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NFL response to Jon Gruden’s lawsuit is due tomorrow

The battle will be joined on Wednesday.According to Daniel Kaplan of, the NFL is due to file a response to former Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit on Wednesday. Gruden accuses the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell of leaking his emails to former Washington executive Bruce Allen in an effort to force Gruden’s ouster.As previously [more]

Should other teams interview Rich Bisaccia?

When considering the promotion of a coordinator to a head-coaching job, NFL teams make a projection. Can the coach thrive in a much different job?One candidate who has yet to generate real interest has shown that he can do the job of head coach. Rich Bisaccia, thrust into the role of interim coach of the [more]

Raiders request interview with Bengals scout Trey Brown for G.M. spot

Before the Raiders hired Mike Mayock as their General Manager in 2019, they interviewed Trey Brown for the position.Mayock was fired on Monday and the Raiders are interested in speaking with Brown again. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that they have requested an interview with Brown, who currently works as a scout for the [more]

2022 NFL draft order: Eagles hold 15th, 16th, and 19th overall picks

The Wild Card round of the playoffs is in the books and that means we now know six more spots in the draft order for the 2022 NFL Draft.The Eagles lost to the Buccaneers on Sunday and that leaves them with the 19th overall pick for the spring. That will be the lowest of the [more]

Clumsy Mike Mayock firing doesn’t bode well for Rich Bisaccia or the Raiders

Pressed into a prominent role after the forced resignation of coach Jon Gruden, Raiders G.M. Mike Mayock stabilized the situation and provided much of the leadership that helped propel the team to a highly unlikely playoff berth.Mayock’s reward wasn’t simply to be fired, but to have his departure handled in a clunky, clumsy way by [more]

“Super” wild card round wasn’t

Last year, with the playoff field expanding to 14 teams and the first weekend growing to six games, the NFL coined a new term: Super wild card round.There’s wasn’t much super about this year’s six-pack of games.Of the half-dozen contests, four were blowouts, with margins of 16 points (Bucs over Eagles), 21 points (Chiefs over [more]

NFL playoff schedule 2022: Bracket, dates, times, TV channel, scores for AFC, NFC Wild Card round games

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason is underway. Eight teams remain in the Divisional round entering next weekend. Teams left in the NFL playoffs include: Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.READ [more]

Raiders announce Mike Mayock’s departure

The Raiders announced the firing of General Manager Mike Mayock.“We have relieved Mike Mayock of his duties as General Manager of the Las Vegas Raiders,” team said in a statement. “We thank Mike for his contributions over the last three years in helping to form the foundation for the franchise to build upon in its [more]

Raiders fire Mike Mayock

Mike Mayock is out as the General Manager of the Las Vegas Raiders.Mayock was informed today that he will not be retained, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.The move doesn’t come as a huge shock, given that Mayock was brought in specifically to work with Jon Gruden, the head coach who was fired during the [more]

Report: Raiders request interviews with Jerod Mayo, Dave Ziegler, Ed Dodds

The Raiders still employ interim coach Rich Bisaccia and full-time General Manager Mike Mayock (as far as we know). But they are looking at candidates for both jobs, according to multiple reports, and it certainly appears they will move on from Mayock.The Raiders have requested permission from the Patriots to interview inside linebackers coach Jerod [more]

Rich Bisaccia: I’ve had conversations with Mark Davis, but I’m very respectful of the process

Rich Bisaccia did a better job than most could have imagined when he became the Raiders’ interim head coach after Jon Gruden resigned in October.Las Vegas went 7-5 under Bisaccia to finish the season 10-7 and earn the franchise’s first playoff berth since 2016.While the Raiders didn’t defeat the Bengals on Saturday, Bisaccia did make [more]

Is this the year Eric Bieniemy finally gets hired?

The Kansas City offense, once it got out of neutral on Sunday night, did what it often does. It scored a lot of points in not much time.The performance underscores the fact that too much time has passed for offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy to get a chance to run a team of his own.Why hasn’t [more]

Yannick Ngakoue: We’re building something special here

The Raiders weren’t able to complete their comeback against the Bengals on Saturday. And now the team is in flux with a head coach vacancy and General Manager Mike Mayock’s future with the franchise uncertain.But on the field, the Raiders finished 10-7 and made it to the postseason for the first time since 2016 and [more]

Bears request to interview Reggie McKenzie for G.M.

Another candidate has emerged in the Bears’ search for their new General Manager.According to Albert Breer of, Chicago has put in a request with Miami to interview Reggie McKenzie for the position. McKenzie, who was the Raiders’ General Manager from from 2012-2018, is now a Dolphins’ senior personnel executive.When with the Raiders, McKenzie drafted [more]

Suddenly, Mark Davis has a problem

Whenever I hear the phrase “good problem to have,” my response is that the only good problem to have is no problem at all.Raiders owner Mark Davis has a problem.The players on his team want interim coach Rich Bisaccia to get the permanent job. Multiple players, including quarterback Derek Carr, have spoken out in favor [more]

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