JACK DEL RIO NEWS

Oakland Raiders have reasons for optimism despite talk of Los Angeles

FOX Sports senior NFL writer Alex Marvez's training camp tour made its second stop in Napa Valley, Calif. Here are some of the things he learned and observed while visiting Raiders camp with SiriusXM NFL Radio co-host Gil Brandt. Read his Oakland report today and check back on the following dates for his next stops on the tour: Aug. 2: Chargers Aug. 4: Raiders Aug. 6: Cowboys Aug...
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Oakland Raiders have reasons for optimism despite talk of Los Angeles

FOX Sports senior NFL writer Alex Marvez's training camp tour made its second stop in Napa Valley, Calif. Here are some of the things he learned and observed while visiting Raiders camp with SiriusXM NFL Radio co-host Gil Brandt. Read his Oakland report today and check back on the following dates for his next stops on the tour: Aug. 2: Chargers Aug. 4: Raiders Aug. 6: Cowboys Aug...
Via Fox Sports West
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree Impresses Early in Camp

Michael Crabtree’s contract is small; its 1 yr(s) / $3,200,000 with only $1,300,000 guaranteed. That’s a small price for a receiver that was drafted in the top 10 who should physically be in his prime at the age of 27. The signing was originally met with some criticism by the fan base despite it being a low risk high reward signing, but Raider Nation seems to be quickly warming...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is ready to hear his players out

Jack Del Rio's first season in Silver and Black will feature a bit of give and take.The new Raiders head coach said he'll rely on an eight-player leadership council for feedback as the season rolls along."I expect the leaders on this team to step up and take that message forward in the locker room, carry the torch and hold each other accountable," Del Rio told ESPN. We're going...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders excited to break out the pads for first time

NAPA, Calif. (AP) After months of practicing in shorts and shells, the Oakland Raiders finally got the chance to put on the pads. The Raiders held their first padded practice under new coach Jack Del Rio on Sunday, a milestone that excites players ready to get back to the physical part of football after an entire offseason away from it. ''You get tired of playing patty-cake football...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio ready to start the process of turning Raiders into winners

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is excited that the flag football offseason is over and that when the team hits the field on Sunday for their first training camp practice, contact is what he'll be looking for early and often. "Now we can actually put the pads on tomorrow, so we’ll do that. I thought it was a pretty solid day’s work. So much to get done, but energy was...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio: Crabtree ‘stood out’ at first Raiders camp practice

After signing a “prove-it” deal with the Oakland Raiders this offseason, it appears Michael Crabtree is already staking his claim as a primary target for second-year quarterback Derek Carr. Head coach Jack Del Rio spoke in glowing terms about the former San Francisco 49ers receiver after the first day of training camp. “He stood out today, made some nice catches,” Del...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' new coaching staff is energizing the whole roster

Marquette King can't wait to get to work in the morning. It's the first time he's felt like this since joining the Raiders in 2012."During the offseason, I woke up every day like, 'Man, I can't wait to get around those coaches,'" the punter told the Contra Costa Times. "They bring so much more energy. Each coach is a different character and I love it."King speaks for the entire Raiders...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Amari Cooper The Next Tim Brown? The positive vibes around the Oakland Raiders and recent first-round pick wide receiver Amari Cooper continued Wednesday when Hall of Fame wide receiver ... Coach Jack Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a new version...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Oakland Raiders

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Oakland Raiders. Team outlook: Jack Del Rio will remain in the AFC West, but has shifted over to coach the Raiders. Rio’s specialty is defense, so he’s hired Bill Musgrave to handle the offense. Musgrave was the QBs coach in Philadelphia in 2014. His Eagles averaged 29.6...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Jack Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a new version of the Raiders and those errors were no longer acceptable. There have been plenty of slipups over the past dozen years as the Raiders have been unable to post a winning record or earn a playoff berth since going to the Super...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Shot at Division Title?

