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Raiders might start season with a new Carr The Oakland Raiders went into training camp believing they had stabilized the quarterback position and upgraded their roster talent. After a 2-2 preseason that ended with a rousing 41-31 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, Raiders coach Dennis Allen felt good about perceived upgrades in several areas, most notably the running game, the pass rush and overall depth on ...

Carr's 3 TDs lead Oakland Raiders past Seahawks 41-31 Rookie Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland's starting quarterback.

Raiders face decisions at QB heading into opener Coach Dennis Allen says he expects to know who will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders when the team returns to practice Monday. A sore elbow for Matt Schaub and a strong finish to the preseason by rookie Derek Carr have injected some doubt into what had seemed to be a resolved issue as recently as four days ago.

Oakland Raiders' Derek Carr stands out in win over Seattle Seahawks Derek Carr completes 11 of 13 passes for 143 yards in his start against the Seattle Seahawks.

Raiders former fifth round pick Jack Crawford says he's been cut The Raiders' 2012 fifth round pick, Jack Crawford tweeted today that he'd been cut. Words cannot express how grateful I am to Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders for giving me the opportunity to play for one of the most historic franchises in the world. While jumping back and forth from defensive end to tackle, Crawford appeared in 19 games over two seasons in Oakland, compiling 8 total tackles.

Oakland Raiders: Immediate 53-Man Roster-Cut Predictions Post-Win With the preseason having concluded, the Oakland Raiders have until Saturday to pare the roster down to 53 players. Some of the cuts are obvious, but there are several that will remain a mystery until the team's official announcement. Oakland's roster underwent a massive rebuild this past offseason, which meant that almost every spot on the roster was there for the taking. Whether it was for a ...

Carr's 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31 With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season. Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland's starting quarterback as the Raiders beat the Seattle Seahawks 41-31 on Thursday night. Carr was almost perfect in the start in place of Matt Schaub, completing 11 of 13 passes for 143 ...

Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks: Preseason Week 4 Game Preview After three preseason games, the Oakland Raiders still have plenty of questions to answer. They'll be hoping to answer them against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night. After missing last week's game, Derek Carr suddenly finds himself in a great position. He's healthy, he's played well, and now that Matt Schaub is dealing with an elbow injury, he has an opportunity to make a strong case for ...

Did Derek Carr just force Oakland Raiders' hands at QB for Week 1? The Oakland Raiders have a fading, injured Matt Schaub who suddenly not so certain to start the opener against the New York Jets as he battles a sore elbow and a surging Derek Carr.

Oakland Raiders' projected roster Examining the Oakland Raiders' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Schaub Derek Carr Matt McGloin We might not know the exact order of this group, but these are your three quarterbacks. RUNNING BACKS (3) Darren McFadden Maurice Jones-Drew Latavius Murray The Raiders are strong here. Murray has potential to play this year. FULLBACKS (2) Marcel Reece Jamize Olawale Reece and his understudy complete a ...

Steve Wisniewski
 Steve Wisniewski

Oakland Raiders #76
Offensive Guard
College: Penn State Rookie Yr: 1989
Ht., Wt.: 6'4", 305
Contract Status: Inactive
NFL Exp.: 14
Born: April 7, 1967 in Rutland, VT

For 12 years, offensive guard Steve Wisniewski dominated the left side of the offensive line. At one of the most under-appreciated positions, Wisniewski was recognized for his work by being selected to eight Pro Bowl selections. During his tenure, the Raiders made the playoffs five times. Described as a “technician,” Wisniewski was an athletic lineman, who ran well, and had quick feet.

Interview With Steve Wisniewski

Raiders.com: When did you start playing football?

Steve Wisniewski: I started playing football in the 7 th grade back home in Houston, Texas.

Raiders.com: How did you become a Raider?

Steve Wisniewski: I was drafted in the second round of the 1989 draft out of Penn State University. I was a part of the 1986 National Championship team and earned my degree in Marketing in four years.

Raiders.com: What did it mean for you to wear the Silver and Black?

Steve Wisniewski: It meant that I would have to uphold a tradition of excellence. It was an honor for me. I had great role models in Howie Long (1981-93) and Matt Millen (1980-88) and they guided me.

Raiders.com: What is your greatest memory from playing with the Raiders?

Steve Wisniewski: Playing in the 1990 AFC Championship game.

Raiders.com: Is there any one moment or play that stands out from your career?

Steve Wisniewski: The first time I was selected to the Pro Bowl (1990). It was an honor to represent the Raider organization.

Raiders.com: Do you keep in contact with any of your former teammates?

Steve Wisniewski: Definitely. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's (1995-00) church, so I see him on a weekly basis. I also keep in touch with Greg Biekert (1993-01), Don Mosebar (1983-94), and Robert Jenkins (1994-96).

Raiders.com: Which team did you enjoy playing against the most?

Steve Wisniewski: The (Kansas City) Chiefs. They were in our division and there's always been a long-standing rivalry between us.

Raiders.com: Do you still attend any Raider games?

Steve Wisniewski: I get to a couple of games every year. This past season I worked for the Raider TV network. I did some pre-game commentary before one of the pre-season games. It was a thrill to represent the Raider organization from a different angle.

Raiders.com: What are you doing now?

Steve Wisniewski: I'm very active with my family. I'm married with three kids. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's church as a Children's Ministry Leader. I also have a full-time job selling software for CIMA Systems. We sell business development software for use in the auto industry. I started working here after my football career ended.

Raiders.com: Are there any messages you would like to pass along to the Raider fans?

Steve Wisniewski: Just a heartfelt thank you to all the fans for their years of encouragement, it was an honor to represent you and the Raiders.



 

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