HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Davante Adams had a clear message to send Thursday, and he spent 2 1/2 minutes answering the first media question posed to him to show that he is fully on board for the Las Vegas Raiders.
2022 NFL All-Pro Team RosterJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press 2022 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
49ers edge Raiders 37-34 in OT for 9th consecutive winJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan said his team has been in playoff mode for several weeks as it fights for a top seed in the NFC, and Sunday had a postseason atmosphere.
Playing in front of a raucous pro-49ers crowd as visitors in Las Vegas, San Francisco was pushed like it seldom has been during what's now a nine-game winning streak.
Stidham helps Raiders nearly shock Niners in his 1st startJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In his first NFL start, Jarrett Stidham threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns against the NFL's top defense — and apologized to his teammates after the game.
Stidham, named the Raiders' starter Wednesday after nine-year veteran Derek Carr was benched, did just about everything he could for Las Vegas against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
Pro Picks sees Rams making history to kick off Week 14December 7, 2022 GMT
The Los Angeles Rams can make history when Week 14 kicks off Thursday night.
A loss to the Las Vegas Raiders would give the Rams 10 this season, tying the 1999 Denver Broncos for most by a defending Super Bowl champion.
Carr-Adams connection rallies Raiders past Chargers 27-20December 5, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The last time the Raiders played at home, they lost to an Indianapolis Colts team playing for an interim coach and Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr emotionally criticized some unnamed teammates for not completely buying in.
Bolts have regressed on both sides of ball in losing 4 of 6December 5, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers needed to do three things to be successful against the Las Vegas Raiders: contain Josh Jacobs, limit Davante Adams on deep routes and capitalize on offensive opportunities.
Raiders show signs of life after consecutive road victoriesNovember 29, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders looked like they were falling apart two weeks ago.
They had just lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts and a coach who was hired out of ESPN's studios.
Game-winning grab showed off football mind of Raiders’ AdamsNovember 24, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When the Raiders went for it all Sunday at Denver, they went to their top playmaker on a play that required savvy as well as skill.
Adams’ 35-yard TD in OT powers Raiders past Broncos 22-16November 21, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Derek Carr stepped up in crunch time after Russell Wilson shunned the slide that would have made his counterpart's heroics so much harder.
Carr hit a wide-open Davante Adams with a 35-yard touchdown pass on the third play of overtime, powering the Las Vegas Raiders to a 22-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
Raiders’ Carr, Adams still searching for college chemistryNovember 10, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr came off a career high in passing yards, extending a streak of 4,000-yard seasons to four in a row.
Davante Adams came off career highs in receptions and reception yards in Green Bay, where he established himself as arguably the NFL's best receiver.
Raiders far from playoffs after record number of blown leadsNovember 8, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas first-year coach Josh McDaniels spoke at training camp about learning “how not to lose," but at the season's midway point, the Raiders have found creative ways to come up short.
Reeling Raiders blow another huge lead, lose 27-20 at JagsNovember 6, 2022 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders are becoming a safe bet to blow a huge, early lead.
The Raiders lost for the third time this season after being up at least 17 points, a troubling trend that has them alone at the bottom of the AFC West.
Jaguars rally from 17-0 deficit to beat Raiders 27-20November 6, 2022 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's Tyson Campbell believes he can cover anyone in the league. His confidence had to be wavering at least a little at halftime against Davante Adams.
Raiders search for answers following ‘embarrassing’ lossOctober 31, 2022 GMT
By the time the Las Vegas Raiders crossed midfield for the first time all day, Derek Carr and Davante Adams were spectators and the New Orleans Saints were putting the finishing touches on a dominating win.
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.
1-win Texans, Raiders blame missed chances for lossesOctober 20, 2022 GMT
The Houston Texans and Las Vegas Raiders spent their bye weeks in similar fashion.
The AFC's only one-win teams had extra time to try to figure out why they are looking up at the rest of the conference in the standings despite being competitive almost every week.
Raiders’ Davante Adams ready to move on, focused on TexansOctober 20, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams stepped to the lectern for his weekly news conference wearing all black Fragment Air Jordan gear, with his backpack strapped on, and five minutes to spare before team meetings.
Raiders’ late-game magic missing in McDaniels’ 1st seasonOctober 13, 2022 GMT
The late-game magic that fueled a surprising playoff berth last season for the Las Vegas Raiders has been conspicuously absent early this season.
Whether by blowing big leads or failing to mount a late comeback, the Raiders have come up on the short end in four one-score games and head into their bye tied for the worst record in the NFL at 1-4.
Raiders’ Davante Adams charged for shoving photographerOctober 13, 2022 GMT
Las Vegas Raiders receiver Davante Adams has been charged with misdemeanor assault for shoving a photographer to the ground as he left the field following a loss at Kansas City.
