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Derek Carr on Pro Bowl, Mexico City and Super Bowl 50

Derek Carr on Pro Bowl, Mexico City and Super Bowl 50

insidebayarea.com Updated 1 hour ago
Derek Carr talks with the Denver Post’s Woody Paige as Raiders fans look on. SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders had a heavy presence at last week’s Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Their core young offensive trio of quarterback Derek Carr, wide receiver Amari Cooper and ru…
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  • Raiders will ‘host’ game in Mexico; Davis not eyeing south of t…

    Raiders will ‘host’ game in Mexico; Davis not eyeing south of the border relocation

    Mark Davis and the Raiders will play the Houston Texans in Mexico City on Nov. 21. SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders are taking a home game south of the border. The NFL announced Friday the Raiders will host the Houston Texans for a Monday Night Football game…
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  • NFL commissioner pledges to help keep Raiders in Oakland

    NFL commissioner pledges to help keep Raiders in Oakland

    insidebayarea.com 5 hours ago
    (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) The first question Roger Goodell faced Friday was a familiar one: what about the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers now that the Rams are back in Los Angeles. As he’s been saying all week, the commissioner pledged “to do ever…
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  • NFL-Mexico City to Host Houston-Oakland Game in November

    NFL-Mexico City to Host Houston-Oakland Game in November

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Mexico City will host the first Monday Night Football game outside the United States when the Houston Texans play the Oakland Raiders in November, the National Football League said on Friday.
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  • Roger Goodell says priority is still to keep Chargers and Raide…

    Roger Goodell says priority is still to keep Chargers and Raiders in place

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    As has become customary, Sam Farmer from the Los Angeles Times stood up to ask commissioner Roger Goodell a question about L.A. But this time, it was about whether Los Angeles was going to get a second team, and what the league intended for San Diego an…
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  • J.J. Watt on Khalil Mack: ‘I really respect his game’

    J.J. Watt on Khalil Mack: ‘I really respect his game’

    insidebayarea.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    J.J. Watt overtook Khalil Mack for the sack title on the season’s final day this season. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders’ Khalil Mack missed out on the NFL’s sack title this season when Houston Texans’ star J.J. Watt o…
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  • Roger Goodell won’t rule Las Vegas out, or in for that matter

    Roger Goodell won’t rule Las Vegas out, or in for that matter

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    Shortly after reports emerged of the Raiders having discussions with officials in Las Vegas, the league issued a set of talking points to all its clubs. And when commissioner Roger Goodell was asked about the possibility of the Raiders playing in a plac…
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  • The Snake’s damaged brain

    The Snake’s damaged brain

    Add Kenny Stabler to the growing list of NFL players to suffer brain damage. The New York Times reported today that Stabler had severe C.T.E, the degenerative brain disease believed to be caused by repeated blows to the head. The story details Stabler’s…
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  • Goodell believes Davis wants a long-term solution in Oakland

    Goodell believes Davis wants a long-term solution in Oakland

    insidebayarea.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell believes Raiders owner Mark Davis wants to find a long-term solution in Oakland. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he’s received indications Raiders owner Mark Davis wants to find a l…
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  • Animosity regarding Al Davis still influences owners

    Animosity regarding Al Davis still influences owners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    In most businesses where decisions are influenced by factors that for any number of reasons shouldn’t influence decisions (in other words, in all businesses), discretion is exercised. When it comes to the NFL and decisions made involving the Raiders, di…
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  • Great Raiders moments: RB Marcus Allen recalls making magic on …

    Great Raiders moments: RB Marcus Allen recalls making magic on `17 Bob Trey O’ vs. Washington in Super Bowl XVIII

    insidebayarea.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    Marcus Allen rushed for 191 yards on 20 carries against Washington in the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/File) SAN FRANCISCO _ The run as described by NFL Films narrator John Facenda was so moving to the late Todd Christensen that he got choked up just talking a…
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  • Former Raiders DT Antonio Smith winds up in Super Bowl with Bro…

    Former Raiders DT Antonio Smith winds up in Super Bowl with Broncos after being released

    insidebayarea.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith sacks Aaron Rodgers. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) SAN JOSE _ No one had to tell Antonio Smith to enjoy himself when the Broncos were introduced on Opening Night at SAP Pavilion. He was the life of the locker room in bad ti…
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  • Brown: Raiders belong in Oakland, but NFL can thrive in LA

    Brown: Raiders belong in Oakland, but NFL can thrive in LA

    profootballtalk.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    Hall of Fame wide receiver Tim Brown played seven seasons with the Raiders in Los Angeles, then eight more with the Raiders in Oakland. So Brown’s advice for Rams players headed to Los Angeles to begin play in 2016 should be heeded. “It’s really great t…
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  • Raiders continue to play waiting game with Mario Edwards Jr.

    Raiders continue to play waiting game with Mario Edwards Jr.

    insidebayarea.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    The Raiders still don’t know much about Mario Edwards Jr.’s neck injury. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders are continuing to play the waiting game on the significant neck injury suffered by rookie defensive lineman Mario Ed…
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  • Giants', Raiders' DE Justin Tuck announces retirement

    Giants', Raiders' DE Justin Tuck announces retirement

    yahoo.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    Amid the buzz of the first day of Super Bowl 50 week came a bit of news: defensive end Justin Tuck announced his retirement after 11 seasons. A two-time Super Bowl champion during his nine seasons with the New York Giants who finished his career with th…
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  • Video - Allen on Super Bowl run: 'It was time travel' 01:08

    Allen on Super Bowl run: 'It was time travel'

    Feb 4
    Former NFL RB Marcus Allen shares his experiences on his record-breaking 74-yard touchdown run in Super Bowl XVIII.
  • Video - Mexico City game gives Texans chance to expand fan base 00:57

    Mexico City game gives Texans chance to expand fan base

    Feb 4
    ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli reacts to the news that Oakland and Houston are expected to play a regular-season game in Mexico City. Houston hopes to expand its fan base given its proximity to Mexico.
  • Video - Tuck on retirement: Couldn't give it 100 percent 01:03

    Tuck on retirement: Couldn't give it 100 percent

    Feb 3
    Justin Tuck explains his decision to retire from the NFL and reminisces on his first Super Bowl title with the Giants.
  • Video - OTL discussion: Ken Stabler's CTE diagnosis 06:59

    OTL discussion: Ken Stabler's CTE diagnosis

    Feb 3
    Ken Stabler died of colon cancer last summer at age 69 and now comes word that, like so many other former NFL players, Stabler was also suffering from the degenerative brain disease CTE. He's the first Super Bowl winning quarterback to be diagnosed.