Raiders

Raiders announce multiple hires, promotions in personnel department

Raiders announce multiple hires, promotions in personnel department

The Raiders have been expected to make significant changes to their front office for quite some time now. It's a new era for the Silver and Black, with general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden running the show. 

On Tuesday, those changes were announced. Here's a long list of hirings the team announced to their personnel department. 

[RELATED: Five questions facing Raiders entering OTAs and minicamp]

It's no secret that Mayock and Gruden want to work with a specific group of people they can trust. That was evident when the GM sent several members of the scouting department home before the NFL draft and told some they wouldn’t be coming back.

Now that the names have been announced, the Raiders can focus on the task at hand for their final season in Oakland.

Raiders coaches play waiting game while NFL peers return to facilities

Raiders coaches play waiting game while NFL peers return to facilities

NFL coaches will be allowed to move back into their team facilities beginning Friday, but just when the Raiders’ staff checks into its Henderson headquarters remains to be seen.

Construction of the 335,000-square-foot facility is still being completed, though team officials hope to move into the building this month. Like coaches around the league, the Raiders’ staff has been working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Moving trucks arrived on Monday to the Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center, the new headquarters, from the previous facility in Alameda, Calif.

Read the latest on the Review-Journal

Why versatile rookie Lynn Bowden could be Raiders’ secret weapon

Why versatile rookie Lynn Bowden could be Raiders’ secret weapon

Word of warning to anyone wondering how the Raiders are preparing to utilize rookie Lynn Bowden this season: Don’t bother asking him. He isn’t at liberty to say.

“I’m really not permitted to speak about that right now,” Bowden said while taking a break from the Raiders virtual OTA’s.

The mum’s the word response wasn’t relayed out of anger or deceit. The outgoing Bowden can’t wait to get on the field in his first NFL season and is beyond excited to help the Raiders anyway he can. He’s open and frank about all that and doesn’t mind expressing it one bit.

Read more on Las Vegas Review-Journal