On Now
Coming Up
  • Mon., Apr. 21, 2014 8:00AM PDT Off-Season Workout Program The Raiders 2014 off-season strength and conditioning program will begin April 21 as the team convenes for training at the Raiders Alameda, Calif., facility.
  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM PDT Stockton Asparagus Festival RAIDER NATION ON LOCATION will be on hand April 26 and 27. The City of Stockton will host its 2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival April 25-27. 
  • Sun., Apr. 27, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM PDT Stockton Asparagus Festival RAIDER NATION ON LOCATION will be on hand April 26 and 27. The City of Stockton will host its 2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival April 25-27. 
  • Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 8:00AM PDT Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff and the Oakland Raiders will host the 10th Annual Hall of Fame Golf Classic in memory of Fred's daughter Tracey to support many causes throughout Northern California. The golf tournament is set for Monday, April 28, 2014, and will be held at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, Calif.

News

2014 NFL Important Dates

Posted Feb 11, 2014

We begin the 2014 campaign with a look ahead to some important dates on the NFL calendar.

January 18 -- East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.
NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Carson, California
January 19 -- AFC and NFC Championship Games.
January 25 -- Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.
January 26 -- Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii.
February 2 -- Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife Stadium, New York-New Jersey.
February 3 -- Waiver system begins for 2014. 
February 17 -- First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
February 19-25 -- NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.
March 1 -- NFL Regional Combine, One Buccaneer Place, Tampa, Florida.
March 3 -- Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
March 8 -- Clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with, the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2013 Player Contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 11. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 11.
March 11 -- Top-51 Begins. All clubs must be under the 2014 Salary Cap prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 11 -- All 2013 player contracts will expire at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 11 -- The 2014 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 11 -- Trading period for 2014 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2013 contracts.
April 21 -- Offseason workout program begins.
May 2 -- Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.
May 7 -- Deadline for Prior Club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.
May 8-10 -- 2014 NFL Draft, New York City, New York.
June 22-28 -- Rookie Symposium.
July 15 -- At 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for any Club that designated a Franchise Player to sign such player to a multi-year contract or extension. After this date, the player may sign only a one-year contract with his Prior Club for the 2014 season, and such contract cannot be extended until after the Club’s last regular season game.
July -- Teams report to training camp no sooner than 15 days prior to the team's first preseason game.
September 4, 7-8 -- Kickoff Weekend 2014

Top Headlines of the Week

Top Videos of the Week

  • Raiders Draft Trailer

    With the 5th overall pick, the Oakland Raiders select...

  • Brother Act

    In case you missed it, learn about the Burnett brothers, Kevin and Kaelin, who get the rare opportunity to play with each other on the same NFL team. This story originally aired on The Raiders Report.

  • Toe to Toe with James Jones

    Raiders wide receiver straps on the gloves for an intense private offseason workout.

  • Carlos Rogers: Wired

    Hear what the new Raiders CB had to say on the field against the Washington Redskins last season. Courtesy of 49ers.com

  • Sights and Sounds from Raiders at SJ Earthquakes

    Check out some of the sights and sounds from P Marquette King and WR Rod Streater's visit to the San Jose Earthquakes practice.