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Carr’s Game-Winning Drive Puts Raiders in Playoff Race

OAKLAND — Derek Carr engineered another late winning drive. Karl Joseph delivered the sealing defensive play. "We just found a way to win. That says so much about our team. Some nights are just tougher than others. This was just one of those nights that was...
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Gruden’s Rabble-Rousers Are Diminishing in Numbers

Jon Gruden tried retrofitting the Raiders into their renegade, rabble-rousing best for one final season in Oakland. Harkening to the time when Jack “The Assassin” Tatum patrolled the defense with a menacing st...
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Raiders Beat Broncos 24-16 in First Game After Brown’s Release

OAKLAND — The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the Black Hole. "Get over it, man. It's over. We were good this preseason without...
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Derek Carr, Raiders to Get Scrutinized by ‘Hard Knocks’

It's official. The Oakland Raiders' training camp will be covered wall-to-wall by HBO on its popular NFL feature, "Hard Knocks." “Everybody wants to be a Raider. Now they’ll find out what it takes to become one,” said Raiders owner Mark Davis. NFL Films Wi...
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What Are Raiders Getting From Gruden? Nothing but Spin.

ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders spent the first quarter of the season getting close before finally breaking through for their first win against the Cleveland Browns. A lopsided loss to the Los Angeles Chargers looked like a step back, even if coach Jon Gruden...