Latest Las Vegas Raiders News

AP source: Raiders make request to interview Josh McDaniels

Jan. 27, 2022 18:44 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have made a request to interview New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels for their head coach opening. A person familiar with the search said Thursday the Raiders made the request to speak with McDaniels about filling the void left when Jon Gruden...

Falcons tight end Lee Smith retires after 11 years in NFL

Jan. 27, 2022 12:10 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Lee Smith plans to build a gym and mentor young athletes after announcing his retirement from the NFL. The 34-year-old tight end spent 11 seasons in the league, playing for the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons. Known...

Raiders' Nate Hobbs guilty of Vegas traffic charge, not DUI

Jan. 26, 2022 20:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nate Hobbs pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced traffic charge stemming from his arrest early this month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The 22-year-old rookie did not appear in person while his attorney,...

AP source: Raiders request interview with Todd Bowles

Jan. 26, 2022 12:01 PM EST

The Las Vegas Raiders have made a request to interview Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Todd Bowles for their head coach opening. A person familiar with the search said Tuesday the Raiders made the request to speak with Bowles about filling the void left when Jon Gruden resigned in...

Titans sit linebacker Rashaan Evans, Bengals sit WR Morgan

Jan. 22, 2022 15:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have scratched linebacker Rashaan Evans for their AFC divisional game after he started 11 of 12 games this season. Evans was not on the injury report all week. The Titans also scratched defensive lineman Teair Tart, while...

Top-seeded Titans face Bengals in AFC divisional playoff

Jan. 21, 2022 16:06 PM EST

CINCINNATI (11-7) at TENNESSEE (12-5) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Titans by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 10-7; Titans 10-7. SERIES RECORD: Titans lead 40-35-1. LAST...

Top-seeded Titans eager to start playoff run with Bengals

Jan. 21, 2022 16:04 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have survived using more players than any NFL team in a non-strike season and still earned the AFC's No. 1 seed. They're as rested and healthy as they've been all season, and now they have back Derrick Henry, the NFL's top rusher in...

Chargers GM Telesco focused on future, not job security

Jan. 21, 2022 00:32 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Tom Telesco thinks the Los Angeles Chargers have a good foundation with quarterback Justin Herbert and coach Brandon Staley. The general manager also realizes fans are frustrated about not making the postseason for the third straight year. The Chargers...

Bears interview Leftwich, McKenzie for coach, GM positions

Jan. 20, 2022 22:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and longtime NFL executive Reggie McKenzie for their coach and general manager jobs on Thursday. Tampa Bay has set franchise records for points and touchdowns in each of...

Healthy Titans RB Henry will see banged-up Bengals D-line

Jan. 20, 2022 12:38 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — If Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry returns for the playoffs Saturday, he'll be running into a Cincinnati Bengals defensive line that is already banged up. The Bengals had been relatively healthy until last week in the first-round playoff win over the...