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Raiders to host Rams for 2 joint practices

Jun. 24, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions before the teams play in their exhibition opener. The Raiders announced Monday that the practices will be held at their training camp facility in Napa on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8. The teams are scheduled to...

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...

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....

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...