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Josh Norman to Raiders receivers: Don’t run your mouth

Josh Norman has never been shy about expressing himself on or off the field, but he didn’t care for what he heard from Raiders wide receivers during Sunday night’s game. Norman said both receivers were telling Redskins defensive backs how big a game they would have in Washington before kickoff, but things did not turn [more]

Derek Carr wants all the blame for loss to Washington

Nothing went right for the Raiders last night. But quarterback Derek Carr got all the money, so he’s willing to take all the blame. Via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area, Carr was prepared to take all the criticism for his own and the team’s awful showing in last night’s 27-10 loss at Washington. [more]

Sunday Night wrap-up: Washington clicking on both sides of the ball

Washington coach Jay Gruden is doing business differently this year. But what he’s doing now is clearly working. After beating the Raiders 27-10, there’s reason to think this new way of calling plays could work. With Gruden back on the microphone after former coordinator Sean McVay left to become the Rams head coach, things have [more]

Josh Doctson scores first career touchdown, gives Washington 21-0 lead

Washington has been waiting for Josh Doctson to become a big-play threat since the day they drafted him. What he did in the third quarter suggests he might be worth the wait. The oft-injured wide receiver hauled in a 52-yard touchdown pass, which gave Washington a 21-0 lead in the third quarter. He had to [more]

Washington up 14-0 after another interception

If the Raiders are going to continue to turn it over, they’re going to pay for it. For the second time tonight, Washington answered an interception with an impressive touchdown drive, good for a 14-0 lead. After Derek Carr‘s second pick (this one by Kendall Fuller), Washington embarked on an 11-play drive, capped by Kirk [more]

Washington capitalizes on turnover for early lead on Raiders

Some folks in Washington got off to a good start today. Taking advantage of an early interception of Derek Carr, Washington’s out to a quick 7-0 lead on the Raiders. After safety Montae Nicholson picked off Carr on the second play of the game, his teammates moved downfield in a hurry. Kirk Cousins capped an [more]

Raiders wanted to stay in locker room for anthem

Three teams stayed in the locker room during the national anthem on Sunday. The Raiders would have been No. 4, but they ultimately chose not to. As explained by Michele Tafoya of NBC’s Sunday Night Football, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said that, due to the timing of prime-time games, they wouldn’t have been able [more]

NFL will televise unity spot during Sunday Night Football

A day of protests but also displays of togetherness will end with the league televising a “unity” spot during Sunday Night Football on NBC. The 60-second video, narrated by Forest Whitaker, begins as follows: “Inside these lines, we don’t have to come from the same place, to help each other reach the same destination. Inside these [more]

Jordan Reed, Rob Kelley won’t play on Sunday night

The Raiders defense won’t have to deal with a couple of key offensive players when they hit the field in Washington on Sunday night. Tight end Jordan Reed and running back Rob Kelley are both out for the Redskins. Reed was listed as questionable with rib and sternum injuries this week and did not get [more]

Mark Davis: I asked players not to protest in uniform, but won’t do that anymore

Raiders owner Mark Davis has joined many of his peers in making public comments about player protests this weekend. Davis spoke to Paul Gutierrez of and did not reference President Donald Trump’s comments over the last few days or any other specific incidents while explaining a change in his thoughts about players protesting while [more]

Report: Raiders offensive line plans to kneel as a group

The Raiders aren’t going to follow through on the President’s command to fire any player who kneels for the national anthem. Because if they did, they’d be without their entire offensive line. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Raiders starting line intends to sit or kneel as a group during today’s anthem [more]

First MLB player kneels during national anthem

As the football world waits to witness the impact of President Trump’s challenge to NFL players regarding the national anthem protests, a Major League Baseball player has engaged in a protest during the national anthem for the first time. Via Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell decided to kneel for [more]

Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three kicked off on Thursday with a Rams win and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Buster Skrine fined $24,309 for unnecessary roughness

The Raiders had four personal fouls during last Sunday’s win over the Jets, but none of those plays resulted in a fine. The one Jet flagged for one wasn’t so lucky. Cornerback Buster Skrine was penalized for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Raiders running back DeAndre Washington on a short pass in the third quarter that [more]

No plans to move Patriots-Raiders from Mexico City

After an earthquake on Tuesday that killed more than 200 people and toppled buildings in and around Mexico City, the NFL said it was looking into whether the game between the Patriots and Raiders scheduled for November 19 could still be played as planned at the city’s Estadio Azteca. On Friday, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart [more]

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