Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

2018 NFL draft: Steelers trade WR Martavis Bryant to Oakland for third-round pick

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they’ve traded receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for the Raiders’ third-round pick (75th overall) on Friday night. Update (10:55 p.m. ET): The Steelers made a correction and said they’re receiving the 79th pick. There was an ESPN report on Thursday morning that the Steelers were “quietly shopping” Bryant, a 2014 fourth-round pick, and clearly they found a partner.

Oakland Raiders NFL Draft Picks: 2018 Round-by-Round Results, Grades

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

For the Oakland Raiders, moving ahead after a disappointing 2017 season should be easy with new coach Jon Gruden coming in. The pieces are in place for the offense to get back on track, but the defense is where the team continues to have issues despite

Jon Gruden’s presence felt during first practice back with Raiders

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Your browser does not support iframes. ALAMEDA – Raiders practices have a soundtrack. Hip-hop typically blared during on-field sessions run by Jack Del Rio, with music designed to sustain intensity. The backbeat faded once Del Rio left town, but there

Coach Jon Gruden returns to practice field for Raiders

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Jon Gruden yelled out instructions, called out plays and ran an NFL practice for the first time since leaving coaching nearly a decade ago in Tampa Bay. This was the day Gruden had been waiting for ever since he was hired for a second stint as Oakland Raiders coach. The Raiders opened their first voluntary minicamp under Gruden on Tuesday with optimism that a change in coach can alter the fortunes of a team coming off a down season.

Free agent lineman Kona Schwenke dead at 25

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Former Notre Dame defensive tackle and NFL free agent lineman Kona Schwenke has died at the age of 25, according to his agent Jerry Marlatt. The cause of death is not yet known. Schwenke went undrafted out of Notre Dame in 2014 and spent parts of the

Raiders add Worley 8 days after arrest led to Eagles release

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Daryl Worley just over a week after his release by Philadelphia following an arrest. Worley was let go by the Eagles on April 15 after being arrested near the Eagles' practice facility. Police used a Taser on him after he became combative and NFL Network also reported that a gun was found in Worley's vehicle.

Raiders pick up Cooper’s option, reportedly likely to sign Worley

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The Oakland Raiders picked up the fifth-year option on receiver Amari Cooper's contract, the team announced Monday. The option for the 2019 campaign is worth $13.924 million. Cooper, 23, caught 203 passes for 2,903 yards and 18 touchdowns over his first three NFL seasons.

Daryl Worley, cut by Eagles after arrest, to sign with Raiders

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Free-agent cornerback Daryl Worley, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month after his arrest near the team's facility, will sign with the Oakland Raiders, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The Eagles released Worley on April 15 following his arrest near the team facility when he was allegedly found passed out inside a vehicle blocking a highway, according to NFL Network. According to NFL Network, Worley was tased during the 6 a.m. arrest after he allegedly became combative toward police. A gun was found at the scene, according to the report. The Eagles had acquired Worley earlier in the offseason in a trade that sent wide receiver Torrey Smith to the Carolina Panthers.

Oakland Raiders draft capsule

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

9. OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-10) LAST SEASON: Raiders entered 2017 full of optimism following 12-win season and first playoff berth in 14 years in 2016. Little went right for Oakland as QB Derek Carr regressed, defense struggled and coach Jack Del Rio was fired

Broncos trade P Dixon to Giants, sign RFAs Paradis, Barrett

Friday, April 20th, 2018

The New York Giants will send a conditional 2019 seventh-round pick to the Denver Broncos for punter Riley Dixon, according to multiple reports. The condition has not yet been reported, but it likely pertains to Riley's roster status in New York during the upcoming season. A 2016 seventh-round pick, Dixon became expendable when the Broncos signed former Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl punter Marquette King to a three-year, $6 million deal earlier this month.