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Del Rio’s anxiety level up with trio of Raiders going extreme in New Zealand
Three Raiders are taking in all New Zealand has to offer this offseason. Harrowing video elicited a response from head coach Jack Del Rio...
Report: Former Raiders RB arrested for domestic violence
He signed with the Raiders in 2015 and appeared in three exhibition games, but did not make the team...
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Cal QB Davis Webb preparing for combine: ‘I’m gonna separate myself’
With his college career over, Cal's confident signal caller Davis Webb is doing everything he can to prepare himself for April's NFL Draft...
Downing: Carr will have increased influence on Raiders game plan
The Raiders' new offensive coordinator will use his young signal-caller as a resource in the days leading up to kickoff.
Downing will make subtle changes to Raiders offense, looking for greater efficiency
Todd Downing will lead an explosive Raiders offense in 2017. He will make tweaks, but don't expect an overhaul in Oakland...
Hard to imagine Raiders using franchise tag in 2017
Teams can apply the franchise tag starting Wednesday. Don’t expect the Raiders to use it, or the less forceful transition tag...
Stanford, Cal playmakers top NFL Scouting Combine list
Stanford will be represented by four players in Indianapolis, while Cal will send three athletes to the combine...
Report: Aldon Smith under investigation for domestic incident
Aldon Smith was reportedly interviewed regarding an early Saturday morning incident where police were called to a home in San Francisco...
Report: Former 49ers, Raiders D-lineman to join Dolphins coaching staff
The Bay Area native played for the 49ers from 2001 to 2005 and the Raiders in 2012...
Former Raiders linebacker Quentin Moses dies in house fire at 33 years old
In tragic news, former Raiders third-round draft pick Quentin Moses was found dead in Georgia on Sunday morning at just 33 years old.
Raiders reward Jack Del Rio with new four-year deal
The Oakland Raiders and Jack Del Rio agreed to a new four-year deal Friday after leading the team to the playoffs in 2016.
Raiders president: Las Vegas stadium financing on track
Despite the withdrawl of Sheldon Adelson's backing, Raiders president Marc Badain believes the team is on track for a Las Vegas stadium.
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Board overseeing proposed Las Vegas NFL stadium to meet Thursday
The board that oversees a proposed Las Vegas NFL stadium is set to meet publicly Thursday for the first time since an instrumental backer of the project pulled out the deal...
Murray's future largest offensive question mark for Raiders
Latavius Murray insists he wants to return to the Silver and Black, but another team may offer a deal the Raiders don’t want to match...
Raiders Season Review: Will Carr have more freedom in 2017?
When Derek Carr returns from injury, and with a new offensive coordinator, will the Raiders give their franchise QB more freedom with the offense? Raiders Insider Scott Bair examines...
Raiders Season Review: Bair: Team left goals unfulfilled
Raiders Insider Scott Bair talks about Oakland's season -- what went wrong and what the Raiders plan to do to build off a successful campaign...
Raiders Season Review: Neal: Oakland needs resolve
NFL great Lorenzo Neal breaks down where the Oakland Raiders go from here...
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Help wanted: Raiders defense must improve 'at all levels'
The Raiders are looking to build off their return trip to the postseason this year. The front office made it clear they expect to improve on defense...
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Vladimir Putin kept one of Robert Kraft's five Super Bowl rings
Of the five Super Bowl rings Robert Kraft has earned as owner of the Patriots, one of them has an unlikely owner: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Aldon Smith
Aldon Smith: 'I'm back, and there's nobody who can stop me'
Raiders edge rusher Aldon Smith is reportedly on track for NFL reinstatement. He didn't waste time making a statement on social media...
Genie Bouchard
Patriots comeback earns fan date with tennis star Genie Bouchard
If you were rooting for the Falcons, the Patriots' Super Bowl comeback was tough to watch. For one particular tennis fan, though, it was a dream come true...
Derek Carr Jack Del Rio
Raiders tied with sixth-best odds to win Super Bowl next season
They fell short in 2016, but pundits are giving the Raiders a fighting chance to win Super Bowl LII next season...
After fifth Super Bowl win, don't expect Belichick to retire soon
Bill Belichick turns 65 years old in April. He just won his fifth Super Bowl. Is the Patriots coach going to hang it up soon?
Brady reacts to fifth Super Bowl win: 'They're all special'
Tom Brady hits the podium after winning a record fifth Super Bowl Sunday in Houston against the Falcons.
Brady earns fourth Super Bowl MVP after historic comeback
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took home his fourth Super Bowl MVP after leading the greatest comeback in the game's history vs. the Falcons.
What they're saying: Tom Brady wins record fifth Super Bowl ring
Tom Brady has now won the most Super Bowls ever by a quarterback. After his improbable comeback, praise came pouring in...
