1 bad quarter overshadows 3 good ones for Raiders D
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders held Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs in check for three of four quarters.
Raiders rookie S Abram to miss season with shoulder injury
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram will be placed on injured reserve after suffering a season-ending injury to his shoulder in the season opener.
Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in 1st game after Brown’s release
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the...
Broncos-Raiders features franchises all-in on new trend
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden can't be sure what Oakland's offense will look like in 2019, and not just because he jettisoned Antonio Brown . His quarterback, Derek Carr, threw just two passes in the...
Raiders prepare for opener vs. Broncos without Brown
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders once again head into a season opener having just cut ties with their most talented player.
A year after dealing star pass rusher Khalil Mack to...
Brown upset at Raiders for nearly $54,000 in fines
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown said Wednesday that the Oakland Raiders have fined him close to $54,000 for missing a practice and walkthrough last month.
Raiders place DT Justin Ellis on season-ending IR
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders placed defensive tackle Justin Ellis on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury Saturday and cut two undrafted players who had shined in the...
NFL 2019: Carr, Winston, Mariota among QBs in prove-it years
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — While outsiders keep speculating when the Oakland Raiders will cut ties with Derek Carr and search for a new franchise quarterback, Carr tunes out all the outside...
Undrafted players making big impression on Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After winning just four games last season and holding four picks in the top two rounds of the NFL draft, the Oakland Raiders figured to have plenty of opportunities for...
NFL 2019: Raiders compelling in final season in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The final scheduled season for the Raiders in Oakland shouldn't be boring even if it isn't a success on the field.
With high-profile offseason additions like big-play...
Raiders-Packers game lands in Winnipeg on Thursday
The Raiders' worldwide tour gets started in the preseason when they play a "home" exhibition against Green Bay in Canada.
The Raiders will be the first team to play games in three countries...
Antonio Brown practices with Raiders in certified helmet
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown practiced in a certified helmet with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, two days after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be...
Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders.
Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon...
Nathan Peterman runs and throws, Raiders beat Rams 14-3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Peterman ran farther on one play in his first preseason game with the Oakland Raiders than he ever did with the Buffalo Bills.
Raiders ready for their ‘Hard Knocks’ debut
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr angrily yelling at teammates. Jon Gruden showing a softer, gentler side for some of his younger players and ditching his trademark snarl. Vontaze Burfict...
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Peterman, Glennon trying to earn green light from Gruden
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As complex as his offense can be, Raiders coach Jon Gruden still gives quarterbacks the liberty to make whatever changes they want to make at the line of scrimmage.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — After several suspensions, accusations of racism and bullying, and run-ins with police off the field, Richie Incognito didn't know if he'd ever get another chance to play in...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown celebrated his first training camp with the Oakland Raiders by taking a hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley.
Correction: Sports Matter story
NEW YORK (AP) — In some versions of a July 19 story about the Sports Matter initiative, The Associated Press erroneously identified the RAND Corp. as the RAND Institute.
Raiders Training Camp Capsule
OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)
OPEN CAMP: July 27, Napa, California
LAST YEAR: Jon Gruden's first season back in Oakland was a disappointment. Star edge rusher Khalil Mack was traded before...
Raiders to host Rams for 2 joint practices
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions before the teams play in their exhibition opener.
Raiders picked to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again.
HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network's "Hard Knocks" show in training...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Throughout the draft process, Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden stressed the importance of character when looking for players who could help...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden has already altered one aspect of rookie minicamp for the Oakland Raiders based on what the team did in the draft.
Mayock feels ownership over 1st draft as Raiders GM
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Mayock won't exactly get to ease into his new role as Oakland Raiders general manager after spending years as a draft analyst.
Raiders Draft Preview Capsule
4, 24, 27. OAKLAND (6-10)
LAST SEASON: Coach Jon Gruden's first season back on sideline was rough one as defense lacked playmakers and QB Derek Carr struggled to grasp new offense. Rookie...
Raiders sign LB Brandon Marshall, RB Isaiah Crowell
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
The Latest: Gruden and Antonio Brown quite a match
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the NFL owners meetings Tuesday (all times EDT):
There's nothing on the football field Jon Gruden likes more than a big-time playmaker.
Raiders sign backup quarterback Landry Jones
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After making several big-ticket additions to start free agency, the Oakland Raiders are now making some cuts.
The Raiders released 2018 leading wide receiver Jordy...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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...
What happened to Raiders’ and Jets’ rebuilding plans?
For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big "never mind" this week.
Free Agency-Raiders Capsule
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...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — 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.
McKenzie hired by Dolphins as senior personnel executive
MIAMI (AP) — Former NFL executive of the year Reggie McKenzie has been hired by the Miami Dolphins as a senior personnel executive under general manager Chris Grier.
The move was the latest change in football operations for the Dolphins following a 7-9 season. Grier was given more authority last month, and Brian Flores was hired as coach to replace the fired Adam Gase.
Lock, Jones among quarterback prospects at Senior Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Drew Lock, Daniel Jones and the other Senior Bowl quarterbacks have spent the week practicing with new teammates and learning a simplified NFL offense.
Now, the NFL prospects get to play an actual game Saturday, even though most of the league's coaches, scouts and executives high-tailed it out of town long before kickoff.
Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and productive offenses in the NFL.
The ties between the Saints' Sean Payton and the Rams' Sean McVay go well beyond a shared name.
Raiders hire draft analyst Mike Mayock as general manager
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Mayock has spent more than a decade as an analyst at NFL Network, studying all the teams and their rosters trying to find the best fits for each player in the draft.
Now Mayock gets the chance to use that knowledge he gained to try to rebuild the Oakland Raiders after he was hired Monday to be the team's new general manager alongside coach Jon Gruden.
Mayock replaced the recently fired Reggie McKenzie and now gets his first chance in an NFL front office at age 60.
Buccaneers fire coach Dirk Koetter after 3 seasons
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dirk Koetter seemed resigned to his fate.
The coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was fired Sunday night a little more than three hours after the Bucs concluded a disappointing season with a 34-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Koetter was promoted from offensive coordinator to his first NFL head coaching position when Tampa Bay fired Lovie Smith in January 2016. He led the Bucs to a 9-7 record that year, but followed up with consecutive 5-11 finishes.
Hurst’s season has been silver lining for Raiders defense
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Shortly after being drafted, Raiders defensive tackle Maurice Hurst received a phone call from Jon Gruden. The conversation didn't last long but turned out to be prophetic in several ways.
No-show Bell, 3-11 Gruden lead list of NFL letdowns in 2018
The hype trains touting NFL offseason activity typically start leaving their stations each January, when new head coaches are hired and fan bases are fired up about the fresh start that sends hope soaring high like the football in the air on the opening kickoff of a game.
Peterman gets 2nd chance on Raiders practice squad
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Peterman became a national punchline as the quarterback in Buffalo because of his poor performance filled with interceptions and other numerous bad plays.
So when the Oakland Raiders signed Peterman to the practice squad this week, coach Jon Gruden got quite a few calls asking about it and he saw criticism of the move that he tried to deflect Thursday.
Broncos-Raiders Preview Capsule
DENVER (6-8) at OAKLAND (3-11)
Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE - Broncos by 2 1/2.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 6-7-1, Oakland 5-9
SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 63-53-2
LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 20-19, Sept. 16
LAST WEEK - Broncos lost 17-16 to Browns; Raiders lost 30-16 to Bengals
AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 21, Raiders No. 31
BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (11), PASS (19).
BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (20), PASS (25).
RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (26), PASS (14).