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  1. Khalil Mack hopes to help Raiders' struggles on run defense

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack prides himself on stopping the run. While the No. 5 overall draft pick is known for his ability as a pass-rusher, Mack loves getting dirty and stopping the run. It kills him that the 0-2 Oakland Raiders have struggle...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Allen thinks Derek Carr can be 'special'

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The bottom line is if Derek Carr becomes a great player, the Oakland Raiders' problems will be solved. Nothing changes the fortune of a franchise like a great quarterback. Carr, a second-round pick from Fresno State, hasn't been...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  3. Khalil Mack has best two days of practice

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- This week might be remembered as the turning point if Khalil Mack ends up producing a monster rookie season. After a so-so first NFL game, the No. 5 overall draft pick kept his head down this week and opened eyes on the coaching...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Raiders looking for fast impact from Mack

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack is making his NFL debut in four days. What does his defensive coordinator want to see from the No. 5 overall draft pick when the Oakland Raiders play at the New York Jets on Sunday? Urgency. "Khalil, when he goes ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  7. TJ Carrie gets look at No. 3 CB

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - it appears yet another Oakland Raiders draft pick will have a prominent role Sunday when they open the season at the New York Jets. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said seventh-round pick TJ Carrie is in the position to be the No. 3 c...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  8. Jackson third rookie starter for Raiders?

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- It appears the Oakland Raiders will have two rookies starting on offense when they open the season at the New York Jets on Sunday. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said that Khalif Barnes remains at right tackle and third-round pick G...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  9. Perhaps Pryor can still help Raiders after all

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- In April, the Oakland Raiders decided quarterback Terrelle Pryor couldn't help them any longer and traded him to the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh-round draft pick. Four months later, the Raiders believe that the strong-legged,...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  10. Raiders figuring out No. 3 CB job

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- With DJ Hayden out for the first portion of the year and Chimdi Chewka also injured, the Oakland Raiders will likely have to give a young unknown player a chance to be the No. 3 cornerback. Rookie, seventh-round pick TJ Carrie a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  11. Carr to get extensive test drive Thursday

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. --Oakland Raiders potential franchise quarterback Derek Carr can make up for some lost time Thursday in the preseason finale against visiting Seattle. Carr, a second-round pick, is set to start. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said he e...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  12. Oakland Raiders cut-down analysis

    Bill Williamson

    Most significant move: The Raiders put 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden on the physically unable to perform list to start the season. He will be out at least the first six weeks of the season. He had foot surgery in June. Initially, the Raiders said...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  13. Raiders rookie update

    Bill Williamson

    Let's take a look at the Raiders' draft picks heading in the final preseason game: First round Khalil Mack: The No. 5 overall pick had his best preseason game at Green Bay. He showed good pressure and he had an interception. The team thinks he ...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  14. D.J. Hayden decision likely on Saturday

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders are planning to wait until Saturday's deadline to decide whether 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden will begin the regular season on the physically unable to perform list. If that happens, he won't be able to pla...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  15. Early look at potential first-round picks

    Bill Williamson

    With the college football season about to commence, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay is getting his ducks in a row by ranking the top players at each position . While McShay's board will surely change due to production (both positive and negative) a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  16. Derek Carr of Oakland Raiders to sit vs. Green Bay Packers

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are being cautious with rookie quarterback Derek Carr, choosing to sit him for Friday night's preseason game at Green Bay Packers, coach Dennis Allen told the NFL Network.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014