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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raiders haven't needed much from Janikowski

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) For years Sebastian Janikowski has been the saving grace whenever the Oakland Raiders' offense stalled. The veteran kicker repeatedly bailed the team out with his powerful leg, setting numerous franchise records along the way. He's about to establish another team record - though it's clearly one he'd rather do without. With two games left before the Raiders...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders punter Marquette King is just 20 punts away from the most in one season

When the Oakland Raiders decided to let Shane Lechler walk for the freak punter Marquette King, many were wondering how he would handle his own.  After the 2012 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders signed King to a three-year deal to compete with or eventually replace veteran Shane Lechler. In training camp, King took most of […] The post Raiders punter Marquette King is just 20 punts...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr shows his support and endorses Tony Sparano as next Raiders coach

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr showed his support of interim coach Tony Sparano on Wednesday when asked if he wanted the fiery personality to return next season. Sparano has beathed some life in a team that was winless before he took over the ship alomost midway through the season and guided them to upset victories against Kansas City and San Francisco. "Yeah, we...
Via 60 Max Power O
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

What prospects need to know about the NFL Draft Process (Part 1)

Everything you need to know about the NFL DRAFT PROCESS for Small Schoolers PART 1, MUST READ!! Well, the 2014 NFL season is coming to an end and now we are getting ready for the 2015 NFL Draft class.  It has gone really fast, which is normal.  Well I thought I would compile a list […] The post What prospects need to know about the NFL Draft Process (Part 1) appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fun With Oakland Raiders Linebacker Sio Moore

It is a shame that Oakland Raiders fans are going to have to wait till next season to see linebacker Sio Moore play again. The second year player out of Connecticut--yes, good football players have come out of Connecticut--was put on the IR earlier this week ended his season. He finished the season with 90 tackled in 11 games and looks like he could be primed for a breakout season...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh turned down Michigan money in 2011

Whether Jim Harbaugh is actually interested in the Michigan job or not, it would simply be bad business for him to come out and say he will not be the next head coach of the Wolverines. If nothing else, Harbaugh can use Michigan’s desperation as leverage. There have already been reports that Harbaugh wants to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy lines: Oakland Raiders with @LeviDamien from @silverandblackp

  Big game this week for the Bills. They haven’t won in Oakland since the 60s and I’m willing to bet this is probably the worst Oakland team they have played. To dish the 411 on Oakland, we have Levi Damien from Silver and Black Pride. Enjoy and tell a friend. 1) If you are the opposing teams, how would you attack the Raiders on offense and defense? On offense, the Bills could...
Via Buffalo Wins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray is the player with the most to prove on the Raiders

Every player needs to prove themselves in each game. But these last games against Buffalo and Denver will be incredibly important for one player over everyone else – running back Latavius Murray. A sixth-round pick in 2013, Murray had a breakout game against the Chiefs, rushing for 112 yards on 4 carries and 2 TDs. The most important part about that statistic is that the Raiders...
Via cover32 - Raiders
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles VP of Player Personnel Tom Gamble top of Raiders list for soon to be vacant general manager position

According to Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News, Eagles Vice President of Player Personnel Tom Gamble will be a top target for the Raiders' general managers jobs this offseason. There is also an indication the Raiders would also bring in San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh. The team is expected to clean house after the season and the front office will be the first place...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Michigan steal Harbaugh from Raiders?

The Oakland Raiders, seen as the logical choice for 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh once he's done in San Fran, could have some stiff competition for his services from the college ranks, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via a source. The Wolverines are willing to fork over $48 million on a six-year deal for Harbaugh, who is reportedly "considering" the offer. Per ESPN's Bill Williamson...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Take your pick: Colin Kaepernick or Derek Carr

Colin Kaepernick and Derek Carr are similar in many ways. Both are second-round picks, play in the Bay Area, are young quarterbacks and have pronounced strengths and weaknesses. Carr is a rookie with the Oakland Raiders and has started all season, unseating veteran Matt Schaub in the preseason. The former Fresno State star has provided Oakland fans with hope that he’s the franchise...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd McShay’s first Mock Draft has two quarterbacks going back-to-back

Today Todd McShay released his first 2015 NFL Mock Draft and he has two quarterbacks going back to back. The great news is Mariota and Jameis will face each other in a couple weeks, so Bucs and Titans fans stay tuned… Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter […] The post Todd McShay’s first Mock Draft has two quarterbacks going back-to-back appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr’s 1-32 quarterback ranking could be disputed

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Raiders
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Bounce back against the Oakland Raiders.

