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Darren McFadden

Darren McFadden - #20 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 08/27/1987
Birthplace North Little Rock, AR
College Arkansas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 4th pick by Raiders

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
216 707 2

Seahawks agree with TE Miller

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have agreed to a deal with PFW's best free agent still available, former Raiders TE Zach Miller.

Raiders re-structure Wimbley's deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
According to a report, the Raiders have rescinded the franchise tag on OLB Kamerion Wimbley and instead signed him to a five-year contract worth $48 million.

Huff's return gives Raiders greater flexibility

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
By re-signing FS Michael Huff, the Raiders will be able to use a unique formation on defense this season.

Moss' career arc, legacy unique

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Randy Moss' career didn't lack for brilliant moments, but controversy followed him at times.

Report: Randy Moss will retire

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
WR Randy Moss will retire, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday.

Raiders WR Ford to miss time with broken hand

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford could miss a few weeks of training camp due to a broken left hand, the team's head coach, Hue Jackson, told reporters on Sunday.

Report: Raiders re-sign S Huff

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Raiders have lost CB Nnamdi Asomugha and OG Robert Gallery this offseason, but were able to re-sign S Michael Huff.

Raiders sign backup QB Edwards

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Trent Edwards, who played for both the Bills and Jaguars last season, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Raiders.

Raiders go with Barnes over Gaither

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed Khalif Barnes, giving the veteran offensive lineman a one-year contract.

Raiders reach deal with most of their draft class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Raiders have signed most of their 2011 draft choices and they should be on the field for the team's first practice of the year.

QB Gradkowski agrees to sign with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Former Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to sign with the Bengals, his agent Rick Smith announced on Twitter.

Wimbley deal could cost Raiders

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Raiders OLB Kamerion Wimbley had a breakout season in 2010, but the team's decision to give him the franchise tag could be a huge hit to the rest of the roster.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Raiders will make offensive free agents top priority

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders might lose a lot of talent in free agency, but they are hoping to hold on to their two top offensive players set to hit the market: TE Zach Miller and RB Michael Bush.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 17, 2013
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie says McFadden remains a big part of the organization despite coming off perhaps his worst season as a pro.||||||| McKenzie spoke to beat reporters Thursday for the first time since Nov. 30 and looked back at a disappointing first season in Oakland and ahead to the future. McFadden struggled under the zone blocking system of the previous coordinator, Greg Knapp, who was fired after the season. McFadden averaged a career-low 3.3 yards per carry after toping 5 yards per carry the previous two seasons in Hue Jackson's power-running system.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
McFadden gained 110 yards on a career high-tying 30 carries in Sunday's 15-0 win over Kansas City.||||||| It was the third 100-yard game this season for the Oakland Raiders running back, who has gained 617 in 10 contests. He's gained less than 55 in six contests this season and less than 35 in four games. McFadden has 293 yards over the past four games and gained 114 in Kansas City on Oct. 28.
Posted Nov. 18, 2012
McFadden and Mike Goodson are returning to the field for the Oakland Raiders after missing the previous four games with sprained right ankles.||||||| Both McFadden and Goodson are active for Thursday night's game against Denver for the first since getting hurt Nov. 4 against Tampa Bay.
Posted Nov. 09, 2012
The Oakland Raiders will be without their top two running backs for Sunday's game in Baltimore after McFadden and Mike Goodson missed a third consecutive day of practice.||||||| Both players suffered high ankle sprains in last week's loss to Tampa Bay and have been wearing walking boots since then.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
With top two running backs McFadden and Mike Goodson slowed this week by sprained right ankles, the Raiders may need to rely on their passing game when they visit the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| Palmer threw the ball 61 times last week against Tampa Bay as the Raiders (3-5) were forced to play catch-up in the second half after losing McFadden and Goodson to the injuries. Neither back practiced Wednesday and their status remains in doubt for Sunday's game against the Ravens (2-6).

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