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The Week That Was: Raiders Look To Rebound Against Vikings, Promote Gabe Holmes To Active Roster


After falling on a last-second field goal 38-35 to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field last weekend, the Oakland Raiders are hoping to return to their winning ways Sunday at Coliseum when they host the Minnesota Vikings.

However, before their Week 10 clash with Teddy Bridgewater and Co., let's get you caught up on the week that was.

Raiders Prepare For Showdown With Vikings

The Raiders return to the friendly confines of Coliseum Sunday to play host to the Minnesota Vikings.

Heading into their Week 10 battle with the Vikings, looked at three matchups that will be critical in the end result of the contest.

Amari Cooper Named Pepsi Rookie Of The Week

For the second time in three weeks, rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper was named the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for Week 9.

In the Silver and Black's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cooper caught 7 passes for 88 yards and 1 touchdown.

Tight End Gabe Holmes Signed To Active Roster

After spending a majority of the 2015 season on the practice squad, rookie tight end Gabe Holmes was promoted to the active roster Friday afternoon.

Holmes was originally signed as an undrafted free agent in May after playing collegiately at Purdue.

Raiders In The Community

As part of Salute to Service activities, the Raiders Foundation held several events this week with veterans, active duty military members and current Raiders players, alumni and Raiderettes.

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