10:58 a.m.: Former Chicago defensive tackle Akiem Hicks signed with Tampa Bay. That may be another indication Ndamukong Suh is headed elsewhere. There has been rumors of the Raiders being interested in him.
Former Bears’ DL Akiem Hicks reached agreement today on a one-year deal worth up to $10 million with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per source. Deal negotiated by Bucs’ exec Mike Greenberg and agents @DrewJRosenhaus and @RyanMatha.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 31, 2022
10:51 a.m.: ESPN is reporting the Raiders liked what they saw in Colin Kaepernick’s workout Wednesday. But a signing does not appear to be imminent. Thus, perhaps they will revisit it later if they don’t like what they see from their backups or if there is an injury.
10:52 a.m.: The roster cut-down day will be Tuesday, August 30.
Teams will cut rosters to 53 players on August 30. https://t.co/Y5y3uG9kIk— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 26, 2022
4:35 p.m.: Some news about 2022 roster changes. More freedmon for injured reserve use.
Roster management notes for next season, via NFLN:— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) May 25, 2022
- Players placed on IR now miss a minimum of 4 games (not 3).
- Up to 8 players can be designated to return from IR.
- Players can come back from IR twice in one year.
- Teams can have up to 16 players on the practice squad.
1:55 p.m.: The Raiders added depth on the defensive line by signing former Green Bay defensive lineman Tyler Lancaster. He was in Green Bay with new Las Vegas defensive coordinator Patrick Graham in 2018.
2:06 p.m.: Undrafted free agent running back Sincere McCormick was placed on the injured reserve.
We have placed RB Sincere McCormick on the Reserve/Injured list. pic.twitter.com/osXCKM5AvR— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) May 24, 2022
11:17 a.m.: Some interesting summer roster cutdown news.
League owners approve roster changes for preseason - reductions to 85 players after the first preseason game, 80 after second game, and 53 after third game. pic.twitter.com/PntQmOHBDs— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) May 24, 2022
10:10 a.m.: Another veteran cornerback is off the market.
7:59 a.m.: The combine is staying in Indianapolis for the next two years and that’s good news for everyone.
The 2023 and 2024 NFL Scouting Combines will be in Indianapolis, source said. The issue was just discussed and presented at the league meeting.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 24, 2022
2:34 p.m.: The Raiders made a minor roster move.
Raiders placed Malkelm Morrison on reserve retired list— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 23, 2022
2:00 p.m.: This is a thing of beauty.
take 5 mins & watch this sheer brilliancepic.twitter.com/NJxLESfEkL— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) May 23, 2022
8:26 a.m.: Today is a big day for the Raiders’ in their offseason program.
Reminder, @Raiders begin Phase 3 of offseason program today: 4 weeks long, up to 10 days of organized team practice activity - or “OTA’s”- with 7-on-7, 9-on-7, and 11-on-11 drills are allowed. Mandatory Minicamp: June 7-9.— Vincent Bonsignore (@VinnyBonsignore) May 23, 2022
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.
#Raiders roster moves:— Raiders PR (@RAIDERS_PR) May 20, 2022
-Sign free agent WR Jordan Veasy
-Released FB Sutton Smith
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.
9:22 a.m.: Check out the Raiders’ representative at an important NFL gathering next week.
The Inaugural Coach and Front Office Accelerator is on tap for next week at the Spring League Meeting in Atlanta. pic.twitter.com/MJQdJYGVS4— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 19, 2022
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.
Had an incredibly illuminating chat w/ @Giants C @MongoFeliciano.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 19, 2022
He opened up about a lot of serious stuff that, dare I say, most active athletes don’t discuss.
* homeless years
* suicidal thoughts while in Oak
* leaving Buff
* signing w/ NYG
Enjoy: https://t.co/cC8o2CeUYf pic.twitter.com/mVXIfP5dZz
2:50 p.m.: The Raiders added to their front office.
Analytics transaction: the Raiders are hiring Brad Goldsberry from the Bears as Director of Football Systems, per sources.— Seth Walder (@SethWalder) May 18, 2022
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.
The @Raiders preseason home games: Sun, Aug 14 MINNESOTA VIKINGS 1:25pm PDT— Vincent Bonsignore (@VinnyBonsignore) May 18, 2022
Fri, Aug 26 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 5:15 pm PDT
8:04 a.m.: The NFL is taking an important step forward.
