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Raiders must spend more than any team in NFL to meet salary floor
2 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
I have talked a lot about the Raiders being behind on their need to meet the league’s salary floor requirements as laid out by the CBA. Each time the discussion of how muc. […]

Teachers, Coaches and a Winning Vision
5 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
With a combined 165 years coaching in the NFL resulting in 62 playoff berths, Jack Del Rio and his coaching staff are ready to teach the Raiders in 2015.

Know the Enemy Daily Links 2/26: Peyton Manning’s return delay caused by revising contract
6 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Marcus Allen Krause
AFC West Broncos Report: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos working on a revised contract – Mile High ReportAccording to the Denver Post, part of the delay in hearing a decisi. […]

Raiders 2015 Free Agency Wishlist: Tight end
9 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Coming off the Free Agent Wishlist for the wide receivers, we go into another position that has been bereft of top talent for some time — tight end. Since Zach Miller lef. […]

What Type of Wide Receivers Will the Oakland Raiders Target This Offseason?
9 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
It’s no secret that the Oakland Raiders need offensive playmakers. The expectation is that the Raiders will target a wide receiver in free agency or the draft to give qua. […]

Oakland Raiders: Latest Free-Agency News and Rumors
18 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
Two important dates are quickly approaching. March 2 is the deadline for teams intending on using their franchise tags, and March 10 free agency officially begins. Currentl. […]

AJ Hawk cut by Packers, viable option for Raiders?
22 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
The hits just keep on coming today with teams cutting players, mostly in salary cap moves. Hawk was designated as a failed physical, but that doesn’t mean a whole lot espe. […]

Looking Back At The Combine
22 hours ago   Oakland Raiders : News
Raiders.com went to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and spoke to a variety of coaches and national analysts. Check out what they had to say about the Raiders.

Reggie Bush cut by Lions, viable option for Raiders?
22 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
One of the more exciting players in the NFL over the past few years has been Reggie Bush. He is now a free agent after being cut by the Detroit Lions. Could he be a good a. […]

Jacoby Jones cut by Ravens, viable option for Raiders?
23 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Cuts are coming in across the league today. The first one was that of Ravens wide receiver/kick returner, Jacoby Jones. How viable an option is he for the Raiders? As a re. […]

Know the Enemy Daily Links 2/25: Rumor of domestic violence video involving Dez Bryant
24 hours ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Marcus Allen Krause
AFC West Broncos Orlando Franklin denies saying he won’t return to Broncos – Horse Tracks – Mile High ReportOrlando Franklin has been in Jamaica, man. Klis: Broncos have n. […]

2015 Raiders Mock Draft Tracker v1.3
1 day ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
It’s never too early to start talking about the NFL Draft (April 30-May 2). Here is the fourth round-up of selected expert opinions.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 23
1 day ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Day 24 of our series. Jersey No. 23 has been worn by several dynamic playmakers in Raiders history including record holders at a few different positions.

Raiders Free Agency Wishlist: Wide receiver
1 day ago   Silver And Black Pride – All Posts – Levi Damien
Neck and neck for the most desperate need on the Raiders in S&BP polls was defensive end and wide receiver. Both were hovering around 80% as a desperate need and I couldn’. […]

Raiders Have Building Blocks in Place, Cap Room to Take Big Leap Forward in 2015
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders may be mulling a move back to Los Angeles, but what really needs to change isn’t the team’s zip code. It’s the Raiders’ view from the AFC West basement,. […]

Top 10 Bench Press Performances by Raiders Draft Picks Since 2006
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
With the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine in the books, we take a look at the Top 10 Bench Press Performances by Raiders Draft picks since 2006.

Raiders Sign K Giorgio Tavecchio
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Raiders Media Relations
The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent K Giorgio Tavecchio, the club announced Tuesday.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 22
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Day 23 of our series. Jersey No. 22 is another number that has been worn by an eclectic group of group of running backs and defensive backs throughout Raiders history.

Draft Prospects: Running Backs
2 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News
We continue the 2015 Draft Prospects Series with a look at the running backs invited to the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Should Raiders Spend Big on Randall Cobb or Draft Kevin White to Fill WR Need?
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have a glaring need at wide receiver heading into the offseason. Who should the Raiders target at wide receiver? Should they look at free agency or the. […]

Did the NFL Combine Change the Oakland Raiders’ Target at No. 4?
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders have yet another important draft in 2015. General manager Reggie McKenzie and new head coach Jack Del Rio have the fourth overall selection, so they sho. […]

6 Hidden Gems the Oakland Raiders Should Have Noticed at the Combine
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders find themselves with another top-five pick in the upcoming draft. Whoever they end up selecting, it’s crucial that they get it right. But for a team so. […]

Top Performers From The Combine
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Eddie Paskal
With the NFL Scouting Combine now in the books, check out some of the top performers during the week’s events.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 21
3 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Day 22 of our series. Sixteen players have worn No. 21 including a three-time Super Bowl champion wide receiver with blazing speed and several top-flight defensive backs.

