As July begins, and kickoff weekend just 67 days away, much has happened in the NFL in the past week. Here’s a closer look at the headlines from the AFC squads this past week.
The move is the latest to distance the organization from the era of late owner Al Davis. Kelly originally signed with Oakland as an undrafted free agent in 2004 and quickly became a mainstay on the defense, signing a $50.1 million, seven-year contract to remain with Oakland in 2008.
The Oakland Raiders have cut ties with two former first-round picks by releasing starting receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and defensive back Michael Huff.
After watching the success athletic quarterbacks had this past season in the NFL, new Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson wants to see if he has one of those dual-threat runner-passers on his roster.
Some ten years after the Oakland Raiders lost their Super Bowl matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, legendary wide receiver Tim Brown told a radio show Saturday that former Head Coach Bill Callahan was responsible for sabotaging the team before the loss.
Terrelle Pryor will make his first career start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders in their season finale in San Diego.
No apparel is Raider worthy if isn’t emblazoned with silver and black.
Be sure to pack a Raiders-themed stocking and wreath before heading to the Coliseum.
Led by their resurgent superstar quarterback, the Denver Broncos have plenty to play for over the next four weeks even though they’ve already clinched the AFC West title.
The Oakland Raiders running game, which struggled so much the first half of the season when Darren McFadden was healthy, showed signs of life in recent weeks after the star back sprained his right ankle.