May 21st wasn’t just another day at the Oakland Raiders’ Alameda facilities. As the players prepared for their second OTA practice, roughly a hundred Raider fans gathered around the entrance of the team’s headquarters with one person in mind. In the words of their own message that flew all over the internet via social media, they were there to “woo [...]
Articles By: Felipe Amaral
General manager Reggie McKenzie has already stated a few times that he wants to see competition bring the best out of the current Oakland Raiders squad, even at the punter position. After seeing Shane Lechler leave in this year’s free agency to the Houston Texans, all signs pointed towards to the job falling into Marquette King’s lap. But the former [...]
With the first Organized Team Activity (OTA) set to start on May 20th, the Oakland Raiders are still searching the market for players to improve its current roster. Earlier today, the Silver & Black signed wide receiver and return specialist Josh Cribbs. Also, the Raiders offered a contract to their former first round pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, defensive [...]
The NFL Draft process does not end with the nomination of “Mr. Irrelevant”. After selecting D.J. Hayden on Thursday, Menelik Watson and Sio Moore on Friday and seven other players during the third day of the draft, the Oakland Raiders turned their sights on what is called the “8th Round”. After searching through the vast pool of undrafted free agents, [...]
Heading into the 2013 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders had seven selections to work with. But thanks to three trade downs performed by general manager Reggie McKenzie and his crew, this year’s draft class brings ten new players to the Silver & Black. Seven of those were selected during the third day of the process, which held rounds four to [...]
After going with cornerback D.J. Hayden in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday, the Oakland Raiders went back to action on the second day of the player selection process with two picks to work with. Differently from what happened yesterday, the Silver & Black stayed put and did not negotiated any of the selections. Instead, they [...]
We continue our Raiders’ Draft Possibilities series with Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher, who are widely considered the top two prospects at the offensive tackle position. The Oakland Raiders seem to be pretty happy with what they got in LT Jared Veldheer, but that might not stop them from drafting another OT with their first round pick, the third overall
Continuing our Raiders’ Draft possibilities series, we take a look at the top two prospects at the defensive tackle position. The Oakland Raiders will certainly look very different over that spot of
CB D.J. Hayden and RB Miguel Maysonet have been directly linked with the Raiders at some point during the draft process, which could lead to their names being called by the Silver & Black at the end of this week.
We continue our Draft Possibilities series with two inside linebackers who caught the Oakland Raiders attention during the scouting and player evaluation process: Kevin Reddick and Kiko Alonso.