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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Broncos are cruising, the Chargers fell in another mistake-laden loss, and the undermanned Raiders were crushed by the Ravens.

Ravens set club record with 55 points in blowout win

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns, and the Ravens set a club record for points in a 55-20 rout of the Raiders on Sunday.

Raiders D-line coach's son dies

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders will be playing with heavy hearts Sunday after the tragic passing of Tyson Williams, son of defensive line coach Terrell Williams.

Raiders activate Bartell, release Lee

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders have activated CB Ron Bartell from the injured reserve/designated for return list and cut CB Pat Lee.

Raiders feeling void at running back

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Our sources expect the Raiders to make addressing the RB position a priority after the season.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Raiders activate LB Curry

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Raiders activated LB Aaron Curry on Tuesday and waived LB Vic So’oto.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Martin's record day leads Bucs past Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Doug Martin rushed for a franchise-record 251 yards and four touchdowns and the Buccaneers held on to beat the Raiders 42-32 on Sunday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Turnovers plague Chiefs again in loss to Raiders

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Raiders stuffed the struggling Chiefs 26-16 on Sunday.

Thursday's 60-second rant: McFadden will decide Raiders' fate

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Darren McFadden has the power to decide whether the Raiders remain in the muck or make a move above the mediocrity in the AFC.

Report: Jones-Drew sprained foot, won't need surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has a sprained foot and won't need surgery, but will miss a few games, according to a published report.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

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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