Oakland Raiders Wiretap

Charles Woodson Re-Signs With Raiders

Jan 26, 2015 4:03 PM

The Oakland Raiders have signed Charles Woodson to an extension.

Woodson was scheduled to become a free agent this offseason.

Woodson re-joins the Raiders following a 2014 campaign in which he started all 16 games, leading the team with 160 tackles (105 solo) and four interceptions. 


Tags: Oakland Raiders, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Browns Hire John DeFilippo As Offensive Coordinator

Jan 21, 2015 10:51 AM

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to hire John DeFilippo as offensive coordinator.

DeFilippo was most recently quarterbacks coach for the Oakland Raiders.

DeFilippo will be in charge of figuring out how to maximize the effectiveness of Johnny Manziel.

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, Misc Rumor

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Bill Musgrave Hired By Raiders As Offensive Coordinator

Jan 20, 2015 10:48 AM

The Oakland Raiders have hired Bill Musgrave as offensive coordinator.

Musgrave spent the 2014 season as quarterbacks coach for Chip Kelly with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Musgrave was offensive coordinator under Jack Del Rio in 2003 and 2004 for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Musgrave began his NFL coaching career in Oakland as a quarterbacks coach under Joe Bugel. 

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Raiders Extend Coliseum Lease Through 2015

Jan 16, 2015 7:58 PM

The Oakland Raiders are close to signing a one-year extension to remain at the Coliseum in Oakland in 2015.

Mark Davis has had discussions about a possible relocation of the Raiders to San Antonio or Los Angeles.

“We want to be here,” Davis said. “We’re not using any other place, city or whatever, as leverage. It’s not that way. It’s known that no matter what we do here, it will not be as valuable or economically as great for the Raiders as if we went somewhere else. That’s known. But we still want to be here.”

Davis also said he’d be willing to spend $500 million on a new stadium. A new stadium would likely cost upwards of $1 billion.

Darin Gantt/Pro Football Talk

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Raiders Hire Mike Tice As Offensive Line Coach

Jan 16, 2015 5:51 PM

The Oakland Raiders have hired Mike Tice as offensive line coach.

With the hire of Tice, the Raiders are expected to keep a power running game.

Jack Del Rio was hired this week as head coach.

Tice was most recently with the Atlanta Falcons.

Michael Silver/NFL.com

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Raiders To Hire Jack Del Rio As Head Coach

Jan 14, 2015 11:17 AM

The Oakland Raiders will hire Jack Del Rio as their next head coach.

Del Rio replaces interim head coach Tony Sparano, who took over for Dennis Allen.

Del Rio is a native of the East Bay and was most recently defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos. Del Rio previously was head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Chris Mortensen/ESPN

Tags: Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Misc Rumor

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Jack Del Rio To Interview Again With Raiders

Jan 12, 2015 12:40 PM

Jack Del Rio will have a second interview with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday.

Del Rio just finished up the season as defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos.

Del Rio met with Oakland owner Mark Davis on Jan. 4. This interview is expected to include more members of the Oakland brass. Former Oakland coach John Madden, a close Davis confidant, has been sitting in on recent interviews. 

Del Rio grew up just south of Oakland and his family are long-time Raiders' season ticket holders.



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Raiders Interview Mike Shanahan

Jan 5, 2015 1:13 PM

Mike Shanahan has interviewed with the Oakland Raiders along with the San Francisco 49ers.

Shanahan was head coach of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1988 and 1989.

Dianna Marie Russini/NBC Washington

Tags: Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Misc Rumor

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Raiders Seek Interview With Scott Linehan

Jan 4, 2015 5:33 PM

The Oakland Raiders have requested permission from the Dallas Cowboys to interview Scott Linehan.

Linehan is the Cowboys' passing game coordinator.

Linehan is a free agent of sorts whenever the Cowboys’ season ends. He signed a one-year deal with the team last offseason after a five-year run as the offensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Misc Rumor

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Raiders Haven't Given Up Yet On Jim Harbaugh

Dec 28, 2014 12:37 PM

Despite reports of a deal in place between Jim Harbaugh and Michigan, the Oakland Raiders plan to pursue him as soon as the season ends.

