Oakland Raiders News and Rumors

  • Raiders QB Derek Carr learning how to say no

    Raiders QB Derek Carr learning how to say no

    insidebayarea.com nytimes.com Updated 12 hours ago
    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) is finding more demands on his time.. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) ALAMEDA — Derek Carr is learning the art of avoidance. Carr was bestowed early with the gift of gab, a trait that dates back to hi…
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  • Chiefs expect full practice for Jeremy Maclin Tuesday

    Chiefs expect full practice for Jeremy Maclin Tuesday

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Chiefs only have one full practice this week before they take on the Raiders in a home game on Thursday night and the word from Kansas City is that wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be a full participant in it. Coach Andy Reid broke the news when he …
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  • Raiders notes: Mario Edwards Jr. returns to practice

    Raiders notes: Mario Edwards Jr. returns to practice

    Note: Blog crashed yesterday as I was posting this so apologies for the delay. ALAMEDA — The Raiders designated Mario Edwards Jr. to return from injured reserve and the defensive end practiced Monday for the first time since training camp. “It felt good…
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  • Seahawks to sign fullback Marcel Reece

    Seahawks to sign fullback Marcel Reece

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    The Seattle Seahawks are expected to sign former Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece. Reece played his college football at the University of Washington in Seattle where he was a wide receiver for the Huskies. After going undrafted, Reece spent eight s…
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  • Chargers, Raiders geographic futures likely to be decided soon

    Chargers, Raiders geographic futures likely to be decided soon

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    As the Chargers flirt with the possibility of moving to Los Angeles and the Raiders flirt with the probability of moving to Las Vegas, the future geographic locations of the two teams will quickly become, as one source with knowledge of the dynamics rec…
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  • NFL: No deadline for Aldon Smith decision

    NFL: No deadline for Aldon Smith decision

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    So when does the NFL owe Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith a decision on his application for reinstatement? Whenever the league feels like giving him a decision, apparently. Last week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said the league must decide within 60 days after a…
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  • Rex Ryan's vague comments on Tyrod Taylor suggest QB's Bills fu…

    Rex Ryan's vague comments on Tyrod Taylor suggest QB's Bills future uncertain

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    After Sunday’s 38-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders in which the Buffalo Bills lost a 15-point, second-half lead, Bills head coach Rex Ryan was asked about whether quarterback Tyrod Taylor’s recent slump would have any bearing on his future with the team. …
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  • AFC playoff picture: Divisional races remain tight outside of t…

    AFC playoff picture: Divisional races remain tight outside of the East

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    Barring an epic flop, the Patriots are going to win the AFC East for the 14th time in the last 16 seasons. There isn’t anything close to that much clarity in any of the other divisions in the AFC. The Raiders currently hold the top seed in the conferenc…
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  • Eric Dickerson on Rams' woes: Jeff Fisher 'is not the coach for…

    Eric Dickerson on Rams' woes: Jeff Fisher 'is not the coach for this football team'

    yahoo.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    Former Rams, Colts, Raiders and Falcons running back Eric Dickerson is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Current Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher is two losses away from being the losingest head coach in NFL history. Last week, Dickerson, who is …
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  • Rex Ryan: It just snowballed on us

    Rex Ryan: It just snowballed on us

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    The Bills were up 24-9 against the Raiders after running back Mike Gillislee ran for a touchdown with nine minutes to go in the third quarter, but any thoughts that they’d win the game and rally to move back into the mix for a playoff spot soon disappea…
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  • Raiders will earn home field over Patriots if both finish 14-2

    Raiders will earn home field over Patriots if both finish 14-2

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (2 days ago)
    We’ve reached the point in the season when fans are starting to look at playoff tiebreakers, and the tiebreaker scenarios feature some good news for Raiders fans. If the Raiders and Patriots both win out to finish the season 14-2, the Raiders will be th…
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  • NFL Winners and Losers: Khalil Mack and the Oakland Raiders are…

    NFL Winners and Losers: Khalil Mack and the Oakland Raiders are soaring

    yahoo.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    Khalil Mack didn’t make a lot of noise early in the season. The Oakland Raiders were winning but Mack wasn’t having the kind of season everyone expected from him. He’s making up for it lately. Mack is on a tear, and made another important and impossibly…
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  • Raiders Rally From Down 24-9 to Top Bills 38-24 to Improve to 1…

    Raiders Rally From Down 24-9 to Top Bills 38-24 to Improve to 10-2

    Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Bills on Sunday. After falling behind 24-9 following touchdowns on the first two drives of the second half for Buf…
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  • Watch Raiders punter pick up penalty flag, do dance with it, ge…

    Watch Raiders punter pick up penalty flag, do dance with it, get flagged himself (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    Roger Goodell has his eye on Marquette King. How could he not? The commish has to at this point. After all, any player — and a punter, no less! — who has as much fun on a football field as King does is subject to a No Fun League investigation. Check out…
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  • N.F.L. Week 13: A Benched M.V.P., a Pick-Two and That Winning F…

    N.F.L. Week 13: A Benched M.V.P., a Pick-Two and That Winning Feeling

    nytimes.com Dec 4 (3 days ago)
    In Week 13, a superstar was benched, a 2-point interception won a game, and the Raiders proved they are the team to beat in the A.F.C. Here’s what happened.
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  • Live updates: Raiders facing Bills on Sunday

    Live updates: Raiders facing Bills on Sunday

    Get live scoring updates, news and analysis Sunday at 1:05 p.m. when the Raiders take on the Buffalo Bills at the Coliseum. The Raiders (9-2) are hoping to extend Buffalo’s losing ways in the Coliseum as the Bills (6-5) haven’t won a game here in 50 yea…
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  • Michael Crabtree, Latavius Murray expected to play

    Michael Crabtree, Latavius Murray expected to play

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (3 days ago)
    The Raiders had a few key offensive players listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report, but it’s not looking like they’re going to have to fill too many holes on the unit when they face the Bills on Sunday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that wide …
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  • Raiders will honor victims of Oakland warehouse fire

    Raiders will honor victims of Oakland warehouse fire

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3 (3 days ago)
    Nine people have died and more than 30 more may have been killed in an Oakland warehouse fire during a Friday party. The Raiders will be honoring those affected by the tragedy. The team has announced that it will match up to $30,000 donated at a YouCari…
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  • Video - How many more chances will Aldon Smith get? 02:00

    How many more chances will Aldon Smith get?

    Jul 29
    The NFL Insiders crew reacts to the news that Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has entered a rehab treatment center.
  • Video - Karl Joseph is an 'absolute hammer' 00:58

    Karl Joseph is an 'absolute hammer'

    Jul 27
    Louis Riddick is expecting big things out of Raiders rookie Karl Joseph this season.
  • Video - Hill: NFL drug tests are really IQ tests 01:04

    Hill: NFL drug tests are really IQ tests

    Jul 26
    In light of the recent drug test scandals in the NFL, Jemele Hill reminds players that failing a drug test is more like failing to practice common sense.
  • Video - Will Aldon Smith ever play again in the NFL? 01:41

    Will Aldon Smith ever play again in the NFL?

    Jul 25
    Ed Werder and Damien Woody break down what is next for Aldon Smith since the NFL is set to investigate a video involving a hand-rolled cigarette.