11:40 a.m.: The Washington Football Team will have a new kicker Sunday in Las Vegas.
Washington has signed kicker Brian Johnson off Bears practice squad. Spent time with Saints earlier this season.— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) November 30, 2021
2:06 p.m.: Busted.
Cowboys’ defensive tackle Trysten Hill is being suspended two games for throwing this punch at Las Vegas Raiders’ guard John Simpson after Thursday's Thanksgiving Day game. The suspension starts Thursday night vs. the Saints. pic.twitter.com/bYLwI2v0gO— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 29, 2021
9:06 a.m.: Derek Carr is a nominee for a cool award after his big game at Dallas.
Derek Carr is a nominee for this week’s FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award for his performance against the Cowboys. Carr completed 24 of 39 attempts for 373 yards and 1 touchdown for a 101.8 passer rating in the Raiders’ win.#vegas #raiders #raidernation @HeidiFang pic.twitter.com/FhGO75valQ— Mick Akers (@mickakers) November 29, 2021
11:21 a.m.: Tough news for Dallas.
More rough news for Dallas, already without Amari Cooper (Covid), Dallas will now be without three assistant coaches out today bc of COVID, including asst head coach/offensive line coach Joe Philbin who tested positive for today after feeling symptoms @NFLonFOX— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) November 25, 2021
8:51 a.m.: The Raiders are catching a big break. Standout Dallas receiver CeeDee Lamb is not going to play Thursday.
1:48 p.m.: Fullback Sutton Smith has been promoted for the Dallas game.
We have activated FB Sutton Smith from the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/5PNyOBjXlY— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 24, 2021
12:27 p.m.: More Raiders-Cowboys health updates:
#Raiders RB Jalen Richard (ribs) will play tomorrow after missing last week. Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb (concussion) is questionable.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 24, 2021
Raiders' LB coach Richard Smith will not fly to Dallas with the team due to COVID protocols.— Adam Hill (@AdamHillLVRJ) November 24, 2021
11:28 a.m.: Raiders’ starting left guard John Simpson is questionable to play Thursday at Dallas. If he can’t play, Jordan Simmons will likely start.
G John Simpson (oblique) is questionable to play tomorrow and will be a game day decision, per #Raiders coach Rich Bisaccia. LB Nick Kwiatkoski and CB Keisean Nixon will both be out due to ankle injuries.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 24, 2021
10:27 a.m.: A couple of players who ended their careers with the Raiders are Hall of Fame finalists. Also, of course, Raiders’ legendary receiver Cliff Branch is a senior committee nominee and he should get elected in February.
BREAKING: 7 first-year eligible players are among the list of 26 Modern-Era Player Semifinalists for the Class of 2022.— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) November 24, 2021
More on the semifinalists: https://t.co/C4z4QkeAF5#PFHOF22 pic.twitter.com/E9SnNGRGeX
8:03 a.m.: For the third straight week, a Raiders’ opponent was named a conference player of the week. This time, it’s Cincinnati kicker Evan McPherson.
Week 11 Players of the Week— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 24, 2021
Offense: RB Jonathan Taylor, IND
Defense: DT Chris Jones, KC
ST: Evan McPherson, CIN
Offense: WR Justin Jefferson, MIN
Defense: LB Chandler Jones, AZ
ST: K Jake Elliott, PHI
1:29 p.m.: Raiders’ kicker Daniel Carlson was back at practice fully Tuesday and left guard John Simpson was limited. He has a chance to play Thursday.
8:14 a.m.: With a game against his former team looming, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not pleased with receiver Amari Cooper, who won’t be facing the Raiders on Thursday.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones also expressed frustration with Amari Cooper not being vaxxed on @1053thefan: "It is a 'we' thing when you walk into the locker room. You can't win individually. This is the classic case of how it can impact a team. And this popped us. This did pop us."— Clarence Hill Jr (@clarencehilljr) November 23, 2021
4:04 p.m.: Some movement on the Raiders’ practice squad.
The #Raiders placed S Jordan Brown on the practice squad/COVID-19 list and reverted FB Sutton Smith to the practice squad today. Smith played 12 special teams snaps in his Raider debut, but didn't play on offense. Feels like the FB position is getting cut without Alec Ingold.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 22, 2021
8:15 a.m.: It is looking like the Cowboys will be without both Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb against the Raiders on Thursday.
From @GMFB: #Bears QB Justin Fields had negative X-Rays and the belief is he suffered bruised ribs with more tests coming. Meanwhile, the #Cowboys are likely without their two top WRs on Thursday. pic.twitter.com/w6Ijhb4QUn— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 22, 2021
1:51 p.m.: The Raiders made their practice squad moves official and so long, Marcell Ateman again.
We have signed WR Tyron Johnson to the practice squad.— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 18, 2021
In a corresponding move, we have released WR Marcell Ateman from the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/whyds8zmrF
11:42 a.m.: After being hurt Sunday night and not working Wednesday, backup running back Jalen Richard was back at practice Thursday according to The Athletic.
