Raiders release Antonio Smith after one season

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders are releasing defensive lineman Antonio Smith, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Raiders released defensive lineman Antonio Smith today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 31, 2015   Smith was set to count for $4 million against the salary cap in 2015.  He had 20 tackles last season and started every game.  He...
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3 Positional Needs the Raiders Could Address in Round One

Wide Receiver  View image | gettyimages.com During this offseason, the Raiders set a priority on adding a top flight wide receiver for the young Derek Carr to throw to next season.  We saw this to be true as the team offered contracts to a multitude of wide receivers.  Unfortunately, they failed to add a top flight wide receiver during the offseason, and they’re stuck...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Positional Needs the Raiders Could Address in Round One

Wide Receiver  View image | gettyimages.com During this offseason, the Raiders set a priority on adding a top flight wide receiver for the young Derek Carr to throw to next season.  We saw this to be true as the team offered contracts to a multitude of wide receivers.  Unfortunately, they failed to add a top flight wide receiver during the offseason, and they’re stuck...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs coach praises Raiders, Derek Carr

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid expects the entire AFC West to be very competitive in 2015, even the Oakland Raiders, who went 3-13 last season. “Oakland, even though their record wasn’t as good as they wanted, they brought in some good, young players,” Reid said, per ESPN.com. “You can see this foundation starting to build there with the things...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson: ‘I know this playbook already’

Trent Richardson is looking forward to a fresh start in Oakland with the Raiders. “Not saying that I’ve got to start over, but right now, it’s just a fresh start for me,” said Richardson to Raiders.com. “It’s something that I can build off of. With my mindset and the chip that’s on my shoulder, it’s no looking back.” Richardson, the third-overall pick in the...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Trent Richardson turn things around with Raiders?

Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports Trent Richardson was acquired by the Indianapolis Colts in hopes that he would become the missing piece that the Colts had in their backfield. Ryan Grigson and Jim Irsay envisioned him becoming a franchise running back alongside of Andrew Luck, and making the Colts an all-around offense rather than having to rely on Luck’s arm all the time. It certainly...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Oakland Raiders Have the Worst Offense in the NFL?

In the midst of a crazy free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders sign DT Dan Williams, LB Curtis Lofton

The Oakland Raiders are trying to revamp their defense in free agency and have agreed to contracts with defensive tackle Dan Williams and linebacker Curtis Lofton on Wednesday, reports ESPN’s Michael C. Wright. Raiders signing Dan Williams and Curtis Lofton per source. Getting Williams pulled them out of Knighton sweepstakes. — Michael C. Wright (@mikecwright) March 11...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns, Raiders, Chiefs to make a run at Darrelle Revis

The New England Patriots are not picking up Darrelle Revis’ $20 million option for 2015 and will allow him to become a free agent at 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday. But the Patriots are still competing with the New York Jets and several other teams for Revis. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs are all set...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Top Priorities Ahead of Tuesday’s FA Opener

Give Derek Carr A Weapon View image | gettyimages.com We have already missed out on two of our top targets, as Maclin is headed to KC and Cobb resigned.  We don’t have a ton of talent at this position, and one sure way to stunt a young Quarterback’s growth is to continually not give him a quality receiver to go to.  We should try to move quickly to give Derek Carr...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders to sign C Rodney Hudson to 5-year deal

The Oakland Raiders have landed their center for the future. The team is expected to sign Kansas City Chiefs free agent Rodney Hudson to a five-year deal worth $44.5 million, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Raiders will lock up their center of the future on Tuesday when Rodney Hudson signs. Deal expected to be 5 years, $44.5M. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March...
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Raiders renew O.co Coliseum lease

The Oakland Raiders have signed a lease to continue playing at the O.co Coliseum for the 2015 season. According to a statement issued by the JPA, via NBCBayArea.com: “The lease for the Oakland Raiders was extended through the end of the 2015-2016 football season. The Raiders will pay $400,000 in December 2015 with an additional fee for use of the training facility in Alameda...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to offer Randall Cobb $11M per year

The Oakland Raiders have the second-most available cap space and are prepared to make Green Bay Packers free agent wide receiver Randall Cobb a huge offer. According to Bill Huber of Scout.com, the Raiders are considering offering the 24-year-old Cobb $11 million per year. With a $57.4 million cap space, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, who is a former Packers personnel...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams face third straight AFC West foe as they take on the Raiders

