This is the 17th meeting between the Raiders and Browns. The Raiders lead series, 9-7. The Browns have had success against the Raiders since returning to the NFL in 1999. They lost in 2000 but have since won the last three. In fact, the Browns have won six of their last seven games against the Raiders. That means that at one point, the series was 8-1.
September 22, 2007
Defensive end Derrick Burgess is increasing his reps in practice but the Raiders want to be cautious with their two-time Pro Bowl defensive end. That's why Burgess, along with running back LaMont Jordan, will be held out of Saturday's preseason opener against Arizona.
August 8, 2007
The Oakland Raiders opened the second day by selecting running back Michael Bush out of Louisville with the 100th overall selection. They then selected John Bowie with the pick acquired from the Patriots for Randy Moss. They took Jay Richardson and Eric Frampton in round five and opened up round six picking Oren O'Neal. The finished the draft by taking wide receiver Jonathan Holland.
April 29, 2007
Whenever a veteran player loses a spot to a newcomer, it's always a wake-up call. Such was the case for senior defensive end Jay Richardson, who last year suddenly saw himself behind true freshman Lawrence Wilson. But Richardson decided to refocus and work harder, and now finds himself having a productive senior season at defensive end.
October 18, 2006