwilling to take a pay cut while another one just wants a chance to be an NFL starter, the parties may have found the answers to their dilemmas with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn. The Oakland Raiders will trade for Flynn. On Friday, NFL.com reported that trade terms had been settled between

Jermichael Finley to Remain with the Packers, Carson Palmer Unlikely to Restructure Deal

Finley to Remain with the Green Bay Packers After saying earlier that he would not take a pay cut to remain with the Green Bay Packers, tight end Jermichael Finley has now come to terms with the team. Yep, this came with Finley’s $8.25 million payday as he neither restructured his contract nor took a

Raiders Terrelle Pryor Ready to Compete, Jake Long Gets Thumbs-Up from Dr. Andrews

Pryor Ready to Compete for Top Spot After teammate quarterback Carson Palmer said he’d like to come back to the team for the 2013 season, Oakland Raiders back up quarterback Terrelle Pryor said on the same day he’s “more than ready” to compete for the team’s starting role. Pryor said via ESPN, “Right now I’m