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Raiders release OL Donald Penn

Mar. 16, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders released offensive lineman Donald Penn on Saturday, cutting ties with the longest-tenured player on their roster. The Raiders said they came to a mutual decision to cut ties with Penn, who became expendable after Oakland signed Trent Brown to a four-year, $66...

Free Agency: Disenchantment works, trench warriors coveted

Mar. 15, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

It's probably fair to compare the opening of the NFL's business season with the wildness often seen on the stock market floor. A frenzy of bidding and trading and changes of mind — all involving millions of dollars. Several trends already have appeared during the two days of the "legal tampering" period,...

Raiders cut WR Jordy Nelson, QB AJ McCarron to save cap room

Mar. 14, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After making several big-ticket additions to start free agency, the Oakland Raiders are now making some cuts. The Raiders released 2018 leading wide receiver Jordy Nelson and backup quarterback AJ McCarron on Thursday to create salary cap space after going on a spending spree earlier...

Addition of Antonio Brown 'changed everything' for Raiders

Mar. 13, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden had meticulously put together a plan to rebuild the Oakland Raiders with three first-round draft picks and a couple of smart free agent signings when they suddenly got sent in a different direction last week. The Pittsburgh...

What happened to Raiders' and Jets' rebuilding plans?

Mar. 13, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big "never mind" this week. For fans of the Giants and Steelers, well, maybe that rebuilding tag should be placed on them. During the frenzied two days of "legal tampering" before the NFL's...

Free Agency-Raiders Capsule

Mar. 11, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: TE Jared Cook, RB Marshawn Lynch, RB Doug Martin, CB Rashan Melvin, WR Dwayne Harris, S Marcus Gilchrist, DL Clinton McDonald, WR Brandon LaFell, S Reggie Nelson, OL Jon Feliciano, CB Leon Hall, DL Frostee Rucker, DL Kony Ealy, DL Jacquies Smith, OL Chaz Green, OL...

AP Source: Raiders to sign tackle Trent Brown to $66M deal

Mar. 11, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders made another big splash Monday, agreeing to sign free agent offensive tackle Trent Brown to a four-year deal worth a record $66 million. Brown will receive $36.75 million guaranteed in the richest contract ever for an offensive lineman, according to a person...

AP sources: Jets agree on deal to acquire Raiders' Osemele

Mar. 10, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets made a big move to get a big man to bolster their offensive line. Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that the Jets agreed Sunday to acquire two-time Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele from the Oakland Raiders. The deal includes the...

AP source: Raiders acquire WR Antonio Brown from Steelers

Mar. 10, 2019 1:48 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers and will give him the lucrative new contract he wanted. A person with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that the Raiders...

Defensive linemen dominate this year's combine class

Feb. 27, 2019 4:09 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's class of quarterback prospects isn't as sexy as last year's group led by Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold. Nor does it feature the tantalizing talents of next year's headliners: Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert and Jake Fromm. There are a few passers who merit first-round...