Archive for the ‘Oakland Raiders’ Category

Damon Arnette Signs Chiefs Contract, Was Released by Raiders for Threatening IG Posts

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed cornerback Damon Arnette to a reserve/futures contract, per Field Yates of ESPN. Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk noted the player won't be available to play in the postseason for Kansas City, but he will be on the 90-player offseason roster. Arnette began the year with the Las Vegas Raiders but was released in November after posting an Instagram video where he threatened to kill someone and showed several guns (warning: strong language).

Bisaccia interviews for Raiders coaching job

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia interviewed for the full-time job on Wednesday as owner Mark Davis searches for a coach and general manager to lead the franchise into the future. Bisaccia took over in October when Jon Gruden was forced to resign following the release of old offensive emails and had a 7-5 record in the regular season.

Jon Gruden Raiders Scandal Takes Shocking Turn With Roger Goodell’s Latest Demand At Nevada judge

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

The NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell formally requested that a judge in Nevada dismiss the lawsuit filed against them by former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. USA Today’s Tom Schad reported on the development. Lawyers representing the NFL and Goodell also asked the judge to send the lawsuit back to arbitration.

Bisaccia interviews for Raiders coaching job

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia interviewed for the full-time job on Wednesday as owner Mark Davis searches for a coach and general manager to lead the franchise into the future. Bisaccia took over in October when Jon Gruden was forced to resign following the release of old offensive emails and had a 7-5 record in the regular season. The 61-year-old Bisaccia did a good job keeping the Raiders on track through the aftermath of the Gruden ordeal and receiver Henry Ruggs III's release after being charged with felonies in a fatal DUI crash that killed a 23-year-old woman.

Trey Hendrickson returns to Bengals’ practice as full participant

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

The Bengals' Trey Hendrickson forced a fumble with his strip-sack of Raiders QB Derek Carr on Saturday, but was injured later in the game.

ESPN names Raiders CB Nate Hobbs as one of the top rookies from 2021 season

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Was Raiders CB Nate Hobbs among the best rookies during the 2021 season?

Ballers & Busters for Raiders Wild Card Playoff vs Bengals

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Ballers & Busters for Raiders Wild Card Playoff vs Bengals

Online sports betting in NY an immediate success, says DraftKings head from Poughkeepsie

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Few people were happier that online sports betting was legalized in New York than Poughkeepsie's Johnny Avello, an oddsmaker and DraftKings executive.

Bengals’ Joe Burrow confident following wild-card victory over Raiders: ‘This is the standard’

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Joe Burrow has arrived. And the Cincinnati Bengals aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. The Bengals star quarterback completed 24 of 34 passes for 244 yards with two touchdowns in the team’s 26-19 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs.

Raiders fire GM in 1st move of significant offseason

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Owner Mark Davis made the first big decision of what figures to be an eventful offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders. There will be plenty more to come as there figures to be significant change for an organization coming off just its second playoff berth in the past 19 seasons. Davis fired general manager Mike Mayock on Monday and began lining up interviews with general manager and coaching candidates, leaving interim coach Rich Bisaccia in limbo.