NFL

AP Pro32 comments about Raiders

Share This Story

   
 

NEW YORK (AP)

Comments on the Oakland Raiders by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):

---

OAKLAND RAIDERS (30)

Chris Berman (ESPN, 30) - Black Hole still black.

Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 27) - Going to be a slow process, but keeping Dennis Allen was right move.

Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 29)

Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 30) - Still plenty of work to be done.

Bob Glauber (Newsday, 30) - Questions at quarterback and on defense. Same old same old for a Raiders team heading into the off-season after another losing record.

Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 27) - The Raiders need to find a way to keep Darren McFadden healthy. He rushed for 100 yards three times this season and the Raiders won all three games. But injuries kept him out of four games and limited him in several others. The Raiders finished just 4-12.

Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 30) - Just lose, baby.

Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 30) - Pride and poise are in short supply in the East Bay, along with wins.

Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com, 30) - The 2012 roster purge was necessary to even lineup this year but no one should have fooled themselves into thinking it would mean immediate success. Not sure things will be any better next year.

John Lynch (Fox Sports, 31) - The Raiders are making changes to their offensive staff. It may take a couple of years to dig themselves out of a terrible cap situation that this regime inherited.

Alex Marvez (Foxsports.com, 28) - Head coach Dennis Allen fired his offensive and special-teams coordinators (Greg Knapp, Steve Hoffman) after just one season. If the Raiders don't show marked improvement in 2013, Allen will be the next one shown the door.

Dan Pompei (Chicago Tribune, 29) - It must be a new era in Oakland if the head coach isn't getting fired.

---

Online:

http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL

Tagged: Raiders

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Washington Redskins Posted: Apr 17, 2014
Peter Schrager looks at the needs of the Washington Redskins ahead of the 2014 N...

NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Cincinnati Bengals Posted: Apr 16, 2014
Peter Schrager breaks down what the Cincinnati Bengals need in the 2014 NFL Draf...

NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Green Bay Packers Posted: Apr 16, 2014
Peter Schrager breaks down what the Green Bay Packers need from the 2014 NFL Dra...