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RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raiders to announce lease extension in Oakland as reports come out owners don’t want them in LA

All signs point to the Oakland Raiders remaining in Oakland, though not really by their own free will. The Raiders and the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. Pacific Time, presumably to announce an extension of the team’s lease at O.co Coliseum.   Presser today for JPA/Raiders announcement. Short-term lease w/O.co...
Via The Comeback
41 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Raiders To Announce One-Year Deal To Play At Coliseum For 2016 Season

The Oakland Raiders reached a one-year deal to remain at the O.Co Coliseum for the 2016 season, according Albert Breer. In the event the Chargers decline to relocate to Los Angeles, the option to join the Rams in L.A. would go to the Raiders for the 2017 season. This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise considering that recent reports indicated this was likely the next move...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders staying in Oakland for 2016 season

After all the buzz over the past year plus surrounding three NFL teams looking to relocate to Los Angeles, it appears the Rams will be the only one to get their wish in time for the 2016 season. Oakland Raiders insider Scott Bair of CSN California is reporting that the team will announce a short-term lease with the Oakland Coliseum at a press conference on Thursday: Presser...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners reportedly concerned with Raiders-gang connections in LA

The Oakland Raiders are the odd team out for now in the race to move to Los Angeles, and it sounds like that is something pleasing to the NFL owners. Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. have a feature in ESPN the Magazine that takes an in-depth look at the process that led to the Rams being approved by the league to move back to LA. The piece goes into detail discussing the struggle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To re-sign or not to re-sign Khalif Barnes

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders have been re-signing offensive tackle Khalif Barnes to one year...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders save $5 million in cap space by releasing Nate Allen

The Oakland Raiders released safety Nate Allen on Tuesday, and the move will free up $5 million in salary cap space for the 2016 season, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan.Allen signed a four-year, $23 million contract last March, but injuries limited him to just five games played in 2015. According to Pro Football Focus, he struggled in pass coverage and against the run.Based...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders release Nate Allen

One year after signing him to a four-year deal, the Oakland Raiders have decided to part ways with safety Nate Allen after just one season. ESPN’s Field Yates first reported the news, and then the Raiders confirmed the move on the team’s official website. Allen played in five games for the Raiders this past season. He totaled 14 tackles (11 solo), one interception and two...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders cut ties with S Nate Allen after 1 season in Oakland

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have terminated the contract of safety Nate Allen. Oakland cut ties with Allen on Tuesday, less than one year after signing him as a free agent. Allen's $4.9 million salary for 2016 would have been guaranteed if he was on the roster Wednesday. The 28-year-old Allen played just five games this season because of a pair of knee injuries....
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Raiders Owner Talks With Sacramento About Possible Relocation

For the last few months, the rumor mill has continued to swirl with possible sites for the Oakland Raiders to move to if they decide in fact to leave their current home. There is the possibility of moving to Los Angeles if the Chargers don’t complete their planned more … there is also a chance they may replace in the Chargers in San Diego if the move does take place. Along the...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To re-sign or not to re-sign Rod Streater

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Just a couple of years ago, Rod Streater was the leading receiver for the Oakland...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reflecting on Oakland Raiders’ QB Ken Stabler’s Hall of Fame career

On February 6, the NFL announced the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Among the inductees is former Oakland Raiders’ quarterback Ken “The Snake” Stabler, who finally made it in after being named a finalist three previous times. Many Raiders fans have been waiting for this day for decades ever since the first time Stabler was announced as a finalist. Kenny Stabler spent...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the Oakland Raiders

If there is one team that seems to be on the rise in the AFC, it’s the Oakland Raiders. Derek Carr seems to be on a much better path than his brother David and Latavius Murray looks like a running back that can carry this team. The Raiders were just a few pieces short of being a contender in the conference this year and having to compete with the eventual Super Bowl Champions and...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Former Michigan Great Charles Woodson Ends NFL Award Acceptance Speech With “Go Blue!”

