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Raiders happy to have receiver Jordy Nelson on their side

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 3 hrs ago.

After spending his first 10 NFL seasons in Green Bay with the same quarterback and head coach, Jordy Nelson acknowledged it took a little time to adjust to his new environment with the Oakland Raiders. Nelson got over that fairly quickly and has done his best to fit in and adjust right away, becoming a leader in the receiver room and a trusted targ

New odds list Bears as third most likely to land Raiders' Khalil Mack

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 3 hrs ago.

Time to fire up those unrealistic expectations, Bears fans. According to oddsmakers OddsShark, Chicago has the third-best odds (+350) of landing Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack -- if he were to be traded, that is: Updated odds for which team Khalil

Top Gun? Jon Gruden thinks Tom Cruise is overpaid

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 hrs ago.

When King asks about Gruden’s contract, he uses it as a chance to take a swipe at one of the biggest box-office draws of the last 30 years. “I’m not making $100 million, just so you know,” Gruden began, then spent the rest of the answer seemingly confirming that he is, in fact, signed for $100 million.

Three things you need to know from Raiders' 19-15 loss to Rams

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 2 days ago.

Here are three things you need to know from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum... Jon Gruden wasn't thrilled having to play the Rams in the preseason's second game and again three weeks later when it actually matters. The Raiders went in reverse on Saturday, sitting 21 healthy players in this game to prevent the Rams from seeing too much of their

Gruden calls off Raiders' final practice of training camp

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 4 days ago.

Jon Gruden called off practice Thursday, ending his first training camp back with the Oakland Raiders a day earlier than originally planned. Instead of going through a light practice, as is customary on the final day of training camp, players rushed to pack their bags and sped out to make the 60-mile drive south to the team's headquarters in Alame

Spurs sorry over new stadium delay

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Tottenham have apologised to their supporters after the "unavoidable" delay to the opening of their new White Hart Lane stadium. The Premier League club have been forced to postpone the scheduled opening of the rebuilt area next month due to safety issues. Tottenham spent last season playing their home matches at Wembley while White Hart Lane was

Former Raiders CB Smith released from prison early

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 6 days ago.

Former Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was released from prison in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, five months into a one-year sentence for felony assault. Smith, 31, was sentenced to a year in jail and five years of probation after he pled guilty on March 13 to a felony assault charge stemming from a July 2017 incident in Pasadena, Calif. An

Three things you need to know from Raiders' first preseason win over Lions

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 9 days ago.

The Raiders' preseason victory over Detroit will fall in that category soon enough, replaced in the memory bank by impactful moments to come. The Raiders drafted two interior pass rushers this year, and both guys made an impact on Friday's outcome. Second-rounder P.J. Hall had a sack – on his first professional rep, no less – and a pass defle

Report: Raiders seeking pay cut for LT Penn

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders are seeking a pay cut or contract restructure with left tackle Donald Penn, less than a year after signing him to an extension, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal report. Per the Review-Journal's Michael Gehlken, the team would like to convert the $3 million of non-guaranteed money in Penn's 2018 salary into bonuses or in

Report: Raiders seeking pay cut for LT Penn

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders are seeking a pay cut or contract restructure with left tackle Donald Penn, less than a year after signing him to an extension, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal report. Per the Review-Journal's Michael Gehlken, the team would like to convert the $3 million of non-guaranteed money in Penn's 2018 salary into bonuses or in

More history: Raiders' new assistant strength and conditioning coach also team's first female coach

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

Late owner Al Davis made sure the Oakland Raiders were arguably the NFL’s most progressive franchise. The Raiders had the league’s first Hispanic head coach (Tom Flores), its first modern-era black head coach (Art Shell), and its first female team CEO (Amy Trask). The Raiders have hired their first-ever female assistant coach and only the secon

Report: Raiders seeking pay cut for LT Penn

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders are seeking a pay cut or contract restructure with left tackle Donald Penn, less than a year after signing him to an extension, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal report. Per the Review-Journal's Michael Gehlken, the team would like to convert the $3 million of non-guaranteed money in Penn's 2018 salary into bonuses or in

