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Moore inactive for Raiders

– Linebacker Sio Moore declared inactive, having not sufficiently recovered from a concussion to face the Broncos.
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Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Ausberry to IR, Mady promoted

Whatever progress tight end David Ausberry has made with his injured shoulder hasn’t been enough, with the Raiders opting to place the veteran on injured reserve and promote guard Lamar Mady from the practice squad.
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Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Live game updates: Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Keep up with all the action as the Raiders battle their AFC West rivals Broncos in a Monday Night Football match-up.

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Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Paths cross again for Woodson, Manning

Charles Woodson, and Peyton Manning, two of the most decorated and respected players in the NFL, meet on the field for only the fifth time Monday night at Sports Authority Field.
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Posted on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Moore says he’s OK after auto accident

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore was with the team when it arrived in Denver after being involved in an auto accident Saturday morning and being diagnosed with a concussion.
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Posted on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Moore added to injury list with concussion

Rookie linebacker Sio Moore was added to the Raiders injury list Sunday with a concussion and is questionable to face the Denver Broncos.
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Posted on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Gurode will start at left guard

Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that Andre Gurode would start at left guard in place of Lucas Nix, who has been limited all week with an ankle injury.
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Posted on Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Dealing with Aldon Smith, Rolando McClain

Was anyone surprised when the 49ers determined the penalty Aldon Smith received internally was different than the one special teams player DeMarcus Dobbs got for the same infraction a year earlier?
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Posted on Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Allen, McKenzie deserve major props for keeping players focused on football

ALAMEDA — General manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen made it abundantly clear that they wanted a team filled with high-character players and that off-field transgressions won’t be tolerated. To that end, they have succeeded in spectacular fashion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Nix back at practice, Ross taking over for Branch

ALAMEDA – Left guard Lucas Nix (ankle) on Friday practiced for the first time since he suffered an ankle injury. Coach Dennis Allen said he isn’t sure yet whether Nix or Andre Gurode will start against the Broncos.

Weak side linebacker Kevin Burnett also returned to practice. He missed most of Thursday’s practice with an illness.

Strong safety Tyvon Branch (ankle), left tackle Menelik Watson (knee) and tight end David Ausberry (shoulder) didn’t practice Friday, and they aren’t likely to play against the Broncos.

– Allen said he is “leaning toward” starting Brandian Ross at strong safety Monday. Ross has worked with the first-team defense this week and declared himself “ready.”

“It’s the perfect time for me to make an impact on this team,” Ross said. He started one game for the Raiders last season.

Usama Young also is adept at playing strong safety, and he might see some time there against the Broncos, or as an extra defensive back on obvious passing downs.

– A company that owns 13 appliance stores in Colorado is offering to pick up the tab for items purchased the week before the Raiders and Broncos play if the Broncos shut out the Raiders.

The company has used this publicity stunt for at least the past decade, without having to pay up.

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Posted on Friday, September 20th, 2013
Under: Oakland Raiders | 260 Comments »