Punter Chris Kluwe, wide receiver Josh Cribbs and quarterback Matt McGloin have landed in Oakland.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie announced the Cribbs and McGloin signings on Thursday, while Kluwe took to Twitter to say he’ll be wearing the silver and black. Read More
Free-agent return specialist Josh Cribbs followed a recent “great visit” with the Raiders by signing a contract with the team Wednesday.
The Raiders were one of a handful of teams to show interest in Cribbs, who is primarily a kick returner but also had a role as a receiver with the Cleveland Browns. Read More
The Raiders re-signed free agent kicker Eddy Carmona, general manager Reggie McKenzie announced Tuesday.
Carmona, a left-footed kicker out of Harding University in Arkansas, spent training camp and preseason with the Raiders in 2012 after originally signing as a non-drafted rookie free agent. He was out of football last year after being waived by the Raiders on Aug. Read More
ALAMEDA — D.J. Hayden's remarkable comeback from a near-death experience has taken him to the first round of the NFL draft.
The Oakland Raiders selected the former Houston cornerback with the 12th overall pick after trading down nine spots to get a second rounder from Miami on Thursday night. Read More
On a night that made a mockery of all the draft projections, the Raiders and 49ers both used trades to achieve their objective.
The Raiders were first to make a move, trading their No. 3 pick to the Miami Dolphins and moving back to No. 12 but also picking up the Dolphins’ second-round pick, making up for the one they had given up in the Carson Palmer trade. Read More
ALAMEDA — For seven straight years starting in 2004, the Oakland Raiders had a top 10 pick in the NFL draft only to end up disappointed in the outcome.
Six botched selections and one misguided trade later, the results from those years add up to no playoff berths, no winning records, no Pro Bowl invitations and only oft-injured Darren McFadden left on the roster. Read More
ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders spent this offseason getting rid of almost all of the remaining high-profile players brought in by the previous regime.One of the few still around in Oakland is running back Darren McFadden. McFadden is entering the final season of his rookie contract hoping a new offense that better suits his talents will help revive his game after a disappointing 2012 season. Read More
The bargain-bin makeover by general manager Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen is nearly complete, with the NFL draft providing the finishing touches to a franchise in transition.
It’s apparent based on offseason maneuvers the new regime has identified the reasons for its 4-12 season after back-to-back 8-8 seasons in 2010 and 2011. Read More
ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders have signed safety Reggie Smith and running back Rashad Jennings to free agent contracts.General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the deals Thursday.Smith played four years with San Francisco after being a third-round pick in 2008. He had two interceptions and seven passes defensed in 45 games. He was with Carolina in training camp last year but was cut before the season. Read More
ALAMEDA — Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is looking for better luck this season with his free-agent cornerback additions.The Raiders signed Mike Jenkins on Tuesday to team with the recently added Tracy Porter to add experience to an untested secondary. Oakland also signed free agent safety Usama Young and brought back free agent defensive end Andre Carter and cornerback Joselio Hanson for their second seasons with the team. Read More