Kansas City, Missouri, police said Adams pushed Ryan Zebley to the ground while running off the field following the Raiders' 30-29 loss to the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday night.
AP source: Raiders’ Adams could be suspended for shoveOctober 11, 2022 GMT
Las Vegas Raiders receiver Davante Adams could be suspended or fined for shoving a photographer to the ground as he left the field following Monday night's loss at Kansas City.
Raiders fall short of finally beating AFC West nemesisOctober 11, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were oh-so-close to finally getting the best of the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.
Then the replay showed close wasn't good enough.
Frantically trying to rally his team in the final minute, Derek Carr threw a pretty pass down the sideline to Davante Adams, who already had hauled in touchdown catches of 58 and 48 yards.
Chiefs hold on for wild 30-29 victory over rival RaidersOctober 11, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs headed off to the locker room facing a big hole against the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night, everything from the big plays to the officiating calls going the way of their longtime AFC West rivals.
Josh Jacobs proving his worth to Raiders with rushing gameOctober 7, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs took the field for the first two series of the Hall of Fame Game in August, questions arose about whether he was going to be a part of first-year coach Josh McDaniels’ offensive structure.
Raiders’ McDaniels looks for balance with rushing gameOctober 1, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The balanced offense that Josh McDaniels was supposed to bring to Las Vegas when he took over the Raiders hasn't materialized.
While much of the focus has been on how involved Davante Adams has been each week in the passing game, the Raiders have barely run the ball at all in a somewhat surprising development.
Packers proving they can win by relying on their defenseSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers’ defense is meeting offseason expectations and giving this storied franchise a new look.
A team that has relied on Hall of Fame-caliber quarterback production for the past three decades is winning primarily because of the defense.
Raiders visit Titans in matchup of winless teamsSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
TENNESSEE (0-2) at LAS VEGAS (0-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX
OPENING LINE: Raiders by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Raiders feel urgency to improve, get 1st winSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have played two fantastic halves of football.
They just haven’t been able to put together four good quarters in the same game.
Following their 24-19 loss at Los Angeles, in which they outscored the Chargers 16-7 in the second half, the Raiders squandered a 20-0 halftime lead and lost to Arizona 29-23 in overtime this past Sunday.
Watkins capitalizing on his new opportunity with PackersSeptember 21, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Sammy Watkins has wasted no time showing he remains a deep threat in his ninth NFL season.
He also has shown that catching passes isn’t the only way he can contribute.
Raiders look to regroup after collapse sends them to 0-2September 19, 2022 GMT
The offseason optimism surrounding the Las Vegas Raiders following the additions of Davante Adams, Chandler Jones and Josh McDaniels seem in the distant past.
Chandler Jones provides the right vibe for Raiders teammatesSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones has had a big impact on his teammates since being signed in March.
On the field, on the sidelines, at practice, in meetings, in their personal lives — Jones is, as they say, a vibe.
Raiders confident target distribution will balance outSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr threw to wide receiver Davante Adams 17 times in the Raiders’ season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, tied for third-most toward one target during his career.
Adams’ strong debut not enough for Raiders in openerSeptember 12, 2022 GMT
The addition of Davante Adams was as good as advertised for the Las Vegas Raiders.
The issues on the offensive line and in the secondary also were what was expected and helped contribute to a season-opening 24-19 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.
Rodgers, Packers see predicted growing pains with young WRsSeptember 12, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Watson juked past eight-time Pro Bowl pick Patrick Peterson on a deep route up the Green Bay sideline on his first NFL snap, putting the rookie wide receiver in prime position to haul in a 75-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers.
Carr-Adams connection shines, but can’t snag win for RaidersSeptember 12, 2022 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — On their first snap of their first game together in nine years, Derek Carr dropped back and immediately hit Davante Adams for an 11-yard completion.
On the opening drive alone, Carr threw to his old college buddy a whopping five times.
Packers begin bid for 4th straight division title at VikingsSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY (13-5) at MINNESOTA (8-9)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Packers by 1½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Packers’ Lazard doubtful for season opener with ankle injurySeptember 9, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard didn’t practice this week and is unlikely to play in their season opener Sunday at Minnesota.
The Packers’ injury report lists Lazard as doubtful due to an ankle injury.
Raiders, Chargers renew rivalry with new faces in foldSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (10-8) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (9-8)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE: Chargers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Raiders’ Carr, Adams ready to reunite in real time in openerSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The offseason trade heard ’round the league is ready to come full circle.
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Davante Adams were reunited in March and will be the centerpieces of the team's offense in Sunday’s season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers.
Lazard’s injury creates more uncertainty for Packers at WRSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Davante Adams might not be the only notable receiver missing when the Green Bay Packers open their season.
Allen Lazard hasn’t practiced this week due to an ankle injury, leaving his status uncertain for Sunday’s game at Minnesota.
Packers seek 4th straight division title, longer playoff runAugust 24, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY PACKERS (13-5)
New faces: Special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, QB coach Tom Clements, WR Romeo Doubs, CB Keisean Nixon, P Pat O’Donnell, OLBs coach Jason Rebrovich, DL Jarran Reed, OT/OG Sean Rhyan, OL Zach Tom, LB Quay Walker, WR Sammy Watkins, WR Christian Watson, DL Devonte Wyatt.
Packers have new look as Rodgers continues Super Bowl chaseAugust 24, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will try to earn his elusive second Super Bowl berth without many of the guys who helped him earn MVP honors each of the last two seasons.
Belichick’s Patriots take reps against McDaniels’ RaidersAugust 23, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels, on a practice field together — just like old times.
The New England Patriots coach and his longtime assistant, now the coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, brought their teams together Tuesday for the first of two joint practices ahead of Friday's preseason finale.
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.
Time for NFL’s highly paid receivers to prove their worthAugust 20, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Davante Adams, Tyreek Hill, A.J. Brown, Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp and even Christian Kirk are among the wide receivers who reset the market for just how well the NFL pays the best at that position this year.
Savage injures hamstring during Packers’ ‘Family Night’August 6, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Starting safety Darnell Savage suffered a hamstring injury during the Green Bay Packers' traditional “Family Night” practice at Lambeau Field on Friday.
During one-on-one matchups between receivers and defensive backs early in practice, Savage pulled up while trying to cover Amari Rodgers.
Raiders give McDaniels happy homecoming, beat Jaguars 27-11August 5, 2022 GMT
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders gave coach Josh McDaniels a successful homecoming in his debut on their sideline.
Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter ran well on a rain-soaked field and the Raiders routed Jacksonville 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game Thursday night, spoiling coach Doug Pederson’s first game with the Jaguars.
Adams’ exit provides chance for Packers’ Lazard to step upJuly 31, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard enters the final year of his contract knowing he will probably get more targets than ever now that former teammate Davante Adams is with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Davante Adams humble to learn in first year with RaidersJuly 24, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Davante Adams might be considered the best receiver in the NFL. His highly decorated resume speaks for itself, and he may have already authored a Hall of Fame career.
But in his first year with the Las Vegas Raiders, with a new coaching staff and offensive system in place, the ninth-year pro has no problem being back in the classroom.
Raiders accountability: Make a mistake in camp, take a lapJuly 22, 2022 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones witnessed a first in his 10-year professional career when the team opened training camp.
Reminiscent of youth football practices, several of his teammates took a lap around one of the three fields at the team's training facility after making a mistake.
Raiders set to open 1st training camp under McDanielsJuly 15, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-8)
CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada
LAST YEAR: The Raiders survived a tumultuous season that featured the resignation of coach Jon Gruden and the release of receiver Henry Ruggs III to make the playoffs for the first time since 2016.
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.
Packers defense ready to deal with heightened expectationsMay 17, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As they chase their fourth consecutive NFC North title and first Super Bowl berth in more than a decade, the Green Bay Packers may rely on a different formula than usual.
Packers draft 3 WRs to give Rodgers more playmakersMay 1, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay’s greatest position of concern heading into the draft remains a bit of a question mark even after the Packers selected three candidates to catch passes from reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers.
Green Bay Packers move up to draft NDSU WR Christian WatsonApril 30, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receivers have produced plenty of second-round success stories over the last two decades.
North Dakota State’s Christian Watson will try to add one more chapter.
‘It’s a reunion’: Top 2 Packers picks from Georgia defenseApril 29, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Finding some more targets for Aaron Rodgers now that Davante Adams has headed west will have to wait.
The Green Bay Packers passed up on a chance to boost their receiving depth with either of their first-round picks Thursday night.
Rodgers says he had expected Adams to stay with PackersApril 29, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers acknowledged Thursday that he decided to return to the Green Bay Packers believing he would still have All-Pro receiver Davante Adams as a teammate for the upcoming season.
Wide receivers more likely than before to deliver as rookiesApril 26, 2022 GMT
The emergence of former LSU teammates Justin Jefferson and Ja’Marr Chase casts doubt on the conventional wisdom that NFL teams can’t count on rookie wide receivers.
This year’s draft class is eager to continue the trend.
Extra picks give Packers’ Gutekunst plenty of trade optionsApril 25, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst has a history of making draft-day deals and possesses more trade options than usual this year with four of the top 59 overall picks.