Charles Woodson won the NFL’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award on Saturday night.  The 18-year veteran, a nine-time Pro Bowler, announced in December that he is retiring.  At the end of Woodson’s speech, the former Michigan great shouted out his alma mater. “As always, Go Blue!” he said.  Charles Woodson won the NFL’s sportsmanship award, and he ended his acceptance...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson drops a ‘what are those’ (Video)

Charles Woodson made a meme reference during the NFL Honors awards show on Saturday when he showed off his shoes. The Oakland Raiders legend went casual and was wearing a pair of Jordans with his suit. When he went on stage to accept the Art Rooney Award, he replied to Kanye for saying Adidas and the Yeezys are more popular than Jordans. He pointed to his Jumpmans and said “what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounds Like Michael Crabtree Was Not A Big Fan Of Colin Kaepernick's Work Ethic

Michael Crabtree is a year removed from his time with the San Francisco 49ers , but that doesn't stop the media from trying to get his opinion on the drama surrounding the team's one-time franchise quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Crabtree was discarded by the 49ers prior to the season, and found a home across the Bay with the Oakland Raiders (and did well). Kaepernick, on the other...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders a potential landing spot for Wilkerson?

As free agency gets closer and closer rumors will begin to flood in about who teams are interested in signing. The first noise about the Oakland Raiders seems to be that they are extremely interested in making a move for New York Jets defensive end, Muhammad Wilkerson. Wilkerson was making a bit of noise earlier this season as he was upset that him and the New York Jets were unable...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders and Texans to play MNF game in Mexico City in 2016

What was yesterday a pretty strong rumor has now become official. The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans will travel south of the border to play a regular-season Monday night game in Mexico. The Raiders announced the Mexico City game on Friday. The Raiders and Texans will play in Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, on Monday, Nov. 21 (which...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To re-sign or not to re-sign Donald Penn

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders have a lot of big time decisions that need to be made this offseason...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders LB Khalil Mack Throwing Down The Power Dunk

Raiders fans are certainly happy to have Khalil Mack on the roster. The young linebacker has quickly become one of the best linebackers in the league after just a couple seasons. His physical presence is enough to make the average running back nervous and offensive lineman wish they were skinny.He is clearly a tremendous athlete that is capable of doing quite a bit on the gridiron...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell not necessarily opposed to NFL team in Las Vegas

Roger Goodell has opened the door on an NFL franchise in Las Vegas. In an appearance on Wednesday’s Rich Eisen Show, Goodell was asked about the prospects of a team in Las Vegas, and he made it sound like he wouldn’t personally stand in the way if owners voted through a hypothetical proposal. “Ultimately, it’s the ownership’s decision,” Goodell told Eisen, via John...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Davis’ ghost still haunting NFL owners

The ghost of Al Davis still lingers over the NFL landscape, and in no small way. When Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke emerged victorious in the bid for Los Angeles, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said everyone was a winner in the deal. When asked about the fans in St. Louis, he quipped “Well, someone had to lose.” But the fans in St. Louis weren’t alone in their...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Stabler latest deceased former NFL player with CTE

Late former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler was the latest pro football player who was found to have Stage 3 CTE during a postmortem examination of his brain. Sadly, the news of a former player being posthumously diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease has become a norm. Stabler, who was 69 when he died last summer of colon cancer, was the NFL’s MVP in 1974 and...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best defensive performances in Super Bowl history

In a league where “defense wins championships,” it’s amazing how seldom defensive players are truly recognized on the grandest stage of American sports: the Super Bowl. Typically speaking, a player on the offensive side of the football makes all the headlines and takes home the MVP award, but every few years it’s a defensive player who stands out most in the Super Bowl....
Via Yardbarker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray Forgets How To Run And The Defense Forgets How To Tackle At The Pro Bowl

During the Pro Bowl Jerry Rice commented during a sideline interview how he wished there would be a little more contact in the game. Back in his day they actually did have some, but nowadays the hardest hit in the game is laid by a fan in the stands on another fan. To be fair there are some guys that try to play a decent game--but there are not many of them.Oakland Raiders running...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' past image playing a role in NFL's relocation decision

There has been quite a bit of build up in the Bay Area to these next two weeks--to the Oakland Raiders officially filing to relocate to Los Angeles, and for a final decision on the matter to be made at the lague meetings in New York.However during the days since the Raiders--along with the San Diego Chargers and St. Louis Rams-- reportedly filed, the situation appears just as murky...
Via Yardbarker
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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