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WR Criner transcript

Raiders fifth-round draft pick Juron Criner phoned in from Las Vegas to talk about his selection at No. 168. Here is the entire transcript from the conference call with the Bay Area media: Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 142 Comments »

Raiders bolster receiving corps with second fifth-rounder

The Raiders selected Arizona wide receiver Juron Criner with pick No. 168, near the tail end of the fifth round. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
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Raiders stick with defense for third draft pick

The Raiders selected Penn State defensive end Jack Crawford with the 158th pick of the NFL draft, a pick they acquired from the Detroit Lions in a trade earlier today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 184 Comments »

LB Burris transcript

Linebacker Miles Burris, the newest Raider, grew up in Granite Bay, a Sacramento suburb. He grew up attending Raiders games. Now, he gets a chance to play for the team that he watched as a youngster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 77 Comments »

Raiders trade fifth-round pick

The Raiders weren’t able to trade their third- and fourth-round picks in this year’s NFL draft because they were compensatory. General manager Reggie McKenzie wasted little time pulling the trigger on a trade as soon as he got to one that was movable. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 88 Comments »

Raiders going extra mile for Oakland public schools

Raiders chief executive Amy Trask visited the media room a short time ago to hand deliver the news that 10 percent of gross proceeds from new season-ticket sales from May 1-June 30 will be given to the Oakland Unified School District. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 145 Comments »

Raiders tab LB in fourth round

The Raiders selected San Diego State outside linebacker Miles Burris with the 129th pick of the NFL draft Saturday. He joins offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom as the newest members of the Raiders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 119 Comments »

ESPN: Raiders to sign Leinart

Matt Leinart is coming to Oakland, likely as the backup quarterback, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 475 Comments »

NFL draft live blog Saturday at 9 a.m.

Follow our writers and some of the top NFL writers during the final day of the NFL draft, beginning with Round 4 at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Also, join Steve Corkran for a in-draft live chat today at 2 p.m.

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Posted on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 97 Comments »

OL Bergstrom transcript

Offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom, the newest Raider, spoke with the Bay Area media a short while after being selected at No. 95, in the third round, of the NFL draft. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012
Under: Oakland Raiders | 101 Comments »