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Oakland Raiders Rumors & News
Inside the Oakland Raiders | Oakland Tribune Feb 7, 2016
Attempts to post this from San Francisco were futile . . . better late than never . . . SAN FRANCISCO _ Ken Stabler wasn’t around to see it, but the Raiders quarterback was named to the Pro Football Hall… Continue Reading → The post Raiders QB Ken Stabler inducted into Hall of Fame appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders had a heavy presence at last week’s Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Their core young offensive trio of quarterback Derek Carr, wide receiver Amari Cooper and running back Latavius Murray all participated after getting the call… Continue Reading → The post Derek Carr on Pro Bowl, Mexico City and Super Bowl 50 appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders are taking a home game south of the border. The NFL announced Friday the Raiders will host the Houston Texans for a Monday Night Football game Nov. 21 in Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca. “I’ve always… Continue Reading → The post Raiders will ‘host’ game in Mexico; Davis not eyeing south of the border relocation appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
The first question Roger Goodell faced Friday was a familiar one: what about the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers now that the Rams are back in Los Angeles. As he’s been saying all week, the commissioner pledged “to do… Continue Reading → The post NFL commissioner pledges to help keep Raiders in Oakland appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
San Francisco Chronicle Feb 5, 2016
The Oakland Raiders will play a regular-season game in Mexico City game on Nov. 21, against the Houston Texans, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Friday. The Raiders will host the Monday Night game and will now play only seven regular-season games at O.co Coliseum, once a one-year lease extension is agreed to. Texans owner Bob McNair used Houston's ability to draw Mexican fans to Super Bowl LI festivities as part of the pitch to land the league’s biggest spectacle.
San Francisco Chronicle Feb 4, 2016
The Raiders are expected to play a regular-season game against the Houston Texans in Mexico City next season, league sources said, and an announcement could come as soon as Friday. The Raiders are expected to host the game and lose a home game, once they agree to a one-year lease extension at O.co Coliseum. Owner Mark Davis acknowledged this week that’s his only move for 2016, after the owners voted last month to allow the Rams — and not the Raiders or Chargers — to move to the Los Angeles market. Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend told police the Browns quarterback hit her during an...
Inside the Oakland Raiders | Oakland Tribune Feb 4, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders’ Khalil Mack missed out on the NFL’s sack title this season when Houston Texans’ star J.J. Watt overtook with a three-sack effort in the season finale. Watt said Thursday he knew it was going to… Continue Reading → The post J.J. Watt on Khalil Mack: ‘I really respect his game’ appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
Add Kenny Stabler to the growing list of NFL players to suffer brain damage. The New York Times reported today that Stabler had severe C.T.E, the degenerative brain disease believed to be caused by repeated blows to the head. The… Continue Reading → The post The Snake’s damaged brain appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN FRANCISCO — The supporters of Ken Stabler have filed a legal brief arguing for the legendary Raiders’ quarterbacks election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Well, not really, but a faux document was circulated Wednesday to plead the… Continue Reading → The post Stabler supporters file faux legal brief to plead his Hall of Fame case appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
San Francisco Chronicle Feb 3, 2016
Add Raiders Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ken Stabler to the growing list of NFL players who reportedly suffered from traumatic brain disease. On a scale of 1 to 4, Stabler had high Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., the degenerative brain disease believed to be caused by repeated blows to the head, according to researchers at Boston University. According to a PBS report last September, a Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University study that 87 of 91 deceased NFL players in one study tested positive for C.T.E. Hall of Famer Junior Seau, who in 2012 committed...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that he’s received indications Raiders owner Mark Davis wants to find a long-term solution for the Raiders in Oakland. Goodell, appearing on the Rich Eisen Show, said he believes Davis has the same outlook… Continue Reading → The post Goodell believes Davis wants a long-term solution in Oakland appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN FRANCISCO _ The run as described by NFL Films narrator John Facenda was so moving to the late Todd Christensen that he got choked up just talking about it in an interview for “America’s Game: The 1983 Raiders.” … Continue Reading → The post Great Raiders moments: RB Marcus Allen recalls making magic on `17 Bob Trey O’ vs. Washington in Super Bowl XVIII appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN JOSE _ No one had to tell Antonio Smith to enjoy himself when the Broncos were introduced on Opening Night at SAP Pavilion. He was the life of the locker room in bad times as well as good in… Continue Reading → The post Former Raiders DT Antonio Smith winds up in Super Bowl with Broncos after being released appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Raiders are continuing to play the waiting game on the significant neck injury suffered by rookie defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. “He’s got to have some series of test that he’s going to have to go… Continue Reading → The post Raiders continue to play waiting game with Mario Edwards Jr. appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.
San Francisco Chronicle Feb 1, 2016
CBS had carried games in partnership with NFL Network the past two seasons. A person familiar with the contracts said that the deals are worth $450 million for 10 games, five each on CBS and NBC. NFL Network still will televise eight games exclusively, which will include late-season Saturday matchups and other to-be-determined games. Willis played 11 years as an NFL defensive end with the Steelers (1982-91), Bills (1992) and Washington (1993). Before heading to Canada, Willis spent 18 years as a college defensive line coach at Slippery Rock (1995-98), Cincinnati (1999-2000), Boston...
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