Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Jon Gruden says Raiders have been hampered by lack of continuity

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Bill Callahan, Norv Turner, Art Shell, Lane Kiffin, Tom Cable, Hue Jackson, Dennis Allen, Tony Sparano and Jack Del Rio. That’s nine different head coaches for the Oakland Raiders in the 17 years between Jon Gruden’s two stints as head coach of the

Jon Gruden on Raiders Leaving Oakland: ‘It’s kind of Sad..What Will They Have Once We Go’

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden describes the team's departure from the city for Las Vegas as "kind of sad" in S.L. Price's feature story in the newest issue of Sports Illustrated. "It’s as if Gruden, after reveling again in the fans’ pure passion, remembers the pain that sets in when, suddenly, there’s no place for it to go. “It’s kind of sad, man,” Gruden says.

Jon Gruden Sounds Off On The State of Football, How The Sport Is Losing Its Soul

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was honest in his assessment on the state of football and how the sport may be losing its soul in a new feature by S.L. Price in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated. Under the CBA, Gruden is limited in how much he can interact with his team during the offseason. “The state of the game?" Gruden tells SI.

Freestyle skier’s complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test

Monday, February 19th, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them."I didn't qualify for finals so I'm really disappointed," the 33-year-old Californian

Derek Carr finally gives an answer to what was wrong with Amari Cooper

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper’s 2017 season was inexplicable. Cooper was awful. Cooper had two 1,000-yard seasons to start his career, and players with his pedigree don’t just lose it at age 23.

Raiders officially bid farewell to Sebastian Janikowski

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have moved on from kicker Sebastian Janikowski, after a relationship that lasted a full generation. “The Raider Nation salutes Sebastian Janikowski as the sun sets on his illustrious career with the Oakland Raiders,” owner Mark Davis said in a statement. “He joined the team as a surprise first-round pick in the 2000 draft and finishes his time in Oakland as one of the greatest or perhaps the greatest kicker in pro football history.

Sebastian Janikowski told he won’t return to Raiders in 2018

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Sebastian Janikowski has spent so much time as the Oakland Raiders kicker, Jon Gruden drafted him … the first time Gruden coached the Raiders. Gruden has returned to the Raiders, but Janikowski won’t in 2018. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team informed Janikowski he won’t be back with the team.

Raiders release cornerback David Amerson

Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have released former starting cornerback David Amerson in the first significant move since Jon Gruden took over as coach last month. The Raiders announced the move to cut ties with Amerson on Monday before his $5.5 million salary for 2018 would have been fully guaranteed later this week. Amerson was a revelation after being claimed off waivers from Washington by the Raiders early in the 2015 season.

Raiders release CB David Amerson

Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Raiders released cornerback David Amerson on Monday afternoon, the first day they could, the team announced on Monday.We have released CB David Amerson.More:— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) February 5

Report: 49ers, Garoppolo close to new contract

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

General manager John Lynch made it clear the San Francisco 49ers did not want Jimmy Garoppolo to get away. NFL Network reported Sunday the 49ers and Garoppolo's agent, Don Yee, are progressing toward a multi-year deal. Lynch said during the Senior Bowl that the 49ers were doing everything possible to lock up Garoppolo, who was a revelation at quarterback following a trade in October from the New England Patriots.