Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Raiders’

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 […]

Texans set on drafting Blake Bortles?

In today’s Three and Out: Blake Bortles to the Texans could be an intriguing fantasy fit; Danny Amendola might be looking for a new fit.

Michael Vick could provide interesting fit for Jets

In today’s Three and Out: Could Michael Vick land with the Jets? Could Johnny Manziel go to the Raiders? Meanwhile, Kirk Cousins probably isn’t going anywhere.

Raiders, Darren McFadden meeting to talk contract

In today’s Three and Out: The Raiders plan to talk to Darren McFadden; David Wilson’s rehab is reportedly ahead of schedule.

Texans eyeing Blake Bortles at No. 1?

In today’s Three and Out: Are the Texans eyeing Blake Bortles in the draft? What does it mean for Matt Schaub’s future?

Michael Crabtree expected to play Sunday

In today’s Three and Out: Michael Crabtree is expected back for the 49ers; Darren McFadden could see some time on Thanksgiving for the Raiders.

Raiders, Vikings make Week 12 QB decisions

Stay put, Matt: When the Raiders said they weren’t committed to Terrelle Pryor, they weren’t kidding. Pryor has been dealing with knee issues, but he’s practicing again as of today … except it’s with the second unit. Matt McGloin has been named Oakland’s starter against Tennessee. The undrafted rookie ambushed the Texans by throwing three scores and no picks. I’ve said this before and will say it again: be extremely cautious about buying in on QBs who have great initial success (ie beginner’s luck). Take Case Keenum as one of many examples — another guy who hit the ground running, set off a fantasy waiver wire stampede, then tapered off as soon as defensive coordinators had some film they could […]

That Helps No One for Week 11: Matt McGloin

Matt McGloin started his first NFL game for the Oakland Raiders and quickly earned his first That Helps No One award. Read on to learn why.

Who’s dealing with injuries entering Week 11?

Sit Stevie: According to a report on the official Bills team site, coach Doug Marrone “(doesn’t) feel good” about Stevie Johnson’s chances of seeing the field in Week 11. Johnson picked up a groin injury last week against the Steelers, but he hasn’t been a consistent fantasy threat when he’s healthy. Stevie seems to have one good week every so often, then lets his owners down more often than not. If you had been banking on him starting this week, you may want to jump on the waiver wire and make other plans. Broken Law: Remember when going into the season, the consensus was BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Giovanni Bernard would split carries until a winner emerged? Bernard went on to […]

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