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Raiders owner Mark Davis: Jon Gruden wanted Khalil Mack, don't blame Gruden for trade

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

As the Oakland Raiders have quickly become the NFL’s worst team in coach Jon Gruden’s first season, owner Mark Davis hasn’t had much to say. Davis spoke on many subjects, but the most interesting was the Khalil Mack trade.

Carr's throwaway symbolizes Raiders' 5th straight loss

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

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- �� Derek Carr rolled to his right, felt pressure from Melvin Ingram and threw the ball at the feet of Jalen Richard when no one was open. The problem for the Oakland Raiders was that play came on fourth down. Far more went into the fifth straight loss for the Raiders than that one botched play in the fourth quarter of a

Derek Carr throws ball away on fourth down because ... Raiders?

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

Facing fourth-and-5 while trailing the Los Angeles Chargers 20-6 late in the fourth quarter, Carr found himself under intense pressure from a blitz while dropping back for a pass. With Melvin Ingram bearing down, Carr faced a quick decision. Instead of putting the ball where there was a semblance of a chance for a first down, Carr just threw it int

Watch: Raiders Fool Chargers With Fake Punt on Opening Drive

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

Raiders punter Johnny Townsend gained 42 yards on a fake punt during Oakland's opening drive against the Chargers on Sunday. Raiders coach Jon Gruden called quarterback Derek Carr and the offenese off the field when it faced a fourth-and-four after

Rivers leads Chargers to 6th straight win, 20-6 over Raiders

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

Philip Rivers took nearly 20 minutes to complete his first pass, the Los Angeles Chargers got gashed on a long fake punt and the offense put up a season low in yards. Despite a few hiccups along the way, the Chargers still managed to pull off another win for their longest winning streak in nine years. Rivers overcame the slow start to throw two tou

Giants-49ers Game Could Be Postponed Monday Due to Smoke From Wildfires

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 1 day ago.

Monday night's game between the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium could possibly be postponed or relocated due to smoke from the recent California wildfires. 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said Saturday that the game is still scheduled for Monday night but realizes that may change. "I know it's a possibility because of w

49ers QB Nick Mullens knows how to make good 1st impression

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

Nick Mullens knows how to make a good first impression. Whether it was wearing a suit to his pre-draft interview with the San Francisco 49ers or setting records in his NFL debut, Mullens has proven that he can get off on the right foot in a new situation. Now the key for Mullens heading into his second start for the 49ers (2-7) on Monday night agai

Raiders' Guenther says no friction between him, Gruden

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

Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther denied there is any friction between him and coach Jon Gruden and said the two remain united in trying to improve a team that has been one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL this season. One week after cameras caught the two coaches getting into a heated exchange after a costly blown play i

Under pressure: Sacks rise for Carr behind hurt Raiders line

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

After taking a career-high seven sacks behind a decimated Oakland Raiders offensive line, Derek Carr got a phone call from someone who knows just what that's like to being repeatedly hit by bruising NFL defensive linemen. ''It's not that bad,'' Derek Carr said Wednesday. The situation in Oakland definitely isn't on the level it was for the e

Falcons sign Raiders castoff Bruce Irvin

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

Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders didn’t have any use for defensive end Bruce Irvin anymore, but one of the hottest teams in the NFL was happy to scoop him up. Since Irvin was cut by Oakland it seemed like the Atlanta Falcons were a good fit, given that

Mariota magic as Titans stifle stumbling Cowboys

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

Marcus Mariota threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Tennessee Titans deepened the gloom surrounding the Dallas Cowboys with a 28-14 victory on the road at the AT&T Stadium on Monday. Mariota finished with 240 passing yards as the Titans punished another stumbling performance by the Cowboys offense, who were subjected to boos thr

Raiders release leading pass rusher Bruce Irvin

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders waived Bruce Irvin on Saturday after the team's leading pass rusher had his playing time reduced significantly in recent weeks. Irvin played just nine snaps in a 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night. ''We would like to thank Bruce Irvin for his years of service to the Oakland Raiders and we wish him the best

Jon Gruden Doubles Down: 'I See Players After Every Game We Play That Want to be Raiders'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

