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Former UCLA Running Back Jones-Drew Retires From NFL

Former UCLA running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who played much of his NFL career for the Jacksonville Jaguars, announced his retirement from the Oakland Raiders on Thursday.

03/05/2015

Oakland's Tyvon Branch intercepts a pass from the Falcons' Matt Ryan during a 2012 game in Atlanta. On Thursday, the Raiders announced plans to release Branch, one of their longest serving players. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Raiders Will Cut Safety Tyvon Branch

The Oakland Raiders will release safety Tyvon Branch before the start of the new league year next month.

02/26/2015

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball as he is hit by Andrew Gachkar #59 of the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Raiders, Chargers Working On Carson Stadium Deal

The Chargers and Raiders are moving forward on a back-up plan to share a privately financed $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, according to published reports.

02/19/2015

MarQueis Gray #48 of the Buffalo Bills tries to avoid the tackle from Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders in the first half at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Extend Charles Woodson For 2015

The Oakland Raiders signed pending free-agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year contract extension on Monday, bringing him back for an 18th season in the NFL.

01/26/2015

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Del Rio Tabs Musgrave As Raiders Offensive Coordinator

Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville.

01/20/2015

Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio of the Denver Broncos during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 5, 2013 in Denver Colorado. (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

AP Source: Jack Del Rio To Be New Raiders Coach

The Oakland Raiders hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Wednesday in hopes that the Bay Area native who grew up cheering for the Raiders can return the team to its glory days.

01/14/2015

Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio of the Denver Broncos takes the field prior to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Raiders’ Search For New Head Coach May Be Nearing Conclusion

Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio will be the first candidate to have a second interview with the Oakland Raiders for their head coaching job as the two-week search could be nearing a conclusion.

01/12/2015

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has reportedly interviewed for the head coach position with the Oakland Raiders. (credit:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Newspaper: Raiders Interview Del Rio For Head Coach Post

The Oakland Raiders interviewed Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday.

01/03/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/30/2014

Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders passes against the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Look To Build Around QB Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders head into another long offseason with questions about who will coach the team and who will pick the players for next season.

12/30/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/29/2014

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Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015

The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven’t had a winning season since 2002, and they haven’t been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What’s next?

12/29/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

Interim head coach Tony Sparano of the Oakland Raiders yells in the first few minutes against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sparano Looks To Keep Raiders Head Coaching Job: ‘This Is My Team’

Tony Sparano won over the locker room and changed the mindset of the Oakland Raiders in 12 games as interim coach.

12/29/2014

Strong safety Brandian Ross #29 of the Oakland Raiders looks up after saying a prayer in the end zone before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders’ 3-13 Season Closes With Big 47-14 Loss To Broncos

Charles Woodson is 38 and beat up from a long season. Still, he hopes to return for an 18th season — if the Oakland Raiders will have him, of course.

12/28/2014

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