Raiders Rumors & News

  • Roger Goodell nixes L.A. team in 2015

    ESPN Los Angeles "As if there were any questions, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell put an end to them this week when he told the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams that there will not be a team that moves to Los Angeles for next season, according to league sources. Goodell also told the..." December 20

  • Minor injuries not expected to sideline Raiders QB Carr

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano said after Sunday’s game that he was aware of the risks of keeping quarterback Derek Carr in the rout late, and it turns out everybody got a little lucky. Carr did in fact injure his thumb on the last drive — which resulted in a Raiders touchdown in the 31-13..." December 18

  • Latavius Murray says Raiders 'all love playing for’ Tony Sparano

    San Francisco Gate "For a running back who ripped off a 25-yard carry in the first quarter and barely touched the ball the rest of the game, Latavius Murray had nothing but good things to say about Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano. “I think Tony has done a great job, and I think everyone in the locker room..." December 17

  • Latavius Murray says Raiders 'all love playing for’ Tony Sparano

    San Francisco Chronicle "For a running back who ripped off a 25-yard carry in the first quarter and barely touched the ball the rest of the game, Latavius Murray had nothing but good things to say about Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano. “I think Tony has done a great job, and I think everyone in the locker room..." December 16

  • Raiders owner prepares for changes "Raiders owner Mark Davis is getting ready to make bold moves and spend big money to help restore Oakland to the winning ways it once knew, and general manager Reggie McKenzie could be a casualty of the overhaul, multiple league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Davis also has a hole..." December 15

  • Source: Rod Streater will not return for Raiders this season

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders receiver Rod Streater missed his third straight practice on Friday, validating what an NFL source told CSN Bay Area on Thursday night. The third-year pro will not return this season. Streater is at the tail end of a 21-day practice window allowed while on short-term injured reserve,..." December 13

  • Denarius Moore hurt in hotel accident "The reason why Oakland Raiders receiver Denarius Moore is out of practice this week with ankle and knee issues is he tripped and fell down some stairs Sunday at the team hotel, according two multiple NFL sources. Moore was on his way to the team bus Sunday prior to the Raiders’ game against..." December 12

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • Sparano wants to remain Raiders head coach

    CSN Bay Area "Tony Sparano has that pesky “interim” tag before his job title of Raiders head coach. He’d like to remove it. Sparano has been invigorated by this career pursuit, a promotion prompted by the firing of Dennis Allen after a Week 4 loss to Miami. Sparano is 2-7 since taking over this team, but..." December 10

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Charles Woodson wants Jim Harbaugh to coach Michigan instead of Raiders

    SB Nation "Oakland Raiders veteran safety Charles Woodson would rather Jim Harbaugh coached the University of Michigan football team next year rather the Oakland Raiders football team. When asked by Rich Eisen -- if given the choice -- which team Woodson would prefer Harbaugh to coach, Woodson selected..." December 09

  • Reports: Raiders, Harbaugh have mutual interest "If you can't beat them, join them? Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers continued to unravel Sunday, becoming the Oakland Raiders' second conquest of the season amid reports that Harbaugh is the favorite to coach the Raiders next season. Harbaugh, who is not expected to finish the final year..." December 09

  • Raiders LT Penn 'lives every big man's dream' with TD catch

    CSN Bay Area "Donald Penn grew up a Raiders fan, and always dreamed of jumping into the Black Hole after a touchdown. That wish would be hard to fulfill. The man’s a left tackle for goodness sakes. Not many opportunities to do so, even after signing with the Silver and Black this offseason. Early in Sunday..." December 08

  • Raiders pass rush rattles 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

    CSN Bay Area "The Raiders defense has struggled to rush the passer with just four people. Coordinator Jason Tarver typically has to get creative to generate pressure, which leaves other parts of the field unprotected. He didn’t have to do that on Sunday. The Raiders rattled Colin Kaepernick during a 24-13..." December 08

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    #Raiders have decided not to activate WR Rod Streater (foot) for Sunday's game against #49ers ... Returns next week

  • Harbaugh trade market: Raiders top list including Dolphins; Michigan out? "Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis remains hopeful of landing Jim Harbaugh to be his next head coach, league sources said, and is prepared to spend big bucks and part with draft pick compensation to do so. Harbaugh, whose family has expressed a strong desire to remain in the Bay Area in the past,..." December 07

  • Raiders 'curious' to see Murray over extended stretch

    CSN Bay Area "Running back Latavius Murray has never taken more than four carries in an NFL game. He has just 14 in his professional career. His last effort was truly dynamic, enough to give Raider Nation pause. He made his mark with 112 yards and two touchdowns on four carries in a victory over the Kansas..." December 05

  • 3rd down is becoming Oakland’s 1st priority

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr leads the NFL with 27 third-down completions short of the first-down marker. That’s not one to call home about. “It’s hard enough to complete a pass, so you can’t really pass on the open guys in this league,” Carr said. “Obviously, I am learning how to..." December 04

  • AEG adding staff to prepare for NFL team in L.A.

