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Friday, October 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Oakland Raiders

‘Raider Rusher’ is the new Oakland Raiders mascot

The Oakland Raiders, known for having the most rugged and rowdy fans in the country, are showing a softer side. According to Darren Rovell, they are making this space-looking creature their new mascot. Yes, the Raiders will have a mascot and, no, it won’t include a mean ‘ol pirate with an eye patch. So where…Read More

Oakland Raiders keep four quarterbacks and two punters

Al Davis may no longer be around, but the Oakland Raiders are still keeping his spirit alive by making some maddening decisions. Saturday was the deadline for team’s to trim their rosters to 53 players, which means a number of players were cut. The New England Patriots made the tough decision to cut Tim Tebow,…Read More

Oakland Raiders to pay JaMarcus Russell $3 million

The Oakland Raiders rid themselves of the bust that was JaMarcus Russell back in 2009, but that doesn’t mean they have stopped paying their former starting quarterback. According to SFGate.com, Russell recently settled a lawsuit with the team that will pay him another $3 million. The Raiders filed a grievance against Russell when they released…Read More

Matt McGloin pushing Oakland Raiders quarterbacks on depth chart?

Matt McGloin signed with the Oakland Raiders last month as an undrafted free agent, and the former Penn State quarterback reportedly was impressive in organized team activities. Appearing on ESPN’s “NFL 32″ on Monday, Chris Mortensen said McGloin impressed during the OTAs. “He’s actually made a huge impression in the first two weeks of OTAs,…Read More

Oakland Raiders fire PR guy Zak Gilbert because of SI article

The apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree in the case of Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis. Davis, the son of the late Al Davis, decided to fire team PR director Zak Gilbert because he was upset with the way he and his father were portrayed in a recent SI article, according to the…Read More

Oakland Raiders did not have a full-time groundskeeper under Al Davis

The stories of how far behind the times the Oakland Raiders were in Al Davis’ later years are infamous. Last year, we passed along a story saying that new GM Reggie McKenzie asked the team to construct a modern-day “war room” for the NFL Draft because no such room existed at the team’s facilities. Now…Read More

Oakland Raiders are pretty happy to see the tuck rule go

NFL owners are expected to vote next week on a proposal from the league’s competition committee to eliminate the tuck rule, and no team seems happier about the impending change than the Oakland Raiders. The team’s official Twitter account sent the following tweet Thursday afternoon: Tuck Rule? It’s been 11 years, 1 month and 23…Read More

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