Report: Raiders UFA Latavius Murray visiting NFC North team

Report: Raiders UFA Latavius Murray visiting NFC North team

While the Raiders wait out the free agent market, one of their prominent unrestricted free agents is taking meetings with other teams.

Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray is meeting with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, according to ESPN.

Over the weekend, ESPN reported that Murray would meet with the Jaguars and Seahawks early this week.

But Seattle appears to have taken themselves out of the Murray sweepstakes by announcing that they agreed to a deal with former Packers running back Eddie Lacy on Tuesday.

Prior to the opening of the free agency signing period, the Raiders were linked to former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, but those rumors have cooled off.

Second-year players Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington are the primary running backs currently on the roster.

Murray, in his third season with the Raiders, carried the ball 195 times for 788 yards and a career-high 12 touchdowns. He also had 43 receptions for 264 yards.

Drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Central Florida, Murray was named to the 2015 Pro Bowl.

 

Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

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Derek Carr approves of Tiger Woods' new pool table

Tiger Woods' re-felted pool table is for all of Raider Nation.

To no surprise, quarterback Derek Carr approves of the new look. 

The golf legend tweeted a picture of his new table where he went with silver felt and a Raiders logo right in the middle. Woods' table also has silver and black balls with the Raiders logo on them. 

Woods grew up in Southern California and attended Stanford in 1994, the Raiders' last year in Los Angeles. That same year, Woods helped the Cardinal become the NCAA Division I golf champions before turning pro.

After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

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After eating her food as kid, Lynch purchasing restaurant from 79-year-old

Marshawn Lynch first tasted Cassie Nickelson's food when he was nine years old while she catered out of her Oakland apartment.

"When he was 9-years-old, he came across the street to get a hamburger and French fries. 25-cent French fries and a 75-cent hamburger," Nickelson said to KTVU.

Lynch, 31, is now set to take over Nickelson's popular soul-food restaurant, Scend's Restaurant and Bar, in Emeryville. Nickelson, 79, will be retiring in August. 

"I'm comfortable with him and I like him," Nickelson said.

Lynch will not become the official owner until the liquor license changes hands. Scend's, an acronym for Nickelson's children and grandchildren, is known for its seafood, fried chicken and red beans.