Matt Flynn is the latest to give it a whirl as the starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders, taking over for Carson Palmer, and most observers minimize his chances for success. Part of that is because they’re not high on Flynn, and part is that they’re not high on the Raiders.
General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Tuesday, three days before the first training camp practice in Napa.
Colin Kaepernick obviously hasn’t learned from the mistake made by Chargers receiver Keenan Allen. And thus, about six weeks after the former Cal star wore a Raiders hat during a trip to In-N-Out Burger and then displayed it on social media, the 49ers quarterback was caught wearing a Dolphins hat at a Fourth of July party.
Vince Young’s comeback attempt seemed to be gaining momentum this spring following a pair of strong workouts with the Oakland Raiders and at University of Texas’ Pro Day.
The Oakland Raiders need help at a lot of positions on the roster, but there are plenty of prospects to be had in the 2013 NFL Draft to address many of those needs.
The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland’s seventh-round selection.
Ever since Carson Palmer came out of his semi-retirement to accept a trade to the Raiders, his tenure in Oakland has been filled with more disappointments than triumphs.
When the Raiders gave up a first- and second-round pick for Carson Palmer in October 2011, the hope was that the former Bengals quarterback who threatened to retire unless he was traded would help the organization to their first playoff appearance since 2002.
Former West Virginia quarterback Pat White is attempting to resurrect his NFL career, and he may have a suitor in the San Francisco 49ers.
Celebrities, activists, designers, scientists and an athlete made up the seventh class inducted into the California Hall of Fame at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento Wednesday.