Breakup for the Oakland Raiders

Take a minute and imagine the worst breakup you have ever had. Now imagine that the person that left you left for your older sibling, or a cousin. Pretty painful? The dejected fans in Oakland would have a pretty good argument that what they are going through right now is worse. Football for many is a brief, three-hour getaway from reality. To sit and root for a favorite team and...
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Marquette King wishes Derek Carr happy birthday by punting a cake

Raiders punter Marquette King is one of the most entertaining players in the NFL, and often does things his own way. So with Tuesday being Derek Carr’s birthday, King used an orthodox method to wish him happy birthday. Here’s what the “greeting” looked like: Carr seemed to like it. — Derek Carr (@derekcarrqb) March 29, 2017 King is one of my personal...
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Marquette Kings punts Derek Carr birthday cake

Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King is good at this whole social media thing. The dude actually dressed as the Green Ranger from Power Rangers lore for St. Patrick’s Day (watch here).If that wasn’t enough awesome for his offseason, King decided to troll Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on his birthday. He did so by punting Carr’s birthday cake. Why he would punt the cake and...
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Behind The Scenes: A Look At What Is To Come For The Raiders In Las Vegas

The Raiders have received approval from the NFL to relocate the franchise to Las Vegas, Nevada. Here is more information regarding the move.
16 hours ago

How Long Will The Raiders Actually Stay In Oakland?

The Oakland Raiders have been approved to relocate to Las Vegas, but how long until they actually move? When the Oakland Raiders were approved for relocation to Las Vegas this past Monday, there was a clear sense of sadness in most of Northern California. To add insult to injury, Oakland will be hosting the Raiders […] How Long Will The Raiders Actually Stay In Oakland? - Just...
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17 hours ago

Seahawks GM stomps Marshawn Lynch rumors

A nice portion of top news in the NFL has recently surrounded retired running back Marshawn Lynch.It all started when Lynch was reportedly spotted wearing Oakland Raiders gear while supposedly requesting a release from the Seattle Seahawks. Since, several conflicting reports have surfaced as to whether or not Lynch plans to return to playing football.Shedding a bit of light from...
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What They Are Saying: Social Reactions To The Raiders Relocation Approval

The Oakland Raiders have been approved for relocation to Las Vegas, here were some reactions on social media.
21 hours ago

Las Vegas brothel owner is opening ‘sex palace’ honoring Raiders with discounts for players and staff

The NFL is headed to Sin City with the Monday announcement that the Oakland Raiders would become the Las Vegas Raiders next season. Now, the Raiders are getting more than they bargained for, even knowing they were going to Las Vegas. A Vegas brothel owner announced that he plans to open a brothel in 2020 when the Raiders’ new stadium opens, with special discounts for Raiders players...
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The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

The Oakland Raiders will not be the Oakland Raiders forever, this much we know. While the move will remove the Raiders from their home for the second time in the team’s history, the move doesn’t necessarily mean that the franchise’s identity is altered in any way. The Raiders are as much a product of the essence of Oakland as they are a football team, and the team’s cultural...
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Raiders fan Damian Lillard throws shade at Mark Davis

Damian Lillard is an Oakland native and fan of his hometown sports teams, so it’s no surprise that he was not happy when news broke that the Raiders were approved by the NFL to move to Las Vegas.Lillard, the star point guard for the Portland Trail Blazers, sent the following tweet mocking Raiders owner Mark Davis: It’s not as if Lillard’s the first person to make a joke about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Six reasons Raiders' move to Las Vegas will be awesome

The Oakland Raiders won’t carry that name much longer after NFL owners voted in favor of the team relocating to Las Vegas on Monday.This is a move that is sad for fans of the franchise in northern California, and Roger Goodell said after the vote that he is “disappointed” that a move had to be made.But if we’re being honest, it’s going to be great for the Raiders and the...
Via Sportsnaut
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Raiders owner offers to refund 2017 season ticket deposits

The Raiders won’t be officially leaving Oakland for at least two years, but team owner Mark Davis is willing to give refunds to all fans who choose to stop supporting the team sooner.After the Raiders received an almost unanimous vote from NFL owners in favor of their move to Las Vegas on Monday, Davis offered to refund any deposits that fans have already put down for season tickets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jack Del Rio’s job ‘is to make sure that everybody understands their defined role,’ not where Raiders will call home

The Oakland Raiders will likely find their new home in Las Vegas, but it won’t be this upcoming season, and perhaps not the 2018 as well. Regardless of where, head coach Jack Del Rio wants his team to focus on the team, not relocation. “My job is to make sure that everybody understands their defined role and that they’re all doing everything they can to execute that role,...
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Weekend news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Upcoming Raiders vote could forever change local tourism landscapeWhen NFL owners gather in Phoenix beginning Monday, they’re expected to consider a vote to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. It’s a move that … Roger Goodell rejects Oakland’s last-ditch attempt to keep RaidersOakland submitted a revised stadium financing plan to the NFL on Friday in a last-ditch...
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Oakland Raiders: Why Cordarrelle Patterson was a great sign

The Oakland Raiders have remained on the outskirts of this years free agency stream. Signing small deals to players that are not by any means deemed to be dominant at their respected positions. While this may be the case, there is one signing that stands out more than the others. That signing is former Minnesota Vikings receiver, Cordarrelle Patterson. Patterson has been a player...
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Marshawn Lynch wants to help bring the Lombardi Trophy to Oakland

The beast is trying to wake up from his slumber, and he wants to end up in Oakland. According to Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders are making a strong push to get Marshawn Lynch out of retirement and playing football in Oakland. Lynch has also said, according to his agent, that “he does miss football” so this is a very big possibility of him coming out of retirement. Beast...
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Amari Cooper Repays His Mother's Lifelong Support By Buying Her a New House and Car

When Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper was growing up in a housing project in Miami's Coconut Grove neighborhood, his mother Michelle Green, worked tirelessly to support her son. Without access to a car, Green walked miles every week to the multiple jobs she worked, from a cashier to a waitress to a code compliance officer, and when she needed groceries she walked there...
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Amari Cooper appears to have bought his mom a house, car

Amari Cooper shared a very cool photo and story on Instagram Monday.Cooper, the Oakland Raiders receiver, shared a picture of his mother in front of a mansion and Range Rover, and talked about how they went from the projects to her now having a dream house and car. Cooper, who played college ball at Alabama, has averaged 78.5 catches, 1,111.5 and 5.5 touchdowns per season in his...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch isn’t coming back, no matter how much the media is enamored with a comeback

If you weren’t entirely swayed by the reports on Friday morning of Marshawn Lynch’s imminent return to the NFL, you can’t be blamed. Various NFL outlets have been pushing Lynch return reports over the course of the last year.Back in May of 2016, former Seattle Seahawks teammate Richard Sherman was quoted saying he wouldn’t be surprised to see Lynch return the following regular...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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