For members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority and executives of the Oakland Raiders, the grind is over.
Marquette King is one of the most dynamic punters in the NFL. He no longer is the Raiders’ punter.
The 55-year-old former quarterback is worried about his future even as he revealed some lurid elements of his past.
All NFL head coaches were required to meet last Tuesday with reporters inside a hotel ballroom during the league’s owner meetings in Orlando, Florida. Raiders coach Jon Gruden started about 10 minutes early and stayed a few minutes late.
The Raiders signed cornerback Leon Hall on Thursday, the team announced. Of its five oldest players under contract, four were acquired in March.
The NFL’s new rule outlawing a player from lowering his head to initially make any sort of hit with his helmet likely will be included in replay reviews for officials.
David Humm was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1988. Except for family members, he didn’t tell anybody. He didn’t want people to feel sorry for him, for that was never his style.
David Humm, perhaps the greatest quarterback in Las Vegas prep history who went on to a storied career at Nebraska and later played 10 years in the National Football League, died late Tuesday.
Las Vegas Stadium Authority Chairman Steve Hill and Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain on Wednesday signed all the documents needed to fund a $1.8 billion indoor football stadium that will house the NFL team and the UNLV Rebel football team beginning in 2020.
Coach Jon Gruden scrunched his face Tuesday into a mischievous grin. “You come in,” he said of his ability to recruit free agents. “You don’t come out.”