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  • 49ers, Jets, Raiders Favorites to land Antonio Brown

    Bleacher Report "Antonio Brown has been a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers since they drafted him in 2010, but the AFC North team is well behind other squads in Las Vegas' eyes when it comes to likely 2019 landing spots. B/R Betting shared the latest odds from Bookmaker for where Brown will..." January 15

  • Raiders owner Mark Davis calls report he will meet with Oakland Coliseum Authority this week ‘absolutely false’

    Silver & Black Pride "It’s a never ending saga around when it comes to the Raiders and the City of Oakland. Just hours after Coliseum Authority Executive Director Scott McKibben told the Mercury News that they had a meeting with the Raiders scheduled this week and it was on the docket for..." January 15

  • Raiders willing to discuss playing in Oakland next season

    San Jose Mercury News "Don’t close the door on the Raiders playing one final season in Oakland just yet. The Raiders will meet with the Coliseum Authority one last time to discuss possibly playing at the Coliseum in 2019 before leaving for Las Vegas, the Bay Area News Group has..." January 15

  • Raiders now know where all their first-rounders fall

    Pro Football Talk "Four more spots in the 2019 NFL Draft order were set with the weekend’s results, and the Raiders now know exactly where they’ll be making their three first-round picks. The Eagles slotted into the 25th spot in the order after yesterday’s loss, followed by the Colts,..." January 14

  • Raiders most likely to play in Bay Area in 2019 at the stadium of either 49ers or Giants

    CBS Sports "The Raiders still have not made significant progress toward finding a home for the 2019 season, league sources said, although staying in the Bay Area remains the most likely scenario. At this point, playing next season sharing Levi's Stadium with the 49ers or AT&T Park with the San..." January 12

  • NFL's continued lack of diversity in coaching hires is shameful

    USA Today "There’s always an excuse. Jim Caldwell is too boring. Marvin Lewis can’t make in-game adjustments. Vance Joseph wasn’t aggressive enough. Hue Jackson is a fake. Steve Wilks just wasn’t the right fit. Or … something. Rather than..." January 11

  • Despite optimistic attitude, Derek Carr aware Raiders seek furtherance

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Derek Carr is a super positive guy. The Raiders quarterback doesn't slam teammates in public. He doesn't sell guys down the river or make excuses even when everybody knows he was playing with less than a full deck. That happened throughout 2018 while working with two..." January 10

  • Tucson, Arizona Interested in Hosting Oakland Raiders In 2019

    SI "A Tucson, Arizona attorney says he spoke to Oakland Raiders president Marc Badain to pitch an idea of having the team move there for the 2019 season before relocating to Las Vegas. Ali Farhang says he got approval from several Arizona officials to pursue a deal, including University..." January 10

  • San Diego mayor’s office rebuffs report of talks with Raiders

    San Francisco Gate "The San Diego mayor’s office said Tuesday it has not spoken with the Raiders about the possibility of the team playing its home games in San Diego in 2019. “Our office has not been in communication with the Raiders,” Craig Gustafson, a spokesman for San Diego mayor..." January 09

  • Raiders talking to San Diego

    Silver & Black Pride "As the next step in a seemingly inevitable process, the Raiders have reached out and are said to be in discussions with the San Diego mayor’s office about the possibility of calling San Diego home for the 2019 season. This according to Dan Sileo of 97.3 The Fan in San..." January 08

  • New Raiders GM Mike Mayock says Jon Gruden will have 'final say' on all personnel decisions

    USA Today "New Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said Monday that coach Jon Gruden will have the "final say" on all personnel decisions. In an interview with ESPN at Levi's Stadium prior to the national championship game between Alabama and Clemson, Mayock..." January 08

  • All-Pro Team: Donald, Mahomes among highlights

    NFL.com "Defensive tackle Aaron Donald remains in the running for the NFL's MVP award, but he can now add another accomplishment to his decorated career. Donald, who led the league in sacks with 20.5, was the only unanimous choice to garner first-team All-Pro honors in voting by..." January 04

