3:51 p.m.: The Raiders created some cap room.
Prior to the start of Day 2 of the draft, per source:— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 28, 2023
The 49ers restructured the contract of RB Christian McCaffrey to create $8.576M in salary cap space.
The Raiders restructured the contract of OLB Chandler Jones, creating $5.068M in cap space.
11:41 a.m.: Raymond Chester will rep the Silver and Black in the second round of the draft.
The NFL legends and active players will announce picks in the 2nd round of the 2023 Draft.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 28, 2023
The list includes players such as Devin Hester (Bears), Fred Taylor (Jaguars), AJ Green (Bengals), DeMarcus Ware (Broncos), among others.
The full list is attached. pic.twitter.com/8c0klP8kKo
2:59 p.m.: This would be something.
Hearing Cardinals are trying to send No. 3 overall and DeAndre Hopkins to Titans for No. 11 pick plus more.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 27, 2023
1:41 p.m.: A star player is staying in the AFC.
Sources: Lamar Jackson and the #Ravens have agreed to terms. He has his deal.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 27, 2023
7:28 a.m.: Movement at No. 3?
: The #Titans have called the #Cardinals about possibly trading up to the 3rd overall pick, sources tell @diannaESPN— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 27, 2023
"My sense is the Titans have their eyes on a quarterback, and they'll do everything they can to go get him." pic.twitter.com/8YYjPwtqWe
1:41 p.m.: Could the No. 12 pick interest the Raiders?
1:27 p.m.: Aaron Rodgers and the Jets will be playing in Las Vegas this season. Could be a prime-timer
Green Bay gets: No. 13 pick, No. 42 pick, No. 207, 2024 conditional 2nd-round pick that can become a 1st.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 24, 2023
New York gets: No. 15 pick, No. 170 pick, Aaron Rodgers. https://t.co/xFcU9AHSnq
1:18 p.m.: Casey Hayward, who played well for the Raiders in 2021, was released by the Atlanta Falcons. Las Vegas needs corners. Maybe a reunion could happen.
The Falcons have released veteran CB Casey Heyward.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 21, 2023
8:23 a.m.: Will a poor test result cause C.J. Stroud to tumble in the draft?
C.J. Stroud’s low S2 score is the latest in a long line of Ohio State draft stock attacks https://t.co/HrZlVGfZhz— SB Nation NFL (@SBNationNFL) April 21, 2023
7:21 a.m.: The Raiders have added to their coaching staff with Keith Heyward, who has local ties.
The Raiders are adding former UNLV defensive coordinator Keith Heyward as their defensive quality control coach. He spent last season with the Rebels. https://t.co/zd5RzluGQA— Vegas Nation (@VegasNation) April 20, 2023
10:32 a.m.: The Raiders’ draft interest never ends.
Florida A&M @FAMUAthletics WR Xavier Smith drawn interest from multiple #NFL teams, per source, including: #Bills #Panthers #Bears #Lions #Chiefs #Raiders #Chargers #Rams #Giants #Jets #49ers #Buccaneers #Titans @HBCULegacyBowl Caught 228 career passes for 2,893 yards, 25 scores— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 19, 2023
7:15 a.m.: The Raiders had a visit with standout Alabama safety Brian Branch.
Alabama All-American safety Brian Branch @AlabamaFTBL visited #Giants on Tuesday, also had visits with #Texans #Commanders #Raiders #VIkings #Lions #Falcons and private workout with #Bills, per league sources @KPRC2 https://t.co/PNdxczZ8lx https://t.co/DT6UkwNidp— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 19, 2023
7:01 a.m.: Teams are reportedly calling the 49ers about quarterback Trey Lance. Could the Raiders’ show interest?
Sources: The #49ers have received inquiries from several teams looking into a potential trade for former No. 3 pick QB Trey Lance. The conversations have been the result of SF fielding the calls, not making them, with teams aware that Brock Purdy is likely the future starter. pic.twitter.com/ddOZjZq5Xn— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 19, 2023
7:29 a.m.: Chris Smith, who played eight games with the Raiders in 2020, has died at the age of 31. Our condolences go out to his friends and family.
Chris Smith, former NFL defensive lineman, dies at age of 31https://t.co/1psbLAFZEe— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) April 18, 2023
2:10 p.m.: This would be wild.
Update: A QB isn't expected to be drafted after the 1st overall pick until at least the 4th pick, per @AdamSchefter— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 17, 2023
"We've heard quarterbacks go 1, 2, 3, 4.. in this Draft, that's not going to happen, I believe."
Adds the #Colts could get the second best QB in the Draft at #4. pic.twitter.com/kl8mvOzRwn
To be clear, Schefter doesn't specifically say a QB isn't expected to be drafted between picks 2-4.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 17, 2023
He speaks about that possibility in the video attached, there's simply a chance, based on what he said.
7:43 a.m.: Will Tyree Wilson be drafted higher than Will Anderson?
There are questions on who's the better Edge in the 2023 Draft.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 17, 2023
An NFL coach with a top 10 pick said: “Tyree Wilson will be a better pro than Will Anderson.", per @peter_king
King adds that he wouldn't be surprised if Wilson is picked ahead of Anderson, possibly by the #Texans pic.twitter.com/YPfVTJD4Zk
7:54 a.m.: Gerard McCoy, who played one game with the Raiders in 2021 (and who hasn’t played since), has retired.
3:29 p.m.: Former Raiders’ offensive lineman Jackson Barton has signed with Arizona.
