Maclin on Eagles’ rout: Raiders would’ve beaten us, too

The 0-10 Oakland Raiders, who, as of Monday, haven’t won a game in a calender year, are a representative example of failure. They’re also a measuring stick for another team’s failure. After the Eagles were romped by the Packers, 53-20, on Sunday, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin gave Oakland a not-so-complimentary shout out. “We got our…

Oakland Raiders fielding oldest roster in NFL

The Raiders spent the offseason loading up on a slew of veteran talent, a calculated effort to inflate their win total. To nobody’s surprise, it’s subsequently inflated the team’s collective age. Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, doing some calculations following Saturday’s final roster cutdowns, deduced that Oakland has the oldest roster in the NFL. The average…

Raiders fan swings helmet at Cowboys CB during brawl

Tuesday’s joint practice between the Cowboys and Raiders in Oxnard, Calif., was supposed to be a harmless, routine scrimmage. What transpired instead was something straight out of the WWE. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, an “all-out brawl” broke amongst Dallas’ defense and Oakland’s offense on the sidelines, with Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb narrowly avoiding…

Jones-Drew, Schaub believe London deserves NFL team

It’s not just NFL higher-ups who believe the sport should be expanded over the pond. In an interview with BritviewNFL.com’s Neil Reynolds, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew opined that London deserves a full-time franchise. “You know what? I think they deserve one,” Jones-Drew said, via NFL.com. “It’s just the toll it takes on the body…

Khalil Mack: Thinking of sacking Peyton gets me excited

Khalil Mack wants his first interaction with Peyton Manning to be more than a casual face-to-face. While attending this weekend’s NFLPA Rookie Premiere, Mack told NFL Network’s Alex Flanagan that the Broncos’ All-World quarterback is atop his sack wish list. “Just thinking about it gets you a little (excited), you know what I mean?” Mack…