source: Raiders agree to 1-year deal with Incognito

Sports 05/28/19, 09:43

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito.A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides came to the agreement after a few weeks of discussion. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the signing ...

Carr back for 6th year as Raiders QB after offseason rumors

Football 05/21/19, 17:12

Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if he was confident it wouldn't happen.The rumors were only fueled when coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock met with Kyler Murray ...

Invincible II? Vinny Papale long shot to make an NFL roster

Sports 05/14/19, 02:09

Vinny Papale knows his father's story and has watched the Mark Wahlberg movie "Invincible" about 30 times.Only when he got to college at Delaware did Vinny fully appreciate the inspirational tale of Vince Papale earning a spot with the Philadelphia Eagles at age 30 despite never playing football before. The ...

3 Clemson stars highlight Raiders rookie class

Football 05/03/19, 18:00

Coach Jon Gruden has already altered one aspect of rookie minicamp for the Oakland Raiders based on what the team did in the draft.Gruden said the coaching staff will don Clemson shirts on the final day of the weekend minicamp in homage to the three draft picks from the national-champion ...

Ex-Raiders, Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski retiring

Football 04/29/19, 14:58

Former Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski is set to retire after an 18-year career.Janikowski spent 17 seasons with Oakland before kicking last season with Seattle after signing a one-year deal. Janikowski's agent, Paul Healy, confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that his client intends to retire. ...

Mayock feels ownership over 1st draft as Raiders GM

Football 04/27/19, 20:10

Soon after Mike Mayock moved from the role of draft analyst to Oakland Raiders general manager, former Baltimore GM Ozzie Newsome warned him that having an opinion is far easier than making a decision.Now that his first draft as an NFL general manager is over, Mayock said that resonated with ...

Raider stake Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell 4th overall

Sports 04/25/19, 20:01

The Oakland Raiders used the fourth pick in the draft on Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell in hopes of finding the edge rusher to replace Khalil Mack.Coach Jon Gruden and first-year general manager Mike Mayock passed up pass rushers rated higher by most analysts like Kentucky's Josh Allen and Houston's ...

Mike Mayock takes center stage for 1st draft as Raiders GM

Football 04/24/19, 11:30

Mike Mayock is used to being under the spotlight on NFL draft weekend.As the lead analyst at NFL Network, Mayock spent so many hours on the air each draft for more than a decade analyzing prospects and critiquing picks made by the 32 teams that he sometimes even lost his ...

Raiders have 3 1st-rounders in GM Mike Mayock’s 1st draft

Sports 04/18/19, 12:50

Mike Mayock won't exactly get to ease into his new role as Oakland Raiders general manager after spending years as a draft analyst.Mayock knows he will be highly scrutinized with three first-round picks thanks to coach Jon Gruden's much-criticized trades that sent franchise building blocks Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper ...

Raiders sign LB Brandon Marshall, RB Isaiah Crowell

Football 03/28/19, 16:40

The Oakland Raiders filled two more holes on their depth chart Thursday by signing linebacker Brandon Marshall and running back Isaiah Crowell to one-year contracts.The moves are the latest ones in a roster overhaul by coach Jon Gruden and new general manager Mike Mayock after the team struggled to a ...

Raiders sign backup quarterback Landry Jones

Football 03/26/19, 15:43

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent quarterback Landry Jones.The move on Tuesday gives the Raiders another potential backup behind starter Derek Carr. Oakland signed Mike Glennon earlier in free agency and also has Nathan Peterman on the roster.Jones was originally a fourth-round pick by Pittsburgh in 2013. He has ...

AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels dies at age 83

Sports 03/26/19, 11:43

Former Oakland Raiders running back and AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels has died at age 83.The team announced Daniels' death late Monday night but did not give a cause.Daniels played nine seasons of pro football starting with the Dallas Texans of the AFL in 1960. He spent his next ...

Raiders release OL Donald Penn

Football 03/16/19, 17:27

The Oakland Raiders released offensive lineman Donald Penn on Saturday, cutting ties with the longest-tenured player on their roster.The Raiders said they came to a mutual decision to cut ties with Penn, who became expendable after Oakland signed Trent Brown to a four-year, $66 million contract this week that is ...

Vegas-bound Raiders spending big for final season in Oakland

Football 03/15/19, 15:38

Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock were invited by Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis for an event in Las Vegas last week, a year before the team's planned move to Sin City.The Raiders coach and general manager were set for a night on the town with their wives when those plans ...

Addition of Antonio Brown ‘changed everything’ for Raiders

Football 03/13/19, 18:17

Rookie general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden had meticulously put together a plan to rebuild the Oakland Raiders with three first-round draft picks and a couple of smart free agent signings when they suddenly got sent in a different direction last week.The Pittsburgh Steelers were willing to trade ...

Column: AB gives stars new weapon _ and makes owners nervous

Sports 03/12/19, 16:32

Some of Antonio Brown's antics are impossible to defend. Livestreaming from the locker room after a playoff win. Disappearing for two days right before the crucial season finale of 2018. Showing no respect for the coach who spent so much time defending his eccentricities.But demanding a new contract?That's just a smart ...

Source: Raiders agree to deal with safety Lamarcus Joyner

Football 03/12/19, 11:33

After making a couple of big splashes to improve their offense, the Oakland Raiders have now turned to upgrading their struggling defense.The Raiders agreed to a four-year contract with versatile free-agent safety Lamarcus Joyner, a person familiar with the deal said Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

Source: Raiders to sign tackle Trent Brown to $66M deal

Football 03/11/19, 14:34

The Oakland Raiders made another big splash Monday, agreeing to sign free agent offensive tackle Trent Brown to a four-year deal worth a record $66 million.Brown will receive $36.75 million guaranteed in the richest contract ever for an offensive lineman, according to a person familiar with the contract. The person ...

sources: Jets agree on deal to acquire Raiders’ Osemele

Sports 03/10/19, 17:18

The New York Jets made a big move to get a big man to bolster their offensive line.Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that the Jets agreed Sunday to acquire two-time Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele from the Oakland Raiders.The deal includes the ...

source: Raiders acquire WR Antonio Brown from Steelers

Sports 03/10/19, 01:47

The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers and will give him the lucrative new contract he wanted.A person with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that the Raiders finalized the deal with the ...

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