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Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

Apr. 18, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game. As previously announced, NFL 100 will kick off with Green Bay at Chicago for the 199th meeting of a series that began in 1921. That...

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

Apr. 18, 2019 1:51 PM EDT

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...

Raiders Draft Preview Capsule

Apr. 18, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

4, 24, 27. OAKLAND (6-10) LAST SEASON: Coach Jon Gruden's first season back on sideline was rough one as defense lacked playmakers and QB Derek Carr struggled to grasp new offense. Rookie class provided little impact, with Ts Kolton Miller and Brandon Parker overmatched, and DL Maurice Hurst, P.J. Hall and Arden...

Raiders sign free agent DE Benson Mayowa

Apr. 16, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent defensive end Benson Mayowa. The deal signed Tuesday brings Mayowa back for a second stint with the Raiders. He previously played in Oakland in 2014-15 when he had two sacks in 28 games. Mayowa spent last season with Arizona,...

Raiders re-sign RB Jalen Richard

Apr. 10, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have re-signed restricted free agent running back Jalen Richard. Richard originally joined Oakland as an undrafted free agent after he participated on a tryout basis at rookie minicamp in 2016. He quickly emerged as a key part of the offense and the Raiders...

Raiders sign former AAF receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El

Apr. 8, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed former Alliance of American Football league receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El. Pierson-El had 36 catches for 414 yards and one touchdown in eight games with Salt Lake of the AAF before signing with the Raiders on Monday. He previously spent time with the...

Colts stick to plan by re-signing backup offensive lineman

Apr. 5, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed backup offensive lineman J'Marcus Webb. The 6-foot-7, 331-pound veteran started last season's opener at right tackle but was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Sept. 11. He was a seventh-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 2010 and...

Raiders sign free agents Jordan Richards, Alex Barrett

Apr. 5, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed a pair of free agents, safety Jordan Richards and defensive end Alex Barrett. Oakland announced the moves Friday, a day after releasing wide receiver Seth Roberts. Richards made a career-high 12 starts and played 15 games in all last season for the...

Ravens agree to terms with free agent WR Seth Roberts

Apr. 5, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have reached agreement on a one-year contract with wide receiver Seth Roberts, who played the past four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. Roberts has played in 62 NFL games, including 25 starts. He has 158 catches for 1,826 yards and 13 touchdowns. The team...

Raiders sign free agent wide receiver Ryan Grant

Apr. 3, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Free agent wide receiver Ryan Grant has signed with the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders announced the move Wednesday. Grant made a career-best 10 starts last season for the Colts and played in 14 games overall, finishing with 35 catches for 334 yards and a touchdown in his lone season...