Latavius Murray

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) collides with Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Latavius Murray closes door on Raiders tenure, signs with Vikings

By Matt Vensel | Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The Vikings early Thursday morning signed…

 

Kelechi Osemele (70) should be back this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders lineman forced out by kidney stone

Oakland remains committed to run, expects Osemele back Last Thursday, the Oakland…

 

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) catches a 36-yard touchdown pass in front of Oakland Raiders cornerback David Amerson (29) in the second quarter at Arrowhead Stadium in Raytown, Mo., on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Raiders’ divisional title hopes left blowing in the wind

Less than two minutes into the second half on Thursday night, Khalil…

 

The Oakland Raiders defense chases down Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on November 27, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Turnover battle looms as Raiders host Bills

In the final minute of the Oakland Raiders' 35-32 Week 12-win over…

The Oakland Raiders defense chases down Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on November 27, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raiders star receiver Amari Cooper, seen here against Denver earlier this month, may be relied upon more heavily today with Michael Crabtree and Latavius Murray questionable.(Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

After quick turnaround, Raiders welcome Panthers to Coliseum

After rallying to beat the Houston Texans 27-20 in Mexico City on…

Raiders star receiver Amari Cooper, seen here against Denver earlier this month, may be relied upon more heavily today with Michael Crabtree and Latavius Murray questionable.(Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)
Latavius Murray reaches over the goal line for a touchdown in the second quarter. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ground game, defense carry Raiders past Broncos and into first place

OAKLAND — With the Oakland Raiders facing the stingiest pass defense in the…

Latavius Murray reaches over the goal line for a touchdown in the second quarter. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raider fans watch their games againt the Denver Broncos at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Raiders submit vintage performance under Sunday night lights

“Raiddd-uhs, Raiddd-uhs.” The chant rolled through the Coliseum like it did in…

Oakland Raider fans watch their games againt the Denver Broncos at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Durant’s best move: Join Champs and become one

The Kevin Durant-to-the-Warriors rumor just won’t go away, and for that, he…

Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) breaks a tackle by Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (James Kenney/AP)

Playoffs on mind of Raiders’ Murray

Latavius Murray isn't very nostalgic. With the Raiders trying to chase down…

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) breaks a tackle by Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (James Kenney/AP)
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to wide receiver Michael Crabtree against the New York Jets in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Carr throws 4 TD passes to lead Raiders past Jets 34-20

OAKLAND — A year after entering November in search of their first…

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to wide receiver Michael Crabtree against the New York Jets in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper, center, changes direction en route to a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Raiders changing their narrative

From strong coverage on the opening kick to an interception by Malcolm…

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper, center, changes direction en route to a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Coming out of a bye week, a healthy Latavius Murray will look to get Oakland back on track when they face the division-rival San Diego Chargers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Time for Murray to elevate game

The Raiders hope their sporadic running game can finally find some consistency…

Coming out of a bye week, a healthy Latavius Murray will look to get Oakland back on track when they face the division-rival San Diego Chargers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Steve Sarkisian was terminated  by USC on Monday. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

At last, Sarkisian in better place

It took some time, too much time, but USC finally got it…

Steve Sarkisian was terminated  by USC on Monday. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Oakland Raiders running back Roy Helu (26) celebrates a touchdown with center Rodney Hudson (61) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Road woes return for Raiders in 22-20 loss at Chicago

CHICAGO — Derek Carr was just OK on Sunday. Amari Cooper was…

Oakland Raiders running back Roy Helu (26) celebrates a touchdown with center Rodney Hudson (61) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
From left, running back Latavius Murray, quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Amari Cooper have quickly elevated the Raiders’ offensive attack this season. (David Richard, Aaron Josefczyk/AP)

Raiders offer new ‘Triplets’

The Raiders have spent most of the past decade searching for big-play…

From left, running back Latavius Murray, quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Amari Cooper have quickly elevated the Raiders’ offensive attack this season. (David Richard, Aaron Josefczyk/AP)
Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Malcolm Smith celebrates after sacking Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown during the second half Sunday. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Carr, Raiders end road skid with 27-20 win over Browns

CLEVELAND — The locker room attendants busily stuffed shoulder pads, helmets and…

Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Malcolm Smith celebrates after sacking Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown during the second half Sunday. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) shakes a Bengals defender in Oakland’s Week 1 loss to Cincinnati. (Ben Margot/AP)

Raiders need running game

For all the concern over the injury to the throwing hand of…

Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) shakes a Bengals defender in Oakland’s Week 1 loss to Cincinnati. (Ben Margot/AP)
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, left, and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be relied upon heavily to lead their respective teams this season. (John Cordes, Tony Avelar/AP)

Carr, Kap are on the spot

The NFL season opens today, and a lot of things will have…

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, left, and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be relied upon heavily to lead their respective teams this season. (John Cordes, Tony Avelar/AP)
Ben Margot/APRaiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates as running back Latavius Murray (28) runs for a second-quarter touchdown against the Chiefs on Thursday.

Raiders snap 16-game losing streak, beat Chiefs

OAKLAND -- After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders…

Ben Margot/APRaiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates as running back Latavius Murray (28) runs for a second-quarter touchdown against the Chiefs on Thursday.

Raiders RB Murray back to full health

NAPA -- Latavius Murray is finally getting the chance to show the…