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Carr plans to spread new wealth after Raiders contract extension
Where is Derek Carr going to celebrate his new contract? Chick-fil-A. No, the highest paid player in the NFL isn't kidding...
Carr didn't want to 'take every single dime,' handcuff Raiders long-term
In the end, Derek Carr got the deal he wanted. And it should provide the Raiders with some flexibility moving forward...
Bair: What is the bottom line in Derek Carr's new deal?
If you check the list of NFL player salaries, there is a now a new name at the top of that list...
For Carr, doesn't matter how much he makes, he has one goal
Derek Carr does not care if he makes $1 or $25 million, there has always been just one thing on his mind when he's on the football field...
Carr had one big reason to place a deadline for a new deal
What was it? For Carr, it was really simple...
After signing new deal, Carr sends message to Raiders' fans
Derek Carr, after signing the richest deal in the NFL, talked to members of the press on Friday and shared his insights of his new contract...
Raiders finalize five-year contract extension with Derek Carr
The Raiders were always confident they would strike a deal, which was finalized well before the QB's self-imposed training camp deadline...
Carr, Raiders both win with soon-to-be mega-deal done at right time
Derek Carr's soon-to-be mega-deal already seems like a bargain for the Raiders. In this case, team and player did it right. 
Bair: Raiders have budgeted well to extend Carr, others
Scott Bair discusses who could be next in line for an extension after the Raiders wrap up Derek Carr's deal.
Carr during OTAs
Report: Raiders, Carr close to finalizing massive contract extension
While Derek Carr was quick to point out nothing is done, the Raiders are reportedly close to locking up their franchise QB to a massive extension.
Khalil Mack earns respect, surprise visit from all-time NFL great
Khalil Mack walked into the auditorium. Fellow players were seated, and team cameras were focused on him. Something was clearly up...
What they're saying: Happy Father's Day
On Father's Day, we all celebrate the love our dad shows us. Check out how the sports world is celebrating the holiday this year...
Raiders minicamp observations: QBs Cook, Manuel battling for backup job
The Raiders have one of the top quarterbacks in all of the NFL. But, who backs Derek Carr up is still up for debate...
Mack: Players shouldn't waste 'lottery ticket' during Raiders summer break
Raider veterans and coaches echoed the same message with the offseason program over: Take ownership of the next five weeks...
Raiders returner Cordarrelle Patterson flashing offensive skill
Cordarrelle Patterson brings an immediate addition to the Raiders lacking return game, but early impressions indicate his role could be bigger...
Raiders minicamp observations: Luani shows playmaking ability
The Raiders drafted Shalom Luani in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft and he already looks like a possible steal...
Retirement plans for Raiders' kicker? Not 'until they kick me out'
Sebastian Janikowski is nearing 40 years old, but that doesn't mean the Raiders' kicker with the big left boot is ready to hang it up.
Raiders tackle Austin Howard still waiting for clearance
Austin Howard had offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum and ailing joint that plagued him most of the 2016 campaign...
Carr raves about Cooper's aggression: 'The dog in him is coming out'
In regards to Amari Cooper, Derek Carr sees a driven, more aggressive competitor on the verge of a breakout season...
Is Lakers fan Carr happy Warriors won 2017 NBA title?
Derek Carr discusses the emotions of watching the Warriors win the NBA title in Oakland.
Del Rio at Raiders practice
Raiders minicamp observations: Del Rio's pop quiz adds pressure to practice
Jack Del Rio likes to create competition, so on Tuesday, he put his squad through a rigerous test to see who could handle the pressure.
Del Rio shares emotions of being at Warriors title clincher
With the Warriors leaving for San Francisco in a few years, so the Raiders feel any added pressure to win a Super Bowl?
Derek Carr and Kevin Durant
Raiders inspired by Warriors title run: 'Makes you dream those dreams'
The current group of Raiders are on the verge of something special and they have to look no further than their next-door neighbor for inspiration.
Pagano ‘another set of eyes’ to help Raiders play smarter, faster
Jack Del Rio wants his defense to read and react quickly. At times last year, it was far too slow because players were uncertain...
Nelson competing with young Raiders safeties: 'Got homework every night'
Reggie Nelson is 33, but he is not on autopilot. The vet is searching for better from his physical traits and mental approach to the game...
Gareon Conley during Raiders OTA
Raiders OTA observations: Conley, Melifonwu get first-team work
In the midst of the third week of camp, the Raiders' top two picks worked with the first team Tuesday. That and other observations from Scott Bair.
Marshawn Lynch at the podium
Here is what specifically fed Marshawn's desire to play for the Raiders
Marshawn Lynch had walked away from football. But when the NFL voted to relocated the Raiders, he knew exactly what he needed to do.
