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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sio Moore buys jerseys to give away because they are not sold in stores

The Raiders roster doesn’t many household names outside of Charles Woodson. However, they do have a few who may become just that in the coming years. Derek Carr showed promise during his rookie season. So did Khalil Mack. Among the other young players on the team’s roster who have performed well is linebacker Sio Moore....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders in on the pursuit of Adrian Peterson trade?

Adrian Peterson is officially a part of the NFL again, and the Minnesota Vikings are still hoping to retain him to play alongside of second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. While that is their dream scenario, he has much different plans and it doesn’t appear to be something that he wants to entertain. There are going to be quite a few teams interested in acquiring Peterson...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Williamson: Multiple NFL general managers think the Raiders are real contenders to land Peterson

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wants out of the Twin City, and the Oakland Raiders have the cash to give the rusher the money he wants, and the draft picks to turnover to the Vikings. Despite the love affair between the Cowboys and Peterson, the Raiders have the ammunition to sway him to come to the west coast. According to Bill Williamson of ESPN, Oakland is...
Via 60 Max Power O
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders 4-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Leonard Williams, DT, USC View image | gettyimages.com I’m super excited when I see that Leonard Williams is still available at 4.  I anxiously waited to see who would go ahead of four.  While the need at defensive tackle isn’t huge, the Raiders could really benefit from an increase in production from their defensive line and from their pass rush.  I...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr ready to become the 'alpha male' on the offensive side of ball

Oakland Raiders second-year quarterback Derek Carr said his first season in the NFL was all about learning and navigating the pro ranks; however, in year two, he's ready to become the leader of the unit. "I'm fired up," Carr said, via the Associated Press. "I think that we've done a great job. Our whole locker room feels that way. Our whole locker room felt going into the offseason...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Raiders pick says mom tried to hit him up for $1 million after draft

Aaahhh the love of a mother… who apparently showed her true colors when the Oakland Raiders selected her boy, CB Phillip Buchanon, 17th overall in 2002 NFL Draft. According to Buchanon in his new book, New Money: Staying Rich, his mother asked for a cool one million after his big day: Soon after the draft, she told me that I owed her a million dollars for raising me for the past...
Via Low Brow Sports
2 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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Waking Up the Team is Hilarious

Ken Norton Jr. was an absolute beast of a player back in his day so it only stands to reason that he would be just as much of a beast when it comes to coaching. The only thing is that he doesn't hit people anymore for a living so he has to channel that intensity in another fashion. Thanks to this video from linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong it appears that he is putting his intensity...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Incentives in Michael Crabtree’s contract set the bar pretty high

The Oakland Raiders under Reggie McKenzie are becoming known for their unique contract structures. Unlike with other teams who try to defer payment of money, the Raiders take their bumps and bruises early with big guaranteed money in the first year so that they can cut their losses quickly in subsequent years if necessary. It’s proven to be a great way to keep the team in a good...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crabtree addition doesn't change Raiders draft plans on offense

The Oakland Raiders added a solid weapon to their offense in wide receiver Michael Crabtree; however, the move will not change the team draft plans. According Bill Williamson of ESPN, sitting at the No. 4 position, the Raiders will most likely use their pick on offense. Williamson writes: 'The addition of Crabtree very likely won't change the Raiders' approach with the fourth...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree Signs a One-Year Deal With the Oakland Raiders

OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 07: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers tangles with D.J. Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) The Raiders announced the deal late Monday night. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Crabtree’s contract is worth $3.2 million...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Strengthen Offense, Add Another Weapon For Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders added another much-needed weapon for quarterback Derek Carr, signing free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year, $3 million contract. The deal includes another $2 million in incentives, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday night. [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Photo Credit: 49ers.com Crabtree, 27, visited...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree signs one-year deal with Oakland

One of the best free agents left on the market is now off the market. It's official.. I'm a Raider — Michael Crabtree (@KingCrab15) April 14, 2015 Crabtree spent the last six seasons with San Francisco where he caught a total of 347 passes and 26 TDs with his best season being in 2012 when he caught 85 passes. Last season, he caught 68 balls on 108 targets. The deal is said...
Via This Given Sunday
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders sign WR Michael Crabtree