  • Raiders Hiring Ryan Grigson For Front Office Job Considered “Done Deal”

    NFL Trade Rumors "A league source tells Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that the Raiders hiring former Colts GM Ryan Grigson for a personnel job is considered a “done deal.” Last night, Jason La Canfora reported that Grigson is scheduled to discuss a..." January 04

  • Oakland Raiders options at the top of the 2019 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Oakland Raiders head coach and de facto general manager Jon Gruden noted on multiple occasions after trading Khalil Mack that the team needs to find a pass rush. How do you feel about those comments, Raiders fans? A bit ridiculous, right? I mean, they legitimately had one of the..." January 03

  • 40 of 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL dominated the American sports television landscape in 2018. Of the 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018, 40 were NFL games, according to Sports Media Watch. That includes the seven most-watched events of the year: The Super Bowl, the two conference..." January 03

  • Raiders 2019 free agent re-sign priorities

    Silver & Black Pride "It’s the offseason. And before the Raiders can think too much about outside free agents, they need to think about their own free agents and what kind of priority they need to put on bringing them back. We start at the top. Each name is followed by their position, age,..." January 02

  • Nathan Peterman signs reserve/future contract with Raiders

    12 Up "It looks like ?Jon Gruden really is high on Nathan Peterman, as the ?Raiders have inked the former ?Bills quarterback to a reserve-future contract, according to reports. This type of contract means that Peterman's deal will not be counted..." January 01

  • Raiders Satisfied Rooney Rule Before Mike Mayock Hire

    Pro Football Rumors "Last offseason, the Raiders caught flack for hiring a head coach off of the TV screen and potentially not living up to the spirit of the Rooney Rule. This week, they went back to the well to hire former NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock as their GM. They may or may not have given real..." January 01

  • Mike Mayock's scouting report on Derek Carr now and in 2014 NFL Draft

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Mike Mayock is in the middle of his deep dive into the current Raiders roster. The new general manager has combed through tape from half the 2018 season, with another half to go before he’s complete. He'll break down each player and position group so he can provide..." January 01

  • Report: Raiders To Hire Draft Analyst Mike Mayock As General Manager

    SI "The Oakland Raiders are set to hire NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock as their next general manager, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter. According to the report, an announcement could be made as early as later Monday. The 60-year-old Mayock started working..." December 31

  • NFL Network's Mike Mayock 'firmly in the mix' for Raiders' GM job

    The Score "NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock has interviewed to be the next general manager of the Oakland Raiders, sources told the network's Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. Mayock is "firmly in the mix," Garafolo adds. " December 30

  • Raiders in talks to play home games in England next year

    Daily Mail "Tottenham are in talks with the Oakland Raiders over a ground share for a full eight-game NFL home season next year. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are yet to play a single game in the refurbished White Hart Lane and Oakland were due to play there in October. But stadium delays saw..." December 30

  • Raiders rookie Arden Key should have 'about eight sacks' with better finishing

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Raiders edge rusher Arden Key has just one sack to his credit. That’s not enough by the rookie's standard, or those developing his immense talent. The third-round pick has been all around the quarterback lately without many impact stats to show for it, something that often..." December 28

  • Denzelle Good happy to be with Raiders after things “went sour” with Colts

    Pro Football Talk "Denzelle Good has started at right guard for the Raiders the last two weeks after joining the team as a waiver claim in early December and he’s happy about the “fresh start” he’s gotten after asking the Colts to release him. Good was not unhappy to open the..." December 28

  • Raiders to retain Jordy Nelson for 2019

    Yardbarker "Jordy Nelson appears to have a second Raiders season on tap. The longtime Packers wide receiver signed a two-year deal with the Raiders, but some speculation existed about the rebuilding team moving on after one season. Jon Gruden confirmed Friday that Nelson will return next season...." December 28

  • Jon Gruden on firing of Tom Shaw: “That’s a personal matter”

