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Did Aldon Smith post himself breaking NFL substance abuse polic…

Did Aldon Smith post himself breaking NFL substance abuse policy on Periscope?

yahoo.com Updated 4 hours ago
Your browser does not support iframes. Oakland Raiders pass-rusher Aldon Smith is currently serving a one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. So a recent video may get him in even more hot water with the league. CSNBayArea.co…
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  • Strange video apparently of Aldon Smith emerges

    Strange video apparently of Aldon Smith emerges

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Not many players who are permanently banished from the league with the ability to apply for reinstatement after one year ever get reinstated. Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith seems to be on track to be among the likes of Justin Blackmon and Darryl Wash…
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  • Raiders training camp roster breakdown: Safeties

    Raiders training camp roster breakdown: Safeties

    insidebayarea.com 15 hours ago
    Rookie safety Karl Joseph is expected to be healthy for training camp. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Part three in a 10-part series looking at each of the Raiders position groups before training camp begins on Friday. The Raiders said farewell to a future Hal…
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  • Bengals cut Taylor Mays

    Bengals cut Taylor Mays

    profootballtalk.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    The Bengals released veteran safety Taylor Mays Saturday, just a few months after bringing him back on a one-year deal. Mays played for the Bengals from 2011-14. He played 14 games and started five last season for the Raiders after being cut by the Viki…
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  • Raiders training camp position breakdown: Cornerbacks

    Raiders training camp position breakdown: Cornerbacks

    insidebayarea.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    David Amerson helps anchors the Raiders cornerbacks group. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) Part two in a 10-part series looking at each of the Raiders position groups before the start of training camp. A year ago, following the Raiders’ third preseas…
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  • Raiders training camp roster breakdown: Special teams

    Raiders training camp roster breakdown: Special teams

    insidebayarea.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Marquette King can build off a 2015 season that showed Pro Bowl potential. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Note: This is the first in a 10-part series breaking down each position group before Raiders training camp begins, Friday, July 29. The Raider…
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  • David Amerson relishing 'new start,' contract extension with Ra…

    David Amerson relishing 'new start,' contract extension with Raiders

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    David Amerson relishing 'new start,' contract extension with Raiders
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  • For a change, Raiders have few question marks among starters en…

    For a change, Raiders have few question marks among starters entering training camp

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    For a change, Raiders have few question marks among starters entering training camp
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  • Oakland Raiders head to camp aiming to end 13-year playoff-less…

    Oakland Raiders head to camp aiming to end 13-year playoff-less streak

    ESPN.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    Oakland Raiders head to camp aiming to end 13-year playoff-less streak
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  • Raiders CB David Amerson proves his former coach right in reviv…

    Raiders CB David Amerson proves his former coach right in reviving his career with a fresh start

    As a Washington rookie, David Amerson returned an interception for a touchdown against the Raiders in 2013.(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) ALAMEDA — It turns out Jay Gruden had it all figured out when Washington put cornerback David Amerson on waive…
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  • Raiders and CB David Amerson Agree on Four-Year Deal Worth $38 …

    Raiders and CB David Amerson Agree on Four-Year Deal Worth $38 Million

    The Raiders have signed cornerback David Amerson to a four-year, $38 million contract extension according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The deal includes $18 million in guaranteed money. It’s a gigantic turnaround for a player who had already been labeled…
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  • New policy eases Army, Navy, Air Force players’ path to the NFL

    New policy eases Army, Navy, Air Force players’ path to the NFL

    Football players at the three service academies — Army, Navy and Air Force — haven’t always had a direct path to the NFL. Some, like Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach, have had to serve in active duty for five years before playing pro football. Ot…
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  • Las Vegas stadium could cost as much as $2.1 billion

    Las Vegas stadium could cost as much as $2.1 billion

    Before the Raiders can move from Oakland to Las Vegas, a location for a stadium in Nevada must be selected. Via Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com, the universe of potential sites currently sits at nine. Gutierrez explains that, a special meeting on Monday, the…
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  • New study ranks the NFL's best and worst fan bases; where's you…

