As it turns out, middle linebacker Rolando McClain had a good reason for missing practice today: He suffered a concussion against the Miami Dolphins. Continue Reading
Career free safety Michael Huff is taking reps at cornerback in practice today in another sign of the Raiders’ dearth of healthy, experienced cornerbacks. Continue Reading
The Raiders filled the void on their 53-man roster by signing cornerback Brandian Ross from the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Continue Reading
The Raiders signed Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to their practice squad, according to his agent via Twitter. Continue Reading
There are a lot of people with better insight than I about Steve Sabol, who passed away at age 69.
Update: The complete list of players who worked out today is as follows: T Patrick Brown, Central Florida, DB Darius Butler, UConn, DE Andre Carter, Cal, DB Cletis Gordon, Jackson State, DB Antwaun Molden, Eastern Kentucky, DB Kevin Thomas, USC.
While the players on Oakland’s roster are resting, head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie are kicking the tires on a handful of players to see if they can add more talent to their 53-man roster in light of several injuries to key players. Continue Reading
Steve Sabol, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 69, will always have a place in Oakland Raiders’ lore, thanks to his enduring “The Autumn Wind” poem.
The aftermath of a 35-13 road loss to the Miami Dolphins included news of the possible loss of two more starters and a team film session that served as a lesson in accountability.
In the interest of full disclosure, I didn’t make the trip to Miami today, instead spending Saturday and Sunday getting my daughter moved in to her dorm for her freshman year in college.