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Former NFL head coaches Marvin Lewis and Joe Philbin part of Pierce's first Raiders staff

Feb. 23, 2024 15:54 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — As Antonio Pierce prepares for his first season as the Las Vegas Raiders' full-time coach, he is counting on two experienced former head coaches to help guide him. The Raiders announced their full staff Friday, and former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis...

New Raiders offensive coordinator Luke Getsy not locked into a run-based offense

Feb. 16, 2024 18:35 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — As Chicago's offensive coordinator the past two seasons, Luke Getsy oversaw a run-heavy offense led by athletic quarterback Justin Fields that was among the NFL's best on the ground. Raiders coach Antonio Pierce wants a physical offense that complements a...

NFL suspends Raiders backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo for violating PEDs policy

Feb. 16, 2024 13:35 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was suspended by the NFL on Friday for the first two games of next season for violating the performance-enhancing drugs policy of the league and NFL Players Association. ESPN also reported the Raiders are...

DeShaun Foster is named UCLA football coach after Chip Kelly's move to Ohio State

Feb. 12, 2024 16:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA athletic director Martin Jarmond said to give him 96 hours to find a new football coach after Chip Kelly resigned on Friday. It turns out, Jarmond needed less than 72. Former UCLA great DeShaun Foster was named head coach on Monday to take over the program...

From doinks to SpongeBob, technology to play a huge role in the CBS presentation of the Super Bowl

Feb. 09, 2024 23:33 PM EST

Inspiration sometimes happens, or in this case, doinks, at the most opportune times. CBS Sports’ Jason Cohen and Mike Francis had end zone seats during last year’s Super Bowl when Kansas City kicker Harrison Butker had a 42-yard field goal attempt that caromed off the left...

Austin Ekeler, Saquon Barkley hoping for paydays as free agency approaches

Feb. 08, 2024 21:04 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three of the NFL's top running backs are approaching free agency and hoping to buck the trend of teams not being willing to spend big money at the position. Saquon Barkley, Austin Ekeler and Josh Jacobs will become free agents next month and will seek to maximize...

Raiders turn to former Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy

Feb. 06, 2024 19:12 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders hired former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy on Tuesday, going to their second option after Kliff Kingsbury withdrew from consideration Saturday. New Raiders coach Antonio Pierce will be looking for Getsy to help turn...

Eagles will host NFL's first regular-season game in Brazil on Friday, Sept. 6

Feb. 05, 2024 22:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles will be the host team for the NFL's first regular-season game in Brazil on Friday, Sept. 6 — a day after the 2024 season opener, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday. Goodell addressed gambling, officiating, diversity, the Rooney Rule...

The NFL long had shunned Las Vegas. Now the city will host the league's biggest game

Feb. 05, 2024 14:58 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A meeting scheduled in the 1980s between the NFL and sportsbook directors sparked hope in Las Vegas that their relationship would soon take a much more positive turn after decades during which the league kept the city at arm's length. When all it turned out to be...

Kingsbury withdraws name from consideration for Raiders offensive coordinator, AP source says

Feb. 03, 2024 14:34 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Former Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury isn’t going to Las Vegas to become the Raiders offensive coordinator after all, a person informed of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. Kingsbury, who spent this past season at USC as an...