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Raiders announce Scott Turner as their pass game coordinator

Word on Friday was that former Commanders offensive coordinator Scott Turner would be joining the Raiders staff and the team made it official a little later in the day.Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels announced that Turner, who was fired by Washington after the end of the regular season, will be the team’s pass game coordinator.“The [more]

Scott Turner is expected to join Raiders staff

The Raiders are adding a veteran offensive assistant.According to multiple reports, Scott Turner is headed to Las Vegas in a pass-game role.Turner was Washington’s offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. He was fired after the conclusion of the regular season last month.Turner was the Panthers’ quarterbacks coach under Ron Rivera from 2018-2019. He’s also [more]

Derek Carr has no intention of extending trigger date on his contract

Raiders General Manager Dave Ziegler expects “teams” to have interest in Derek Carr. The quarterback surely will have a market, but it might come in free agency rather than via a trade.Carr talked to Stephen Holder of ESPN while competing in the Pro Bowl games and confirmed the Raiders have not granted his agent permission [more]

Maxx Crosby calls Joey Bosa a “crybaby” for complaining about getting held

Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa has had an interesting week. On Sunday, he attended the 49ers-Eagles game to support his brother, Nick. And a video went viral of a Philly fan giving Bosa the business.Now, Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby has chimed in regarding Bosa’s in-game and post-game reaction to being held during the wild-card [more]

Dave Ziegler: There’s going to be teams interested in Derek Carr

Derek Carr will represent the Raiders in the Pro Bowl games, his final time wearing the team’s gear. The questions are how and when Carr’s next team is decided.As much as the Raiders surely want to trade Carr, rather than cut him, it’s complicated.His contract includes $40.4 million in injury guaranteed salary that becomes fully [more]

Will Raiders cut Derek Carr if they can’t find a trade partner (or if Carr won’t waive his no-trade clause)?

What are the Raiders doing with Derek Carr? It’s a fair question, since they’re currently sending mixed signals regarding their intentions.When they benched Carr with two regular-season games left, they sent a clear message that they want to shed Carr’s contract before $40.4 million in injury-guaranteed salary becomes fully guaranteed on February 15.But then came [more]

Will Tom Brady re-sign with the Buccaneers for cap purposes?

Tom Brady is gone from Tampa Bay. He leaves behind a championship legacy — along with a $35.1 million cap charge for 2023.That’s not money the Bucs owe Brady. It’s cash the Buccaneers previously have paid, using the available devices to kick the can into future years.As to Brady’s deal, the chickens are now coming [more]

Report: Tom Brady decision came down to retiring or playing for Bucs

Tom Brady announced that he’s retiring on Wednesday morning and, unlike last year’s announcement, he says that his time his decision to end his days as a player is “for good.”Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports that the Buccaneers found out Brady’s plans shortly before the rest of us. Brady reportedly informed the team of his [more]

Tom Brady “retired” one year ago today

Happy Birthday, Tom Brady‘s fake retirement.Yes, Brady announced his retirement on February 1, 2022. I don’t call it a fake retirement because it ended 40 days later, with Brady returning to the Buccaneers. It call it a fake retirement because it was merely an attempted retirement from the Buccaneers.Brady’s then-secret plan was to join forces [more]

A Derek Carr Pro Bowl (games) injury would put the Raiders in a tough spot

The Raiders benched quarterback Derek Carr with two games to play in order to prevent him from getting an injury that would prevent them from cutting him before $40.4 million in injury-guaranteed compensation becomes fully guaranteed on February 15 and/or that would allow them to trade him. His belated qualification for the Pro Bowl (games) [more]

Derek Carr makes it a clean sweep of Pro Bowl replacement QBs in AFC

Derek Carr did not end the 2022 season as a starting quarterback, but he’s still a Pro Bowler.Carr announced on Tuesday that he will be taking part in this year’s Pro Bowl festivities. He’s the third replacement quarterback on the AFC side as Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley have already been [more]

Raiders could be planning to squat on Derek Carr, for now

The Raiders have 16 days to figure out a potential trade for quarterback Derek Carr before $40.4 million in future compensation becomes fully guaranteed. So why haven’t they given Carr permission to try to find a suitor?Here’s the problem. The Raiders likely fear that those discussions would result in a wink-nod understanding that Carr will [more]

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