Posts Tagged ‘Al Davis’

Roundup: Davis loves throwback uniforms

No team celebrates its past more than the Raiders. So it should come as no surprise that Raiders managing general partner Al Davis told Santa Rosa Press Democrat reporter Phil Barber that he loved seeing those throwback uniforms on Monday night.

Napa police investigating Raiders incident

The Napa Police Department announced Friday on its Web site that it is investigating the incident that occurred at Raiders training-camp headquarters on Aug. 5, when assistant coach Randy Hanson told police he suffered injuries that resulted in him being treated at an emergency room.

My Vick watch list

Trying to narrow down the potential players for the services of free-agent QB Mike Vick.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey struggling to get a grip

The Raiders raised eyebrows and surprised some when they picked Maryland WR Darrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall selection in the 2009 NFL Draft. The team could be open for more scrutiny if Heyward-Bey continues to struggle in training camp.

Where will Vick play if reinstated?

Opinions on Michael Vick‘s future are varied, with some coaches and executives even suggesting the UFL as the best immediate option, though others are adamant that he’s worthy of a quarterback spot in the NFL if/when he is cleared to return by the league and rounds into shape.

Madden rules himself out of Raiders consultant role

When Hall of Fame coach and broadcasting legend John Madden announced his retirement Thursday, pundits and fans alike wondered how long he could stay out of football. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that Madden had to address rumors he would reunite with Al Davis in Oakland this season as a Raiders team consultant.

Raiders could again be active in free agency

The Raiders won’t be afraid to make moves after 2008 didn’t work out as planned for the team.

Raiders’ McFadden, Russell had surgery

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Darren McFadden and JaMarcus Russell underwent surgery recently.

Raiders expected to hire Cable

The Raiders are expected to hire Tom Cable as their coach, league sources said. The Raiders denied the story and said Wednesday that no decision has been made.

Fassel interested in Raiders, but they haven’t talked

Only one team — the Rams — has interviewed former NFL coach Jim Fassel, who has expressed interest in the Raiders’ head-coaching vacancy.

Separating fact from fiction in Oakland

Sometimes it’s difficult to ascertain what is fact and what is fiction in the land of the Oakland Raiders.

As usual, Raiders taking their time to find a coach

Groundhog Day usually overlaps with the Raiders’ nearly annual head-coaching search. Oakland always takes more time than any other team, and this year has been no different.

Cable free to talk to other teams starting Tuesday

In the unpredictable world that is known as the Raiders, team owner Al Davis has continued talking with and courting his interim head coach Tom Cable.

Raiders moving slowly in coaching search

Even with a knee injury that has had him in and out of the hospital the past month, Raiders owner Al Davis is still “probable” for his team’s coaching search.

Davis doesn’t make the trip to Tampa

What once was billed as the Kiffin Bowl is now The Almost Kiffin-less Bowl — not mention the fact that it also is, stunningly, missing Raiders owner Al Davis.

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