Jalen Richard (ribs) back at practice today.— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) November 18, 2021
11:14: The Raiders are adding speed at the the receiver position.
11:05 a.m.: Raiders’ rookie safety Tre’von Moehrig is putting in work in coverage. BIG WORK.
2:12 p.m.: For the second time this season, an AFC West opponent who beat the Raiders (the Chargers’ Joey Bosa was the first) questioned Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr when pressured.
8:19 a.m.: For the second week in a row, a Raiders’ opponent was named a player of the week. In Week 10, it was Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In Week 9, it was Xavier McKinney of the New York Giants.
Players of the Week - Week 10— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 17, 2021
Offense: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC
Defense: CB Xavien Howard, MIA
ST: LB E.J. Speed, IND
Offense: WR Deebo Samuel, SF
Defense: CB Darius Slay, PHI
ST: K Zane Gonzalez, CAR
8:10 a.m.: NFL awards will now be handed out three days before the Super Bowl instead of the night before.
11th Annual NFL Honors to be Broadcast on ABC from YouTube Theater in Los Angeles— NFL Media (@NFLMedia) November 16, 2021
⏰| Thursday, Feb. 10 at 9p ET
| ABC (Simulcast on ESPN+ & @nflnetwork)
Release: https://t.co/UwgLkcxeKh pic.twitter.com/92uUUmipm8
8:32 a.m.: For various reasons, Raiders’ running back Josh Jacobs is not making much of an impact.
#Raiders 2019 first round pick Josh Jacobs the past 2 seasons:— Josh Dubow (@JoshDubowAP) November 15, 2021
27th of 29 in yards per carry (min 200): 3.86
44th of 44 on converting 3rd/4th and 1 (min 10): 43.5%
Tied for 51st with 3 runs of 20+ yards
12:51 p.m.: OBJ will not be a Kansas City Chief or even in the AFC.
OBJ expected to be an LA Ram.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 11, 2021
11:40 a.m.: A Raiders’ Thursday practice update. NIck Kwiatkoski and Keisean Nixon, both backups, may not play against the Chiefs on Sunday.
The #Raiders are without LB Nick Kwiatkoski (ankle) and CB Keisean Nixon (ankle) for the second straight practice. TE Darren Waller is back after a rest day yesterday.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 11, 2021
10:15 a.m.: Here we go, the Raiders are digging into pre-draft quarterback scouting. What does it mean? Due diligence at this point.
Pitt QB Kenny Pickett & UNC QB Sam Howell will draw plenty of in-person eyes tonight. Some 30+ scouts are credentialed for game, including at least five GMs: Kevin Colbert (Steelers), Mike Mayock, George Paton (Broncos), Howie Roseman (Eagles) and Rick Spielman (Vikings). #ESPN— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) November 11, 2021
8:12 a.m.: The Raiders may be getting injured starting cornerback Trayvon Mullen back fairly soon.
Rich Bisaccia said that CB Trayvon Mullen (toe) will be off IR before G Richie Incognito (calf):— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) November 11, 2021
"We’re hoping that we can get (Mullen) hopefully to practice maybe the Dallas week and then play (Dec. 5th) ... He’s been doing much better day by day in here.”
1:58 p.m.: Defensive tackle Darius Philon, who was carted off during the Giants game, has been put on the injured reserve. Fellow backup Kendal Vickers replaced him on the 53-man roster. Raiders interim head coach Rich Bisaccia said the team hopes Philon will be out for a short period of time. Also, defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins missed practice with a back injury.
We have placed DT Darius Philon on Reserve/Injured list.— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 10, 2021
We have signed DT Kendal Vickers to the active roster.
We have signed WR Jeff Badet to the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/X6LFuGQde3
12:46 p.m.: The Raiders have reportedly added to the practice squad.
No. 14 is new practice squader Jeff Badet. WR played 3 games for Washington last year. https://t.co/AR5lbh3Ucz— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) November 10, 2021
11:43 a.m.: The Raiders’ injury list Wednesday doesn’t include any starters.
CB Keisean Nixon, LB Nick Kwiatkoski and DT Darius Philon are all missing practice today for the #Raiders after suffering ankle injuries in the loss to the Giants. Nixon is working off to the side with a staffer.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 10, 2021
10:07 a.m.: Hogan is now a Titan.
More moves: Titans signed QB Kevin Hogan to the practice squad after losing Matt Barkley, who was signed to the Panthers' active roster.— Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) November 10, 2021
Tennessee also signed ex-Tennessee State WR to the practice squad https://t.co/58l814dW1y
8:42 a.m.: Among the Raiders worked out Tuesday was quarterback Kevin Hogan.
