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  • NFL planning 20% seating capacity at Super Bowl LV

    The Score "The NFL is planning for 20% seating capacity at Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay on Feb. 7, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Fans will be placed in pods 6 feet apart from others and masks will be required in the stands due to the COVID-19 pandemic. " October 28

  • NFL says it has plan if player tests positive for coronavirus during game

    Larry Brown Sports "Tuesday night’s situation at the World Series involving Justin Turner has led some to wonder how other sports would handle a similar situation. Turner was removed from Game 6 after seven innings after testing positive for COVID-19. Despite this, he defied isolation orders..." October 28

  • NFL-NFLPA: 90 percent of active players registered to vote

    NFL.com "The NFL and NFL Players Association announced Wednesday that 90 percent of active players are now registered to vote and several teams have reported 100 percent player registrations. The announcement came less than a week before the Nov. 3 Election Day and was a part of a broader..." October 28

  • Cornerback Kemah Siverand gets second chance with Raiders practice squad

    Silver & Black Pride "Practice squad additions usually don’t move the radar at all, but a Raiders’ transaction on Tuesday should get some national attention. Among their moves was to add former Oklahoma State cornerback Kemah Siverand to the practice squad. " October 28

  • Darren Waller's second act: How Raiders TE saved his NFL career -- and his life

    NFL.com "I met Darren Waller five years ago -- and to say a lot has changed since then would be a spectacular understatement. Today, the 28-year-old Las Vegas Raider is one of the league's best tight ends. But back in the 2015 and '16 seasons, when we were teammates on the..." October 27

  • Bears sign return specialist Dwayne Harris to practice squad

    Chicago Bears "The Bears made two moves involving their practice squad Tuesday, signing receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris and releasing defensive tackle Terry Beckner. Harris has appeared in 106 NFL games with 11 starts in nine seasons with the Cowboys (2011-14), Giants (2015-17) and Raiders..." October 27

  • NFL confirms eight positive coronavirus results among players in latest testing round

    Yardbarker "The NFL and NFL Players Association confirmed in a Tuesday joint statement that players returned eight positive coronavirus results in the league's latest round of testing between Oct. 18 and Oct. 24.  Additionally, the league reported 11 positive COVID-19 test..." October 27

  • Blockbuster Deals That Would Blow Up The NFL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "When it comes to massive deals and player movement, it feels like the NFL is only just getting started.  Antonio Brown recently joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, after all.  With the Nov. 3 trade deadline approaching, Brown's return to pair with..." October 27

  • Teams that should be sellers at NFL trade deadline

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade deadline is fast approaching, with all 32 teams having until Nov. 3 to strike deals that can improve their rosters or add draft picks that can help build for the future. As we look ahead to the deadline, several teams could be busy over the next week. As we..." October 27

  • Five landing spots for Everson Griffen

    CBS Sports "Somehow, even at 2-5 with not one but two quarterbacks sidelined with injuries, the Dallas Cowboys are well within reach of first place in the NFC East. But with the 2020 trade deadline quickly approaching on Nov. 3, it's fair to wonder if the team will look beyond this season,..." October 26

  • Jon Gruden: Raiders are on “cutting edge of beating the virus”

    Pro Football Talk "USA TODAY Sports At a time when some political leaders say the nation is rounding the turn on COVID-19, a football leader is making a similar boast that simply isn’t backed up by reality. “As an organization, we are on the cutting edge of beating the..." October 26

  • The Ideal Trade Target for Each NFL Team

    Bleacher Report "Tuesday marks the league's trade deadline, and while the NFL doesn't feature the mayhem of the NBA or MLB, there could still be quite a few players swapping helmets before then. The trade deadline is a big deal for varying reasons. As we've already seen with the..." October 26

  • Raiders face big fine, possible loss of draft pick

    The Mercury News "The Raiders will receive a significant fine from the NFL and could face the loss of a draft pick in the wake of another major COVID-19 protocol infraction this week, according to multiple reports Sunday. The league, which has sternly warned teams to follow protocols, sees the Raiders..." October 26

  • No suspension is expected for Gabe Jackson after Sunday’s ejection

    Yahoo! Sports "Raiders right guard Gabe Jackson was ejected from Sunday’s 45-20 loss to the Buccaneers after being involved in a scuffle following a Derek Carr touchdown pass in the third quarter, but it wasn’t immediately obvious what caused the..." October 26

  • Derek Carr touts Raiders' offensive line after quarantine disrupts practice work

    USA Today "The good news was that after five days in quarantine due to close contact with right tackle Trent Brown, who last week tested positive for COVID-19, the remaining four offensive line starters for the Las Vegas Raiders again tested negative and were cleared on Sunday morning to play against the..." October 26

  • Three QB trade targets the Cowboys should consider

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys' 2020 season has gotten worse by the week, and Sunday was no exception with quarterback Andy Dalton -- who was already filling in for Pro Bowl starter Dak Prescott -- exiting a 25-3 loss with a concussion. Coach Mike McCarthy has already scolded..." October 26

