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  1. Raiders in good hands with Michael Bush

    Bill Williamson

    It's the beauty of the Oakland Raiders' running game, which is the best in the NFL. They can afford to rest star Darren McFadden if he is not at full strength. Backup Michael Bush is the type of player who could standout if he started elsewhere. H...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  2. How I See It: AFC West Stock Watch

    Bill Williamson

    FALLING Denver Broncos running game: A season-long issue is getting worse. The Broncos had 19 yards on 20 carries at Tennessee. They are ranked No. 32 in the NFL in rushing. Denver is averaging 2.2 yards per carry and 55 yards on the ground per ga...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  3. Darren McFadden could play Sunday

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders are on pace to get a boost Sunday against Cleveland. The San Francisco Chronicle reports starting running back Darren McFadden is back at practice as is his backup, Mike Goodson. Both players missed the past three games with hi...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  4. Key Raiders still out of practice

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders continued to practice Thursday without top running back Darren McFadden and his backup Mike Goodson. Both players have been out for the past two games with high ankle sprains. Earlier this week, Oakland coach Dennis Allen said ...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  5. Raiders still missing key players

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be without starting running back Darren McFadden and his backup, Mike Goodson, for the second straight game Sunday when they host New Orleans. Both players were hurt in Week 9 and they didn't play last week be...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. Raiders need to adjust to key injuries

    Bill Williamson

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders will limp into Sunday's game at Baltimore. In no surprise, the Raiders ruled out running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson (both have high ankle sprains) and defensive tackle Richard Seymour (knee and hamstrin...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  7. Raiders have receiver issues

    Bill Williamson

    A day after the Oakland Raiders' passing game relied on short passes to potentially overworked running back Darren McFadden, the team got bad news for the receiver group. Jacoby Ford, a sparkplug No. 3 receiver, will have surgery on his left foot ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  8. One player to watch

    Bill Williamson

    One player to watch from each AFC West team in Week 10: Denver Broncos, Willis McGahee, running back: McGahee, 30, is coming off a huge game in the Broncos' Week 9 win at Oakland. He had 163 yards on 20 carries and had touchdown runs of 60 and 24 ...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  9. Raiders, Chargers limp into game

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers will not be healthy when they meet on a short week Thursday night in San Diego in a critical game between the two 4-4 teams. Oakland coach Hue Jackson told reporters that running back Darren McFadden and ...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  10. Raiders missing several key players

    Bill Williamson

    Eleven Oakland Raiders did not practice Tuesday in the only real practice day of the week prior to their game at San Diego on Thursday. Among the players who didn't practice were running back Darren McFadden (foot), offensive linemen Samson Satele...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  11. Will weather affect outcome?

    Bill Williamson

    DENVER -- That's Denver for you. It is pouring rain. Didn't expect that. There was a 10 percent chance of rain at the start of the game. Fans are running for cover. Didn't seem like many folks came prepared with an umbrella. Let's see if the...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  12. AFC West Week 14 decisive moment

    Bill Williamson

    The biggest play of the game for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Jacksonville was its final good moment of the day in a 38-31 loss. Raiders running back Darren McFadden concluded his three-touchdown day with a 36-yard run to tie the score at 31 w...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  13. Raiders' McFadden out for Sunday

    Bill Williamson

    This is why the Oakland Raiders have two capable running backs. Speedster Darren McFadden has been ruled out of Sunday's home game against San Diego after injuring his hamstring last week. Michael Bush will replace him. Bush was leading the rac...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  14. Run-first Raiders still need Russell

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by's Bill Williamson The Oakland Raiders probably will try to win on the ground in JaMarcus Russell's first game as the no-doubt starting quarterback. The Raiders love the three-headed monster running attack that consists of Darren ...

    Blog | September 07, 2008