#Cardinals are expected to sign free agent OT Jackson Barton, who is taking his physical with the team, per source. Barton was with Raiders the last two seasons and was active for six games last year.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) April 13, 2023
2:16 p.m.: The Colts are reportedly focused on Kentucky quarterback Will Levis at No. 4.
The #Colts currently have Will Levis ahead of Anthony Richardson in their QB rankings, source told @nfldraftscout— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) April 13, 2023
Miller added that the current chatter is that Indy isn't expected to trade up to get a QB, not even one spot, and the more ready-now Levis will be the pick. pic.twitter.com/Eik8zEouKG
7:18 a.m.: More smoke that Bryce Young is the guy for Carolina at No. 1.
1:35 p.m.: Add Stanford’s Tanner McKee to the Raiders’ list of draft quarterbacks they are investigating.
The Cowboys, Raiders, Cardinals, and Packers have each expressed interest and met with Stanford QB Tanner McKee, a source said.— Ryan Fowler (@_RyanFowler_) April 12, 2023
Pocket passer with a live arm that has some traits to like under center. pic.twitter.com/PUKWcSyR6F
1:32 p.m.: The Raiders made some minor roster moves.
#Raiders roster move:— Raiders PR (@RAIDERS_PR) April 12, 2023
-Waived P Julian Diaz and WR Isaiah Zuber.
9:45 a.m.: The Raiders are looking at yet another cornerback.
#Raiders hosting Maryland @TerpsFootball corner Deonte Banks for visit today, per a league source. Banks (6-0, 197) is one of the most athletic defensive backs in #NFLDraft Ran 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds with 1.49 10-yard split, 42-inch vertical leap and 11-4 broad jump @KPRC2— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 12, 2023
7:39 a.m.: Will Raiders’ franchised-tagged running back Josh Jacobs take the same stance as Saquon Barkley and bypass the start of the Raiders’ OTAs?
Giants’ RB Saquon Barkley does not plan to sign his franchise tender before the team’s upcoming off-season program begins Monday, making him ineligible to participate, as @KimJonesSports reported.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 12, 2023
2:53 p.m.: The Raiders are visiting with a linebacker prior to the draft.
1:35 p.m.: The C.J. Stroud visit with the Raiders is happening Tuesday.
10:01 a.m.: The NFL Sunday Ticket prices for this season have been set.
YouTube has announced its pricing for NFL Sunday Ticket:— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) April 11, 2023
YouTube TV subscribers:
• $349/season ($249 if you purchase before June 6)
• $389 ($289 early) if you bundle with RedZone
Non-YouTube TV subscribers:
• $449/season ($349 early)
• $489 ($389 early) with RedZone pic.twitter.com/TtLbNgGldi
8:07 a.m.: Texas Tech pass-rusher Tyree Wilson is visiting the Raiders this week.
Texas Tech DE Tyree Wilson is doing 30 visits with the Jaguars (today), Cardinals (Wed), Raiders (Thu) and Patriots (Fri) this week. Jags and Pats sit lower than he'll go, but Wilson loved the idea of getting time with Doug Pederson and Bill Belichick.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 11, 2023
(Wilson = a top 10 lock.)
April 10 (Happy birthday, John Madden. We miss you.)
9:23 a.m.: The Raiders have to be in this mix, right?
At least six teams have inquired with the Arizona Cardinals about trading up for the third overall pick in the upcoming April 27 NFL Draft, per league sources. Cardinals still are mulling whether to move pick or make it.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 10, 2023
10:42 a.m.: ESPN is saying Bryce Young is going No. 1.
9:39 a.m.: Are Anthony Richardson and Will Levis off the Raiders’ board? One draft expert thinks so.
Todd McShay to me just now on his Pre Draft conference call when talking about QBs says his understanding from his sources and talking around the league "if its not CJ Stroud or Bryce Young the Raiders are not interested". #Raiders— Your Boy Q (@YourboyQ254) April 5, 2023
7:29 a.m.: The Brian Hoyer money is in.
Brian Hoyer’s 2-year contract with the Raiders is for a total of $4.5M.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 5, 2023
By the end of the deal, he’ll be approaching $37M in career earnings over 16 seasons.
6:02 a.m.: Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr., a first-round projection, has visited the Raiders.
Penn State @PennStateFball corner Joey Porter Jr. visited #Raiders today, #Commanders on Monday and has upcoming visits with #Ravens, #Panthers, #Saints and #Eagles, according to league sources. #NFLDraft2023 @KPRC2 https://t.co/kbcBUbuYDd— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 5, 2023
2:19 p.m.: Raiders’ free agent tight end Foster Moreau had another visit with the New Orleans Saints.
#Saints brought in Foster Moreau for a visit. Moreau was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma during a physical with the Saints. He is undergoing treatment— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 4, 2023
8:39 a.m.: The Raiders are still being connected to New England quarterback Mac Jones.
Per source, Bill Belichick has shopped Mac Jones this offseason. Could a trade still happen? https://t.co/z3cUkJQwtE— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 4, 2023
11:24 a.m.: The Raiders met with Pitt safety Brandon Hill.
.@Pitt_FB S @brandonhill_6 is one of my favorite DBs in the draft. Hill, who ran the 40 in 4.43 & had a 10-3 broad, is being underrated.— Justin M (@JustinM_NFL) April 3, 2023
Hill's recently met with 49ers, Jets, Giants, Cardinals, Buccaneers, Texans, Raiders & Broncos.
8:01 a.m.: The Raiders are reportedly still interested in the No. 3 overall draft pick in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals.