Raiders Rumors & News

  • Woodley declares Raiders to be a playoff team

    Pro Football Talk "It’s still 0-0 time in the NFL, with every fan of every team able to conjure hope for the coming season, plausible or otherwise. Raiders fans, already buoyed by an aggressive pursuit of veteran free agents, got more reason for hope on Tuesday from one of the new arrivals. “I can definitely see..." April 22

  • Raiders trade Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks

    USA Today "The Oakland Raiders found a trade partner for quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday, shipping him to the Seattle Seahawks, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams hadn't announced the deal. Terms weren't immediately..." April 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Wondering about Terrelle Pryor & his expected release if #Raiders can’t deal him? Conditioning actually starts Tues. Move might happen then

  • Rolando McClain on his NFL comeback: 'I'm done' "Less than a week after the retired Rolando McClain decided to make a comeback attempt and a few days after the Ravens reinstated him from the reserve/retired list, it sounds like McClain has had another change of heart. McClain originally retired in May of 2013, so he could, in his words, put..." April 21

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    From the #asexpected #nosurprise file: Source tells @FOXSports1 that @RAIDERS will cut QB @TerrellePryor on Monday if unable to swing trade

  • Kaelin Burnett signs Raiders contract tender

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders linebacker Kaelin Burnett signed the team's one-year contract tender on Thursday afternoon. Burnett was an exclusive rights free agent, a designation for free agents with less than three years of NFL service, and had no negotiating power. Burnett had to sign the tender or sit out the..." April 18

  • Jones-Drew wants to finish his career with Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "Maurice Jones-Drew has played eight NFL seasons and has three more on a contract he recently signed with the Raiders. The veteran running back wouldn’t completely rule out playing beyond that, but the Oakland native said he doesn’t plan on changing uniforms again. The longtime Jacksonville..." April 17

  • Raiders hoping to trade QB Terrelle Pryor by April 22 "After the Raiders traded for Matt Schaub back in March, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor figured his days in Oakland were done, so he asked the team to trade him. Apparently, the Raiders are trying to do just that and they're trying to do it right now. According to ProFootballTalk, the..." April 16

  • Oakland Raiders have QB prospect Blake Bortles in for visit

    Contra Costa Times "The Raiders' interest in quarterback prospects for this year's NFL draft conitinues, as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida's Blake Bortles on Monday. Bortles is regarded by many as the top quarterback in next month's draft. The Raiders have the No. 5 pick, which means Bortles might..." April 15

  • McGloin excited to learn from veteran QB Schaub

    CSN Bay Area "The Raiders navigated last season with greenhorns at the helm. Terrelle Pryor and Matt McGloin made their first professional starts in 2013, and made the mistakes of youth along the way. The Raiders added experience by acquiring veteran Matt Schaub, his 90 starts and two Pro Bowl appearances in..." April 13

  • Schaub 'a realist,' won't be upset if Raiders draft a QB

    CSN Bay Area "Matt Schaub understands the Raiders’ quarterback plan for the present and future. The recently acquired veteran knows he’ll start in 2014 at least, and that the team is looking for a younger long-term solution. Schaub seems fine with all of that. The 32-year old former Houston Texan said so..." April 11

  • Cardinals were “shocked” Raiders didn’t franchise Jared Veldheer

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals signed left tackle Jared Veldheer to a five-year, $35 million contract at the start of free agency, but that wasn’t what they expected to do at the start of the offseason. Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin told Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic that the Cardinals..." April 10

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16 "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Raiders sign backup punter from Stanford

    Contra Costa Times "The Raiders signed punter Daniel Zychlinski on Friday in a move designed to give incumbent Marquette King a break during offseason workouts and the Raiders insurance in case King gets injured. King replaced Shane Lechler last season and showed that he has the ability to be a fixture for years..." April 05

  • Raiders’ Matt Schaub continues to give back to Houston

    Houston Chronicle "Everyone from Texans vice chairman Cal McNair to backup quarterback T.J. Yates and center Chris Myers said it: Matt Schaub didn’t have to be in Houston on Friday night. But Schaub and his wife, Laurie, chose to be. And the duo continued to give back to the community via their GR8 Hope..." April 05

