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2 years 9 months ago

Raiders introduce Allen

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Dennis Allen preached passion and discipline as he was formally introduced as the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders held a news conference for Allen on Monday and those two themes were repeated often by the first-time head coach. Oakland hired the 39-year-old...

2 years 9 months ago

Broncos' Allen agrees to be Raiders head coach

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders reportedly will hire Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as their new head coach. Fox Sports and ESPN reported Tuesday night that the sides were still working out final details but an agreement had been reached. The Raiders have not confirmed the hiring....

3 years 2 weeks ago

Tebow 2-1 as a starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Tim Tebow is not a prototypical NFL passer and may never become one. So, the Denver Broncos used an unorthodox approach with their unconventional quarterback. The Broncos confounded the Oakland Raiders with the same system that Tebow operated so successfully at the University of Florida the...

3 years 1 month ago

Raiders will honor Davis Sunday

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will honor Hall of Fame owner Al Davis at their first home game since his death last weekend. Raiders CEO Amy Trask said Tuesday that the team will "honor and pay tribute" to Davis throughout Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. There...

3 years 2 months ago

Oakland Raiders kicker charged with assault

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) - The Contra Costa Times reports that Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been charged with assaulting a woman a year ago in Walnut Creek. According to court records obtained by the newspaper, the woman said the 33-year-old player used force against her on Sept. 24,...

3 years 11 months ago

Orton remains Broncos starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton says he's sore but not injured and insisted, "I don't have a dead arm," when asked about his poor play the last two weeks. Orton has gone from a prolific passer to a pedestrian one in losses at Kansas City and...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Can the Broncos bounce back in London?

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Broncos pledged to do some deep thinking after a demoralizing and disconcerting 45-point loss to their archrival. They have a short week to fix and forget an embarrassing defeat that saw the Oakland Raiders set a franchise record for points in a 59-14 rout Sunday....

4 years 1 month ago

Asomugha provides tough challenge for Broncos

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha is used to going long stretches of games without seeing any action. Denver won't give him that luxury. Broncos coach Josh McDaniels said Wednesday he'll instruct quarterback Kyle Orton to be aware of where Asomugha is on the field but has...

4 years 1 month ago

Broncos set sights on Raiders

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - After a brutal month-long stretch that left them bruised, battered and 2-4, the Denver Broncos turned their attention to the middling AFC West with the Oakland Raiders on tap this weekend. They're not exactly exhaling. The Raiders (2-4) may have issues in the offensive backfield, but...

4 years 11 months ago

Frye gets start Sunday against Broncos

DENVER (AP) - Charlie Frye will start at quarterback over former starter JaMarcus Russell when the Oakland Raiders visit the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Coach Tom Cable said in a conference call with Denver media on Wednesday that Russell will be his No. 2 quarterback, with the newly signed J.P....

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