Monday news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Monday news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Derek Carr: Marshawn Lynch ‘taking over’ games for Raiders
Indeed, this was the Lynch the Raiders were hoping to acquire when they traded for the retired back last offseason. The mind-blowing 51-yard touchdown up the gut set the tone on Oakland’s third offensive play from scrimmage. The Beast Quake-like 20-yard catch and run not only lost Collins but took a few other Giants for …

4 Good, 4 Bad from Raiders-Giants
Another game, another heart-stopping win for the Oakland Raiders, who are now tied atop the division at 6-6. This one wasn’t easy, as the Giants’ defense played with a lot of pride, but were hung out to dry but the gutless and soon-to-be-unemployed Ben McAdoo. There was plenty that went well and went bad in this game, …

Oakland D/ST stifles Giants
Oakland’s defense allowed 278 yards to Giants Sunday as the Raiders beat New York 24-17. NaVorro Bowman led the team with nine tackles, eight of those solo. Bruce Irvin, Khalil Mack, and Denico Autry each recorded a sack. The team had five TFL and four QB hits. Keith McGill II recovered two fumbles with Mack and …

Raiders receivers make plays in absence of Cooper, Crabtree
OAKLAND — Cordarrelle Patterson and the other members of the Raiders’ receiving corps got a bit of extra encouragement before Sunday’s game against the New York Giants in the form of a text message from Michael Crabtree. “(He) told us go out there and ball out and do what you do,” Patterson said. “That’s motivation …

Raiders fans react to crucial win over Giants in Week 13
The Oakland Raiders have now created a logjam atop the AFC West with their big win over the New York Giants, paired with the loss to the New York Jets by the Kansas City Chiefs. The Raiders were without multiple players, including Michael Crabtree, Amari Cooper, David Amerson and Cory James, so this game certainly …