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FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada have declared

Raiders enjoying new world-class training facility

Aug. 12, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr hit Henry Ruggs III on a go route that showed off the rookie receiver’s speed and a member of the Las Vegas Raiders staff marked the moment by blaring a song by rapper Lil Baby. Moments later, Carr found tight end Darren Waller over the middle as Drake...

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Jason Witten (82) warms up before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, Texas. After 16 seasons in Dallas and one in the

Witten 'invigorated' by new opportunity with Raiders

Aug. 11, 2020 2:11 AM EDT

After following Jon Gruden into the “Monday Night Football” booth didn’t work out as well as Jason Witten expected, the veteran tight end hopes playing for Gruden leads to more success. Witten made the move to Las Vegas this offseason to join the Raiders following 16 seasons with Dallas...

AP Source: ESPN tabs Levy, Griese and Riddick for MNF booth

Jul. 31, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick will be the new announce team for ESPN's “Monday Night Football” according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the network has not announced its decision. ESPN biographer...

FILE - This June 23, 2020, file photo shows Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen, far left, along with safety Mike Edwards, second from left, quarterback Tom Brady, center in orange, cornerback Jamel Dean, second from right, and quarterback Blaine Gabbert during a private workout at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla. In a normal year, Brady's switch from the Patriots to the Buccaneers would have overridden every NFL story, from early winter through the spring and summer and into his debut against fellow 40-something QB Drew Brees and the Saints in September. Perhaps the biggest headlines Brady drew recently came when he defied players' union recommendations to cease informal practices with teammates as a coronavirus precaution. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

NFL facing unending series of questions, uncertain answers

Jul. 21, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

In seven weeks, the NFL expects to kick off its 101st season with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Houston. Emphasis on expects. Still set on conducting a somewhat normal training camp, though without any preseason games, and then opening the regular season on time, the NFL pushes onward. Rookies are...

Raiders prepare for 1st camp following move to Las Vegas

Jul. 20, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (7-9) CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada LAST YEAR: Promising start to season led to disappointing finish with five losses in final six games to miss playoffs in final season in Oakland. QB Derek Carr looked more comfortable in coach Jon Gruden’s offense but offense lacked playmakers following...

McCarthy, Cowboys try to make up for lost time in 1st camp

Jul. 20, 2020 2:25 PM EDT

DALLAS COWBOYS (8-8) CAMP SITE: Frisco, Texas LAST YEAR: Season with high expectations ended without playoff spot, leading to departure of coach Jason Garrett. Mike McCarthy, Super Bowl winner in Green Bay a decade ago, took over. Dak Prescott had career-best 4,902 yards passing and 30 TDs, but worst record in...