Oakland Raiders News
John Lynch says anthem protests 'divisive,' respects players' reasons
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- While every member of the 49ers stood for the national anthem before the preseason opener last week, other players around the NFL continued the silent protest that originated in the San Francisco Bay Area a year ago. Seattle Seahawks ?defensive end Michael Bennett and?
Raiders getting most bets to win Super Bowl this season
The Oakland Raiders don't arrive for a couple years, but they're already Las Vegas' team at the betting window. This offseason, more bets have been placed on the Raiders to win the Super Bowl than on any other team at sportsbooks around town. Oakland's Super Bowl odds, which opened as high as 20-1,
Carroll supports Bennett while saying Seahawks should stand
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is supporting Michael Bennett's decision to sit during the national anthem while also saying he believes players should stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner"
NFL's activists persist in keeping Kaepernick's message alive
Courage. In pro football, it is said to be a requisite character trait for the most important position on the field. A quarterback does not need to show real-world courage in the face of real-world adversity, of course. Just the courage to stay in there and take a hit. Colin Kaepernick has shown
Lynch's teammate says he's 'proud' of RB for anthem protest
Marshawn Lynch isn't shedding anymore light on his decision to sit during the national anthem before the Oakland Raiders' first exhibition game
Preseason Power Rankings: Seahawks move up; Cowboys drop
Looks like we're going to pick up right where we left off following ESPN's post-draft rankings -- the New England Patriots are No. 1 and the Atlanta Falcons are No. 2 in ESPN's preseason Power Rankings. Now, to find out where teams fall in at which position after the Super Bowl LI teams go 1-2,
Roger Goodell talks national anthem, Ezekiel Elliott at Q&A session
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell considers the national anthem a "special moment" and a "point of pride," he wants to respect the rights of players across the league to sit during the anthem as a form of protest. Goodell voiced his feelings during a question-and-answer
Goodell: Have to understand other side in anthem protests
Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that while the playing of the anthem is a special moment to him, "we also have to understand the other side"
Goodell talks national anthem, Elliott at Q&A session
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell considers the national anthem a "special moment" and a "point of pride," he wants to respect the rights of players across the league to sit during the anthem as a form of protest. Goodell's feelings were voiced during a question-and-answer
Warriors host Cavaliers as part of Christmas lineup
The Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the centerpiece Christmas Day game for the third consecutive season, the NBA revealed Thursday, along with the rest of its high-profile Dec. 25 schedule. As the defending NBA champions, the Warriors get the reward of being home at