The NFL will hold a diversity seminar Monday in Atlanta. Each team will send minority head coaching and GM candidates to participate in networking opportunities and other events with team owners, ahead of Tuesday's regularly scheduled one-day owners' meeting.— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) May 18, 2022
7:49 a.m.: Defensive end Jack Crawford, a fifth-round draft pick of the Raiders in 2012, has retired. Congrats.
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.
Raiders cut Tre Turner and Brett Heggie— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 16, 2022
10:12 a.m.: Former longtime Raiders’ assistant coach, the late Greg Knapp, was honored Monday.
Leslie Frazier and Greg Knapp selected as PFWA 2022 Dr. Z Award class https://t.co/9OeotD2Dnl— Pro Football Writers (@PFWAwriters) May 16, 2022
7:43 a.m.: Longtime Raiders’ foe Melvin Ingram is staying in the AFC.
Breaking: FA DE Melvin Ingram is signing with the #Dolphins, per source.— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) May 15, 2022
The 3x Pro Bowler has 51 career sacks with 74 TFLs and 119 QB hits. Another good move for Chris Grier and the Phins.
8:01 a.m.: The Raiders and Patriots will practice together late in the preseason. Josh McDaniels and Bill Belichick are together again.
Patriots and Raiders will have joint practices before their preseason finale, according to a league source.— Greg A. Bedard (@GregABedard) May 13, 2022
Kind of surprised since Raiders are in HOF game and have an extra exhibition, and they play each other in regular season. Interesting.
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.
HERE. WE. GO.— Sunday Night Football on NBC (@SNFonNBC) May 12, 2022
As just revealed on @TODAYshow, Week 4 of Sunday Night Football will feature the @Chiefs and @Buccaneers. #NFLScheduleRelease ➡️ TONIGHT at 8 ET on @nflnetwork and @peacockTV. pic.twitter.com/2xTKlQCC6d
7:48 a.m.: With the NFL schedule coming out Thursday night, the league continues to release some teaser games.
More scheduling nuggets: Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys will travel to Green Bay in Week 10 to face the Packers on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 4:25 ET.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 11, 2022
Full schedule will be released Thursday night, at 8 pm, on ESPN. pic.twitter.com/tAsuDP7BW6
7:34 a.m.: This community is rooting for the Rams on Christmas Day.
11:14 a.m.: This would be wild.
If the Steelers don't play the Raiders at Heinz Field on Dec. 23 -- the exact 50-year anniversary of the Immaculate Reception -- I have grossly overestimated the NFL marketing people, schedule-makers and TV executives. We'll find out Thursday night.— Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) May 9, 2022
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.
11:19 a.m.: Another former member of the Patriots appears to be joining the Raiders.
Source: The Raiders are working towards hiring Patriots national scout Brandon Yeargan as their new college scouting director. He’ll replace Jim Abrams.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 6, 2022
10:21 a.m. Here are the new numbers of the Raiders’ new draft class.
ICYMI: Jersey numbers for the 2022 draft class are in pic.twitter.com/qjixTLtjcZ— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) May 6, 2022
10:03 a.m.: The Raiders will travel the ninth most air miles in the 2022 NFL season.
With the full NFL schedule being released Thursday night, here is a look at the teams that will travel the most miles and the most time zones this season, via @billsperos.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 6, 2022
The Steelers will travel the fewest miles and not leave the eastern time zone all season. pic.twitter.com/MAzxijyYAC
8:05 a.m.: Linebacker K.J. Wright, who spent last season with the Raiders, could return to Seattle.
K.J. Wright hoping to return to Seahawks. https://t.co/D8gx3gBuwl— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 6, 2022
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.
Raiders cut Trey Ragas— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 5, 2022
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.
The full NFL schedule will be released on May 12. But the NFL will also slowly trickle out some games throughout the week.— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) May 5, 2022
May 9: ESPN will announce some of their games.
May 10: CBS's turn
May 11: FOX's turn
May 12: NBC's turn + all teams will announce their first home game.
1:01 p.m.: The Chargers signed a linebacker the Raiders were connected to.
