The Raiders are expected to hunt for another rusher this offseason. With money to spend, Insider Scott Bair details the free agents fits.
The Raiders desperately need weapons for Derek Carr, and with money to spend, they could pursue one of these free agent wide receivers.
In a move that will save the Raiders millions in cap space, they officially released veteran strong safety Tyvon Branch on Tuesday.


Team Stats

Oakland Raiders Stats
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D. CarrQB599348327058.121
M. McGloinQB191212963.21

Darren McFaddenRB15553423.45
Latavius MurrayRB8242425.17
Maurice Jones-DrewRB439602.23
Derek CarrQB299203.17
Marcel ReeceRB218504.05

James JonesWR7366669.12
Mychal RiveraTE5853449.21
Andre HolmesWR47693414.74
Marcel ReeceRB3726517.16
Darren McFaddenRB3621205.89
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Raiders - Team News
Maurice Jones-Drew - RB
Unless Maurice Jones-Drew takes a pay cut, it's unlikely he'll be back with the Raiders. Jones-Drew costs $2.4 million against the cap, a steep price for a player who averaged 2.2 yards per carry last season. With 25-year-old Latavius Murray ready to take on a...
Feb 23 2:40PM Read More
Giorgio Tavecchio - K
Raiders signed K Giorgio Tavecchio. Despite bouncing around training camps the last few seasons, Tavecchio has yet to appear in an NFL game. With Sebastian Janikowski under contract until 2018, Tavecchio is...
Feb 23 12:05PM Read More
Mark Davis - C
The Chargers and Raiders have teamed up to plan a $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, Ca. "in... Spurred by Rams owner Stan Kroenke's stadium proposal in Inglewood, Ca., the Chargers and Raiders are turning the thermometer up to 100 on their current cities. "We are...
Feb 19 6:58PM Read More
Latavius Murray - RB
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said Latavius Murray "showed that he can be a player" in... He certainly did, rushing for 413 yards over the final six games including a breakout 112-yard effort against Kansas City in Week 12. New coach Jack Del Rio recently stopped...
Feb 19 6:30AM Read More
Darren McFadden - RB
The Raiders are not expected to re-sign free agent Darren McFadden. The emergence of Latavius Murray combined with McFadden's ineffectiveness sealed his fate. McFadden never lived up to his potential in Oakland, logging 1,000 yards rushing...
Feb 19 6:11AM Read More
Carlos Rogers - DB
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said free agent CBs Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown will hit the open... Rogers was the Raiders' slot corner prior to landing on I.R. He appeared in seven games and graded out negatively in coverage. Brown, 30, was among the worst starting...
Feb 18 4:13PM Read More
Sio Moore - LB
Raiders WLB Sio Moore (hip) is expected to be ready for training camp. Moore will likely miss the majority of OTAs recovering from December hip surgery, but should be close to 100 percent for the start of camp. He had 90 tackles, three sacks...
Feb 18 3:00PM Read More
Nick Roach - LB
The SF Chronicle's Vic Tafur has "heard" Raiders MLB Nick Roach (concussions) still... Tafur ran the rumor by GM Reggie McKenzie at the Combine. "That decision is up to Nick and the medical staff," McKenzie responded. "I am not going to rush...
Feb 18 12:10PM Read More
Austin Howard - T
The Raiders will move RG Austin Howard back to right tackle. Oakland signed Howard to a five-year, $30 million deal last offseason only to kick him inside to guard. He was an above-average right tackle for the Jets from 2012-2013...
Feb 18 11:24AM Read More
Maurice Jones-Drew - RB
Asked Thursday if he believes Maurice Jones-Drew has anything left, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio... Del Rio coached Jones-Drew for many years in Jacksonville. If the Raiders have watched Jones-Drew's 2014 tape, they know he's finished. They still might bring MJD to...
Feb 12 1:34PM Read More
Latavius Murray - RB
Coach Jack Del Rio told reporters he considers Latavius Murray a "candidate" for the... The takeaway is Del Rio stopping short of naming Murray a starter, although we wouldn't expect young players like Murray to be crowned in February, anyway. Del Rio praised...
Feb 12 1:30PM Read More
Derek Carr - QB
The Raiders will install some no-huddle for Derek Carr. Carr was a no-huddle quarterback 100 percent of the time during his final two years at Fresno State and new OC Bill Musgrave just spent a year on Chip Kelly's staff. Playing...
Feb 12 5:40AM Read More
Derek Carr - QB
New coach Jack Del Rio called Derek Carr a "special young talent." "He's got a really quick release, good decision maker; he's shown some of that grit we're looking for, some of that toughness, so he's a guy that we feel like we have...
Feb 10 8:43AM Read More
Stefen Wisniewski - C
The Raiders plan to let free agent C Stefen Wisniewski test the open market. Wisniewski isn't expected to be re-signed after the Raiders failed to get an extension done during the season. He's been a full-time starter since entering the league in...
Feb 6 4:03PM Read More
Ken Norton Jr. - LB
Raiders hired Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator. It's a flashy hire for new Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, who spent time in the same linebacker group as Norton on the Cowboys in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Norton Jr....
Feb 6 11:57AM Read More
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    29/14vs. HouL 30-14
    39/21@ NEL 16-9
    49/28vs. MiaL 38-14
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    710/19vs. AriL 24-13
    810/26@ CleL 23-13
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    1111/16@ SDL 13-6
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    1311/30@ StLL 52-0
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