With the ink on his contract barely dry, Carson Palmer has apparently already landed the starting job in Oakland. But it may be a week or two before he’s worthy of inserting into your fantasy lineup.
Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’
Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Carson Palmer, Charles Davis, Christian Ponder, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Dave Dameshek, Donovan McNabb, Jimmy Graham, LeBron James, Leslie Frazier, Michael Lombardi, Mike Munchak, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, Terrell Owens
The Cincinnati Bengals’ trade of disgruntled quarterback Carson Palmer to the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday stands as one of the biggest draft-day deals in NFL history.
An era came to an end Tuesday, and a new one began, as Carson Palmer, who spent the first eight years of his career with the Bengals, was traded to the Raiders in exchange for a 2012 first-round pick and 2013 conditional second-rounder.
The move that will send Carson Palmer to the Raiders will have major fantasy implications across the board.
Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adam Rank, Andrew Luck, Brandon Lloyd, Bucky Brooks, Denver Broncos, Hines Ward, Jason Campbell, Kyle Boller, Michael Fabiano, Michael Lombardi, Mike Sims-Walker, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams
Some players — and even some coaches — bring a blue-collar, working-man approach to their football, and we like to honor that spirit with the Hardest Working Man award.
An injury to Jason Campbell has the Raiders searching for a new QB; the Cowboys could be shuffling their backfield in the wake of an injury to Felix Jones; and Jahvid Best could miss more time with another concussion.
Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Detroit Lions, Donovan McNabb, Jason Campbell, Jerry Jones, Jim Harbaugh, Jim Schwartz, John Beck, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, Rex Grossman, San Francisco 49ers, Sean Payton, Steve Mariucci, Tom Brady
The near-fight between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz was the talk of the NFL on Sunday, overshadowing San Francisco’s 25-19 victory over previously undefeated Detroit.
Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Brandon Marshall, Calvin Johnson, Colt McCoy, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Playbook, Reggie Bush, San Francisco 49ers, Wes Welker
We enjoyed bantering with you all with our LeBron James conversation. Now, we’ll return the favor by answering a few of your mailbag questions.
The Raiders further strengthened their legitimacy Sunday with a tremendous display of heart in a 25-20 road win over the Texans just 24 hours after the death of legendary owner Al Davis.
Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Aaron Rodgers, Al Davis, Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, Buffalo Bills, Dan Marino, Jackie Battle, Matt Cassel, Oakland Raiders, Pete Carroll, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl XLIX, Tim Tebow
Tune into NFL Network at 12:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday to hear coverage of the NFL Fall Meeting in Houston, where the league will announce who will host Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015.
Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adrian Peterson, Al Davis, Green Bay Packers, Mario Williams, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Rex Ryan, Tim Tebow
The Jets owe the Eagles a debt of gratitude. If it wasn’t for that nightmare of a “Dream Team” in Philly, the spotlight would be a little hotter on that other green team with high pre-season expectations. The Jets are sinking fast after the Patriots handed them a third straight loss on Sunday, and three veteran wide receivers are denying reports that they’ve gone to coach Rex Ryan to complain about offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
As the NFL mourns the passing of Raiders owner Al Davis on Saturday, here’s a look at the reaction of some of the guests who joined NFL Network to express their thoughts and opinion on the iconic football pioneer.
Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Eye in the Sky, Antonio Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Bryan Bulaga, Buffalo Bills, Chris Johnson, DeSean Jackson, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, J.J. Watt, Jeremy Maclin, LeGarrette Blount, Leodis McKelvin, Marshall Newhouse, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Patrick Willis, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Playbook, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans
One of the best matchups of the weekend has to be football’s version of the “Running of the Bulls,” a ground-and-pound contest between Texans RB Arian Foster and Raiders RB Darren McFadden.
Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Eye in the Sky, Calvin Johnson, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Darren McFadden, Denarius Moore, Detroit Lions, Greg Olsen, Jason Campbell, Jeremy Shockey, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Playbook, Rex Grossman, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Vernon Davis
Up to this point, we have avoided targeting the real stars of today’s NFL — the pass catchers. So, to all the gun-slinging divas and sticky-gloved jockeys out there, this is your week.
Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: NFL Playbook, Baltimore Ravens, Darren McFadden, Detroit Lions, frank gore, Jahvid Best, Jason Campbell, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Tom Brady, Torrey Smith
Every week, our cyber sack of mail gets heavier. More questions come in, and the quality isn’t deluded one bit.
Heading into Week 4 of our WRWW (War Room Wisdom Wednesday) mailbag, we have received inquiries from coast to coast – and some from overseas.