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Report: Raiders send scouts home ahead of draft

The Oakland Raiders sent their scouts home for the weekend and are not expected to bring them back before the draft begins on Thursday, NFL Network reported Friday.The report adds it is believed head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock "don't know who to trust and wanted to

Raiders have 3 1st-rounders in GM Mike Mayock’s 1st draft

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Mayock won't exactly get to ease into his new role as Oakland Raiders general manager after spending years as a draft analyst.Mayock knows he will be highly scrutinized with three first-round picks thanks to coach Jon Gruden's much-criticized trades that sent franchise building blocks Khalil

Derek Carr, George Kittle rejoice in Tiger Woods’ 2019 Masters win

Derek Carr, George Kittle rejoice in Tiger Woods' 2019 Masters win originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comTiger Woods transcends sports. Whether you're a golf fanatic like Warriors star Steph Curry or not, it's likely you followed the final holes of the Masters on Sunday. We know two Bay Area football stars were locked

Mayock aims not to ‘mess up’ Raiders’ draft chances

New Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock spoke to the local media on Thursday ahead of the team kicking off its first series of organized team training activities of the spring.It's safe to say the first-year GM knows what he's getting himself into."At the end of the day, here's the

Jalen Richard re-signs with Raiders, returns for fourth season

Jalen Richard re-signs with Raiders, returns for fourth season originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comJalen Richard will be back in Silver and Black for a fourth season.The running back re-signed with the Raiders on Wednesday afternoon, the team announced.Scroll to continue with contentAdWelcome back, @RocketRich30. We have re-signed Jalen Richard: https://t.co/ergIIXMhY5 pic.twitter.com/828ty6CVaH—

Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.Golf: Kim takes clubhouse lead at ANA with eight birdiesSouth Korean Kim In-kyung shot a sparkling seven-under 65 for a three-stroke clubhouse lead in the second round of the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage on Friday. The former women's

Ravens agree to contract with ex-Raiders WR Roberts

Wide receiver Seth Roberts, a day after getting released by the Oakland Raiders, has agreed to sign with the Baltimore Ravens on a one-year deal, pending a physical, the team announced.Roberts, 28, was set to make $4.45 million this season with the Raiders.He caught 45 passes for 494 yards and

Raiders sign defensive end Alex Barrett, safety Jordan Richards

Raiders sign defensive end Alex Barrett, safety Jordan Richards originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comEarlier this week, the Alliance of American Football had to shutter its doors after controlling owner Tom Dundon elected to suspend operations due to sagging TV ratings and an inability to get an agreement from the NFL Players'

Raiders host Kyler Murray for workout after reported dinner meeting

Raiders host Kyler Murray for workout after reported dinner meeting originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders are doing their due diligence with this year's quarterback class, and they're starting at the top.Head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock reportedly had dinner with reigning Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray Sunday

Raiders sign backup quarterback Landry Jones

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent quarterback Landry Jones.The move on Tuesday gives the Raiders another potential backup behind starter Derek Carr. Oakland signed Mike Glennon earlier in free agency and also has Nathan Peterman on the roster.Jones was originally a fourth-round pick by Pittsburgh

Gruden: Carr won’t leave Raiders

Derek Carr will be in an Oakland Raiders jersey this upcoming NFL season, according to head coach Jon Gruden.Oakland reportedly had been shopping around the 27-year-old Carr at the NFL combine earlier this month.Gruden, however, said that was not the case as he addressed the speculation on Monday."He's going to

Raiders sign QB Mike Glennon, S Curtis Riley

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent quarterback Mike Glennon and safety Curtis Riley.The additions on Friday give the Raiders a second backup to Derek Carr along with Nathan Peterman and depth in the secondary.Glennon is entering his seventh season in the NFL. He was

Curtis Riley signs with Raiders to boost short-handed secondary

Curtis Riley signs with Raiders to boost short-handed secondary originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders continued fleshing out their secondary on Friday agreeing on terms of a contract with safety Curtis Riley, the team announced Friday. The former New York Giant visited the team's Alameda facility on Thursday and left without

How Jordan Devey signing gives Raiders versatile offensive line depth

How Jordan Devey signing gives Raiders versatile offensive line depth originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders hope Rodney Hudson plays every single offensive snap in 2019. He might be the league's best center, and is the unquestioned leader along the offensive front.They need a Plan B, even if they never hope

Raiders release OL Donald Penn

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders released offensive lineman Donald Penn on Saturday, cutting ties with the longest-tenured player on their roster.The Raiders said they came to a mutual decision to cut ties with Penn, who became expendable after Oakland signed Trent Brown to a four-year, $66 million contract

Raiders release wide receiver Jordy Nelson after one season in Oakland

Raiders release wide receiver Jordy Nelson after one season in Oakland originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comJordy Nelson's time as a Raider has come and gone.The Raiders released the veteran wide receiver on Thursday, the team announced. Nelson, 33, played in 15 games for the Raiders last season. He finished the year with 63

Raiders cut WR Jordy Nelson, QB AJ McCarron to save cap room

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- After making several big-ticket additions to start free agency, the Oakland Raiders are now making some cuts.The Raiders released 2018 leading wide receiver Jordy Nelson and backup quarterback AJ McCarron on Thursday to create salary cap space after going on a spending spree earlier this week.The

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