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Report: More than half of NFL coaching staffs not at team facilities

The NFL allowed coaching staffs to return to the workplace Friday with the approval of state and local authorities. The 49ers coaches weren’t allowed to go back to the team facility because a Santa Clara County mandate remains in place, and the Raiders are in the process of moving to Henderson, Nevada. But more than [more]

Raiders open stadium doors to reveal 85-foot Al Davis torch

For now, Raiders owner Mark Davis is sweating the looming deadlines for the opening of his team’s new stadium. Eventually, the beads of perspiration on his forehead may be due to the heat from the giant torch that will serve as a permanent tribute to his late father, Al. The lanai doors to Allegiant Stadium [more]

Raiders commit to holding training camp in Nevada

The Raiders have committed to holding their training camp in Nevada after an NFL mandate was handed down earlier on Tuesday for all training camps across the league to be held at team facilities. “The Raiders are in receipt of the league’s memo dictating that all 2020 training camps must be held at each team’s [more]

Report: Teams will remain at their facilities for training camp

The NFL is planning for teams to hold training camps on the usual schedule this summer, but it appears there will be changes to operations. One appears to be that teams that usually head away for camp may be staying at home as the league continues to make adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pete [more]

Mark Davis sweating out completion of construction at Allegiant Stadium

The construction of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t have all that much margin for error in order to be ready for the start of the 2020 NFL season. Several workers on the project have come down with cases of the coronavirus and had to leave the job and self-quarantine. An additional 15 cases were [more]

Gabe Jackson’s salary now guaranteed for the 2020 season

After reports that Gabe Jackson was on the trade block this offseason, Raiders General Manager Mike Mayock said in April that Jackson will be the team’s starting right guard in 2020. It will be pricey if they decide to change their mind now. Jackson’s $9.35 million salary for the coming season is now guaranteed. Jackson [more]

Henry Ruggs on crutches but “pretty much OK” after wounding thigh

The Raiders didn’t say much about Henry Ruggs III’s injury in a statement, but Ruggs’ father shared some details. Henry Ruggs Jr. said his son is on crutches but “feels OK.” The Raiders receiver injured his thigh while moving some belongings into the back of a trailer. “He was trying to move a trailer or [more]

Raiders not commenting on Henry Ruggs rumor

Something may or may not have happened to Raiders first-round pick Henry Ruggs. They Raiders aren’t saying what, but at least they know about it. Via Vic Tafur of TheAthletic.com, the Raiders issued a statement without stating very much (they actually said something in their other statement). “The #Raiders are aware of a report regarding [more]

Clelin Ferrell bulking up for second year

Raiders defensive end Clelin Ferrell is hoping to make a bigger impact this season. That plan apparently begins with being bigger. According to Vic Tafur of TheAthletic.com, Ferrell has added 13 pounds during an offseason regimen in Miami, getting up to 275 pounds. “He’s lean and mean and running pretty good,” trainer Mark Hall. “We [more]

After seeing “disturbing” George Floyd video, Raiders owner looks for “solutions”

Raiders owner Mark Davis issued a statement yesterday which said he was surprised the violence hasn’t been worse, regarding the protests that have erupted after the death of George Floyd. And he wants to do more to try to help. “To watch a man be murdered by a uniformed police officer kneeling on the man’s [more]

Derek Carr on George Floyd’s death: The division and hate has to end

NFL players are speaking up about the senseless death of George Floyd, which has riled up Minneapolis and the nation, and another starting quarterback has added his voice to the growing chorus. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr joined Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz in becoming one of the highest-profile players to post a message on social media. [more]

Raiders packing up Alameda facility, moving trucks head to Las Vegas

The Raiders are on the move, literally. They’re already officially the Las Vegas Raiders, but the team that was for many years the Oakland Raiders is now moving out of its longtime facility in Alameda, California. Paul Gutierrez of ESPN reports that the Raiders are in the process of packing up their facility, and some [more]

Eli Apple agrees to terms with Panthers

Eli Apple has a home. Finally. The free agent cornerback agreed in principle on terms of a one-year deal with the Raiders in late March, but the sides never could finalize the contract. So he went back on the market. Two months later, Apple has agreed to terms with the Panthers, the team announced Thursday. [more]

Raiders bring back tight end Paul Butler

The Raiders brought back a tight end they have some background with. The team announced they have signed re-signed free agent tight end Paul Butler. Butler spent time with the Raiders the last two seasons. He was on the practice squad most of 2018, after hanging around as an undrafted rookie from California (Pennsylvania). He [more]

Nick Kwiatkoski “can’t wait” for chance to be full-time starter with Raiders

Linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski never spent a full season as a starter with the Bears, but it looks like he’ll be getting that chance with the Raiders. Kwiatkoski signed a three-year, $21 million deal with $13.75 million in guaranteed money this offseason and that’s usually not the kind of investment that a team makes for a [more]

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