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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

Raiders RB Bush questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush is listed as questionable for the season opener Sunday against the Titans after breaking his left thumb this preseason.

Ex-Giants DT Alford signs with Raiders

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Raiders have added to their defensive tackle corps, signing ex-Giant Jay Alford.

PFW presents Golden Toe to Raiders' Lechler

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly was proud to present its 2009 Golden Toe Award, given to the NFL’s best kicker or punter each season, to Raiders P Shane Lechler last Thursday, prior to the Raiders’ final preseason game against the Seahawks.

Asomugha: Defense not hitting on all cylinders

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
If the Raiders are going to make a run in the AFC West, their defense, particularly against the run, is going to have to be much improved in 2010.

Raiders have talent; do they have depth?

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
I picked the Raiders to beat the Chargers in the AFC West, writes PFW's Eric Edholm, but I am concerned for one major reason: depth.

Raiders could win 10 games ... or more

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
A year ago this time, I picked the Saints as my surprise team for 2009. Score one for this usually-awful-at-predicting-this-kind-of-thing writer. Feeling saucy, I'll go out on a limb again. As their fight song goes — yes, pro teams used ...

Asomugha feeling sense of urgency in Oakland

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
In an exclusive interview, Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha told PFW he would feel like he let people down if he left Oakland without winning a Super Bowl.

Raiders WR Schilens out 3-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Sunday that starting WR Chaz Schilens will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

Injuries more significant than thought for Raiders' Campbell, Bush

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Head coach Tom Cable said Sunday that QB Jason Campbell's injury is more significant than a stinger, and RB Michael Bush will have a surgical procedure on his left thumb.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Raiders WR Schilens may need surgery

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
WR Chaz Schilens may need knee surgery, Raiders head coach Tom Cable told reporters in a conference call Monday.

McFadden is an unloaded weapon

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Despite his arsenal of athletic gifts, Raiders RB Darren McFadden should be avoided until late in fantasy drafts.

Raiders QB Frye out for the season

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Raiders QB Charlie Frye will miss the 2010 season after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his wrist.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey still a major question mark

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The reviews of Darrius Heyward-Bey's training camp haven't been glowing.

Campbell enjoying full support of Raiders

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
We hear Jason Campbell is having a solid training camp, but team observers say comparing him to Jim Plunkett was a huge stretch by Raiders owner Al Davis.

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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