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Raiders Release Veteran Linebacker Tahir Whitehead

The Raiders on Monday released veteran linebacker LB Tahir Whitehead. Whitehead originally signed with the club as a free agent ahead of the 2018 season. In two years with the Silver and Black, Whitehead started in all 32 contests, compiling back-to-back 100-plus-tackle campaigns, leading the team in both seasons. Over his eight-year career with the […]

Raiders Dump WR Nelson; Ink Ateman from the Practice Squad

The Raiders released wide receiver J.J. Nelson Thursday and signed Marcell Ateman, who made a U-turn from the waiver wire back to the 53-man roster, Jerry McDonald of Bayareanewsgroup reports. Nelson, signed in the off-season to provide a downfield receiving threat, missed the last two games with an ankle injury and coach Jon Gruden appeared […]

Raiders Ink LB Dakota Allen from the Rams Practice Squad

The Raiders had a number of linebackers exit Sunday’s 34-14 loss to the Vikings due to injury, and on Monday coach Jon Gruden said the team may have to add reinforcements, Myles Simmons of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. That came to fruition Monday night, as the team signed Dakota Allen off the Los Angeles […]

Raiders Release P Marquette King and Waive TE Clive Walford

The Raiders have released P Marquette King and waived TE Clive Walford, the club announced Friday. King, originally signed by the club as an undrafted free agent in 2012, has spent his first six years with the Raiders. Over his six-year career, he has played in 80 games, recorded 426 punts for 19,941 yards (46.8 […]

Janikowski ends 18 year Raider run

ESPN’s Adam Schefter has reported that the Oakland Raiders are ending their 18 year relationship with kicker Sebastian Janikowski, advising him that the team will not be re-signing him.   Janikowski’s parting with the Silver and Black caps a storied 18-year run with the franchise that made him the 17th overall pick in 2000 — the […]

Raiders Release Cornerback David Amerson

Jon Gruden’s first roster move as head coach is releasing cornerback David Amerson, who started for the Raiders before a foot injury sidelined him for the season’s final nine games, Matt Schneidman of Bayareanewsgroup reports. The move was first reported by ESPN’s Field Yates and later confirmed by the team. Had Amerson still been on […]

BREAKING – Raiders FIRE HC Jack Del Rio following loss to Chargers

****BREAKING NEWS**** Reported just moments ago, The Oakland Raiders have fired Head Coach Jack Del Rio following their final game of the season loss to the LA Chargers.. So, does this open the door for the return of Jon Gruden to the Silver & Black ?? Stay tuned – more details coming !!

Raiders to Release Running Back Taiwan Jones

The Raiders have released running back Taiwan Jones, a player who has had only 44 carries in his six years with the club. Jones was mostly known for beinga special teams player, but last season didn’t even get that much playing time on special teams. Overall he returned 26 kicks for the Raiders in 2013 […]