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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL Notes: Bills, Packers, & Raiders

Bills Bills HC Rex Ryan explained during an interview with the Buffalo News that he’s open to doing whatever they can to improve their roster, even drafting a quarterback. “Like anybody, we’re trying to add to our football team,” Ryan said. “If somebody can help us make us better, you don’t shut yourself off to any position. That’s something that you’ve got to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Raider Fan's Loyalty Is Tested by News of Ex-Quarterback's Brain Disease In this Dec. 27, 1976, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler stands on the sidelines during the second half of AFC championship game against ... Raiders owner Mark Davis: Las Vegas is "absolutely an NFL city" SAN FRANCISCO -- Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis said Las Vegas is “absolutely...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders a potential landing spot for Wilkerson?

As free agency gets closer and closer rumors will begin to flood in about who teams are interested in signing. The first noise about the Oakland Raiders seems to be that they are extremely interested in making a move for New York Jets defensive end, Muhammad Wilkerson. Wilkerson was making a bit of noise earlier this season as he was upset that him and the New York Jets were unable...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders and Texans to play MNF game in Mexico City in 2016

What was yesterday a pretty strong rumor has now become official. The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans will travel south of the border to play a regular-season Monday night game in Mexico. The Raiders announced the Mexico City game on Friday. The Raiders and Texans will play in Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, on Monday, Nov. 21 (which...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goodell wants to keep Raiders, Chargers in home markets

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell covered a whole host of issues at his annual press conference focusing on the state of the league. Among the most interesting topics covered was the future of the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in their current home markets. Simply put, Goodell stated that the league will work to keep these two teams in their current cities: On San Diego...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Have Not Contacted LT Donald Penn Regarding Extension

Raiders LT Donald Penn said the Raiders have yet to contact him to discuss a possible contract extension with the team, per Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area. Bair writes that though Penn expressed his interest in returning to Oakland, he and his agent have begun looking at other teams. While Penn admits that he is disappointed that the Raiders have not reached out to him, he has admitted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Union: Raiders, Jaguars far under spending minimum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars are the only two NFL teams below the 89 percent cash spending required by next year, and they are significantly under the minimum, the players' union said Thursday. NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith singled out the Oakland Raiders as being $41 million below the spending floor they must reach...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree refuses to talk about Kaepernick, talks about Derek Carr

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders signed Michael Crabtree as a free agent this past season and...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to host Texans as NFL heads back to Mexico City

Amid multiple reports the Oakland Raiders are finding a new home next season, it seems they’ll be playing at least one regular season game away from O.co Coliseum. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Raiders will play one game in Mexico City in 2016. The club will play a home game in Mexico’s capital versus the Houston Texans. The move makes sense, as Oakland’s...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To re-sign or not to re-sign Donald Penn

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders have a lot of big time decisions that need to be made this offseason...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders LB Khalil Mack Throwing Down The Power Dunk

Raiders fans are certainly happy to have Khalil Mack on the roster. The young linebacker has quickly become one of the best linebackers in the league after just a couple seasons. His physical presence is enough to make the average running back nervous and offensive lineman wish they were skinny.He is clearly a tremendous athlete that is capable of doing quite a bit on the gridiron...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell not necessarily opposed to NFL team in Las Vegas

Roger Goodell has opened the door on an NFL franchise in Las Vegas. In an appearance on Wednesday’s Rich Eisen Show, Goodell was asked about the prospects of a team in Las Vegas, and he made it sound like he wouldn’t personally stand in the way if owners voted through a hypothetical proposal. “Ultimately, it’s the ownership’s decision,” Goodell told Eisen, via John...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Davis’ ghost still haunting NFL owners

The ghost of Al Davis still lingers over the NFL landscape, and in no small way. When Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke emerged victorious in the bid for Los Angeles, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said everyone was a winner in the deal. When asked about the fans in St. Louis, he quipped “Well, someone had to lose.” But the fans in St. Louis weren’t alone in their...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Stabler latest deceased former NFL player with CTE

