4:58 p.m.: That didn’t take long, Snead reportedly already has a new home in Carolina. He’s headed to the Panther’s practice squad per Adam Schefter.
Panthers are signing former Raiders’ WR Willie Snead to their practice squad, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 27, 2021
1:58 p.m.: The Raiders made the Willie Snead release official.
We have released WR Willie Snead. pic.twitter.com/qGcg1CaAVO— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) October 27, 2021
10:41 a.m.: Raiders’ owner Mark Davis shed some light on the strange departures of several front-office members this summer:
On the resignations of the Raiders president, CFO and controller, Mark Davis said: Accounting irregularities. I will say it wasn’t not paying enough taxes. We overpaid our taxes. That’s one of probably the good things about it. We paid more than we owed.— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) October 27, 2021
He also called it a fair characterization to say they were forced resignations. https://t.co/Vk9wwJ7OHT— Jimmy Durkin (@Jimmy_Durkin) October 27, 2021
10:58 a.m.: Interesting news for the next coaching hiring cycle.
The NFL plans to inform owners today of new enhancements to the Rooney Rule for the upcoming hiring cycle — including mandating at least one *in-person* interview with an external minority candidate for head coach and GM jobs, per sources. https://t.co/oNwz4LxrCx— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 26, 2021
2:19 p.m.: Some Raiders’ transactions.
We have signed free agent TE Daniel Helm.— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) October 25, 2021
Additionally, we have signed OL Hroniss Grasu to the practice squad and placed S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix on the COVID-19 Reserve list. pic.twitter.com/o9mthGZ9Os
7:49 p.m.: Check out these gaudy Derek Carr stats:
Raiders QB Derek Carr completed 31-of-34 passes yesterday, good for a 91.2% completion percentage.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 25, 2021
He now has two games in his career with at least 30 attempts and a 90% completion percentage.
Every other player in NFL history has combined for one.
1:51 p.m.: 2013 Raiders’ first-round draft pick, cornerback D.J. Hayden, worked out for the Patriots on Friday. He worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday.
The Patriots worked out Raiders 2013 first-round pick CB D.J. Hayden today.— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) October 22, 2021
9:58 a.m.: The Eagles will have their tight end back when they visit the Raiders on Sunday.
#Eagles TE Dallas Goedert will play without restrictions this week as he returns off of COVID-19 reserve, per HC Nick Sirianni.— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) October 22, 2021
10:32 a.m.: Cornerback Darqueze Dennard, who worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday, has signed with the Colts practice squad.
#Colts have signed former #Bengals 1st round pick CB Darqueze Dennard and former #Packers 2nd round pick Safety Josh Jones to the practice squad.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 20, 2021
9:06 a.m.: The Raiders signed offensive lineman D.J. Fluker to the practice squad.
New @Raiders practice squad OL D.J. Fluker is expected to be on the field today for practice. Fluker has played guard and right tackle over his eight-year career— Vincent Bonsignore (@VinnyBonsignore) October 20, 2021
6:36 a.m.: Raiders’ seventh-round draft pick, center Jimmy Morrissey, has been poached off Las Vegas’ practice squad by the Houston Texans.
The Texans have bolstered their depth at the center position.— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 20, 2021
They signed rookie center Jimmy Morrissey off of the Las Vegas Raiders' practice squad to their active roster, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. @SportsTalk790@iHeartRadio
6:02 a.m.: In a surprise, Raiders’ defensive end Maxx Crosby was not named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week even after getting three sacks.
Week 6 Players of the Week— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 20, 2021
Offense: RB Derrick Henry, TEN
Defense: LB T.J. Watt, PIT
ST: K Matthew Wright, JAX
Offense: QB Dak Prescott, DAL
Defense: S Taylor Rapp, LAR
ST: K Matt Prater, AZ
11;23 a.m.: Here’s some important information for fans who want to get vaccinated before Sunday’s game at Allegiant Stadium.
Alternate screening and vaccination services will be offered for the Raiders-Eagles game in a tent at Allegiant Stadium in Lot B. It’s open from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday and on gameday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. On Sunday, a tent in Lot J will also offer the same services. #vegas #raiders pic.twitter.com/4lFdjoMVUy— Mick Akers (@mickakers) October 19, 2021
9:04 a.m.: Does Jon Gruden have a case against the NFL?
