Sporting News "Jon Gruden's name stays in contention for every NFL head-coach opening, and each time, he remains at ESPN instead. If he can turn up his nose at all those over the last five years, he sure can do the same for the latest opening — the Oakland Raiders. Yup, those Raiders — the team that ran him..." October 01
SB Nation "The Oakland Raiders held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to introduce interim head coach Tony Sparano, and after the typical "we'll get better" talk from the new coach, much of the discussion shifted to the fate of GM Reggie McKenzie. Raiders owner Mark Davis spoke at length following the..." October 01
Re: Jon Gruden/Raiders buzz, 2 things I've heard ... 1) Franchise QB a pre-req if he coaches again. 2) He really likes Derek Carr.
Pro Football Talk "Tony Sparano is set to become the Raiders’ interim head coach after the firing of Dennis Allen. After several conflicting reports emerged over the last 12 hours about who the Raiders would go with as Allen’s replacement, Jim Trotter of ESPN reported on Tuesday that it’s Sparano, who had the..." September 30
Yahoo! Sports "Fox's Jay Glazer is reporting that the Oakland Raiders have informed Dennis Allen that he has been fired. Allen's Raiders dropped to 0-4 — their 10th loss in a row dating back to last season — after Sunday's 38-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins in London. It has been widely speculated that..." September 30
Covers.com "Head coach Dennis Allen said X-rays on quarterback Derek Carr's ankle were negative. He was announced as having a knee/ankle injury, but Carr said afterward he essentially had injuries to both legs. He was hurt on an 8-yard scramble. On the next play, Carr threw an incomplete pass to Brice..." September 29
Miami Herald "What we learned on our trip across the pond: the food and weather are both better than advertised. And Ryan Tannehill won’t give up his starting job without one hellacious fight. Tannehill, the Dolphins’ embattled quarterback, gave his best Sunday when he needed it the most. On the heels..." September 29
SB Nation "Terry Collins of the Associated Press tweeted Sunday night that the Oakland Raiders had fired head coach Dennis Allen. His tweet was out there long enough to catch like wildfire, but it was later deleted, leaving his report on Allen's status in doubt. Rumors of Allen's demise circulated Sunday..." September 29
Pro Football Talk "OK, so it’s getting worse for the Raiders. With a 38-14 thrashing by the Dolphins setting the stage for the long flight home from London, they have even more issues. According to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has a high ankle sprain and MCL sprain, which will..." September 28
CSN Bay Area "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr calls his wife each morning to say good night. That’s how backwards time difference can be between the East Bay and England, something the Raiders have adjusted to well during the past week. Jet lag can be a nuisance, and it can linger if sleep isn’t handled..." September 28
CBSSports.com "Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has considered firing his coach and general manager several times in recent years, has continued to discuss their status with confidants inside and out of the organization following the team's poor start, according to league sources, with second-year offensive..." September 28
#Raiders LB Miles Burris (foot) returns 2 practice, slight limp. Nick Roach (head) looked like doing more, returned 2 going through motions
CSN Bay Area "Raiders backup quarterback Matt Schaub left the team just before Sunday's loss to New England to tend to a family emergency. He has not returned and will not be in London for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, head coach Dennis Allen announced on Wednesday. A team official confirmed that he..." September 25
Possible good injury news for #Raiders: WR Rod Streater’s agent said he needs minor surgery and hopes to return in 4-5 weeks.
And in Week 3, we get appearances from Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Derek Carr. Top 4 QBs drafted.
CBSSports.com "The Oakland Raiders are an 0-2 team heading to play the Patriots in New England, meaning they're a good bet to be an 0-3 team by Monday morning. And the result could be bad for Oakland coach Dennis Allen. Allen's job was described by "tenuous at best" by Adam Schefter of ESPN, who also reported..." September 21
CBSSports.com "With the sale of the Buffalo Bills to the Pegula family set to be voted through in a matter of weeks for $1.4 billion, there is considerable attention being paid by NFL officials to the plight of the Raiders. They still face a highly uncertain stadium situation with their lease in Oakland..." September 21
San Francisco Chronicle "A Raiders defense that has given up 400 yards rushing in the first two games — one of only two NFL teams to do that the past five years — looks like it will be without two of its three starting linebackers in New England on Sunday. Outside linebacker Sio Moore was ruled out Friday with an ankle..." September 20
#Raiders QB Matt Schaub will be out (not injury related) as backup for tomorrow's game.
ESPN.com "The struggling Oakland Raiders’ defense might be taking a big hit at the linebacker position. Outside linebacker Sio Moore was ruled out of Sunday’s game at New England on Sunday and middle linebacker Nick Roach hasn’t been cleared from a concussion he suffered four weeks ago. While the..." September 20
Sio Moore officially ruled out of Sunday's game. Didn't. Practice all week.
