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2018 Oakland Raiders training camp: Top-10 storylines

With training camp wrapping up a day early thanks to Jon Gruden giving the team a day off, we look at all the storylines from the past few weeks.<p>The …

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden says Derek Carr knows the offense better than himself

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden’s job is being made easier by having a cerebral player under his wing in Derek Carr, as evidenced by the high …

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Pssst, coach Gruden? Jack Del Rio has advice for you regarding Khalil Mack

Jack Del Rio may be gone, but he has not forgotten. Speaking to TMZ Sports, he encouraged the Raiders to sign holdout sack master Khalil Mack to a …

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Former Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says Khalil Mack is the 'total package'

Aug 15,2018<p>On Wednesday morning, former Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio took to Twitter to answer a tweet about whether or not Oakland should pay star defensive end Khalil Mack as he continues his holdout. To no one’s surprise, Del Rio advocated for the team to pay Mack:<p>Del Rio coached the Raiders …

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Marshawn Lynch kicks off Raiders preseason by sitting during national anthem

Raiders fans know running back <b>Marshawn Lynch</b> is about that life, which is why he remained seated during the national anthem all of last season and …

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Michigan State Football: Connor Cook impresses in win over Lions

Former Michigan State football star Connor Cook was quite impressive in one half of play against the Lions in the Raiders’ preseason opener.<p>When …

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Oakland Raiders vs Detroit Lions: Time, TV channel, how to watch live stream online

New Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden isn't the only first-year head coach in the league this season. Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia is …

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Derek Carr Sends Strong Message To Raiders Ownership About Jon Gruden

There are still a lot of questions about how Jon Gruden will work out with the Oakland Raiders. Something the modern NFL game has passed him by and …

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Oakland Raiders: 3 Things to watch for in Preseason Week 1

The Oakland Raiders start the 2018 Preseason at home against the Detroit Lions. Here are three things to keep an eye on during that game.<p>This is a …

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Report: Jon Gruden, Khalil Mack haven’t spoken since Gruden was hired

Getty Images<p>Raiders coach Jon Gruden said recently that the team is “going to find a way to get Khalil Mack back” into the fold after Mack skipped …

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Jon Gruden says he won't accept a Raiders paycheck if he 'can't get it done' ... whatever that means

Jon Gruden is ready to get the job done for the Oakland Raiders.<p>And if he doesn’t, Gruden is prepared to turn down any payments he might be offered on the 10-year, $10-million contract the team used to lure him away from his lucrative “Monday Night Football” gig for a second stint as the Raiders’ …

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2018 Oakland Raiders: 3 Position Battles to Watch

We’ve heard all offseason that competition is going to be the theme of training camp for the Oakland Raiders, well the time is finally here<p>Rookies …

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Jon Gruden: If I fail, I will not take Raiders' money

The Oakland Raiders handed Jon Gruden a 10-year, $100 million contract after the coach spent nine years working in a TV booth. The length and amount …

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Fired Raiders announcer blames Mike Shanahan criticism for job loss

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports<p>After 20 years of calling games for the Oakland Raiders, play-by-play voice Greg Papa was let go ahead of the 2018 season, …

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Greg Papa on his firing by the Raiders: "This is not Al...

In one of the more remarkable segments in recent Bay Area radio history, Greg Papa earlier today gave a detailed and — not surprisingly — powerful …

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Former Oakland Raiders head coach Tony Sparano dead at 56

Former Oakland Raiders head coach Tony Sparano was found unconscious by his wife on Sunday, and passed away at the age of 56.<p>Sad news about a former …

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Derek Carr goes on Jim Rome Show to discuss relationship with Gruden

Derek Carr has a brand new coaching staff to play for this season, and he went on the Jim Rome Show on Wednesday to talk about his new head coach.<p>The …

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David Sharpe is important to Raiders

After the draft, it appeared key 2017 draft pick David Sharpe would be in jeopardy of getting cut this summer. That would be a big blow for the …

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Referee Gene Steratore retires

Getty Images<p>Gene Steratore, the referee who worked the Super Bowl in February, is calling it a career.<p>NFL V.P. of officiating Al Riveron announced …

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Report: Raiders Gareon Conley faces civil suit in alleged sexual assault

ALAMEDA — The woman who accused Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley of sexual assault a year ago has filed a lawsuit claiming mental and physical …

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Five biggest Raiders happenings in offseason

Photo caption © Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Oakland Raiders have been the busiest NFL team this offseason. The craziness started moments after a …

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Have the Raiders done enough to right the ship in 2018?

The Oakland Raiders have been very active this free agency period, but have they done enough to right the ship in 2018 under Jon Gruden.<p>Entering the …

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Axed Raiders punter can’t wait for his Jon Gruden revenge

Jon Gruden didn’t get too far from the punter he apparently didn’t want to coach.<p>Former Raider Marquette King signed a three-year deal with the AFC …

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Jon Gruden making plenty of changes; not as many as took place in Del Rio’s first season

Photo caption: © Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports<p>Much has been made of new head coach Jon Gruden’s overhaul of a roster he inherited from fired …

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Cards make Jordan Matthews contract offer

The Cardinals have extended a contract offer to free agent WR Jordan Matthews.<p>The fact that Matthews hasn't signed suggests it's not for much money. …

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Jon Gruden reportedly disliked Marquette King’s personality, not his punting

Getty Images<p>The Raiders cut punter Marquette King last week, and that came as a surprise. King is a solid punter who had a career-best 42.7-yard net …

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Jon Gruden and Raiders needs

Oakland Raiders new/old coach Jon Gruden talked to the media Tuesday morning in his first in-depth presser since the NFL combine. I wasn’t down in …

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How different is Reggie McKenzie’s job description now with Jon Gruden in the building? “The one thing about Gruden, I know exactly what he wants, which is great," McKenzie said. "I know exactly what his system, with (defensive coordinator Paul) Guenther, and I know exactly the kind of players they want at each and every position. That makes my job, really, a lot easier. Instead of trying to figure out what works best.” Was that, then, a problem with Jack Del Rio? “Well, no, no, not to say that,” McKenzie said. “But the communication is constant (now) and I’m not talking with just Coach Gruden. I’m talking about the entire staff, and it’s well received.”

How different is Reggie McKenzie’s job description now with Jon Gruden in the building? “The one thing about Gruden, I know exactly what he wants, …

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Davis' 'biggest challenge' is Raiders serving Oakland market while prepping for Vegas move

Davis' 'biggest challenge' is Raiders serving Oakland market while prepping for Vegas move<p>AP<p>ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Raiders plan to spend the next two …

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Report: Raiders bring Reggie Nelson back

The Raiders have been cautious with Gareon Conley’s return from shin surgery. The cornerback’s clearance turned from red to yellow earlier in the …

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