Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Raiders drop “Oakland” from all social media, will add Las Vegas in March

Friday, January 10th, 2020

The Raiders are no longer the Oakland Raiders. The franchise made a change to all of its social media accounts, dropping Oakland. It will not add Las Vegas to its handle until the new league year starts in March, according to Josh Dubow of the Associated Press.

Raiders sign OL Denzelle Good to 1-year extension

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Denzelle Good to a one-year contract extension on Thursday. Good originally joined the Raiders after being claimed off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts late in the 2018 season. He played 16 games this season for Oakland and started five, playing both left and right guard.

After growing up homeless, Raiders rookie Josh Jacobs buys his dad a house

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

The incredible story of Josh Jacobs going from calling a Chevy Suburban his childhood home while growing up with his father to becoming an NFL first-round draft pick has come full circle. After a highly successful rookie year that has him on the shortlist for Offensive Rookie of the Year, Jacobs has purchased his father, Marty, a house. Jacobs documented the presentation of the gift on social media.

After growing up homeless, Raiders rookie Josh Jacobs buys his dad a house

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

The incredible story of Josh Jacobs going from calling a Chevy Suburban his childhood home while growing up with his father to becoming an NFL first-round draft pick has come full circle. After a highly successful rookie year that has him on the shortlist for Offensive Rookie of the Year, Jacobs has purchased his father, Marty, a house. Jacobs documented the presentation of the gift on social media.

New England Patriots sign seven players to reserve/future contracts

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The New England Patriots have taken the first step toward the 2020 offseason. After being eliminated from the postseason by virtue of their 20-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, the Patriots were free to sign players to reserve/future contracts. 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.

Last Chance U’s Ronald Ollie signs with Toronto Argonauts

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts are getting a familiar face in defensive lineman Ronald Ollie. One of the stars of Netflix's Last Chance U — a documentary series surrounding a Mississippi JUCO school's football team and their athletes — Ollie most recently had a chance with the Oakland Raiders, but was cut in training camp. The 23-year-old was named All-State second team defence in 2014 as a member of East Mississippi Community College and was a key member his last two years at Nicholls State.

Bills LB Alexander retiring after 15 seasons

Sunday, January 5th, 2020

Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander announced his retirement after Saturday's 22-19 overtime playoff loss to the Houston Texans. The 36-year-old veteran earned two Pro Bowl selections during a 15-year career with the Bills (2016-19), Oakland Raiders (2015), Arizona Cardinals (2013-14) and Washington Redskins (2007-12). "I could continue to play on and on and on, but that deters from me being able to be there for my kids," Alexander said, per NFL.com.

Antonio Brown only wants to play with Brady in 2020

Sunday, January 5th, 2020

Antonio Brown said he only wants to play with New England Patriots star Tom Brady next season. Brown has been without an NFL team since his release by the Patriots in September last year amid allegations of sexual assault and rape. The seven-time Pro Bowler only made one appearance for the Patriots following his arrival from the Oakland Raiders, where he never played a game after being dealt by the Pittsburgh Steelers in March 2019.

Patriots vs. Titans: Will Ryan Tannehill finally earn first win at Gillette Stadium?

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

He completed the regular season with a 70.6 completion percentage, 2,742 passing yards, 22 touchdowns and only six interceptions. In fact, only New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had a better completion percentage than Tannehill in 2019. There's little doubt Tannehill is playing the best football of his career entering Saturday night's AFC Wild Card game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.

Report: Bill Musgrave to be Cal’s Next Offensive Coordinator

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Per Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and the Athletic, Cal will be hiring Bill Musgrave to fill their offensive coordinator position. Musgrave succeeds Beau Baldwin, who was hired last month by Cal Poly to be their head coach, and will likely take the QB coach role. Musgrave last worked as the offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos in 2018, not being retained after Vic Fangio became the Broncos head coach.