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  • Josh Jacobs, Tyrell Williams limited again; Trent Brown still out

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Josh Jacobs and receiver Tyrell Williams continued to be limited in practice Thursday, but at least they practiced some. Jacobs was listed with a hip injury and posted on social media that he also has an illness. Williams has a hip..." September 20

  • Raiders waive Juston Burris with Trevor Davis trade official

    Pro Football Talk "Word of a trade sending wide receiver/kick returner Trevor Davis from the Packers to the Raiders broke on Wednesday and the Raiders made an official announcement of the move on Thursday. The Raiders said they sent an undisclosed 2020 draft pick to Green Bay. Multiple reports..." September 20

  • Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson Get Headlines, but They Aren't the Only Young QBs on the Rise

    Bleacher Report "Here we are again, watching a young group of quarterbacks change the NFL. You know the names, and two of the biggest, Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson, play each other Sunday. That game spotlights what could turn into a remarkable rivalry not..." September 20

  • Jon Gruden: Schedule will test our mental toughness

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders played their first two games at home, but it is going to be some time before they play their next game in Oakland. They’ll be in Minnesota Sunday and Indianapolis in Week Four before heading to London for a “home” game against the Bears. A bye week..." September 19

  • Richie Incognito expects emotional day in return to Raiders Sunday

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders guard Richie Incognito has played in 150 regular-season games in the NFL but expects Sunday’s game at Minnesota to feel significant. “It’ll be emotional,” Incognito said Wednesday. “It’ll be emotional for me and my family. It’s been a..." September 19

  • Raiders RB Josh Jacobs Reveals He's Lost Significant Weight Due to Illness This Week

    12 Up "Looks like one rookie's "Welcome to the NFL" moment may have included some bad shrimp. Unbeknownst to us, Raiders rookie 'back Josh Jacobs has been having a tough time this week, and it's not only because he's worried about matching up with..." September 19

  • Raiders To Acquire WR Trevor Davis From Packers

    247 Sports "The Green Bay Packers have traded wide receiver Trevor Davis to the Oakland Raiders, according to’s Ian Rapoport.   Source: September 19

  • Panthers’ Ron Rivera betting favorite to be first NFL head coach fired

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers head into this week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals at 0-2 on the season and with quarterback Cam Newton unlikely to play. It’s just the latest example of the Ron Rivera-led squad failing to remain relevant. Carolina finished last season 7-9..." September 18

  • Raiders talking to Jaguars about Jalen Ramsey

    Sportsnaut "One team immediately popped up as a possibility when Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey requested a trade earlier this week. No, not the New England Patriots. The educated guess had to be that Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders would be interested in the boisterous..." September 18

  • For the Love of God Somebody Needs to Trade for Jalen Ramsey Before the Patriots Do

    12 Up "It's time for 30 NFL teams to come together and think about the good of the league, because even though it may not be the best idea for every franchise, someone has to trade for Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey just so the Patriots don't get the..." September 18

  • Here are five landing spots if Eli Manning wants to be traded

    CBS Sports "After watching Eli Manning get off to an ugly start in 2019, the Giants finally made the decision to bench their Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Tuesday in favor of rookie Daniel Jones. The team's decision means that Manning won't be on the field as..." September 18

  • Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams: Who should hit panic button and who's still alive?

    USA Today "The panic button is typically pushed as a last resort, once time has virtually run out. Yet in the hyper-competitive, hyper-reactive world of the NFL, that often means a mere two weeks into the season.  Consider the New York Giants. In the throes of their third consecutive..." September 18

  • When key players want to change teams, blame the teams not the players

    Pro Football Talk "Khalil Mack wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted. Antonio Brown wanted out of Pittsburgh. Then he wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted, both times. Minkah Fitzpatrick wanted out of Miami. He got what he wanted. Jalen Ramsey wants..." September 18

  • Josh Jacobs has groin injury; Tyrell Williams a hip pointer

    Clutch Points "The Oakland Raiders fell to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 2 and to make matters worse, a couple of their offensive skill players were sidelined to end the game. Following their loss, Josh Jacobs and Tyrell Williams are both dealing with..." September 17

