Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper Looks To Bring Life To Oakland Raiders Passing GameThe Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they've quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching PositionNew England's offensive coordinator says he's happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night RoundupThe Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs Defense And Andre HolmesHead coach Andy Reid won’t let his team let up against the Raiders and blow an opportunity for a victory, and quarterback Alex Smith is too smart to take any opponent lightly.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Kansas City Chiefs At Oakland RaidersWith Kansas City’s impressive win against the Seahawks on Sunday and Denver’s shocking loss to the Rams, the Chiefs (7-3) are tied for first in the AFC West. After an 0-2 start, they’ll look for their sixth straight win and eighth in their last nine games.
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5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 SeasonLet's take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.
Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn't seen in awhile.
8 People In Sports Who Need To Be Doused With Ice WaterEveryone's taking up the ice bucket challenge. But some people in the sports world need ice water dumped on them.
8 Most Scenic NFL Team Training Camp LocationsIn addition to working on memorizing new plays, making improvements and focusing on their skill sets - these guys are also taking in nature. From the mountains to the sea, these teams weren't just getting their workout on, they're training in some of the most scenic places in the U.S.
5 Biggest NFL Training Camp StorylinesWith NFL training camp underway, let's look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.
5 NFL Teams Already Out Of Contention For 2014 SeasonEvery NFL team has a chance... theoretically. But these 5 teams might as well pack it in until 2015.