ALAMEDA — The Raiders have figured their left side of the offensive line to be locked in for some time.
Veteran left tackle Donald Penn, second-year left guard Gabe Jackson and highly-paid free agent center Rodney Hudson, barring injury, have been etched in stone all offseason. Continue Reading
ALAMEDA — A feeling of familiarity was a prime reason new Raiders safety Taylor Mays ended up in the Silver and Black.
Mays, a former 49ers second-round pick, signed with the Raiders this week after being released by the Detroit Lions last week. He first practiced with the team on Wednesday. Continue Reading
The Raiders and USA Football recently awarded uniform and equipment grants to 10 local youth football groups and also gave those groups tickets to Sunday’s exhibition game against the Arizona Cardinals. Continue Reading
ALAMEDA — Mixed opinions have followed Raiders’ second-round pick Mario Edwards Jr. around for a while.
Edwards was one of the top-rated recruits in the country out of high school, a five-star prospect from Texas with offers galore, but his collegiate career at Florida State offered mixed results. Continue Reading
Raiders linebacker Sio Moore undoubtedly heard what coach Jack Del Rio said Wednesday when he declared the former starting weakside linebacker was “competing to be a role player.”
Moore, who had missed most of training camp before his return Wednesday, wasn’t interested in addressing Del Rio’s take. Continue Reading
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The words that have been written all but two days of camp are in play again today: Clive Walford did not practice Thursday for the Raiders.
The rookie tight end, the team’s third-round pick out of Miami, continues to be sidelined, apparently by the same hamstring injury that kept him out for the first nine days of training camp. Continue Reading
ALAMEDA — Raiders linebacker Sio Moore practiced for the first time in three weeks Wednesday, but his return to the starting lineup faces a larger uphill climb.
“I think right now he’s competing to be a role player somewhere,” coach Jack Del Rio said of Moore, the team’s third-leading tackler last year. Continue Reading
Linebacker Sio Moore and running back Roy Helu Jr. returned to Raiders practice on Wednesday. Both were suited up during the brief portion open to the media.
Still not on the field was tight end Clive Walford, who hasn’t participated since playing in the Raiders’ exhibition opener Aug. 14. Defensive end Justin Tuck, who didn’t suit up in Saturday’s game, also wasn’t practicing Wednesday. Tuck was working out in the team’s new weight room. Continue Reading
ALAMEDA — The Raiders unveiled their sparkly new 18,500 square foot performance center on Wednesday, a state of the art building designed to maximize efficiency.
The expedited construction lasted 100 days and opened to the players on Tuesday, featuring four times the amount of equipment of the Raiders’ old weight room. Continue Reading