OaklandRaiders

  • Broncos sign former Raiders punter Marquette King to three-year deal

    The Denver Broncos have signed free-agent punter Marquette King to a three-year contract, the team announced on Thursday. Pro Football Focus ranked King third among all punters last season, and he finished third in the NFL in net punting average (42.7 yards). On March 30, the AFC West rival...
  • NFL player Aldon Smith is being held on $30k bond after turning himself in to police

    The 28-year-old Smith was booked on misdemeanor charges of willful infliction of corporal injury, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, false imprisonment and vandalism (less than $400) The Oakland Raiders released him on Monday after he checked into rehab   San Francisco police released a statement Sunday naming...
  • Jon Gruden named Raiders’ coach

    ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders officially named Jon Gruden their new head coach Saturday night. The announcement was made about 90 minutes after Gruden worked as the analyst on ESPN’s coverage of the AFC playoff game at Kansas City between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans. He...
  • Jon Gruden: ‘Good Chance’ He Will Coach Raiders if Offered Job

    ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden says he has spoken with owner Mark Davis about the vacant Oakland Raiders job and adds there is a “good chance” he will take the job if it is offered to him. Gruden spoke to ESPN Radio on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of...
  • NFL player sits for ‘Star Spangled Banner’ but stands for Mexican national anthem: Trump speaks out

    Trump accused Marshawn Lynch of booing during the national anthem Sunday He said the Raiders running back should be suspended for the rest of the season  Lynch sat as usual for the US anthem during Sunday game in Mexico City He then stood for the Mexican anthem, drawing attention to...
  • Raiders break ground on 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – After years of planning, dealing and getting millions in public financing approved, the Oakland Raiders will break ground Monday on a 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas, across the freeway from the city’s world-famous casinos. Contractors will be working under an ambitious timeline as the...
  • Raiders QB Carr out 2 to 6 weeks with back injury

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will miss between two and six weeks after breaking a bone in his back during a loss to the Denver Broncos. Coach Jack Del Rio said Monday that a CT scan showed that Carr has a transverse process fracture in his...
  • Raiders Staffers Surround Marshawn Lynch As He Sits During National Anthem! See Video!

    Raiders and Broncos sidelines during the national anthem pic.twitter.com/Gon8DUDXpG — SB Nation (@SBNation) October 1, 2017 Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was surrounded and covered by team staffers as he sat during the national anthem. He was the only player sitting during the Star Spangled Banner and no...
  • On a day of protests, Redskins force their way into the spotlight!

    In one of the most shockingly lopsided and deeply satisfying wins in FedEx Field in recent years, the Washington Redskins manhandled the previously powerful Oakland Raiders, 27-10, on Sunday night. This nationally televised horror flick of a football massacre should probably have required parental discretion — in Oakland. In Washington,...