Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was honest in his assessment on the state of football and how the sport may be losing its soul in a new feature by S.L. Price in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated. Under the CBA, Gruden is limited in how much he can interact with his team during […]
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden describes the team's departure from the city for Las Vegas as "kind of sad" in S.L. Price's feature story in the newest issue of Sports Illustrated. "It’s as if Gruden, after reveling again in the fans’ pure passion, remembers the pain that sets in when, suddenly, there’s no place […]
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders.
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to hire former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, according to Sirius XM's Adam Caplan. An Eden Prairie native, Downing began his NFL coaching career in Minnesota, holding three different positions from 2001 to 2005. Downing, 37, was not retained by the Raiders when the […]
The Raiders’ quarterback sticks up for his top receiver after a disappointing 2017 campaign
Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper’s 2017 season was inexplicable. Cooper was awful. Cooper had two 1,000-yard seasons to start his career, and players with his pedigree don’t just lose it at age 23.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Eighteen years after the Raiders made kicker Sebastian Janikowski a surprise first-round draft pick, his career in Oakland has come to an end.
The Oakland Raiders have moved on from kicker Sebastian Janikowski, after a relationship that lasted a full generation. “The Raider Nation salutes Sebastian Janikowski as the sun sets on his illustrious career with the Oakland Raiders,” owner Mark Davis said in a statement. “He joined the team as a surprise first-round pick in the 2000 […]
One of the byproducts of Jon Gruden’s reunion with the Raiders is the increased likelihood that aging veterans such as Marshawn Lynch and Michael Crabtree will remain in Oakland for another season.
Sebastian Janikowski has spent so much time as the Oakland Raiders kicker, Jon Gruden drafted him … the first time Gruden coached the Raiders. Gruden has returned to the Raiders, but Janikowski won’t in 2018. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team informed Janikowski he won’t be back with the team.