Geno Smith knows exactly what Derek Carr is dealing with. First NFL game. First NFL start. First regular-season snap, and all eyes on you.
About 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.
The proposed deal would give free land to the team and for taxpayers to pay off $120 million the Raiders still owe for the overhaul of the Coliseum.
Coach Madden discusses whether or not Raiders QB Derek Carr should start and how many backup QBs the 49ers should keep as Josh Johnson has been outperforming Blaine Gabbert.
Expect plenty of work from backups, as the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders finish up the preseason on Thursday night.
The Oakland Raiders football team Wednesday afternoon is donating $50,000 for earthquake relief to the American Red Cross, the Napa Valley Unified School District and the Napa Valley Education Foundation.
National sportswriters don’t appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.
Coach Madden talks about the release of “Madden NFL 15,” the newest incarnation of the popular football video game and discusses the rumors swirling about Raiders QB Matt Schaub’s sore elbow.
The number 12 overall pick in the 2012 draft will miss at least six games after he is placed on the physically unable to perform list by the team, the NFL’s Kevin Patra reports.
In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.