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Raiders place Daniel Carlson on COVID-19 list, re-sign Dominik Eberle

The Raiders have made a couple of moves at kicker over the last two days. Las Vegas placed Daniel Carlson on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday. On Sunday, the club re-signed Dominik Eberle to replace Carlson on the active roster. Carlson has been with the Raiders since 2018. Last season, he hit 33 of his [more]

Johnathan Abram: I’m looking to do whatever the Raiders ask of me

Safety Johnathan Abram was part of a vaunted Raiders 2019 draft class that featured three first-round picks. Through two seasons, only one has consistently performed at a level expected from his draft status. Running back Josh Jacobs has reached 1,300 yards from scrimmage in each of his first two seasons and has scored 19 total [more]

Theo Riddick retires from NFL

The Raiders placed running back Theo Riddick on the COVID-19 reserve list earlier in the week. On Friday, the team placed him on the reserve/retired list. The Raiders, though, did get running back Kenyan Drake and defensive lineman Darius Stills back to practice, activating them from the non-football injury list. Riddick signed a one-year deal [more]

Madden 22 quarterback ratings include some curious choices in the top 10

To no surprise, the new Madden game has Patrick Mahomes rated as the best quarterback, with a 99. The surprises come after that. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who turns 44 in four days, comes in at No. 2 with a 97. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the 2020 NFL MVP, has a 96. He’s third. Fourth [more]

Raiders sign Darius Jackson, B.J. Emmons

Three Raiders running backs are out of practice at the moment, so the team moved to add a couple of backs to the roster on Thursday. Darius Jackson and B.J. Emmons have been signed to the 90-man roster in Las Vegas. With Jalen Richard and Theo Riddick on the COVID-19 reserve list, the Raiders had [more]

Derek Carr “super confident” Andre James will do a great job at center

When the Raiders elected to overhaul three-fifths of their starting offensive line this offseason, one of the reasons they felt comfortable doing so was the presence of center Andre James. James entered the league out of UCLA as a tackle in 2019, but converted to center when he reached the Raiders. He served as Rodney [more]

Raiders place Jalen Richard, Theo Riddick on COVID-19 list, Kenyan Drake on NFI

The Raiders made three moves Wednesday and all three were running backs, leaving them thin at the position. The Raiders announced they placed Kenyan Drake on the non-football injury list. Jalen Richard and Theo Riddick went on the COVID-19 reserve list. Richard and Riddick were among 24 NFL players placed on the COVID-19 reserve list [more]

Henry Ruggs put on 13 pounds over the offseason

After a disappointing rookie season, receiver Henry Ruggs has put in a lot of work over the offseason to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself in 2021. One way he’s done so is by packing on some more weight to his frame. Ruggs told reporters in his Wednesday press conference that he gained about 13 [more]

Christian McCaffrey leads the way in Madden 22 running backs

No running back starts Madden 22 with a 99 rating. Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey comes the closest. Despite not playing much in 2020, McCaffrey has a 97 rating, best of any NFL running back in the game. Next comes Titans running back Derrick Henry, whose 2,000-yard season got him only a 96. Browns running [more]

Jon Gruden: Derek Carr is a really good quarterback who’s starting to play great

After significant instability at offensive coordinator and play-caller through his first few seasons, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is entering his fourth season with head coach Jon Gruden running the show. Carr’s numbers have gotten better each season since 2018, with the QB passing for a career-high 4,103 yards last season with 27 touchdowns and just nine [more]

Derek Carr, with two years left on his current contract, isn’t worried about his next one

For a fairly brief moment in 2017, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr held the title of highest-paid player in the NFL. Carr now has two years left on his $25 million per year deal — and he’s a full $20 million per year behind the top of the market. In a recent interview with Vic Tafur [more]

Jon Gruden is excited by potential of Raiders secondary

The Las Vegas Raiders are coming off a 2020 season where they ranked 26th in the NFL in total pass defense and were tied for 23rd in the league with just 10 interceptions. But Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is bullish about what his secondary could be able to accomplish this fall. “I’m fired up [more]

Jon Gruden: Every Raiders coach and all but four or five players are vaccinated

The Raiders are one of the top teams in the league in one category: Player vaccinations. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said today that every coach on his staff is vaccinated, and so is “almost every” player. Gruden said he thinks four or five players on the team remain unvaccinated. He did not name those [more]

Jon Gruden: You should probably count on Clelin Ferrell being a big part of this

In his first two seasons, Raiders defensive end Clelin Ferrell hasn’t played up to his draft status as a No. 4 overall pick. It’s not the only measurement of success, but Ferrell has just 6.5 sacks in 26 games. He registered only 2.0 last season while also putting up three tackles for loss and 10 [more]

Cardinals sign Marcus Henry, Daryl Worley

The Cardinals signed offensive lineman Marcus Henry and cornerback Daryl Worley to one-year contracts Monday, the team announced. Henry played one game last season with Dallas after spending the season on the Cowboys’ practice squad. He originally entered the league with New Orleans as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2016 out of Boise State. [more]

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