The Oakland defense still needs plenty more improvement, and both sides of the ball could do with fewer injuries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.
With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.
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.
The time for excuses for the Oakland Raiders is over.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub missed his second straight day of practice Monday with a sore throwing elbow that has lingered throughout the preseason.
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.
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.
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.
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.