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    Oakland Raiders: Matt Schaub excused from practice

    Matt Schaub, whose hold on the Raiders quarterback job grew more uncertain with the performance by Derek Carr against the Seattle Seahawks, missed practice Friday while tending to a 'personal issue.' 
    Live chat transcript: Inside the Raiders, Friday at noon
    Read a transcript from Marcus Thompson's Raiders live chat on Friday when he discussed the Raiders quarterback situation after Derek Carr's big performance Thursday in a victory over the Seahawks.


    Former Raider Pryor shines against his old team
    Terrelle Pryor is trying to win a spot on the Seattle Seahawks roster, and the former Oakland Raiders quarterback made a strong showing against his old team. 

    Raiders receiver Denarius Moore makes strong case for roster spot
    Veteran Oakland Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore scored two touchdowns against the Seattle Seahawks and made an impressive statement in his bid to earn a spot on the 53-man roster. 

    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. 

    Live updates: Raiders vs. Seahawks, Thursday at 7 p.m.
    The Oakland Raiders finish up the preseason by hosting the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Keep up with all the action with our live Twitter feed. 

    Derek Carr looking forward to extended Raiders audition
    Raiders rookie QB Derek Carr will start in place of injured Matt Schaub on Thursday in Houston. 

    Raiders game against Seahawks will be on TV
    KTVU to broadcast Oakland Raiders' exhibition finale against Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night 

    Raiders' Brice Butler battles for roster spot
    Oakland Raiders' Brice Butler making himself part of discussion for roster spot at wide receiver  

    Raiders claim former Cal kicker Tavecchio
    ALAMEDA _ The Raiders claimed former Cal kicker Giorgio Tavecchio on waivers from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and released Kevin Goessling. 

    Oakland Raiders' DJ Hayden will miss first five games
    Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden missed the final eight games of his rookie season with a groin injury. 

    Raiders' Matt Schaub sounding OK for season opener
    From what Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen and Matt Schaub said, the quarterback's elbow soreness shouldn't stop him from starting regular season opener 

    Matt Schaub still set to start Raiders' opener, Dennis Allen says
    Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub, who has missed two practices with elbow soreness, still on track to start regular season opener against New York Jets, coach Dennis Allen says 

    Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub misses practice again
    Elbow soreness keeps Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub out of practice for second straight day 

    Raiders notebook: Schaub misses practice with sore elbow
    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen says 'we'll take it day by day' with the sore elbow of starting quarterback Matt Schaub. 

    Raiders QB Schaub sits out practice with sore elbow
    Presumptive starting quarterback Matt Schaub sat out practice Sunday with soreness in his elbow, Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said.

    Raiders trim seven players from roster
    Oakland Raiders will need to make eight more cuts by Tuesday; receiver Rashaan Vaughn among Sunday cuts 

    Oakland Raiders' passing game is not hitting on all cylinders
    Matt Schaub's perceived lack of arm strength is just part of the passing game problem for the Oakland Raiders. 

    Oakland releases vision for Coliseum City
    Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents 

    Struggling Raiders suffer potentially costly loss in Green Bay
    Three Oakland Raiders starters injured in 31-21 loss to Green Bay Packers 

    Raiders' Sio Moore taken off field on stretcher
    Oakland linebacker injured in collision during exhibition game against the Green Bay Packers 

    Live updates: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers, Friday at 4:30 p.m.
    Keep up with all the action as the Oakland Raiders play their third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. 

    Raiders visit to Green Bay will be difficult dress rehearsal
    Oakland Raiders haven't shined on offense or defense in their first two exhibitions, but a good performance against the Packers at Lambeau Field would be a strong confidence boost for the Silver and Black. 

    Video: Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell in commercial with other NFL busts
    DISH Network commercial features former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. 

    Raiders' Marcel Reece's foot improving; fullback could play Friday
    Oakland Raiders versatile fullback Marcel Reece is in a protective boot, but coach Dennis Allen says he 'should be good to go' for Green Bay Packers exhibition game 

    Raiders build continuity on offensive line
    Oakland Raiders offensive line counting on center Stefen Wisniewski, guards Khalif Barnes and Austin Howard and tackles Donald Penn and Menelik Watson 

    Making Oakland better one Raiders tailgate party at a time
    OAKLAND -- The Oakland Raiders have a super fan who has turned the definition of a tailgate party upside down. 

    Fantasy football may cost $13 billion in lost productivity, firm estimates
    Fantasy football may cost employers more than $13 billion in lost productivity as millions of Americans who spend the season helming imaginary football teams spend work hours reviewing player statistics and managing their pretend rosters. 

    Raiders' Matt Schaub seeks to convert doubters
    With Oakland Raiders first-team offense looking shaky, quarterback Matt Schaub will get lengthy test against Green Bay Packers 

    Raiders notebook: Tight end Leonhardt making an impression
    Brian Leonhardt has been thrust into getting work with the Oakland Raiders first-team offense at tight end because of David Ausberry's knee injury and a lack of experience at the position.