Author: Chris McClain

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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Coach Tom Flores snubbed from Hall of Fame

Former Raiders head coach Tom Flores’ run to the Pro Football Hall of Fame fell just short Saturday night as his name was not one of the eight names listed by the selection committee for this year’s class. The class of 2019 includes Tony Gonzalez, Champ Bailey, Ty Law, Kevin Mawae, Ed Reed, Johnny Robinson, Pat Bowlen and Gil Brandt. Finalists needed 80 percent of the votes from 47 voters to get in. Flores went 83-53 from 1979 to 1987 and his postseason record speaks for itself, going 8-3 for a .727 winning percentage. The winning percentage is second...

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Raiders find their new general manager

Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders found their new general manager just over two weeks after firing Reggie McKenzie. The Raiders have hired NFL Network’s Mike Mayock to replace McKenzie. “Mike and I go back about 20 years to 1995 when I was with the Eagles,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said during a news conference Monday. “We’ve been friends and associates for a long time.” Gruden added that Mayock loves football more than anyone he knows. Mayock has been with NFL Network since 2004 when he joined the network as a bright football mind with deep draft knowledge and scouting reports. Mayock...

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