Brady, Patriots pull off biggest comeback in Super Bowl history
Once down 28-3, Tom Brady rallied the Patriots back to complete the largest comeback in Super Bowl history in an OT win over the Falcons.
Matt Ryan and Tom Brady
Falcons' first or Brady's fifth? Patriots favored in Super Bowl LI
Will MVP Matt Ryan lead the Falcons to their first title? Will Tom Brady hoist his fifth trophy? Super Bowl LI in Houston is full of intrigue.
Aldon Smith on the sideline
Report: Aldon Smith will be reinstated in March
The NFL decided not to reinstate Aldon Smith at the end of 2017, but the Raiders linebacker will NFL will reportedly make a ruling in March.
Raiders' Del Rio comes in fourth for AP NFL Coach of the Year
In just his second season as the Raiders' head coach, Jack Del Rio received four votes for 2016 AP NFL Coach of the Year...
Raiders quarterback Carr finishes third in 2016 AP NFL MVP voting
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr led his team to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years in 2016, and he received MVP recognition for his efforts.
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What they're saying: Raiders' Mack wins 2016 DPOY
Shortly after Khalil Mack was named the 2016 AP Defensive Player of the Year, some of his current and former teammates sent their congratulations.
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Raiders' Mack named 2016 AP Defensive Player of the Year
Raiders edge rusher Khalil Mack was rewarded for his efforts on Saturday as he was named AP Defensive Player of the Year.
David Carr and Bill Musgrave
David Carr: Downing will give Derek Carr more freedom than Musgrave
Bill Musgrave was the author of the NFL's No. 6 ranked offense. But the Raiders let him go. And Derek Carr's brother thinks that's a good thing.
Jimmy Garoppolo ignoring trade rumor noise, focusing on Sunday
It's rare that a backup quarterback is a hot commodity in the Super Bowl. That's exactly what's happening though with Jimmy Garoppolo.
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Super Bowl commercials revealed
In some circles, the commercials are as anticipated as the game. Check out a few of the Super Bowl commercials ahead of Super Sunday...
Khalil Mack's strong case for AP Defensive Player of the Year
His stats are strong. His play was clutch. His value was unmistakable. Without him, the Raiders defense would’ve been a mess...
Lady Gaga: Super Bowl halftime show to celebrate 'spirit of equality'
Lady Gaga hopes to bring a performance for all people at halftime of the 2017 Super Bowl...
Tim Brown: Brady owes his starting job to 'Tuck Rule' and Raiders
More than a decade later, and the effects of the infamous 'Tuck Rule' are still felt as Tom Brady aims for another Super Bowl ring...
NFL commissioner Goodell makes it clear odds are against Las Vegas
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is making it quite clear how he really feels about the chances of a team like Raiders moving to Las Vegas...
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Latest NFL 'Bad Lip Reading' featured 49ers, Raiders
The "Bad Lip Reading" team puts words into other people's mouths. Their latest video takes down the NFL and features both 49ers and Raiders...
Brady hugging family member while mom looks on
Mother's illness a major source of concern for Brady this season
Tom Brady put up MVP numbers and led the Patriots to the No. 1 seed, all while his mom has been dealing with health issues.
Former NFL commissioner apologizes for past concussion remarks
Back in 1994, former commissioner Paul Tagliabue made misleading statements on concussions in football. Now, he's apologizing.
Brady: 'Personal legacy' would never be part of my vocabulary
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is going for five Super Bowl rings on Sunday, a feat only done once before. But, what will his legacy be?
Goodell: NFL hasn't determined if Las Vegas is a viable market
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league is still analyzing whether Las Vegas is a worthy location for a franchise...
Raiders to host Patriots in Mexico City during 2017 season
The Raiders gave up a home game in Oakland this past season, and are going to do that again in 2017...
Goldman Sachs
Report: Investment bank backs out of Raiders stadium deal in Las Vegas
One day after billionaire business mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled the plug on his financial backing of the proposed Raiders stadium in Las Vegas, Goldman Sachs — the next chief financial backer — followed suit
After Adelson pulls money for Raiders, Lott Group issues statement
Ronnie Lott and his group would happily pair with the Raiders on an Oakland stadium plan...
Aldon Smith
49ers sue Raiders' Aldon Smith repayment of forfeited signing bonus
The 49ers are suing Aldon Smith. 
Oakland Raiders? Las Vegas Raiders? Other? All things are chaos
Las Vegas was the safe money play and now it isn’t. Oakland was the prohibitive longshot, and now it isn’t...
49ers sue Aldon Smith over signing bonus
Former 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith owes the Red and Gold some money...
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Raiders issue statement after Adelson withdraws from Vegas stadium
Shortly after billionaire Sheldon Adelson withdrew his investment for a Las Vegas stadium, the Raiders issued a public statement.
