NAPA — Two throws provided some reason to develop hope and excitement for the Raiders offense on the first day of training camp.
Both were high and along the sideline from Derek Carr and Michael Crabtree leaped to high point the pass over a defender, hauling it in and hanging on as they tried to knock it free.
Following his disappointing final season with the 49ers last year, Crabtree had the look of a potential impact player for the Raiders as the team opened camp in Napa. Continue Reading
The Raiders announced just before they opened their first practice of training camp Friday that wide receiver Rod Streater and running back Trent Richardson were placed on the non-football injury list and defensive tackle Stacy McGee and wide receiver/return specialist Trindon Holliday were played on the active/physically unable to perform list. Continue Reading
Quick intro here. I’ll be helping out with Jerry on the Raiders this year and handling the first few days of camp solo, but he will be back soon. At that point, I’ll be floating around between the Raiders, 49ers and San Jose State, which had been my former full-time beat during the fall. By my rough count, I think I’m slated to see about 27 live football games this year. You can find me on Twitter at @Jimmy_Durkin.
NAPA — Energy was the word of the day for the Raiders as players checked themselves into training camp ahead of Friday’s opening practice. Continue Reading
Raiders press release . .
ALAMEDA – The Oakland Raiders will introduce new talent for the team’s three locally televised preseason broadcasts in 2015.
Linebacker Sio Moore will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list, the Raiders announced Monday.
It wasn’t a “now or never” moment, but Tim Brown figured if he didn’t make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2015, he would be old and gray by the time it finally happened.
The Raiders open training camp for rookies, quarterbacks and veterans rehabbing injuries on July 26, with the full squad scheduled to report on July 30 to Napa.
Ron Wolf’s inability to execute the wishes of Al Davis led to the selection of Tim Brown in the 1988 NFL draft.
BAKERSFIELD _ Derek Carr is sold on Amari Cooper.
Place kicker Sebastian Janikowski and former tight end Raymond Chester were full of pre-training camp optimism when asked about the Raiders while participating in celebrity golf tournaments in the Lake Tahoe area.