Latest Carl Nassib News

Column: Nassib coming out barely a blip for unbeaten Raiders

Sep. 24, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

There are all sorts of storylines swirling around the Las Vegas Raiders. They go into Sunday's game against Miami looking for their first 3-0 start in almost two decades. Quarterback Derek Carr is playing like an MVP. The defense is much improved. ...

Male tennis players surveyed on LGBTQ attitudes, environment

Sep. 24, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

About 60 players on the men’s professional tennis tour have taken part so far in an anonymous, online survey about LGBTQ issues that ATP CEO Massimo Calvelli calls part of a “broader initiative” to create “an environment for players and staff that is inclusive, that is diverse and...

Bradley's disciples helping mentor young Raiders defenders

Sep. 24, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Gus Bradley has a knack for reading offensive schemes, putting them on a whiteboard, and making it loud and clear what he expects from the Las Vegas Raiders defense. “It’s crystal clear,” veteran linebacker K.J. Wright said. “To see Gus,...

Raiders RB Josh Jacobs out vs Steelers with injury

Sep. 17, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs will miss this week's game at Pittsburgh with injuries to his toe and ankle. Jacobs didn't practice all week for the Raiders after rushing for 34 yards and two touchdowns in a season-opening 33-27 win in overtime against...

Crosby moves past standout game, turns focus to Steelers

Sep. 15, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Maxx Crosby remembers his father coaching him during pee wee football with one major rule: “Don’t be all bark, but no bite.” It has stuck with the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end to this day. “I want to go out there...

Raiders D does enough to help Carr lead comeback win

Sep. 14, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Las Vegas Raiders offense stumbled in the first half, the defense held tough to keep the team in the game. Down the stretch, the defense didn't wilt and forced a couple of key turnovers that helped the Raiders get the game into overtime and...

Nassib's strip-sack helps Raiders in OT victory over Ravens

Sep. 14, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib described the electric atmosphere inside a frenzied Allegiant Stadium with one word: “Bananas.” But of the 61,756 rabid fans in attendance for “Monday Night Football,” one just happened to be a...

Carr's TD pass caps Raiders rally past Ravens 33-27 in OT

Sep. 14, 2021 02:13 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After a premature bench-clearing celebration and a couple of blunders that almost cost the Raiders the game, the party could finally begin for real after the first game with fans in Las Vegas. The Raiders won an exhilarating and exhausting season opener...

Raiders' potential on defense must translate to results

Sep. 11, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock retained several things from former coach Bill Parcells after playing for the New York Giants in 1982 and ’83. One quote resonates nearly 40 years later. “He always said,”...

Raiders DT Gerald McCoy hopes to prove he's not done yet

Aug. 11, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Gerald McCoy knew he was at the point where many NFL careers end. The veteran defensive tackle ruptured his quad tendon during training camp with the Dallas Cowboys last year. He hasn't played since, but the Las Vegas Raiders took a chance on him...