OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adding speed to the defense to match up with Kansas City's dynamic playmakers was a priority this offseason for the Oakland Raiders.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Daryl Worley signed his second-round restricted free agent tender with the Oakland Raiders for $3.095 million.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Nevin Lawson.
Lawson joined the Raiders on Wednesday after spending the first five seasons of his...
OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: TE Jared Cook, RB Marshawn Lynch, RB Doug Martin, CB Rashan Melvin, WR Dwayne Harris, S Marcus Gilchrist, DL Clinton McDonald, WR Brandon...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will be without their two starting cornerbacks against the Denver Broncos.
Gareon Conley has been ruled out of Monday night's game with a concussion and Daryl Worley was placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. Oakland also waived Damontre Moore.
The Raiders signed safety Dallin Leavitt and tight end Paul Butler from the practice squad, although Butler is inactive for the game.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent cornerback Montrel Meander and placed cornerback Leon Hall on injured reserve.
Meander had been on the practice squad in Cleveland before signing with the Raiders on Friday. He was an undrafted free agent out of Grambling, where he had two interceptions his senior season.
Hall played 10 games this season, compiling 25 tackles and three passes defensed.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have activated cornerback Daryl Worley from the suspended list.
Oakland released defensive lineman Tank Carradine on Saturday to make room for Worley on the 53-man roster. Worley is expected to play for the Raiders on Sunday against the Chargers.
OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-10)
New faces: Coach Jon Gruden, defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, WR Jordy Nelson, RB Doug Martin, CB Rashaan Melvin, CB Daryl Worley, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, LB Derrick Johnson, S Marcus Gilchrist, LB Emmanuel Lamur, LB Tahir Whitehead, FB Keith Smith, DL Tank Carradine, QB AJ McCarron, OL Kolton Miller, DT Maurice Hurst, DE Arden Key, DT P.J. Hall.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's policy on substance abuse and personal conduct.
The league announced the ban on Saturday before the Raiders had to cut their roster to 53 players. Worley will be eligible to return to the team Oct. 1.
OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-10)
New faces: Coach Jon Gruden, defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, WR Jordy Nelson, WR Martavis Bryant, RB Doug Martin, CB Rashaan Melvin, CB Daryl Worley, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, LB Derrick Johnson, S Marcus Gilchrist, LB Emmanuel Lamur, LB Tahir Whitehead, WR Ryan Switzer, OL Breno Giacomini, FB Keith Smith, DL Tank Carradine, OL Kolton Miller, DT Maurice Hurst, DE Arden Key, DT P.J. Hall.
CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)
New faces: RB C.J. Anderson, WR Torrey Smith, WR Jarius Wright, WR D.J. Moore, TE Ian Thomas, OL Jeremiah Sirles, DT Dontari Poe, CB Donte Jackson, S Da'Norris Searcy, QB Taylor Heinicke.
Key losses: RB Jonathan Stewart, OG Andrew Norwell, TE Ed Dickson, DE Charles Johnson, DT Star Lotulelei, CB Daryl Worley, S Kurt Coleman, QB Derek Anderson.
CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)
OPEN CAMP: July 26, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
LAST YEAR: Panthers enjoyed bounce-back season after failing to reach playoffs in 2017. Carolina lost three times to New Orleans, including wild-card playoffs. No deep threat, lengthy injury to TE Greg Olsen and poor pass protection doomed offense. Defense remained one of NFL's best behind high MLB Luke Kuechly.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Daryl Worley just over a week after his release by Philadelphia following an arrest.
Worley was let go by the Eagles on April 15 after being arrested near the Eagles' practice facility. Police used a Taser on him after he became combative and NFL Network also reported that a gun was found in Worley's vehicle.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested.
NFL Network reported that Worley was arrested Sunday morning near the team's practice facility and that police used a Taser on him after he became combative. The report also said a gun was found in Worley's vehicle.
The team first issued a statement that it was investigating Worley's arrest and later announced he was cut.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Julius Peppers isn't done playing football just yet.
The 38-year-old free agent re-signed with the Panthers on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year contract.
The deal is for $5 million, with $2.5 million guaranteed, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team does not release financial terms of contracts.
The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade wide receiver Torrey Smith to the Carolina Panthers for cornerback Daryl Worley, according to two people familiar with the deal.
The trade reached on Friday won't be officially announced until the NFL's league year opens next Wednesday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to release the trade information.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are heading into the biggest game of their season with some major injury concerns.
Carolina (8-3) is tied with New Orleans for first place in the NFC South entering Sunday's pivotal showdown at the Superdome. But just how many Panthers will be available to play remains a mystery.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers may need to add depth at cornerback after waiving former fifth-round draft pick Zack Sanchez and placing veteran Teddy Williams on injured reserve Friday.
Sanchez was having a solid preseason before injuring his groin Thursday night against the Steelers.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera endured a rough season in 2016 after being forced to start two rookies at cornerback following the release of Josh Norman and the retirement of Charles Tillman.
This year he's looking forward to having James Bradberry and Daryl Worley in the starting lineup.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly will miss his third straight game with a concussion when the Panthers host the San Diego Chargers.
A.J. Klein will start in his place.
Cornerback Daryl Worley and safety Kurt Coleman have been cleared from the league's concussion protocol and will start for Carolina on Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says three-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly will play against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday if he's cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol.
The NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 has missed the last two games with a concussion.
Kuechly is listed as questionable and Rivera says he hopes he can play, saying "anytime you got your leader out there, it is a doggone good thing."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are shaking up their secondary, cutting starting cornerback Bene Benwikere.
The team Friday promoted rookie Zack Sanchez from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
The moves come in the wake of the Panthers giving up 503 yards passing to Matt Ryan and 300 yards receiving to Julio Jones in a 48-33 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Cam Newton and Von Miller won't be watching much film of Super Bowl 50 as they prepare for Thursday night's NFL kickoff between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos.
The Panthers don't really want to relive the nightmare, and the Broncos don't want to live in the past.
Besides, "it's two completely different teams," Newton explained.
The Panthers return 18 of 22 starters, the Broncos just 13.
CAROLINA PANTHERS (17-2)
New faces: DT Vernon Butler, DT Paul Soliai, CB James Bradberry, CB Daryl Worley, CB Zack Sanchez, C-G Gino Gradkowski, P Andy Lee.
Key losses: CB Josh Norman, CB Charles Tillman, S Roman Harper, DE Jared Allen, WR Jerricho Cotchery.
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott says he'll miss having All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman roaming the secondary this season.
But McDermott also has growing faith that the NFC champions will be just fine with three rookie cornerbacks that teammates have dubbed the "Three Amigos."