NAPA, Calif. – The big news the day before the Oakland Raiders' first training camp practice revolved around cornerback D.J. Hayden's pending trip to the physically unable to perform list. But there was other injury news announced by coach Dennis Allen …Upvote Share Tweet
Batman fan Houston says if Raiders were comic book, there'd be violenceyahoo.com 7 hours agoBOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Defensive end Lamarr Houston feels like he left for greener pastures when he signed with the Chicago Bears after spending his first four years with the Oakland Raiders. The 6-3, 300-pound edge setter was brought in for his ability to…Upvote Share TweetCornerback DJ Hayden had surgery to repair a stress fracture following the team’s mandatory minicamp and will open training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, coach Dennis Allen said Thursday. The Raiders will open training camp with C…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoImpressionist Frank Caliendo stopped by ESPN.com’s NFL Nation TV Thursday and offered hilarious takes in different voices on the current state of the NFL, joining host Paul Gutierrez (Oakland Raiders reporter), co-host Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals r…Upvote Share Tweet
Woodson says Raiders are in 'win now' modeESPN.com 15 hours agoThe free-agent additions to the Oakland Raiders' roster have veteran safety Charles Woodson thinking big.Upvote Share TweetNAPA, Calif. -- What was the first question Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr had for veterans as time grew short to report for training camp? “Where do I park when I get there?” Carr sheepishly admitted. Carr, the Raiders’ second-round draf…Upvote Share Tweet
Optimism abounds as Raiders set to open training campinsidebayarea.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)Filed for print . . . Year 3 of the Reggie McKenzie/Dennis Allen regime finds the Raiders with their fiscal house in order, an upgraded roster and expressing the confidence of a playoff contender. Now all they have to do is win. With owner Mark Davis es…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders training camp: 5 questions, roster breakdown, factsinsidebayarea.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)Raiders 2014 preview 5 KEY QUESTIONS 1. How do the Raiders make sure Matt Schaub doesn’t become the next Matt Flynn? Probably not a fair question, given Schaub’s body of work before a poor 2013 with the Houston Texans as opposed to Flynn’s thin resume a…Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Davis: Raiders had “phenomenal” offseasonprofootballtalk.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)When the offseason began, Raiders owner Mark Davis said that the team had no more built-in excuses after navigating their way through salary cap hell and years with diminished draft picks because of ill-advised trades. The message isn’t any different se…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)Marcus Allen, the franchise's brightest star in the Raiders' star-crossed 13-year sojourn in Southern California, says he can see his first NFL team returning to Los Angeles.Upvote Share TweetAs the Raiders try to solve a stadium situation that currently has no clear answer in the Bay Area, a former Raider who never played in Oakland has a preferred outcome. Move back to Southern California. “I’d rather see — I know people in Oakland won’t l…Upvote Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders have a year left in their lease at O.co Stadium, which they share with MLB's Oakland Athletics, and are not happy with the current terms of that lease. So what's the best solution? It might not only be be moving out — it could involv…Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland approves A’s lease, with modifications the A’s don’t likeprofootballtalk.com Jul 17The baseball-football battle in Oakland continues to move from simmer to boil. Which perhaps isn’t the best metaphor when it comes to a stadium with a periodic sewage problem. Via Matthew Artz of the Oakland Tribune, the City Council approved the 10-yea…Upvote Share Tweet
Training camp looms on horizoninsidebayarea.com Jul 14Summer vacation is nearing an end for the Raiders, which means it’s time to get up to speed on what to expect in the coming days. The Raiders report to training camp in nine days, though they don’t practice for the first time until July 25. The first tw…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders' top play winner: 17 Bob Trey OESPN.com Jul 11Score: Raiders 38, Washington 9 Date: Jan. 22, 1984 Site: Tampa Stadium We have a winner. The voters picked 17 Bob Trey O as the most memorable play in Oakland Raiders' franchise history, and I concur with the selection. Indeed, 17 Bob Trey O, or when M…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 11Running back Maurice Jones-Drew made the trip to London last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars for their regular season game against the San Francisco 49ers. Now with the Oakland Raiders, Jones-Drew will make another trip to London this season as the…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 10The biggest key to the Oakland Raiders' success over the next three years is the same thing that has evaded the team over the previous decade -- continuity. Consider: Since 2003, the year after the Raiders last enjoyed a winning season, Oakland has empl…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders’ stadium development team opposes A’s leaseprofootballtalk.com Jul 9The Raiders haven’t said much regarding the 10-year lease for the A’s at the stadium shared by Oakland’s baseball and football teams. The group attempting to develop a new stadium for the Raiders apparently has said plenty. In a recent letter, the lawye…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Raiders in talks to demolish ColiseumESPN.com Jul 9While the Oakland Athletics are working on a 10-year lease to stay at the Coliseum, the Raiders are in talks to have the aging structure demolished in 2015 to make room for a new football stadium, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders' top plays: 17 Bob Trey OESPN.com Jul 9This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Raiders' history. In the previous two days we featured the Sea of Hands, when Clarence Davis somehow came down with Ken Stabler’s flip in the end zone to upend the defending two-time Super …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Considers Building Stadium In L.A.Jul 21Sam Farmer, the Los Angeles Times' NFL reporter, breaks down the chances of the NFL moving a team to L.A.
The Raiders Lost? Let's Go To The Beach!Jul 21Professional football failing in Los Angeles is a tradition that dates all the way back to 1926. Will the city finally land another franchise to play in Roger Goodell Stadium? Keith Olbermann has his doubts.
Behind the scenes: Wembley Stadium's Media DayJul 18A group of NFL players visits Wembley Stadium in London and spends time with U.K.-based fans while reflecting on what it's like to play one of their games abroad.
Blood, Sweat & No Cheers?Jul 18NFL cheerleaders, who say they're not fairly compensated for their work, are suing their teams and, at least one lawsuit brings into question the league's responsibility in the oversight of cheerleaders.
Five Things I Think I Think: New York GiantsJul 24.
Giants Report: The Short Story of Eli’s New OffenseJul 24After an NFL-high 27 interceptions last year, Eli Manning could be primed for a bounce back season. (Seth Wenig/AP) I’m in East Rutherford, N.J., the year-round home of the Giants, at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. It’s in the mid-80s this after…
Five Things I Think I Think: Buffalo BillsJul 23.
The Sammy ShowJul 22PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Over coffee Monday morning, Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley told me a story about first-round receiver Sammy Watkins reporting, alone, for an offseason practice at the Bills training center at 6:45 a.m. “He wanted to get his footwo…