RAIDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oakland Raiders: Shilique Calhoun set for sophomore surge at 270

Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio Holds Exclusive Call With 2017 Season Ticket Holders

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio held an exclusive call with season ticket members Tuesday night, and touched on a variety of topics.
Via Raiders.com
3 hours ago

Raiders sell out of refunded season tickets in two hours

The Oakland Raiders re-sold season tickets from roughly 1,000 people that were refunded in about two hours. When the news that the Oakland Raiders would be relocating to Las Vegas became official, there were many thoughts, questions and concerns that were raised by the fan base. One of those questions was what about the fans […] Raiders sell out of refunded season tickets in two...
Via Just Blog Baby
6 hours ago

Oakland Raiders: Predicting 5 surprise 2017 training camp stars

Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

Jack Del Rio: Marshawn Lynch ‘soaking up' Raiders system at OTAs

Marshawn Lynch wasn’t an active participant during the Oakland Raiders’ OTA session Tuesday. But the running back is nevertheless in the process of “soaking up the system” despite only participating in the stretching portion of practice, says Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio. Lynch was clearly enjoying himself while cheerfully interacting with teammates, including Sebastian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notes and Quotes from day two of Raiders OTA’s

Notes, quotes and various reports and observations from day two of the Oakland Raiders OTA’s, which was open to the media. The Oakland Raiders began their offseason organized team activities, known as OTA’s, this week. The second day of OTA’s was open to the media, and there is plenty of info to gather based on what […] Notes and Quotes from day two of Raiders OTA’s -...
Via Just Blog Baby
9 hours ago

Raiders rank 2nd in Sports Illustrated’s power rankings

The Oakland Raiders rank 2nd in the latest offseason power rankings from Peter King of Sports Illustrated. In the latest update of power rankings made by the national media, Peter King of Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback is showing quite a bit of love to the Oakland Raiders. King revealed his top 16 teams in part […] Raiders rank 2nd in Sports Illustrated’s...
Via Just Blog Baby
20 hours ago

Quick Hits: Amari Cooper Talks Calvin Johnson And Donald Penn Shares His Motivation

Members of the Oakland Raiders break down Day Two of Organized Team Activities.
Via Raiders.com
21 hours ago

Mark Davis: Raiders refunded ‘about a thousand’ season tickets after Vegas vote

The Oakland Raiders, soon to be the Las Vegas Raiders, offered their fans the chance for a full refund on tickets after NFL owners voted to approve the move.Speaking to media Tuesday as the owners met up once again to vote on a number of resolutions, Raiders owner Mark Davis revealed “about a thousand” season-ticket holders were refunded their money. But he also said those tickets...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson spending a week with Raiders as special guest

The Oakland Raiders received a nice treat when likely future Hall of Fame wide receiver Calvin Johnson joined the team for OTAs. Johnson is graciously offering his assistance as a guest and will be viewing practices with Raiders’ offense coordinator, Todd Downing. Downing worked with the Detroit Lions for five years as a quarterbacks coach and in offensive quality control. It...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Amari Cooper Named To NFL Top 100 Players List

Amari Cooper was just named to NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2017 list. See where he checked in.
Via Raiders.com
1 day ago

Derek Carr has ‘complete faith’ contract extension will get done

In recent days, there have been rumblings that quarterback Derek Carr has grown frustrated over contract negotiations with the Oakland Raiders and that no significant talks have taken place in weeks.Despite those reports, Carr insists he’s not at all frustrated with the progression of the talks and has “complete faith” the entire situation will be handled prior to the start...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack shows off awesome ‘Bane’ cleats at Raiders practice

The NFL banned “Bane” and “Shredder” facemasks a few years back, but Khalil Mack hasn’t forgotten his favored protective gear. The All-Pro pass rusher showed off some awesome cleats Sunday, which feature Bane on the heel and a reflective surface running along the bottom. We all know offensive linemen around the league view Mack as the bane of their existence. He’s one...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans in new Raiders Vegas stadium will be able to place bets on mobile devices?

