Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

Denver Broncos’ offense to be even better in 2014?

In today’s Three and Out: Will the Broncos offense be better in 2014, and just how much will the Raiders run the ball?

Sammy Watkins, EJ Manuel ‘need a lot of reps’

In today’s Three and Out: Sammy Watkins is getting more comfortable with EJ Manuel; Matt Schaub is getting more comfortable with Andre Holmes.

Dri Archer ‘a great complement’ to Steelers RBs

In today’s Three and Out: Is there a logjam coming in the Steelers backfield? There’s definitely a logjam coming for the Bills receivers.

Derek Carr to challenge for starting job?

In today’s Three and Out: Derek Carr is making a push to be the Raiders starter; could Marshawn Lynch call it quits?

Dolphins worried about Knowshon Moreno’s conditioning

In today’s Three and Out: Knowshon Moreno isn’t making a good first impression in Miami; is Ladarius Green ready to take over for Antonio Gates?

Malcom Floyd expected to play this season

In today’s Three and Out: Malcom Floyd is expected back on the field in 2014; two recent free agents have lots to prove with their new teams.

Maurice Jones-Drew says his foot ‘feels phenomenal’

In today’s Three and Out: Maurice Jones-Drew is ready to compete in Oakland; David Wilson wants to get back on the field for Big Blue.

Raiders expected to cut Terrelle Pryor

In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor is on his way out while Matt Cassel is likely staying put.

LaMichael James, Terrelle Pryor on trading block?

In today’s Three and Out: LaMichael James and Terrelle Pryor could be moving out of the Bay Area; Sidney Rice isn’t going anywhere.

Dexter McDougle of Maryland meets with Oakland Raiders

Representatives from 24 NFL teams — including defensive backs coaches from the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers — were present to watch eight Terrapins players work out outdoors on FieldTurf on a sunny, 60-degree day in College Park, Md. on April 8. Dexter McDougle, CB (5-foot-10 1/4, 196 pounds) — McDougle ran the 40-yard dash three times, doing so in 4.53, 4.47 and 4.51 seconds. He had a 37-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.84 seconds. Like at the NFL Scouting Combine, a shoulder injury prevented McDougle from doing the bench press. He looked very good on the positional workout, which was conducted by the […]

Jadeveon Clowney draws large NFL audience to pro day

All 32 NFL teams were represented at South Carolina’s pro day, including such dignitaries as the head coaches of the Houston Texans (Bill O’Brien) and Jacksonville Jaguars (Gus Bradley), as well as the general managers of the Jaguars (David Caldwell), Buffalo Bills (Doug Whaley) and Oakland Raiders (Reggie McKenzie). The very well-attended pro day was held Wednesday outdoors and run on grass inside Williams-Brice Stadium, which was opened up for fans to come and watch the workouts. Jadeveon Clowney, DE (6-foot-5 5/8, 266 pounds) — Clowney stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine (where he posted the top 40-yard dash time — 4.53 seconds — among defensive linemen), and looked very good in the positional drills. He moves […]

Large group of Oakland Raiders coaches check out Cal’s pro day

Representatives from 17 NFL teams — including a large contingent of Oakland Raiders coaches, as well as linebacker coaches from the Baltimore Ravens and Minnesota Vikings — were present for California’s pro day on March 18, when 15 players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf in 75-degree temperatures. Deandre Coleman, DT (6-foot-5, 315 pounds) — Coleman, who was at the NFL Scouting Combine, ran the 40-yard dash in 5.06 and 5.09 seconds. He had a 25 1/2-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-7 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 5.10 seconds and did the three-cone drill in 7.71 seconds. He has 33 1/2-inch arms and 10 3/8-inch hands. He did a positional workout in which he did some good things. Khairi […]

Derek Carr has ‘an outstanding workout’ at pro day

All 32 NFL teams were represented at Fresno State’s pro day on Thursday inside Bulldog Stadium, where quarterback Derek Carr took center stage to showcase his skills in front of such notables as the entire Oakland Raiders coaching staff (including head coach Dennis Allen), Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and offensive coordinator Norv Turner. The Raiders met with Carr this morning before the pro day workout. Carr managed to execute what Turner said was “an outstanding workout” despite spending part of Wednesday in the hospital. He did need to get an IV before working out. Carr completed 66 of 72 passes, throwing to wide receivers Davante Adams and Isaiah Burse, and tight end Marcel Jensen. Burse also was used […]

Teddy Bridgewater solid, not spectacular at Louisville’s pro day

LOUISVILLE — Two potential first-round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft worked out at Louisville’s pro day Monday in front of representatives from 30 NFL teams — including the head coaches for the Houston Texans (Bill O’Brien), Jacksonville Jaguars (Gus Bradley), Oakland Raiders (Dennis Allen), Philadelphia Eagles (Chip Kelly) and Tennessee Titans (Ken Whisenhunt). In all, 15 Louisville players took part in the pro day, which was held indoors on FieldTurf. Projected first-rounders Teddy Bridgewater and Calvin Pryor were the main attractions for the approximately 100 NFL coaches and scouts on hand. Teddy Bridgewater, QB (6-foot-2, 208 pounds) — Bridgewater ran the 40-yard dash just once, doing so in 4.79 seconds. Bridgewater’s hands measured 9 1/4 inches. He stood on […]

Khalil Mack’s tour de force toward draft continues at pro day

Khalil Mack‘s emphatic march toward a top-10 selection in the 2014 NFL Draft continues to gain steam. At Buffalo’s pro day on Tuesday, the outside linebacker put forth a tremendous workout, which was held indoors at the Buffalo Bills’ facility. Representatives from 32 NFL teams attended the pro day, and Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine and Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie were among the notable attendees. Mack, who weighed in at 252 pounds, ran the 40-yard dash in 4.55 seconds (he only ran the 40 once), which topped the 4.65 official time that he ran at the NFL Scouting Combine. He worked out both in space and with his hand in the ground, and blew people away with his […]

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