Raiders add powerful guard prospect
May09

Raiders add powerful guard prospect

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 – Oakland started the day with the 67th overall pick in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In a move reminiscent of the year before, General Manager Reggie McKenzie worked out a deal with the Miami Dolphins to acquire an extra selection in exchange for moving down. In exchange, the Raiders acquired the 81st overall pick in the third round, and added the 116th overall pick in the fourth round. With the 81st...

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Derek Carr talks to the media
May09

Derek Carr talks to the media

May 9, 2014 – Quarterback Derek Carr, the newest Oakland Raider, took a few minutes to speak with the media after his selection 36th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Fresno State product started off by saying he was pleased to be staying in California with the Silver & Black: “Honestly, I’m a football player, I’ll play anywhere. But the fact that it’s in Oakland, I can’t tell you how happy I am.” Carr went on to say that he has...

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Raiders get their quarterback of the future
May09

Raiders get their quarterback of the future

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 – A day after tabbing pass-rusher Khalil Mack with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders bolstered their offense with the fourth pick of the second round. How much of a contribution they get from quarterback Derek Carr, and when, remains to be seen. But the 36th overall pick out of Fresno State was a first-round talent who lasted until early in the second round – and just like when...

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Raiders get their rusher at No. 5
May08

Raiders get their rusher at No. 5

NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 – The Oakland Raiders came into the 2014 NFL Draft hoping a true first-tier prospect would last until their No. 5 overall first-round pick. That would give General Manager Reggie McKenzie either a potential superstar to build his third team around, or the best chance to find a trade partner and secure more picks for a team badly in need of talent and depth. In the end, the Raiders’ man was there, and they opted...

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Silver & Black Report Mailbag: First Edition
May07

Silver & Black Report Mailbag: First Edition

Silver & Black Report sought out questions from Raider Nation on our forum site, RaiderFans.net, and these are the answers formed by our knowledge of the team. If you would like to submit a question for the next Silver & Black Report mailbag, just create a username at RaiderFans.net and keep a look out for the “MAILBAG” threads in the regular forum.   Swoosh23: My question would be for Reggie McKenzie or the...

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