#Chargers announce done deal with Kyle Van Noy. Veteran LB joins Brandon Staley’s squad.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) May 5, 2022
12:40 p.m.: As usual, Raiders’ players have selling power.
Raiders on the NFLPA’s Top 50 player merchandise sales list:— Mick Akers (@mickakers) May 5, 2022
-No. 25 Josh Jacobs
-No. 30 Darren Waller
-No. 33 Davante Adams (w/Green Bay)
-No. 49 Derek Carr#vegas #raiders #RaiderNation https://t.co/hJoYXXuPOh
10:14 a.m.: A former Raider has a visit.
Veteran LB Nick Kwiatkoski visited the #Falcons today, per source. He has two other visits lined up and should sign somewhere soon.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 5, 2022
10:12 a.m.: The Raiders have answered.
8:55 a.m.: Oh, shut up, Tom. You think that makes it better?
Everyone keep this on the down low please. pic.twitter.com/xPtrg1kXjr— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) May 5, 2022
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.
BREAKING: Magic Johnson has entered the bidding for the Denver Broncos and will join the group being led by Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Josh Harris.— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) May 5, 2022
The team is expected to sell for ~$4 billion, a new record for the highest price ever paid for a sports team.
(h/t @Sportico) pic.twitter.com/6kAQfMS4in
4:28 p.m.: Dave Ziegler has added to his front office by adding longtime scout Lenny McGill to the Raiders.
#Raiders GM Dave Ziegler is adding to the front office, hiring Lenny McGill from the #Dolphins to serve as a Senior National Scout, source said. McGill had previously been an area scout for Miami, also having worked for the #Broncos and #Packers.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 4, 2022
3:49 p.m.: In keeping with Nevada guidelines, vaccines/masks will not be required for Raiders’ home games in 2022. This was expected.
Not surprising as Nevada no longer requires vaccine/mask mandates for large events.— Mick Akers (@mickakers) May 4, 2022
But Raiders no longer requiring vaccines or masks for home games at Allegiant Stadium. #vegas #raiders #RaiderNation @SkylerBeltran pic.twitter.com/TGWtN1uNZd
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.
Teddy Atlas III is out as #Raiders Asst Director of College Scouting after more than a decade with the team. Atlas, the son of the legendary boxing trainer who is his namesake, also had experience with the #Browns and #Jets. New GM Dave Ziegler continues his staff makeover.— Neil Stratton (@InsideTheLeague) May 4, 2022
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.
With no trade market developing, Giants close to releasing James Bradberry. https://t.co/q9t7KZO3o1— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 4, 2022
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.
NFL’s full 2022 International Series:— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 4, 2022
London: Vikings-Saints (Oct. 2)
London: Giants-Packers (Oct. 9)
London: Broncos-Jaguars (Oct. 30)
Munich: Seahawks-Bucs (Nov. 13)
Mexico City: 49ers-Cardinals (Nov. 21)
4:08 p.m.: The Chargers added to the secondary.
Breaking: FA CB Bryce Callahan has agreed with the #Chargers on a 1-year deal, per source.— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) May 3, 2022
Callahan has been a very good player for both #Broncos and #Bears, recording six INTs, 194 tackles and 29 passes defensed in six NFL seasons.
Callahan plans to sign tomorrow in LA. ⚡️
3:54 p.m.: Apparently, the Mullen medical issue is not overly serious.
No reason to freak out. No specifics given, but was told minor surgery, not major.— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) May 3, 2022
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.
No answers yet on what kind of surgery Mullen is having. pic.twitter.com/pEnMCd92zk— Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) May 3, 2022
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.
Former Brown QB EJ Perry, who some expected to land in Philadelphia with the Eagles, has decided to sign instead with the Jacksonville Jaguars, per his agent @Seanstellato.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 3, 2022
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.
Kansas City Chiefs are signing former Clemson standout wide receiver Justyn Ross, per a league source— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 2, 2022
8:47 a.m.: The free agent market may start picking up.
Effective 4 PM ET, any unrestricted free agent that signs with a team no longer counts against the compensatory draft pick formula.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 2, 2022
This includes the likes of Tyrann Mathieu, Odell Beckham, Jr., Jadeveon Clowney and Duane Brown.
Their markets could pick up as a result of it.