The Raiders showed their best pass rush of the preseason on Sunday night, thanks in large part to a monster outing from Khalil Mack and Denico Autry.
A beneficiary of that was the secondary and safety Nate Allen produced a pair of interceptions. Continue Reading
The news on Menelik Watson, which hit Twitter just before the end of the Raiders’ 30-23 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, provides a blow to a team that had stayed pretty healthy throughout most of training camp. Continue Reading
OAKLAND — The Raiders’ starting defense was in better-than-midseason form in Sunday night’s third preseason game. The offense was a different story and that led to a 30-23 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
The Raiders smothered the Cardinals and spent much of the night in the Arizona backfield harassing quarterback Carson Palmer. The defense consistently set up the offense, which wasn’t nearly as inspiring. Continue Reading
Right tackle Menelik Watson was injured in the first quarter and helped to the locker room with a left ankle injury. The Raiders announced he will not return. Continue Reading
No major surprises here, but tight end Clive Walford and defensive end Justin Tuck both are not suited up for the Raiders tonight against the Arizona Cardinals. Continue Reading
Today’s game advance that I filed and appeared in this morning’s paper.
OAKLAND — Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has some mixed feelings approaching his team’s third preseason game Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
On one hand, he’d like to treat it like the dress rehearsal it typically is and see his starters play into the third quarter. On the other, a team that’s gone through camp relatively healthy wants to be somewhat cautious in a meaningless game. Continue Reading
The Raiders announced Saturday they’ve waived second-year safety Jonathan Dowling. Continue Reading
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