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Raiders host Danny Shelton for a workout

The Raiders may be adding some defensive line depth with a former first-round pick.Las Vegas worked out free-agent defensive tackle Danny Shelton on Monday, according to multiple reports.Shelton entered the league with the Browns back in 2015. But Cleveland traded him to New England in 2018. That gives him familiarity with General Manager Dave Ziegler and [more]

Chiefs sign Matt Dickerson, cut Shilique Calhoun

The Chiefs waived defensive end Shilique Calhoun from the 90-player roster. They needed the spot for the signing of defensive end Matt Dickerson.The Cardinals cut Dickerson on July 29.Dickerson, an undrafted free agent out of UCLA in 2018, also has spent time with the Titans and Raiders.He has appeared in 18 games, all with the [more]

The Raiders seem to be showcasing Josh Jacobs for a potential trade

Running back Josh Jacobs is listed as a starter on the team’s preseason depth chart. It’s fair to wonder how much longer he’ll be on the team.Jacobs, the only skill-position player to start for the Raiders in Canton on Thursday night, had five carries for 30 yards. He added two catches for 14.Coach Josh McDaniels [more]

Cliff Branch earns his place in Canton on a bittersweet day for his family

Cliff Branch waited a long time to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He became eligible in 1991. The former Raiders receiver, though, died in 2019, three years before his induction into Canton.His sister, Elaine Anderson, delivered Branch’s acceptance speech Saturday on behalf of all of Branch’s siblings.“Today is bittersweet, because we miss our [more]

Richard Seymour becomes 10th Patriot to earn enshrinement into Hall of Fame

Richard Seymour remembered his eight seasons in Foxboro fondly during his Hall of Fame induction Saturday when he became the 10th Patriot enshrined in Canton.“Coming out of college, the experts said, ‘Hey, Richard, you’ll be a top-10 pick,’ and I knew exactly where I wanted to play — some place warm,” he said to laughter [more]

Ratings drop for 2022 Hall of Fame game (but they’re still pretty good)

Football ratings are like pizza. When they’re good, they’re great. When they’re bad, they’re still pretty good.Via SportsMediaWatch.com, Thursday night’s game between the Jaguars and Raiders generated an average rating of 3.1, along with 5.48 million viewers on NBC. The audience grew to 5.7 million, when including those who watched via Peacock.It was the second [more]

Josh McDaniels on Josh Jacobs: Good for backs to play in preseason

Rookie running back Zamir White impressed the Raiders in Thursday night’s Hall of Fame Game, but his strong outing wasn’t the only notable development in the offensive backfield.Josh Jacobs started and played the first couple of series despite a weather delay and the absence of other first-stringers like Derek Carr, Davante Adams, and Darren Waller. [more]

Amari Cooper injures ankle

Browns receiver Amari Cooper injured his ankle during a scramble drill late in practice, Dan Labbe of cleveland.com reports. As Deshaun Watson rolled out of the pocket, Cooper changed directions and then went down. He stayed on the ground and was treated by the training staff.Cooper walked around behind the team afterward with no noticeable [more]

Report: Raiders not concerned over Chandler Jones missing four straight practices

The biggest move the Raiders made on the defensive side of the ball this offseason was signing edge rusher Chandler Jones, but they haven’t gotten a lot of opportunities to see him on the field this summer.Jones missed his fourth straight practice on Monday for undisclosed reasons. While the reason is unclear, it does not [more]

Micah Kiser leaves Raiders practice early with apparent leg injury

Raiders linebacker Micah Kiser‘s status will be something to watch in the coming days.Tashan Reed of TheAthletic.com reports that Kiser was carted off the field early in Sunday’s practice. There’s no official word on the injury at this point, but Kiser appeared to be dealing with a leg injury.Kiser signed with the Raiders as a [more]

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