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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

Report: Raiders agree to terms with DT Henderson

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to terms with former Jaguars DT John Henderson on a one-year deal Friday, according to an ESPN report.

Raiders rookies Veldheer, Campbell could get chance to start

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
After passing on offensive linemen in the 2008 and '09 drafts, even though it was a position of need, the Raiders drafted two O-linemen this year.

Raiders lose two days of OTAs

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The NFL and the NFLPA released a joint statement Wednesday announcing they had reached a settlement in an unspecified dispute concerning the Raiders' offseason workout program.

Raiders trying to find best fit for new defensive pieces

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
There was talk last year about the Raiders considering a shift to a 3-4 base defense, and speculation about a move to the 3-4 returned this offseason as the team made personnel changes on "D."

Report: Raiders file grievance against Russell

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell and are seeking repayment of $9.55 million, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

Raiders’ Campbell a lock to start

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
It was a near lock that Jason Campbell would open the season as the Raiders' starting quarterback even before the release of JaMarcus Russell, and it's even more certain now that Russell has been sent packing.

Raiders sign RB Bennett

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders added depth to their backfield Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal with RB Michael Bennett.

Davis admits mistake with release of Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
This must have been a difficult day for Al Davis, who is no fan of admitting errors. Former No. 1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell turned out to be a colossal one.

Raiders release QB Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Raiders released QB JaMarcus Russell on Thursday after three disappointing seasons by the former No. 1 overall pick.

2010 draft choices by team: Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Oakland Raiders in the 2010 NFL draft.

Campbell’s arrival in Oakland could lead to Russell’s dismissal

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
It wasn't a blockbuster deal, but the Raiders' decision to trade for QB Jason Campbell could have some major ramifications.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Jaguars acquire LB Morrison

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Jaguars continued to bolster their defense on Saturday as they traded their fourth-round pick to the Raiders for ILB Kirk Morrison and Oakland's fifth-round pick.

Raiders continue focus on run defense with DT Houston

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Whether MLB Rolando McClain and DT Lamarr Houston, whom Oakland selected with the No. 44 pick after trading down two times, become great players remains to be seen, but on paper, they look like smart, capable additions.

Raiders reach to land run stuffer in McClain

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Yes, the Raiders were caught reaching again in 2010. This time, the move that will be second-guessed for some time is the selection of ILB Rolando McClain.

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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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