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Raiders’ Collapse Similar To 2012

Dennis Allen’s second season as coach of the Oakland Raiders is starting to look a lot like his first — and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2013

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 25: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins scrambles with the ball in the fourth quarter during an NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at FedExField on November 25, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: London Scheduled, Seahawks Make Moves, RG3 Defends Dad

The NFL is looking to make its global following much bigger than it already is, but they’ve got to have some things straightened out before people will accept it. That includes having some incredibly strange happenings going on around the different teams.

11/29/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

Matt McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders’ QB Matt McGloin Gets Call To Play On Thanksgiving Stage

Matt McGloin’s rapid ascent from undrafted rookie to starting NFL quarterback is headed to the big stage.

11/26/2013

Justin Hunter #15 of the Tennessee Titans is tackled by Chimdi Chekwa #35 of the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Tennessee Titans defeated the Oakland Raiders 23-19. (credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Late Loss Drops Raiders From Playoff Position To 12th Place In AFC

As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.

11/25/2013

Quarterback Matt McGloin #11 of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates a touchdown pass against the Florida Gators January 1, 2011 in the 25th Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Matt McGloin Making Case To Be Raiders’ Starting QB

Matt McGloin’s rapid ascent from undrafted rookie free agent could lead to him becoming the regular starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders.

11/18/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 03: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers takes the field in the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Raiders QB Hurt, Big Ben Is Angry, Falcons Back Mike Smith

Problems abound in the NFL sometimes, and it takes a lot the backing and support from your teammates, coaches, ownership and more to keep you a part of a franchise. Those problems can be injuries, losing streaks and even just rumors.

11/12/2013

Mathias Kiwanuka #94 of the New York Giants strips the ball from Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Terrelle Pryor’s Knee Issues Not Cause Of Raiders’ Struggles, Coach Says

Oakland coach Dennis Allen says he doesn’t believe quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s sprained right knee was the reason the Raiders offense struggled so much in their loss to the New York Giants.

11/11/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 20: Justin Blackmon #14 of the Jacksonville Jaguars makes a reception against Darrell Stuckey #25 of the San Diego Chargers during the game at EverBank Field on October 20, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Dolphin Files Complaint, Jag Enters Rehab, Raider Injured

While the weekend’s action brought about a lot of rare occurrences and big-time happenings, there were also a number of situations that turned rather ugly. If there is an NFL weekend that includes a complaint filed against one’s own team, a player entering rehab, and a starting quarterback getting injured, then it’s not the best weekend in the world.

11/05/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Rolando McClain #55 of the Oakland Raiders reacts after he tackled Curtis Brinkley #36 of the San Diego Chargers during their season opener at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 10, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Anger Plays A Big Role In This League

The NFL is filled with every type of emotion imaginable, but sometimes, there are those emotions that just take over and get to the forefront. At times, anger can take over an NFL player and it can just get to be too much for someone to take.

11/01/2013

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions breaks a tackle by Brandon Meriweather #31 of the Washington Redskins and scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. Detroit won the game 27-20. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Danger And Threats Filling Up The League

NFL football is always looked at as a violent sport, and it is due to the hard-hitting, big-time smacks, and all around tackling. One big problem is when some coaches and/or players take it a bit too far and start getting too serious.

10/30/2013

Nick Roach #53, Lamarr Houston #99 and Mike Jenkins #21 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate after Jenkins intercepted the ball during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Allen: ‘We’ve Got To Execute Better’

If the Oakland Raiders are going to make a run in the second half of the season they will have to become a much better second-half team.

10/28/2013

Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit:Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Earn Rare Post-Bye Win With 21-18 Victory Over Steelers

One breathtaking sprint by Terrelle Pryor shook off any post-bye blues for the Oakland Raiders.

10/27/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: A fan screams during one of the attempts for the Guinness World Record of loudest stadium as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter October 13, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Eagles Starting QB, Bills To Look At Flynn, Arrowhead Breaks Noise Mark

Lots of changes need to be made for some teams in the NFL, and it all will depend on what is best for the immediate future. Two teams are looking at quarterback situations that could very well help their seasons while one team is doing so well that they are breaking noise records.

10/15/2013

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders rushes up field against pressure from linebacker Justin Houston #50 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half on October 13, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City won 24-7. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Pryor Struggles As Raiders Fall To Chiefs 24-7

Raiders coach Dennis Allen insists that Terrelle Pryor is growing with every play in the NFL, even the ones that end up with the young quarterback flat on his back.

10/13/2013

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