Oakland Raiders News and Rumors

  • Hall of Fame profile: Raiders WR Tim Brown

    Hall of Fame profile: Raiders WR Tim Brown

    yahoo.com Updated 8 hours ago
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the eight new Hall of Famers, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Tim BrownLos Angeles/Oakland Raiders 1988-2003Tampa Bay Bu…
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  • Raiders GM Says ‘There’s a Chance’ Team Inks DT McDaniel

    Raiders GM Says ‘There’s a Chance’ Team Inks DT McDaniel

    raidersgab.com 10 hours ago
    The Seahawks released defensive tackle Tony McDaniel on Sunday after signing Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner to extensions. Jerry McDonald of Bayareanewsgroup reports the Raiders have likely made contact with McDaniel, a starter who has experience with …
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  • PFT Live: Patriots talk with Ben Volin, Raiders talk with Vic T…

    PFT Live: Patriots talk with Ben Volin, Raiders talk with Vic Tafur

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    We’ll be spanning the country on Tueday’s PFT Live to bring you everything you need to know about the NFL. On one coast, Mike Florio will be talking to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe about that latest developments in Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s push…
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  • Reggie McKenzie: “There’s a chance” Raiders sign Tony McDaniel

    Reggie McKenzie: “There’s a chance” Raiders sign Tony McDaniel

    Defensive tackle Tony McDaniel lost his job with the Seahawks in a move that was fueled by the need to rebalance the books in Seattle after handing out extensions to quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner. Coach Pete Carroll said the dec…
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  • Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie:`I knew I had to take some lumps . .…

    Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie:`I knew I had to take some lumps . . . it’s the best I’ve felt going into Napa’

    insidebayarea.com Aug 3 (yesterday)
    NAPA _ Reggie McKenzie isn’t ready to proclaim the Raiders have arrived, but he feels as if they’re knocking on the door. After going 11-37 over his first three seasons, McKenzie finally has a roster to his liking as well as an energetic new coaching st…
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  • Jack Del Rio brings in a “mindset coach” to keep Raiders positi…

    Jack Del Rio brings in a “mindset coach” to keep Raiders positive

    Once upon a time, Jack Del Rio tried to motivate his team with an ax, and he nearly ended up with a one-legged punter. So it’s probably for the common good that he’s using something softer, like positive vibes this time. Via Tom Pelissero of USA Today, …
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  • Michael Crabtree is the early “star” of Raiders camp

    Michael Crabtree is the early “star” of Raiders camp

    profootballtalk.com Aug 3 (yesterday)
    In crossing the bay (not really, anymore), Michael Crabtree has gone from “third option” to potential superstar. Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle writes that the former 49er has been the early “star” of camp for the Raiders. There’s a long way t…
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  • Khalil Mack continues his growth as the Raiders’ “Franchise”

    Khalil Mack continues his growth as the Raiders’ “Franchise”

    insidebayarea.com Aug 2 (2 days ago)
    NAPA — Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack doesn’t get flustered easily, but Derek Carr managed to do the trick. While Mack was speaking to a throng of reporters recently at Raiders training camp, the quarterback walked by and shouted out, “Franchise.” “DC!,…
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  • Raiders ready to put the pads on Sunday

    Raiders ready to put the pads on Sunday

    insidebayarea.com Aug 1 (3 days ago)
    NAPA — The Raiders will put on the pads for the first time Sunday after completing their NFL-mandated two days of acclimation. “The game’s played in pads so you really can’t get a full evaluation until you see them in pads,” coach Jack Del Rio said. “We…
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  • Sio Moore practices after being activated from PUP list

    Sio Moore practices after being activated from PUP list

    insidebayarea.com Aug 1 (3 days ago)
    NAPA — Linebacker Sio Moore was activated from the physically unable to perform list Saturday and made his practice debut on the second day of Raiders’ training camp. Moore missed the final three games of last season with a hip injury that required offs…
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  • Raiders add to four to injured list on first day of camp

    Raiders add to four to injured list on first day of camp

    ESPN.com insidebayarea.com Jul 31 (4 days ago)
    Raiders add to four to injured list on first day of camp
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  • Crabtree shines on Day 1 of training camp