A game that started off slow finished in spectacular fashion. Big plays on offense and special teams powered the Chiefs to their eighth win of the season. De’Anthony Thomas was the first to score in the game on an 81-yard punt return for a touchdown, and Knile Davis was the last Chiefs’ player to score a touchdown on a 70-yard catch-and-run. The Chiefs’ offense looked quite...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders place LB Sio Moore on IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have placed linebacker Sio Moore on season-ending injured reserve with a hip injury. Oakland signed cornerback Chance Casey off the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers to take Moore's place on the active roster Tuesday. Moore started 11 games in his second season. He had 79 solo tackles, three sacks, two passes defensed and one forced...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Place LB Sio Moore On I.R. & Sign CB Chance Casey

The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that they have placed LB Sio Moore on season-ending injured reserve and signed CB Chance Casey off of the 49ers’ practice squad. Moore, 24, still has two years remaining on his four-year, $3.054 million rookie contract, which includes base salaries of $643,000 and $719,170 over the next two seasons. Moore’s second year in the NFL ends with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking less and less likely the Raiders will move to Los Angeles in 2015

Here goes my usual disclaimer. Everything related to the stadium issue that we are hearing is pure speculation. Until we hear something from Mark Davis, the Oakland Raiders or the NFL, we should take everything with a grain of salt. Until then, the stadium situation is in constant smoke screen mode. There are numerous different parties with interest in how this situation plays out...
Via cover32 - Raiders
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden signs extension to remain ESPN MNF analyst

            Former NFL coach Jon Gruden will continue to be an ESPN Monday Night Football analyst for years to come.   Gruden has agreed to continue his work at ESPN through 2021. Jon Gruden has signed new contract extension to remain with ESPN thru 2021 @miketirico just announced at MNF half — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders owner Mark Davis prepared to make ‘sweeping changes’

AP Image The Oakland Raiders have long been the laughing stock of the NFL.  Now it seems that owner Mark Davis is tired of that and is ready to make some seeping changes over the following months to bring the glory days back to the black half of the Bay Area. Raiders owner Mark Davis is getting ready to make bold moves and spend big money to help restore Oakland to the winning...
Via Down and Distance
5 days ago  |  Discuss

De’Anthony Thomas Casually Runs By The Raiders For The 81 Yard Punt Return TD

De’Anthony Thomas is really, really freaking fast. The Oakland Raiders would learn this the hard way. With a couple of minutes left in the first quarter, the Raiders were forced to punt from their own 24. Marquette King got off a fantastic punt but it wouldn’t matter. Thomas would blow by the few Raiders that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Battle of the Bay Win Shifts NFL Power

Battle of the Bay reassessedNumbers can be made to look like anything and there’s no bigger indicator of this than the (2-11) Raiders 24-13 beating of the (7-6) 49ers in Santa Clara last week. The tape doesn't lie.The 49ers looked and played incredibly anemic mostly due to the fact that the Raiders dominated in every facet of the game. The win was so convincing that their 52-0...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders had to study game tape to learn celebrating techniques

The Oakland Raiders defense has quietly started to gel over the past month. However, the unit was so out of sync at the start of the season due to so many new players that defensive coordinator Jason Tarver actually had to resort to game film to show his team how to properly celebrate good plays Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Woodson wants Jim Harbaugh to coach Michigan over Raiders

Charles Woodson is only signed through the end of the season with the Oakland Raiders, but the 38-year-old has looked like a player who has at least another good year in him. Might Woodson re-sign with the Raiders and play under Jim Harbaugh in 2015? He hopes not. During an appearance on the Rich Eisen...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Man shot as result of 49ers-Raiders dispute

Games between the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers have oftentimes brought out the worse in fans. There were very few incidents reported inside the stadium during Sunday’s game between the two rivals in Oakland, but the same could not be said of the surrounding area. According to Sharon Noguchi of the San Jose Mercury...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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