Latest Josh McDaniels News

NFL suspends Raiders backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo for violating PEDs policy

Feb. 16, 2024 13:35 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was suspended by the NFL on Friday for the first two games of next season for violating the performance-enhancing drugs policy of the league and NFL Players Association. ESPN also reported the Raiders are...

Major questions loom for the Raiders as Pierce and Telesco take charge

Jan. 24, 2024 20:04 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Major decisions are coming in the next several weeks and months that will shape the Las Vegas Raiders' future. But this was a day for Antonio Pierce to enjoy. He and new general manager Tom Telesco were officially introduced Wednesday after...

Raiders remove interim tag and hire Antonio Pierce as their head coach

Jan. 19, 2024 20:39 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Mark Davis could've waited to see if he could lure someone from an unusually deep roster of coaches on the open market to the Las Vegas Raiders. And even though Antonio Pierce’s resume was relatively thin, the Raiders owner determined he had done enough...

Titans interview Raiders' Antonio Pierce, Ravens' Mike Macdonald for head coaching job

Jan. 13, 2024 23:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have interviewed Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Antonio Pierce and Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald for their head coaching job. The Titans announced Saturday they completed virtual interviews with Pierce and...

The Patriots don't just need a new coach. They need a quarterback and talent to put around him

Jan. 11, 2024 15:31 PM EST

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will cringe when he turns on the TV — or perhaps even looks at the other Gillette Stadium sideline — and sees Bill Belichick wearing a ratty sweatshirt with another team's colors. But he has bigger things to worry about now. ...

Titans request interview for Raiders interim coach Antonio Pierce

Jan. 10, 2024 17:16 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have requested an interview with Las Vegas interim coach Antonio Pierce, potentially giving the Raiders competition should they eventually offer him the full-time job. Tennessee is looking for a replacement for Mike Vrabel, who was fired...

Raiders owner Mark Davis has decisions to make on coach and general manager positions

Jan. 08, 2024 21:24 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — With the Raiders' season over, all eyes turn to owner Mark Davis and whether he will overhaul the franchise over the next several weeks or keep the key leadership pieces in place. Interim coach Antonio Pierce made the case for the latter approach, guiding Las...

O'Connell, White and pass rush lead Raiders to 27-14 win over Broncos in season finale

Jan. 07, 2024 21:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The “AP!” chants began with 1:01 left, Raiders fans joining the players in making known their preference that Antonio Pierce goes from interim to full-time coach. An even bigger statement was made on the field Sunday as Las Vegas continued its dominance over...

Questions surround Aidan O'Connell's future with the Raiders as he prepares for Broncos

Jan. 03, 2024 20:59 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Raiders not only will have a major decision to make soon on interim coach Antonio Pierce, but Las Vegas management also will have a call to make on quarterback Aidan O'Connell. Drafted in the fourth round out of Purdue last year, O’Connell became the...

Antonio Pierce has a final chance to make the case he should be the Raiders' coach

Jan. 02, 2024 20:40 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Antonio Pierce has one more chance to, as he has said, improve his resume on the grass. Like his 4-4 record since replacing Josh McDaniels on Halloween night, Pierce’s resume is a mixed bag. He has brought energy to what had been a lackluster...