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Vols shuffle staff, add Ansley as defensive coordinator

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee is spending big to give coach Jeremy Pruitt a more experienced staff with some familiar faces.Pruitt announced staff changes Friday that included the hire of Derrick Ansley as a defensive coordinator who will handle all defensive calls. Pruitt had called Tennessee's defensive signals last season

Report: Raiders dismiss pro personnel director Dane Vandernat

The Raiders are continuing to make changes to a personnel department now overseen by recently hired General Manager Mike Mayock.Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the team has dismissed pro personnel director Dane Vandernat. They have also parted ways with director of player personnel Joey Clinkscales since

Khalil Mack and his agent make peace with Jon Gruden

Khalil Mack and his agent make peace with Jon Gruden originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.comKhalil Mack and Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden didn't talk for a long time when the star outside linebacker was holding out for a new contract this offseason.They officially ended their feud last week while Gruden

Duke’s Jones sparks North to 34-24 Senior Bowl win

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Daniel Jones got his bad Senior Bowl moments out of the way long before kickoff.The Duke quarterback threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score in the third quarter to lead the North to a 34-24 victory over the South on Saturday, putting a nice

2019 NFL Draft: Raiders favored to pick Kyler Murray by sportsbooks

2019 NFL Draft: Raiders favored to pick Kyler Murray by sportsbooks originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThings might get awkward in April between the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum's two most recent tenants, at least if a pair of online sportsbooks are to be believed.Online sportsbooks BetOnline and BetDSI list the Oakland Raiders as

2019 NFL Draft: Where pick Raiders acquired in Amari Cooper trade will be

2019 NFL Draft: Where pick Raiders acquired in Amari Cooper trade will be originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comFly, Eagles, fly.That what the Oakland Raiders will be saying, anyway.The Cowboys' divisional-round playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday means Dallas' 2019 first-round draft pick, which was shipped to the Raiders

Former Notre Dame DB Josh Atkinson dies

(Kent Horner/Getty Images)Josh Atkinson, a defensive back for Notre Dame from 2011 to 2013, has died according to an Instagram post by his twin brother, George Atkinson III.The twins are the sons of former NFL safety George Atkinson, who won Super Bowl XI with the Oakland Raiders.Scroll to continue with

Former Raiders star WR Wells dies

Former Oakland Raiders star wide receiver Warren Wells died Thursday, the team announced.Wells, who was 76, died from congestive heart failure in Beaumont, Texas, according to the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News.The team posted on its Twitter account: "The Raiders mourn the passing of Warren Wells, who was an integral

Week 16’s ‘Monday Night Football’ preview: Broncos vs. Raiders

It has been a rough return for head coach Jon Gruden. The Raiders enter Monday night’s game 3-11. (Getty Images)Here’s a look at the Week 16’s “Monday Night Football” matchup, including the broadcasting TV network and kickoff time.You can also livestream the game on the Yahoo Sports App (IOS and Android).Scroll to

Peterman gets 2nd chance on Raiders practice squad

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Nathan Peterman became a national punchline as the quarterback in Buffalo because of his poor performance filled with interceptions and other numerous bad plays.So when the Oakland Raiders signed Peterman to the practice squad this week, coach Jon Gruden got quite a few calls asking about

Reports: Raiders signing QB Nathan Peterman to practice squad

It really is true what they say: There’s someone for everyone.After being on the street for over a month, and with a fair number of NFL observers convinced he’d never play again, Nathan Peterman has found a new home.No, really.Report: Raiders sign PetermanThe Oakland Raiders have reportedly signed quarterback Nathan

Raiders hope to get help for banged-up offensive line

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders go into the final stretch of the season not knowing if they will have their starting offensive line available for the remaining two games.Coach Jon Gruden said he remained cautiously hopeful that left guard Kelechi Osemele can return from a toe injury and

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