  • Raiders re-sign backup running back Jeremy Stewart

    Oakland Tribune "Running back Jeremy Stewart on Wednesday signed a one-year contract with the Raiders that keeps him in a silver and black uniform for a third straight season. Stewart appeared in 17 games for the Raiders during his first two seasons in Oakland. He played mostly special teams, though he also..." April 03

  • MJD on joining Raiders: They’re giving me a chance to compete

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Maurice Jones-Drew isn’t going to be making nearly as much money as a Raider as he was when he was with the Jaguars, but he will get a chance to do something that other teams weren’t offering him this offseason. He’ll get a chance to compete for playing time, something he told Adam..." April 03

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    Scott Bair @BairCSN

    Raiders announced that they have released Mike Brisiel.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets announced they’ve signed WR Jacoby Ford

  • 22d
    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    #Raiders signed CB Carlos Rogers

  • Matt Schaub would love DeSean Jackson on Raiders "Matt Schaub knows that he's essentially in a one-year tryout for the Oakland Raiders. So he understandably wants all the help he can get. "I'd love to see (DeSean Jackson) out there," Schaub said Monday on Sirius XM NFL Radio. "He's a phenomenal talent, a great player. The times I've been..." March 31

  • MJD’s compensation gets cut in half

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Maurice Jones-Drew wasn’t happy with a Jaguars contract that paid him $4.45 million in 2012 and $4.95 million in 2013. He can’t be thrilled, then, about his how first foray into free agency finished. Per a source with knowledge of the contract details, Jones-Drew’s three-year..." March 31

  • Raiders are doing ‘background work’ on DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson let the Oakland Raiders know he was interested in the team before he was released. The Raiders are reportedly doing their background work on Jackson before working on a deal to bring Jackson back to California and gauging the risk..." March 30

  • Charles Woodson says Oakland Raiders should sign DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "As an incoming player, you not only want to be liked by the front office, but you also want veterans approval – so I’m sure it’s rather welcoming for recently released wide receiver DeSean Jackson to get approval from Charles Woodson. The longtime member of the Oakland Raiders secondary (with a..." March 29

  • Raiders have high hopes in 2014 after reconstruction job

    Contra Costa Times "Charles Woodson, on a local radio show, said he fully expects the Raiders to be a playoff team next season. And no Bay Area earthquake erupted from the uproar of laughter. Progress. After a rocky start, Raiders management has impressively executed a smart approach to rebuilding this..." March 29

  • Warren G wants Raiders to sign DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is free to sign with any team that he wants. The Oakland Raiders came into the offseason with a ton of cap space and have been spending freely. One notable fan, Warren G, wants the Raiders to sign Jackson and feels the receiver is the..." March 29

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    Paul Gutierrez @PGutierrezESPN

    Former Packers backup MT @RAIDERS The Oakland #Raiders have signed DE C.J. Wilson.

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    DT Pat Sims, who visited the #Titans earlier this month, has re-signed with the #Raiders, according to his agent

  • Jones-Drew agrees to contract with Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "Maurice Jones-Drew has agreed to terms on a contract with the Raiders, two league sources confirmed to CSN Bay Area late Thursday night. Exact terms of the contract remain undisclosed. The veteran running back is scheduled to undergo a physical on Friday morning. If he passes as expected and..." March 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    RB Maurice Jones-Drew scheduled to fly to Oakland tonight to visit Raiders Fri. One source said there's "a good chance" Oakland signs MJD.

  • Raiders GM confident QB Matt Schaub will rebound

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was talking on the phone about how he thought new quarterback Matt Schaub would shake off a disastrous 2013 season. "A veteran can chalk it up as a bad year, and shake it off. He's ready to bounce back," said McKenzie, who was leaving the NFL owners..." March 27

  • Raiders fullback Jamize Olawale signs his one-year contract

    Oakland Tribune "Fullback Jamize Olawale on Tuesday signed the one-year contract tendered him by the Raiders in advance of free agency. Olawale is the second of Oakland's six exclusive-rights free agents to sign the one-year tender offered them earlier this month. The four others have yet to sign, though all..." March 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bears didn’t represent the biggest $ offer for Jared Allen: #Raiders did. They were willing to pay him $9M. He believed Bears were best fit

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • New defensive end Tuck helps lure more talent to Raiders

    San Francisco Chronicle "Justin Tuck does his homework. The former New York Giants defensive end has studied offensive linemen and quarterbacks for years. The free agent did his research on Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, coach Dennis Allen and defensive coordinator Jason Tarver before he came out to Oakland..." March 26

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    On trading for Schaub, signing vets: “We’re not looking for stop gaps,” McKenzie said. “The young guys can see we’re serious about winning."

