Prior to Season 11’s 2K Online Franchise Draft, the Oakland Raiders decided to move up in the draft. The Raiders traded their First Round 31st overall pick and special teams specialist Antonio Hamilton to the Minnesota Vikings for their First Round 19th overall pick. With that pick the Raiders selected superstar free safety from the University of Miami, LaJarvis Swilling.
LaJarvis, at the age of 22 years old, holds a 6’2” 211 lbs frame. He impressed scouts during the… Continue reading
Although Denico has not posted any significant stats in the preseason, he has performed well enough on special teams and during practice to earn the extension.
He is currently in his third year out of Mississippi State. “I appreciate the opportunity the Raiders have given me. They know how much work I put in during practice, special teams and during film study.… Continue reading
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Raiders re-sign cornerback T.J Carrie to a two-year extension worth $8.08 million. This signing will add depth to the Raiders defensive backfield. Carrie has been a dependable veteran who can play both starting corner, nickel and the safety positions. Before the injury to Sean Smith, Carrie was fourth in the depth chart among cornerbacks but he’s filled in quite well when needed.
The third-year veteran from the University of Ohio racked up 25 total… Continue reading
Oakland, CA — Raiders re-sign right outside linebacker Aldon Smith to a four-year contract valued at $33 million. Despite Aldon missing the entire 2K season with what Raider officials have called a “compound foot fracture,” the Raiders have dedicated themselves to the 27-year-old for the next four years.
The question remains if the Raiders will get Aldon Smith the defensive playmaker from the past or the injury prone player he currently is. “With the confidence that coach Max Farias,… Continue reading
As the Oakland Raiders battled the Los Angeles Chargers in their week 17 match-up they lost two key starters. Starting strong safety Karl Joseph is out with a dislocated knee. This injury will sideline him for about three weeks.
Right tackle Marshall Newhouse will be out for four games with an abdominal tear. “It’s a pain to see things coming along for us as we get closer to the playoffs and have these injuries occur,” says Coach Farias. “These guys… Continue reading
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Raiders have done well throughout this season despite the injuries but with the regular season coming to a close and first place in the division at stake, injuries may hurt the Raiders.
The Raiders are without their team captain and leader, quarterback Derek Carr who is out with a broken collarbone and will return at the beginning of the playoffs. Former third stringer, E.J. Manuel, will be starting in this… Continue reading