Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 first-round picks
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2018 first-round picks is Monday, May 3, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack.
Raiders extend LT Kolton Miller for three years, $54.015M
Kolton Miller became the first 2018 draft pick to sign a multi-year extension. The Raiders agreed to a three-year extension worth $18.005 million average per year in new money ($54.015 million total) with $42.6 million guaranteed, Tom Pelissero reports.
Weighing fifth-year options for 2018 NFL Draft's first-rounders
Gil Brandt examines which first-round picks from 2018 should have their fifth-year options picked up. Where do the Browns' Baker Mayfield and the Jets' Sam Darnold stand?
Raiders, Saints report no new positive COVID-19 cases ahead of Sunday's games
For the Las Vegas Raiders and New Orleans Saints, both of whom experienced COVID-19 scares this week, it's game on. Neither club reported new positive tests ahead of Sunday's games, and the Raiders' close-contact offensive lineman have been cleared.
Derek Carr, Raiders give adoring fans a night to remember
After Thursday's victory over the Chargers, the notion of Oakland (5-4) in the postseason isn't far-fetched at all. Michael Silver looks at how the Raiders are giving their fans a final ride to remember.
Miller: My job is to sack QB and I didn't hit Carr once
The Denver Broncos' defense got worked over by the Oakland Radiers' offensive line in the Week 1 matchup. Von Miller said his job is to sack the quarterback and he didn't get to Derek Carr once.
AFC West fantasy team previews
Graham Barfield looks into Patrick Mahomes chance at repeating as fantasy's QB1, Hunter Henry's chance at breaking out, the Broncos backfield split, and whether or not Antonio Brown can remain a fantasy WR1 in his AFC West team previews.
Redskins to host ex-Raiders left tackle Donald Penn
With no end in sight for left tackle Trent Williams' holdout, the Redskins are hosting free agent Donald Penn, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Penn spent the past five years with the Raiders.
State of the Franchise: Chargers enter 2019 as AFC West's best
Is this the year the Chargers put it all together and make a Super Bowl run? Adam Rank takes stock of where the Bolts stand heading into the 2019 season.
Best NFL offseasons of 2019: Browns, Raiders head list
Gil Brandt ranks the five best offseasons of 2019. How high can the Cleveland Browns soar with Odell Beckham Jr.? Will QB Josh Allen take a huge step forward thanks to the moves made by the Buffalo Bills?
Jon Gruden: Trent Brown will play RT; Kolton Miller LT
The Raiders are reshuffling their offensive line. After signing Trent Brown in the offseason, Oakland will begin the season with Brown manning the right side and 2018 first-round pick Kolton Miller at left tackle.
Takeaways from Raiders GM Mike Mayock's recent draft rankings
How might new Oakland Raiders GM Mike Mayock use the team's three first-round picks in the 2019 NFL Draft? A deep dive into his six most recent top-100 prospect rankings may reveal some clues.
2018 NFL Draft do-over: Broncos pick Josh Allen; Fins take a QB
With the benefit of hindsight, Adam Rank takes another look at the 2018 NFL Draft and re-selects all 32 picks. Should the Giants take Saquon Barkley again at No. 2? Will the Broncos pass on a QB at No. 5?
Analytics-based mock draft: Quinnen Williams to Cards; QBs fall
Cynthia Frelund uses a data-driven model to compile an analytics-based mock draft -- and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Quinnen Williams is snatched up quickly, while quarterbacks drop.
Lance Zierlein 2019 NFL mock draft 2.0: Giants reload at WR, QB
Armed with two first-round picks following the OBJ trade, the Giants decide to reload at wide receiver before addressing their need for a young QB in Lance Zierlein's new forecast for Round 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Oakland Raiders release veteran tackle Donald Penn
The Raiders have released offensive tackle Donald Penn, the team announced Saturday. The 13-year veteran had spent the last five seasons in Oakland, being named to the Pro Bowl in 2016 and '17.
2019 NFL free agency: Biggest takeaways from a wild start
The opening of the NFL's negotiating period for free agency got off to a fast start. Gregg Rosenthal recaps the biggest takeaways from a wild Monday.
Raiders sign OT Trent Brown to 4-yr, $66M deal
The Raiders have signed offensive tackle Trent Brown to a four-year deal worth $66 million with $36.74 million fully guaranteed, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
2018 NFL rookie report card: Ranking each team's class, 1 to 32
Which NFL team enjoyed the best rookie class in 2018? The worst? Jeremy Bergman and Nick Shook teamed up to rank every single group, from 1 to 32.
AFC West rookie grades: Denver upgraded both sides of the ball
Which AFC West team had the best rookie class? The worst? And which areas of the roster will each organization be looking to upgrade this offseason? Nick Shook breaks it all down.
Jaguars' D among 10 most underperforming units of 2018 season
Cynthia Frelund combines preseason projections, stats from the 2018 campaign and more to measure which 10 units stood out as the league's most underperforming during the regular season.
Nick Mullens shines in NFL debut against Raiders
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens stole the storyline in his NFL debut against the Raiders on Thursday night. Here is what else we learned from the Niners' dominant win over the Raiders.
Week 8 fantasy streamers: Stick with Trubisky
With four more teams on bye, Week 8 is another crucial week for streamers. Graham Barfield is back with the best available QB, TE, and D/ST options off the waiver wire.
Top 10 contract pushes: Melvin Gordon's makin' paper
Who's about to get PAID in the coming offseason? Chris Wesseling spotlights 10 players enjoying fortuitously timed breakout campaigns, pushing for new contracts while playing at a Pro Bowl level.