Archive for the ‘Oakland Raiders’ Category

Vikings land DT P.J. Hall in deal with Raiders for late pick

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

The Minnesota Vikings acquired defensive tackle P.J. Hall from the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021, bringing in a reinforcement for the interior after the opt out by expected starter Michael Pierce. Hall was a second-round pick in coach Jon Gruden's first draft back with the Raiders in 2018, selected 57th overall out of Sam Houston State.

Raiders cutting former second-round pick P.J. Hall after two seasons

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

The Las Vegas Raiders are cutting defensive lineman P.J. Hall two years after they chose him in the second round of the 2018 NFL draft, a source confirmed to ESPN. Hall had appeared in 30 games (18 starts) over the past two seasons but totaled only 1.5 sacks. The 25-year-old was a two-time FCS All-American at Sam Houston State before being chosen No.

Jeremy Hill Says He Has Signed With The Las Vegas Raiders

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

Veteran running back Jeremy Hill says he has signed a contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. "It’s official I’m a Raider Now.... raidernation LETS GET IT," Hill wrote on Twitter, Sunday Hill will fill a position that has been spread thin for the Raiders.

Raiders WR Hunter Renfrow named top young prospect to watch during 2020 season

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

But one player that doesn’t get enough love is slot receiver Hunter Renfrow. After a fantastic rookie season, Renfrow figures to be a big part of the team’s offense in 2020. In a recent article by Rivers McCown of ESPN, Renfrow was named one of the league’s top young prospects entering the season.

Raiders news: Hunter Renfrow named Raiders’ secret weapon

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

He may not be the most exciting receiver that Derek Carr has to throw to, however you can make the case he’s the most valuable. After being a fifth-round pick in 2019, Renfrow surprised fans with his stellar play as a rookie. During his rookie campaign, Renfrow finished with 49 catches, 605 receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Analysis: Can Darren Waller be a red-zone producer in 2020?

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

Las Vegas head coach Jon Gruden recognizes that the offense has to get better in the scoring area and he accepted some of the blame for the team’s struggles in that area last season. We stunk last year [near the goal line],” head coach Jon Gruden said. I stunk inside the 1-yard line.

Raiders hope Henry Ruggs III can be Josh Jacobs II

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

In the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders selected Henry Ruggs III in the first round, even though the wide receiver had not been Alabama’s leading pass-catcher in the 2019 season. Raiders coach Jon Gruden figures Las Vegas has a precedent for the pick. In the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Raiders selected Josh Jacobs in the first round, even though the running back had not been Alabama’s leading ball-carrier in the 2018 season.

NFL: Raiders balance Las Vegas move with pandemic

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

One mistake can bring us all down in a real bad way,” Gruden said Thursday. It’s not just becoming to football; it can create a terrible illness. So I want to dominate when we leave the building.

Las Vegas Raiders to sign former Bengals running back Jeremy Hill, per reports

Friday, July 31st, 2020

The Las Vegas Raiders are expected to sign free-agent running back Jeremy Hill, according to multiple reports. Hill did not play in the National Football League last season and spent his first four NFL seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. After the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LIII win, Hill, 27, sent a message to Bengals fans he said "tormented, trolled and disrespected" him for years with an Instagram post, despite that fact that Hill's injury prevented him from contributing much on the fi...

Officials declare Allegiant Stadium in Vegas “almost” complete

Friday, July 31st, 2020

LAS VEGAS - Officials declared “substantial completion" of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas after nearly 1,000 days were spent building the $2 billion home for the NFL’s relocated Raiders. Friday has been the target date for completion since ground was broken in November 2017 for the 65,000-seat domed stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip. We still have to finish the job,” Raiders team owner Mark Davis told the Las Vegas Review-Journal .