Weekend web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders defensive line ranked as worst ► Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers picks up nine yards and then 11 yards against the Oakland Raiders on a drive early in the third quarter ... Biggest Oakland Raiders cap hits: No. 4 Curtis Lofton ► On Monday, we wrapped up a countdown of the best bargains for the Raiders in 2015, looking at players who...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

It is a make-or-break year for these two New England Patriots

Every year, massive turnover turns professional football players into premature retirees. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier wide receivers Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this year in the AFC East It’s time to put up or shut up a lot of players in the NFL, and the same is true for the New England Patriots. Here are two Patriots who are in a make or...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Could new Raiders WR Kris Durham win a roster spot?

The Oakland Raiders made another transaction on Thursday, adding wide receiver Kris Durham and linebacker Chase Williamsc to the squad while finalizing the waiving of Miles Burris and also waiving Scott Simonson and Jacoby Hale. Williams is the son of Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams who became a household name as a result of bounty gate. He is most likely just a camp body...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

An in-depth look through the Carolina Panthers’ depth chart

Pro Football Focus, the site that grades each player based on comprehensive film study, has spent the early stages of June releasing updated depth charts for each NFL team with grades next to each player. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier wide receivers Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this year in the AFC East If this depth chart is any indication, the...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders continue tweaking roster ahead of mandatory minicamp

The Oakland Raiders continued adding and subtracting on Thursday, parting ways with three players and adding one. The team released tight end Scott Simonson and linebackers Jacoby Hale and Miles Burris, per ESPN's Adam Caplan, making way for the signing of former Titans receiver Kris Durham. Oakland will hold mandatory minicamp June 9-11. #Raiders waived TE Scott Simonson...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders sign WR Kris Durham, LB Chase Williams

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent receiver Kris Durham and undrafted free agent linebacker Chase Williams. The Raiders also announced Thursday that they waived tight end Scott Simonson and waived linebacker Jacoby Hale with an injury designation. Oakland also placed receiver Andre Debose on the reserve-injured list and waived linebacker Miles Burris...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Thursday 6/4

Broncos Broncos signed third-round TE Jeff Heuerman to a four-year contract. (NFLTR) Browns Browns waived LB Keith Pough from injured reserve with an injury settlement. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers waived TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi from injured reserve with an injury settlement. (NFLTR) Patriots Patriots signed fifth-round pick LS Joe Cardona to a four-year contract. Raiders Raiders...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders closing in on WR Kris Durham

The Oakland Raiders are expected to sign former Titans receiver Kris Durham, per ESPN's Adam Caplan. The 27-year-old was drafted in the 4th-round of 2011 NFL Draft (107th overall) by the Seahawks and last played for Tennessee in 2014, totaling six catches for 54 yards. #Raiders are expected to sign WR Kris Durham, per league source. Was with #Titans last season. — Adam...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Durham lands a workout with the New Orleans Saints

Kris Durham is still on the free agency market, but that may change sooner than later. According to Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, Durham got a workout with both the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys recently. The news was originally reported by Durham himself, when he was a guest on Sirius XM NFL Radio with Alex Marvez and Zig Fracassi. As pointed out by Alper, Durham...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Work out Wide Receiver Kris Durham

The Saints worked out Wide Receiver Kris Durham recently. The Georgia product was drafted by the Seahawks in 2011 in the 4th round. He’s also played for the Lions and the Titans. He’s an interesting physical specimen at 6’6” and 216 lbs, running a 4.46 40.
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Titans Targeted Their Receivers in 2014

After last week’s look at running back usage, I thought I should look at how the Titans used their other non-quarterback offensive “skill position” players. Since outside of Kendall Wright they did not get any carries, I will begin with a chart. Player Targets Overall Target % Active Target % Kris Durham112.1%5.6% Derek Hagan366.7%6.7% Justin Hunter7013.1%17.7% Nate Washington7814...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Injuries now piling up for Titans' wide receivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans already have lost one starting wide receiver this week because of a lacerated spleen. Now another starter has a sore right hand that kept him out of practice Thursday. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Kendall Wright hurt his hand on a route Wednesday, so they gave him the day off to rest his hand. Wright wore a splint on his hand during the open...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans' Wreh-Wilson out with back injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tennessee Titans cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson is inactive with a back injury for Sunday's game against Philadelphia. The Titans also list wide receiver Kris Durham, defensive back Marqueston Huff, tackle Will Svitek, tight end Richard Gordon and defensive end Ropati Pitoitua as inactive. The Eagles started Andrew Gardner at right guard in place of Matt Tobin. Tobin...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Inactives for Monday’s Steelers and Titans game

