McClain says he's done with interviews


McClain says he's done with interviews

ALAMEDA -- Rolando McClain has been anything but cooperative with the media in his young Raiders career, even if it's actually a required part of his job.So with the proclamation by the second-year middle linebacker's was done talking to the media on Thursday, in the wake of his arrest on four misdemeanor charges in his native Alabama last week, it was a tad comical."Nope," McClain said, when asked by reporters if he had a minute to talk. "I'm done for the rest of the year. Rest of my career. It was fun while it lasted."RELATED: McClain arrested in Alabama hometown after alleged gun incidentLast season, the then-rookie McClain took a shot at Raiders fans for low home attendance, saying he would only speak to the media when fans "sell out a damn game."This season, with the Raiders having already sold out all six home games, McClain has talked at least three times in the regular season, once in training camp.McClain, 22, could potentially be fined by the NFL for refusing to speak to the media.The eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft was charged last week with with assault, menacing, reckless endangerment and firing a gun inside the city limits. According to a police report, McClain held a gun to a man's head then fired it beside his ear.McClain's arraignment in Alabama is set for Jan. 24.

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.