Report: Raiders seeking pay cut for LT Penn

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders are seeking a pay cut or contract restructure with left tackle Donald Penn, less than a year after signing him to an extension, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal report. Per the Review-Journal's Michael Gehlken, the team would like to convert the $3 million of non-guaranteed money in Penn's 2018 salary into bonuses or in

Jon Gruden Is Back, With a Big Rebuilding Job: 10 Thoughts on the Raiders

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

With the NFL season just a few weeks away, Andy Benoit is previewing every NFL team in reverse order of last season’s finish. Up today: the Oakland Raiders, who finished 6–10 in 2017. 1. One of the most fascinating “football nerd” items to watch this season is how often Jon Gruden has QB Derek Carr under center, as opposed to in the shotgun

James Palmer: Matt Patricia using New England Patriots' running back approach with his Detroit Lions team

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

NFL Network's James Palmer from Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders joint practice, compares the Lions backfield to the Patriots.

Lions remove DE Ziggy Ansah from PUP list

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

Ziggy Ansah is back from the PUP list - and has little to say about his contract situation. The Lions removed the defensive end from the active/physically unable to perform list Monday, and he spoke to reporters for a bit. Detroit ended up bringing him back this season on the franchise tag .

Rookie could be Key to unlocking Raiders pass rush

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

As he squares off against first-round draft pick Kolton Miller almost daily in training camp, Oakland Raiders rookie defensive end Arden Key rarely uses the same move twice. On one play, Key takes a jab-step inside then spins around to Miller's outside shoulder and speeds past the big left tackle. A few moments later, Key bull-rushes his way betwe

Raiders rookie Mo Hurst still motivated by draft snub

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

More than three months after the NFL draft, Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Maurice Hurst is still a little bitter about how things played out. Projected to be a sure first-rounder after his final season at Michigan, Hurst wasn't selected until the fifth round amid questions about his health stemming from a heart condition that also got him sent

Report: Raiders waive K Tavecchio, sign Nugent

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders surprisingly waived incumbent kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, according to a report late Friday night from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. According to multiple reports, the team is signing veteran Mike Nugent to take Tavecchio's place on the roster. The team also has undrafted rookie Eddy Pineiro from Florida at the position.

Charles Woodson, Peyton Manning stop by Raiders camp

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

Charles Woodson took a break from overseeing his winery in the Napa Valley to visit the Oakland Raiders training camp Thursday. Peyton Manning was there, too, while in the midst of a speaking tour. The two future Hall-of-Famers were all over the place, chatting with players and coaches and going over techniques as the Raiders went through their 2 1

Why are the Raiders playing hardball with Khalil Mack?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 19 days ago.

There is one player in the 77-year history of the Associated Press NFL All-Pro voting who has been chosen first-team All-Pro at two positions in the same year. It happened in 2015, when Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders was chosen at both defensive end and outside linebacker. In the relatively short time since, Mack has remained as one of the best

Report: Raiders, DE Mack not talking contract, no offer on table

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 20 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders and defensive end Khalil Mack have had no contract talks since February, and the team does not currently have an offer on the table, according to an NFL Network report Tuesday. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported the deal "is not something that, at present, is currently being worked on," despite the pass-rusher's holdout fro

Jared Cook says Jon Gruden showing grainy, dated 70s footage in Raiders film sessions

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 20 days ago.

There was concern when the Oakland Raiders hired Jon Gruden as head coach that the game had passed him by. … I’m not going to rely on the GPS’s and all the modern technology,” Gruden told reporters at a February press conference while doing his best doddering grandpa impression. Jon Gruden is living up to his promise of keeping to “the ol

Raiders' Gareon Conley out at least 2 weeks with sore hip

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 20 days ago.

Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley is dealing with another training camp injury and is expected to miss at least two weeks because of a hip strain. Conley has not practiced since the first day of training camp last week and only made a brief appearance Monday while the rest of the team worked out in pads. Raiders coach Jon Gruden did not spec

Raiders LB Tahir Whitehead calls out Dak Prescott's anthem stance

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 21 days ago.

On Friday, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott made it clear he has no plans to kneel during the national anthem this season. "I never protest," Prescott told reporters at Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California (via the Dallas Morning News).