8:04 a.m.: NFL Media has contract details of the Raiders’ deal with receiver DeSean Jackson:
The #Raiders are giving WR DeSean Jackson $1 million for the rest of the season, source says. So when all is said and done, if he files for termination pay from the #Rams, he’ll earn more than he would have on his initial 2021 contract.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 9, 2021
8:52 a.m.: This may make you feel better after Sunday’s stinker in New Jersey: The Raiders are still on pace to make the playoffs:
At the midway point of the NFL season, here would be the current Wild-Card Weeknd matchups:— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 8, 2021
Patriots at Ravens
Steelers at Chargers
Raiders at Bills
Falcons at Packers
Saints at Bucs
Rams at Cowboys
No. 1 seeds on bye: Cardinals, Titans.
8:28 a.m.: Pro Football Talk has a Raiders-Odell Beckham Jr. update and it’s interesting.
7:22 a.m.: Raiders’ cornerback Damon Arnette has some issues.
1:06 p.m.: He can’t stay healthy, but a former Raiders’ receiver is available and they need receivers.
The #Lions waived WR Tyrell Williams from injured reserve with an injury settlement. He's been on IR since Week 1 after suffering a concussion.— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) November 5, 2021
12:54 p.m.: The Raiders are going into the Giants’ game with a healthy 53-man roster.
Rich Bisaccia says the team will enter Sunday's game with a clean injury report. No designations. #Raiders— Adam Hill (@AdamHillLVRJ) November 5, 2021
#Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia said he expects a few players on injured reserve to begin ramping back up the week of the Bengals game in Week 11. Ideally, those players would be able to play the following week against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving. Didn't specify names.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 5, 2021
11:43 a.m.: Sad news: John Marshall, who was the Raiders’ defensive coordinator in 2009-10, has died. He was 76.
The 49ers mourn the passing of former defensive coordinator John Marshall.— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 5, 2021
Our organization sends its condolences to his wife, Becky, and the entire Marshall family.
8:58 a.m.: A Giants injury update ahead of Sunday’s game against the Raiders:
Saquon Barkley (ankle) is not going to play this week. Wasn’t even out at open portion of practice Friday after false positive Covid test this week.— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) November 5, 2021
“A guy who’s been out for several weeks like that, yeah we’d like to see him on the field,” Joe Judge said before practice.
Like the chances of WR Kenny Golladay (knee) and Kadarius Toney (thumb) for Sunday vs #Raiders. Were heavily involved at Friday’s practice.— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) November 5, 2021
7:12 a.m.: Running back Jalen Richard restructured his contract.
The #Raiders restructured the contract of RB Jalen Richard to create $1.06M in cap room, source said, a little wiggle room to operate.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 5, 2021
1:52 p.m.: The Raiders made some transactions Wednesday:
We have signed free agent LB Marquel Lee.— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 3, 2021
We have signed QB Nathan Peterman and WR Marcell Ateman to the practice squad.
We have released T Dan Skipper from the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/AxNahEpOH5
11:47 a.m.: This is good injury news for the Raiders.
John Simpson and Josh Jacobs are at practice today for the #Raiders after leaving the Eagles win due to injury.— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 3, 2021
Darren Waller was back at practice today as well for the #Raiders after missing the Eagles game— Tashan Reed (@tashanreed) November 3, 2021
8:28 a.m.: A huge break for the Kansas City Chiefs this week:
7:42 a.m.: Some Giants injury updates this week. They are both bad and hurt.
WR Sterling Shepard is expected to miss some time with a quad strain suffered Monday night vs. the Chiefs, per sources. Giants have the Raiders on Sunday and then their bye. So some time to get healthy. Still, the injury hits to their playmakers keep coming.— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) November 3, 2021
Joe Judge on the chance that Saquon Barkley and Kenny Golladay can get back this week from injuries: “I would not rule either one out.”— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) November 3, 2021
Wouldn’t make too much of it at this point … but it’s something. Let’s see how much they do at practice.
7:19 a.m.: The Giants, who the Raiders play Sunday, have some COVID issues this week.
From #NYG: In light of some positive COVID test results yesterday and today, including RB coach Burton Burns, and as precaution, Giants players and Tier 1 and Tier 2 personnel have been required to re-test today. All players have been scheduled to be tested before practice today.— Kim Jones (@KimJonesSports) November 3, 2021
1:40 p.m.: The Raiders may have a need at wide receiver and veteran receiver DeSean Jackson is reportedly going to be available on waivers this week.
The #Rams are expected to release DeSean Jackson, per sources. Both parties explored trade possibilities. Jackson would have stayed but this gives him chance to get more playing time. He'll be subject to waivers.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) November 2, 2021
8:09 a.m.: Will the Raiders deal defensive end Clelin Ferrell today?
Told #Raiders wouldn’t be adverse to trading Ferrell before deadline in five hours but market isn’t robust.— Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonNFL) November 2, 2021
7:12 a.m.: AFC West foe, the Kansas City Chiefs. have added pass-rush help on NFL trade deadline day.