Sheldon Adelson in 2016
Adelson withdraws from proposed Raiders stadium in Las Vegas
The Raiders' plan for a stadium in Las Vegas took a hit Monday as billionaire Sheldon Adelson withdrew his investment from the project.
Kelce scores in Pro Bowl
Dalton, Kelce lead AFC to 20-13 win over NFC in Pro Bowl
Bengals QB Andy Dalton engineered two scoring drives to help the AFC beat the NFC in the 2017 Pro Bowl in Orlando on Sunday.
Belichick tried to advise Falcons GM to not trade draft picks for Julio Jones
The Falcons once traded five draft picks to move up and grab Julio Jones. Bill Belichick, however, would not have done that...
Del Rio vital in Raiders quest for long-term stability
The Raiders are back in a position of success and a big reason is the leadership of Jack Del Rio, the lowest paid NFL head coach.
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California once again on center stage with NFL on the move
America's most popular sport is in the midst of its greatest migration since the mid-1990s...
Marquette King
Swish! Marquette King drops 30-yard punt through basketball hoop
One of the NFL's most popular punters, Marquette King is putting on a show in Orlando for the NFL Pro Bowl...
Jack Del Rio
Del Rio turns spotlight on Hayward High coaches: ‘I’m proud of my roots’
Jack Del Rio has enjoyed an impressive career. But he hasn't forgotten where he came from. The Raiders head coach is honoring his Hayward High coaches this weekend...
NFL: Injuries down in 2016 season, including concussions
As concussion research continues to grow, the league says the number decreased in the 2016 season, as well as other injuries too...
Sean Smith Charles Woodson
Woodson critical of Sean Smith: 'You've got to be a lock-down corner'
Charles Woodson is one of the most respected defensive backs in Raiders history. He didn't hold back when analyzing the team's current secondary...
Latavius Murray
Latavius Murray headlines crop of 13 Raiders free agents
Reggie McKenzie and the Raiders front office have decisions to make with a significant group of contributors set to become free agents...
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McKenzie: Raiders well prepared with Carr, Mack extensions on horizon
The Raiders have plenty of cap space going into the offseason, but Reggie McKenzie knows he has to be careful with extensions looming for stars Derek Carr and Khalil Mack.
Raiders name former Chargers DC as assistant head coach-defense
The Raiders added to their coach staff by taking one from a rival as John Pagano has been named Oakland's assistant head coach-defense...
49ers, Raiders fans ready to accept Tom Brady as best QB ever?
If Tom Brady guides the Patriots to a victory over the Falcons, he will have more rings than any other quarterback...
Mark Davis
Separating fact from fiction as Raiders prepare for relocation vote
The Raiders have officially filed for relocation and are awaiting the fateful owners vote. Biz Ball Insider Andy Dolich sets the scene...
Brady and Hogan celebrating
Patriots pummel Pittsburgh, return to Super Bowl to face Falcons
Tom Brady and the Patriots are headed back to the Super Bowl after a complete domination of the Steelers in the AFC title game Sunday.
49ers' Smith, Raiders' Williams not among Walter Payton Man of the Year finalists
Neither the 49ers nor the Raiders are representing the three finalists for the NFL's 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year...
Former Raiders quarterback joins Cal's coaching staff
Former Rose Bowl MVP and Raiders signal caller Marques Tuiasosopo is leaving to Washington join Justin Wilcox and the Cal Bears...
McKenzie: Osemele gave Raiders OL teeth, Nelson eased Woodson's loss
Kelechi Osemele helped solidify the Raiders' offensive line in 2016 and proved to be one of Oakland's best free agent signings...
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Lott-led group still working to keep Raiders in Oakland, 'playing to win'
The Raiders have officially applied for relocation, but that's not stopping the Ronnie Lott-led group of investors from trying to keep the team in Oakland...
Schaaf on Raiders relocation: 'We are ready to compete'
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf reacts to the news that the Raiders have officially filed relocation papers with the NFL...
Mayor Schaaf: 'Oakland has something no other city ever will'
With the Raiders' move to Las Vegas in the hands of NFL owners, Oakland's mayor is hoping the league gives the city 'a chance to compete'...
McKenzie still not over Raiders playoff loss, striving 'to hold up the trophy'
Reggie McKenzie took home some major honors on Thursday, but the Raiders' GM is struggling to get over how the season ended...
Five events that could derail the Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Today’s announcement was a formality, but the votes people think are in place are not actually in place until they’ve been cast...
PFWA names Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie Executive of the Year
Reggie McKenzie joins Al Davis, who was named Executive of the Year in 2002, as Raiders who have earned the honor...
Oakland Raiders officially apply for relocation to Las Vegas
Mark Davis' formal application has been submitted to the NFL, and must be approved by 24 owners. A vote could come in late March...
