EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than two months after being acquired in a trade with the Las Vegas Raiders, tight end Darren Waller has impressed his new teammates on the New York Giants.
The 2020 Pro Bowler has worked hard in the meeting rooms and indoor workouts, gotten to know his teammates and tried to fit in as the new guy on a team looking to build off a 9-7-1 season that got them to the playoffs for the first time since 2016.
Darren Waller’s journey to NFL success included obstaclesMarch 23, 2023 GMT
Darren Waller had just returned from his honeymoon with Las Vegas Aces star Kelsey Plum when the Raiders traded him across the country to the New York Giants.
AP sources: Raiders set to trade Darren Waller to GiantsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Tight end Darren Waller is being traded to the New York Giants, who will send the Las Vegas Raiders a 2023 third-round draft pick, two people familiar with the deal said Tuesday.
Raiders activate Hunter Renfrow, Darren Waller for Pats gameDecember 17, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders received a major boost to their offense when wide receiver Hunter Renfrow and tight end Darren Waller were activated Saturday off injured reserve.
Coach Josh McDaniels hinted this would likely happen in time for Sunday's home game against the New England Patriots.
Darren Waller, Hunter Renfrow could soon be back for RaidersDecember 6, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders, already on a roll with three consecutive victories, could soon get a major infusion of offensive talent.
Tight end Darren Waller (hamstring) and wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (oblique) are eligible to come off injured reserve this week.
Josh Jacobs key to opening up short-handed Raiders offenseNovember 22, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders had their best stretch this season when running back Josh Jacobs put much of the offensive load on his shoulders.
He did it again Sunday at Denver, and there is little coincidence the Raiders ended their three-game losing streak by beating the Broncos 22-16 in overtime.
Raiders-Broncos rematch is mirror image of struggling teamsNovember 18, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Their veteran quarterback is unexpectedly struggling under a new coach who came in with plenty of fanfare but has already prompted ownership to weigh in with a vote of confidence. They've shown a knack for losing close games and star players alike.
Short-handed Raiders face unknowns Sunday against ColtsNovember 11, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders had no video or scouting reports this week to prepare for Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday.
Raiders place TE Waller, WR Renfrow on IRNovember 10, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders placed tight end Darren Waller and wide receiver Hunter Renfrow on injured reserve, leaving Derek Carr and the struggling offense without two of their biggest playmakers.
Waller scratched, Turner active for Raiders-Saints matchupOctober 30, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller has been scratched from Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints after trying to practice this past week.
Waller left the Raiders' Oct.
Raiders agree to contract extension with TE Darren WallerSeptember 10, 2022 GMT
Star tight end Darren Waller has agreed on a three-year contract extension with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus said the sides reached the deal on Saturday that adds $51 million to Waller's existing contract that was previously set to pay him about $7 million in each of the next two seasons.
Raiders’ Waller ready for opener, with or without extensionSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller is ready for the start of the season — contract extension, or not.
Waller spoke to the media Tuesday, the first time since announcing last week he was switching agents, from Klutch Sports to Drew Rosenhaus and Robert Bailey.
Raiders’ Waller signs with new agents in search of new dealAugust 31, 2022 GMT
Las Vegas Raiders star tight end Darren Waller has hired new agents as he hopes to get a new contract before the start of the season.
Waller cut ties with Klutch Sports last week after less than a year with that agency and signed Wednesday with Drew Rosenhaus and Robert Bailey.
New coach, addition of Adams biggest moves for RaidersAugust 23, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8)
NEW FACES: Coach Josh McDaniels, GM Dave Ziegler, WR Davante Adams, edge Chandler Jones, CB Rock Ya-Sin, DT Bilal Nichols, CB Anthony Averett, LB Jayon Brown, RB Brandon Bolden, DT Andrew Billings, WR Mack Hollins, WR Keelan Cole, S Duron Harmon, FB Jakob Johnson, DT Kyle Peko, CB Darius Phillips.
Tight end Darren Waller returns to practice for RaidersAugust 17, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas tight end Darren Waller was one of several key players who returned to practice for the Raiders on Wednesday.
Waller had been out since late last month for undisclosed reasons.
Trio of key Raiders arrive at camp with team-first mentalityJuly 27, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — As chants of “R-A-I-D-E-R-S!” rang out from five tents filled with fans during Wednesday’s practice at the team’s facility, the sight of three key Las Vegas players making plays ignited further roars of applause.
Raiders ramping up for season with new leadership in placeJuly 20, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis, new President Sandra Douglass Morgan and star tight end Darren Waller all attended a WNBA game between the hometown Aces and the Atlanta Dream and they were all about the energy.
