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All the latest Raiders’ news and rumors

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June 30

9:14 a.m.: The NFLPA has a message for their players as the league maneuvers through the coronavirus pandemic.


June 29

10:37 a.m.: Raiders’ defensive line coach Rod Marinelli was a candidate for this award.

10:13 a.m.: The Raiders mourn the death of former head coach Joe Bugel, who died at the age of 80. He was an assistant in Oakland in 1995-96 and he was the Raiders’ head coach in 1997. Jon Gruden replaced him a year later. RIP to a good dude.


June 26

10:12 a.m.: The Raiders’ offseason virtual program is over.


June 25

2:02 p.m.: It’s full steam ahead for July 28 training-camp start.

9:37: The NFL has postponed the Hall of Fame game and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. It will be held next year. Expect to hear about more preseason cancellations. But this doesn’t yet mean the regular season is in jeopardy.


June 24

11:57 a.m.: Raiders’ owner Mark Davis has a important meeting Thursday.

10:08 a.m.: The Raiders are part of the rookie signing dearth. All seven of their draft picks are unsigned. But, don’t fret. It will happen when it has to happen.


June 23

11:57 a.m.: Local health guidelines will determine if/when fans can watch games in Las Vegas.

11:53 a.m.: The answer is “yes.”

9:43 a.m.: Despite the NFLPA wanting to halt player-led workouts, Tom Brady is leading workouts in Tampa Bay. Wonder if other teams will disobey the rules as well?


June 22

10: 50 a.m.: Raiders’ tight end Darren Waller did not win the George Halas award.

9:43 a.m.: All NFL teams will report to training camp in tiers.

8:52 a.m.: Jamal Adams has a ninth team, Tampa Bay, on his trade wish list from the Jets. Yet, he also reportedly most wants to be a Cowboy.


June 18

2:22 P.M.: It’s official. Adams want a trade from the Jets. Here is a recent story I wrote about a Raiders’ pursuit of Adams.

10:27 a.m.: Jets’ star safety Jamal Adams is indicating he may want a trade. If the Jets do deal him, Raiders’ interest would make sense.

9:58 a.m.: Dr. Anthony Fauci said he believes the NFL may have to use the ‘bubble’ approach that other sports leagues are planning to use this year as they combat the coronavirus pandemic. An NFL medical expert added his thoughts. This is not going away, folks.


June 17

11:07 a.m.: Some teams are thinking about taking less than the 90-player limit to training camp to help deal with coronavirus restrictions. That would take some opportunities away from some players, but, in the end, probably not have an adverse effect on NFL rosters.

10:38 a.m.: The NFL Network expects big things from Maxx Crosby in 2020.


June 16

1:14 p.m.: As expected, Raiders’ coach Jon Gruden will begin working at the team’s new facility in Henderson, Nevada next week.

9:07 a.m.: Raiders’ coach Jon Gruden is not alone in the $10 million-a-year club. But he still stands alone because of that 10-year, $100 million deal.


June 15

1:29 p.m.: The NFL plans to test players for the coronavirus every three days

11:01 a.m.: Only 60 draft picks have been signed in this unusual year. All seven of the Raiders’ draft picks are unsigned.


June 12

11:46 a.m.: According to ESPN, the Raiders have the second highest returning players, in terms of snaps, on offense in the NFL. This is another reminder; No excuses in 2020.

9:14 a.m.: The NFL announced June 19 will be a company holiday in observance of Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery.


June 11

1:45 p.m.: Here is some expected news on first-round pick, receiver Henry Ruggs III: He will be fine and ready for training camp. That has been the expectation all along.

12:52 p.: The Raiders will work under the virtual offseason guidelines until June 26, which is the last possible day. Then, it’s a month break and then onto training camp.

9:32 a.m.: It’s official. There will be no minicamps this year. The Raiders will next meet in training camp in July.

8:20 a.m.: You want to work at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas? Here is your chance.


June 10

1:45 p.m.: Some Raiders are joining a key social cause.

11:42 a.m.: Here’s a little look, via Derek Carr, at the Raiders’ independent player workouts.

10:01 a.m.: Might the Raiders have to do the same with Nathan Peterman?


June 9

11:08 a.m.: Raiders’ tight end Darren Waller and defensive line coach Rod Marinelli are among those nominated for the annual Pro Football Writers of America awards.


June 8

10:31 a.m.: The NFL has released protocol for the return of players to team facilities. However, the NFLPA is not pleased.

9:14 a.m.: Training camps may start a few weeks early, in July, to allow teams to catch up after missing the offseason workout programs.


June 4

9:03 a.m.: ESPN reported that coaches can return to the team facility beginning tomorrow. Players still can’t come into the facility as the league eases back to normalcy within the guidelines of the coronavirus pandemic.


June 3

10:31 a.m.: There hasn’t been much movement on rookie contracts and that is because of the inability to get physicals done. But it shouldn’t be a problem in the long run.

8:40 a.m.: ESPN reports it is likely that the next time NFL players gather as a team will be in training camp. It has been heading that way.


June 2

12:35 p.m.: The below report says the NFL doesn’t want teams going away for training camp this year. That is another indication the Raiders may spend camp at their new Henderson, Nevada facility and not go to Napa. The Las Vegas Review Journal reported that possibility last week.


June 1

11:15 a.m.: The Raiders are arriving in Las Vegas, baby.