Author: Chris McClain

Raiders reportedly sign top offensive lineman in free agency

Raiders general manager Mike Mayock continued his busy week by making another big splash just nine minutes after the legal-tampering window opened on Monday. After trading for wide receiver Antonio Brown and trading away OL Kelechi Osemele, the Raiders reportedly agreed to a deal in principle with offensive lineman Trent Brown. Former #Patriots OT Trent Brown has plans to sign with the #Raiders, source said, on a lucrative deal that makes him one of the highest paid LT’s in football. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2019 As NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport noted, the deal will in fact make...

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Raiders keep defensive piece in Oakland

Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock kept a piece of his defensive rotation Sunday, agreeing to a new deal with defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted the news. And another strong move for the Raiders: Oakland reached agreement on a two-year deal with DL Jonathan Hankins, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2019 Hankins signed a one-year deal with the Raiders last offseason and became a key piece of the defensive line rotation, finishing with 36 tackles but no sacks. The 6-foot-2, 325 pound 26 year old would have become a free agent when the...

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Raiders stay active, trade OL Kelechi Osemele

Just hours after making landing wide receiver Antonio Brown in his first trade as a general manager, Mike Mayock shipped out one of his offensive lineman. ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news that the Raiders agreed to a deal with the New York Jets to ship out veteran offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele. Raiders have an agreement in principle to trade G Kelechi Osemele to the NY Jets, sources tell @josinaanderson and me. Trade cannot be processed until Weds, but two sides have agreement in place. Another Raiders’ trade. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2019 Osemele made the Pro...

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Raiders reportedly add explosive WR Antonio Brown

Raiders general manager Mike Mayock hasn’t been on the job for long but he’s already made a blockbuster trade to shake up the NFL. The Raiders will reportedly send a 3rd and a 5th round pick to the Pittsburgh Steelers for wide receiver Anotonio Brown, who will also sign a new contract with the Silver & Black. The Antonio Brown saga is finally nearing a close. Sources say the #Steelers are dealing AB to the #Raiders in exchange for a third round pick and a fifth round pick in this 2019 draft. Brown will also get a reworked contract...

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Raiders to return to familiar grounds for 2019 season

A long, tumultuous search for a home field for the Raiders appears to be coming to an end according to reports that surfaced Monday afternoon. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports that the Raiders will, in fact, remain the Oakland Raiders for at least one more year. The #Raiders and the Coliseum Authority have reached an agreement for the team to remain in Oakland for the 2019 season at least and the sides are ironing out final nuances and details of the deal, sources say. It could be wrapped up and presented to the board as early as Friday. —...

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