Oakland Raiders News and Rumors

  • How much public money will be available for Vegas stadium?

    How much public money will be available for Vegas stadium?

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated May 27 (yesterday)
    With Raiders owner Mark Davis committed to exploring opportunities in Las Vegas, the question becomes whether Las Vegas will provide Davis with the kind of opportunity he wants. And that question hinges on whether and to what extent the powers-that-be i…
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  • Most NFL teams play near a casino

    Most NFL teams play near a casino

    profootballtalk.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Amid talk that the Raiders could move to Las Vegas, some around the NFL are concerned about playing in America’s gambling capital. But gambling is so pervasive around America today that most NFL teams play near a casino. That’s the word from the America…
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  • Raiders’ Sean Smith believes DJ Hayden can still reinvent himse…

    Raiders’ Sean Smith believes DJ Hayden can still reinvent himself

    insidebayarea.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    New Raiders cornerback Sean Smith thinks DJ Hayden can still turn his career around. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) DJ Hayden is entering perhaps his final season with the Raiders. The 2013 first-round pick hasn’t lived up to his No. 12 overall pic…
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  • Match made in Oakland: Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin a perfect ba…

    Match made in Oakland: Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin a perfect balance

    insidebayarea.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    Raiders pass rusher Bruce Irvin and Khalil Mack balance each other’s play and personality. (AP photos) Khalil Mack’s play on the field speaks volumes, but the All-Pro pass rusher remains a soft-spoken individual. The third-year star from Buffalo is plea…
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  • Legit 'Las Vegas Raiders' obstacles that aren't gambling relate…

    Legit 'Las Vegas Raiders' obstacles that aren't gambling related

    Despite Jerry Jones and Robert Kraft publicly supporting the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas, there will be obstacles. The main one has nothing to do with gambling. There will be the gambling issue of course because the NFL's history against Las Veg…
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  • Mark Davis on opposition to Las Vegas: “I haven’t heard no”

    Mark Davis on opposition to Las Vegas: “I haven’t heard no”

    profootballtalk.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    While the topic of a possible Raiders move to Las Vegas was dubbed “very premature” by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at yesterday’s owners meetings in Charlotte, it’s also becoming clear that there’s an evolving sense of the city, and that the specter …
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  • Mario Edwards Jr. among injured Raiders limited in OTAs

    Mario Edwards Jr. among injured Raiders limited in OTAs

    ESPN.com insidebayarea.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Mario Edwards Jr. among injured Raiders limited in OTAs
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  • Bubba Smith, the late NFL star and actor, had CTE

    Bubba Smith, the late NFL star and actor, had CTE

    yahoo.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    As the NFL deals with yet another concussion controversy, another former great was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease that has been linked to head trauma playing football. Bubba Smith, the great Baltimore Col…
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  • Latavius Murray driven to make Pro Bowl again ‘on my own terms’

    Latavius Murray driven to make Pro Bowl again ‘on my own terms’

    insidebayarea.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Raiders running back Latavius Murray wants to return to the Pro Bowl on his own terms this season. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Latavius Murray made the trip to Hawaii for the Pro Bowl last season, but it didn’t leave him fully satisfied. Murray was…
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  • Davis 'very optimistic' about Raiders in Vegas

    Davis 'very optimistic' about Raiders in Vegas

    ESPN.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Davis 'very optimistic' about Raiders in Vegas
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  • Raiders sign two wide receivers

    Raiders sign two wide receivers

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    The Raiders got a bit deeper at wide receiver on Tuesday. The team announced that they have signed Nathan Palmer and Robert Herron as free agents. Palmer worked out for the Saints earlier this month along with Vincent Brown and Hakeem Nicks, but the Sai…
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  • NFL says demand for tickets in Mexico City is high

    NFL says demand for tickets in Mexico City is high

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    The Texans and Raiders will play on November 21 in Mexico City, and the NFL says there’s strong interest from local fans. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, 100,000 people have already registered to buy up to four tickets each to the game. That w…
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  • Group led by Ronnie Lott, Rodney Peete hopes to develop new Oak…

    Group led by Ronnie Lott, Rodney Peete hopes to develop new Oakland stadium

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (5 days ago)
    With the Raiders closer and closer to moving to Las Vegas, the effort to keep the team in Oakland isn’t dead. Yet. According to Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle, former NFL players Ronnie Lott and Rodney Peete are leading a …
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  • Should NFL be concerned about putting players in Las Vegas?

    Should NFL be concerned about putting players in Las Vegas?

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    The NFL’s longstanding opposition to gambling has taken a backseat to the unavailability of public money to build a Raiders stadium in Oakland. But as the potential relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas moves closer and closer to the fait accompli cate…
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  • Possible Vegas move by Raiders not on agenda for Charlotte meet…

    Possible Vegas move by Raiders not on agenda for Charlotte meetings

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    With the possibility of the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas gathering more and more momentum, it officially will gather no additional momentum at the quarterly meetings this week in Charlotte. Peter King of TheMMQB.com reports that the official agen…
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  • Plumbing problems plague Coliseum, again

    Plumbing problems plague Coliseum, again

    As the Raiders contemplate a possible move to the land of craps, well, you get the picture. Via ESPN.com, toilet problems have returned to the Oakland Coliseum. On Saturday, they emerged in the form of a clogged toilet in the visiting clubhouse during a…
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  • Raiders-to-Vegas idea has support of Pats' Kraft

    Raiders-to-Vegas idea has support of Pats' Kraft

    ESPN.com May 20
    Raiders-to-Vegas idea has support of Pats' Kraft
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  • Raiders sign sixth-round pick Cory James

    Raiders sign sixth-round pick Cory James

    The Raiders continued the process of signing their 2016 draft picks on Friday. Linebacker Cory James is the latest player to agree to a four-year contract with the team. With James under contact, third-round defensive end Shilique Calhoun is the only me…
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  • Raiders answer Justin Tuck's pushup challenge for military…

    Raiders answer Justin Tuck's pushup challenge for military veterans

    ESPN.com May 20
    Raiders answer Justin Tuck's pushup challenge for military veterans
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  • Hue Jackson likes what he sees in his old QB, Terrelle Pryor

    Hue Jackson likes what he sees in his old QB, Terrelle Pryor

    In 2011, when Hue Jackson was head coach of the Raiders, the team used a third-round supplemental draft pick on Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. As a rookie Pryor barely played, and Jackson was fired at the end of the season. Now Jackson is coachi…
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  • Video - Raiders to Las Vegas gaining traction 00:57

    Raiders to Las Vegas gaining traction

    May 25
    Adam Schefter examines the likelihood the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas.
  • Video - Mark Davis on Vegas: 'I haven't heard anybody say no' 00:23

    Mark Davis on Vegas: 'I haven't heard anybody say no'

    May 24
    Raiders owner Mark Davis expresses his optimism and commitment to a potential move of the franchise to Las Vegas.
  • Video - Raiders to Vegas potential move creating buzz 01:07

    Raiders to Vegas potential move creating buzz

    May 24
    Bob Holtzman discusses the buzz around the NFL owners meeting about the Oakland Raiders' interest in moving to Las Vegas and what the next step is in the process.
  • Video - Can Khalil Mack reach 30 sacks? 00:58

    Can Khalil Mack reach 30 sacks?

    May 23
    The NFL Live crew explain why they do not think it's a realistic expectation for Raiders DE Khalil Mack to reach 30 sacks this season.