OaklandRaiders

  • 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,...
  • Former Oakland Raiders face anguish in their final days after NFL battering!

    One by one, they’re dying. Then came the jarring words last week of Jim Plunkett telling the San Jose Mercury News, “My life sucks. It’s not fun being in this body right now. Everything hurts.” I’m shaking my head, but I know the truth, and so do you. The...
  • Raiders CB Sean Smith charged with beating sister’s boyfriend

      LOS ANGELES – Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister’s boyfriend last month, Los Angeles prosecutors announced. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Smith, who is entering his second season with the Raiders, faces one felony count each of assault by...