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Raiders sign Glennon as backup QB
The Oakland Raiders signed unrestricted free-agent quarterback MIKE GLENNON as a backup to starter DEREK CARR. Glennon will be with his fourth team in as many seasons. The 29-year-old veteran is a former third-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Bucs from way back in 2013.
Raiders continue to upgrade receiving corps
The Oakland Raiders are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to add free agent wide receiver TYRELL WILLIAMS to the team. Williams, 27, would join ANTONIO BROWN and JORDY NELSON to give quarterback DEREK CARR three experienced targets heading into the 2019 season.
Source: Mercury News
Around the NFL: What can Brown do for you?
Antonio Brown is headed for Oakland, and he’s been able to land a new contract. Now what? Is that offense good enough for him to put up top-5 receiving numbers? more »
Factoid: Sacked-plagued offenses
We’ve seen some sack-plagued quarterbacks in recent weeks. Marcus Mariota took 11 against the Ravens, and both Detroit and Oakland allowed 8 sacks in their last games. When streaming defenses, does it pay off to go after these kind of opponents? more »
4 touchdowns for Carr
With wide receiver AMARI COOPER now in Dallas and lead running back MARSHAWN LYNCH on injured reserve, quarterback DEREK CARR took matters into his own hands in Sunday’s loss to Indianapolis. Any remaining fantasy owners had to be pleased with Carr’s 4 touchdown effort against the Colts.
Source: Team Website
Mailbag: October 19, 2018
Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is Ito Smith the new goal-line back in Atlanta? Will Chris Hogan rebound in the coming weeks? And can the Raiders get Derek Carr back on track? more »
Gruden wants more targets for WR Cooper
Oakland head coach Jon Gruden expects wide receiver AMARI COOPER to see more than 3 targets a game as the centerpiece of the Raiders offense. Gruden seemed to be critical of quarterback DEREK CARR for repeatedly checking down to his tight end when Cooper appeared to be open downfield.
Raiders cut QB Hackenberg
The Oakland Raiders released quarterback CHRISTIAN HACKENBERG this week, just three weeks after they traded for him. Head coach Jon Gruden said the team needed to clear roster space for the… More addition of two veteran defensive linemen that were signed recently. The Raiders will head into training camp next month with starter DEREK CARR, E.J. MANUEL, and CONNOR COOK at quarterback. Less
Source: NBC Bay Area
Carr pleased with new WR Nelson
Oakland quarterback DEREK CARR says that he understands why AARON RODGERS loved throwing the ball to wide receiver JORDY NELSON. Carr has taken note of Nelson’s veteran ability and attention to… More detail. The Raiders are hoping for a bounce-back season from the 33-year-old Nelson, who forms a boom-or-bust receiving trio along with AMARI COOPER and MARTAVIS BRYANT. Less
Raiders add WR Nelson
The Oakland Raiders signed former Green Bay wide receiver JORDY NELSON to a two-year deal last week. Nelson spent his first 10 seasons in Green Bay but now moves to Oakland, where he is expected to line-up with fellow wideout AMARI COOPER while catching passes from DEREK CARR.
Source: East Bay Times
Cooper played through foot injury in 2017
Oakland wide receiver AMARI COOPER had a career-worst season in 2017 but he apparently played through a foot injury all season long. Raiders quarterback DEREK CARR defended his star wideout, saying that Cooper was basically on the field “playing on one foot”.
Source: CBS Sports
Carr excited to work with Gruden
Oakland quarterback DEREK CARR has known new Raiders coach Jon Gruden since 2014 and is excited to have Gruden as his new head coach. Carr realizes that Gruden will be demanding and seems to embrace the idea that his new coach will push him to be his best.
Source: NBC Sports
Carr on hot seat with Gruden hire?
With the Oakland Raiders set to announce Jon Gruden as their new coach on Tuesday, the focus is sure to turn to Gruden’s relationship with star quarterback DEREK CARR. Gruden is… More known as a quarterback guru and Carr is a physical prototype for his West Coast attack. But Gruden is also known to be hard on quarterbacks while Carr has never really dealt with a coach with his temperament. Fantasy owners, get your popcorn ready. Less
Source: East Bay Times
Ask the Experts: Who was the season's biggest disappointment?
ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: To celebrate Festivus, time for the airing of grievances. Which player, coach or team disappointed you most this season? more »
Factoid: Derek Carr against Kansas City
I’m not confident about Derek Carr turning things around tonight. He’s been playing pretty poorly, and he’s facing a defense that seems to have a good feel for how to play against him. Andy Reid took the Kansas City job in 2013, and he’s 7-1 against Oakland. more »
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