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…Upvote Share Tweet
Updated Raiders free-agency trackerESPN.com 14 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Nation TV debutsESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders host another top-tier QB prospectinsidebayarea.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’…Upvote Share Tweet
Willie Gault claims he could beat DeSean Jackson in a raceprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 11Sam 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals were “shocked” Raiders didn’t franchise Jared Veldheerprofootballtalk.com Apr 10The 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 …Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Apr 9The 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…Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Apr 8The 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…Upvote Share TweetJohnny 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
How Raiders fare in Google searchesESPN.com Apr 4Fandom 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders free-agency trackerESPN.com Apr 4There'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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Rolando McClain wants to rejoin Ravensprofootballtalk.com Apr 3After 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, …Upvote Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Apr 3The 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-…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Titans talk with Jim Wyatt, Raiders talk with Scott Bairprofootballtalk.com Apr 3The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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