Late former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler was the latest pro football player who was found to have Stage 3 CTE during a postmortem examination of his brain. Sadly, the news of a former player being posthumously diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease has become a norm. Stabler, who was 69 when he died last summer of colon cancer, was the NFL’s MVP in 1974 and...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders still seeking info on Mario Edwards' injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Oakland Raiders are still seeking answers about the significant neck injury that sidelined rookie defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. in the final month of the season. Edwards got hurt Dec. 20 against Green Bay and missed the final two games of the season. The Raiders have not divulged any specifics about the injury other than calling it ''significant.'...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best defensive performances in Super Bowl history

In a league where “defense wins championships,” it’s amazing how seldom defensive players are truly recognized on the grandest stage of American sports: the Super Bowl. Typically speaking, a player on the offensive side of the football makes all the headlines and takes home the MVP award, but every few years it’s a defensive player who stands out most in the Super Bowl....
Via Yardbarker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders look for short-term lease before long-term home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) With the Oakland Raiders' hopes of moving to Los Angeles on hold right now, Mayor Libby Schaaf said the team's primary focus is on securing a lease to remain at the Coliseum for the 2016 season. The NFL voted last month to allow the Rams to move to Inglewood with an option for the Chargers to join them. The Chargers plan to spend the next year trying to secure...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Tuck announces he is retiring from NFL

Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Justin Tuck announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday. The 32-year-old, who won two Super Bowls as a member of the New York Giants, made the announcement via Facebook. After months of praying and careful consideration, I have decided to retire from the game of football. I've had 11 great... Posted by Justin Tuck on Monday, February...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Oakland Raiders head coach since the Super Bowl XVIII win

Can you name every head coach of the Raiders since the Super Bowl XVIII win in the 1983-1984 season?
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To re-sign or not to re-sign Matt McGloin

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit That’s right Oakland Raiders fans. preseason Jesus, a.k.a. Matt McGloin will be...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray Forgets How To Run And The Defense Forgets How To Tackle At The Pro Bowl

During the Pro Bowl Jerry Rice commented during a sideline interview how he wished there would be a little more contact in the game. Back in his day they actually did have some, but nowadays the hardest hit in the game is laid by a fan in the stands on another fan. To be fair there are some guys that try to play a decent game--but there are not many of them.Oakland Raiders running...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Brand makes Charles Woodson gold cleats for final Pro Bowl

Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson has had a long and storied career in the NFL and it is coming to an end as he plays in his final Pro Bowl today. It looks like Jordan Brand wants to honor Woodson one final time. The company made Woodson som pretty awesome custom gold cleats for the game, which could also symbolize the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl next Sunday as well...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Possibility of Raiders in Las Vegas is ‘very real’

The Oakland Raiders are shopping for a new home, and Las Vegas is stepping up with a bid that is said to be very serious. The owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino group, Sheldon Adelson, wants to build a billion dollar domed 65,000-seat stadium on the UNLV campus that would be shared by an NFL team. He is scheduled to meet with Raiders owner Mark Davis on Friday to make his pitch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Las Vegas mentioned as possible landing spot for Raiders

We are going to be hearing some ridiculous things regarding the Oakland Raiders’ potential next home should they not remain in their home market. But this one absolutely takes the cake: BREAKING: UNLV plans to partner w/Adelson on stadium, bringing Raiders officials to town Friday to look at site:https://t.co/2dkVbQWSw8 — Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) January 28, 2016 ...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' past image playing a role in NFL's relocation decision

There has been quite a bit of build up in the Bay Area to these next two weeks--to the Oakland Raiders officially filing to relocate to Los Angeles, and for a final decision on the matter to be made at the lague meetings in New York.However during the days since the Raiders--along with the San Diego Chargers and St. Louis Rams-- reportedly filed, the situation appears just as murky...
Via Yardbarker
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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