A source close to the coach told Yahoo Sports that some of Jon Gruden's confidants have suggested he explore whether he might have legal grounds to engage the NFL for damages.— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) October 18, 2021
From @CharlesRobinson ➡️ https://t.co/cDsSBTlpVZ pic.twitter.com/QAfUD2q32C
7:02 a.m.: Eagles’ standout offensive lineman Lane Johnson has returned to the team and should be ready to play against the Raiders on Sunday.
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9:49m a.m.: NFL Media has some interesting tidbits on the Jon Gruden situation.
From @NFLGameDay: A look at what changes for the #Raiders today and what's next after a tumultuous week. pic.twitter.com/WKDDWRHIye— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2021
4:16 p.m.: Raiders’ running back Josh Jacobs missed practice Thursday with an illness. It will likely only become a question about Sunday’s game if he doesn’t practice Friday.
Josh Jacobs was added to the injury report on Thursday as a non-participant due to illness #Raiders— Adam Hill (@AdamHillLVRJ) October 14, 2021
11:19 a.m.: Raiders’ defensive end Carl Nassib, who took a personal day Wednesday, was back at practice Thursday.
Carl Nassib is back at practice today for the #Raiders after taking a personal day yesterday.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) October 14, 2021
11:18 a.m.: Raiders’ defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins is still out of practice with a hip injury. His status for Sunday’s game at Denver is in question.
DT Johnathan Hankins (hip) is missing his second straight practice today.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) October 14, 2021
11:12 a.m.: Jack Del Rio, the man Jon Gruden replaced as Raiders coach, laid into his successor.
Jack Del Rio on the Jon Gruden emails: "It was, I guess, shocking. Embarrassingly bad for a person in that position to have those kinds of thoughts and to express them like that. I don't have much respect for it."— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) October 14, 2021
8:15 a.m.: Some interesting Raiders’ running back stats.
Among 53 RBs w/ 25+ carries this season, #Raiders Peyton Barber ranks 1st in avg yards after contact (3.6) and Josh Jacobs ranks 46th (1.7) per @football_sis— Josh Dubow (@JoshDubowAP) October 14, 2021
2:04 p.m.: The Raiders made some moves:
We have released QB Kyle Sloter & DB Robert Jackson from the practice squad.— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) October 13, 2021
We have signed T Dan Skipper & DB Tony Brown to the practice squad.
We have designated QB Marcus Mariota for return. pic.twitter.com/0JrSqJdBCu
12:50 p.m.: Raiders’ injury news:
Johnathan Hankins isn't practicing today for the #Raiders. He left the loss to the Bears with a back injury.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) October 13, 2021
#Raiders QB Marcus Mariota is practicing this week for the first time since Week 1. He had been on IR with a quad injury.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) October 13, 2021
9:48 a.m.: Raiders linebacker K.J. Wright discusses the Jon Gruden situation.
Ep5 of 'The Crew' is up w/ #Raiders LB @KJ_WRIGHT34 & Bucs former GM @MarkdominikNFL. K.J. challenges us to rethink 'cancel culture,' condemning others & forgiveness. Is the NFL being questioned enough after Gruden's resignation? Full YouTube Link: https://t.co/Wn2ZSvVpwF— IG: JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) October 13, 2021
3:30 p.m.: And it keeps coming.
Skechers has terminated its contract with former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden over his offensive emails. https://t.co/Wh4nipojwC— TMZ (@TMZ) October 12, 2021
2:55 p.m.: The fall for Jon Gruden continues. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are removing from their Ring of Honor.
The #Bucs are removing Jon Gruden from their ring of honor. pic.twitter.com/kIV6vj1i5y— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 12, 2021
2:09 p.m.: The Raiders worked out several players Tuesday.
Out of all the teams working out players, the #Raiders had the most with 10 players.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 12, 2021
2:08 p.m.: Former Raiders’ receiver John Brown is joining Denver’s practice squad. Could he be activated for Sunday’s game?
The #Broncos are finalizing a deal with WR John Brown to join their practice squad, per source. A surprise cut at his request by the #Raiders in August, Brown returns to the AFC West.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 12, 2021
2:04 p.m.: With Marcus Mariota returning to practice this week, the Raiders are releasing quarterback Kyle Sloter from the practice squad.
First move of the post-Jon Gruden era: The #Raiders are releasing QB Kyle Sloter, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 12, 2021
1:30 p.m.: The NFL isn’t planning on releasing more emails stemming from the Jon Gruden scandal.
