The Oakland Raiders are 0-2 with no relief in sight, as they travel to New England to take on the Patriots in Week Three. That’s not the remedy for what ails the Silver & Black, of course, so it could be an ugly week for the team. Be prepared, Oakland fans, for a disastrous road trip.
Two weak spots from Week One—the running game and the defense—could struggle again in Week Two if Maurice Jones-Drew and Nick Roach can’t get healthy in time to face the Houston Texans at the Coliseum on Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders defense bent a lot on Sunday in New York, but it didn’t break much. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough for rookie QB Derek Carr to get a win in his first NFL start as the Jets won the game, 19-14.
The Oakland Raiders, projected to finish last in the AFC West division this year by pretty much everyone, open the 2014 regular season next Sunday against the New York Jets on the road, and it could be the beginning of a long season for the Silver & Black.
There are a good amount of teams this season that will be looking to their quarterbacks to bring everything together to be on the winning path. Here is my list of quarterbacks that need a big 2014 season….
This is yet another “bizarro” season in the NFL but it is in a different way than it was last season when random bad teams were trashing good teams. Now, there is a lot of unexpected news coming out of different NFL cities and the stories may not be explained any time soon.
There were a number of big headlines from Sunday’s action, and sometimes they need to be broken down to make sense of everything. Some of those headlines include gruesome injuries, a rookie finding the pine, and a storm delaying a game for almost two hours.
Major League Baseball is getting into the postseason and that means some NFL games are going to suffer the consequences. Speaking of consequences, the New England Patriots are dealing with a big one while Jets QB Geno Smith may suffer none.
Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.
Dominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.