D.j. hayden

Deep Dive
Raiders Preview: Putting the Pieces in Place
Raiders Preview: Putting the Pieces in Place
It was another busy offseason in Oakland as the Raiders brought in two new quarterbacks and a slew of defensive players. Does Dennis Allen finally have the pieces he needs to turn the corner?
By Andy Benoit
West Coast State of Mind
Don’t Ditch Dennis
Don’t Ditch Dennis
The Raiders are 8-22 in two years under Dennis Allen, but the players say he's not the problem. Will owner Mark Davis and GM Reggie McKenzie allow Allen to be the first Oakland coach to reach his third season since Jon Gruden?
By Jim Trotter
West Coast State of Mind
‘D’ Are Family
‘D’ Are Family
The Oakland Raiders’ defense was supposed to be so bad, one player even admitted ‘We suck.’ But when the real games began, a cohesiveness was formed that has the unit standing out for the good
By Jim Trotter
Monday Morning Quarterback
Letdowns, New Leases and Late-Night Football
Letdowns, New Leases and Late-Night Football
My thoughts on Tony Romo, unfair scapegoat, what comes next in Minnesota after Josh Freeman’s signing and the thrilling novelty of football 'round the clock
By Peter King
Open Field
D.J. Hayden’s Heart Is In the Game
D.J. Hayden’s Heart Is In the Game
The Raiders rookie, 10 months removed from an injury that nearly killed him, came out of his NFL debut stronger and a little wiser
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
Raiders Preview: Construction Zone
Raiders Preview: Construction Zone
A massive overhaul—of the roster and the franchise—is underway in Oakland, but it won’t start paying off big until 2014
By Andy Benoit
Postcards From Training Camp
Just Have Fun, Baby
Just Have Fun, Baby
Wins shouldn't be in abundance for the Raiders this year, but enthusiasm is
By Peter King