Mike Goodson, in his first year for the Oakland Raiders, serves as the team’s kick returner and backup running back. Originally drafted by the Carolina Panthers in 2009, he now serves as a backup to Oakland running back Darren McFadden.
Unfortunately, they were forced to release some solid production that helped contribute to their 2012 success. To add insult to injury, the flashy talent pool was running on empty when it came to their first selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.
When the late Al Davis ran the show for the Oakland Raiders, there were a lot of questionable contracts given out to players that essentially held the team back. Some fans are still haunted by the contracts of JaMarcus Russell, Javon Walker, and DeAngelo Hall.
After spending most of the past two months installing an entirely new playbook on offense and defense and building a relationship between a new coaching staff and players, the Oakland Raiders ended their offseason program.
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie started restructuring the player personnel department by announcing on Tuesday the departure of four longtime employees.
For nearly a half-century, Al Davis ran the Oakland Raiders’ draft room in his own unique way. He coveted speed and size, seemingly ahead of almost all other attributes.
The Oakland Raiders have more than doubled their draft haul by receiving three compensatory picks.
Dennis Allen says he knew as early as high school that he was destined to become a football coach.
Dennis Allen preached passion and discipline as he was formally introduced as the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders.
The Oakland Raiders formally agreed Thursday on a four-year deal to make Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen their new head coach.