Category Archives: Rumor Mill

Amari Cooper misses practice again, not expected to play

Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper isn’t practicing again Thursday, via Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He did not practice Wednesday either after tweaking his left ankle Sunday. Cooper is not expected to play this week against the Cowboys, via Gehlken. Cooper originally injured his ankle and was diagnosed with a concussion after a [more]

Derek Carr on Raiders’ struggles: “Put it all on me”

Derek Carr has a franchise-quarterback contract. But he’s not putting in a franchise-quarterback performance this year. And he’s willing to take the blame — which apparently becomes easier to do with a $25 million-per-year deal. “Put it all on me,” Carr told reporters on Wednesday. “It all starts with me. And I’ve got to do [more]

NFL warns of “significant discipline” for any offensive conduct toward officials

Numerous incidents regarding players, coaches and officials in recent weeks has led the NFL to send a memo to teams to warn of severe penalties for continued abuse of officials. According to Kevin Seifert of, NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent sent a memo to all 32 teams on Monday saying there will be [more]