For only the second time in 17 years, a quarterback probably won’t be selected in the first three picks of the NFL Draft, which starts Thursday in Philadelphia.
Former Alabama inside linebacker Reuben Foster once was widely considered his class’s top talent at the position.
The New Orleans Saints and free-agent running back Adrian Peterson have agreed on a two-year contract.
Acquiring Marshawn Lynch would come at a cost for the Raiders, who would likely spare a draft pick in any trade with the Seahawks to obtain his rights. Not acquiring him, though, may come at a greater one.
The biggest move on NFL Week 1 regular-season lines is on the Raiders-Titans total, which is at 52 after opening at 53½.
The first time Derek Carr saw John Pagano this offseason, the Raiders quarterback was as perplexed as he was suspcious. What is he doing here?
There is little secret what’s coming this week in the NFL draft for the Raiders after an offense-heavy period in free agency: defense, defense and defense.
Super Bowls, Final Fours, any event in the sports culture seems possible in Las Vegas with the arrival of the Raiders.
The money has begun rolling in for the Raiders’ planned stadium in Las Vegas with room-tax revenue specifically allocated to pay off stadium construction bonds running about 25 percent ahead of projections.
CBS will put the Raiders on TV 11 times next season, but how many of those games will be shown in Las Vegas remains to be seen. The same is true of the game scheduled to be broadcast on Fox Sports.