Michael Crabtree RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raiders to release wide receiver Michael Crabtree

    Sportsnet "The Oakland Raiders are releasing wide receiver Michael Crabtree, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Crabtree’s pending release means Oakland is likely to bring in former Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, as per Schefter. The 30-year-old wideout led the Raiders with eight receiving..." March 15

  • Report: Raiders would cut Michael Crabtree if they can sign Jordy Nelson

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oakland Raiders may be the beneficiaries of Jordy Nelson being released by the Green Bay Packers. Or at least they hope so. And if they are, they likely would cut Michael Crabtree. Nelson is set to visit with the Raiders on Wednesday after being released by the Packers on Tuesday. Green Bay..." March 14

  • Crabtree, Lynch in flux as Raiders look to rework contracts

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "On the surface Wednesday, comments from Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Jon Gruden clarified a key matter, indicating that wide receiver Michael Crabtree and running back Marshawn Lynch both will be retained in 2018. Crabtree is “in our plans,” McKenzie said. Gruden said he..." March 02

  • Report: Carr, Crabtree weren't talking at one point during 2017

    247 Sports "The connection between Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Michael Crabtree has seemingly been strong since the two teamed up before the 2015 NFL season. Not only have there been plenty of times where you can catch these two joking around or hanging out before, after or even..." March 02

  • Raiders To Bring Back Michael Crabtree

    Pro Football Rumors "The Raiders have decided to hold onto veteran receiver Michael Crabtree, a source told Vic Tafur of The Athletic. There were previous discussions about releasing the receiver, who is set to make $7.5 MM in salary and roster bonus in 2018. Tafur writes that Crabtree has met with new head coach..." February 27

  • NFL Rumors: Could Raiders make a Crabtree for Jarvis Landry trade work?

    247 Sports "It didn't take long (less than a full day) for the Miami Dolphins to lock up wide receiver Jarvis Landry with the franchise tag, as NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. This all but destroyed the Oakland Raiders chances of landing the coveted wide receiver in free agency. But, then everything..." February 21

  • Jon Gruden hints Michael Crabtree won’t be cut

    Sportsnaut "As the 2017 NFL season wore down, it was reported that Oakland Raiders would likely release receiver Michael Crabtree in the offseason (read more about that here). But new coach Jon Gruden recently spoke on the matter and hinted that that may not happen. Gruden was answering questions about his..." February 14

  • Raiders WR Michael Crabtree may have played his last game for Oakland

    Clutch Points "The Oakland Raiders are going through some drastic changes with Jon Gruden now at the helm for his second stint as head coach in the Bay Area. Gruden has already made some moves to signal the culture change in Oakland with David Amerson being the latest player to be released. Along with..." February 14

  • Report: 'Whispers' about impact Crabtree, Lynch had on Raiders

    247 Sports "There's no questioning that both Michael Crabtree and Marshawn Lynch brought solid production at various points throughout the 2017 season for the Oakland Raiders. But, apparently, their on-field production wasn't always enough to turn the attention away from their "laid-back approach," as The..." January 29

  • Report: Michael Crabtree will be 'gone' this offseason

    247 Sports "Reports flew in before the end of the 2017 NFL season that the Oakland Raiders were going to part ways with wide receiver Michael Crabtree. But, after Jack Del Rio was fired, it seemed that players who could be potential cut candidates saw their statuses for 2018 go up in the air. Obviously,..." January 24

  • Raiders ready to move on from Michael Crabtree

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Michael Crabtree has spent his nine-year NFL career in the Bay Area. He might have to depart the region for that career to continue. The Raiders are expected to move on from their wide receiver this offseason. There has been a measure of dysfunction behind the scenes of a 6-9 campaign that..." December 31

  • Where was Raiders WR Michael Crabtree on the decisive play Sunday?

