Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Three and out: Manning, Wayne sticking together?

Could Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne team up with another squad? It’s a definite possibility.

Three and out: Chiefs QB job up for grabs

Matt Cassel’s job in Kansas City might not be safe with the team announcing that they would like a QB competition for next season.

Romanowski cascades down Radio Row

Bill Romanowski, four-time Super Bowl winner, is pounding a smoothie as we begin our conversation. The former linebacker has a few things to say about preparing for the biggest game of the season.

Three and out: Palmer the starter in Oakland

The Raiders have a new GM and head coach, but they’ll have the same QB with Carson Palmer already getting the nod as Oakland’s season-opening starter for 2012.

Cross-Bay rivalry makes this Pro Bowl a ‘special’ one

49ers punter Andy Lee put it best when he said, “There must be something in the water” in the Bay Area. That’s the only explanation as to why, for likely the first time ever, the kicking units for the NFC and AFC each come from two teams from one area: 49ers and Raiders.

Three and out: Sanchez root of Jets’ offensive woes?

Mark Sanchez is the latest target of player ire in the Jets’ locker room. But is he the root cause of Gang Green’s offensive woes this season and how does it affect the team’s fantasy outlook for 2012?

Seymour doesn’t quite sell Jackson

Reggie McKenzie wanted his guy to coach the Raiders. As the team’s new GM, McKenzie has the power to make that call. And his guy isn’t Hue Jackson.

Raiders restructuring front office

The Raiders missed out on the playoffs following a disappointing loss to the Chargers in Sunday’s season finale, so their attention now turns to getting their house in order following the October death of longtime owner Al Davis.

Tale of the Tape: Making sense of a jumbled playoff picture

The final week of the NFL regular season is upon us, and the playoff picture is anything but settled. The Texans are pegged into the No. 3 seed – and in the AFC, that’s the only peg lodged.

Week 17 playoff scenarios

On the one hand, there are only three out of 12 playoff spots still up for grabs heading into the final week of the regular season. On the other hand, there are so many possibilities in terms on a) who gets those three spots; and b) where teams fall in the seeding. Here are the playoff scenarios heading into Sunday:

Broncos can claim AFC West with win; Raiders need help

The Broncos’ 40-14 loss to the Bills and the Raiders’ 16-13 overtime victory over the Chiefs tightened the AFC West race.

Three and out: Keep a backup plan ready for Peterson

Adrian Peterson is a game-time decision for Minnesota this week, meaning fantasy owners should stay on alert in case he plays. And have a contingency plan ready in case he doesn’t.

Three and out: Little fantasy value for Eagles vs. Seahawks

A trio of Eagles’ stars could miss Thursday’s game against the Seahawks, but there’s little value amongst their replacements.

Three and out: Start Raiders RB Bush vs. Bears

Darren McFadden, Ahmad Bradshaw and Peyton Hillis appear to be out of action for at least another week, giving extra opportunities to their backups.

Three and out: Raiders RB McFadden improving

Both Darren McFadden and Ahmad Bradshaw are improving, but likely not fast enough to play this week. Meanwhile, no one really knows what’s up with Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty.

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