Marshawn Lynch's first official interview with Raiders
Marshawn Lynch didn't hold back when he met the media on Tuesday, letting the swear words fly as he expressed his love for Oakland and revealed when he knew he had to join the Raiders.
Del Rio shares video of Lynch running during Raiders OTAs
As the Raiders opened up the third week of camp, head coach Jack Del Rio let the fans inside the film room with a short clip of Marshawn Lynch running during practice.
Marshawn running during Raiders camp
VIDEO: Marshawn flashes speed, bursts through hole during Raiders OTAs
Marshawn Lynch took a year off from football, but based on a video posted by head coach Jack Del Rio, the running back hasn't lost a step.
Jack Del Rio and JR Smith
Raiders' Del Rio pours cold water on JR Smith's comments: 'Big IF...'
Cavs guard JR Smith said on Saturday that when Cleveland is playing at it's best, they can beat anyone. Jack Del Rio isn't buying it.
The Raiders Insider Podcast: Former NFL agent Joel Corry
Former NFL agent Joel Corry, who represented Jack Del Rio as a player, breaks down what it will take to extend contracts for Derek Carr, Gabe Jackson and Khalil Mack and remain competitive with so much...
New Raiders TE Cook sees similarities between Carr, Rodgers
Jared Cook played for the Packers in 2016. Derek Carr stole him away with a solid recruiting effort backed by a two-year contract offer...
Todd Downing watching Raiders OTAs
Downing: Raiders offense a 'Swiss Army knife,' players will have input
In his first season as Raiders' offensive coordinator, Todd Downing is all ears to ideas from the players on how to improve the production.
Marshawn Lynch runs through drills during Raiders OTAs
During his second week of Raiders OTAs, Marshawn Lynch ran through a series of drills on Tuesday.
Carr reveals when he'll stop talking extension with Raiders
Derek Carr provides the latest update on the progress of contract extension talks with the Raiders.
Carr shares what he's learned about Marshawn during OTAs
Derek Carr discusses what Marshawn Lynch's personality is like...
Marshawn going through drills
Raiders OTA observations: Marshawn increases activity, remains limited
In his second week of workouts with the Raiders, Marshawn Lynch took part in individual drills, but watched team drills from a distance.
Carr and Crabtree during OTAs
Carr will play out rookie deal if Raiders extension isn't done by camp
Derek Carr made it clear once again: He doesn't want his extension talks to be a distraction and won't pick up his phone after.a certain date.
Lean and healthy, Edwards Jr ‘ready to be a dominant player’ for Raiders
The Florida State alum is full healthy now, ready to realize great potential flashed during healthy stretches his rookie year...
Raiders sign rookie OT Sharpe, LB Lee, all four seventh-round draft picks
On Friday, six members of the Raiders' 2017 draft class put pen to paper with just two players left unsigned...
Marquel Lee gets to play for his father's favorite team: 'He started bawling'
Corey Lee is a lifelong Raiders fan. When the Silver and Black selected his son in the fifth round, he couldn't contain his emotions...
The Raiders Insider Podcast: Marquel Lee
Raiders rookie linebacker Marquel Lee discusses getting drafted by the Raiders, his football life and the first time he saw his father cry...
The Happy Hour: 'Good idea' to legalize extended gambling
Steve Moskowitz breaks down the latest topics of the law on The Happy Hour.
Cooper: 'I can go nowhere but up,' wants improved play down the stretch
Amari Cooper’s career is off to a solid start, but the No. 4 overall pick two years ago believes he can be much better moving forward...
Penn looks on after Carr injury
Penn still haunted by only sack allowed in 2016; 'That play sticks with me'
Five months after allowing his only sack of the 2016 season, Donald Penn is still thinking about it. And he's using it as fuel to get better.
Cooper shares message from Megatron that has resonated
Amari Cooper offers his thoughts on when he first saw special guest Calvin Johnson in Raiders camp.
Why isn't top pick Conley lining up with first unit in OTAs?
Jack Del Rio highlights a similarity between 2017 first-round pick Gareon Conley and third-year receiver Amari Cooper.
Del Rio evaluates Marshawn's first day of Raiders OTA
Jack Del Rio discusses Marshawn Lynch's presence with the Raiders and why the running back is taking it slow.
Del Rio breaks down Calvin Johnson's role in Raiders' camp
Jack Del Rio outlines improvements he wants to see from Amari Cooper in 2017.
Gareon Conley during Raiders OTA
Raiders OTA observations: Conley, rookies must earn their stripes
Nothing is being handed to the Raiders' rookies during OTAs. Based on how they lined up Tuesday, they will have to earn their spots.