The Oakland Raiders are 1–7 in the Jon Gruden era so far, but Gruden is still optimistic about the future of the franchise. Even after the Raiders suffered their seventh loss of the season at the hands of the 49ers Thursday night, the coach doubled down

Gruden seeks answers after most lopsided loss of his career

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

The banged-up offensive line is providing no protection for Derek Carr, leaving coach Jon Gruden so concerned about his quarterback's health that he was unwilling to call any down-field passes. The problems for the Oakland Raiders right now run deep and they were all exposed in a 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers that was the most lopsided of G

With Raiders getting blown out, quarterback Derek Carr gets taken out by Jon Gruden

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

It’s not like Derek Carr was going to lead a comeback anyway. After Carr was hit hard and often behind the Raiders’ porous offensive line, Jon Gruden lifted his quarterback. The Raiders trailed 31-3 with about 12 minutes left when Carr was yanked.

Jon Gruden says players call him 'dying to play for the Raiders'

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

Jon Gruden appears to live in an alternate reality. The embattled Oakland Raiders coach who eschews analytics, leans on coaching tactics from decades past and leads one of the most broken locker rooms in the NFL insists that his team remains a prime destination for NFL players. Gruden told Fox Sports ahead of Thursday’s game against the San Franc

Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers: Who retires first?

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

New season, new questions! Welcome back to the Yahoo Sports NFL Mailbag, where we’re taking your questions via Twitter, Facebook, email and screaming into the void. Got a question? Hit us up by email at jay.busbee@yahoo.com or see below. Today, our teams

Can Matt Breida fight through his injuries to shine against the Raiders?

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

Matt Breida splashed onto the scene with the 49ers in 2018. Brad believes — in a bye-heavy week — Breida will once again receive the lion’s share of the action at RB. Breida will carry his explosiveness — he’s accrued eight runs of 15+ yards this season — into a matchup Thursday against the Oakland Raiders.

Week 8 wrap podcast: Are the Raiders actually more fantasy relevant minus Amari Cooper?

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

Week 8’s Sunday action has come to a close, and (a bit unexpectedly) the Oakland Raiders showed life. After scoring 13 total points in crushing, back-to-back losses, Derek Carr and the offense put up 28 points. The defense couldn’t stop Marlon Mack and the suddenly-juggernaut Colts though, but still, it begs the question: could the Raiders be a

Raiders QB Derek Carr throws two first-half TD passes after wild week

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

Raiders QB Derek Carr throws two first-half TD passes after wild week originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comWith assurances that he'll be the Raiders' quarterback for the foreseeable future, Derek Carr went out Sunday and played a solid first half

Larry Johnson whiffs on joke about nearly signing with Raiders in 2010

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

The Chiefs and Raiders have long been AFC West rivals. Larry Johnson, who was a two-time Pro Bowl running back for Kansas City where he combined for 3,539 rushing yards in 2005 and 2006. After my release from Chiefs 2009, Raiders coaching staff called me asking/pleading with me to sign w/Oakland for 2010 season.

As an ESPN analyst, Jon Gruden said Raiders should draft Amari Cooper

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

It’s not completely clear why Raiders head coach Jon Gruden decided to trade away wide receiver Amari Cooper, but we do know one thing for sure: Gruden thought Cooper was a smart pick at the time the Raiders drafted him. “They have a young quarterback, Derek Carr, and he can throw the football. “They need to get Amari Cooper, I think.

Jon Gruden: 'I don't see us making any more trades'

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

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden talks to the media about the team's plan moving forward as the trade deadline approaches next week.

Jon Gruden works for 'The Raiders,' not 'The Oakland Raiders'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 17 days ago.

Of all the things he has said in nearly 10 months as de facto general manager and de jure coach of the Raiders, it is this one sentence, uttered Wednesday during his damage acknowledgement presser that is most difficult for him to reconcile, and though Gruden has never been one to shy away from the truth when it suits him, this can't be reconciled

Martin ready to take over for Lynch in Raiders backfield

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 17 days ago.

Three years after his last 1,000-yard season, Oakland Raiders running back Doug Martin is getting another chance to prove he can still be an effective player in the NFL. Marshawn Lynch's groin injury and subsequent surgery created a vacancy in the backfield and the Raiders are turning to Martin to fill the gap. ''I feel good, fresh legs,'' Mar