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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

NFLPA files collusion complaint against NFL, owners

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The NFLPA filed a complaint on Wednesday charging the NFL, its clubs and their owners of collusion during the uncapped 2010 season.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

Criner could be another Raiders draft steal

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Based on his showing in the Raiders' minicamp, fifth-round WR Juron Criner may be poised for a rapid rise up the depth chart.

McClain sentenced to 180 days in jail

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Raiders LB Rolando McClain has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for his involvement in a November 2011 fight in Decatur, Ala.

Raiders sign FB Schmitt

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed former Eagles FB Owen Schmitt to a one-year contract after a tryout Tuesday, the team announced.

Raiders restructure scouting staff

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Raiders officially announced the restructuring of their player personnel department, naming several people to new positions and finalizing other hirings.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey charged with drunken driving

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey was arrested last month and has been charged with drunken driving, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Reports: Clinkscales leaving Jets for Oakland

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Jets vice president of college scouting Joey Clinkscales is leaving the club to take a position in the Raiders’ front office, according to multiple reports.

Raiders make changes to scouting department

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced on Tuesday that four members of their scouting department are no longer with the team.

Three factors determine risers, sliders in 2012 standings

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
It’s time to think about who will win and lose in the 2012 season, and you might want to consider these factors when determining the order of finish.

Raiders sign C Colin Miller

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed free-agent C Colin Miller to a contract, it was announced Tuesday.

Raiders S Branch signs franchise tender

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Raiders S Tyvon Branch has signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing his one-year deal for the 2012 season. He will be paid $6.21 million this season.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Raiders add depth with OT Wang

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders have added depth to their offensive line, reaching a deal with OT Ed Wang on Wednesday.

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

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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