Oakland considers suing NFL, Raiders over relocation

It will be fitting if the final year or two of the Raiders’ existence in Oakland occurs under the murky cloud of the thing that late owner Al Davis loved so much: Litigation. As explained by the San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland and Alameda County officials are considering filing an antitrust lawsuit against the league and [more]
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Report: Some owners still want to take action against Jerry Jones

Even if Jerry Jones doesn’t succeed in blocking commissioner Roger Goodell’s proposed extension, he may face some repercussions from other NFL owners.A source told Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk that some owners want to aggressively punish Jones no matter what happens with Goodell’s extension. These owners don’t want to see Jones become another Al Davis — someone who can repeatedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Sebastian Janikowski not interested in taking pay cut, could get cut

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has reportedly been asked to take a pay cut, but the veteran has said no thank you, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.“Oakland has asked Janikowski, 39, to rework his contract, which calls for him to make $4 million this season, per a source familiar with the situation. Janikowski so far has declined. The issue could be resolved as soon as Tuesday...
Via Sportsnaut
September 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski plans to keep kicking for Raiders 'until they kick me out'

At the age of 39, Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski is among the oldest players in the NFL. But retirement is the furthest thing from his mind.In fact, he’s already looking ahead to 2020 when the Raiders are set to move to Las Vegas. He wants to be a part of that transition and said Wednesday that he plans to kick in the NFL “until they kick me out,” per Scott Bair of NBC...
Via Sportsnaut
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Is Oakland’s Mount Davis Killing Fly Balls?

My favorite part of my job is when players ask me questions. It’s difficult enough to come up with questions on a daily basis, so it’s great to get a free piece — and it’s even better when the question came from someone who plays the game every day. Once you make it to the Show, it’s all about staying in the Show, and that means making the most of your athletic talents. Strategy...
Via Fangraphs
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Stabler was the Oakland Raiders Autumn Wind

"The Autumn Wind is a Stabler,” is how the Oakland Raiders theme song should begin. We always talk about ‘glory years’ with a sense of nostalgia, a sense of better times, a sense of purity. The glory years for the Raiders, however, are always about how they created a culture appreciated by past and present generations alike. There is nothing nostalgic about the idea of The Autumn...
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August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL owners reportedly concerned with Raiders-gang connections in LA

The Oakland Raiders are the odd team out for now in the race to move to Los Angeles, and it sounds like that is something pleasing to the NFL owners. Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. have a feature in ESPN the Magazine that takes an in-depth look at the process that led to the Rams being approved by the league to move back to LA. The piece goes into detail discussing the struggle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders refusing NFL orders to paint 50-yard line numbers in gold

Is there a more lovable outlaw organization in sports than the Raiders? Probably not. The team that is notorious for not cooperating with the NFL is once again in the crosshairs of the league, this time for reportedly refusing to follow league directions to paint the 50-yard line numbers at Coliseum in gold for its home games. The league directed teams to have the 50-yard...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL legend Ken Stabler has passed away at 69

By Vincent Frank Despite a premature report earlier in the day that led to confusion surrounding the status of former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler, his family has confirmed that the all-time great passed away on Thursday at the age of 69. Here’s part of the statement confirming Stabler’s death: “He was a kind, generous and unselfish man, never turning down an autograph request...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Davis Will be Directly Involved in Raiders Coaching Search

The Oakland Raiders next major decision as a franchise will be who to hire as the organization’s next head coach. And it appears that enigmatic Raiders owner Mark Davis will directly involve himself in the process. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News summed up his brief conversation with Davis in a recent report.  Davis is making it clear that he’s going to be involved in the...
Via Sportsnaut
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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