Amari Cooper and Calvin Johnson
Cooper seeks counsel from former All-Pro Lions WR, Raiders guest
During the first week of OTAs, Amari Cooper and the Raiders receivers are getting the chance to learn from the man they call Megatron.
Marshawn at Raiders OTA
Lynch 'soaking up the system,' easing into Raiders OTA practices
Marshawn Lynch didn't participate during individual drills and spent most of his time in the performance center Tuesday. But no one is worried.
Carr discusses contract negotiations with Raiders: 'These things take time'
The sides have discussed parameters of a long-term deal, with greater specifics to be ironed out in the future...
Raiders offseason program intensifies as OTA sessions begin
On Monday, they can finally put on helmets. They still can’t wear pads or have full contact, but the Raiders can play 11-on-11...
McKenzie: Marshawn Lynch 'already entrenched' in Raiders locker room
Marshawn Lynch reported to the Raiders offseason program in tremendous shape, and has been a full participant in workouts...
Board unanimously approves conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Vegas
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority board was running up against a deadline to approve the lease to avoid delaying the team’s relocation by a year...
McKenzie: Raiders defensive lineman Edwards Jr 'wants to be dominant'
Mario Edwards Jr. has dealt with some significant injuries so far in his career. Is the 2015 second-round pick ready to make his presence felt?
McKenzie confident Raiders, Carr will agree on contract extension
Derek Carr has stated several times he wants to be a Raider his entire career, but a hometown discount isn’t in the cards...
Report: Carr dissatisfied with pace of Raiders contract extension talks
The Pro Bowl quarterback in the final year of his rookie deal and has said repeatedly he plans to be a Raider for his entire career...
Despite missing Raiders workouts, Vanderdoes staying involved
Third-round defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes can’t participate in OTAs and the Raiders' June minicamp. How is he dealing with that...?
Marcus McWilson at Kentucky
Following tryout, Raiders sign undrafted Kentucky safety
The Raiders announced Monday that they signed undrafted free agent safety Marcus McWilson.
Without lease, Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium opening could be delayed to 2021
While the Raiders full want to start the 2020 season in Las Vegas, that date may be pushed back due to no stadium lease as of now...
Former Raiders first-round pick arrested in Alabama
Rolando McClain, who the Raiders drafted No. 8 in the 2010 NFL Draft, ran into more legal issues with another arrest in Alabama...
Sharpe's size, on-field attitude mesh well with Raiders offensive line
Fourth-round pick David Sharpe finds himself in a great spot to learn and plans to take advantage of the advice aimed his way...
Land where Raiders' Las Vegas stadium will be
Proposed Las Vegas stadium for Raiders could be done by June 2020
The Raiders could be playing in their new Las Vegas stadium by the 2020 season according to a preliminary timeline released on Monday.
Vanderdoes in great shape, ready to take game 'to the next level'
Eddie Vanderdoes seems motivated to realize vast potential. He reported to minicamp in great shape, hoping to make a solid first impression...
Marshawn and Draymond at Warriors parade
With Marshawn on Raiders, will Green end boycott? 'I thought about it..."
Despite his friend Marshawn Lynch joining the Raiders, Warriors forward Draymond Green won't be ending his boycott of the team...
Chris Casher playing for Florida State
Raiders sign three tryout players after rookie minicamp
After holding their rookie minicamp this past weekend, the Raiders signed three tryout players to their 90-man roster Monday.
Raiders ready to mold 'very gifted' versatile chess piece Melifonwu
The Raiders want to use Obi Melifonwu's tools to great effect, and will spend the offseason program determining how to use him best...
Gareon Conley at Raiders minicamp
Amid legal woes, Raiders minicamp a welcome 'stress reliever' for Conley
While off-field legal matters engulf Raiders top pick Gareon Conley, he got a welcome respite Friday with the beginning of minicamp.
Raiders sign 17 undrafted free agents
The Raiders filled out their roster on Friday morning...
Del Rio: Raiders haven't 'adequately addressed' middle linebacker spot
The Raiders added Marquel Lee in the NFL Draft, but head coach Jack Del Rio is well aware the team needs more help at middle linebacker...
Raiders GM McKenzie: Marshawn Lynch has plenty left in the tank
It's fair to wonder how Marshawn Lynch will fare in his 30s, especially after taking a year away from football...
Inside linebacker questions remain for Raiders after NFL Draft
The Raiders could get creative on passing downs and use an extra safety, but they hope a young player puts a stranglehold on the spot...
Marshawn Lynch's first Raiders workout
Marshawn Lynch joins Raiders offseason program
Five days after officially becoming a Raider, Marshawn Lynch was back in Alameda taking part in his first workout with his new team.
Gareon Conley at Ohio State
Source: Raiders CB Conley met with Cleveland police, submitted DNA sample
Despite denying any wrongdoing, Raiders top pick Gareon Conley submitted a DNA sample in a meeting with Cleveland police, a source said Monday.
