Matt Leinart is hoping to get one more shot to show what he can do as an NFL starting
With Carson Palmer sidelined for the Raiders’ season finale in San Diego with cracked ribs and a bruised lung, Leinart and third-stringer Terrelle Pryor have been sharing time at practice. Read More
Raiders coach Dennis Allen isn’t ready to select a starting quarterback for Sunday’s game in San Diego and said it’s possible that both Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor could play.
Leinart and Pryor shared reps in practice with Oakland’s first-team offense during practice, three days after starter Carson Palmer went out with cracked ribs and a bruised lung after being hit from behind by Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy. Read More
The problems piling up for Raiders first-year coach Dennis Allen are so vast and varied that it could take months — if not years — for the franchise to be fixed.
Instead, Oakland has three days, and Allen won’t be around for most of them. Read More
The purplish bruises on the back of Carson Palmer's passing shoulder and the nasty red scrape down the middle of his back vividly summed up his horrid homecoming.
The Bengals made it painful for Palmer all-around.
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes against Oakland's dreadful defense, and the Cincinnati Bengals showed their former franchise quarterback that they've moved on without him, beating the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday. Read More
For 15 long seasons, the drought endured.
The Cincinnati Bengals, since their last playoff appearance and winning season in 1990, had toiled in football hell.
Then Carson Palmer arrived. And come today in Cincy, Palmer will arrive again.
“I have a pretty good feeling how that’s gonna go,” Palmer said, smirking, of the reception he’ll receive when he takes on his former team — a team he quarterbacked to two postseasons in 2005 and 2009. Read More
As Raiders fans filed out of the Coliseum early in the fourth quarter, the few who remained showered the home team with boos.
Not exactly the sight or sound owner Mark Davis had envisioned when he talked about a new direction. Read More
Carson Palmer knows he will have to have a big day to get the Raiders back on the winning track.
With a defense that has allowed 97 points the past two weeks, a running game decimated by injuries and the high-powered New Orleans Saints offense led by Drew Brees coming to town, the Raiders (3-6) will be counting on Palmer even more than usual.
“Being a quarterback you don’t want to think that,” Palmer said Wednesday. “You still want to go through your reads.”” Read More
Carson Palmer could be in for another busy day for the Oakland Raiders.
With top two running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson slowed this week by sprained right ankles, the Raiders may need to rely on their passing game when they visit the Baltimore Ravens. Read More
Ronde Barber and Carson Palmer spent years in the NFL mastering familiar systems that helped them excel at their crafts.
Coaching changes in Tampa Bay and Oakland this offseason led to new roles for the two veterans that both feel have energized their careers.
After a bit of an early learning period, the two stars have regained that comfort level heading into today’s meeting in Oakland between Barber’s Buccaneers (3-4) and Palmer’s Raiders (3-4). Read More
The first convincing victory of the season was enough for coach Dennis Allen to give his Raiders players a welcome day off midway through the season.
The 26-16 victory in Kansas City gave the Raiders two straight wins following a narrow loss at undefeated Atlanta as they are showing signs of hitting their stride following a rough opening month. Read More