Posted: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 | johnjuhasz Tags: AFC North, Case Keenum, Christian Ponder, Matthew McGloin, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor, AFC North, Case Keenum, Christian Ponder, Matthew McGloin, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor
Stay put, Matt: When the Raiders said they weren’t committed to Terrelle Pryor, they weren’t kidding. Pryor has been dealing with knee issues, but he’s practicing again as of today … except it’s with the second unit. Matt McGloin has been named Oakland’s starter against Tennessee. The undrafted rookie ambushed the Texans by throwing three scores and no picks. I’ve said this before and will say it again: be extremely cautious about buying in on QBs who have great initial success (ie beginner’s luck). Take Case Keenum as one of many examples — another guy who hit the ground running, set off a fantasy waiver wire stampede, then tapered off as soon as defensive coordinators had some film they could […]
Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2013 | johnjuhasz Tags: BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Doug Marrone, Houston, Nick Foles, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor, Benjarvus Green-Ellis, Doug Marrone, Houston, Nick Foles, Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor
Sit Stevie: According to a report on the official Bills team site, coach Doug Marrone “(doesn’t) feel good” about Stevie Johnson’s chances of seeing the field in Week 11. Johnson picked up a groin injury last week against the Steelers, but he hasn’t been a consistent fantasy threat when he’s healthy. Stevie seems to have one good week every so often, then lets his owners down more often than not. If you had been banking on him starting this week, you may want to jump on the waiver wire and make other plans. Broken Law: Remember when going into the season, the consensus was BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Giovanni Bernard would split carries until a winner emerged? Bernard went on to […]
Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Oakland Raiders, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jacoby Ford, Kevin Boss, Louis Murphy
The Raiders will be without several offensive weapons for their road game against the Bills, as Oakland inactives include WR Jacoby Ford, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR Louis Murphy, and TE Kevin Boss.