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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Oakland Against the NFL and Raiders

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland against the Raiders and the NFL over the team’s move to Las Vegas, ESPN reports. In the lawsuit, first filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in December 2018, Oakland was seeking damages that resulted […]

Raiders Grab Speedy WR Henry Ruggs III with 12th Pick in the 2020 NFL Draft

The Raiders needed to get faster at the receiver spot, and on Thursday they did that with wide out Henry Ruggs III with the 12th pick in the draft. Paul Gutierrez of ESPN talks about why the Raiders went this route in the first round with the 12th pick: Speed. Pure, unadulterated speed. Because with […]

Raiders GM Mayock Says Team Needs More at the Wide Receiver Spot

The Raiders have two first-round picks at their disposal at the 2020 draft and have plenty of areas they could look to shore up when they are officially on the clock in a little over a week, Tyler Sullivan of CBS Sports reports. Quarterback has been a position up for discussion throughout this offseason as […]

Jon Gruden Peppered with Questions About Tom Brady, Says Team Trying to Improve at Every Position

The Raiders are one of the top potential destinations for impending free agent quarterback Tom Brady. Coach Jon Gruden was asked about the team’s interest in Brady on Tuesday, John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. “You’re killing me, man” while making a Chucky face. He went on, “We love our quarterback. Our quarterback’s […]

Former Raiders Second-Round Pick Lamarr Houston Announces Retirement

After two years out of football, Lamarr Houston is officially walking away from the game, Jeremy Bergman of NFL.com reports. The former second-round pick announced Wednesday that he is retiring after eight active seasons in the NFL. Houston, drafted by the Raiders in 2010, signed a one-day contract with the team Wednesday and will be […]

Raiders Ink CB Nevin Lawson to a One-Year Extension

Cornerback Nevin Lawson has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Raiders, Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Lawson played in 11 games, including five starts, for the Raiders last season after signing a one-year free agent deal last offseason. The 28-year-old Utah State alum had 23 tackles and five passes defensed […]

Introducing the Brand New Las Vegas Raiders

It’s an historic day, as today the Raiders officially become one with the city of Las Vegas. Introducing the ‘Las Vegas Raiders.’ Introducing your Las Vegas Raiders. #RaiderNation pic.twitter.com/nctLjrdfbi — Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) January 22, 2020

Raiders Rookie RB Josh Jacobs Unlikely to Go Sunday Against Denver

Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs is not expected to play in Sunday’s regular season finale against the Broncos according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Jabobs was already trying to play through a fractured shoulder that cost him Weeik 14 and Week 16 when he underwent a surgical procedure Christmas Day for what has been […]