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Raiders open on road against Jets

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 5:25 pm in Oakland Raiders

The team with the toughest schedule in the NFL opens its season on the road Sept. 7 against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
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Kiper on Raiders

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 11:42 am in Oakland Raiders

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. thinks it would be wise for the Raiders to trade down and get additional picks for the second consecutive year.
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Who’s left from Al Davis Raiders?

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 9:36 pm in Oakland Raiders

There’s lots of talk about how Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie wants “his guys,” speculation that only increased when left tackle Jared Veldheer and defensive end Lamarr Houston departed during free agency to the Cardinals and Bears.
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Veterans out to restore Raider image

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 2:56 pm in Oakland Raiders

A franchise that likes to revel in its tradition been assigned an unwanted reputation throughout the NFL.
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Raiders trade Pryor to Seahawks

By Steve Corkran
Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 5:47 pm in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, the team confirmed in a press release. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ross signs tender; no word on Pryor

By Jerry McDonald - NFL Writer
Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 3:00 pm in Oakland Raiders

Safety Brandian Ross signed his exclusive rights tender Monday, the fifth player so designated to return to the Raiders with the offseason program set to get underway.

Ross joins tackle Matt McCants, linebacker Kaelin Burnett, running back James Stewart and fullback Jamize Olawale as players who were offered contracts and lacked the time in the league to have negotiating power.

The Raiders begin their offseason program Tuesday, their first gathering as a team since a major overhaul that included the signings of a handful of veteran free agents.

There were no announcements regarding quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who according to a Fox Sports report was going to be either cut or traded Monday.

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Raiders host another top-tier QB prospect

By Steve Corkran
Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 2:41 pm in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders interest in the quarterback prospects for this year’s NFL draft remains at the forefront as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida’s Blake Bortles on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Raiders exhibition schedule released

By Steve Corkran
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 1:16 pm in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders will kick off their 2014 exhibition slate on the road, when they face the Minnesota Vikings, the league announced Wednesday.
Oakland’s four-game exhibition schedule includes home games against the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Detroit Lions.
The Raiders first game is scheduled for Aug. 7-11 at Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus, marking the first 2014 Vikings game at the Golden Gophers’ home facility.
The Lions travel to the Oakland Coliseum for the Raiders first home game in week two (Aug. 14-18).
The Raiders also play at the Green Bay Packers on Aug. 22 and conclude with a game against the Seahawks at the Coliseum on Aug. 28.
All dates and kick-off times will be released at a later date. The regular-season schedule is expected to be released in late April.

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Live chat: Inside the Raiders, Wednesday at noon

By Jon Becker
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 10:51 pm in Oakland Raiders

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Raiders meet with Mettenberger on Tuesday

By Steve Corkran
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 3:05 pm in Oakland Raiders

The Raiders pushed up their meeting with Louisiana State quarterback Zach Mettenberger to Tuesday as Mettenberger attempts to accommodate a number of suitors. Read the rest of this entry »

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