On Thursday, the United States Olympic Committee could decide between the Bay Area and three other finalists as the nation’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A newly-announced stadium plan, which would later be a home for the Oakland Raiders, could improve chances for a local bid.
The Oakland Raiders are picking up the pace on their coaching search, interviewing San Francisco 49ers tight ends coach Eric Mangini and Indianapolis offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton.
Those who fear the Raiders will eventually return to Los Angeles may like the sound of this: the Rams may beat them to it.
The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven’t had a winning season since 2002, and they haven’t been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What’s next?
New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – With Jim Harbaugh gone from the 49ers, there are now two NFL coaching openings in the Bay Area. The Raiders job has been open since Dennis Allen was fired a few […]
Heading into the last weekend of the season, who are the best teams in the AFC and NFC?
OAKLAND (KCBS) – The Oakland Raiders are re-energizing their fans, winning their third home game in a row by beating a solid Bills team 26-24. “There are some signs of a football team,” John Madden […]