    The Beast 980 "On The Home Team this morning, Jeanne Zelasko reported that she had been making calls in regards to an NFL team coming to Los Angeles and found out that AEG (who is currently working on the downtown Farmer’s Field location outside of Staples Center) has been working to hire a Public Relations..." December 04

  • NFL Execs would take Derek Carr over Colin Kaepernick "The 49ers will definitely be the more talented team on the field when they play the Raiders on Sunday, but do they have the more talented quarterback? It depends on who you ask. Former NFL scout John Middlekauff asked several NFL executives and quarterback coaches who they'd rather have..." December 04

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    Steve Corkran @CorkOnTheNFL

    #Raiders coach Tony Sparano said RB Latavius Murray is "close" in his return from a concussion but "we're not there yet."

  • Raiders 'didn't come out ready to play' after big win

    CSN Bay Area "Donald Penn certainly celebrated the Raiders first of the season last week, but his postgame message after beating the Kansas City Chiefs kept an eye on the future. The veteran tackle repeated one phrase several times: “I want more. I want more.” Translation: Don’t let one Thursday night be..." December 01

  • Rare laugher: Rams clobber Raiders 52-0

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The only bad thing about Sunday's 52-0 smashing of Oakland? It only counts as one victory. For the first time all season, the Rams enjoyed a laugher — a laugher of near epic proportions. Scoring on their first six possessions Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome, the Rams led 38-0 at halftime and..." December 01

  • Raiders, Jets likely to eye Harbaugh "No matter how tenuous the San Francisco 49ers' situation currently is, the fate of coach Jim Harbaugh won't be resolved until after this season, according to sources. If the 49ers can pull off a 4-0 finish to the regular season and make a run in the postseason that some in the organization are..." December 01

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    #Raiders receiver Rod Streater (foot) was not activated today; I expect him back next week against the 49ers

  • Report: Raiders to place Carlos Rogers on IR

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Sources are indicating the Raiders will place cornerback Carlos Rogers on injured reserve, reports" November 29

  • Raiders sign running back George Atkinson

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Raiders announced they signed running back George Atkinson Saturday." November 29

  • Latavius Murray (concussion) out "The Oakland Raiders will be without running back Latavius Murray for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams after he failed to pass the concussion protocol. Murray did not practice Friday after being limited in two workouts earlier in the week. Interim head coach Tony Sparano said that..." November 29

  • Raiders RB Murray officially ruled out vs. Rams

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders running back Latavius Murray has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. The second-year pro was held out of Friday’s practice after being a limited participant on Wednesday and Thursday, a setback on his road to recovery. He hasn’t been cleared to play and won’t..." November 28

  • Latavius Murray returns to Raiders practice

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders running back Latavius Murray returned to practice on Wednesday, six days after suffering a concussion in a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. His practice activity states that he has passed a few portions of the NFL’s concussion-related protocol. While he has been cleared to..." November 27

  • Small possibility that Rams-Raiders is moved to Indy "The NFL could be looking at its second relocated game in two weeks. Due to civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., there's a chance the Rams-Raiders game scheduled for Sunday in St. Louis could be moved to Monday in Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Star. However, the paper notes that it's..." November 27

  • Raiders credit Sparano for keeping team together

    CSN Bay Area "Interim head coach Tony Sparano waited a long time to give his Raiders a victorious postgame speech. After trying in vain six straight tries, Sparano capped a week’s hard work with a win. He thanked his players for their effort during a short week, which allowed the Raiders to beat Kansas City..." November 26

  • Raiders no longer control their own destiny for number one overall pick

    Silver & Black Pride "That's all it took. One win. Even after starting 0-10 and having lost 16-straight, one win over the Chiefs last Thursday Night and the Raiders are no longer in line for the number one pick -- The Jaguars own it now. Both teams are now 1-10 on the season, but the Raiders strength of schedule is..." November 25

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Last night's concussion was the first in #Raiders RB Latavius Murray's football career.