Oakland Raiders Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions, Post-Combine
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The NFL Scouting Combine is just about over and prospects have either confirmed their film performances or made a lasting first impression—whether good or bad. The combin. […]

And the Oscar Goes to…
4 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
The 49th Academy Awards presentation was held March 28, 1977, just over two months after the Raiders won Super Bowl XI. The Raiders and the Oscars share an unlikely connect. […]

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 20
4 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Day 21 of our series. Jersey No. 20 has been worn by 18 players in team history. From shut-down corners to explosive running backs, it’s one of the more instantly recogni. […]

Raiders.com’s NFL Combine Coverage
5 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Rebecca Corman
The Raiders.com crew wraps up its on-site coverage in Indianapolis of the 2015 NFL Combine.

100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers – 19
5 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Jerry Knaak
Day 20 of our series. Jersey No. 19 has not been chosen often in Raiders history. It has become more popular in recent years due to the change in the number rule that allow. […]

6 Combine Studs the Oakland Raiders Must Have on Their Short List
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The first workout day of the NFL Scouting Combine is in the books. It was a day for offensive linemen and tight ends to show off their skill sets and attributes that may no. […]

Notes from the Combine – February 20
6 days ago   Oakland Raiders : News – Rebecca Corman
Notes from Friday, February 20 at the 2015 NFL Combine.

Latavius Murray Ready, Deserving to Replace Darren McFadden in Oakland
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders are finally ready to part ways with running back Darren McFadden, who has been a below-average running back since 2011. McFadden hasn’t had a decent s. […]

Kasa making up ground quick in TE competition
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
One would think two third-year veterans would have a big edge over two rookies and two undrafted free agents in a battle for a starting spot. One would be wrong when it com. […]

Hayden tweaks hamstring, out for preseason opener anyway
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Raiders first-round draft pick D.J. Hayden tweaked his hamstring in practice Monday but wasn’t going to play in Friday’s preseason opener against Dallas anyway. Coach D. […]

Raiders’ plans to speed up game entry are in the bag
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders have given out plastic tote bags to season-ticket holders to help speed up entry into home games this season. (The bags will be one sale to the public next mont. […]

Trask hires an agent, wants to try hand at broadcasting
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Former Raiders chief executive officer Amy Trask has hired an agent and is looking to try her hand at broadcasting. Trask resigned from her post in Oakland in May, ending t. […]

Walking wounded count hits 20
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders couldn’t have a padded practice Sunday as they only had seven healthy defensive linemen. Oakland coach Dennis Allen called it “frustrating” as the number. […]

Tyler Wilson “behind from a mental part of the game”
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
At Sunday’s practice, Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor and then undrafted Matt McGloin took turns in the two-minute drill, driving the team downfield. Fourth-round pick Tyler W. […]

Condo hated long snapping at first
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Two-time Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Condo, who got a three-year contract extension from the Raiders Sunday, hated his craft at first. He was a college linebacker at Maryland. […]

Raiders lock up Condo
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
A couple of days after extending kicker Sebastian Janikowski’s contract, the Raiders signed long snapper Jon Condo to a three-year contract extension on Sunday. Condo, a. […]

A “competition” at No. 3 QB, while Pryor improving daily at No. 2
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
While some thought fourth-round pick Tyler Wilson might give Terrelle Pryor a run for his money for the Raiders’ backup quarterback job, the rookie is having a hard time. […]

Janikowski signs four-year extension (updated)
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Sebastian Janikowski believes in the changes that second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie is making, and McKenzie likes having arguably the league’s best kicker aroun. […]

Autumn wind still blowing
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Sebastian Janikowski, who signed a four-year extension Friday, needs to play in 37 games to break Tim Brown’s record for career service with the Raiders. The top nine: 24. […]

Moore, Rivera respond to challenges at practice, other notes
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Raiders coach Dennis Allen said receiver Denarius Moore and tight end Mychal Rivera both “responded to the challenge … made some plays.” Rivers made a nice move and b. […]

D.J. Hayden waiting on “doctor’s decision”
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
We covered what’s going through Denarius Moore’s and Rod Streater’s minds regarding the No. 1 receiver job in this morning’s paper. And we may be overly perceptive. […]

Injuries piling up for Raiders
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
Rookie running back Latavius Murray was the latest Raiders player to join the injured group, missing practice Tuesday, and then rookie defensive tackle Stacy McGee, center. […]

Pryor throwing well, but not necessarily closing gap on Flynn
2 years ago   Oakland Raiders RSS Feed – Vic Tafur
The Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor completed some pretty deep passes over receivers’ shoulders during Saturday’s training camp practice and then showed Sunday that he also m. […]