The following players are inactice for Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. Titans: TE Delanie Walker,QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Kris Durham, RB Antonio Andrews, CB Brandon Harris, T Will Svitek, and DL DaQuan Jones. Steelers: S Troy Polamalu, LB Ryan Shazier, CB Ike Taylor, DL Steve McLendon, and S Shamarko Thomas inactive for Monday night’s Week...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Texans inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, and here they are: HOUSTON TEXANS: OT Jeff Adams, DB Josh Aubrey, ILB Brian Cushing, CB Darryl Morris, WR DeVier Posey, QB Tom Savage, LB Jeff Tarpinian TENNESSEE TITANS: RB Antonio Andrews, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, CB Coty Sensabaugh, OT Will Svitek, TE Taylor Thompson...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Browns inactives, gameday thoughts

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Browns, and here they are. CLEVELAND BROWNS: DB Pierre Desir, DL John Hughes, DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, DB Robert Nelson, TE Gerell Robinson, WR Rodney Smith, RB Glenn Winston TENNESSEE TITANS: ILB James Anderson, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, QB Zach Mettenberger, OT Byron Stingily...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Cowboys inactives, preview notes

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Dallas Cowboys, and here they are: DALLAS COWBOYS: NT Ken Bishop, LB Justin Durant, DE Lavar Edwards, OT Donald Hawkins, DE Anthony Spencer, QB Dustin Vaughan, OT Darrion Weems TENNESSEE TITANS: ILB Zach Brown, WR Kris Durham, WR T.J. Graham, CB Brando Harris, DL DaQuan Jones, QB Zach Mettenberger...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Chiefs inactives, preview notes

The Tennessee Titans kick off the 2014 regular season today at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City against the Chief. Here are the inactives for today’s contest: TENNESSEE TITANS: OLB Akeem Ayers, WR Kris Durham, WR T.J. Graham, DL DaQuan Jones, DL Mike Martin, QB Zach Mettenberger OT Byron Stingily KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: FS Kurt Coleman, CB Marcus Cooper, OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Webster and Whisenhunt Spare No Titans

Saturday passed, and the final roster cuts were in the books. The Tennessee Titans went into Sunday with a few questions but with what seemed like a decent roster. Some Titans were expected to be replaced on Sunday as players passed through waivers, but no one expected as much change as occurred.The Titans began their fine-tuning by adding receiver T.J. Graham, which seemed like...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans claim Durham, Graham, Harris off waivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have claimed wide receivers Kris Durham and T.J. Graham and cornerback Brandon Harris off waivers. The Titans waived wide receiver Michael Preston, center Steve Vallos and defensive back Khalid Wooten. Durham caught 38 passes for 490 yards and two touchdowns with the Detroit Lions last season. Graham had 23 catches for 361 yards and two...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Durham, Leshoure among Lions cuts

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Wide receiver Kris Durham and running back Mikel Leshoure were among 22 cuts by the Detroit Lions on Saturday as they trimmed their roster to the 53-man limit. Detroit also released guards Rodney Austin and Garrett Reynolds; tackle Michael Williams, linebackers Shamari Benton, Brandon Hepburn and Julian Stanford; wide receivers Patrick Edwards and Andrew Peacock...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Durham, Leshoure among Lions' final cuts

Receiver Kris Durham and running back Mikel Leshoure were among the final cuts made Saturday by the Detroit Lions to reach the 53-man limit for the regular-season roster. Durham, a college teammate of quarterback Matthew Stafford and one of Stafford's best friends, caught 38 passes last season, third-most among Lions' receivers. Leshoure was a second-round pick three years ago, leaving...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Notes: Durham in thick of Lions' receiver competition

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Injuries and lack of quality depth left Kris Durham as the Detroit Lions' No. 2 receiver at times last season. Now he's in a competition simply for a job. With Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate and Jeremy Ross (return specialist) locked into three slots, the Lions probably have three other openings for receivers on their 53-man roster. Although undrafted rookie Andrew...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions add a former first round pick to the wide receiver competition

The Detroit Lions claimed former Kansas City Chiefs first round pick Jon Baldwin off waivers yesterday. It makes yet one more wide receiver in camp competing for a position with the team. There’s no risk in bringing Baldwin in camp but it is notable for two reasons. The first reason is that it shows the Lions determination to build depth and quality at a position they so badly...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Will Retain WRs Kris Durham & Jeremy Ross

Lions GM Martin Mayhew was fairly candidate with their offseason intentions on Friday as he discussed their plans for a number free agents. According to Mayhew, they will bring back exclusive rights free agents WRs Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham next year, per Michael Rothstein. Ross, 25, was waived by Green Bay during the season and was later signed to the Lions practice squad. He...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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