Raiders

Raiders Lose to Bengals 30-16

Joe Mixon had another big game , rushing for 129 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 30-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders that ended one of their longest losing streaks under coach Marvin Lewis. The Bengals (6-8) had dropped five straight — their third-worst slump during…

Raiders WR Martavis Bryant Suspended Indefinitely by NFL

Oakland Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL policy on substance abuse. The NFL announced Friday that Bryant has violated the terms of his conditional reinstatement in April 2017 and has been placed back on the suspended list for an indefinite period of time. Bryant is currently on injured reserve…

2020 NFL Draft to be Held in Vegas

The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. "We believe the draft will be the kickoff to our inaugural season," said Raiders owner Mark Davis, who is moving the team from Oakland. The league announced Wednesday at an owners meeting that the city where…

Oakland Sues NFL, Raiders Over Las Vegas Move

The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders' upcoming move to Las Vegas. The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the Raiders, the NFL and the other 31 clubs seeks lost revenue, money Oakland taxpayers invested in the…

Raiders Fire GM Reggie McKenzie

From the moment Jon Gruden was brought back for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders with a 10-year contract, general manager Reggie McKenzie's longevity in the position was in serious doubt. That only eroded more with each departure of one of McKenzie's prized former draft picks and ended when he was fired…

Raiders Beat Steelers 24-21

Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger returned from a rib injury to lead a go-ahead touchdown drive…

Raiders Drop to 2-10

Patrick Mahomes threw four touchdown passes Sunday to join Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the only QBs to reach the 40 TD mark through 12 games. The Kansas City Chiefs won their first game since releasing star running back Kareem Hunt, 40-33 over the Oakland Raiders. The Chiefs (10-2) cut ties with Hunt after…

Raiders Beat the Cardinals 23-21

Daniel Carlson kicked a 35-yard field goal as the game ended to give Oakland a 23-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in a matchup of teams scraping the bottom of the NFL standings. The Raiders (2-8), who had lost five straight, matched the record of the Cardinals. Derek Carr threw for two touchdowns…

Raiders Release Defensive Lineman Kony Ealy

The Oakland Raiders have released defensive lineman Kony Ealy one week after signing him to a contract. Oakland also waived linebacker James Cowser from the practice squad on Tuesday. Ealy was signed Nov. 5 by Oakland for depth on the defensive line but was inactive for his only game and then cut. Ealy had 14…

Raiders Las Vegas Stadium Taking Shape

The Las Vegas stadium that will be the new home of the NFL Oakland Raiders appears to be on track with its construction schedule. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the steel skeleton of the future $1.8 billion venue is taking shape behind the Strip. The 65,000-seat stadium is scheduled to be completed by July 31, 2020.…