Former Raiders Kicker Sebastian Janikowski to Retire

On Sunday, Sebastian Janikowski said he would retire from the NFL at 41. The former kicker with the Oakland Raiders played 19 seasons in the NFL. Jankowski said that Super Bowl XXXVII, which the Raiders lost to Tampa Bay 48-21, still hurts when he thinks about it. The kicker said he believes his body cannot take the rigors of kicking any longer in the NFL. Affectionately nicked Seabass, Janikowski earned more during his NFL career than any other kicker as his total income was … [Read entire story]

Raiders among teams worth watching in NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is in three weeks, and it’s been headlined by a few topics. For starters, Kyler Murray. It appears a foregone conclusion he’s going No. 1 overall, but will it be to the Arizona Cardinals or someone else? Beyond that, what are the Oakland Raiders going to do? Oakland has an NFL-high three first-round picks in the event, having gained two from the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears in trades sending away Amari Cooper and Khalil Mack, respectively. Want $250 to bet on NFL … [Read entire story]

Oakland Raiders Sign WR Ryan Grant

On Wednesday, the Oakland Raiders signed wide receiver Ryan Grant who played during the 2018 season with the Indianapolis Colts. No terms on Grant’s deal with the Raiders were disclosed. Grant is the newest addition to the revamped wide receiver corps with the Raiders joining Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams. Brown was acquired in a trade with the Steelers while Williams was signed as a free agent. Grant, who is 28, struggled to find playing time in the Indianapolis offense in… [Read entire story]

Oakland Raiders compelled to go great guns in free agency

The Oakland Raiders appeared to be rebuilding. After trading for and then paying Antonio Brown, that no longer appears to be the case. On Sunday morning, the Oakland Raiders sent third and fifth-round draft picks to the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for Brown. Brown, who turns 31 years old in July, was given a new contract that includes $30 million guaranteed. His performance shows no signs of decay — Brown scored 15 touchdowns in as many games last year. However, it’s fair to wonder how long he has before they appear considering his age. Want $250 … [Read entire story]

Source: Antonio Brown Headed to Oakland Raiders

Antonio Brown will be wearing silver and black very soon. The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to trade the disgruntled wide receiver on Saturday to the Oakland Raiders said NFL sources. In exchange the Steelers will receive a third and fifth round draft pick. Brown is expected to sign a new deal of three years for $54.125 million with the Raiders of which $30.125 million is guaranteed said the source. Previous to the trade, Brown’s contract remaining with Pittsburgh was three-years with $… [Read entire story]

Martavis Bryant Suspended Again for Violation of Substance Abuse Policy

Martavis Bryant, as was feared, was suspended for an indefinite period by the NFL. This comes just a short time prior to the team departing on Friday. Bryant will not be with the team for Sunday’s game on the road with the Cincinnati Bengals. The wide receiver was put on injured reserve with an injury to his knee earlier in December. A statement by the league said that… [Read entire story]

Reggie McKenzie Fired as Oakland Raiders GM

The Oakland Raiders have fired general manager Reggie McKenzie with three regular season games remaining on 2018. NFL.com first reported the news on Monday. According to them, Reggie McKenzie denied an offer to stay on through the final few games. When asked about Reggie McKenzie on Sunday, Jon Gruden was cryptic. Speaking after their win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, he refused to confirm anything. “I don’t have any comment on that,” Gruden said. “We’re going to … [Read entire story]

Gruden: Bryant Can Be a Difference Maker

Following the surprise re-signing of Martavis Bryant, the Oakland Raiders appear to have changed their tune about the wide receiver. The Raiders released Martavis Bryant, who had struggled over the summer and is facing a potential suspension from the NFL. Then, just 10 days later, Oakland decided to bring Martavis Bryant back … [Read entire story]

Raiders vs. Rams Point Spread: NFL Pre-Season Week 2 Odds, Prediction

Jon Gruden is back on the sidelines with the Oakland Raiders and looks to improve on his stellar pre-season record on Saturday against the Los Angeles Rams. [Read entire story]

Jon Gruden Blames NFL for Hackenberg Situation

Christian Hackenberg’s sudden release from the Oakland Raiders has received a lot of attention. The quarterback was traded from the New York Jets in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2019 on May 22.New Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced the decision to cut Christian Hackenberg on Tuesday. Jon Gruden cited the need to free up cap space as the reason why Hackenberg was cut. Defensive linemen Frostee Rucker and Ahtyba Rubin were … [Read entire story]

Raiders are confusing experience for value in free agency

The NFL is currently on fire, with teams throwing fistfuls of cash at players throughout free agency. It’s a rite of spring, with 32 clubs hoping to improve their chances for an appearance in the Super Bowl 11 months from now, and more often than not, it’s an exercise in futility.That said, there are plenty of teams that do improve themselves. Some go from… [Read entire story]

NFL Thursday Night Football Features AFC West Showdown

Thursday Night Football kicks off Week 7 of the NFL regular season when the Kansas City Chiefs visit the Oakland Raiders in an AFC West showdown. The current line has Kansas City favored by 3 points with the over/under point total on 47. Entering this game, Kansas City on the season is 5-1 straight up … The post NFL Thursday Night Football Features AFC West Showdown appeared first on bettingsports.com. [Read entire story]

Raiders face must-win against Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders are facing something that no contenders wants to see in October, or even November for that matter; a must-win. Oakland is sitting at 2-4 after beating beaten on a last-second, game-winning Nick Novak field goal, sending a sellout Oakland Coliseum crowd out of their seats both bewildered and disappointed. For much of … The post Raiders face must-win [Read entire story]

Chiefs vs. Raiders Point Spread: NFL Week 7 Odds, Prediction

It was never very likely that any team was going to go 16-0 this regular season, but that’s officially an impossibility as the Kansas City Chiefs were the last team to lose. They look to avoid a two-game skid when they visit AFC West rival Oakland on Thursday night set as 3-point underdogs on the … [Read entire story]

Raiders Look to Remain Undefeated in Showdown with Redskins

The Oakland Raiders visit the nation’s capital to play the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football. The current line has Oakland favored by 3 points with the over/under point total on 54.5. Entering this game, Oakland on the season is 2-0 straight up and against the spread. On the road, the Raiders are 1-0 SU … The post Raiders Look to Remain Undefeated in Showdown with Redskins appeared first on bettingsports.com. [Read entire story]

Raiders at Washington Point Spread: NFL Week 3 Odds, Prediction

Anyone up for a close game Sunday night? The first two of the season have been decided by a combined 27 points. Sports Interaction oddsmakers expect a close one in this week’s prime-time matchup as Oakland visits Washington for the first time since 2005. Oakland Raiders at Washington Redskins When: Sunday, 8:30 PM ET Location: … [Read entire story]

Titans vs. Raiders Point Spread: NFL Week 1 Picks and Predictions

If you like offense and strong front-seven play, then you should be a big fan of how the Oakland Raiders versus the Tennessee Titans game could shake out in Nashville in Week 1. It’s also a matchup of “on the rise” teams. Not to mention, Tony Romo’s broadcasting debut and Marshawn Lynch’s return! But the … [Read entire story]

Raiders Favored to Win NFL’s Most Competitive Division

Top to bottom the best division in the NFL is the AFC West. Looking at just the numbers shows there are no poor teams in the AFC West. The Los Angeles Chargers are projected to finish last but have the tenth best betting odds to win the AFC championship, by far the best odds of … The post Raiders Favored to Win NFL’s Most Competitive Division appeared first on bettingsports.com. [Read entire story]

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