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Raiders place long snapper Trent Sieg on COVID-19 reserve list

The Raiders placed long snapper Trent Sieg on the COVID-19 reserve list Monday. Sieg tested positive for the virus, Vic Tafur of reports. Sieg, who originally signed with the Raiders in September 2018, has played 58 consecutive games, a streak that now is in jeopardy. The Raiders activated practice squad player Jordan Brown from [more]

Darren Waller week-to-week with knee injury

Raiders tight end Darren Waller avoided a major injury when he hurt his knee during the Thanksgiving victory over the Cowboys. But he still could miss some time. Interim head coach Rich Bisaccia said in his Monday press conference that Waller is week-to-week with his knee injury. Bisaccia added that Waller has improved and the [more]

NFL suspends Cowboys’ Trysten Hill two games for hitting Raiders’ John Simpson after game

Cowboys defensive tackle Trysten Hill has been suspended two games for hitting Raiders guard John Simpson on the field after their Thanksgiving game. NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan issued the suspension, and the NFL released the statement Runyan sent to Hill. “After the Las Vegas Raiders-Dallas Cowboys game on November 25, you [more]

Week 13 AFC playoff picture: Ravens move to No. 1 after Sunday night win

The Ravens survived four Lamar Jackson interceptions in a 16-10 win over the Browns on Sunday night and the win has moved them up to the top spot in the AFC playoff picture heading into Week 13. Baltimore got the boost thanks to their win and the Patriots’ victory over the Titans, who have lost [more]

Mark Davis hasn’t started his search for a new Raiders coach

Raiders owner Mark Davis got a head start when it comes to hiring his next coach. Davis has not yet begun to use it. Davis hasn’t launched a searching search to fill a job that opened on October 11, reports Jason La Canfora of Davis, per the report, actually has rebuffed inquiries from “many [more]

Jerry Jones wants to see “discretion” in how NFL games are officiated

Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones was not a fan of the “throw up ball” he saw in his team’s penalty-fest of a Thanksgiving loss to the Raiders. And Jones indicated that the real issue is not the NFL’s rules, but over-officious officials. Jones said he can’t fault the Raiders for the way their [more]

Raiders-Cowboys draws stunning 38.5 million viewers

The Thanksgiving game between the Raiders and the Cowboys delivered an enormous television audience. CBS announced today that the game drew an estimated 38.531 million viewers. That makes it the most-watched regular-season game since 1990. Nothing on American television, other than NFL postseason games, draws anything close to that number. This year’s most-watched World Series [more]

Report: Darren Waller avoided major injury

Raiders tight end Darren Waller appears to have dodged a bullet when it comes to the knee injury he suffered in Thursday’s win over the Cowboys. Waller went for an MRI and other tests on Friday to determine the extent of the injury. NFL Media reports that those tests showed a strained IT band and [more]

Mike McCarthy has talked to league office about officiating already, plans to address further

The Cowboys and Raiders played a penalty-fest on Thanksgiving, and Dallas coach Mike McCarthy isn’t happy about it. McCarthy said today that he has been in contact with the NFL officiating office and plans further discussions about Thursday’s tightly officiated ball game. “This game was totally off the trend line, as you can see as [more]

Titans sign DeShone Kizer to their practice squad

With backup Logan Woodside presumably out this week on the COVID-19 list, the Titans have made a move to solidify their quarterbacks heading into Sunday’s game against New England. Tennessee announced that the team has signed DeShone Kizer to its practice squad on Friday. Kizer has previously spent plenty of time with the Titans. He [more]

Report: Trysten Hill won’t be suspended for punching John Simpson

Penalty flags flooded the field at AT&T Stadium during Thursday’s Raiders win over the Cowboys and the rule violations didn’t end at the final whistle. While Raiders players were celebrating the win by digging into some turkey, cameras roamed the field filming interactions between players from both teams. One of those interactions turned violent when [more]

Darren Waller getting MRI on injured knee

Raiders tight end Darren Waller left Thursday’s win over the Cowboys in the second quarter with a knee injury and there should be more of an idea about how long he’ll be out on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Waller is going for an MRI and other tests on his knee Friday. [more]

Micah Parsons on roughing call: “We should be playing football, not tag”

One of the Raiders’ scoring drives on Thursday gained 15 yards of fuel, thanks to a roughing the passer call on Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons. Parsons made it clear after the game that he wasn’t happy with the penalty. “We should be playing football, not tag,” Parsons said, via Jori Epstein of USA Today. “I’m not [more]

Jerry Jones: The sky is not falling

The Cowboys lost for the third time in four games against the Raiders on Thursday, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on Friday morning that he was taking Thanksgiving to heart and “looking at the best parts of where” the NFC East leaders sit. Jones admitted the 36-33 loss was disappointing during an appearance on [more]

Rich Bisaccia sees DeSean Jackson “getting more and more comfortable” in offense

The Raiders signed wide receiver DeSean Jackson with the hope that he’d make their deep passing game a bigger threat and that move paid off in a big way on Thursday. Derek Carr hit Jackson for a 56-yard touchdown to open the scoring in the first quarter and would add 46 more yards on two [more]

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