Oakland Raiders

Reports: Raiders trading Cordarrelle Patterson to the Patriots |Mar 18, 2018

Patterson was one of the NFL's top kick returners in 2017.

Report: Marshawn Lynch will remain with Raiders in 2018 |Mar 17, 2018

Lynch will reportedly receive the $1 million roster bonus due to him Sunday.

New Raiders CB Rashaan Melvin: ‘I’m here to dominate the league’ |Mar 16, 2018

Melvin, who played well for the Colts last season, could start opposite Gareon Conley.

How Raiders upgraded their defense with two new additions |Mar 16, 2018

The Raiders signed a safety and a linebacker on Day 2 of free agency.

Jordy Nelson on joining Raiders, Derek Carr, the Bay Area and more |Mar 16, 2018

Nelson talked to Bay Area media for the first time since his move to Oakland.

Raiders find their long-snapper to replace Jon Condo |Mar 16, 2018

Former Bears long-snapper Andrew DePaola now assumes the starting role in Oakland.

How Raiders upgraded their defense with two new additions |Mar 16, 2018

The Raiders signed a safety and a linebacker on Day 2 of free agency.

How Raiders upgraded their defense with two new additions |Mar 15, 2018

The Raiders signed a safety and a linebacker on Day 2 of free agency.

How Raiders upgraded their defense with two new additions |Mar 15, 2018

The Raiders signed a safety and a linebacker on Day 2 of free agency.

Jordy Nelson won’t leave Bay Area Wednesday night after Raiders visit |Mar 15, 2018

Nelson took his first visit to Oakland after the Packers cut him on Tuesday.

10 things to know about new Raiders wide receiver Jordy Nelson |Mar 15, 2018

Some things to know about Jordy Nelson, a wide receiver signed by the Raiders Wednesday.

10 things to know about new Raiders RB Doug Martin |Mar 15, 2018

Ten things to know about Raiders RB Doug Martin, who agreed to contract terms Thursday.

Report: Sebastian Janikowski will visit Chargers |Mar 14, 2018

Former Raiders place kicker Sebastian Janikowski may stay in the AFC West.

Report: Former Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie will join Cleveland Browns |Mar 14, 2018

Carrie and defensive lineman Denico Autry will head elsewhere in free agency.

Raiders will re-sign tight end Lee Smith to three-year deal |Mar 14, 2018

Smith is one of the league's premier blocking tight ends, and Jon Gruden loves him a blocking tight end.

Cornerback has been a blind spot for Raiders’ McKenzie |Mar 13, 2018

General manager Reggie McKenzie will take another crack at finding a cornerback or two for the Raiders this offseason.

Raiders will sign tight end Derek Carrier |Mar 13, 2018

Oakland will add a pass-catcher who has played for Jon Gruden's younger brother in Washington.

Report: Raiders to host wide receiver Jordy Nelson on Wednesday |Mar 13, 2018

Nelson had been with the Packers since entering the league in 2008.

Report: Raiders signing wide receiver/returner Griff Whalen |Mar 12, 2018

Oakland adds camp competition with the addition of Whalen.

A look at Reggie McKenzie’s free agent record with Raiders |Mar 12, 2018

Raiders' general manager Reggie McKenzie embarks on his seventh free agency period since joining the organization in 2012.

Raiders cut starting right tackle Marshall Newhouse |Mar 12, 2018

Newhouse was the shakiest of Oakland's starting offensive linemen last season.

Raiders to release cornerback Sean Smith, who’s reportedly headed to jail |Mar 12, 2018

Smith will reportedly spend one year in jail as part of a plea agreement relating to an altercation last year.

Report: Raiders agree to deal to keep key defensive starter in Oakland |Mar 9, 2018

The Raiders have agreed to terms with starting nose tackle Justin "Jelly" Ellis, according to an NFL Network report.

Before Richard Sherman moves on: 5 times he trolled 49ers, Raiders |Mar 9, 2018

As a Seahawks cornerback, Richard Sherman knocked the 49ers out of a Super Bowl berth, and ate turkey at midfield after a Thanksgiving eve win at Levi's Stadium.

Raiders bid farewell to long-snapper Jon Condo |Mar 8, 2018

The Raiders bid farewell Tuesday to longtime long-snapper Jon Condo.

This is the NFL? Running back says he was asked at combine, ‘Do you like men?’ |Mar 8, 2018

Inappropriate questions that Derrius Guice of LSU was also told by an NFL team, 'Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?'

Will NFL finally enforce its little-known national anthem policy? |Mar 8, 2018

When the NFL owners meet later this month in Florida, they're expected to discuss what the NFL should do about the national anthem protest controversy.