    San Francisco Chronicle "Michael Crabtree was the Raiders’ most active receiver Sunday, targeted on 17 of Derek Carr’s 38 pass attempts and catching two touchdowns. But Crabtree wasn’t on the field for the last play of the Raiders’ 20-17 loss to the Cowboys. And he wasn’t happy about it. Crabtree told reporters..." December 18

  • Derek Carr: Crabtree is 'juiced and ready to play'

    NFL.com "The Oakland Raiders know they will get at least one playmaking receiver back on the field when they face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in a pivotal AFC West battle. Amari Cooper remains a question mark while battling an ankle injury (he's cleared concussion protocol), but Michael Crabtree..." December 07

  • Raiders Activate WR Michael Crabtree From Suspended List, Cut DT Darius Latham

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Oakland Raiders announced Monday that they’ve activated WR Michael Crabtree off the reserve/suspended list and waived DT Darius Latham. Crabtree served his one-game suspension for the incident with Broncos CB Aqib Talib. Crabtree, 30, is a former first-round pick of the 49ers back in..." December 04

  • Michael Crabtree still unhappy with Aqib Talib, NFL over suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree is still unhappy about the situation that led to his fight with Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and subsequent one-game suspension. In an interview with Vic Tafur of the Athletic, Crabtree said he wanted his suspension to be completely annulled as he..." November 29

  • Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree bans reduced to one game for fighting

    ESPN "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree each had their two-game suspensions reduced to one game Tuesday, two days after they were ejected from Sunday's game for fighting, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. James Thrash was the appeals officer for..." November 28

  • How Michael Crabtree Reportedly Tried To Stop Aqib Talib From Snatching Chain

    NESN "Michael Crabtree’s best attempts at protecting his neck ultimately were in vain. ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed Monday night on Twitter how the Oakland Raiders wide receiver tried to stop Denver Broncos cornerback Aquib Talib from snatching his chain during the teams’ Week 12 meeting the..." November 28

  • Michael Crabtree's gold chain most ridiculous story of '17

    NFL.com "The ongoing feud between wide receiver Michael Crabtree and cornerback Aqib Talib can be traced back a single piece of jewelry. I refer, of course, to the gold chain that Talib has now snatched from Crabtree's neck in consecutive years during meetings between the Broncos and Raiders. Crabtree..." November 28

  • Michael Crabtree, Aqib Talib get two-game suspensions without pay for fighting

    CBS Sports "Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib were each suspended two games for fighting, the NFL announced on Monday night. Specifically, the two players, who were ejected from the Raiders win over Denver on Sunday afternoon, were suspended by NFL VP..." November 28

  • Aqib Talib: Michael Crabtree came out to wrestle and fight

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib blames Michael Crabtree for starting the fight that got both ejected, denying he was defending teammate Chris Harris when he ripped the Raiders wide receiver’s chain off his neck. “If you see the play, I didn’t defend Chris,” Talib said, via Nicki Jhabvala of The..." November 27

  • Michael Crabtree and Donald Penn reportedly shove each other on sideline

    Larry Brown Sports "Tempers reportedly flared on the Raiders’ sideline between Michael Crabtree and Donald Penn with a member of the coaching staff needing to intervene. Late in the second quarter of Thursday’s game between the Raiders and Chiefs, CBS’ Tracy Wolfson reported frustration boiled over that resulted..." October 20

  • Raiders’ Del Rio optimistic Crabtree will bounce back after absorbing big hit

    East Bay Times "Michael Crabtree was healthy enough to fly back to the Bay Area early Monday morning, a positive sign for him and the Raiders after the ninth-year receiver absorbed a thunderous hit in the fourth quarter of their game against Washington. With just over 13 minutes left in what became a 27-10..." September 26

  • Redskins' Josh Norman rips Raiders receivers: 'Do not run your mouth'

    ESPN "Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman did what Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr couldn't do much of during the game: target his receivers. But Norman did it with a postgame tirade, fueled by what he said was pregame banter. Norman said some Raiders receivers let him and the Redskins'..." September 25

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