Heyward-Bey carted off on stretcher


Heyward-Bey carted off on stretcher

OAKLAND -- Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was injured on a vicious helmet-to-chin hit early in the fourth quarter Sunday and was carted off the field on a stretcher.No flag was thrown on the play.Heyward-Bey was coming across the middle in the end zone with Keenan Lewis trailing when safety Ryan Munday came flying from the front and led with his helmet. It appeared as though Mundy struck him on the chin and Heyward-Bey appeared to be out before hitting the ground.He was down for more than 10 minutes. There was no movement until the cart drove off and Heyward-Bey raised his right hand and extended a thumb.
The Raiders announced he was knocked unconscious and taken to Eden Medical Center with a neck injury.

Del Rio’s anxiety level up with trio of Raiders going extreme in New Zealand


Del Rio’s anxiety level up with trio of Raiders going extreme in New Zealand

Raiders Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele, running back Taiwan Jones and safety Brynden Trawick are currently enjoying their offseason in New Zealand. 

But a few videos they posted going white-water rafting and bungee jumping left head coach Jack Del Rio a bit anxious. 

"Anxiety level went up a bit thinking of my BIG pro bowl LG on the rapids!!" Del Rio tweeted Monday. "Can't leave out Brynden or Taiwan either ... have fun and be safe"

Osemele has posted a handful of photos and videos from the trip, including one of a raft capsizing with the caption: "It got real out there!!! Category 4 Rapids #NewZealand." Another showed the 6-foot-5, 333-pounder doing a backflip off a bungee platform with the caption: "Just did a backflip off the highest swing in the WORLD!!!!!!! Crazy!!! #LivingLife"

Report: Former Raiders RB arrested for domestic violence


Report: Former Raiders RB arrested for domestic violence

Trent Richardson is reportedly in some trouble.

Richardson was arrested on Thursday night for domestic violence, according to TMZ Sports.

The former running back was taken into custody on a third degree charge, the report states, with bail being set for $1,000.

The arrest was made in Hoover, Alabama.

The Browns selected Richardson with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft.

He was traded to the Colts in 2013 and played for Indianapolis in 2014.

He signed with the Raiders in 2015 and appeared in three exhibition games, but did not make the team.

The 26-year old was cut by the Ravens last August.