Cory James drafted by Raiders: How does the linebacker fit?

  Rejoice, Ram fans. Cory James was taken by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. How can the former CSU star be utilized by Oakland and ultimately find a way to stick on the roster? Let’s take a look. James is a versatile linebacker who was used on the outside in the Rams 3-4 and was at his best in that position. While undersized, his quickness and...
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1 day ago

Web roundup: Oakland Raiders

NFL Draft 2016: Oakland Raiders Day 3 selections The NFL Draft is one of the best sporting events to watch of the entire year, but all good things must come to an end. On Saturday, the 2016 NFL Draft will be ... Raiders 2016 Draft Results – Friday The Oakland Raiders headed into Friday's rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft, rounds 2 and 3, riding high after taking West Virginia...
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Raiders may not be done adding to their defense in draft

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Raiders spent their first three draft picks on a safety and two defensive ends. That doesn't mean that coach Jack Del Rio and general manager Reggie McKenzie are done addressing the defense. Oakland has five picks over the final four rounds Saturday and still has a need at middle linebacker after releasing last year's starter Curtis Lofton in the offseason...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Marcel Reece have a role on the Raiders?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders under Jack Del Rio and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave do...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Legendary Actor Gene Hackman Visited Florida Spring Practice Today

Gene Hackman may have played a high school basketball coach in one of his most famous roles, but the 86-year-old actor was at Florida football spring practice today. The Hoosiers star was in Gainesville with family friend Jack Del Rio. Del Rio’s son Luke is a quarterback at UF.  #Gators QB Luke Del Rio, father Jack, and family friend Gene Hackman…I expected to see 2 of them...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio believes every NFL play should be reviewable

Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has joined a growing chorus of NFL coaches who believe that every play should be reviewable. At the NFL Combine on Wednesday, Del Rio voiced his opinion that coaches should be able to challenge any play if they believe it to be wrong. “You know, Bill Belichick brought up a great point in our owners meetings last year about allowing a coach to challenge...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson enjoys extended send-off in final game

Charles Woodson played his last NFL home game Thursday night, and the Raiders made sure he went out in style. After the team pulled off a 23-20 overtime win over the Chargers, the nine-time Pro Bowler received a Gatorade bath from teammates, then delivered an emotional speech to fans. Woodson, 39, is finishing up his 18th NFL season, having announced his retirement on Monday...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders favored to win on road for first time since 2012

Don’t look now, but the (2-1) Oakland Raiders are playing good football and are off to a solid start in 2015. It appears the rebuilding effort by general manager Reggie McKenzie is finally beginning to pay off, and there’s a clear difference in coaching style and attitude from (former head coach) Dennis Allen and Jack Del Rio. Sportsbooks are taking note as well, as the Raiders...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sio Moore takes shot at Raiders after being traded?

The Oakland Raiders traded linebacker Sio Moore to the Indianapolis Colts on Friday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick. The 25-year-old didn’t seem thrilled with the way his former team handled the divorce. When Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was asked about trading Moore, he said he was happy to get something in return because Moore was going to be cut anyway. “He wasn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio wants to 'bring swagger back' to Raiders

By Jesse Reed The Oakland Raiders, once the most feared franchise in the NFL, have been a league laughingstock for the past decade-plus. New head coach Jack Del Rio has a message for his team and the rest of the league: The swagger is back in Oakland. “I was asked the other day about the Raiders mystique,” Del Rio said Wednesday in an interview with SiriusXM NFL radio, per...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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