Tight end Richard Gordon (hamstring) and running back Taiwan Jones (knee) returned to practice, placing the Raiders at near full strength heading into the Kansas City Chiefs game. Continue Reading
Defensive end Lamarr Houston was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his strong play against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Continue Reading
Running back Darren McFadden isn’t one to blow his top when things aren’t working well, just as he isn’t going to sing his praises when things are rolling his way. Continue Reading
Just as the Raiders took no solace in an inspired effort in a 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, they aren’t the least bit worried about walking away from a 26-23 overtime victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Continue Reading
Beat a hasty retreat downstairs before I got a chance to post this . . .
Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal following a fumble recovery by Joselio Hanson as the Raiders escaped with a 26-23 overtime win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
An 85-yard drive culiminating in an 8-yard touchdown pass from Carson Palmer to Denarius Moore put the Raiders back in the game, temporarily replacing boos with cheers.
Desultory first half ends with Sebastian Janikowski kicking a 33-yard field goal and the Raiders unable to capitalize fully on a Jaguars fourth-and-1 gamble.
A pretty grim first quarter considering Jaguars lost running back Maurice Jones-Drew to a foot injury after a single carry.