Reggie McKenzie

Raiders owner Mark Davis. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiders Owner Mark Davis Fires Team PR Director

Owner Mark Davis fired Oakland Raiders public relations director Zak Gilbert over the weekend. Gilbert had only been with the Raiders for a year, but when he was hired, he brought over 10 years of media relation experience to the team

06/03/2013

Oakland Raiders walk down the tunnel before a game. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Agent Lays Out Roadmap For Raiders’ Return To Glory

The Oakland Raiders haven’t lived up to their slogan of “Commitment to Excellence” for a decade. Since losing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII, the Raiders have been plagued by questionable personnel decisions and bad player contracts. Reggie McKenzie, who was the Green Bay Packers director of football operations before being hired as general manager in January 2012, is overseeing one of the NFL’s most difficult tasks in his attempt to rebuild the Raiders.

05/24/2013

Oakland Raiders Introduce New Head Coach Dennis Allen

Daily Madden: The Raiders Are Better Prepared For The Draft, But Is It Enough?

Like all NFL teams, the Raiders are getting ready for this week’s draft. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew the Silver and Black are better prepared than in the past.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/23/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Fans of the Oakland Raiders cheer against the New York Jets at O.co Coliseum on September 25, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Raiders take a few steps forward but many steps backward in disappointing 2012 season

This was supposed to be a year where the Raiders would finally have a winning season and possibly challenge for a playoff spot. But under new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the team’s rebuilding efforts were largely unsuccessful. A few players showed promise but overall, it was a frustrating season for the organization and the team’s long suffering fans.

01/01/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 04: Terrelle Pryor #6 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Terrelle Pryor Should Get More Playing Time In Raiders’ Finale

With the Raiders mired in another losing season, now is the time for quarterback Terrelle Pryor to get his chance to prove to his coaches and the fans what he can do. The Raiders are guaranteed a top five pick in the upcoming NFL draft so there’s nothing to lose by playing him. In fact, a loss by the team only helps to ensure a better draft pick.

12/26/2012

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown while defended by Ron Bartell #21 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Make More Roster Changes

The 3-10 Raiders continue to make roster cuts to players who aren’t performing as the front office expected. This week featured the release of cornerback Ron Bartell and the reinstatement of disgrunted linebacker Rolando McClain. There is also speculation that long-time punter Shane Lechler will not return next season given his advanced age and high salary.

12/12/2012

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field following the Raiders 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiders Will Audition Young Players And Look Ahead To Next Season

The 3-10 Oakland Raiders have three games left on the schedule. Owner Mark Davis has already expressed his frustration with the team’s struggles over the last month and the status of head coach Dennis Allen is in question. Many speculate Allen could get fired if he does not end the losing streak.

12/10/2012

Head Coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders

Raiders Evaluating For the Future

With three games left, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie are deciding which players are deserving of playing time, most notably rookie wide receiver Rod Streater and cornerback Phillip Adams. Allen also says that it will continue to be an ongoing process to improve the team.

12/08/2012

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Head Coach Dennis Allen throws his red flag challenging a call during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

As The Raiders’ World Turns: Oakland’s Drama Continues In The Post-Al Davis Era

Despite the years of losing, the Raiders continue to be newsworthy for all the drama associated with this once storied franchise. Even after the passing of owner Al Davis, controversy surrounds the team. Following a fifth straight loss, head coach Dennis Allen abruptly left to be with his ailing father who passed away Monday night. Now rumors are swirling that former coach Jon Gruden may return to the Silver and Black..

12/05/2012

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: An Oakland Raiders fan covers his head with a paper bag during their loss to the New Orleans Saints at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Need To Look Forward To Next Year

The Raiders have assured themselves of another mediocre season with their eighth loss. As professionals, the players owe it to themselves, the organization, and most importantly the fans to play with some pride the final five games.

11/28/2012

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