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Gruden discusses future of Crabtree, Lynch with Raiders

With a non-guaranteed $7.7MM salary, Michael Crabtree is among this year’s potential high-profile salary cap casualties. However, in a recent interview, Raiders coach Jon Gruden indicated that Crabtree is a part of the team’s plans. “I got to bump into Crabtree. Hopefully we can get the best out of Crabtree and his career,” Gruden told Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group.Crabtree...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders expected to release Michael Crabtree

The Oakland Raiders are preparing for wholesale changes once a disastrous 2017 season comes to a conclusion Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.We already know head coach Jack Del Rio is not guaranteed to be back with the team. Former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is also being bandied about as a potential replacement (more on that here).Now comes this report from Michael Gehlken...
Via Sportsnaut
December 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree opens up about Aqib Talib fight, suspension

Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree saw his suspension stemming from last Sunday’s fight with Aqib Talib reduced to one game on Tuesday, but he’ll still be forced to miss the team’s Week 13 matchup against the Giants.The (5-6) Raiders will miss having their second-leading receiver on the field Sunday, and with the team now trailing the Chiefs by just one game for the division lead...
Via The Sports Daily
November 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib suspended for fight

An on-the-field fight started on Sunday because of pulled chains. As a result, the NFL pulled two players from the football field.The league suspended Raiders wideout Michael Crabtree and Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib for two games due to their behavior in Sunday’s game. Jon Runyan sent two letters to each player, in which he explains the decision. Sunday’s brawl marked the second...
Via The Sports Post
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree accused of sucker-punching Chris Harris

Michael Crabtree has been accused of sucker-punching Chris Harris in the stomach prior to Crabtree’s fight with Aqib Talib.Sunday’s game between the Broncos and Raiders had more than its share of story lines. Chief among them was the fight that took place between Crabtree and Talib, resulting in their ejections.Prior to that incident, Broncos cornerback Chris Harris was allegedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Crabtree, Talib ejected for throwing punches during brawl

Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib were ejected for throwing punches at one another during a brawl between the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos in the first quarter of Sunday’s game. Gabe Jackson was also ejected for pushing an official.The brawl was started by Crabtree, who blocked Talib all the way off the field and didn’t let up. He kept blocking Talib even on the sidelines, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio impressed with ‘great worker’ Michael Crabtree

After experiencing nothing but rough waters the past couple of seasons on the west side of the bay in San Francisco, Michael Crabtree is feeling the love on the east side with the Oakland Raiders. Head coach Jack Del Rio is impressed with the receiver, who he calls “very professional” and “a great worker.” Thanks to his professional work ethic, Crabtree has produced on the field...
Via Sportsnaut
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Crabtree on joining Raiders: 'Ain't got nothing to lose'

By Rachel Wold The San Francisco 49ers let wide receiver Michael Crabtree test free agency after an uneventful year that saw him put up the worst full season of an already-average career. Crabtree, who actually sat on the market for quite a long time, is going to now test his luck with the Oakland Raiders. Chatting about his new club after working out with the Raiders this week...
Via Sportsnaut
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree reportedly set to sign with Raiders

By Shaun Church. Wide receiver Michael Crabtree is reportedly set to sign a free-agent contract with the Oakland Raiders, according to ESPN’s Bill Williamson and Adam Caplan. The former No. 10 overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers struggled at times in six seasons in the Bay, but he is a gifted athlete with run-after-the-catch ability. He has 347 career receptions for 4,327 yards...
Via Sportsnaut
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Crabtree turns down offer from Dolphins

By Larry Brown Why is Michael Crabtree still available on the free agent market? Because no contract offer to his liking has been presented to him yet. The Miami Herald reports that Crabtree visited the Dolphins and that they offered him close to $3 million. Crabtree turned down the offer and is now turning his attention to the Oakland Raiders, whom he will visit next week. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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