Raiders rest starters, fall to Seahawks 21-3
Aug31

Raiders rest starters, fall to Seahawks 21-3

The fourth and final preseason game is widely regarded as the final tryout for players attempting to make the team before teams cut down to the 53-man roster, and that’s just how it played for the Raiders. Despite losing 21-3 to the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie gained valuable knowledge of second- and third-string players hoping to make the team. Star running back Darren...

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Raiders 53-man roster projections
Aug30

Raiders 53-man roster projections

With the first round of cuts done and the second round of cuts coming on Friday, SBReport.net takes a look at who will make it and who may get cut. All 32 teams in the NFL are forced to cut their squads down to 53 men on Friday, meaning 22 players are set to be released by general manager Reggie McKenzie and the Raiders. Quarterbacks – 3 53-man roster: Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart, Terrelle Pryor Cut: none Former Brown University...

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Raiders add DB Coye Francies
Aug29

Raiders add DB Coye Francies

The Oakland Raiders announced the addition of Coye Francies on Wednesday, picking up the defensive back on waivers. The addition gives the Raiders another kick returner as Francois has returned three kickoffs this season for 66 yards. The Raiders have struggled in the kick-return game and added wide receiver Roscoe Parrish on Tuesday in an attempt to find some explosiveness in kick returns. Wide receivers Jacoby Ford and Denarius...

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Raiders add wide receiver/return man Roscoe Parrish
Aug28

Raiders add wide receiver/return man Roscoe Parrish

The Oakland Raiders announced the signing of veteran wide receiver and return specialist Roscoe Parrish on Tuesday. Reports surfaced Monday night of the signing on the same day that Parrish was released by the San Diego Chargers. The seven-year veteran has played for only the Buffalo Bills who drafted him in the second round in 2005 out of the University of Miami. Parrish has appeared in 77 games, accumulating 134 receptions for 1,502...

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Raiders reduce roster to 75 players
Aug27

Raiders reduce roster to 75 players

Oakland, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have reduced the team’s active roster to the maximum of 75 players in advance of the National Football League’s Monday deadline of 1 p.m. (PDT). The Raiders on Monday waived LB Korey Bosworth, DE Mason Brodine, DE Wayne Dorsey, S Aaron Henry, CB Terrail Lambert, WR Thomas Mayo, WR DeAundre Muhammad, QB Kyle Newhall-Caballero, S Chaz Powell, FB Manase Tonga and waived-injured FB Rashawn Jackson and...

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