    New study ranks the NFL's best and worst fan bases; where's yours?

    yahoo.com Jul 11
    Rob Gronkowski (Getty Images) As if Patriots fans needed yet another reason to feel good about themselves, a new Emory University study has ranked New England as tops among the NFL’s 32 fan bases. At the opposite end of the spectrum: the Chiefs, Raiders…
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  • Ken Stabler memorabilia set to be auctioned

    Ken Stabler memorabilia set to be auctioned

    yahoo.com Jul 8
    Kenny Stabler (Getty Images) It has been exactly one year since Raiders legend Ken “Snake” Stabler died, and fans of the Hall of Famer will soon be able to buy some of his memorabilia. Pristine Auction announced the sale earlier this month, saying, “In …
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  • Bruce Irvin has high praise for Khalil Mack

    Bruce Irvin has high praise for Khalil Mack

    The Raiders spent big back in March and are thinking big as the 2016 season approaches. Bruce Irvin, one of the team’s new acquisitions, hasn’t been shy in talking about the team’s goals, and Irvin told the team’s official website he’s very much looking…
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  • Brett Favre: Derek Carr is “a little more polished” than I was

    Brett Favre: Derek Carr is “a little more polished” than I was

    Earlier this year, Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree spent some time discussing what he liked about playing with quarterback Derek Carr and said he would pick Carr to play with over any other quarterback. His praise didn’t stop there. Crabtree said…
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  • DeAngelo Hall has some advice for Kevin Durant

    DeAngelo Hall has some advice for Kevin Durant

    As the basketball world processes a fact that some regarded not long ago as inconceivable, Washington defensive back DeAngelo Hall has opted instead to protect his team’s fan base. Via the Washington Post, Hall took to Twitter to urge D.C. native Kevin …
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  • Malcolm Smith says Raiders have increased their football IQ

    Malcolm Smith says Raiders have increased their football IQ

    The Raiders were active in free agency this offseason and the additions of players like linebacker Bruce Irvin, guard Kelechi Osemele and cornerback Sean Smith promise a higher level of talent across the roster than they had last season. For linebacker …
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  • New Raiders OL Kelechi Osemele Ready to Bring Physical Play to …

    New Raiders OL Kelechi Osemele Ready to Bring Physical Play to the Line

    The Raiders signed Kelechi Osemele in the offseason to improve their offensive line. Osemele describes his style of play as “physical” and “nasty,” and those adjectives have to be music to the ears of both quarterback Derek Carr and the rest of the Raid…
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  • Special legislative session could determine fate of Las Vegas s…

    Special legislative session could determine fate of Las Vegas stadium

    Now that Las Vegas has the attention of the NFL and the Raiders, the question becomes whether Las Vegas will do enough to turn flirtation into something much more than that. That question could largely be determined by a special session of the Nevada le…
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  • Video - Training camp will answer Raiders ' questions at safety 00:57

    Training camp will answer Raiders ' questions at safety

    Jul 14
    ESPN Raiders reporter Paul Gutierrez says the health of new safeties Reggie Nelson and Karl Joseph needs to be answered.
  • Video - What can Derek Carr do to improve? 01:27

    What can Derek Carr do to improve?

    Jul 8
    Mark Dominik believes the Raiders have a lot to be excited about this season and Mark Brunell examines what Derek Carr has to do to improve.
  • Video - Story of the Immaculate Deflection 01:18

    Story of the Immaculate Deflection

    Jul 6
    A comic book style telling of the Richard Sherman Michael Crabtree feud culminating in Sherman's infamous post-NFC Championship Game interview.
  • Video - NFL players take their talents to Family Feud 01:10

    NFL players take their talents to Family Feud

    Jul 4
    Take a look at a few highlights from a few NFL stars competing against one another on ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud."