Archive for the ‘Oakland Raiders’ Category

Report: Falcons to pick up QB Schaub’s 2020 option

Monday, February 24th, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to pick up quarterback Matt Schaub's $2 million option for 2020, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday. Schaub, 38, has been Matt Ryan's backup for the past three seasons in Atlanta. A two-time Pro Bowl selection (2009, 2012) as a starter for the Houston Texans, Schaub has also played with the Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens during his 15-year NFL career.

Vontaze Burfict was ‘quietly reinstated’ by NFL last month after latest suspension

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Vontaze Burfict will be allowed to play again in the NFL, at least until his next dirty hit. Burfict, the Oakland Raiders linebacker whose on-field behavior has led to multiple suspensions, was reinstated last month, Tom Pelissero reported on NFL Network. Burfict was suspended for the rest of the 2019 season after an illegal hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle in Week 4.

Michigan State hires Wisconsin’s Gilmore as tight ends coach

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and numerous colleges before that, including Nebraska, Purdue and Colorado.

Antonio Brown, Raiders set for $30M grievance hearing over lost pay: Report

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Troubled NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown's bid to recover at least $30 million in withheld financial guarantees from the Oakland Raiders will proceed to a grievance hearing in May, according to a report on Thursday. An independent arbitrator will preside over the hearing and determine whether the Raiders owe Brown any portion of his contract, ESPN reported, citing a source with knowledge of the matter. The dispute is tied to the three-year, $50 million contract that Brown signed with the Raiders prior to the 2019 NFL season.

NFL’s Greg Robinson, arrested with 157 pounds of pot, earned fortune in football

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson, who faces federal drug distribution charges following an arrest in Texas this week, is a former top NFL draft pick who has amassed a fortune playing in the league. Robinson, 27, was the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, selected ahead of future stars such as Oakland Raiders edge rusher Khalil Mack and Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. To date, Robinson had earned more than $29 million during his six-year pro career, including $6.4 million for the 2019 season alone, according to Spotrac. Robinson and former NFL player Jaquan Bray were arrested this week on federal charges of marijuana possession with intent to distribute.

Does Oakland Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr want to join Bears in Chicago?

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The Bears' trade for then-Oakland Raiders pass-rusher Khalil Mack on the eve of the 2018 regular season was one of the biggest transactions in franchise history, and instantly changed the outlook of football in Chicago in both the short and long-term. Similar to Mitchell Trubisky, Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr is facing a shaky offseason. It seems pretty obvious that he is not Jon Gruden's guy, and there's at least a chance that Gruden and GM Mike Mayock will make an effort to trade him before the 2020 NFL Draft.

Brown apologizes to Steelers for ‘distractions’

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Antonio Brown's apology tour continued Thursday with the free agent wide receiver telling the Pittsburgh Steelers he was sorry for being a distraction. "I apologize to those guys for the distractions, the unwanted attention that I probably caused those guys, to the organization," Brown told 93.7 The Fan when asked if he had anything to say to his former teammates, coaches and employers in Pittsburgh. Brown, who played his first nine seasons with the Steelers (2010-18), burned several bridges both before and after he was traded to the Oakland Raiders in March 2019.

Wait, NFL Coaches Make How Much?

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Even among the top five highest-paid coaches in the sport, like the players, their earnings different by millions of dollars. Pay increases are typically awarded for having a good win-loss record, getting their team to the playoffs, or getting to the Super Bowl. s highest-paid coach in the NFL was Bill Belichick, who coaches the New England Patriots.

Antonio Brown apologises to NFL: ‘I could have done a lot of things better’

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Antonio Brown has apologised to the NFL following a series of alleged off-field incidents as he played just one game in the league in 2019. Wide receiver Brown has been without a team since he was cut by the New England Patriots after just 11 days in September amid allegations of sexual assault and rape, which he strenuously denies. The seven-time Pro Bowler played just one game for the Patriots, who he joined from the Oakland Raiders after leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers in March last year.

Richard Seymour falls short in Hall of Fame vote for second straight year

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Richard Seymour will have to wait at least another year to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders defensive end was snubbed for the second straight year on Saturday. LIVE stream the Celtics all season and get the latest news and analysis on all of your teams from NBC Sports Boston by downloading the My Teams App.