Latest Oakland Raiders News

Cost of Raiders stadium in Las Vegas rises to $1.9 billion

Jul. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the stadium authority board on Thursday approved $40 million in construction additions. They include 20...

Raiders sign WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

Jul. 18, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El. The Raiders waived receiver Saeed Blacknall on Thursday to make room for Pierson-El on the roster. Pierson-El most recently played for Salt Lake in the Alliance of American Football. Before joining the AAF,...

Raiders sign free agent G Jonathan Cooper

Jul. 15, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent guard Jonathan Cooper. The team made the move Monday to add a veteran guard after news last week that projected starter Richie Incognito will be suspended for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct...

Raiders' Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct

Jul. 12, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 pleaded guilty in April to disorderly conduct in Scottsdale, Arizona, after being accused of...

Oakland Raiders sign first-round pick RB Josh Jacobs

Jul. 10, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed first-round draft pick Josh Jacobs. The team announced Tuesday they had signed the running back out of Alabama. No additional information was immediately available. The 5-foot-10, 219-pound Jacobs was selected 24th by the Raiders and appeared in 42...

Raiders to host Rams for 2 joint practices

Jun. 24, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions before the teams play in their exhibition opener. The Raiders announced Monday that the practices will be held at their training camp facility in Napa on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8. The teams are scheduled to...

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell

Jun. 18, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft picks Clelin Ferrell and Johnathan Abram on Tuesday. Ferrell, a 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...

What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history

Jun. 14, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such as this could be virtually endless, here's a...

Jets claim Meander from Raiders in new GM's 1st acquisition

Jun. 12, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off waivers from the Oakland Raiders. The move Wednesday marked the first player acquisition by new Jets general manager Joe Douglas. He said during his introductory news conference Tuesday that he would be actively seeking...

Raiders picked to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Jun. 11, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network's "Hard Knocks" show in training camp this summer that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an NFL team. Gruden spent nine seasons as the lead analyst on...