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Raiders May news tracker

Latest Raiders and NFL news and rumors

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May 20

1:46 p.m.: To make room for receiver Jordan Veasy, the Raiders released fullback Sutton Smith. He was signed last year after Alec Ingold tore his ACL. The new Las Vegas regime signed Jakob Johnson (who was in New England with new head coach Josh McDaniels), so Smith was expendable.

8:01 a.m.: The Raiders are signing wide receiver Jordan Veasy. He has been in camp with several teams and played two games with Houston last season. He is a long shot to make the roster.

May 19

9:22 a.m.: Check out the Raiders’ representative at an important NFL gathering next week.

7:59 a.m.: Former Raiders’ offensive lineman Jon Feliciano talked about his personal issues early on his career with our Ariel Helwani. We’re so happy Jon has worked through his struggles.

May 18

2:50 p.m.: The Raiders added to their front office.

10:57 a.m.: The entire preseason slate is now set.

9:13 a.m.: We have dates for the Raiders’ two home preseason games.

8:04 a.m.: The NFL is taking an important step forward.

May 17

7:49 a.m.: Defensive end Jack Crawford, a fifth-round draft pick of the Raiders in 2012, has retired. Congrats.

May 16

2:30 p.m.: The Raiders have made some roster additions and cut undrafted rookie Tre Turner they gave a nice bonus to. He must have not been impressive at the rookie minicamp during the weekend.

10:12 a.m.: Former longtime Raiders’ assistant coach, the late Greg Knapp, was honored Monday.

7:43 a.m.: Longtime Raiders’ foe Melvin Ingram is staying in the AFC.

May 13

8:01 a.m.: The Raiders and Patriots will practice together late in the preseason. Josh McDaniels and Bill Belichick are together again.

May 12

4:48 p.m.: The Raiders announced they have signed draft picks, Dylan Parham, Matthew Butler, Thayer Munford and Brittain Brown. They have two more to go, Zamir White and Neil Farrell. They could sign at any time. The rookie minicamp starts Friday.

6:22 a.m.: Here’s another NFL schedule tease. Full schedule released tonight.

May 11

7:48 a.m.: With the NFL schedule coming out Thursday night, the league continues to release some teaser games.

May 10

7:34 a.m.: This community is rooting for the Rams on Christmas Day.

May 9

11:14 a.m.: This would be wild.

11:02 a.m.: Raiders’ star pass-rusher Maxx Crosby was a runner-up t oan award won by Washington coach Ron Rivera.

8:44 a.m.: The NFL has announced a Week 2 Monday Night Football doubleheader.

May 6

11:19 a.m.: Another former member of the Patriots appears to be joining the Raiders.

10:21 a.m. Here are the new numbers of the Raiders’ new draft class.

10:03 a.m.: The Raiders will travel the ninth most air miles in the 2022 NFL season.

8:05 a.m.: Linebacker K.J. Wright, who spent last season with the Raiders, could return to Seattle.

May 5

3:51 p.m.: Another key member of the Raiders’ business side has departed the team.

2:00 p.m.: After adding two running backs in the draft and adding in undrafted free agency, the Raiders cut running back Trey Ragas on Thursday. It is not a surprise. He was signed as an undrafted free agent last year and played in one game and spent most of the season on the practice squad. He had one carry and two catches.

1:50 p.m.: Now, Charles Woodson has answered Brady.

1:44 p.m.: The Raiders are rolling out numbers of their draft picks.

1:39 p.m.: For your schedule-release planning next week.

1:01 p.m.: The Chargers signed a linebacker the Raiders were connected to.

12:40 p.m.: As usual, Raiders’ players have selling power.

10:14 a.m.: A former Raider has a visit.

10:12 a.m.: The Raiders have answered.

8:55 a.m.: Oh, shut up, Tom. You think that makes it better?

8:18 a.m.: NBA legend Magic Johnson is trying to become a member of the AFC West as a part owner of the Denver Broncos.

May 4

4:28 p.m.: Dave Ziegler has added to his front office by adding longtime scout Lenny McGill to the Raiders.

3:49 p.m.: In keeping with Nevada guidelines, vaccines/masks will not be required for Raiders’ home games in 2022. This was expected.

2:58 p.m.: The Raiders are reportedly making more changes in their front office. This often happens this time of year, especially when their is a regime change.

2:12 p.m.: It appears the Giants are close to releasing cornerback James Bradberry. He has played for new Raiders’ defensive coordinator Patrick Graham and the Raiders could use help at cornerback. It will be something to watch if/when Bradberry hits the open market.

7:49 a.m.: The NFL announced its five international games for the 2022 season. No, the Raiders aren’t playing in one of them.

May 3

4:08 p.m.: The Chargers added to the secondary.

3:54 p.m.: Apparently, the Mullen medical issue is not overly serious.

12:32 p.m.: Raiders’ cornerback Travon Mullen is having a surgery. It is unknown what it is and how long his recovery time is.

10:21 a.m.: The Raiders rookie minicamp is coming up.

7:23 a.m.: Brown quarterback EJ Perry is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was often connected to the Raiders prior to the draft.

May 2

2:20 p.m.: The Chiefs have made a trade.

12:02 p.m.: A veteran cornerback is off the market as Jason Verrett as returned to the 49ers.

9:35 a.m.: A player often connected to the Raiders lands in the AFC West.

8:47 a.m.: The free agent market may start picking up.