    Pro Football Talk "Tom Shaw made it less than one season as the strength and conditioning coach of the Oakland Raiders before the team elected to release him from his duties last week. According to Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden wouldn’t elaborate on..." December 27

  • Jordy Nelson plans to return in 2019; Raiders should welcome him back

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jordy Nelson doesn’t plan on playing until he’s 40. The veteran wide receiver won’t be one of those guys who plays until his body cries uncle, finding instead a proper time and place to walk away from the NFL game that has given him so much. That time isn’t..." December 27

  • Raiders, Packers Tried To Claim D.J. Swearinger

    Pro Football Rumors "The Raiders and Packers both submitted a waiver claim on new Cardinals safety D.J. Swearinger, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com (on Twitter). Ultimately, the Cardinals won out due to their top priority and 3-12 record, but Swearinger had interest before the claim was..." December 26

  • London Being Discussed As Possible Home For Raiders In 2019

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that London is being talked about as a potential option for the Raiders’ 2019 home. According to Glazer, the possibility of playing home games overseas is being discussed right now and was even suggested by other NFL..." December 24

  • Last game at Coliseum? Raiders feel for the home fans

    East Bay Times "No one knows for sure if the Raiders and the Coliseum have reached the end of the line, which is something players, coach Jon Gruden and the home fans all have in common. “I try not to speculate on things,” Gruden said Saturday as the Raiders wrapped up preparations to..." December 23

  • Raiders prepare for possible final game ever in Oakland

    The London Free Press "Derek Carr knows what outsiders think about the run-down Oakland Coliseum with the infield dirt for early season games, substandard locker rooms, and a lack of all the amenities prevalent in newer and more expensive NFL stadiums. For Carr and the Raiders, there’s a different..." December 23

  • Raiders fired strength and conditioning coach Tom Shaw

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Raiders have fired strength and conditioning coordinator Tom Shaw, according to a report by ESPN. Shaw, who previously trained professional and college athletes at his performance center in Orlando, Fla., was hired last offseason by incoming Raiders head coach Jon..." December 23

  • Jerry Reese declined opportunity to interview for Raiders GM job

    ESPN "As the Oakland Raiders begin reaching out to general manager candidates, not everyone has been receptive. Former New York Giants GM Jerry Reese turned down the Raiders' request to interview for their vacant GM job, league sources told ESPN. The Raiders wanted to talk to..." December 23

  • Patriots could see exodus of coaches, executives in 2019 due to concerns about team's future

    CBS Sports "While much has been made of the imminent demise of the Patriots' dynasty in recent years, team and league sources indicated that more members of the organization than ever before are open to new opportunities outside New England in 2019. The Patriots have yet to reach the 10-win..." December 23

  • 49ers tried to trade for Khalil Mack, Raiders now probably wish they had

    Pro Hockey Talk "The 49ers will see Khalil Mack up close on Sunday when they take on the Bears, but they thought four months ago that they were in a position to put Mack in a 49ers uniform — and the Raiders probably wish that was the trade they had made. As 49ers General Manager John Lynch..." December 22

  • Gabe Jackson played most of season with partially torn pectoral for Raiders

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Gabe Jackson partially tore a pectoral muscle when clutching Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald and lifting the All-Pro during the Sept. 10 season opener. He felt the pop. And he kept going. Jackson fractured an elbow Dec. 9 when he and Pittsburgh Steelers..." December 21

  • Two Raiders players vote for Khalil Mack as the best player in the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "When the Raiders traded Khalil Mack, they sent away the best player in the NFL — according to some of his former teammates. NFL Media is currently surveying players for its annual offseason “Top 100” list, ranking the best players in the league. Michael Gehlken of..." December 21

  • 'Distinct Possibility' Raiders Share AT&T Park with Giants in 2019

    Bleacher Report "The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco Giants are currently in talks to allow the Silver and Black to play the 2019 season across the bay at AT&T Park, according to NBC Bay Area's Raj Mathai. A Raiders source told Mathai "this is a distinct possibility" for..." December 21

