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Jack Del Rio: ‘It’s a great time to be a Raider’

With free agency and the NFL draft complete, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is excited about the direction his team is heading toward the start of the 2015 season. “Our free agency was sound and solid and we acquired some really good players, strengthened our team, made it more competitive, and then we feel like we come out of this draft weekend feeling good about the...
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Raiders to release WR James Jones

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders are releasing wide receiver James Jones, the San Jose native confirmed the news to CSN Bay Area. Jones signed a three-year deal with the Raiders last offseason after seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers.  He was the Packers third-round pick in 2007. Jones had 73 recpetions for 666 yards and six touchdowns in 2014. Last...
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Raiders GM explains Mario Edwards Jr., Clive Walford picks

The Oakland Raiders selected Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. with the third pick in the second round (No. 35 overall), and University of Miami tight end Clive Walford with the fourth pick in the third round (No. 68 overall) on Friday. “Number one, Mario’s a good football player,” said Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. “He’s big, strong, physical...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reaction to the Raiders selecting Clive Walford in the third round

The Oakland Raiders have selected tight end Clive Walford out of the University of Miami. Walford finished his college career with 87 receptions totaling 1,299 yards with a total of 12 touchdowns. The tight end position wasn’t as dire of a need as the wide receiver position was, but it was nice to see General Manager Reggie McKenzie addressing it early on in the draft. Hopefully...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Raiders Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Derek Carr, Justin Tuck and the Raiders to reach...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr’s presense is refreshing when rumors start to fly

As teams continue their bid to move their club to Los Angeles, one quarterback in the AFC West does not seem to be supportive of the possibility of his team moving to LA. San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has been the center of trade rumors for a few weeks now. I have to say that the Chargers are my least favorite team in the AFC West and I kind of enjoy seeing this kind...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

What to make of the 2015 Oakland Raiders schedule

The team schedules for the upcoming 2015 NFL season were released last week and for the Oakland Raiders the road looks rough yet again. The Raiders have seventh toughest schedule based off the last year’s records, but when you look at it a little more in-depth the schedule actually has the chance to be even more difficult. Let’s take a look at the schedule: Week 1: vs. Cincinnati...
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Jon Gruden praises Derek Carr’s ability to be a leader

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had a strong rookie year despite playing on a team which gave him very little support. Despite only winning three games, Carr showed a lot to Raiders fans and analysts alike as he threw for 21 touchdowns and only 12 interceptions while being held back by the worst run game in the modern era of football and a wide receiver group who were inconsistent...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders mock draft: 7-round predictions

With the draft now being three weeks away, it is time to look at how things are going to shape up for the Oakland Raiders. After a successful draft last year, the Raiders’ will continue to try and build their roster with young talent that can hopefully get them back to relevance in the AFC. Instead of just looking at the first round like most mock drafts, I will be looking at all...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr Crashes Khalil Mack's Press Conference

The Oakland Raiders have been the team that everyone laughs at for way too long. They have been the picture of dysfunction and poor management for many years, but for the first time in years the team has hope. With the young core of players now on the team there is hope that the Raiders may finally crawl out of the cellar.From the looks Khalil Mack's press conference the other day...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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