Latest Oakland Raiders News

Guaranteed: Joe Namath voted NFL's greatest character

Oct. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

White shoes. Fur coat. Pantyhose. Fu Manchu mustache. And an arm that would make Superman proud. Yep, Joe Namath is the NFL's greatest character. Guaranteed. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who guaranteed his three-touchdown underdog New York Jets would beat the mighty Baltimore Colts in the third Super...

Raiders TE Darren Waller earns big new contract

Oct. 18, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When Darren Waller signed a multiyear contract extension worth a reported $9 million a season, he couldn't help but reflect on the journey he's been on since signing a deal in that same office a year ago to join the Oakland Raiders from Baltimore's practice squad. A player who nearly...

Raiders DC calls Burfict suspension a 'witch hunt'

Oct. 17, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland defensive coordinator Paul Guenther lashed out at the NFL for the lengthy suspension the league handed to Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict for a helmet-to-helmet hit, one of a series of violations for which he has been punished. Burfict was suspended for the final 12 games...

Lazard, Packers moving on from Monday, focused on Raiders

Oct. 17, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Next man up: Allen Lazard. Lazard caught his first pass from Aaron Rodgers on Monday night. He ended up catching three more, including one for a 35-yard touchdown in the Packers' win over Detroit. It was the biggest moment of the undrafted second-year receiver's career. Now what?...

Raiders: Jackson may be back but Williams uncertain

Oct. 17, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are hopeful of having right guard Gabe Jackson in the lineup for Sunday's game in Green Bay. The prognosis on wide receiver Tyrell Williams isn't as encouraging. Jackson returned to practice this week for the first time since suffering an MCL strain in his right...

Raiders-Packers Preview Capsule

Oct. 17, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

OAKLAND (3-2) at GREEN BAY (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Packers by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 3-2; Packers 4-2 SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 8-5 LAST MEETING — Packers beat Raiders 30-20, Dec. 20, 2015 LAST WEEK — Raiders beat Bears 24-21; Packers beat Lions...

Raiders sign TE Darren Waller to contract extension

Oct. 16, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed tight end Darren Waller to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced Wednesday the deal to keep Waller from becoming a restricted free agent next offseason. Waller has been one of the biggest bright spots for the Raiders this season. He leads...

Raiders T Trent Brown sued for domestic violence

Oct. 16, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year. Diorra Marzette-Sanders filed a civil suit in Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday accusing him of several attacks that left her...

Lazard 'fulfills journey' in standout effort against Lions

Oct. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Allen Lazard wasn't even on the Packers' initial 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5 receiver was cut before the season, signed to the practice squad, only to end up on the roster in short order. But on Monday night, Green Bay needed Lazard, and the undrafted second-year pro delivered with a...

Chicago Bears put star DT Akiem Hicks on injured reserve

Oct. 15, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might...