Pro Football Talk "Raiders coach Dennis Allen isn’t in the mood to discuss his job security. Amid talk that the Raiders may already be making plans to fire Allen and replace him with assistant Tony Sparano, Allen was asked today whether that kind of speculation can weigh on him. But Allen wouldn’t have any of it." September 18
Oakland Tribune "Mark Davis called me back on Wednesday with all of his thoughts lined up persuasively, all of his arguments sharp and sensible. None of them was about the shaky status of his coach, Dennis Allen, however, because the Raiders owner didn't want to comment on that situation right now. When I..." September 18
San Francisco Chronicle "Dennis Allen walked into his weekly news conference Monday afternoon, which was almost news in itself after two straight losses to open the season, eight straight dating to last season and an 8-26 record in his three years as the Raiders’ head coach. Allen painted a picture of urgency mixed..." September 17
ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16
ESPN.com "The bottom line is if Derek Carr becomes a great player, the Oakland Raiders' problems will be solved. Nothing changes the fortune of a franchise like a great quarterback. Carr, a second-round pick from Fresno State, hasn't been spectacular for the Raiders in their 0-2 start. But he hasn't been..." September 16
Fox Sports "Charles Woodson is what some might call a "straight shooter." Woodson's Oakland Raiders looked absolutely dismal for the second consecutive week, being shut out for three quarters en route to a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans. After the game, the veteran cornerback was asked what he thought..." September 16
While MJD wouldn't tell us what the injury (hand) was, said he hurt it early in the Jets game. Didnt sound optimistic about this wk
San Francisco Chronicle "It’s early, just Week 2, but the Raiders are feeling some urgency and need to get back on the right foot Sunday in their home opener against the Texans. And it looks like they will be counting on the right and left feet of Darren McFadden and Latavius Murray. Maurice Jones-Drew said Thursday..." September 12
CSN Bay Area "Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew won’t rule himself out of Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. Publicly, the coaching staff has maintained a similar stance. Though nothing formal has been announced, multiple sources have indicated that he won't be available for the home..." September 11
CSN Bay Area "The Raiders’ two-headed monster at running back didn’t make it through Game 1 before suffering its first set-back. Maurice Jones-Drew injured his hand in Sunday’s 19-14 loss to the Jets and underwent a procedure to repair the injury, a source told Comcast SportsNet’s Fallon Smith. The..." September 10
ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09
New York Post "After all the hand-wringing about the Jets’ secondary, Gang Green’s defense utterly dominated the Raiders in Sunday’s season-opener and the offense did just enough for a 19-14 win at MetLife Stadium. The Jets smothered the Raiders, holding them to 158 yards of offense. They didn’t reach..." September 07
ESPN.com "The Oakland Raiders will be without one of their key defenders Sunday against the New York Jets as middle linebacker Nick Roach is inactive because he has not been cleared from an Aug. 22 concussion. Roach played every defensive snap for Oakland last year. He will be replaced by Miles Burris..." September 07
CSN Bay Area "James Jones is easily identifiable in these parts. He’s a local kid done great, a point of pride for San Jose and a role model for kids across the Bay Area. He was a Gunderson High standout, a San Jose State legend and an NFL draft pick. He rose to national prominence with the Green Bay Packers..." September 07
Contra Costa Times "Austin Howard has a good idea of what the Raiders are up against. As the right tackle for the New York Jets, Howard worked against the same defense in practice that he will face Sunday at MetLife Stadium -- this time as the right guard for the Raiders. "This will be a good evaluator for..." September 06
#Raiders MLB Nick Roach listed as questionable, Chekwa officially ruled out.
San Francisco Chronicle "The Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit that accused them of cheating their cheerleading squad, the Raiderettes, out of minimum wages and expenses. Lawyers for the Raiderettes and the football team announced the proposed settlement Thursday and said they would..." September 05
Pro Football Talk "Despite reports that the Raiders are closing in on a deal for a new stadium to keep the team in Oakland, officials in San Antonio say they still hope to bring the Raiders to town. San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley told the San Antonio Express-News that “we’re still in conversations” with..." September 04
San Francisco Chronicle "A new Raiders stadium offer worked out by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan's development people calls for giving free land to the team and for city and Alameda County taxpayers to pay off $120 million they still owe for the 1990s overhaul of the Coliseum - which would be demolished. For months, Quan has..." September 03
Fox Sports "James Jones has seen and been on the receivng end of great quarterback play over the years. Having spent seven seasons in Green Bay, he caught passes from Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. But it's a new day for the veteran receiver as he signed with the Raiders this offseason, a team that will..." September 03
San Francisco Chronicle "The offensive linemen are always the first to know. The Raiders' big grunts said they could smell something was cooking Thursday night when the first-team linemen were in the starting lineup - even though it was the fourth preseason game. It was Derek Carr's audition, and Monday afternoon head..." September 02
#Raiders signed CB Ras-I Dowling to their practice squad.
Breaking: Raiders players have been informed that the team is making the switch at QB and starting Derek Carr over Matt Schaub
Pro Football Talk "As per custom, the Raiders were the last team to announce their cuts, rolling in three hours after the league’s deadline to submit them. There wasn’t what you’d call a surprise among the group, though they did cut veteran wideout Greg Little." August 31
Raiders release WR Greg Little, per league source. #backtocleveland
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ESPN.com "On Tuesday, Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen was clear: Matt Schaub would be healthy and ready to start Week 1 at the New York Jets. On Thursday night, though, Allen was less certain when asked who his starting quarterback will be. The play of rookie Derek Carr might have changed things...." August 29