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Raiders sign first-round pick Josh Jacobs to complete draft class

The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday night they have signed first-round running back Josh Jacobs to his rookie contract.The signing of Jacobs completes the Raiders’ draft class.Per Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jacobs deal is a four-year deal with a fifth-year option worth $11.9 million.Jacobs was the second of

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft pick Clelin Ferrell on Tuesday.The defensive end from Clemson was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April. A three-year starter and two-time national champion, Ferrell started in all 44 games he played. He made 166 tackles, including 50 for

Watch Antonio Brown mic’d up at Raiders mandatory minicamp practice

Watch Antonio Brown mic'd up at Raiders mandatory minicamp practice originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com"Let's put a show on today."Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown was chatting with quarterback Derek Carr during a recent mandatory minicamp and we were able to hear it all during an installment of "Mic'd Up."The two went out on

Fantasy Football WR Draft Rankings: How far will Antonio Brown fall?

Do you trust Antonio Brown in fantasy now that he's a Raider? (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)After a much-publicized fracture with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown is now a member of the Oakland Raiders.[Join or create a 2019 Yahoo Fantasy Football league for free today]Scroll to continue with contentAdLet’s get the obvious

Raiders look to change story on defense after 2018 struggles

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The story line around the Oakland Raiders last season was a consistent and frustrating one.After trading away star pass rusher Khalil Mack following a contract holdout, the Raiders never were able to fill that void on defense and were the worst in the league when it

NFL notebook: Raiders sign G Incognito

Guard Richie Incognito signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday."We've signed him to a one-year 'prove it' deal and that means both on and off the field," Raiders general Mike Mayock told reporters.Incognito, who turns 36 in July, last played for the Buffalo Bills in the 2017

Raiders sign TE Swoope, release QB Jones

The Oakland Raiders continued to add offensive pieces to Jon Gruden's roster puzzle by signing tight end Erik Swoope on Wednesday.Swoope, who turned 27 earlier this month, was waived twice by Indianapolis last season after recording eight catches for 87 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in seven games (two

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

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if he was confident it wouldn't happen.The rumors were only fueled when coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock

Raiders continue receiver overhaul by signing free agent Brian Burt

Raiders continue receiver overhaul by signing free agent Brian Burt originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders have overhauled their receiving corps this offseason, and that process continued on Friday with the signing of free agent wide receiver Brian Burt.Scroll to continue with contentAdBurt -- 5-foot-11, 194 pounds -- most recently played

Bears acquire K Pineiro from Raiders

The Chicago Bears acquired kicker Eddy Pineiro from the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2021.Pineiro shined with the Florida Gators before signing with the Raiders in May 2018. He made all three of his field-goal attempts during the preseason, including two attempts from

Suspended WR Martavis Bryant seeks reinstatement

Suspended wide receiver Martavis Bryant is planning to apply for reinstatement in the near future, ESPN reported Monday night.Bryant, a former member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders, has been suspended three times in the past four years for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.On Monday, the unrestricted free

Raiders’ Clemson-heavy draft class shows their ‘championship mindset’

Raiders' Clemson-heavy draft class shows their 'championship mindset' originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders coaching staff ran Sunday's final rookie minicamp practice in the unmistakable, all-too-bright orange of Clemson University. The signature paw print was everywhere in Alameda as homage to the three Tigers taken in the Raiders' nine-player NFL draft

Raiders seeking ‘championship mindset,’ evident in Clemson-heavy draft class

Raiders seeking 'championship mindset,' evident in Clemson-heavy draft class originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders coaching staff ran Sunday's final rookie minicamp practice in the unmistakable, all-too-bright orange of Clemson University. The signature paw print was everywhere in Alameda as homage to the three Tigers taken in the Raiders nine-player NFL

3 Clemson stars highlight Raiders rookie class

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Coach Jon Gruden has already altered one aspect of rookie minicamp for the Oakland Raiders based on what the team did in the draft.Gruden said the coaching staff will don Clemson shirts on the final day of the weekend minicamp in homage to the three draft

Raiders change Trent Brown’s position after ex-Patriot’s lucrative deal

Raiders change Trent Brown's position after ex-Patriot's lucrative deal originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comThe Oakland Raiders made Trent Brown the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history to protect Derek Carr's blind side.Or so we thought.Head coach Jon Gruden revealed Friday the Raiders are moving Brown from left tackle to right tackle

Raiders release TE Smith, officially re-sign RB Martin

The Oakland Raiders released veteran tight end Lee Smith and officially re-signed running back Doug Martin on Thursday.Smith, 31, had two years remaining on a three-year, $9 million extension signed last March.Considered one of the league's best blocking tight ends, he spent the last four years with the Raiders, catching

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