  • Raiders aren’t getting the ball down the field

    Pro Football Talk "Before the regular season began, Raider coach Jon Gruden made it clear that he wants to get the ball down the field. On Sunday against the Chiefs, the Raiders did not get the ball down the field. As noted by Vic Tafur of, the Raiders had zero passes on Sunday that..." September 17

  • Raiders Cut Jonathan Cooper to Make Room for Richie Incognito

    Heavy "The Oakland Raiders had a tough game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday but should see improvement on the offensive line with Richie Incognito coming back from suspension. Incognito missed the first two games of the season due to a suspension he was serving for..." September 17

  • Johnathan Abram Hints That the Raiders Want Jalen Ramsey

    Heavy "With Minkah Fitzpatrick now off the market, Jalen Ramsey suddenly becomes the hottest prize on the trade market. The disgruntled defensive back wants out of Jacksonville and looks like the Jaguars may grant him his wish after a very public confrontation with his head coach...." September 17

  • Here are five landing spots for Jalen Ramsey

    CBS Sports "Poor Ben Roethlisberger -- out for the season with elbow surgery -- and Drew Brees -- missing six weeks with a thumb injury -- couldn't even hold the headlines for a full 24 hours before Jalen Ramsey, last seen engaging in a sideline blowup..." September 17

  • Derek Carr: OPI call “will blow my mind forever”

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The first 12 minutes of Sunday's Raiders-Chiefs game looked a lot like Oakland's Week 1 win over the Denver Broncos.  Quarterback Derek Carr and the offense possessed the ball for 8 minutes and 13 seconds, with Carr going 6-for-12 for 71 yards and a touchdown to give the..." September 16

  • Raiders Owner Mark Davis (Worth $500M) Spotted Flying Coach On Budget Allegiant Airlines

    Daily Snark "Mark Davis is known to be frugal and if this doesn’t prove that we don’t know what does. The Oakland Raiders owner with a net worth of $500 million was spotted on Allegiant Airlines over the weekend in his typical sweatsuit and horrible hair cut. September 16

  • Raiders add A.J. Cole to their injury report, list him as questionable

    Silver & Black Pride "Uh oh. The Raiders could have a punting issue this Sunday. Today, shortly after the injury report was put out, they added AJ Cole to it with an injury to his kicking foot and is now officially questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. Unlike..." September 14

  • Raiders’ Johnathan Abram Fined for Hit That Ended His Season

    Heavy "The NFL has decided to make a bad week for Oakland Raiders‘ Johnathan Abram even worse by fining him for the apparent hit that led to his season-ending injury, according to Tom Pelissero. The fine will be to the tune of $28,075 for lowering his helmet on the tackle. This comes just a..." September 14

  • Raiders sign Juston Burris; place Johnathan Abram on IR "The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent DB Juston Burris, the club announced Friday. Burris joins the Raiders for his first season with the club after originally being selected in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. Burris appeared in..." September 14

  • Neither Patriots Nor Raiders Were Aware Of Antonio Brown’s Civil Lawsuit

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Patriots were unaware that Antonio Brown was involved in the civil lawsuit, Jeremy Fowler of reports. The Raiders, who released Brown last weekend, were also not aware of the allegations. Brown and his accuser, Britney Taylor, were in..." September 13

  • Raider Legend Marcus Allen Has Massive Praise for Josh Jacobs

    Heavy "The hype train for Oakland Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs was already pretty big and it only got bigger after Monday night’s performance against the Denver Broncos. Jacobs had 113 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns in the win. It is just one game and he didn’t have..." September 12

  • Raiders Audition T.J. McDonald, Other DBs

    Pro Football Rumors "One of the many veterans the Dolphins either traded, released or let walk in free agency this year, T.J. McDonald has drawn interest from another AFC team. The Raiders put McDonald through a Thursday workout, Field Yates of tweets. McDonald and fellow defensive backs Kentrell..." September 12

  • Jon Gruden on allegations against Antonio Brown: ‘Call his employer’

