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Why was the Jimmy Garoppolo contract waiver hidden for so long?

Although some tried in March to spitball an explanation for the delay in the signing of Jimmy Garoppolo‘s contract with the Raiders, the truth didn’t come out until Saturday, when PFT obtained and reported on the existence of “Addendum G,” a key waiver that potentially allows the Raiders to walk away from the deal without [more]

Offshore sports book has Tom Brady as the favorite to play QB for Raiders, if Jimmy Garoppolo doesn’t

Various offshore sports books will from time to time post creative and intriguing odds, mainly to attract attention and business away from the legal sports books that can be utilized in most states where sports wagering is legal.Usually, we ignore such odds. Sometimes, we make exceptions.One of the major offshore sports books has posted odds regarding [more]

Antonio Brown didn’t play for the Albany Empire, after all

Folks who bought tickets to Saturday night’s Albany Empire game expected to see owner/receiver Antonio Brown. They didn’t.Via WNYT-TV, Brown did not play. The official reason is that the paperwork on his physical didn’t come through in time.That seems a little convenient, and maybe even a little untrue. How hard is it to pass a [more]

Buying a portion of the Raiders will complicate Tom Brady’s path back to the field

Tom Brady has agreed to purchase a piece of the Raiders. The deal must now be approved by at least 24 of 32 owners.With Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo recovering once again from yet another surgery, some are wondering whether Brady could eventually play for the team he’s poised to partially own.An unnamed source has floated [more]

Will Ferrell on track to play John Madden in new film

“Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite football team?”That probably won’t be a line from the upcoming film about John Madden, but the actor who once said something very similar to that could soon be playing the role of the iconic head coach.Via, Will Ferrell will potentially play the title character in Madden, a Prime [more]

Davante Adams, Raiders, Chiefs sued by photographer he shoved after game in 2022

The photographer who Davante Adams shoved has filed a lawsuit against the Raiders receiver as well as the Raiders and the Chiefs, the Kansas City Star reports.Park Zebley filed the lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, saying he was diagnosed with concussion symptoms. He also claims he feared for his life, receiving [more]

Agent claims NFL teams have “genuine interest” in Antonio Brown

Receiver Antonio Brown last played an NFL football game in early 2022, when he was basically fired on the field.His agent now claims that NFL teams are interested in hiring him.“He is exploring the right fit,” agent J.R. Rickert told Rickert called the interest “genuine.”It’s confusing, for a couple of reasons. First, Brown made [more]

Jon Gruden worked with Derek Carr and the Saints’ offensive coaches this week

Jon Gruden hasn’t had a coaching job since he was fired by the Raiders in 2021 over offensive emails. But this week, he’s doing some work for the Saints.Gruden has been with the Saints this week to help them work on building the offense around quarterback Derek Carr, Jeff Duncan of the Times-Picayune reports.Carr was [more]

Daniel Jones: Darren Waller definitely gives something for defenses to worry about

The Giants added a significant weapon at tight end by trading for Darren Waller this offseason.While Waller has missed significant time in each of the last two seasons due to injury, the 30-year-old should still be plenty effective when healthy.This week, quarterback Daniel Jones talked about how impressed he’s been with Waller’s size and speed.“You [more]

Josh McDaniels: Davante Adams has earned right to voice his opinions

Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams revisited comments about not seeing eye-to-eye with others in the organization on Thursday by saying that he loves “everybody from the top to the bottom” in the organization and that anyone drawing other conclusions took his comments out of context.Adams also said that he’s been encouraged “to speak up and share [more]

Damon Arnette pleads not guilty to felony charges

Former NFL cornerback Damon Arnette entered a not guilty plea to felony charges in Nevada, the Associated Press reports. He was indicted for assault with a deadly weapon and firearm-related charges, and his attorney refutes the allegation that his client displayed a handgun during an argument with casino valets on the Las Vegas Strip.“He never [more]

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