Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper Looks To Bring Life To Oakland Raiders Passing GameThe 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.
Silverman: Stabler Wasn't The Best, But He Might Have Been The Most ClutchStabler 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.
Legendary Raiders Quarterback Ken Stabler Dead At 69Ken 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.
Maurice Jones-Drew, Once-Electrifying Rusher, Announces RetirementThe 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.
Silverman: NFL Hiring Season Is About To Get Very InterestingWhile 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.
Report: Raiders Interview Former Jets Coach Mangini For Head Coaching VacancyThe Oakland Raiders have interviewed San Francisco 49ers tight ends coach Eric Mangini for their head coaching vacancy.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe 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.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe 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.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 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?
Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching PositionNew England's offensive coordinator says he's happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
NFL Roundup: Raiders Shock Fading Niners, Redskins Drop 5th StraightMaybe it's time the San Francisco 49ers look behind them and not toward the top of the NFC West.
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."