Latest Oakland Raiders News

Rodgers-LaFleur relationship strengthening and it's showing

Oct. 21, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is one of the NFL's top quarterbacks. But the 35-year-old two-time MVP and Super Bowl champion had to basically start from scratch in his 15th season. Matt LaFleur brought a new offense, terminology and schemes to Green Bay. Rodgers had to learn fast. So far, so good....

Raiders defense picked apart by Aaron Rodgers

Oct. 21, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — While Derek Carr's costly fumble reaching for the goal line at the end of the first half may have been the momentum changer, there wasn't much the Oakland Raiders offense could have done against Green Bay the way Aaron Rodgers carved up the defense. Rodgers had a flawless performance...

Raiders trade CB Gareon Conley to Texans

Oct. 21, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders traded 2017 first-round cornerback Gareon Conley to the Houston Texans on Monday for a 2020 third-round pick, marking the third former first-round pick traded away by coach Jon Gruden in the past 14 months. The Raiders made the deal a day after allowing Aaron...

Derek Carr's fumble opens floodgates for Rodgers' 6-TD day

Oct. 20, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The possibility of the Raiders winning against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers went tumbling through the end zone late in the second quarter. With Oakland trailing 14-10, Derek Carr scrambled for the pylon from the 3-yard line. Blake Martinez forced a fumble and the ball went through...

Rodgers throws 5 TD passes, Packers gash Raiders 42-24

Oct. 20, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers gave the rest of the NFL its first true glimpse of what Matt LaFleur's offense can look like with Aaron Rodgers at the helm. And it was scary. Rodgers had his best game by far under the new Packers coach, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns and running...

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...