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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 LB Curry still sidelined by injured knees

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Dennis Allen says Raiders LB Aaron Curry won't be taken off the PUP list until he is able to change direction at full speed.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Five minutes with a legend: Ted Hendricks

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks was a disruptive pass rusher and blocked-kick specialist for three Super Bowl champions.

Myers is early leader in Raiders' TE battle

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Brandon Myers is at the top of the Raiders' TE depth chart, but we hear the competition at the position is not over.

Raiders RB Goodson carted off field

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Mike Goodson was taken away from practice by ambulance following a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate Philip Wheeler.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Raiders sorting out backfield options to complement McFadden

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Raiders are looking for complementary running backs to emerge as they try to fill the void left by Michael Bush’s departure.

Wisniewski resigns from Raiders coaching staff

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Raiders assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski has resigned his position because of personal reasons.

Ravens add LBs Blackstock, Brown

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed veteran LBs Darryl Blackstock and Ricky Brown, and OG Cord Howard the team announced Wednesday.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey pleads no contest to DUI

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey pled no contest to DUI on Monday, multiple media outlets reported.

Raiders send WR Murphy to Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Raiders traded WR Louis Murphy to the Panthers, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Raiders, S Branch agree to four-year deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to a four-year deal with S Tyvon Branch, according to CBS Sports and NFL Network.

Ex-Raider faces three new murder charges

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
New murder charges have been filed against former Raiders DE Anthony Wayne Smith.

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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