The NFL league doesn't intend to release information about the investigation into the Washington Football Team.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 12, 2021
There are over 650,000 emails that won't come out to the public eye. https://t.co/9lueIEQnTx
12:12 p.m.: Steelers’ coach Mike Tomlin, a former Jon Gruden assistant and good friend, expressed sadness over his ouster from the Raiders.
#Steelers coach Mike Tomlin: "I'm just saddened by it. I'm saddened for the Raiders organization. I'm saddened for the people offended by it. I'm saddened for coach Gruden."— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 12, 2021
"It’s a sad commentary."pic.twitter.com/65bSeniJGi
4:12 p.m.: NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith offered a Twitter thread on the Jon Gruden controversy that involves him.
The email from Jon Gruden – and some of the reaction to it – confirms that the fight against racism, racist tropes and intolerance is not over. This is not about an email as much as it is about a pervasive belief by some that people who look like me can be treated as less.— DeMaurice Smith (@demauricesmith) October 11, 2021
3:16 p.m.: An update to the Jon Gruden situation:
The NFL sent the Raiders additional Jon Gruden emails to review on top of the negative one that surfaced last week and, per sources around the league, the NFL is actively monitoring the situation and waiting to see how the team will handle the matter.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 11, 2021
8:35 a.m.: A recap of the Raiders’ offensive struggles:
#Raiders are averaging 3.25 yards per carry (31st) and have allowed 15 sacks (5th most). It's their fewest yards/carry thru 5 games since 1993 (3.14) and most sacks thru 5 since 2013 (18)— Josh Dubow (@JoshDubowAP) October 11, 2021
9:39 a.m.: Updates on the Jon Gruden situation:
"I was in a bad frame of mind at the time, and I called Roger Goodell a (expletive) in one of these emails too," Gruden told ESPN. https://t.co/IXGHMz78r0— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) October 10, 2021
Randy Moss on Jon Gruden using a racist trope in an email: pic.twitter.com/rWcHeB60is— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) October 10, 2021
A statement on behalf of the Fritz Pollard Alliance after the racist email reportedly sent by #Raiders coach Jon Gruden in 2011: pic.twitter.com/AaaueN2FEx— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 10, 2021
8:15 a.m.: If Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson can’t play in Week 6 because of an injured finger he suffered Thursday night, Derek Carr will have the longest current starting streak by an NFL quarterback.
If Wilson can't start next week because of finger injury and Carr remains healthy, he will have longest active starting streak for a QB with 1 team https://t.co/dDtDSOpVFX— Josh Dubow (@JoshDubowAP) October 8, 2021
10:05 a.m.: The Raiders will be facing Chicago rookie quarterback Justin Fields ln Sunday.
Justin Fields is the #Bears starting QB moving forward.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) October 6, 2021
8:58 a.m.: It looks like backup Raiders’ running back Peyton Barber is going to be out for three weeks or so with a toe injury he suffered Monday night against the Chargers,
#Raiders RB Peyton Barber, who has impressed filling in for Josh Jacobs, was diagnosed with mild turf toe, sources say. No fracture. He’s still seeking opinions and having tests, but sounds like a few weeks on the sidelines as of now.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 6, 2021
7:54 a.m.: The Raiders reportedly are signing cornerback Brandon Facyson off the Chargers’ practice squad. Yes, another Gus Bradley guy.
Las Vegas Raiders signing cornerback Brandon Facyson to active roster off of the Los Angeles Chargers' practice squad, according to a league source— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 6, 2021
5:36 p.m.: There is a veteran linebacker available for the Raiders if interested.
In-season surprise: Cowboys released LB Jaylon Smith, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2021
9:16 a.m.: Raiders’ receiver Hunter Renfrow is off to a great start to the season. He is on pace for 93 catches this season.
There are 8 players this season with at least 5 catches in every game: Davante Adams, DJ Moore, Justin Jefferson, Deebo Samuel, Cooper Kupp, Calvin Ridley, Brandin Cooks and....— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 5, 2021
9:32 a.m.: There’s been some wild NFL games so far this season. The Raiders have played in two of the games Adam Schefter refers to in the below tweet. Will it be No. 3 tonight? It wouldn’t shock me a bit.
There have been 15 games this season with the game-winning score in the final minute of regulation or in OT, the most such games through the first weeks of a season in the past 50 years, via @EpKap.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 4, 2021
3:55 p.m.: The Raiders got positive injury news on cornerback Nate Hobbs and defensive lineman Solomon Thomas.
#Raiders #Chargers injury report pic.twitter.com/9nzTYfFUXH— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) October 1, 2021