Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins is brought down by Usama Young #26 of the Oakland Raiders during the NFL match between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium on September 28, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Injury-Ridden Raiders Remain Winless With 38-14 Loss To Dolphins In London

The Oakland defense still needs plenty more improvement, and both sides of the ball could do with fewer injuries.

09/28/2014

Marcel Reece of the Oakland Raiders, right, is tackled by New England's Patrick Chung in the third quarter of the Patriots' 16-9 win Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Late Defensive Play Helps Patriots Stave Off Raiders, 16-9

The New England Patriots needed a last-minute defensive play to bail out a sluggish offense and hold on for a 16-9 victory over the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

09/21/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws to wide receiver James Jones #89 against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter on September 14, 2014 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Texans won 30-14. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Rookie QB Derek Carr Focuses On Job At Hand

As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach’s job security.

09/17/2014

Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders leans against a cooler during the third quarter against the Houston Texans at O.co Coliseum on September 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Texans won the game 30-14. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders ‘Embarrassed’ After 0-2 Start

With a trip to New England this week to face the Patriots followed by a “home” game in England against Miami, the Raiders (0-2) need to fix things quickly or the season could spiral out of control.

09/15/2014

Chris Ivory of the Jets, right, avoids a tackle from the Raiders' T.J. Carrie during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (credit:  Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Raiders Open Season With 19-14 Loss To Jets

Chris Ivory burst through a few tackle attempts for a 71-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter, and the New York Jets’ defense clamped down on Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr in a 19-14 victory Sunday.

09/07/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders smiles on the sideline during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carr Knows Being Named Raiders Starter Just The Beginning

Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David.

09/02/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during a preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Announce Rookie Derek Carr As Starting QB Over Schaub

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

09/01/2014

Oakland's Denarius Moore makes a touchdown catch during Thursday's 41-31 preseason win over visiting Seattle. (credit:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Carr Makes His Case In 41-31 Win Over Seahawks

With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

08/28/2014

DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles catches a fifty nine yard pass over DJ Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 3, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Eagles won the game 49-20. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders CB Hayden To Start Season On PUP List

Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.

08/26/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the Detroit Lions during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Hope Rebuild Pays Immediate Dividends

The time for excuses for the Oakland Raiders is over.

08/26/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Oakland Raiders fades back to pass during the second half of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 22, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Raiders QB Schaub Out Again With Sore Elbow

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub missed his second straight day of practice Monday with a sore throwing elbow that has lingered throughout the preseason.

08/25/2014

Davon House, left, of the Packers breaks up a pass intended for Denarius Moore of the Raiders during the second quarter of Friday night's preseason game in Green Bay. (credit:  Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rodgers Throws For 2 Touchdowns As Packers Drop Raiders, 31-21

Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy rumbled for a 1-yard score on the Packers’ opening drive and Julius Peppers recorded his first sack of the preseason in a 31-21 victory Friday night over the Oakland Raiders.

08/22/2014

Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders carries the ball with protection from Marcel Reece #45 during the first half against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on December 8, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeat the Raiders 37-27. (credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Raiders FB Reece’s Injury Not As Severe As Feared

Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece escaped a scare when an injury to his right foot was not as significant as initially feared and he expects to be at full strength when the season opens next month.

08/20/2014

Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs attempt to avoid the outstretched arms of D.J. Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter October 13, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Raiders Still Waiting On Hayden’s Health

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

08/19/2014

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Raiders Rookie QB Carr Returns To Practice After Concussion

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.

08/18/2014