Ex-Raider Javon Walker: “I offered to give [money] back.”

Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Javon Walker was interviewed on a web site called Thefootballgirl.com and had some interesting comments about his days in Silver & Black. Here are some comments from that session. About landing in Oakland: “I was in an unfortunate situation in Oakland where I got put on the backburner… A lot of people know that situation when you go to Oakland so it’s not to no surprise. It wasn’t the right...

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Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell on TMZ

We have seen it all. Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell has now been featured on the infamous celebrity gossip web site TMZ.com. The headline: NFL QB JaMarcus Russell – Heavy Bettor. The tid-bit stated that the hefty passer was in Las Vegas catching the Jay-Z concert and playing craps at the Palms Casino Resort. With all the recent ramblings about his weight and speculation regarding whether or not he’s been trying to...

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Raiders Pre-Season Schedule Announced

The Oakland Raiders 2010 pre-season schedule was announced on Wednesday. The usual opponents will do battle with the Silver & Black in the summer, with the exception of the Chicago Bears, as Oakland will travel in week-two to face the NFC North participant. Dallas, Seattle are regular rivals during the pre-season, as well as the 49ers, in the yearly battle of the bay contest. Here is the list of games: Week 1 (Aug. 12-16) – Time...

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Safety Hiram Eugene signs tender with Raiders

The Oakland Raiders came to terms with their restricted free agent safety, Hiram Eugene. Before he agreed to come back for one more year, the 29-year old signed a waiver to allow his participation during the off-season conditioning program. Eugene has served in a back-up capacity for the most part, occasionally starting at free safety when Michael Huff was deemed ineffective in 2008. He originally signed as a un-drafted free agent in...

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Raiders interested in Volunteers’ Jonathan Crompton

Well, it sure does appear that the Oakland Raiders are in the market for a quarterback. Whether they are the frontrunners in landing Donovan McNabb’s services or working out possible prospects in next month’s NFL Draft, the Silver & Black have been busy evaluating potential candidates for that position. Last week, they worked out Oregon State’s Sean Canfield in Carlsbad, California. Now, reports indicate that they will take a look...

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