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Raiders sign RB Jones-Drew

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew on Friday.Terms of the deal were not released, but according to various reports it's for three years.Jones-Drew spent the first eight seasons of his career with Jacksonville before becoming a free agent after this past season.In 2013, he rushed for 803 yards and five touchdowns...

Raiders acquire Schaub from Texans

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 2 days ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders acquired quarterback Matt Schaub from the Houston Texans Friday in exchange for a selection in the upcoming NFL Draft.Oakland is scheduled to have a pick in the top five and selecting a quarterback was one of its top priorities. The Raiders may not have to use that selection on a signal-caller now.Terrelle Pryor, Matt McGloin and Trent Edwards...

Raiders re-sign Woodson

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 2 days ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders officially re-signed defensive back Charles Woodson on Friday.Woodson played in 16 games with the Raiders last season, tallying 97 tackles, two sacks and one interception. It was his first year with the team since spending the first eight years of his career with the club. It was also the first time since 2010 that he played a full season.The...

Extra Points: Cap forcing Raiders to make shaky decisions

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 2 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - When saving for your future, it's a pretty good idea to understand one basic premise -- just because you have a few extra bucks in your pocket doesn't mean you have to spend it.The NFL, however, operates by a different set of standards.Almost everyone who follows the league understands the salary cap for the 2014 season went up significantly, from $123...

Woodson staying with Raiders

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 3 days ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have reportedly re-signed defensive back Charles Woodson.The San Francisco Chronicle, citing an unnamed league source, is saying the deal is for one year.Woodson played in 16 games with the Raiders last season, tallying 97 tackles, two sacks and one interception. It was his first year with the team since spending the first eight years of...

Raiders sign T Penn

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 4 days ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders announced on Wednesday that they have signed free agent tackle Donald Penn.Penn, 30, has played in 122 career games over seven seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including 108 straight contests, all at left tackle, since earning the starting spot in 2007.The Utah State product was named to the 2010 Pro Bowl and has also collected two...

Raiders bring back S Young

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 4 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have re-signed safety Usama Young, the team announced Wednesday.Young compiled 27 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks and one interception over 12 games in a reserve role last season, his first with the Raiders after spending the previous two years with Cleveland. The seven-year veteran's 2013 campaign was cut short by a neck injury that landed him on...

Oakland inks WR Jones

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 6 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed veteran wide receiver James Jones on Monday.Jones, who spent the first seven seasons of his career with Green Bay, brings a veteran presence to a young receiving corp.The San Jose State product has made 47 starts in 104 career games, racking up 310 receptions for 4,305 yards and 37 touchdowns. His 14 receiving scores in 2012 led the...

Oakland inks WR Jones

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 6 days ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed veteran wide receiver James Jones on Monday.Jones, who spent the first seven seasons of his career with Green Bay, brings a veteran presence to a young receiving corp.The San Jose State product has made 47 starts in 104 career games, racking up 310 receptions for 4,305 yards and 37 touchdowns. His 14 receiving scores in 2012 led the...

Oakland retains McFadden

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 1 week ago
Alameda, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Raiders re-signed running back Darren McFadden on Saturday.Financial terms were not disclosed, but the deal is for one year according to the San Jose Mercury News.McFadden has spent all six of his NFL seasons with the Raiders after being selected in the first round of the 2008 draft. The 26-year-old appeared in 10 games (seven starts) last season and...