Oakland Raiders News Clips for Nov. 19, 2013

 

McGloin clearly has been anointed Raiders’ starter  (by Vic Tafur, SF Gate)… It would seem to be a bad time for a quarterback controversy.  Which is good, because there isn’t one.   Rookie Matt McGloin is going to start Sunday against the Titans.  (read more)

Matt McGloin to take Oakland Raiders’ QB job? (by Michael Silver and Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)… With a stellar debut performance, can undrafted rookie Matt McGloin take Terrelle Pryor’s job as the Oakland Raiders’ starting quarterback? (watch video)

Raiders cut one linebacker, on verge of adding another  (by Steve Corkran, Bay Area News Group)… The Raiders waived linebacker Martez Wilson on Tuesday, freeing up a spot on the 53-man roster for the expected return of second-year linebacker Miles Burris.  Burris returned to practice almost three weeks ago after spending the past 10-plus months rehabilitating from offseason knee surgery. (read more)


 

Power Rankings: No. 25 Oakland Raiders (Associated Press)…Up one spot from last week’s #26 spot.  (view poll)

Power Rankings: No. 26 Oakland Raiders (ESPN)…Up one spot from last week’s #27 spot. (view poll)

Raiders Players Meet Elk Grove Fans  (News 10)… Darren McFadden and Marcel Reece were in Elk Grove on Monday night to meet and greet fans at the Verizon store on Laguna Blvd.

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On the air: Week 12 broadcast team  (by Paul Kuharsky, ESPN)… It’s the second time this season, and the second time in a month, that the Titans draw the network’s fourth-ranked broadcasting pair. You’ll find the crew rankings in this Richard Deitsch piece from the preseason.)   Marv Albert and Rich Gannon will be the broadcasters… (read more)

Titans using tunnel vision for final 6 games  (by Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press)… The Tennessee Titans are back at work and trying to use some tunnel vision for their final six games.  The Titans had long weekend off following their second painful division loss in five days. They returned Tuesday for practice and are among six teams tied at 4-6, including Oakland. That puts them behind only the New York Jets and Miami (5-5) for the AFC’s final wild-card berth.  (read more)

Fit for a King (Raiders.com)… Punkter Marquette King is making a name for himself with the Raiders.  (read more)

On the Go with GoPro in Houston (Raiders.com)… Check out this unique look at the Raiders trip to Houston and their 28-23 win over the Texans.  (read more)

Bo knows Al Davis Flame  (by Paul Gutierrez, ESPN)… You know about him disappearing into the Kingdome tunnel after his 91-yard gallop down the left sideline on Monday Night Football on Nov. 30, 1987.   Jackson, who played for the Raiders in L.A. from 1987 through 1990 and entered this season with three of the four longest runs in franchise history, will be the latest to light the torch in memory of the late Raiders owner at the invitation of Davis’ son Mark…(read more)

Cowboys’ focus on Giants, eye on Raiders  (by Todd Archer, ESPN)… The Cowboys had a late bye week, but the timing of it allowed the Cowboys to get a small head start on their Thanksgiving Day opponent, the Oakland Raiders.   Had the bye week come in Week 6, the Cowboys would have taken a peek at the Raiders, but the information might not have been as useful. They were also able to see rookie Matt McGloin at quarterback for an injured Terrelle Pryor, which would be a benefit if McGloin is the starter on Nov. 28.  (read more)

 

 

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