  • Raiders Move Defensive End & Cornerback to Active Roster

    Heavy "When the Las Vegas Raiders signed David Irving to their practice squad, the intention was obviously to have him on the active roster at some point. It looks like that time is coming sooner rather than later. The team announced that Irving is being activated to the..." October 25

  • Gabe Jackson ejected for unnecessary roughness

    Silver & Black Pride "The shots to the Las Vegas Raiders offensive line depth just kept on coming on Sunday. In the third quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, right guard Gabe Jackson was ejected for unnecessary roughness, after getting too physical with William..." October 25

  • Raiders, Saints have no new positive tests

    Pro Football Talk "It’s game on today for the Buccaneers at the Raiders and the Panthers at the Saints. The Raiders and Saints had no new positive tests in the latest round of testing, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. " October 25

  • Raiders Remove 4 O-Linemen From Reserve/COVID-19 List

    Pro Football Rumors "As of Saturday afternoon, the NFL has avoided another major schedule issue. Sunday afternoon’s Raiders-Buccaneers game is a go, and the hosts could well be better equipped to pull an upset. The Raiders removed offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney..." October 24

  • Raiders Defender Appears to Drop Cryptic Tweet After Antonio Brown Signing

    Heavy "After a prolonged absence, Antonio Brown is nearing his return. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the wide receiver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This news probably won’t sit well with the Las Vegas Raiders as they clearly have no..." October 24

  • Timeline: Antonio Brown's roller-coaster ride from Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay

    The Score "What a long, strange trip it's been. In a matter of 22 months, Antonio Brown went from a future Hall of Famer with the Pittsburgh Steelers to a late free-agent addition with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also had brief stints with the then-Oakland Raiders and..." October 24

  • Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette 'good to go' vs. Raiders

    ESPN " Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette is "good to go" for Sunday's against the Las Vegas Raiders, coach Bruce Arians said Friday. Fournette missed Weeks 4 and 6 with an ankle injury and played only one snap in Week..." October 23

  • Raiders QB Derek Carr Sounds Off: ‘I Really Just Don’t Care’

    Heavy "Sunday’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should have an extra layer of intrigue for Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Almost all of the offseason, rumors swirled around that the team was going to have an interest in signing future Hall of Famer..." October 23

  • Jon Gruden: We’ll be ready to go Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders’ preparation for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers hit a snag when right tackle Trent Brown tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Brown’s contacts with the team’s other starting offensive linemen and safety Johnathan..." October 23

  • NFL reminds teams that rescheduled games could lead to sanctions

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL already has had an unprecedented number of rescheduled games. The NFL hopes that won’t continue. In a memo sent to all teams on Friday by NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent, the league pointed out that it has “made more in-season scheduling..." October 23

  • Potential Landing Spots for John Ross After Bengals WR Requests Trade

    Bleacher Report "John Ross III wants out of Cincinnati. The Bengals wide receiver is discontented with his lack of snaps and made that clear via his agent, Brad Cicala, as the NFL Network's Mike Garofalo reported Tuesday, two weeks before the Nov. 3 trade deadline. While the..." October 23

  • Raiders have no new COVID-19 cases

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders got good news from the latest round of COVID-19 testing. No additional players have tested positive after two Raiders players tested positive this week, and several additional players went into self-quarantine because of close contact with those players. " October 23

  • Antonio Brown Deserves Another Chance In NFL, Says Vernon Davis

    TMZ "NFL teams should be champing at the bit to sign free agent Antonio Brown ... so says former star tight end Vernon Davis, who tells TMZ Sports the reward outweighs the risk. AB is set to return from his 8-game suspension in 2 weeks ... and folks like Seahawks..." October 22

  • How Can the NFL Allow the Raiders Linemen to Play on Sunday?

    The Big Lead "The Las Vegas Raiders sent right tackle Trent Brown home earlier this week after he tested positive for coronavirus. His fellow offensive linemen were also sent home. Now it sounds like Brown was breaking protocols and the linemen were hanging out together, without masks. Some might..." October 22

  • NFL, NFLPA reviewing Raiders' COVID-19 issues

    Yardbarker "The NFL and NFL Players Association are reviewing recent COVID-19 issues impacting the Las Vegas Raiders this week.  Las Vegas has placed rookie cornerback Damon Arnette and offensive tackle Trent Brown on the reserve/COVID-19 list this week, and the team sent..." October 22

  • Did NFL Teams Miss and Let DK Metcalf Fall in the Draft?