How Raiders draft picks fit in current roster, future plans
Reggie McKenzie harvested three defensive backs, two defensive tackles, two offensive linemen, a running back and an inside linebacker...
With additions at LB, is door open to bring Riley back?
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie offers his first thoughts on getting a deal with Marshawn Lynch done.
McKenzie on 7th rounder Luani: 'A football playing Jesse'
Reggie McKenzie details what he likes about small-school offensive lineman Jylan Ware.
McKenzie addresses concerns OT David Sharpe is legally blind
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie shares what he likes about fourth round pick David Sharpe.
Melifonwu, Conley and Luani
McKenzie focuses Raiders' 2017 draft on defense, beefs up secondary
With a stacked offense, Oakland GM Reggie McKenzie used many of his nine draft picks to fill holes on the Raiders defense.
Ahmad Thomas playing at Oklahoma
Raiders 2017 UDFA tracker: McKenzie adds safeties, mining for more gold
In need of depth at safety, Reggie McKenzie has already added two undrafted free agents. Insider Scott Bair is keeping track of the deal here.
Bair: As intended, Raiders loaded up on key defensive pieces
It was the goal of Reggie McKenzie and the Oakland Raiders to strengthen the defense and early reports are they did just that...
New Raiders RB Hood modeled game after Lynch
After admiring Marshawn Lynch for some time, Elijah Hood 'can't wait to be in that running back room' with Beastmode...
Treyvon Hester
Raiders select DT Treyvon Hester in seventh round of 2017 NFL Draft
With the 244th pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Raiders selected Toledo defensive tackle Treyvon Hester.
Elijah Hood running against Georgia
Raiders select RB Elijah Hood in seventh round of 2017 NFL Draft
With the 242nd pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Raiders selected North Carolina running back Elijah Hood.
Jylan Ware
Raiders select OT Jylan Ware in seventh round of 2017 NFL Draft
With the 231st pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Raiders selected OT Jylan Ware from Alabama State.
Shalom Luani
Raiders select DB Shalom Luani in seventh round of 2017 NFL Draft
With the 221st pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Raiders selected DB Shalom Luani from Washington State.
Raiders select LB Marquel Lee in fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft
Linebacker was seen as an area for the Raiders to address in the draft and they went out and grabbed one in the fifth round on Saturday...
Raiders fourth-round OL refutes pre-draft rumors: 'I'm not legally blind'
Going into the draft, a rumor swirled that David Sharpe is blind in his right eye. After the Raiders picked him, he tried to shoot that down...
Melifonwu might serve as solution to Raiders' problem covering tight ends
The Raiders' issues trying to cover tight ends has been evident in recent years. In the second round, Oakland may have found the answer...
Raiders select OL David Sharpe in fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft
For the first time, the Raiders went on the offensive side of the ball in the 2017 NFL Draft, adding to their offensive line the fourth round...
Vanderdoes out to 'prove people wrong,' show Raiders his very best
Eddie Vanderdoes' tape at UCLA isn't what he wanted it to be. The motivated former top prospect is out to show the force he can be now with the Raiders...
Del Rio: Marshawn showed 'authentic passion' joining hometown Raiders
The Raiders focus has been on the 2017 NFL Draft. But, there's no escaping the subject of running back Marshawn Lynch in Oakland.
Bair: Raiders continue to fortify their needs on defense
The Raiders have an explosive offense. In the draft, they're doing what they can to improve on defense.
Raiders select DT Eddie Vanderdoes in third round of the 2017 NFL Draft
The Raiders continued to go defense, this time going to the line in the third round with UCLA defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes.
Raiders select safety Obi Melifonwu in second round of the 2017 NFL Draft
The Raiders continued to shore up their secondary in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft by picking up a safety out of UConn. 
Del Rio: Raiders all about bringing in high quality players
Head coach Jack Del Rio expresses what the team cares most about when adding new players.
Raiders drafting Conley the most proud moment of his life
Gareon Conley takes you through what he felt once he found out the Raiders were drafting him in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Defense remains in demand, but Raiders won't reach 'to satisfy a need'
Matching need and value is the ultimate goal. If that occurs, expect a defensive slant from Reggie McKenzie to the rest of this draft...
Raiders' first-round pick Conley opens up on emotions after off-field issues
Gareon Conely has gone through a whilrwind of emotions recently. Once the Raiders made him their first-round pick, shock and relief set in.
McKenzie: Raiders did their 'due diligence' before drafting Gareon Conley
Gareon Conley may not be a popular pick in the public right now. But, GM Reggie McKenzie made it clear the Raiders did their homework on him.