The Las Vegas Raiders have a new stadium approved and based on the current set of rules, fans who show up at games might be allowed to bet on NFL games.If it sounds crazy it is—the NFL doesn’t like betting on its games, yet had to know it would face certain hurdles in this arena by moving a team to Las Vegas in the first place.According to ESPN.com’s David Purdum, the stadium’s...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Five Raiders storylines to follow as OTA’s beginAs organized team activities for the Oakland Raiders are set to get underway, here are five storylines to follow. The Oakland Raiders are ready … Eddie Vanderdoes now weighs under 300 poundsOakland Raiders defensive tackle and third-round pick Eddie … #Raiders 3rd-round DT Eddie Vanderdoes now weighing under 300 lbs., per ...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks DT Michael Bennett calls out Stephen A. Smith as ‘all talk and no action’ on social activism

If you come at Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, you had better expect he’ll come right back.Earlier this week ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith used the “Final Take” segment of his First Take show to criticize Bennett, who recently campaigned for Colin Kaepernick to join his team.Smith bashed Kaepernick for declining to vote in the presidential election last November...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Is Mario Edwards Jr. poised for a breakout year?

The Oakland Raiders did very little to address the defensive line this offseason. The one acquisition that the Raiders did make was in the third round of the NFL draft in Eddie Vanderdoes. With such a glaring need at the position group, why not try to add more talent? The answer may be Mario Edwards Jr. Mario has been a somewhat forgotten man by many Raiders fans. The reason for...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch already fitting in well in Raiders’ locker room

Marshawn Lynch is beloved by fans and seemingly by his fellow players as well, so it’s no surprise that he’s getting along well with his new teammates.Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said in an interview with 97.5 The Game on Thursday that Lynch is “already entrenched” as one of the guys for the Raiders. Lynch is from Oakland, went to high school there and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders GM: Team will 'make sure' Carr gets new contract

Derek Carr may be frustrated that he has not signed a contract extension with the Oakland Raiders by now, but all signs indicate a new deal is forthcoming.On Thursday, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie all but guaranteed Carr is not going anywhere. Carr is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and he is scheduled to make just under $1 million in 2017. Coming off back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders would be foolish to drag out contract talks with Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders have had an eventful offseason highlighted by the addition of running back Marshawn Lynch, but franchise quarterback Derek Carr is apparently losing his patience with the front office heading into the 2017 season.According to Michael Silver of NFL.com, “there has been no significant communication” between Carr’s agent and the Raiders in recent weeks. With...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr’s contract situation starts to come up as an issue for the Raiders

Let the rumor mill tell it, the Oakland Raiders might have a contract problem on their hands with quarterback Derek Carr. Carr goes into 2017 on the last leg of his rookie deal and the Raiders don’t have the luxury of a fifth-year option because he wasn’t a first-round pick. Though he’s said he never wants to leave the team, Michael Silver of NFL.com suggested Carr is getting...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Oakland Raiders Super Bowl or bust?

Well if you thought the Oakland Raiders looked good last year, what do you think now? The Oakland Raiders offseason, to say the least, has been a huge success because of the 2017 draft… and oh yea that guy they added named Marshawn Lynch. Let’s start with the 2017 NFL draft and give a little suspense for the juicy part of the offseason. The Oakland Raiders had the 24th, 56th...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders cheerleaders finally get back pay they had been suing for

Being an NFL cheerleader is tough and usually the cheerleaders aren’t paid enough for all the hours they put into the job. It’s not just about looking pretty and dancing on the sideline. Cheerleaders represent the team at various team and charity events multiple days a week and usually need to follow stringent requirements for their appearance and body or else they could be let...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Huge fan Ice Cube on Raiders: ‘Happy for Vegas, sad for Oakland’

Ice Cube has been a part of Raiders lore going all the way back to the 1980s when he famously rocked the team’s gear as one of the leaders of seminal rap act N.W.A. But how does the longtime Raiders backer feel about the team’s impending move from Oakland to Las Vegas?Ice Cube was in Sin City over the weekend for the draft in his Big3 basketball league, which boasts a 3-on-3...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio praises Marshawn Lynch’s ‘authentic passion’

Marshawn Lynch, after flirting with the idea of ending his retirement for some time, officially signed with his hometown Oakland Raiders last week.It’s reasonable to assume it's possible the 31-year-old Lynch may not be as productive a running back after a one-year layoff that followed a relatively unproductive final season with the Seattle Seahawks, during which he only appeared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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