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  1. Raiders' bottom FA signings: Mike Brisiel

    Paul Gutierrez

    Last month, with the Oakland Raiders immersed in free agency, we broke out a list of the top five free-agent signings in franchise history, moving up from Jerry Rice to John Matuszak to Rich Gannon to George Blanda to Jim Plunkett. So in the inter...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Maurice Jones-Drew to visit Raiders

    Paul Gutierrez

    Three-time Pro Bowl running back Maurice Jones-Drew is scheduled to make a free-agent visit with the Oakland Raiders on Friday, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported. Some might see it as a curious development, in that the Raiders' current bigge...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Might Allen fall on sword for assistants?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The gut feeling is Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen survives Tuesday's meeting with owner Mark Davis, a self-described patient man who, nonetheless, wants to see progress in the wake of back-to-back 4-12 seasons in which the Raid...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. Olson's challenges as Raiders' playcaller

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - When Greg Olson was hired in January to be the Oakland Raiders' offensive coordinator, his quarterback was Carson Palmer. Then the Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks and traded Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals b...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  5. How will Raiders utilize McFadden?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- So what, exactly, is Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson hoping to get out of running back Darren McFadden, should he suit up these final two games? "I'd like to see," Olson said before catching himself, "we'd all l...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  6. Dissecting the 'Pryor Package'

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson shed a little bit more light Thursday on the thought process that went into the team's decision to play Terrelle Pryor for just one series in the team's loss at the New York Jets las...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  7. Khalif Barnes primed to move inside

    Paul Gutierrez

    As has been widely theorized, Oakland Raiders veteran left tackle Khalif Barnes is expected to make the move from left tackle to left guard, with Jared Veldheer primed to make his season debut Thursday at the Dallas Cowboys. Barnes was open to the...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  8. Olson hopes Incognito taken out of context

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson on Thursday said he had spoken this week with Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito in the wake of the hazing scandal involving him in South Florida. Olson coached Incognito in St...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  9. W2W4: Falcons at Panthers

    Vaughn McClure

    A second consecutive road game has the Atlanta Falcons traveling to Charlotte to face Cam Newton and the streaking Carolina Panthers, who have won three straight. Quarterback Matt Ryan is 7-3 all-time against the Panthers, but Newton and Carolina won...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  10. Raiders' OC Olson: 'We wanted to gut 'em'

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- So what was going through Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson's mind as his team, nursing a 21-3 halftime lead against the Pittsburgh Steelers, came out of the locker room last Sunday? "We really wanted to gut 'em,"...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  11. A familiar tale of two halves for Raiders

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- A disturbing trend has developed when it comes to the Oakland Raiders and their desire to nurse big leads. On Sept. 29, the Raiders jumped on top of Washington 14-0 before giving up 24 unanswered points and losing. On Oct. 6,...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  12. Pryor gets 'House'-work in during bye

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Terrelle Pryor did not head to Los Angeles to work with quarterback guru Tom House over the Raiders' bye this past weekend. Instead, House came up to Oakland to work with the Raiders quarterback on Sunday. "We went to a local...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  13. Bye dilemma: Getting Reece more involved

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- While the Raiders players are off for an NFL-mandated four days during the team's bye, Oakland's coaching staff is working until the weekend. Fans of Pro Bowl fullback Marcel Reece, and maybe even Reece himself, are hoping the o...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  14. Olson all for Pryor working with QB guru

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson has no issues with Terrelle Pryor's plan of heading to Los Angeles to work with quarterback guru Tom House over the bye weekend. In fact, Olson said he's the one who recommended t...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  15. Raiders' OC is a fan of Josh Freeman

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson coached Josh Freeman for three years in Tampa Bay. So the news that the quarterback had been released by the Buccaneers Thursday morning after a mostly acrimonious relationship struck...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  16. Reece a forgotten man in Raiders' O?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders' front office obviously thought enough of playmaking fullback Marcel Reece to have inked him to a three-year contract extension. So why does Marcel Reece become Marcel Marceau and disappear in the offense on ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013