Oakland Raiders

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21: Wide receiver Amari Cooper of Alabama makes a reception during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper Looks To Bring Life To Oakland Raiders Passing Game

The Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they’ve quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.

08/01/2015

Ken Stabler in 1979

Silverman: Stabler Wasn’t The Best, But He Might Have Been The Most Clutch

Stabler may not have been better than Montana, Unitas or Manning, but would any of them have beaten him in the final moments of the biggest game? Very doubtful.

07/10/2015

Ken Stabler in 1979

Legendary Raiders Quarterback Ken Stabler Dead At 69

Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1974, has died as a result of complications from colon cancer. He was 69.

07/10/2015

Maurice Jones-Drew as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Maurice Jones-Drew, Once-Electrifying Rusher, Announces Retirement

The 29-year-old Jones-Drew had 1,313 yards in his final three seasons — fewer than he had in each of the previous three years.

03/06/2015

Rex Ryan (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images), Todd Bowles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), John Fox (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images), Dan Quinn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Silverman: NFL Hiring Season Is About To Get Very Interesting

While the Super Bowl combatants will be decided this Sunday, this is the hiring season in the NFL. Here’s a look at the strengths of those who have either filled positions or are likely to soon.

01/14/2015

Eric Mangini with the Jets in 2008 (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Report: Raiders Interview Former Jets Coach Mangini For Head Coaching Vacancy

The Oakland Raiders have interviewed San Francisco 49ers tight ends coach Eric Mangini for their head coaching vacancy.

01/05/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

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Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015

The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven’t had a winning season since 2002, and they haven’t been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What’s next?

12/30/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

Justin Tuck #91 of the Oakland Raiders, Antonio Smith #94 of the Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack #52 of the Oakland Raiders sack Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

NFL Roundup: Raiders Shock Fading Niners, Redskins Drop 5th Straight

Maybe it’s time the San Francisco 49ers look behind them and not toward the top of the NFC West.

12/08/2014

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is seen during warmups before his team competes against the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum on November 9, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Boomer Confident That Both Raiders, Rams Will Move To L.A.

“Two things are gonna happen that I believe are already done. It’s just a matter of time before they’re announced. Both the Rams and the Raiders are gonna go to L.A.”

12/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders stiff arms Sean Smith #21 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night Roundup

The Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.

11/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20:  James Jones #89 of the Oakland Raiders catches the ball for a touchdown as Ron Parker #38 of the Kansas City Chiefs defends in the fourth quarter of the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Get First Win, Snap 16-Game Losing Streak With 24-20 Win Over KC

Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/21/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 16: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs Defense And Andre Holmes

Head coach Andy Reid won’t let his team let up against the Raiders and blow an opportunity for a victory, and quarterback Alex Smith is too smart to take any opponent lightly.

11/20/2014

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