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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...

Raiders tight end Darren Waller learned from past mistakes

Jun. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Two drug suspensions threatened to derail Darren Waller's NFL career before it really got started. Now the leading candidate to replace Jared Cook as Oakland's top tight end, Waller credits those early setbacks with getting him back on track. "At the time it seemed like a whole lot...

Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason

May. 29, 2019 3:28 AM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver. Brown posted six straight 100-catch seasons for the Steelers with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and was the NFL's most prolific receiver before he forced his way...

Broncos give Chris Harris Jr. a hefty 2019 pay raise

May. 28, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Chris Harris Jr. have ended their contract stalemate with the team bumping the cornerback's pay in 2019 from about $8 million to $12 million, which is $1 million more than the team's new cornerback, free agent Kareem Jackson is making. "Done deal!" the team...

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito

May. 28, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Throughout the draft process, Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden stressed the importance of character when looking for players who could help turn the franchise around. When it comes to veterans, the Raiders have been much more willing to take chances....

Bounce-back Boz? Steelers' Boswell aims past bumpy kicks

May. 28, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Boswell doesn't do panic. So rather than blow up his offseason routine following a nightmarish 2018 in which the Pittsburgh Steelers kicker struggled to find the form that made him a Pro Bowler in 2017 — a mini meltdown that contributed to his team's failure to reach the...

Just JuJu; With Brown gone, Smith-Schuster ready to lead

May. 22, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster chose his words carefully. Smith-Schuster was trying to find some middle ground between being appreciative for Antonio Brown's influence while also acknowledging things should be considerably calmer for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2019. The prolific but petulant Brown...

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

May. 21, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

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...

Roethlisberger bothered by criticism but eager to move on

May. 21, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger heard the noise. How could he not? At times, it was deafening. Antonio Brown. Le'Veon Bell. A handful of other former teammates long since gone from the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room. The talking heads on TV. They all came for him in some form or another during a...