Marshawn Lynch gives an already-spurned city hometown appeal

The Raiders don’t deserve the support of Oakland in their lame duck seasons in the Bay Area, and there’s no guarantee they’ll get it even with the acquisition of local hero Marshawn Lynch, but it does assure these two years will be a little more intriguing.Ideally, Lynch will close out his second stint in the NFL with a red zone touchdown in the waning minutes of a Super Bowl...
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Raiders 2017 Draft Pick or Pass: Trade or not Trade

Having looked at a number of individual players, the question now for our staff writers is this: are you interested in trading the No. 24 pick? Typically this piece is easier to manage and make assumptions about when the Raiders are drafting in the top 10 — but at No. 24? Things get a little more complicated. With a lot of needs and a fairly deep draft, the question we ask our...
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Oakland Raiders: Early 2017 Weekly Win-Loss Predictions

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2017 NFL Draft: Top 5 Edge Rushers

The top five pass rushers in the NFL Draft, which may be a position the Oakland Raiders target. The NFL draft is officially one day away. With the 24th overall pick and seven additional picks on top of that, the Oakland Raiders have a chance to greatly improve their defense. The Raiders finished dead last […] 2017 NFL Draft: Top 5 Edge Rushers - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby...
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49ers’ Eric Reid, Eli Harold will stand for national anthem in 2017

Colin Kaepernick made waves in 2016 when he did not stand for the national anthem before games. But shortly after his protest became public knowledge, he was not alone on the San Francisco 49ers sideline. Safety Eric Reid and linebacker Eli Harold quickly joined him.But according to Reid, both he and Harold will stand again in 2017. Kaepernick, still a free agent, has also stated...
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Marshawn Lynch confirms he has joined the Raiders

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch. That sounds weird, right? Just as reports surfaced Wednesday that the Seahawks and Raiders have agreed to a deal that sends Lynch to his hometown team, the running back himself pretty much confirmed that he’s now a member of Raider Nation.He did it in the most Marshawn Lynch way possible. On Twitter. With the use of an English language...
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Oakland Raiders 2017 Draft Primer

The 82nd Annual NFL Draft kicks off Thursday evening at 5:00 p.m. PT in Philadelphia. Here's what you need to know.
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Derek Carr welcomes Marshawn Lynch to the Raiders

Now that a physical is the only thing standing in the way of Marshawn Lynch being traded to the Raiders, it looks more and more like Beast Mode will suit up for his hometown team in 2017.It’s been a rather drawn-out process between Lynch, the Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks. But all that apparently came to a culmination on Wednesday with reports surfacing that the two teams have...
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JBB’s Oakland Raiders Podcast: Offseason Episode #8

The eight offseason episode of Just Blog Baby’s Oakland Raiders Podcast, featuring Dylan Park, Nick Hjeltness and Ryan Lopes. On this week’s episode of Just Blog Baby’s Oakland Raiders Podcast, Dylan was out but we were joined by a previous guest, Eddie Borsilli of Sirius XM’s Moving The Chains. With the draft just days away, that was the […] JBB’s Oakland Raiders...
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Reggie McKenzie on Raiders’ 2014 draft experience: ‘I was scared’

Oakland Raiders general manger Reggie McKenzie is looking back to what could’ve been a disaster had things not gone as plan in the 2014 NFL Draft. Especially concerning star defensive end Khalil Mack. “I was scared. They were right there in Buffalo,” McKenzie said, per The Mercury News. “They knew everything about him. I thought they were taking him and then I was kind of...
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Oakland Raiders look to add finishing touches through draft

It’s been a couple of weeks now since owner Mark Davis ripped the hearts out of fans in Oakland, let’s take some time to focus on the positives. This is a very good football team. According to the Oakland Raiders ranked inside the top 10 in just about every offensive category. Led by quarterback Derek Carr and star receivers Amari Cooper and Michael...
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NFL Draft Do’s and Don’ts for the Oakland Raiders

The NFL draft is rapidly approaching and with so many possible scenarios, it seems fit to go through some good ideas and bad ideas for the Oakland Raiders when it comes time for them to make their selections. Do Draft a linebacker. The Oakland Raiders linebackers were an especially vulnerable part of the defense this season. Not only did this team lack quality starters, but they...
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Box Score 4/18: Avoiding the Capital gains tax in OT

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading between approximately 18 NHL postseason overtime games. At least we know the Capitals are avoid a gains tax.(Sorry, not sorry for that one.)Happy birthday today to Miguel Cabrera, Scott Hartnell and Nate Archibald. On this...
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Carr: 'True Raiders fans’ will stick with team after move

Derek Carr’s comments from Monday won’t endear him to a large sect of Raiders fans. Reflecting on the franchise’s upcoming relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, the star quarterback said he thinks fans who won’t continue rooting for the franchise after the move are not “true Raiders fans.”From The Mercury News: “We’re not going to split up like you’ve seen other...
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