  • NFL may expand to four London games in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Raiders are intrigued by DeSean Jackson, but sources say they are not inclined to give up a '14 pick. Interested in him, if he’s free.

  • Terrelle Pryor Has Requested A Trade Out Of Oakland

    NFL Trade Rumors "Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor has asked to be traded, not released. Marvez adds that this request was made after the Raiders acquired QB Matt Schaub via trade a few days ago. ——- Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie suggested that QB Terrelle Pryor could either be..." March 24

  • Derek Carr's No. 1 suitor might be the Oakland Raiders "The Oakland Raiders are said to have "a massive crush" on Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr -- but that crush doesn't mean they will take him with the No. 5 overall pick. The Fresno Bee reported that while Oakland thinks highly of Carr, the Raiders would be more inclined to trade down to..." March 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From what I understand, Matt Schaub's cap number for 2014 is now around $7.5M. He re-did his deal with the #Raiders after the trade.

  • Mark Davis won't rule out Raiders signing Richie Incognito "Richie Incognito recently said that he'd be "100 percent into" the idea of ending up on the Raiders. And Raiders owner Mark Davis wouldn't rule out that idea at the 2014 NFL owners meetings Monday. Davis, speaking to a crowd of reporters, was asked whether or not the Raiders would be interested..." March 24

  • Schaub gives Raiders flexability in the draft

    Fansided "The Oakland Raiders did a lot more for themselves than just getting a starting quarterback when they traded for Matt Schaub. The team also gave itself the flexibility to draft the best player available with the No. 5 pick in the NFL Draft. Teams never like to draft for need that early in the..." March 23

  • Raiders ‘not in love’ with top quarterback prospects

    Fansided "For a few months, we’ve heard rumors that the Oakland Raiders front office prefers to run with a ‘stop gap’ quarterback rather than draft a young signal caller with the fifth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The trade for former Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub seems to echo such a sentiment..." March 22

  • Oakland Raiders, New York Jets most likely to trade for DeSean Jackson

    Fansided "The saga of DeSean Jackson and the Philadelphia Eagles is beginning to come to a head as the trade talks intensify, and according to Ian Rapoport, at this point, the Oakland Raiders and New York Jets seem the two most likely to pull the trigger on bringing the veteran in to help the explosiveness..." March 22

  • Dennis Allen: Matt Schaub is the Raiders’ starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Matt Schaub will not need to win a quarterback competition in Oakland to become the Raiders’ starting quarterback. He already is the Raiders’ starting quarterback. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said after Schaub arrived in a trade with the Texans that Schaub will open the season as the No. 1..." March 22

  • Donald Penn rips Tampa Bay Buccaneers, says he wishes they were on Raiders schedule

    Fansided "The career of Donald Penn in Tampa Bay came to an end when the long tenured left tackle was cut loose and replaced in free agency. While he hadn’t lived up to the massive contract he had been handed on the pillow he eventually became, Penn is none too tickled over being cut and vented his rage on..." March 22

  • Raiders give up a pick in the sixth for Matt Schaub

    Pro Football Talk "He’s a former Texan because of all the picks-six. So it’s only right that the Texans get a pick in the sixth for Matt Schaub. The Raiders announced that the trade was official Friday afternoon, and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the deal was for a sixth-round draft..." March 22

  • Richie Incognito is '100 percent into' playing for the Raiders "During an interview this week, Richie Incognito said his "number one goal" was to return to the Miami Dolphins for the 2014 season. However, it sounds like what Incognito really meant is that he'll play for any team, like say, the Oakland Raiders. Miami might be the free agent offensive..." March 22

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