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree is off the market. The former San Francisco 49er will stay in the Bay Area and sign with the Oakland Raiders, the team announced Monday night. Ironically, Crabtree was the receiver the Raiders passed on in the 2009 draft, selecting Darrius Heyward-Bey instead. The 27 year-old Crabtree was the 49ers’ first...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders expected to sign Michael Crabtree as soon as tonight

The other week I wrote about how the Oakland Raiders should look at other options for a veteran wide receiver since it appeared that Michael Crabtree was not going to happen. Well, it appears I was wrong because according to Adam Caplan and Bill Williamson, the Raiders are expected to sign Crabtree as soon as tonight. From @caplannfl and myself, #Raiders expected to sign Michael...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree reportedly set to sign with Raiders

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 and 26 touchdowns...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Best Targets With Fourth Pick

With less than a month to go before the 2015 NFL draft the speculation and buzz will only pick up; especially the team with the highest draft picks.  The Oakland Raiders have gotten very familiar with this process of the offseason; with a decade gone by since their last winning season.  Last year, the Raiders put the foundation in place with a stellar draft from top to bottom....
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why A No-Huddle Offense Will Work in Oakland

For about a week now, the Oakland Raiders have been in the early stages of their offseason workout program preparing for the 2015 season.The team plans on implementing the no-huddle offense, which should help the Raiders find rhythm to move the football and score some much-needed touchdowns. Oakland's free-agent acquisitions point to a faster, more athletic offense than the Raiders...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why A No-Huddle Offense Will Fit The Oakland Raiders

For about a week now, the Oakland Raiders have been in the early stages of their offseason workout program preparing for the 2015 season.The team plans on implementing the no-huddle offense, which should help the Raiders find rhythm to move the football and score some much-needed touchdowns. Oakland's free-agent acquisitions point to a faster, more athletic offense than the Raiders...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: First-round mock 3.0

Let’s give the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft another go, shall we? Here’s my first-round mock 3.0. As always, be sure to offer your thoughts below. 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: QB Jameis Winston, Florida State We’re still hearing about Winston’s character issues, but Tampa’s need for a quarterback remains. He’s a risky guy in my eyes, but the Bucs will be keen to take...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst doubts Khalil Mack’s ability to impact games for the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders got lucky when Khalil Mack fell to them at number five in the 2014 NFL Draft. At the time, no one believed he would last that long and the Raiders jumped at the opportunity to get an impact defensive player. As a rookie though, Mack did the opposite of what everyone expected him to do. Coming out of college, Mack was expected to be a dominant force in the pass...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr Makes Fan's Day on the Beach

Derek Carr is giving Oakland Raiders fans something they have not had in sometime--hope. With the young gunslinger behind center the general perception is that if given the right tools the team may finally be able to climb out of the cellar. At the least Raider Nation can expect to have a much more entertaining team to watch.If that wasn't enough to like the guy what he was willing...
Via FatManWriting
8 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...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' Schedule Ranked Eighth-Hardest in 2015

The new-look Oakland Raiders won't have much room for error in the 2015 regular season, at least according to ESPN's recently released NFL strength of schedule index.The list ranks the Raiders' schedule at No. 8, playing opposing teams with a combined win percentage of .545 from 2014. Oakland's opponents include all AFC and NFC North teams, as well as the New York Jets and Tennessee...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft breakdown: AFC West edition

Continuing off of my last article, I look at what each team in the AFC West should be looking to fix as we head into the 2015 NFL draft by breaking down their needs and possible picks. Denver Broncos Needs- OL, TE, DL, LB, QB Possible first round pick- Cameron Erving (C), Maxx Williams (TE), Carl Davis (DT), Eli Harold (OLB), Preston Smith (DE), Jalen Collins (CB) Dream Pick- Cameron...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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