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Oakland Raiders Have To Settle For Moral Victory After Nearly Upending New England Patriots The quest for a win that actually counts in the standings will continue this week in London. The Raiders arrived in England on Monday to begin preparations for this week's "home" game against Miami, when they will try to snap a nine-game losing streak that dates to last season.
Raiders have to settle for moral victory The Oakland Raiders left New England with a moral victory, having taken the Patriots down to the closing minute a week after being completely uncompetitive against Houston. The quest for a win that actually counts in the standings will continue this week in London. The Raiders arrived in England on Monday to begin preparations for this week's ''home'' game against Miami, when they will try to ...
The Morning After: Oakland Raiders at New England Patriots The question I have is would they have called that holding call against the Patriots if the positions were reversed and the answer is unequivocally no. With that being the case, why on earth call it on the team that has struggled the most in the NFL to be relevant over the past decade?! Because, it's the Raiders. Denarius Moore should have made the catch on the following play and instead his ...
Oakland Raiders need to make more 'moment of truth' plays FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Oakland Raiders think they got into the end zone and answered the challenge. But because of a questionable holding call, the Raiders were forced to try to get back in the end zone (something they didn't do on their other eight offensive drives). In the end, they couldn’t. So, as the Raiders -- who elevated their defensive play in their 16-9 loss at New England on Sunday ...
Team Grades: Raiders’ Valiant Effort Comes Up Just Short The Oakland Raiders were driving for the tying touchdown against the New England Patriots on the road late in the fourth quarter when disaster struck: a deflected interception ended the game with the Raiders coming up short, 16-9. The defense did its job for once; the offense did not.
Latest Loss Exposes Oakland Raiders' Lack of Overall Talent The Oakland Raiders ' late push fell short Sunday in a 16-9 loss to the New England Patriots in Foxborough. It wasn’t a moral victory for the Raiders, but it was a good reminder that coaching isn’t the only reason the team is 0-3. Head coach Dennis Allen’s team fought hard for four quarters, but it wasn’t enough to get a road win against a Bill Belichick -coached squad that hasn’t lost more than ...
Rapid Reaction: Oakland Raiders FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few thoughts on the Oakland Raiders' 16-9 loss to New England at Gillette Stadium: What it means: The Raiders were gutsy, but the reality is they fell to 0-3. The Oakland defense was better and it kept the Raiders in the game. Yet the Raiders' offense couldn’t come through when needed. Receiver Denarius Moore let a ball bounce out of his hands in the red zone, and it was ...
Patriots' sluggish offense beats Raiders 16-9 The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made sure the Oakland Raiders stayed out of the end zone in the final minute. An interception by the 325-pound Wilfork near his goal line gave the heavily favored Patriots the ball with 51 seconds left, and they ran out the clock to hold off the Raiders 16-9 on Sunday. ''I just happened to catch it ...
Oakland Raiders lose 16-9 to New England Patriots Rookie quarterback Derek Carr and winless Oakland Raiders give Tom Brady and New England Patriots all they can handle in NFL game at Foxborough
Patriots vs. Raiders: Predict the Score Making a score prediction for the Patriots' week three match-up against the Oakland Raiders. Tomorrow afternoon, the Patriots finally kick off their home slate with an intra-conference match-up against the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders are 0-2 and are coming off an ugly home loss to the Houston Texans.
Raiders select Kevin Boothe in round six
April 30, 2006
In the sixth round, with the 176th overall selection, the Oakland Raiders selected Cornell offensive lineman Kevin Boothe.
A four-time All-Ivy League offensive lineman, Kevin Boothe was widely considered the best lineman from the Ivy League.
Blessed with long arms, he has the ability to keep defenders at bay and he is considered to be a player who is raw but has a good amount of upside.[More at SilverandBlack.com]