    Crabtree shines on Day 1 of training camp

    insidebayarea.com Jul 31 (4 days ago)
    NAPA — Two throws provided some reason to develop hope and excitement for the Raiders offense on the first day of training camp. Both were high and along the sideline from Derek Carr and Michael Crabtree leaped to high point the pass over a defender, ha…
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  • Trent Richardson lands on non-football injury list

    Trent Richardson lands on non-football injury list

    profootballtalk.com Jul 31 (4 days ago)
    Trent Richardson’s fresh start with the Raiders has hit a snag. The running back has been placed on the non-football injury list to open camp. The Raiders didn’t disclose an injury, but it’s possible that Richardson failed to pass the team’s conditionin…
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  • Hall of Fame profile: Raiders-Bucs-Jets-Packers executive Ron W…

    Hall of Fame profile: Raiders-Bucs-Jets-Packers executive Ron Wolf

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (5 days ago)
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 gets inducted on Aug. 8. Shutdown Corner will profile the eight new Hall of Famers, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Ron WolfOakland Raiders 1963-74, 1979-89Tampa Bay Buccaneers…
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  • Raiders rave about energy a day before training camp begins

    Raiders rave about energy a day before training camp begins

    insidebayarea.com Jul 30 (5 days ago)
    Quick intro here. I’ll be helping out with Jerry on the Raiders this year and handling the first few days of camp solo, but he will be back soon. At that point, I’ll be floating around between the Raiders, 49ers and San Jose State, which had been my for…
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  • Alameda County wants out of proposals for new Raiders stadium i…

    Alameda County wants out of proposals for new Raiders stadium in Oakland

    profootballtalk.com Jul 30 (6 days ago)
    Oakland officials planned to submit a letter to the Raiders on Wednesday outlining a proposal for a new stadium at the site of O.co Coliseum, but they never handed it over because they couldn’t get Alameda County to sign on to the deal. Instead, the cou…
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  • Raiders name Beth Mowins preseason play-by-play announcer

    Raiders name Beth Mowins preseason play-by-play announcer

    The Raiders announced today that veteran announcer Beth Mowins will call play-by-play for their preseason games this season. Mowins will be a rarity in the NFL as a female in a broadcast booth. Although many women work NFL games as sideline reporters, t…
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  • Sio Moore heads to PUP list

    Sio Moore heads to PUP list

    The start of camps brings a flood of players to the various lists designed for rehabbing injuries or illness and Raiders linebacker Sio Moore is among those who will spend some time on the physically unable to perform list. Moore finished last season on…
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  • Holmgren wanted to coach 49ers, 49ers wanted someone “younger”

    Holmgren wanted to coach 49ers, 49ers wanted someone “younger”

    Before Mike Holmgren agreed to coach a couple of games in New Zealand, he had interest in coaching a couple of teams in the NFL. By the sound of it, he had one opportunity he didn’t want (probably the Raiders), and another opportunity that didn’t want h…
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  • Jack Del Rio: I don’t see why Raiders won’t win the AFC West

    Jack Del Rio: I don’t see why Raiders won’t win the AFC West

    The last time the Raiders won the AFC West, it was at the end of the 2002 season, when Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” was the No. 1 song and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers was the top movie at the box office. It’s been a long time. But new Raiders coac…
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  • Video - Brown talks HOF Induction 03:29

    Brown talks HOF Induction

    Aug 4
    Former Raiders WR Tim Brown joins Mike and Mike to discuss getting ready for his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Video - Butler's one-handed grab 00:15

    Butler's one-handed grab

    Aug 3
    Oakland Raiders receiver Brice Butler makes a fantastic one-handed catch during training camp.
  • Video - How mad was Tuck at Sio Moore, Khalil Mack? 01:35

    How mad was Tuck at Sio Moore, Khalil Mack?

    Jul 27
    Raiders DE Justin Tuck discusses last season's incident against the Chiefs where he was forced to call a timeout while teammates Sio Moore and Khalil Mack were celebrating.
  • Video - Public money for private stadiums 00:53

    Public money for private stadiums

    Jul 26
    Howard Bryant discusses the Rams', Raiders' and Chargers' efforts to use tax dollars to fund their stadiums.

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    Jul 30
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    Jul 22
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    Jul 20
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    Jul 15
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