  • How Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson re-ignited his NFL career

    East Bay Times "Mike Zimmer couldn’t have been more blunt. Less than 24 hours prior, Vikings rookie kicker Daniel Carlson had missed all three field-goal attempts in a Week 2 tie with the Packers, including two in overtime. His third, a 35-yarder as the clock hit triple zeroes in overtime,..." December 21

  • Raiders’ Donald Penn unlikely to play again this year

    Yardbarker "An official decision on whether to bring Donald Penn back off injured reserve won’t come for a couple days, head coach Jon Gruden says. However, Gruden does not anticipate the veteran offensive tackle playing again this season (Twitter link via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay..." December 20

  • Jon Gruden looking to 'restart' Nathan Peterman's career with Raiders

    NBC Sports Bay Area "AJ McCarron just had a baby boy. The backup quarterback was allowed to be with wife and newborn son as this Raiders practice week began, meaning Jon Gruden needed a signal caller to run the scout team. He chose Nathan Peterman. Yeah, that one. Gruden chose the guy who threw five..." December 20

  • Nathan Peterman signing with the Raiders practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "Jon Gruden was enthusiastic about quarterback Nathan Peterman’s potential when Peterman was entering the league in 2017 and Gruden was still in his former job as an analyst for ESPN. Gruden is now the head coach of the Raiders and he’ll now have a chance to see..." December 19

  • NFL reveals rosters for 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando

    NFL.com "Patrick Mahomes' MVP-caliber season is getting the Pro Bowl treatment. The Kansas City Chiefs' second-year wunderkind is among the starters for the 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Mahomes leads a contingent of six Pro Bowl selections for..." December 19

  • Jon Gruden reportedly is ‘very high’ on Nathan Peterman. Meanwhile, Colin Kaepernick is unemployed.

    Washington Post "In a football world in which Colin Kaepernick continues to be unable to find a job, the latest report about quarterback tryouts makes perfect sense. The Oakland Raiders are bringing in Nathan Peterman. That’s the same Nathan Peterman who passed for three touchdowns and 12..." December 19

  • Raiders Playing 2019 In Oakland Still An Option

    Pro Football Rumors "Last week’s lawsuit placed the Raiders in a strange situation as what was expected to be their penultimate Oakland season wraps up. They are considering several cities to be their 2019 home, but Oakland may still be an option, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. The..." December 17

  • If Flacco gets to pick deal, five teams make sense

    CBS Sports "Ever since the moment Lamar Jackson was drafted by the Ravens, Joe Flacco's time in Baltimore was done. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora said as much on our draft show that very night. Flacco's contract isn't ideal for a starting quarterback, it's completely untenable for..." December 17

  • Jon Gruden gives vocal backing to Derek Carr as Raiders’ QB

    Larry Brown Sports "Is Derek Carr still the long-term answer at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders? If you trust Jon Gruden, the answer is yes. Gruden was effusive in his praise for Carr on Monday, calling his production in spite of major issues around him “astonishing” and referring to him..." December 17

  • Marshawn Lynch has opened a restaurant and the early reviews are not good

    Washington Post "It’s unclear whether Marshawn Lynch will play football again. He’s already “retired” once, sitting out the 2016 season, and his campaign with the Raiders ended this year ended in October because of a groin injury. But Beast Mode has seemingly been preparing for..." December 17

  • Derek Carr now owns NFL active interception-less streak, sets new Raiders record

    Silver & Black Pride "Pressure is something Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has seen a lot of recently. Without his two starting guards on Sunday against the Bengals, Carr was sacked five times increasing the total to 30 sacks over the last seven games. Carr has..." December 17

  • Raiders Owner Mark Davis Doesn’t Regret Khalil Mack & Amari Cooper Trades

    NFL Trade Rumors "Raiders owner Mark Davis said at the Winter League Meeting in Dallas last week that he doesn’t regret the Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper trades, despite the success of the Bears and Cowboys. “But we’re doing a good job of getting ourselves..." December 17