Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Report: Bears QB Trubisky to play Sunday

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return from a one-game absence to play Sunday against the visiting New Orleans Saints, ESPN reported late Saturday night. Trubisky is officially questionable after sustaining a dislocated left (non-throwing) shoulder and torn labrum in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings. Chicago was on a bye in Week 6, and Trubisky practiced in full all three days this week.

NFL notebook: Mahomes (knee) might be back in month

Friday, October 18th, 2019

An MRI exam confirmed Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes dislocated his right kneecap in Kansas City's Thursday night game against the Denver Broncos, but he sustained no other significant damage, according to multiple reports on Friday. ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing league sources, tweeted that the MRI result was a "best-case scenario." That means a limited absence for the reigning league Most Valuable Player of "about three games," Schefter reported. Mahomes, 24, entered the game playing on a tender left ankle he sprained in the season opener and aggravated several times, including Sunday in a home loss to the Houston Texans.

Reports: Jets, G Osemele in dispute over shoulder injury

Friday, October 18th, 2019

New York Jets guard Kelechi Osemele is involved in a dispute with the team regarding the severity of his shoulder injury, multiple media outlets reported on Friday. Osemele, a two-time Pro Bowl selection acquired from the Oakland Raiders prior to the season, was set to undergo surgery to repair his shoulder and miss the rest of the campaign. But now the Jets want him back on the field Saturday, and he could be disciplined with either a fine or suspension if he doesn't comply, according to media reports.

Jets reportedly want Kelechi Osemele to play through shoulder injury, but he wants surgery

Friday, October 18th, 2019

The Jets and Osemele are in a messy standoff over how to handle the left guard's shoulder injury.

Raiders TE Darren Waller earns big new contract

Friday, October 18th, 2019

When Darren Waller signed a multiyear contract extension worth a reported $9 million a season, he couldn't help but reflect on the journey he's been on since signing a deal in that same office a year ago to join the Oakland Raiders from Baltimore's practice squad. A player who nearly squandered his career because of a drug addiction now has developed into someone so dependable that the Raiders want him around for the long term. ''It's incredible to me,'' Waller said.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round. Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight. NBA Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the ...

Chris Simms impressed with Raiders, who have been ‘kicking some butt’

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

NBC Sports' Chris Simms is at a loss for words when it comes to describing what Oakland has accomplished after what can only be described as a hellish start to the season. "My old coach Jon Gruden has been kicking some butt, and I'm not saying that because he's my old coach. Simms believes part of the Raiders' recent surge can be attributed to Gruden putting his players in the right position to succeed.

Chiefs win game, lose Patrick Mahomes, in 30-6 win over Broncos

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs may have won Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos, but they may have suffered a far greater loss in the process. The Chiefs beat the Broncos 30-6 but saw starting quarterback Patrick Mahomes leave the game in the second quarter due to a knee injury. Multiple reports have said Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap on the quarterback sneak attempt that led to the injury.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Wizards lock up Beal with $72 million extension Bradley Beal committed to the Washington Wizards, ending a months-long negotiation while keeping options to hit free agency in the near future on the table for the coveted All-Star guard. "Bradley embodies the type of high-character, team-first player that we want to have representing our fans and our city and we're very happy to sign him to this extension," said Ted Leonsis, the Wizards owner. NBA-Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost...

Raiders DC calls Vontaze Burfict’s season-long suspension a ‘witch hunt’

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has been on the same sideline as Vontaze Burfict in all but one of the suspended linebacker's seasons in the NFL. Addressing reporters on Thursday, Guenther lambasted the NFL's treatment of the linebacker as it dealt with yet another helmet-to-helmet hit and subsequent suspension. The Raiders are going to keep a close eye to make sure everybody is being held to the same standard as Vontaze was.