Raiders offer condolences to Chiefs after murder-suicide

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Raiders offer condolences to Chiefs after murder-suicide

The NFL is stricken with grief after Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher took his life in front of team staff members, and the life of his girlfriend, with whom he had a three-month-old daughter.

Belcher, 25, shot his girlfriend multiple times with his mother present, according to the Kansas City Star. He then left the scene and headed for the Chiefs practice facility at Arrowhead, where Chiefs GM Scott Pioli, head coach Romeo Crennel and other staff members attempted to calm the 6-foot-2, 228-pound linebacker. He shot himself in the head when police arrived.

The Oakland Raiders issued the following statement:"The Oakland Raiders are empathizing with the Chiefs organization. Our hearts are wounded by such an unimaginable tragedy in our NFL family. We will continue to pray for everyone involved."

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

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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

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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.