Archive for the ‘AFC West’ Category

3 and out: Carr breaks down as Raiders outmuscled in Denver

The Oakland Raiders lost ground in the race for the AFC West as they were edged out in a real arm wrestle of a game by divisional foes the Denver Broncos. More concerning than the loss though, was an injury to star QB Derek Carr…

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3 and out: Carr stalls as Raiders slump in Washington

The Oakland Raiders had been in good form this year but they were given a real beat down in Washington as Derek Carr and the Raiders high powered offense were held in check. Robert O’Reardon reports…

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LATE HITS: Poor attendances – Don’t blame fans for the greed of team owners

Some teams aren’t filling their stadiums so there’s been much talk as to why that might be. I’ve seen suggestions that it’s because people would now rather stay home and follow their fantasy team instead. No-one is actually buying that, are they?

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LATE HITS – Beasts, Jocks and the Unluckiest Man in the NFL

Marshawn’s return, JJ Watt’s impressive pain tolerance, an inevitable injury to the number one fantasy player and the unluckiest man in the NFL all feature in the first Late Hits of the 2017 season…

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3 and out: Beastmode is back as Raiders sink Titans

Two of this year’s fancied teams met in Tennessee and it was the Oakland Raiders who emerged with the win. Robert O’Reardon reports on a good day for Raider Nation and a winning starting for Beast Mode…

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OPENING NIGHT: What to Expect From the Patriots and Chiefs

It’s here! It’s here! After seven long months (count ’em!) the start of the NFL is finally here. And what a start it promises to be. Tom Brady v Alex Smith. Bill Belichick v Andy Reid. Here are some other things that Uncle Sam is looking forward to… 

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TRADES: Brissett, Osweiler and others find new homes

It isn’t just roster cuts that have been taking place in the NFL this weekend, teams have been picking up those discarded players and adding them to their squads, as well as cutting other deals along the way. These are the big moves that have happened. 

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ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It

It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.  

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 27 – Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs will be using this draft to bring in wholesale reinforcements for what is otherwise a very settled squad. How will they go about that?

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 24 – Oakland Raiders

The Raiders probably surpassed even their own expectations in 2016, storming out of the AFC West and into the playoffs. They’ll be looking to build on that in 2017, with help from their top picks in this Draft.

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