Raiders

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders GM says vindication comes with playoffs

ALAMEDA — Reggie McKenzie heard all the preseason predictions from the pundits…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Raiders defensive back Tyvon Branch (33) stays on the ground after being injured against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland

Raiders prepare for Peyton Manning without safety Tyvon Branch

The Oakland Raiders will have to deal with one of their toughest…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Raiders defensive back Tyvon Branch (33) stays on the ground after being injured against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.

Raiders, Jaguars counting on QBs to spark change

OAKLAND — Terrelle Pryor started taking snaps with the first-team offense about…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders kicker Janikowski disputes comments about A's

ALAMEDA — Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has kicked off the infield dirt…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders QB Pryor able to be himself with starting role firmly secure

ALAMEDA — Even as a backup, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor would write…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Sam Greenwood/Getty ImagesJaguars QB Blaine Gabbert is out for Sunday's game after he sliced open the back of his throwing hand.

Jaguars quarterback Gabbert won't play against Raiders

Blaine Gabbert is a sideline spectator again. The Jacksonville Jaguars ruled out…

Sam Greenwood/Getty ImagesJaguars QB Blaine Gabbert is out for Sunday's game after he sliced open the back of his throwing hand.
Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesThe Raiders may have lost Sunday

Pryor’s performance gives Raiders glimmer of hope moving forward

While on the surface Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts was the…

Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesThe Raiders may have lost Sunday
AJ Mast/APRaiders QB Terrelle Pryor found plenty of running room against the Colts on Sunday

Raiders QB Pryor takes blame in season-opening loss

INDIANAPOLIS -- Terrelle Pryor threw for 217 yards, one touchdown and broke…

AJ Mast/APRaiders QB Terrelle Pryor found plenty of running room against the Colts on Sunday
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.

Raiders, Colts taking different paths in opener

INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck went from No. 1 overall pick to playoff…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders seek leadership, sacks from Lamarr Houston

ALAMEDA -- Lamarr Houston's time in the shadows of the Raiders defensive…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.

Raiders have made changes, but will they be better in 2013?

They fashioned it a "new era." And in part, it was. Decades…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders still searching for franchise quarterback

While an NFL season can be as hard to predict as SuperLotto…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonOakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor throws against the Seattle Seahawks in the first half of an NFL preseason football game

Allen won’t announce starting QB until game time

The Raiders are gradually solidifying their starting lineup for the season opener.…

AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonOakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor throws against the Seattle Seahawks in the first half of an NFL preseason football game
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Pryor gets his shot at Raiders' QB job

SEATTLE — If this story seems all too familiar for Matt Flynn,…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.

Former Raiders Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey selected as HOF candidates

In an overdue step in the right direction, former Raiders punter Ray…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APRaiders rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden will miss the rest of the season.
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Saints coach Payton pleased to see Allen on opposite sideline

METAIRIE, La. — Dennis Allen didn't get a chance to match wits…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders lose left tackle Jared Veldheer to torn triceps

NAPA — The Raiders sustained a significant blow Wednesday with the news…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders counting on Jennings to back up McFadden

NAPA — The Raiders' Rashad Jennings takes every precaution he can to…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

QB Matt Flynn ready for Raiders debut

NAPA — Ever since arriving in Oakland in April, Matt Flynn has…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans
Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans

Raiders second-round pick Watson re-injures calf

NAPA — Second-round pick Menelik Watson's first practice of training camp lasted…

Rich Pedroncelli/APAfter a rough 2013 with the Houston Texans