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Wiz out for final game, Moore ‘closer’ to returning

Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Sunday afternoon that he is inclined to play anyone that is healthy in his team’s exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks, a break from the norm in the NFL, when teams typically rest their projected starters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Sunday, August 26th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 413 Comments »

Pryor, Criner enjoy coming-out party

So, that’s what all the fuss was about, eh? Terrelle Pryor was going to revolutionize the quarterback position and rookie wide receiver Juron Criner was going to build upon an off-the-charts showing during offseason workouts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Final: Raiders 31, Lions 20

Many fans probably didn’t even realize the Raiders had lost six consecutive preseason games, but they’ll remember the night they broke the streak thanks to Terrelle Pryor.
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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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End 3rd qtr: Raiders 17, Lions 13

Shaun Hill threw a 7-yard pass to Brandon Pettigrew to cap a 72-yard, 10-play drive kept alive by an Oakland penalty, and Terrelle Pryor countered with runs of 59 and 17 yards (for a touchdown) with 30 seconds left in the quarter.
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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Halftime: Raiders 10, Lions 6

It took the Raiders eight snaps from the 8-yard line to get into the end zone, but Darren McFadden was finally awarded a 1-yard run on a play overturned by officials.
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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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End 1st qtr: Lions 3, Raiders 0

Sebastian Janikowski missed a 30-yard field goal and Jason Hanson connected from 41 to account for the scoring in a first quarter that was mostly two possessions.
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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Lions-Raiders underway

Detroit’s Jason Hanson kicked off to Oakland’s Mike Goodson before an intimate gathering of some 20,000 or so . . .
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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 131 Comments »

Leinart not suited up, either

Quarterback Matt Leinart is lobbing a football on the field, but is not suited up. That means more time for Terrelle Pryor and maybe even Kyle Newhall-Caballaro.

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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 74 Comments »

Live chat: Oakland Raiders vs. Detroit Lions, Saturday at 4 p.m.

Bay Area News Group writer Steve Corkran will take questions and provide insight from the Oakland Raiders’ exhibition game against the Detroit Lions, Saturday at 4 p.m.

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Posted on Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 211 Comments »

Raiders live chat today at noon

Join Bay Area News Group writer Steve Corkran for a live chat today at noon as the Oakland Raiders prepare for their Saturday exhibition game against the Detroit Lions.

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Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 433 Comments »