Raiders Pick Up Second Win Against 49ers

December 7, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final Score: Oakland Raiders 24, San Francisco 49ers 13 The Raiders seemed to have brushed off their 52-0 loss to the Rams in Week 13. The Raiders’ defense had one of their best games of the year, and Derek Carr had one of his best performances of his young career. On the first play of the game, Colin Kaepernick dropped back and threw a deep sideline pattern…

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Raiders Obliterated in Saint Louis

November 30, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final Score: St. Louis Rams 52, Oakland Raiders 0 The Raiders may have reached a new low on Sunday. The Raiders failed to score any points for the first time this season. Oakland actually ran more plays than St. Louis and won the time of possession battle by ten minutes. However, Oakland literally gave the game away by committing five turnovers. Derek Carr threw two interceptions and…

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Raiders Pick Up First Win Against the Chiefs

November 20, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final Score: Oakland Raiders 24, Kansas City Chiefs 20 Almost exactly a year after the Raiders’ last win, Oakland finally won again. The Raiders got good production from Latavius Murray in the first half and managed to hang on in the second half. Early on in the first quarter, the Raiders drove down the field and Latavius Murray ran in an 11-yard touchdown. Early in the second…

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Peyton Manning Lights Up the Raiders

November 10, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final Score: Denver Broncos: 41 Oakland Raiders: 17 The Raiders struck first in this game and jumped out to a 10-6 lead early in the second quarter. Peyton Manning threw two first half interceptions which the Raiders turned into a field goal and a Derek Carr touchdown to Brice Butler. D.J Hayden had one interception on a tipped ball and Justin Tuck had the other. However, Peyton…

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Raiders Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Seattle

November 2, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final score: Seattle Seahawks 30, Oakland Raiders 24 While the loss was close and against a good team, the Raiders still lost. The Raiders have now lost 14 straight games dating back to last season. The Raiders were held to three points in the first half and Derek Carr threw a couple of interceptions, leaving the Raiders down 14-3 at halftime. One of those interceptions, by Bruce…

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Raiders Fall to 0-7 in Cleveland

October 26, 2014

By: Max Klotz Final Score: Cleveland Browns: 23 Oakland Raiders: 13 The Raiders fell to 0-7 Sunday against the Browns, and their schedule is not getting any easier. The Raiders have the second hardest remaining schedule in the league and their next few games are going to be particularly difficult. The Raiders next four games are: at Seattle, Denver, at San Diego and Kansas City. All four of those teams are…

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Raiders Fall to Cardinals, Struggle on Offense Once Again

October 19, 2014

Final Score: Arizona 24, Oakland 13. While the Raiders lost to the Chargers last week, fans were hoping for a repeat performance of their prolific offense against a stronger Cardinals defense. The Raider Faithful were left hanging on Sunday as the Silver and Black struggled to throw and struggled to run, amassing only 220 total yards on offense. Derek Carr struggled against the tough Cardinals secondary, a unit containing Antonio…

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Raiders Show Improvement in Loss to San Diego

October 12, 2014

The Oakland Raiders entered week 6 as heavy underdogs against the San Diego Chargers. While the Raiders could not come away with the victory, they showed encouraging signs in their 31-28 loss. On their first possession, Derek Carr threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Andre Holmes. Coach Sparano showed his willingness to unleash Derek Carr throughout the game and Carr delivered, throwing for four touchdowns and 282 yards. In the…

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Where Do the Raiders Go From Here?

October 3, 2014

By: Max Klotz The Dennis Allen era is over, ending with a record of 8-28. Tony Sparano, the offensive line coach, will be taking his place, presumably for the rest of the season. Sparano has head coaching experience and has an overall career record of 29-31. Someone had to take the fall for the Raiders’ awful start to the season, but Dennis Allen was certainly not solely responsible. While players often…

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Raiders Take Their Struggles Overseas

September 28, 2014

Final score: 38-14 (L) Whether they are in the United States or across the Atlantic, the Raiders still cannot win. Dating back to last season, the Raiders have lost 10 straight games and with the exception of last week’s game against the Patriots, the first two losses this year have not been close. While fans may have hoped the Raiders could build off their strong defensive outing last week, this week…

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