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Oakland Raiders 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Derek Carr showed some signs as a rookie quarterback in Oakland last season but he will certainly need more help outside the numbers if he is to improve during his sophomore season. Receiver makes a lot of sense for the Raiders at the No. 4 overall pick with the decision coming down to Alabama's Amari Cooper or West Virginia's Kevin White. Taking the so-called ceiling (...

Raiders sign WR Crabtree

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed veteran wide receiver Michael Crabtree to an undisclosed contract on Monday. The deal, according to reports, is for one year and worth as much as $5 million. Crabtree, a two-time winner of the Biletnikoff Award for the best receiver in college football, has not lived up to expectations after the 49ers selected him with the...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago

Raiders release Antonio Smith

By The Sports Network, 3 months 21 hours ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders released veteran defensive lineman Antonio Smith on Tuesday. Smith was set to count for $4 million against the salary cap in 2015. The 33-year-old Smith started all 16 games for Oakland last season, recording 20 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble. The Oklahoma State product has recorded 302 tackles and 44 1/2 sacks in 157...

Raiders bring back DL Wilson

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 day ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders re-signed free agent defensive lineman C.J. Wilson on Monday. Wilson, an East Carolina product, totaled 23 tackles and two sacks while appearing in all 16 games during his first season with the Bay Area franchise. Heading into his sixth season, Wilson has totaled 99 tackles and 5 1/2 sacks over 66 contests with Green Bay and Oakland...

Raiders sign Trent Richardson

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed running back Trent Richardson on Tuesday. Richardson was cut by the Indianapolis Colts last week after two lackluster seasons with the organization. Richardson, a former No. 3 overall pick and All-American out of Alabama, was acquired by Indianapolis in a September 2013 deal that sent a 2014 first-round draft pick to the...

Raiders cut QB Schaub

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have released veteran quarterback Matt Schaub. Oakland traded for the 34-year-old Schaub last March, giving Houston a sixth- round pick. Derek Carr beat Schaub for the starting job in training camp and Schaub threw just 10 passes in one season with the Raiders, two of which were intercepted. In 11 NFL seasons with the Raiders, Texans...

Raiders sign QB Ponder

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have inked free-agent quarterback Christian Ponder. The move to get Ponder is apparently so he could back up Derek Carr, who was the starter for all 16 games during his rookie season. A first-round draft choice by Minnesota in 2011, Ponder had spent the previous four seasons with the Vikings. He will be reunited with Raiders...

Cowboys agree to terms with McFadden

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with veteran running back Darren McFadden. Dallas announced the signing, which was reported by several media outlets including the Fort Worth-Star Telegram, after McFadden passed a physical on Friday. The news came one day after the Cowboys lost NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray, who signed...

Raiders sign former Eagles S Allen

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have signed former Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the deal for the unrestricted free agent weren't disclosed. Allen, 27, played at least 13 games in each of his five seasons for the Eagles, who selected him in the second round of the 2010 draft. He had 62 tackles, four interceptions...