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  • Oakland Raiders - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT The Oakland Raiders announced Wednesday night that new signee offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed his physical, voiding the five-year $42.5 million deal the two sides agreed to the day before, and...
  • Former UCF QB Blake Bortles wows NFL evaluators at Pro Day workout

    Former UCF QB Blake Bortles wows NFL evaluators at Pro Day workout
    Blake Bortles stood at the center of the NFL Draft universe on Wednesday afternoon, the UCF logo underneath his feet and a throng of NFL executives focused solely on him. Scouts from 29 of 32 NFL teams lined the field inside UCF's Nicholson Fieldhouse...
  • QB Bortles 'solid' during scripted pro day workout

    QB Bortles 'solid' during scripted pro day workout
    Blake Bortles' startling ascent from relative unknown to potential No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick stayed on course with one long-time NFL scout at Central Florida's pro day Wednesday characterizing the quarterback's workout as a "very solid performance...
  • Bridgewater presents a weighty problem for NFL scouts

    Passing on Teddy Bridgewater could be a perilous decision for franchises with question marks at the quarterback position. Poised and polished, accurate and articulate, Bridgewater comes with a choir boy image and history of success and production that in...
  • Oakland Raiders anxious to see healthy Latavius Murray

    Oakland Raiders anxious to see healthy Latavius Murray
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is anxious to see a healthy Latavius Murray in camp this summer. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday, Allen discussed the potential of the former UCF running back. "I think Latavius is...
  • Matt McGloin poised to make his first NFL start this weekend

     
    The Oakland Tribune is reporting (read it here) that Terrelle Pryor's knee injury is "worse than suspected" and could force the quarterback to miss Sunday's start against the Houston Texans. San Jose Mercury News If that happens, former Penn State......
  • Raiders coach says McGloin has the 'it' factor

     
    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen didn't name a starting quarterback for Sunday's game against Houston, though it sure sounded like Matt McGloin would take the reins. Terrelle Pryor, who is listed as questionable on the Raiders' injury report,...
  • Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs

    Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs
    Welcome to Stunned Diego. Not even the most optimistic of Chargers could have realistically predicted what unfolded Sunday, the final day of the NFL regular season, when left-for-dead San Diego somehow found its way into the playoffs. A month ago, the...
  • It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches

    It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches
    NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year. Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs. Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches. Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
  • Look for Lovie Smith to be NFL head coach again soon

    Look for Lovie Smith to be NFL head coach again soon
    Lovie Smith never warmed up to anchormen in Chicago so, if you can, picture Smith pretending to laugh at prominent and omnipresent USC fan Will Ferrell's jokes on the sideline during a Trojans practice. Imagine the straight-laced Smith sidling next to...
  • Matt McGloin brings his 'moxie' to Oakland's No. 2 spot

     
    Rookie Matt McGloin is the Oakland Raiders' new backup quarterback, having been promoted above fifth-year veteran Matt Flynn. Getty Images In describing his decision to elevate McGloin, Raiders coach Dennis Allen turned to the word Penn State fans used...
  • Raiders ready to give Matt Flynn his 'rare' moment

    NAPA, Calif., — For Matt Flynn, last season was a false start. Flynn, who had been backup to Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, signed with Seattle during the 2012 off-season and was on track to start for the Seahawks. But Seattle selected...