The Raiders selected defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes of UCLA in the third round Friday with the No. 88 overall pick.
The Raiders selected former Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu with the No. 56 overall pick Friday in the NFL draft. He is something of an athletic specimen, one of the stars at the NFL Scouting Combine in March.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be willing to consider allowing players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he remains against the banned drug for recreational use.
Gareon Conley is the newest Oakland Raider after being drafted by the team in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday.
The most popular prop was the total of 3.5 quarterbacks selected in the first round, and under bettors cashed their tickets.
On the day lifelong fan Tom Hanks disagreed with Oakland’s move to Las Vegas, the Raiders drafted a player with the sort of silver and black cloud hovering over his resume that defines the pick as risky and, well, a bit arrogant.
The Raiders did their homework on Gareon Conley. Clearly, he passed. The former Ohio State cornerback, who was accused of rape this month, was taken by Oakland with the 24th pick of the first round Thursday.
No surprise at the top of the NFL draft: Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett was the first choice by the Cleveland Browns.
The New York Giants have picked up the fifth-year option on receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s contract.
Actor Tom Hanks ripped the franchise’s eventual relocation from Oakland, an impromptu pivot made Wednesday at a San Francisco charity event.