    NBC Boston "Antonio Brown is no longer Jon Gruden's problem. Still, the Oakland Raiders head coach was faced with questions on Wednesday about the sexual assault and rape allegations against the star wide receiver. Gruden responded by telling reporters he "isn't aware of..." September 12

  • Marquise Brown and Other NFL Rookies Already Looking Like Future Stars

    Bleacher Report "The NFL Week 1 slate always produces odd occurrences that don't necessarily reflect what happens the rest of the way. Teams throw out new things that aren't on film, and players are still getting used to full speed and contact again, among other reasons for the opening-slate..." September 12

  • NFL creates $3m challenge to develop safer helmet

    Sport Business "The National Football League is offering $3m as part of an initiative to create a helmet which can outperform the equipment currently in use. As part of the NFL Helmet Challenge, experts, innovators and helmet manufacturers have been offered $2m in grant funding to support the..." September 12

  • Hall of Fame reveals 122 nominees for '20 class

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis and defensive lineman Justin Smith are among the first-time eligible players nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020. The Hall of Fame on Thursday released a total of 122 players who comprise the list of modern-era..." September 12

  • Could Colts tank for another quarterback? Five NFL teams already looking ahead to 2020

    CBS Sports "Some NFL teams made good of their 2019 season openers over the weekend, confirming themselves as projected playoff contenders -- from the Los Angeles Rams surviving a battle with the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots blowing out the Pittsburgh Steelers to the Dallas Cowboys rolling..." September 12

  • Offensive Holding Calls, The Best Part of the NFL, Are Way Up This Year

    The Big Lead "Folks, the NFL is back and better than ever. And I can prove it with empirical data. Offensive holding penalties, the very best part of the game, are up in a big way. The NFL’s two officiating points of emphasis were obvious in Week 1. Flags for offensive holding rose 32..." September 12

  • Raiders' Darren Waller On Addiction Battle ... 'I Feel Like I'm Living with a Purpose'

    TMZ "Oakland Raiders tight end Darren Waller says he's GLAD the world knows about his battle with substance abuse ... because he's inspiring others and it "feels like I'm living with a purpose." Waller's story is incredible ... the 26-year-old is insanely talented..." September 12

  • Derek Carr Reveals Savage Comment Johnathan Abram Made After Injuring Shoulder

    12 Up "Just days after receiver Antonio Brown orchestrated his exit from Oakland, the Raiders were handed more bad news. Following their Week 1 win over the Denver Broncos, rookie safety Johnathan Abram was diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff and labrum, effectively ending his..." September 11

  • Oakland Raiders Rookie Johnathan Abram's Injury Reportedly Season-Ending

    Complex "According to reports, Oakland Raiders Safety Johnathan Abram's first season in the NFL is most likely done after he suffered an injury in a Week 1 game against the Denver Broncos. Abram's rotator cuff and Labrum were reportedly torn during the first quarter of Monday..." September 11

  • Jon Gruden: Gareon Conley’s going to be OK

    SI "Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said that cornerback Gareon Conley will be OK after the third-year player was carted off in the third quarter of Monday night's game against the Denver Broncos. In the third quarter and Oakland up 14–3, Conley was hit in the head after..." September 10

  • Raiders’ Trent Brown Mourns the Death of His Best Friend, Neiron Ball

    Heavy "After a long battle with a rare, congenital condition called arteriovenous malformation (AVM), former linebacker for the Oakland Raiders, Neiron Ball, has passed away. He played two years in Oakland before he was waived by the team. He never made his way to another NFL roster, mostly because of..." September 10

  • Vic Fangio on lack of pass rush: Raiders got it out quick

    Yahoo! Sports "When the Broncos hired Vic Fangio as their head coach this offseason, a common response was that putting Von Miller and Bradley Chubb into his defense would lead to good results for the Denver pass rush. That school of thought remained in session throughout the offseason and..." September 10

