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  1. Pat Bowlen applauds agreement

    Bill Williamson

    Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen released a statement about the end of the NFL lockout. Here is what Bowlen, who was part of the negotiations, had to say: "I am very pleased with the commitment shown by the National Football League, its owners and ...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  2. Chargers react to lockout

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Chargers joined the Kansas City Chiefs by reaching out to fans to explain their feelings about the NFL lockout. Owner Dean Spanos released a statement. He is on the National Football League Management Council Executive Committee, whi...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  3. Will Von Miller be blackballed?

    Bill Williamson

    In a statement regarding a class-action lawsuit filed by some players, National Football League Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith referred to Von Miller as a "a brave young Aggie prospect." Miller was the only draft prospect o...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  4. Bowe suspended for four games

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs just put out this release on the NFL's four-game suspension of receiver Dwayne Bowe: The Kansas City Chiefs today confirmed that the National Football League has suspended WR Dwayne Bowe for four games for "violating the NFL...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  5. Evening AFC West news and notes

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson * New Denver safety Brian Dawkins won the Byron "Whizzer" White Award on Thursday night at the National Football League Players Association Gala in Washington, D.C., the Broncos announced. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  6. Al Davis on Upshaw's death

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com' s Bill Williamson The Raiders just released a statement from Oakland owner Al Davis on the death of Gene Upshaw: The Raider Organization, the National Football League, and the world have lost a great man. Gene Upshaw's career succ...

    Blog | August 21, 2008
  7. Kenbrell Thompkins determined not to be cut again

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Receiver Kenbrell Thompkins has been getting non-stop praise from his new coaches and teammates for his work ethic and determination since joining the Oakland Raiders earlier this month. Still, Thompkins can't shake the reason w...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  8. Benson Mayowa heads back to first NFL home

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Benson Mayowa's NFL career appears to be taking off, so it is fitting he's playing his next game where it all started. The Oakland Raiders claimed Mayowa off waivers in September from the Seattle Seahawks. The Raiders liked Mayo...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  9. Raiders need to take more trips to the red zone

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The good news for the Oakland Raiders is they have the third-highest efficiency rate in the NFL in the red zone The bad news? They've been there just 11 times in seven games. Oakland got into the red zone just once in a 23...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  10. Evening Oakland Raiders notes

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Random Oakland Raiders notes to close out a Wednesday night: Oakland interim coach Tony Sparano said the play of safety Charles Woodson at Cleveland was "absolutely amazing." Woodson, 38, had been playing in the box in recent we...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  11. Derek Carr knows game against Seattle is different

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The night of August 28th was a vital night for the Oakland Raiders. It was the night Derek Carr ripped apart the visiting Seattle Seahawks, including several starters, in the fourth preseason game. In the record books, it meant ...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  12. Pete Carroll talks Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- In a conference call with Bay Area media, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll touched on several topics: Carroll said he is very impressed by the regular-season film of Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr. Carroll also got a ...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  13. Raiders' Menelik Watson, TJ Carrie practice

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland Raiders right tackle Menelik Watson and cornerback TJ Carrie both practiced Wednesday. Both players were injured Sunday in a 23-13 loss at Cleveland. Watson had a stinger and Carrie had a lower-back injury. Cornerback ...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  14. Oakland Raiders re-sign safety Larry Asante

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders re-signed safety Larry Asante to the 53-man roster. A fourth-year player, Asante was cut by the Raiders in August. He tried out again for Oakland last week. Asante adds depth to the position that has saw Tyvo...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  15. Derek Carr has another decent QBR day

    Bill Williamson

    Oakland Raiders' Derek Carr was not the best rookie quarterback, according to Total QBR, in Week 8, but he wasn't bad, either. Carr finished No. 17 in the NFL with an average rank of 49.5 in a 23-13 loss at Cleveland. Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  16. No surprise, no Raiders trade at deadline

    Bill Williamson

    The NFL trade deadline has passed and there are no saviors headed the Oakland Raiders' way, nor did any charitable team agree to take any high-priced players off the winless team's hands. It was not surprising the Raiders didn't make a move. NFL d...

    Blog | October 28, 2014