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The Raiders probably thought they got finally rid of the knucklehead factor when they said adios to Rolando McClain. Then Jacoby Ford had to go ahead and prove them wrong.
According to a report by the Tribune on Friday, the Raiders wide receiver was popped for DUI on March 14 after being pulled over in Oakland for having tinted windows and driving 75 in a 55 mph zone. After he rolled down his window, cops got a whiff of the alcohol scent spewing from inside. He went on to fail a series of field sobriety tests and ended his night in North County Jail, where he was released a few hours later.
Luckily for Ford, though, the county DA decided this week not to pursue charges against him:
“The District Attorney’s office has declined to file charges against Jacoby Ford,” said Teresa Drenick, Alameda County District Attorney spokeswoman.
A spokesman for the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night said little about the arrest and dismissal of charges.
“The Raiders organization is aware of the situ...
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Veteran quarterback Vince Young reportedly put on good performance during a workout for the Oakland Raiders on Thursday.
According to the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford will not be charged by the district attorney’s office after being pulled over last month for suspicion of DUI.
Ford, 25, was arrested March 14 at 5th and Union streets in Oakland after California Highway Patrol officers pulled him over for having tinted windows so dark officers could not see inside the...
According to the National Football Post, former Raider’ quarterback JaMarcus Russell is drawing very little interest and his comeback could soon be over before it started. From what we’ve heard, there has been very little interest in quarterback Jamarcus Russell, and it seems unlikely at this point that he’ll get another chance. The biggest issue is Russell still is overweight...
The Oakland Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle but continue to seek viable backups. Currently the Raiders have Terrelle Pryor as the most likely option behind Flynn.
The Raiders had recently been linked to Seneca Wallace but opted against giving him a contract.
On Wednesday the Raiders worked out Vince Young and Troy Smith.
According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport Young “looked...
JaMarcus Russell‘s weight keeps ticking down, down, down, but no one seems to know what the magic number is to get teams interested in giving the former NFL quarterback a second shot in the league.
While Russell is considered a long shot to return to the NFL, recent reports that he had dropped 27 pounds and that some scouts could see him playing again got people’s attention....
We shared on Wednesday that running back Rashad Jennings and safety Reggie Smith announced the world via social media that they had agreed to contracts with the Raiders. Whatever amount of doubt arose only because the Raiders hadn’t said anything yet.
Well, it’s all official now. The Raiders announced the signings on Thursday.
Jennings, second string behind Maurice Jones-Drew...
Former Seahawks and Browns backup quarterback Seneca Wallace has agreed to join the Oakland Raiders. SOURCE: Jason LaCanfora, CBS SportsFantasy Spin:Wallace had been in contention for the backup job in Seattle but he eventually lost out to Brady Quinn. Now Wallace will serve as an insurance policy to Matt Flynn, who the Raiders acquired via trade earlier this offseason. He didn&...
This has been a heavy week for the Oakland Raiders as they continue to sign veterans to their roster. The signing of Safety Usama Young and CB Mike Jenkins on Tuesday dealt with holes on Oakland’s defense while today’s signings … Continue reading →
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While we were all reporting on the Adderall conspiracy involving Richard Sherman, Vince Young quietly had a very impressive workout for the Raiders today according to Ian Rapoport.
Interested to hear that Vince Young was among the QBs that worked out for #Raiders yesterday. So did Troy Smith. Heard Vince looked good.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 11, 2013
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Vince Young is just 29 and is hoping to receive another shot at playing quarterback in the NFL. Apparently, he took a good step forward in his workout with the Oakland Raiders according to Ian Rapoport.
On January 12, 2012, Dennis Allen became the Oakland Raiders first defensive minded head coach since John Madden retired in 1978. The Raider Nation was promised an aggressive hybrid scheme that would bring the defense into the 21st century. The promises of an improved defense soon fell flat as the Raiders defense stumbled throughout the season. Although many Raiders fans called...