  • “There’s a chance” Gareon Conley plays this week

    San Francisco Chronicle "Cornerback Gareon Conley, who was carted off the field Monday night, has responded well and could play in Week 2 against the Chiefs, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said. “Happy to say that Gareon Conley seems to be doing OK,” Gruden said Tuesday. “I think..." September 10

  • Raiders’ Jon Gruden Calls out Johnathan Abram for ‘Reckless’ Play

    Heavy "There really shouldn’t be a lot for Oakland Raiders head coach, Jon Gruden, to complain about after Monday’s win over the Denver Broncos. Oakland played a pretty well-rounded game on both offense and defense against a tough divisional rival. This win marked the 100th of..." September 10

  • Unveiled DMs Suggest Antonio Brown Is Being Extorted With Fake Sexual Assault Claim

    Pop Culture "The contract issues between Antonio Brown and the Oakland Raiders, as well as his potential release, may very well be the dominating storyline on Saturday morning, but they aren't the only drama that he is dealing with. The wide receiver is also facing claims of rape from a personal..." September 10

  • Jon Gruden tells Patriots “good luck” with Antonio Brown

    NBC Sports Bay Area "It's been a whirlwind week for Jon Gruden and the Raiders.  Well, a whirlwind six months, really.  After Antonio Brown's short, drama-filled tenure ended Saturday with his release, the Raiders had to turn the page quickly to Monday's night's..." September 10

  • Mike Mayock on Antonio Brown: “Actions speak louder than words”

    Yardbarker "Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock was not about to discuss the Antonio Brown situation ahead of his team’s season opener Monday night. Brown requested to be released through social media early on Saturday, at which point the Raiders obliged. It was the culmination of..." September 10

  • Raiders fans chant 'F--- AB' during home opener

    12 Up "Antonio Brown couldn't have been happier to be released by the Oakland Raiders, and the feeling is mutual between him and Raiders fans themselves. The Black Hole got riled up before their Monday Night matchup against the Denver Broncos, starting a NSFW chant at AB's..." September 10

  • Derek Carr on moving past Antonio Brown: “We’re a family, and this family is pretty special”

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "“(Bleep) AB! (Bleep) AB!” The chant began early Monday evening, around the time Derek Carr had led the Raiders to a 72-yard scoring drive to open the 2019 season, those at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum both joyous with what they were watching and all too willing to voice..." September 10

  • Von Miller: My job is to sack QB and I didn't hit Derek Carr once "Derek Carr left Monday night's 24-16 tilt versus the Denver Broncos without a scratch. In fact, the Oakland Raiders' quarterback didn't have so much as a dirt smudge on his fender. The Broncos' pass rush entered 2019 with fearsome expectations led by Von Miller and..." September 10

  • Josh Jacobs makes history in NFL debut with Raiders, does something not done since LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001

    CBS Sports "Who needs Antonio Brown? That's what Oakland Raiders fans were thinking after watching their team defeat AFC West rival Denver in Oakland's 24-16 victory on Monday Night Football. Despite not having Brown, who was released by the team two days earlier, the Raiders never..." September 10

  • Chiefs-Raiders on Sunday will be last NFL game on a baseball infield

    Yahoo! Sports "For most of the NFL’s 100 seasons, some NFL teams have shared stadiums with Major League Baseball teams, which means some games are played on dirt infields. That all comes to an end on Sunday. The Raiders are the last NFL team sharing a stadium with a baseball team, and this is..." September 10

  • Raiders' Gareon Conley Carted Off With Apparent Head Injury After Scary Collision With Teammate

    Deadspin "Rookie Raiders safety Johnathan Abram made a number of noisy and violent hits Monday night. Late in the third quarter, with his team up 14–3, Abram drew a 15-yard penalty for lowering his head to initiate contact on a tackle of Broncos running back Royce Freeman, who was slowed up on the..." September 10

  • Tom Brady willing to have Antonio Brown move in with him while he gets settled with Patriots

    Fox News "Tom Brady is not just quarterbacking the New England Patriots, he's also driving the Super Bowl champions' welcome wagon. Brady has a new teammate he had to get acclimated to the offense and the vaunted "Patriots’ way," and it looks like..." September 09