Raiders LT Donald Penn, WR Amari Cooper to skip Pro Bowl
Donald Penn won’t be ready after suffering a knee injury in the regular-season finale, and Amari Cooper did battle a shoulder injury late in the season...
Source: Raiders, OL coach Mike Tice agree on new deal
Mike Tice just completed his second season as the Raiders' O-line coach. He will be back for Year 3, a source told
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Raiders DE Khalil Mack named PFWA Defensive Player of the Year
Khalil Mack is a force. The Raiders dynamic edge rusher was honored Wednesday with prestigious recognition as the best on his side of the ball.
Oakland police credit Raiders QB Derek Carr for helping find missing child
Oakland Police sent out an Amber Alert hoping to find a young boy gone missing, and Derek Carr retweeted that call for public assistance...
Raiders S Karl Joseph named to PFWA All-Rookie team
Raiders rookie Karl Joseph battled injuries in his first NFL season, yet he still displayed enough skill to be recognized by the PFWA...
Raiders' Mack, Osemele honored on PFWA's All-NFL team
Raiders edge rusher Khalil Mack and left guard Kelechi Osemele added to their honors on Monday for outstanding play this season...
Boswell boots Steelers to AFC championship with six field goals
Le'Veon Bell ran all over the Chiefs for 170 yards, but the real MVP for the Steelers came off the right foot of Chris Boswell in the Steelers' win over the Chiefs.
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Lewis' historic performance leads Patriots past Texans, into AFC title game
Dion Lewis became the first player with a rushing, receiving and return touchdown in a playoff game as the Patriots beat the Texans Saturday.
Raiders announce Downing as offensive coordinator, Peetz QB coach
The Raiders officially have a new offensive coordinator in Todd Downing. In a corresponding move, Jake Peetz will take over as quarterbacks coach.
Only factor forcing Mark Davis out of Oakland is his own desires
Now that Mark Davis will officially try to relocate the Raiders twice in two years, any desire he had for Oakland is long gone.
Raiders' pursuit of relocation to Las Vegas ready for next step
The Raiders are inching closer to Las Vegas. It has been known Mark Davis would file for relocation and that is ever more true now...
Raiders defense season review: Inconsistent play at core of lowest grades
In a season where the Raiders reached the playoffs for the first time since 2002, the defense had its fair share of ups and downs...
Former Raiders OC Bill Musgrave joins division rival
Bill Musgrave -- the Raiders' offensive coordinator in 2015 and 2016 -- will be coaching against the Silver and Black in 2017...
Warriors, A's and Raiders present $750,000 check to Oakland fire relief efforts
Sports figures from across the Oakland spectrum came together to donate money to aid those affected by the Oakland fire tragedy...
Raiders offense season review: Receivers, tight ends get lowest grades
The Raiders averaged the sixth most points per game during the 2016 season. Scott Bair dishes out grades for every position group...
Del Rio: Raiders WRs dropping more passes 'than I'm comfortable with'
The typically sure-handed Michael Crabtree was the worst offender, with 13 drops from 102 catchable passes...
Raiders DE Khalil Mack won't play in Pro Bowl
Khalil Mack was one of seven Raiders originally named to the Pro Bowl. But the All-Pro officially backed out on Thursday...
Making the case for every NFL team to move to Los Angeles
This is how it must be. The NFL wants this, and everyone tells us how powerful the NFL is, so the NFL must get what it wants...
Ratto: Chargers-to-LA puts Davis in Vegas-or-bust situation
Senior Insider Ray Ratto explains what the Chargers moving to LA means to the Raiders.
Dean Spanos in November
San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles
In a stunning development, the Chargers are bolting San Diego...
John and Dean Spanos
Deadline for Chargers' relocation decision extended two days
Originally scheduled to make their relocation decision by Jan. 15, the Chargers have been given two extra days by the NFL.
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Las Vegas might be NFL haven LA was not
NFL owners are working to sort out stadium situations for the Raiders and Chargers. The prospect of Mark Davis moving to Las Vegas is far from out of the question...
Downing's unique journey leads to job as Raiders offensive coordinator
Todd Downing started his work in the NFL as a public relations intern for Minnesota. He's now in charge of the Raiders' offense...
Source: Musgrave out, Downing to be Raiders offensive coordinator
Todd Downing will replace Bill Musgrave as the man in charge of the Raiders' offense, a source confirmed to CSN California...
Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: 'I'm what Steph Curry is to basketball'
Le'Veon Bell is not only one of the best running backs in the NFL. He believes he is revolutionizing the game of football...
Del Rio: Raiders built to last, 'nobody wants to take one swing'
While adversity will come, there’s no doubt a competitive window is open that shouldn’t be shuttered any time soon...