  • Charles Woodson was ready to fight "Veteran safety Charles Woodson has been one of the Oakland Raiders' most consistent defensive players this season and has been a model of professionalism on and off the field. On Thursday night, the 38-year-old found himself in the unenviable position of nearly coming to blows with teammate Sio..." November 22

  • Sio Moore, Khalil Mack’s Celebration Turns Into Locker Room Hilarity

    San Jose Mercury News "Needless to say, the Raiders locker room was completely different. And the dialogue in the locker room regarding Sio Moore and Khalil Mack’s celebration, which nearly cost the Raiders dearly, was hilarious. As a recap, Moore made a huge sack on third-and-6 in the final minute. He jumped up..." November 21

  • Carr leads Raiders to first win over Chiefs

    CSN Bay Area "It took more than a year, but the Raiders finally won a football game. The Silver and Black beat the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 at Coliseum with a game-winning fourth quarter drive by quarterback Derek Carr. The rookie found a wide-open James Jones for a 9-yard touchdown that put the..." November 21

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    Woodson becomes first player in NFL history with 50 interceptions and 20 sacks

  • Raiders' crazy celebration saved by timely time out

    Yahoo! Sports "You'll have to excuse the Oakland Raiders for losing their minds celebrating late in Thursday night's 24-20 win against the Kansas City Chiefs. It was their first victory in more than a calendar year. Still the sight of linebackers Khalil Mack and Sio Moore celebrating a sack 15 yards offside..." November 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Davis wouldn’t guarantee McKenzie returns. But “we are in really good shape, based how Reggie put the contracts together, everything else”

  • TJ Carrie OUT, Derek Carr upgraded on Raiders, Chiefs injury report

    Silver & Black Pride "The injury reports are out for both the Raiders and Chiefs for their Thursday night game. Among the notable names on the list are TJ Carrie who missed practice all week with an ankle injury and Derek Carr who was limited with a quad injury early in the week but returned to practice full and is..." November 19

  • Scifres, Chargers kick Raiders to curb

    San Diego Union-Tribune "On came the Chargers punt team. On came punter Mike Scifres, trotting to midfield with eight-man protection. Gunner Darrell Stuckey stood near one sideline, gunner Seyi Ajirotutu on the other. The Chargers and Raiders each punted nine times Sunday. An even number of attempts. An uneven..." November 17

  • Khalif Barnes gets 1-year extension "The Oakland Raiders have signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes to a one-year contract extension through 2015, a league source told ESPN. The deal has a maximum value of $2 million, with a $970,000 base salary, $30,000 available through an offseason workout bonus, a $500,000 roster bonus due on..." November 16

  • Raiders: Sparano, Carr say team not lacking commitment

    Oakland Tribune "The Raiders are the only team in the NFL without a win this season. In fact, it's been almost a year since they won a game. Yet, quarterback Derek Carr and coach Tony Sparano see no signs of the Raiders losing interest or curtailing their effort. "When the effort goes down, that's bad," Carr..." November 13

  • San Antonio officials say meeting with Raiders went well

    San Francisco Gate "San Antonio officials said Monday that they believe their meeting last week with Raiders owner Mark Davis was a success in terms of fulfilling their goal of presenting San Antonio as an NFL-ready market. “We just wanted to put San Antonio in the best light, and that’s what we did,” assistant..." November 13

  • Broncos turn slow start into blowout win vs. Raiders

    Denver Post "John Elway once had a rocket arm, lately has displayed a magic touch, and is now showing potential as a motivational speaker. The Broncos' general manager and former quarterback addressed his Broncos in a full team meeting Wednesday. The gist of his message: You guys are 6-2, but you're..." November 10

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    @Twon_OAK: Vic, is TJ Carrie starting tomorrow? Didn't eve. Know he was hurt” >> think so but is officially listed as questionable (ankle)

  • Report: 'No way' Raiders move to San Antonio "Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders are on the precipice of changing their location. The team could ultimately end up staying in Oakland, but a move certainly isn't out of the question with a lease on its last legs. Reports indicated Mark Davis is still speaking with the fine folks in San..." November 08

  • Las Vegas sports book: Raiders long shots to go 0-16

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders have eight games left to avoid a winless regular season. Six of those contests are against clubs with winning records, and the Raiders could well be underdogs in all of their remaining games, just as they are Sunday vs. Denver, an 11-point favorite. Still, a Las Vegas sports book..." November 08

  • Howie Long disputes authenticity of Raiders jersey with metal under the numbers

    Pro Football Talk "“Just Win Baby” was a general directive. The specifics were left to the will and creativity of those the late Al Davis expected to just win. If Heritage Auctions is to be believed, Raiders Hall of Fame defensive lineman Howie Long’s jersey once contained the product of some overly exuberant..." November 07