Posts Tagged ‘Tom Cable’

Raiders QB Campbell benched

Just three halves into his career with the team, the Raiders benched Jason Campbell in favor of Bruce Gradkowski with the Raiders trailing 7-3 going into the third quarter.

Raiders RB Bush misses practice

Raiders RB Michael Bush missed Thursday’s practice according to Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter).

Bush could be out awhile for Raiders

The latest report on the fractured thumb of Raiders RB Michael Bush isn’t offering a positive outlook.

Roundup: Names on the preseason radar

On the day after 11 games filled the NFL preseason schedule, here’s a look at what stories are on the radar.

Cooley, Miller, Shiancoe among late-round TE gems

Here is something you never want to get into the habit of doing — recommending Raiders for your fantasy team. This is kind of like telling people to invest in penny stocks. Seems like a too-good-to-be-true proposition, and it typically is.

McFadden, Bush to share carries for Oakland

Raiders coach Tom Cable indicated he might use a backfield committee in 2010. Just what fantasy owners need.

Owens’ future remains big offseason question

While the consensus is free-agent WR Terrell Owens won’t hear from teams until an injury creates an opportunity during training camp, it’s also fully expected he’ll find work at some point.

Heyward-Bey lights up Raiders OTAs

Wednesday’s surprise name to be making the rounds in the news: Darrius Heyward-Bey.

Roundup: QB Campbell clear favorite at Raiders camp

Raiders coach Tom Cable is not going to select a starting quarterback in May. Cable calls it an open competition. Others call it a formality because newly acquired QB Jason Campbell was the hands-down favorite at the Raiders three-day minicamp over the weekend.

Theismann hands down strong critcism of Russell

Former Redskins QB Joe Theismann had a strong rebuke of Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell.

Mendenhall is a back to target in 2010 drafts

Some coaches and general managers talked about the 2010 season at the NFL owners meetings. Here’s how their words could translate in the fantasy world.

Raiders have two jobs up for grabs

Raiders coach Tom Cable discussed his open quarterback competition Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting, but he said he also expects Darren McFadden and Michael Bush to compete for a role as an every-down back.

Will the Raiders backfield have value in 2010?

The fantasy value of Darren McFadden is on the rise. Whether or not he can meet expectations is another story altogether.

Bills, Raiders prepare for open competition at QB

Bills coach Chan Gailey and Raiders coach Tom Cable both spoke at length Tuesday morning at the NFL Annual Meeting’s AFC coaches breakfast about their unsettled QB positions, and neither is committed to a starter.

Cable: Perception on Raiders’ draft strategy not reality

Raiders coach Tom Cable insisted Sunday that his team’s draft strategy isn’t picking the fastest, strongest and biggest players, regardless of their college production.

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