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Oakland hopes to work something out with Raiders before A’s

Oakland hopes to work something out with Raiders before A’s

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 17 (yesterday)
Raiders owner Mark Davis has repeatedly said that he wants Oakland to address the team’s stadium situation sooner rather than later, especially since the Raiders signed a one-year Band-Aid stadium lease through 2014. Davis apparently has gotten the city…
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  • Updated Raiders free-agency tracker

    Updated Raiders free-agency tracker

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    The Oakland Raiders, who hold the No. 5 overall pick, are in full draft mode with less than three weeks to go until the first round goes down on May 8. But with free agency still open for business, we’ve updated our Raiders tracker to include reported v…
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  • Raiders make final push to move Terrelle Pryor

    Raiders make final push to move Terrelle Pryor

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    Before the Raiders’ offseason program launches next week, they have one fairly important bit of roster maintenance to address: The future of quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Per a league source, the Raiders hope to move Pryor before the start of the offseaso…
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  • Blake Bortles in Houston for meeting with Texans

    Blake Bortles in Houston for meeting with Texans

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles has long been connected as a possibly fit for the Houston Texans with the No.1 overall pick in the NFL Draft. The Texans need a quarterback. Bortles is a quarterback. It kind of makes sense, right? After meeting…
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  • NFL Nation TV debuts

    NFL Nation TV debuts

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Join us today at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT as ESPN’s NFL Nation TV debuts on Spreecast with host Paul Gutierrez (Oakland Raiders reporter), co-host Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals reporter) and guest Jeff Legwold (Denver Broncos reporter). Topics will inclu…
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  • Raiders host another top-tier QB prospect

    Raiders host another top-tier QB prospect

    insidebayarea.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    The Raiders interest in the quarterback prospects for this year’s NFL draft remains at the forefront as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida’s Blake Bortles on Monday. Bortles is regarded by many as the top quarterback prospect in next month’…
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  • Willie Gault claims he could beat DeSean Jackson in a race

    Willie Gault claims he could beat DeSean Jackson in a race

    profootballtalk.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    Former Bears and Raiders receiver Willie Gault is 53. But he can still run fast. And he says he can run faster than some of the really fast guys in the NFL. Gault, who spent five years with the Bears and six with the Raiders, tells TMZ that he could bea…
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  • Bengals sign Sam Montgomery

    Bengals sign Sam Montgomery

    Sam Montgomery is getting another chance with an NFL club. The Bengals announced the signing of Montgomery, the former Texans and Raiders defensive end/outside linebacker, on Friday. A third-round pick of the Texans in 2013, Montgomery was waived by Hou…
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  • Tom Savage to visit Raiders

    Tom Savage to visit Raiders

    The Raiders met with Johnny Manziel earlier this week and they’ll close the week by meeting a quarterback who is expected to go a bit later in the draft. Pittsburgh quarterback Tom Savage will be visiting with the Raiders on Friday, according to a repor…
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  • Cardinals were “shocked” Raiders didn’t franchise Jared Veldhee…

    Cardinals were “shocked” Raiders didn’t franchise Jared Veldheer

    The Cardinals signed left tackle Jared Veldheer to a five-year, $35 million contract at the start of free agency, but that wasn’t what they expected to do at the start of the offseason. Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin told Kent Somers of …
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  • Raiders exhibition schedule released

    Raiders exhibition schedule released

    The Raiders will kick off their 2014 exhibition slate on the road, when they face the Minnesota Vikings, the league announced Wednesday. Oakland’s four-game exhibition schedule includes home games against the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the…
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  • Raiders meet with Mettenberger on Tuesday

    Raiders meet with Mettenberger on Tuesday

    The Raiders pushed up their meeting with Louisiana State quarterback Zach Mettenberger to Tuesday as Mettenberger attempts to accommodate a number of suitors. Mettenberger’s pro day is scheduled for Wednesday. Rather than cram in too much that day, Mett…
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  • PFT on NBCSN looks at the best fit for Johnny Manziel

    PFT on NBCSN looks at the best fit for Johnny Manziel

    Johnny Manziel made a few more waves in recent days, but not deliberately. The Raiders have invited him to Oakland for a visit (The House That Built A John?), and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle has issued a mock draft projecting the Texans to tak…
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  • Raiders add backup punter Zychlinski

    Raiders add backup punter Zychlinski

    The Oakland Raiders added a camp leg on Friday with the signing of free-agent punter Daniel Zychlinski. Sure, general manager Reggie McKenzie likes competition at every position, but last season Marquette King beat out veteran Chris Kluwe and King has a…
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  • How Raiders fare in Google searches

    How Raiders fare in Google searches

    ESPN.com Apr 4
    Fandom is such a fickle and subjective thing. Yet our guys at FiveThirtyEight.com have put metrics on it by equating popularity with the frequency of Google searches done on professional teams. Nate Silver and Ritchie King ran numbers on teams in all se…
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  • Raiders free-agency tracker

    Raiders free-agency tracker

    ESPN.com Apr 4
    There's no doubt the Oakland Raiders have been one of the busiest teams in free agency. Besides signing 11 free agents off other teams -- only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13) and New York Giants (13) have signed more through Monday, and the Chicago Bears …
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  • Rolando McClain wants to rejoin Ravens

    Rolando McClain wants to rejoin Ravens

    After a season away from the NFL, Rolando McClain reportedly wants back in. McClain, the ex-Raiders linebacker who retired last May as a member of the Ravens, would like to resume his career with Baltimore if he receives the OK from G.M. Ozzie Newsome, …
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  • Raiders offseason dates released

    Raiders offseason dates released

    The Raiders were informed by the league Thursday when they are allowed to assemble during the offseason, per the collective bargaining agreement. Here are the dates: Organized Team Activities are scheduled for May 27, 28 and 30; June 2, 3 and 5; June 9-…
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  • PFT Live: Titans talk with Jim Wyatt, Raiders talk with Scott B…

    PFT Live: Titans talk with Jim Wyatt, Raiders talk with Scott Bair

    The Titans are expected to part ways with running back Chris Jackson in the coming days so that they can start their offseason program without him on the roster and we’ll be discussing the time frame for that move on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Jim …
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  • Video - DJ and Charles' mock draft 04:38

    DJ and Charles' mock draft

    Apr 18
    Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis take turns picking in the top 10 and deliver their latest mock draft. Is there a player who is slowly creeping his way up the draft board? Find out.
  • Video - Mock Draft: Sammy Watkins to Oakland Raiders? 04:25

    Mock Draft: Sammy Watkins to Oakland Raiders?

    Apr 17
    Jamie Dukes and LaDainian Tomlinson give you their top 10 mock draft and have Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins going to the Oakland Raiders.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle With John Clayton 02:39

    Inside The Huddle With John Clayton

    Apr 17
    John Clayton goes deep analyzing the 2015 free-agent market. The impact of certain outcomes could be significant.
  • Video - 'Caught in the Draft': Al Davis' eye for talent 02:27

    'Caught in the Draft': Al Davis' eye for talent

    Apr 16
    Find out how the late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis was so successful in drafting players who were perfect fits for his team.

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