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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

Injuries give Heyward-Bey chance to stand out

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
While the Raiders try to continue winning without their full complement of receivers, the pressure is still on WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to step up and be the No. 1 target.

Campbell to start in Week Nine for Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable has announced that QB Jason Campbell will start on Sunday, as Bruce Gradkowski is still out with a shoulder injury.

Campbell could be one win away from re-taking top spot on depth chart

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Bruce Gradkowski is still his No. 1 quarterback on Sunday, even though Jason Campbell has been playing much better.

McClain won't speak to media until Raiders sell out

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Raiders rookie MLB Rolando McClain broke his media silence on Monday, but only to make a plea for Raiders fans to fill Oakland Coliseum.

Report: MRI reveals high ankle sprain for Asomugha

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Talk is reporting that Raiders CB Nmamdi Asomugha underwent an MRI that revealed a high ankle sprain on Monday. Asomougha will get a second opinion.

Raiders roll past Seahawks 33-3

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw for 310 yards and two touchdowns, and Oakland's defense did the rest to help the Raiders even their record at the midpoint of the season with a 33-3 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Raiders rookie Houston showing promise, inconsistency

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
After an impressive start to his career, Raiders rookie DE Lamarr Houston has made less of an impact in recent weeks, according to team observers.

McFadden reclaims backfield in return explosion

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
If Darren McFadden was playing through an injury Sunday, it certainly didn't look like it.

Raiders set team scoring mark, rout Broncos 59-14

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Broncos.

Inconsistency at quarterback plagues Raiders

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Inconsistent play and personnel at the QB position, which have been issues for the team for several seasons, loom large once again.

Raiders QB Campbell will be game-time decision

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell's status for Sunday's game against the Broncos will be decided just before game time, head coach Tom Cable said on Friday.

Raiders’ offense tanks with Campbell under center

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. ET
Jason Campbell could be facing a demotion in favor of Kyle Boller after his latest performance.

Report: Raiders QB Campbell will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday's Week Six loss to the 49ers. CSNBayArea.com is reporting Campbell will undergo an MRI exam on Monday.

Smith's two TD passes lead 49ers past Raiders

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw second-half touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis and the San Francisco 49ers finally won their first game, beating the Oakland Raiders 17-9 on Sunday in a sloppy, penalty-filled game.

Raiders' Heyward-Bey still underachieving

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Although his production has picked up from an invisible rookie season, Oakland WR Darrius Heyward-Bey still isn't recording the type of numbers expected of the 2009 first-round draft choice, according to AFC West Whispers.

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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