Ten Bay Area athletes who hit bottom because of substance abuse |Mar 7, 2018

A list of 10 Bay Area athletes who saw their careers derailed because of substance abuse.

Ex-Raider T.J. Houshmandzadeh selling California home for $4.1 million |Mar 7, 2018

The 4,798-square-foot house in the gated Pelican Ridge community includes a master wing and custom basketball court.

Trumaine Johnson scouting report for 49ers, Raiders |Mar 7, 2018

Trumaine Johnson could be the marquee cornerback available in free agency next week, especially in the eyes of the 49ers and Raiders, after he's been franchised the past two seasons by the Los Angeles Rams.

Report: Aldon Smith’s friends, colleagues feared he might ‘drink himself to death’ |Mar 6, 2018

Friends portray a man out of control and hope he has hit rock bottom.

What does Jon Gruden think of the Raiders’ offensive line? |Mar 6, 2018

Oakland's head coach seems to think one spot on the offensive line is clearly the weakest.

Aldon Smith turns himself in to SFPD |Mar 6, 2018

Former Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has turned himself in to San Francisco Police, who had a warrant out for his arrest over a domestic violence incident with his fiancee over the weekend. ABC 7 News, citing unnamed sources, was the first to report that Smith had turned himself in. Smith, who had reportedly checked himself […]

Is Giorgio Tavecchio the Raiders’ definitive answer post-Sebastian Janikowski? |Mar 5, 2018

Will Tavecchio or another lefty kick for the Raiders next season?

Report: 49ers, Raiders most likely to sign NFL’s top free agent cornerback |Mar 5, 2018

Rams cornerback and Stockton native Trumaine Johnson could wind up signing with the 49ers or Raiders in free agency, according to a report.

Raiders release Aldon Smith after his reported domestic violence incident |Mar 5, 2018

The Raiders announced Monday afternoon they've released outside linebacker Aldon Smith, whose off-field troubles continued over the weekend with an alleged domestic violence incident.

Raiders release Aldon Smith hours after he reportedly checks into rehab for substance abuse |Mar 5, 2018

The talented linebacker played from 2011-14 with the 49ers and 2015 with the Raiders.

Dumping Aldon Smith now is too little, too late for Raiders |Mar 5, 2018

Linebacker Aldon Smith was released by the Raiders Monday a day after the Raiders learned he was being sought for questioning in a domestic violence case.

Might GM Reggie McKenzie’s son be in Raiders’ draft plans? |Mar 3, 2018

Khalil McKenzie, son of Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, is a 320-pound defensive tackle and potential NFL draft pick.

49ers win coin toss for 9th pick in 2018 NFL Draft |Mar 2, 2018

The coin Rod Woodson tossed Friday at the combine landed on the 49ers logo.

49ers, Raiders have eye-opening history when drafting next to each other |Mar 2, 2018

There have been some stunning NFL Draft decisions made by the 49ers and Raiders whenever they've picked next to each other in the first round.

What to expect from Raiders’ Amari Cooper in a Jon Gruden offense |Mar 1, 2018

Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper should benefit from a Jon Gruden system that has produced a 1,000-yard receiver in all 11 seasons as a head coach.

What to know for Raiders-49ers coin flip on Friday |Mar 1, 2018

Who will pick 9th and who will pick 10th in the 2018 NFL Draft?

Report: Crabtree will be back for Raiders in 2018 |Feb 28, 2018

Wide receiver Michael Crabtree, thought to be on his way out after the 2017 season, will be back for another year with the Raiders, according to a report.

Kurtenbach: Why keeping Michael Crabtree is the right decision for the Raiders |Feb 28, 2018

The Raiders had a big decision to make with their veteran receiver — Dieter Kurtenbach explains why Oakland made the right one.

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie: “Y’all trying to get rid of everybody” |Feb 28, 2018

Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie said he hopes to keep players rumored to be on the way out such as Michael Crabtree, Marshawn Lynch, Bruce Irvin

Who have Raiders taken in the past with No. 9 or 10 draft pick? |Feb 28, 2018

A historical look at the No. 9 or 10 pick in the NFL draft and how Raiders have fared. The Raiders and 49ers will flip a coin to determine Nos. 9 and 10 on Friday.

Raiders awarded four compensatory draft picks |Feb 23, 2018

The Raiders were awarded four compensatory draft picks based on free agents lost a year ago.

Raiders’ free agency: 10 best signings in franchise history |Feb 23, 2018

In the Raiders' good years, they've succeeded in large part because of what they've done in free agency. Here are the 10 best finds on the open market since 1993.

Raiders’ free agency: Worst 10 signings in franchise history |Feb 22, 2018

The Raiders have had some major whiffs in free agency since the salary cap was instituted in 1993. Here are the 10 biggest mistakes.