Raiders agree to 2-year extension with Hunter RenfrowJune 10, 2022 GMT
The Las Vegas Raiders have locked up another key player with a new contract, agreeing to a two-year, $32 million extension with Pro Bowl slot receiver Hunter Renfrow.
Renfrow was entering the final season of his rookie contract after being a fifth-round pick in 2019 and he got a big pay raise based on his breakthrough 2021 season.
McDaniels remains patient as Carr, offense learn new systemJune 7, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — First-year Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels knows patience is the most important thing for him and his staff right now.
Especially with a ninth-year veteran leading a retooled offense.
Raiders’ Waller, Ferrell meet Air Force members before draftApril 28, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — At their place of business, which just happens to be Allegiant Stadium, Darren Waller and Clelin Ferrell welcomed 100 members of nearby Air Force bases for a Thursday pre-draft luncheon and discussion.
TE Darren Waller returns to provide boost for RaidersJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
For Las Vegas Raiders star tight end Darren Waller, the hardest part about his five-week absence for injuries and COVID-19 wasn't the rehabilitation or the inability to play in crucial games down the stretch for his team.
Raiders TE Darren Waller questionable for Chargers gameJanuary 7, 2022 GMT
The Las Vegas Raiders are hoping to get star tight end Darren Waller back for their crucial season finale against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Interim coach Rich Bisaccia said Waller will be a game-time decision for the Raiders (9-7) in their showdown at home on Sunday night against the Chargers (9-7).
List of inactive players for NFL games in Week 16December 26, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH AT KANSAS CITY
Steelers: TE Pat Freiermuth (concussion); DE Chris Wormley (groin); LB Buddy Johnson (foot); QB Dwayne Haskins; P Pressley Harvin; P Cameron Nizialek.
Chiefs: TE Travis Kelce (COVID-19); LB Nick Bolton (COVID-19); RT Lucas Niang (COVID-19); QB Shane Buechele.
Browns CB Greg Newsome misses Raiders game with concussionDecember 20, 2021 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Along with a long list of players and their coach out because of a COVID-19 outbreak, the Cleveland Browns will also be without starting cornerback Greg Newsome for Monday's game against Las Vegas because of a concussion.
Optimistic Renfrow shines bright in Raiders’ gloomy seasonDecember 14, 2021 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — While plenty has gone wrong for the Las Vegas Raiders this season, receiver Hunter Renfrow stands out for getting so much right.
Renfrow leads the team with 86 receptions, tied for fifth-most in the league.
Raiders TE Darren Waller out for 2nd straight gameDecember 10, 2021 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller will miss his second straight game with injuries to his knee and back.
Coach Rich Bisaccia said Friday that Waller had been ruled out of the division showdown against Kansas City because of the injuries.
List of inactive players for NFL games in Week 13December 6, 2021 GMT
DENVER at KANSAS CITY
Broncos: NT Mike Purcell (thumb); RB Melvin Gordon III (shoulder/hip); CB Essang Bassey; QB Brett Rypien; SS Jamar Johnson.
Chiefs: RT Lucas Niang (ribs); CB Rashad Fenton (knee); QB Shane Buechele; OL Kyle Long.
Raiders beat Philly, 33-22, in second game under BisacciaOctober 25, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr found inactive tight end Darren Waller on the sideline during Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles to let him know “how weird” it was not having his top target on the field.
List of inactive players for NFL games in Week 7October 24, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS AT SAN FRANCISCO
Colts: WR T.Y. Hilton (quadriceps); T Braden Smith (foot, thumb); DE Kemoko Turay (groin); RB Jordan Wilkins (non-football illness); CB Rock Ya-Sin (ankle); QB Sam Ehlinger; OL Will Fries.
Waller went from Ravens practice squad to Raiders starSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
As players warmed up a few hours before a game in Baltimore three years ago with the Raiders playing out the string of another lost season, something caught the eye of offensive coordinator Greg Olson.
Ravens seek another season-opening blowout win vs RaidersSeptember 11, 2021 GMT
BALTIMORE (12-6) at LAS VEGAS (8-8)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, ESPN
OPENING LINE: Ravens by 5, according to FanDuel SportsBook
Raiders seeking 1st winning record since Gruden returnedSeptember 1, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (8-8)
New faces: DE Yannick Ngakoue, CB Casey Hayward, S Trevon Moehrig, RT Alex Leatherwood, defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, RB Kenyan Drake, DT Quinton Jefferson, CB Nate Hobbs, DT Solomon Thomas, LB Denzel Perryman.