The Raiders have made huge improvements to their roster and culture this year, which has led to optimism within the Raiders organization. A potential playoff push has Raider Nation excited and via the Raiders team website, Jack Del Rio was quoted saying, “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not”. What will it take for the Raiders to make a push for the division...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Rio: I think the Raiders can win the AFC West in 2015

Jack Del Rio has some lofty goals for his first season in charge of the Silver and Black.“Goal No. 1 is to win our division,” the new Raiders head coach a group of business partners, sponsors, and suite holders. "And I don't see why not."His optimism isn't reserved for financial backers, though. Del Rio has maintained his team will be far more competitive this season than in...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Oakland Raiders Ready To Break Out In 2015 Together with tackle Donald Penn , the left side of the Oakland offensive line is ... The Raiders selected the former Cougar with the 12th overall pick in ... Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore placed on PUP list Oakland Raiders: July 27, 2015 - Oakland Raiders linebacker was placed on the [Active] Physically Unable to Perform...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The five most important Raiders coaches not named Jack Del Rio

Much of the attention paid to the Oakland Raiders in recent months (not counting stadium news) has been focused on the new additions to the team. That’s only natural considering the draft position and the fact that the team brought in a boat load of free agents. But if not for the flurry of activity for the Silver and Black this season, most of the attention would undoubtedly be...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio: No. 1 goal is to win the AFC West

The Oakland Raiders have not touched the postseason in 12 years. Since then, the franchise has only won 56 of 192 regular season games. Despite a dozen depressing seasons, new head coach Jack Del Rio has a lofty goal for 2015: “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not,” Del Rio said via the Raiders’ team website.” If you’re still following this...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

OL coach Mike Tice says coach Jack Del Rio 'focused on bringing a championship team back to his hometown'

Oakland Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice said that Jack Del Rio brings a certain energy to the team and has a winning attitude that is permeating through the club. "There’s some character being built in the building all the way across the board that Jack has created. There’s a winning attitude," Tice said, via the team website. "I like where we’re at right now,...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Top questions going into training camp

We are one week away from Oakland Raiders training camp in Napa, which means football season is getting closer and closer by the day. Coming off a 3-13 campaign last season, the Raiders are hoping that this training camp is the start of a return to relevancy. However, in order for that to happen, many questions need to be answered on and off the field. Will Jack Del Rio change the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio: I don’t see why Oakland Raiders won’t win AFC West

  Jack Del Rio is a confident man, a trait befitting of NFL head coaches, but is he blind? Del Rio recently said in a video posted on the Oakland Raiders website, “Goal No. 1 is to win our division, and I don’t see why not.” Well, for starters, the Raiders haven’t won the AFC West since 2002. They’ve hired and fired eight coaches since then, with Del Rio being the ninth...
Via BSN Denver
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is a third option emerging for Florida's starting QB job?

The first priority of Jim McElwain's first season in Gainesville is identifying the right quarterback for a Gator team that has been undone by the play of their quarterbacks in recent memory. While many assume the starting position has been narrowed down to sophomore Treon Harris and redshirt freshman Will Grier, a new name has emerged as a possible candidate. According to ESPN...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio envisions the Oakland Raiders as AFC West champions in 2015

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio always comes across as a no non-sense coach. It worked out for him in Jacksonville as a head coach. Even as a defensive coordinator with the Denver Broncos he found success early and often. The first year Raiders’ coach has a daunting task ahead of him. Resurrecting a franchise that hasn’t made the postseason since the 2002 season when...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Raiders Win the AFC West?

New Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told fans, sponsors and former players at a Meet-the-Coaches reception in Oakland Thursday that his team has one primary goal in mind: Winning a division title.“I don’t see why not,” said Del Rio.Raider Nation certainly loves the enthusiasm, but is such a statement warranted? Remember that the Silver and Black haven’t been to the playoffs...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr demolishes a tackling dummy, gets understandably hyped

Jack Del Rio better consider Derek Carr a two-way player from this moment on.The second-year quarterback could man the middle of Oakland's defense, judging by the way he hits. Just check out what he did to this poor tackling dummy at what appears to be a youth football camp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr6AZRSY13kThose kids better be impressed. Both the tackle and Carr's ensuing...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Five ways the Oakland Raiders can be a “worst to first” team

No professional sports league in America has as much parity as the National Football League. Before the 2014 season, for eleven straight years a team in the NFL went from worst to first in one season. A large part of the reason for the ability to make such big turn arounds happen is the salary cap. Another reason is the NFL draft where teams can sometimes find players in late rounds...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Amari Cooper the answer to the Oakland Raiders’ problems?

The last time the Oakland Raiders had a winning season was back when President George W. Bush was still in office in 2003. Ever since then, it has been a long road of misery for this organization, but this team looks to turn things around in the upcoming NFL season. Jack Del Rio The 2015 NFL season is only a few months away and this team can’t wait to get things started. The...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss
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