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Oakland inks WR Jones

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 week 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), 3 years 1 week 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), 3 years 2 weeks 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...

Extra Points: McCarron is ready for the next step

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 2 weeks ago
Atlantic City, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - It may have been a year or two late but the Maxwell Football Club honored Alabama's AJ McCarron as the collegiate player of the year on Friday at the Revel Resort.The soon-to-be NFL quarterback was awarded the 77th annual Maxwell Award even though he and the Crimson Tide followed up back-to-back national championships with a uncharacteristic two-loss...

Raiders ink DL Smith, CB Brown

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed defensive lineman Antonio Smith and cornerback Tarell Brown on Friday.Smith had spent the last five seasons in Houston, where he racked up 27 sacks and 10 passes defensed while starting 78 of the 79 games he appeared in at defensive end.The 32-year-old Smith, who was selected to his first and only Pro Bowl in 2011, has played in 140...

Extra Points: Dysfunctional Raiders exposed in Saffold drama

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - On the surface, the Oakland Raiders' signing of Rodger Saffold seemed like a ludicrous deal.So much so that Christopher Bridges (that's hip-hop artist/actor "Ludacris" for those of you who don't know) could have sued the team for gimmick infringement.Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie shouldn't be held responsible for the sins of Al Davis during his...

Raiders bring in OT Howard

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 2 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have signed offensive tackle Austin Howard.Howard started all 32 games the past two seasons as the starting right tackle with the New York Jets. He also played in four games as an undrafted free agent with Philadelphia in 2010.The Northern Iowa product spent 2011 on the practice squad of the Baltimore Ravens before joining the Jets in November...

Raiders bring back OL Barnes

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 4 weeks ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that the team has re-signed veteran offensive lineman Khalif Barnes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Barnes will be entering his 10th NFL season and sixth with the Raiders. The versatile 31-year-old started all 16 games for the Silver and Black last year, logging 11 at left tackle and five at left guard."I'm so excited to...

Raiders ink KR Jones to three-year extension

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed cornerback/return specialist Taiwan Jones to a three-year contract extension through the 2017 season, general manager Reggie McKenzie announced Monday.Jones, who averaged 24 yards on 26 runbacks as Oakland's primary kick returner last season, had one year remaining on his original rookie deal. The former Eastern Washington standout was...

Raiders sign CFL star Sheets

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former CFL standout Kory Sheets will attempt to make a successful return to the NFL, signing a contract with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.Sheets, who appeared in two games with the Miami Dolphins in 2009, capped a successful two-year run with the Saskatchewan Roughriders by rushing for a Grey Cup-record 197 yards and two touchdowns en route to earning MVP...