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Raiders April news tracker

All the latest NFL news and rumors

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Chandler Jones
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April 28

3:51 p.m.: The Raiders created some cap room.

11:41 a.m.: Raymond Chester will rep the Silver and Black in the second round of the draft.

April 27

2:59 p.m.: This would be something.

1:41 p.m.: A star player is staying in the AFC.

7:28 a.m.: Movement at No. 3?

April 26

1:41 p.m.: Could the No. 12 pick interest the Raiders?

April 24

1:27 p.m.: Aaron Rodgers and the Jets will be playing in Las Vegas this season. Could be a prime-timer

April 21

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.

8:23 a.m.: Will a poor test result cause C.J. Stroud to tumble in the draft?

April 20

7:21 a.m.: The Raiders have added to their coaching staff with Keith Heyward, who has local ties.

April 19

10:32 a.m.: The Raiders’ draft interest never ends.

7:15 a.m.: The Raiders had a visit with standout Alabama safety Brian Branch.

7:01 a.m.: Teams are reportedly calling the 49ers about quarterback Trey Lance. Could the Raiders’ show interest?

April 18

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.

April 17

2:10 p.m.: This would be wild.

7:43 a.m.: Will Tyree Wilson be drafted higher than Will Anderson?

April 14

7:54 a.m.: Gerard McCoy, who played one game with the Raiders in 2021 (and who hasn’t played since), has retired.

April 13

3:29 p.m.: Former Raiders’ offensive lineman Jackson Barton has signed with Arizona.

2:16 p.m.: The Colts are reportedly focused on Kentucky quarterback Will Levis at No. 4.

7:18 a.m.: More smoke that Bryce Young is the guy for Carolina at No. 1.

April 12

1:35 p.m.: Add Stanford’s Tanner McKee to the Raiders’ list of draft quarterbacks they are investigating.

1:32 p.m.: The Raiders made some minor roster moves.

9:45 a.m.: The Raiders are looking at yet another cornerback.

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?

April 11

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.

8:07 a.m.: Texas Tech pass-rusher Tyree Wilson is visiting the Raiders this week.

April 10 (Happy birthday, John Madden. We miss you.)

9:23 a.m.: The Raiders have to be in this mix, right?

April 5

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.

7:29 a.m.: The Brian Hoyer money is in.

6:02 a.m.: Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr., a first-round projection, has visited the Raiders.

April 4

2:19 p.m.: Raiders’ free agent tight end Foster Moreau had another visit with the New Orleans Saints.

8:39 a.m.: The Raiders are still being connected to New England quarterback Mac Jones.

April 3

11:24 a.m.: The Raiders met with Pitt safety Brandon Hill.

8:01 a.m.: The Raiders are reportedly still interested in the No. 3 overall draft pick in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals.