8:32 PM EDT, Sun August 30, 2015

No Walford, Tuck; Moore, Helu, Mays suited up for first time

No major surprises here, but tight end Clive Walford and defensive end Justin Tuck both are not suited up for the Raiders tonight against the Arizona Cardinals. While Walford’s extended absence — he’s practiced twice and played in the first… Continue Reading →

Del Rio wants to get starters a good run, but not at expense of injuries

Today’s game advance that I filed and appeared in this morning’s paper.  OAKLAND — Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has some mixed feelings approaching his team’s third preseason game Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. On one hand, he’d like to… Continue Reading →

Raiders must pass deep face deep ball test from Cardinals’ Palmer

Raiders must pass deep face deep ball test from Cardinals’ Palmer Former Raider Carson Palmer is back Sunday night — maybe not for long — and the Cardinals quarterback will surely test Oakland’s highly questioned young cornerbacks in the third preseason game. The former first-round pick gave up a couple of big plays in the last game Aug. 22, not to mention getting called for a penalty. Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. said he is not losing any sleep over his young cornerbacks. Do they understand the technique, and do they make plays? There have been a rash of knee...

Raiders waive safety Jonathan Dowling

The Raiders announced Saturday they’ve waived second-year safety Jonathan Dowling. Dowling, a seventh-round pick out of Western Kentucky, played in seven games as a rookie last season with four tackles. He had one tackle in each of the two preseason… Continue Reading →

Raiders’ coach, GM credited for building cohesive team

Raiders’ coach, GM credited for building cohesive team “There are 1,600 people in the world that do this stuff every Sunday,” the Raiders’ tight end said. Derek Carr’s progression his second year will go a long way to determining how many games Oakland wins, but middle linebacker Curtis Lofton agrees with Smith that character and chemistry are more important than talent. “On top of character, you have to have chemistry, and our chemistry started building in the offseason workouts,” Lofton said. Coach set out the vision for this team and what our goals are, and everybody...

Webb and Watson remain “work in progress,” but coming along on right side of offensive line

  ALAMEDA — The Raiders have figured their left side of the offensive line to be locked in for some time. Veteran left tackle Donald Penn, second-year left guard Gabe Jackson and highly-paid free agent center Rodney Hudson, barring injury,… Continue Reading →

Familiarity brings Taylor Mays to Oakland

ALAMEDA — A feeling of familiarity was a prime reason new Raiders safety Taylor Mays ended up in the Silver and Black. Mays, a former 49ers second-round pick, signed with the Raiders this week after being released by the Detroit… Continue Reading →
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Watch: Cardinals at Raiders game preview

Watch: Cardinals at Raiders game preview

Kent Somers and Bob McManaman look ahead to the Cardinals’ third game of the preseason, played Sunday at the Oakland Raiders.         

Despite Clive Walford’s absence, Raiders’ offense is looking good

Despite Clive Walford’s absence, Raiders’ offense is looking good Tight end Clive Walford missed another practice Thursday, and Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave was asked if he had any idea when to expect the injured rookie back. In all seriousness, Oakland had big plans for its third-round pick, but Walford missed the first two weeks of training camp with a hamstring injury. The Raiders have had a relatively healthy training camp and preseason otherwise, with receiver Andre Holmes out with a hand injury and fullback Jamize Olawale and defensive end Justin Tuck sidelined...

Raiders award equipment grants to 10 local youth football groups

The Raiders and USA Football recently awarded uniform and equipment grants to 10 local youth football groups and also gave those groups tickets to Sunday’s exhibition game against the Arizona Cardinals. Pro Football Hall of Famer Willie Brown personally delivered… Continue Reading →

Mario Edwards Jr. is making strides over solid second preseason game

ALAMEDA — Mixed opinions have followed Raiders’ second-round pick Mario Edwards Jr. around for a while. Edwards was one of the top-rated recruits in the country out of high school, a five-star prospect from Texas with offers galore, but his… Continue Reading →

Sio Moore on Del Rio’s comments: “If that’s what he said, that’s what he said”

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore undoubtedly heard what coach Jack Del Rio said Wednesday when he declared the former starting weakside linebacker was “competing to be a role player.” Moore, who had missed most of training camp before his return Wednesday,… Continue Reading →

Live updates Sunday night during Raiders-Cardinals game

The Raiders take on the Arizona Cardinals Sunday at 5 p.m. and we’ve got all the in-game news and analysis you’ll need right here. Click here if viewing on a mobile device

Walford still out and Tuck misses another day

The words that have been written all but two days of camp are in play again today: Clive Walford did not practice Thursday for the Raiders. The rookie tight end, the team’s third-round pick out of Miami, continues to be… Continue Reading →

Raiders’ Sio Moore, Roy Helu forced to compete for playing time

Outside linebacker Sio Moore started 11 games each of his first two seasons and was one of the better players on last year’s 3-13 Raiders team. Moore, along with backup running back Roy Helu Jr., returned to practice Wednesday after missing most of training camp. Moore had a setback after returning the second day of camp from offseason hip surgery, and Del Rio was asked if there was enough time before the season starts to win back his starting job. Former Seahawk Malcolm Smith and Ray Ray Armstrong have moved into the starting outside-linebacker spots, with Khalil Mack moving to...

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