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Raiders October news tracker

The latest NFL news and rumors

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October 27

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.

1:58 p.m.: The Raiders made the Willie Snead release official.

10:41 a.m.: Raiders’ owner Mark Davis shed some light on the strange departures of several front-office members this summer:

October 26

10:58 a.m.: Interesting news for the next coaching hiring cycle.

October 25

2:19 p.m.: Some Raiders’ transactions.

7:49 p.m.: Check out these gaudy Derek Carr stats:

October 22

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.

9:58 a.m.: The Eagles will have their tight end back when they visit the Raiders on Sunday.

October 20

10:32 a.m.: Cornerback Darqueze Dennard, who worked out for the Raiders on Tuesday, has signed with the Colts practice squad.

9:06 a.m.: The Raiders signed offensive lineman D.J. Fluker to the practice squad.

6:36 a.m.: Raiders’ seventh-round draft pick, center Jimmy Morrissey, has been poached off Las Vegas’ practice squad by the Houston Texans.

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.

October 19

11;23 a.m.: Here’s some important information for fans who want to get vaccinated before Sunday’s game at Allegiant Stadium.

October 18

9:04 a.m.: Does Jon Gruden have a case against the NFL?

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.

October 17

9:49m a.m.: NFL Media has some interesting tidbits on the Jon Gruden situation.

October 14

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.

11:19 a.m.: Raiders’ defensive end Carl Nassib, who took a personal day Wednesday, was back at practice Thursday.

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.

11:12 a.m.: Jack Del Rio, the man Jon Gruden replaced as Raiders coach, laid into his successor.

8:15 a.m.: Some interesting Raiders’ running back stats.

October 13

2:04 p.m.: The Raiders made some moves:

12:50 p.m.: Raiders’ injury news:

9:48 a.m.: Raiders linebacker K.J. Wright discusses the Jon Gruden situation.

October 12

3:30 p.m.: And it keeps coming.

2:55 p.m.: The fall for Jon Gruden continues. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are removing from their Ring of Honor.

2:09 p.m.: The Raiders worked out several players Tuesday.

2:08 p.m.: Former Raiders’ receiver John Brown is joining Denver’s practice squad. Could he be activated for Sunday’s game?

2:04 p.m.: With Marcus Mariota returning to practice this week, the Raiders are releasing quarterback Kyle Sloter from the practice squad.

1:30 p.m.: The NFL isn’t planning on releasing more emails stemming from the Jon Gruden scandal.

12:12 p.m.: Steelers’ coach Mike Tomlin, a former Jon Gruden assistant and good friend, expressed sadness over his ouster from the Raiders.

October 11

4:12 p.m.: NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith offered a Twitter thread on the Jon Gruden controversy that involves him.

3:16 p.m.: An update to the Jon Gruden situation:

8:35 a.m.: A recap of the Raiders’ offensive struggles:

October 10

9:39 a.m.: Updates on the Jon Gruden situation:

October 8

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.

October 6

10:05 a.m.: The Raiders will be facing Chicago rookie quarterback Justin Fields ln Sunday.

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,

7:54 a.m.: The Raiders reportedly are signing cornerback Brandon Facyson off the Chargers’ practice squad. Yes, another Gus Bradley guy.

October 5

5:36 p.m.: There is a veteran linebacker available for the Raiders if interested.

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.

October 4

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.

October 1

3:55 p.m.: The Raiders got positive injury news on cornerback Nate Hobbs and defensive lineman Solomon Thomas.