While still under contract to the 49ers through 2015, Harbaugh is not allowed to talk to other NFL teams, but the 49ers can grant that permission if they choose. 

Harbaugh was pursued by Texas last offseason and turned down Michigan in the past.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

Tags: Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Misc Rumor, NCAA

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Jim Harbaugh To Become Head Coach Of Michigan
Jim Harbaugh will return to the college coaching ranks.

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Michigan Officials Will Be In Bay Area To Meet With Jim Harbaugh
Michigan will offer a six-year, $48 million contract to Jim Harbaugh.

Bryan Fischer/NFL.com

Sparano: Latavius Murray Can Become Featured Running Back
Latavius Murray has averaged 83.3 yards per game, 5.4 yards per carry, with eight runs of 10-plus yards and two touchdowns over his past four games.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Raiders To Begin Interviewing Candidates Next Week
Mark Davis will take a more hands-on approach in the hiring process this time than he did when Reggie McKenzie chose Dennis Allen.

Dan Hanzus/NFL.com

Jim Harbaugh Likely To Decide Between Raiders, Michigan
Adam Schefter reports that the pendulum is swinging in Michigan's direction for Jim Harbaugh.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

NFL Waiting On Better L.A. Stadium Offers
The Rams are the clear frontrunner to move to Los Angeles when the time comes, according to Jay Glazer.

Jay Glazer/Fox Sports

49ers, Jim Harbaugh Expected To Part Ways Quickly After Week 17
The Bears are a possibility for Jim Harbaugh, along with the Raiders, Dolphins and Michigan.

Jay Glazer/Fox Sports

Jim Harbaugh Torn Between Michigan, NFL
Jim Harbaugh first would like to see what head-coaching opportunities come available in the NFL.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

NFL Won't Relocate To Los Angeles In 2015
Roger Goodell told the Raiders, Rams and Chargers any team that is considering relocating to Los Angeles should look to 2016 instead, according to sources.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Derek Carr Endorses Tony Sparano As Raiders' Head Coach In 2015
Derek Carr gave Tony Sparano an endorsement to remain head coach of the Raiders.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com

NFL Appears Unlikely To Relocate To L.A. In 2015
The NFL isn't sure which team or teams they want to relocate to Los Angeles.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Mark Davis Planning Overhaul Of Raiders
Mark Davis is getting ready to make bold moves and spend big money to help restore the Raiders after more than a decade of struggles.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Woodson Prefers Harbaugh Coach Michigan Over Raiders
Jim Harbaugh has been linked to both the Raiders and Michigan.

Bryan Fischer/NFL.com

Raiders, Jets Monitoring Jim Harbaugh Situation
Jim Harbaugh has one season remaining on his contract with the 49ers and is widely not expected to remain with the franchise in 2015.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Raiders Sign George Atkinson
The Raiders have signed running back George Atkinson.

Sean d'Oliveira/CBS Sports

Charles Woodson Would Like To Play In 2015
Charles Woodson is 38 and has had an excellent season as he's tied for the team lead in tackles and was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week.

Michael Wagaman/ESPN

Rose Bowl Can Support Just One Team On Interim Basis
The Raiders and Rams are seriously exploring a move to Los Angeles for the 2015 season.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

Raiders' Fans Buy Ad Lobbying For Hue Jackson's Return
A group of Raiders' fans took out a quarter page ad in the Oakland Tribune calling for the franchise to bring back Hue Jackson next season as head coach.

Darin Gantt/Pro Football Talk

Mark Davis Meets With San Antonio Group
The Raiders are in the final year of their lease at O.co Coliseum and are seeking a long-term deal.


Khalil Mack 'Almost Unblockable', 'Jumps Off The Film'
Khalil Mack has had an excellent rookie season in what has been a disappointing 2014 for the Raiders in terms of wins and losses.

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