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Raiders agree to 2-year extension with Hunter Renfrow

Jun. 10, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders have locked up another key player with a new contract, agreeing to a two-year, $32 million extension with Pro Bowl slot receiver Hunter Renfrow. Renfrow was entering the final season of his rookie contract after being a fifth-round pick in 2019 and he got a big...

Raiders say system changes don't make them 'Patriots West'

Jun. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis chose his new coach in January, he made it clear Josh McDaniels' success as an offensive coordinator in New England weighed heavily on his decision. “I’ve just always seen the Patriots as a team that not only...

McDaniels remains patient as Carr, offense learn new system

Jun. 07, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — First-year Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels knows patience is the most important thing for him and his staff right now. Especially with a ninth-year veteran leading a retooled offense. “Our system is different than anything I’ve been...

McDaniels mum on Kaepernick workout for Raiders

May. 26, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders concluded organized team practices Thursday with all four quarterbacks on the roster participating but the buzz surrounding the franchise was about Colin Kaepernick, who has gotten a workout with the club. First-year coach Josh McDaniels...

Falcons QB Mariota willing to be mentor but hungry to start

May. 26, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Marcus Mariota is saying all the right things about mentoring Atlanta Falcons rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder. Mariota would prefer to perform that mentoring role as the Falcons starter. After starting a combined six games the past three...

AP sources: Colin Kaepernick to work out for Raiders

May. 25, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Colin Kaepernick is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Two people familiar with the situation said Kaepernick will work...

Familiarity important for Herbert as Chargers OTAs begin

May. 23, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif (AP) — Justin Herbert sprinted out to the practice field Monday, energized and confident as the Los Angeles Chargers began organized team practices. Coming off a Pro Bowl season and not having to learn a new offense can do that. For the first time...

John Elway: Russell Wilson is 'the piece that we needed'

May. 11, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — After the Denver Broncos were rendered spectators on the first night of the NFL draft last month, John Elway said he turned to his successor George Paton and told him, “great first-round pick!" As in 10-year veteran QB Russell Wilson, whom Paton acquired...

Chiefs place tender on Ingram, trade for cornerback Johnson

May. 02, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed an unrestricted free-agent tender on defensive end Melvin Ingram and traded for Houston cornerback Lonnie Johnson on Monday, hoping to add two more pieces to a defense that was revamped during the NFL draft. The seldom-used UFA tender means...

Raiders take Dylan Parham with their first pick of NFL draft

Apr. 30, 2022 00:58 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dylan Parham almost missed the biggest moment of his football career Friday night, after the Raiders called to tell him to pack his bags for Las Vegas. Emotions got the best of Parham as the Raiders chose the 6-foot-3, 310-pound guard from Memphis in the third...