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  1. Source: Raiders to work out WR Brown

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to take a look Monday at receiver Vincent Brown, according to an NFL source. It will be Brown's first workout since being cut by the San Diego Chargers last month. Brown is now healthy after dea...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  2. Jones-Drew, Roach inactive for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND -- As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be without two starters Sunday against the Houston Texans. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew and middle linebacker Nick Roach are inactive for the game. Both players were listed as questionable on the...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  3. Season over for Raiders' Taiwan Jones

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders gave Taiwan Jones a three-year extension this offseason, making him one of the game's highest-paid special-teams players. Now they will have to wait until next season to get dividends. Jones, listed as a corne...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  4. Jones-Drew out of practice again

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The chances of Maurice Jones-Drew missing Sunday's home opener for the Oakland Raiders took another step toward reality Thursday when he again was not seen at practice. The starting running back, who has a hand injury, missed We...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  5. Maurice Jones-Drew of Oakland Raiders hopes to play through hand ...

    Bill Williamson

    Maurice Jones-Drew said he is going to try to play Sunday in the Oakland Raiders' home opener against Houston, but he is unsure whether he will be cleared to play as he deals with a hand injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  6. Carr's brother to watch from Black Hole?

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- You never know who you're going to run into the Black Hole. The Oakland Raiders' infamous "Black Hole" in the south end zone is known for being one of the most hostile areas in any NFL stadium. It's a seasonlong dark, loud, fing...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  7. Texans represent special time for Carr

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr's first NFL game in Oakland as the Raiders' starting quarterback will be against the team he spent a big chuck of his childhood essentially being a part of. The Oakland Raiders host the Houston Texans on Sunday. When ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  8. Getting most out of Mack is key

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders used the No. 5 overall pick on Khalil Mack because they want him to be a game-changing pass-rusher. However, in Mack's first NFL game -- a loss at the New York Jets -- there were some passing situations in wh...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  9. Taiwan Jones likely out 4-8 weeks

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders may be without special teams ace Taiwan Jones for up to two months. Two NFL sources told me, and ESPN's Adam Caplan said Jones' recovery timeline is 4-8 weeks from a foot injury he suffered Sunday in the Raiders' 19-14 loss at ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  10. What the Raiders need to do in Week 2

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders, losers of seven straight games dating back to last season following their 19-14 loss at the New York Jets on Sunday, host the Houston Texans in Week 2. The following are some areas in which they must improve after Sunday's loss. ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  11. Khalil Mack has typical rookie debut

    Bill Williamson

    As he departed the locker room after his first NFL game, Khalil Mack had one message: "Erase the bad." The Oakland Raiders' pass-rushing linebacker - the No. 5 overall pick in this year's draft - was just so-so on Sunday. He had his moments, but h...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  12. Raiders need to grow around Derek Carr

    Bill Williamson

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Coach Dennis Allen's expectation in the past few weeks -- whether the Oakland Raiders' quarterback was Matt Schaub or Derek Carr -- was better execution from the entire offense. One of the reasons the Raiders boldly named ...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  13. Mailbag: Derek Carr in for the long haul

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Harry from Oakland wants to know if it will be disaster if Derek Carr takes his lumps this season. Bill Williamson: He's a rookie. He will likely take his lumps. But as long as he can stay physically and mentally intact, this...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  14. Nick Roach only question for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are entering Sunday's season opener at New York Jets nearly fully healthy. The biggest question is whether middle linebacker Nick Roach will be cleared to play. He suffered a concussion Aug. 22 at Green Bay. He has practiced on...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  15. Menelik Watson promotes NFL in homeland

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The NFL's presence in England is big and it's getting bigger. The NFL has increased its yearly games at London's Wembley Stadium to three this year -- including an Oakland home game Sept. 28 against Miami. There, of course, con...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  16. Raiders are already East Coast-bound

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- This is a different day for the Oakland Raiders. They are traveling east for Sunday's game at the New York Jets. Usually, they'd travel Friday. But the Raiders have lost 13 straight games in the Eastern Time Zone dating back to ...

    Blog | September 04, 2014