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Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in first game after Antonio Brown’s release

Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass on the opening drive of the season, rookie Josh Jacobs ran for two scores and the Oakland Raiders responded to a tumultuous week surrounding …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 10:39 p.m.

Antonio Brown returns to Oakland Raiders, plans to play opener

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden says star receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener. A run-in with general manager Mike Mayock …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:09 p.m.

Antonio Brown not with Raiders amid reports of suspension

Star receiver Antonio Brown is not with the Oakland Raiders four days before the season opener amid reports he could be suspended over a confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock. …


Antonio Brown upset at Raiders for nearly $54,000 in fines

Star receiver Antonio Brown said Wednesday that the Oakland Raiders have fined him close to $54,000 for missing a practice and walkthrough last month.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 10:32 p.m.

Geno Smith tosses 2 TDs, Seahawks top Raiders 17-15

Geno Smith appeared to lock up the backup job in Seattle throwing a pair of first-half touchdown passes before limping off with a minor knee injury, and the Seahawks closed …


Antonio Brown practices with Raiders in certified helmet

Star receiver Antonio Brown practiced in a certified helmet with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, two days after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be “all …


Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 1:22 p.m.

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders after absence for injured feet

Antonio Brown has returned to the Oakland Raiders training camp facility after missing time to see a specialist for his frostbitten feet and losing a grievance with the NFL over …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 4:04 p.m.

Report: Raiders WR Antonio Brown files grievance over helmet

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has reportedly filed a grievance with the NFL over a league rule that prevents him from wearing his 10-year-old helmet. ESPN reported that Brown …


Jared Goff happy with Rams’ work in joint practice with Raiders

Rams quarterback Jared Goff made several strong throws against the Raiders defense during joint practices at Oakland’s training facility in Napa. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, meanwhile, said he was pleased …


Former Raiders wide receiver Cliff Branch dies at age 71

Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders’ career-leading wide receivers who won three Super Bowls in 14 seasons with the franchise, has died. He was 71.


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 4:56 p.m.

Richie Incognito wants to ‘rewrite the ending’ in return to NFL

Richie Incognito didn’t know if he’d ever get another chance to play in the NFL because of several suspensions, accusations of racism and bullying, and run-ins with police off the …


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 3:32 p.m.

Antonio Brown floats in as Raiders prepare to open camp

Antonio Brown celebrated his first day of training camp with the Oakland Raiders by taking a hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley. Coach Jon Gruden thought it was …


Raiders’ Richie Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct

Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Incognito …


UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 5:20 p.m.

Raiders picked to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced that the Raiders will be featured on the network’s “Hard Knocks” show in training camp this …


Raiders look to change story on defense after 2018 struggles

The 2018 Oakland Raiders never were able to fill the void left by the trade of Khalil Mack. They ranked last in the NFL in points allowed and sacks. This …


Derek Carr back for 6th year as Raiders QB after offseason rumors

Derek Carr has acknowledged that speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason was annoying, even if he was confident it wouldn’t happen. Coach Jon Gruden, …


Ex-Raiders, Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski retiring

Former Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski is set to retire after an 18-year career. Janikowski spent 17 seasons with Oakland before kicking last season with Seattle after …


Ex-Raiders, Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski retiring

Former Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski is set to retire after an 18-year career.


Running back Marshawn Lynch reportedly retires

Marshawn Lynch is calling it a career – again – as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday morning that Beast Mode doesn’t plan to play football again.


Raiders sign free agent DE Benson Mayowa

The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent defensive end Benson Mayowa. The deal brings Mayowa back for a second stint with the Raiders. He previously played in Oakland in …


Raiders sign free agent running back Isaiah Crowell

The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent running back Isaiah Crowell to a one-year contract. Crowell is expected to compete for playing time at an open position for the Raiders. Doug …


Oakland Raiders’ lease for Coliseum gets final approval

The Raiders have gotten final approval for their lease to remain in Oakland for at least one more season. The Oakland City Council voted to approve the lease for 2019 …


Vegas-bound Raiders spending big for final season in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders’ rebuilding plan sped up with the availability of star receiver Antonio Brown. The team has handed out more than $200 million in contracts this week in the …


Board approves Raiders lease to remain in Oakland in 2019

The Coliseum Authority has approved a lease agreement to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one more season. The deal for 2019 with an option for 2020 still …


Couch Slouch: Where oh where will the Raiders play?

Couch Slouch: The Oakland/Los Angeles/Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders are looking for a temporary home for the 2019 NFL season. At this point, a pop-up stadium in Dubai might be in play. …


Raiders defeat Denver in possible final game in Oakland

After the final seconds ticked off, Derek Carr ran straight to the Black Hole with several teammates before taking a victory lap around the Coliseum to celebrate with his fans.


Oakland sues NFL, Raiders over move to Las Vegas

The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders’ upcoming move to Las Vegas.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:46 p.m.

Couch Slouch: It doesn’t make dollars and sense to go to NFL game in Vegas

Couch Slouch: Rising from the ashes of a million cigarette butts, in the shadow of a desert filled with buried body parts, looms the specter of a massive sporting palace …


Raiders coach Jon Gruden seeks answers after most lopsided loss of his career

The problems for the Oakland Raiders right now run deep and they were all exposed in a 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers that was the most lopsided of …