Oakland Raiders at St. Louis Rams Edward Jones Dome Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 | 12 p.m. CT This week, the Rams (4-7) face off against the Oakland Raiders (1-10). Last week the Raiders finally ended their losing streak, which had gone on for over a full calendar year, by defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20. St. Louis, meanwhile, played a tough game against the Chargers, but couldn’t...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

James Jones made Ron Parker look silly on game-winning TD catch (video)

The Oakland Raiders are off the schnide! The team put together a solid performance against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football and won its first game in just over a year, 24-20. And it was all about the 17-play, 80-yard drive, led by rookie QB David Carr, that helped carry the team to victory. Let’s take a look at the game-winning touchdown which capped off the...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

List of veterans the Raiders need to cut and what it will cost

Just over half way through the season and it’s already time to start talking about which guys signed by the Oakland Raiders last offseason have already earned a one way ticket out of town. As noted in an earlier piece, the Raiders offseason free agent plan in 2014 has turned out to be an absolute disaster. Of the 10 major free agent signings, only two have really panned out: James...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

James Jones’ One Handed Catch Set Up A Raiders Touchdown

James Jones' One Handed Catch Set Up A Raiders Touchdown
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Beer Mug Perspective: The James Jones Void

In each of the past three regular season games for the Green Bay Packers, Jordy Nelson has received more targets from Aaron Rodgers than he has ever had in a game. He had 16 targets and 9 receptions against the New York Jets, 14 targets and 9 receptions against the Seattle Seahawks, and 16 targets and 10 receptions against the Chicago Bears at the end of last season. Across those...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 3 Waiver Wire

Week 2 of the Fantasy Football season was ugly. There was an array of injuries to football studs which could have owners scrambling for viable replacements. That’s where the waiver wire may be their only hope. Here are the top five players that you should target when putting in claims this week: Photo: Fansided 5.) James Jones – Jones was a bit of a mystery in Oakland but...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders WR James Jones Fumbles Twice On Same Play In Blowout Loss (Video)

Life with the Oakland Raiders is not fun these days. The Raiders were on the wrong end of another blowout Sunday, as the Houston Texans went into Oakland and steamrolled the Raiders 30-14. With the loss, the Raiders are now 0-2, and the future doesn’t look much better as they’ll likely be two-touchdown underdogs next weekend against the New England Patriots. Wide receiver James...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Raiders James Jones Commits Double Fumble on Same Play

Watch: Raiders James Jones Commits Double Fumble on Same Play GIF- #Raiders' James Jones fumbles twice on the same play! http://t.co/3YgbsrgZ9q — FanSided GIF (@FanSidedGIF) September 14, 2014 Here’s to hoping you actually played Oakland Raiders’ wide receiver James Jones on your fantasy team today. Despite the bumbling double fumble, … The post Watch: Raiders James Jones...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders wide receiver James Jones fumbles twice...on same play (GIF)

Oakland Raiders wide receiver James Jones made Sunday's NFL blooper reel for fumbling twice on the same play during the final minutes of the second quarter against Houston.Jones had the ball knocked loose by a Texans defender after making a 26-yard catch, then scooped the ball up and made a break toward the end zone before having the ball stripped by another Texans defender. Houston...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

James Jones Fumbles, Picks Ball Up, Fumbles Again, Texans Recover

Oakland Raiders wide receiver James Jones tried to make up for his mistake but only ended up making things worse. Jones made a nice catch, then fumbled trying to break a tackle. Then he picked the ball up and it looked like he had a chance to score until he got hit and fumbled the […] The post James Jones Fumbles, Picks Ball Up, Fumbles Again, Texans Recover appeared first on Diehardsport.
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

James Jones fumbles twice ... on the same play

It's probably not quite the Butt Fumble (sorry Mark Sanchez, we'll never forget), but what Raiders James Jones did on Sunday. On a second-and-4 in the second quarter, Jones hauled in a pass from Derek Carr on the sideline. He was fortunate enough to cough up the ball and recover it. Great, right? Well... not really. Check out what happens on the rest of the play. Face-palm! Even...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

James Jones Fumbled Twice … On The Same Play

James Jones caught a pass, then he fumbled, then he scooped it up, then he ran for a little bit, then he fumbled again, and then the Texans recovered it. By the end of the season, that might be the Raiders’ ultimate highlight. [Ryan Dunsmore] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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