    Bleacher Report "Picture this: a college football athlete with a frame loaded with muscle mass, standing 6'3" and weighing 228 pounds. His length, strength and aggressiveness on the field stand out every time you watch him play in a powerhouse conference. Not only does he dominate on..." October 22

  • Week 7 schedule changes: NFL moves Seahawks-Cardinals to 'SNF'; Bucs-Raiders earlier kickoff

    NFL.com "The NFL announced two schedule changes to the Week 7 slate on Thursday. The Seattle Seahawks-Arizona Cardinals game has been moved to 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday on NBC, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Las Vegas Raiders game will now kick off at 4:05 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX. " October 22

  • Five moves that could save the Cowboys season

    CBS Sports "Every man dies, but not every man truly lives. Right now, the Dallas Cowboys are dying as they sit at 2-4 on the season and are just two failed comebacks from being 0-6, their 2020 woes fueled largely by a slate of injuries that include Dak Prescott, Tyron Smith, La'El Collins, Joe..." October 22

  • 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: Potential matches teams that need a boost should be exploring

    CBS Sports "The trade deadline in the NFL, even in the best of times, is a tricky proposition. The league is still slow to embrace the process, in general, owners tend to be stuck in their ways and the groupthink about how difficult it is to integrate a new player into such complex and nuanced systems..." October 22

  • NFL teams going for two more than ever before

    Pro Football Talk "NFL coaches are getting more gutsy about going for two. Two-point conversions are up this year, with 58 attempts through 92 games putting the league on pace to have a total of 161 two-point conversion attempts this season. Last season there were 113 two-point conversion attempts..." October 22

  • Raiders send five O-lineman home after Trent Brown placed on COVID list

    Yahoo! Sports "The Raiders could be without a major key -- and maybe more -- Sunday against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Raiders placed offensive tackle Trent Brown on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, and are sending all five starting offensive lineman home as a precaution. Coach..." October 21

  • Former Raiders OL Mario Henderson dies at 35

    Yardbarker "Former NFL offensive lineman Mario Henderson has died at the age of 35. Henderson’s former high school and college teammate James Chaney announced in a tweet on Wednesday that Henderson has died. The cause of death is not yet known. " October 21

  • NFL Trade Block Big Board Entering Week 7

    Bleacher Report "Injuries continue to pile up around the NFL, with Philadelphia Eagles star tight end Zach Ertz the latest to suffer a long-term ailment. Injuries often prompt contenders to make moves ahead of the trade deadline, while irrelevance often leads rebuilding teams to do the same...." October 21

  • Raiders put Trent Brown on COVID-19 list

    Las Vegas Review Journal "For the second time in three days, the Raiders are putting a player on the COVID-19 list. According to a source close to the situation, right tackle Trent Brown was added to the list. He joins rookie cornerback Damon Arnette, who was put on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday. Arnette..." October 21

  • Why COVID-19 team bubbles would make sense for the NFL during the playoffs

    USA Today "Are playoff bubbles coming to the NFL? “The league is running the numbers,” a high-ranking team executive told USA TODAY Sports under the condition of anonymity, referring to financial factors associated with secluding teams as a potential measure in dealing with the..." October 21

  • NFL Backups Who Can Break Out in Season's 2nd Half

    Bleacher Report "It feels like the NFL is on the cusp of a second-half takeover from a wave of backups.  This might be no better personified than by Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who finally hit the field in Week 6, making him the last of the big..." October 21

  • Raiders activate Marcus Mariota off injured reserve

    Silver & Black Pride "The Las Vegas Raiders continue to regain their health as they activated backup quarterback Marcus Mariota from the injured reserve on Tuesday. Mariota spent 43 days on the injured reserve. He was surprisingly put on the IR with a pec injury six days before the..." October 20

  • Raiders To Sign DL David Irving

    NFL Trade Rumors "Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Raiders are signing veteran DL David Irving to a contract on Tuesday.  The NFL officially re-instated Irving from suspension last Friday. He’s now reunited with DL coach Rod Marinelli.  " October 20

  • NFL Announces 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Players in Latest Round of Testing

    Bleacher Report "The NFL and the Players Association announced 19 positive COVID-19 test results, eight from players and 11 from team personnel, during the seven-day testing period that ended Saturday. " October 20

  • NFL Players on the Trade Block Who Should Stay Put

    Bleacher Report "The NFL rumor mill is about to heat up with the Week 8 trade deadline approaching.   And why not? The league has been trade-happy in recent years, and as the season nears the halfway point, contenders and pretenders will mostly have been sorted into their..." October 20

  • 5 more NFL coaches on the hot seat

    The Score "The already bizarre 2020 NFL campaign hasn't been kind to a handful of head coaches. The Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons already fired Bill O'Brien and Dan Quinn, respectively, early in the season, and more staff shake-ups may be on the way. Here are five more coaches whose..." October 20

  • Raiders Place CB Damon Arnette On Reserve/COVID-19 List

    USA Today "The Raiders continue to add to their Reserve/COVID-19 as rookie cornerback Damon Arnette has either tested positive or has come into contact with someone with COVID-19 in the previous days. Arnette was already on the team’s injured reserve list following a thumb injury that was expected..." October 20

  • 5 most-likely Odell Beckham Jr. trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is once again not a happy camper following the team’s blowout Week 6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It has now led to more rumors regarding a potential trade ahead of the Nov. 3 NFL trade deadline. After winning four..." October 19

  • NFL could delay Super Bowl LV by a month due to COVID-19?

    Sportsnaut "The NFL season has already seen multiple games postponed and delayed due to COVID-19 outbreaks and with more problems on the horizon, Super Bowl LV could be facing a delay. While the NFL hasn’t needed to reschedule its biggest event since Super Bowl XXXVI, which was postponed as..." October 19