Get Caught Up: The Week That Was


The Raiders continued Phase I of their offseason program this week at their Alameda, Calif., practice facility, getting some more time on the field before Phase II officially kicks off April 27.

It was a busy week for the Silver and Black, so without further ado, let's catch you up on the week that was.

Work, Work, Work

As we said, the Raiders were back in the facility this week and hit the practice field for some drills and conditioning.

New Raiders LB Malcolm Smith and the rest of the linebackers were excited to get back on the field and get work.

Latavius Murray also showed that the offseason hasn't slowed him down one bit.

A New Addition To The Family

The Raiders added another weapon for second-year quarterback Derek Carr, by signing WR Michael Crabtree earlier this week.

The former first-round draft pick has spent the past six seasons in San Francisco, but Hall of Fame wide receiver Tim Brown thinks that Crabtree will fit quite nicely with the Raiders.

Brown was one of several individuals who used social media to chime in on the signing of the former Texas Tech Red Raider.

Words of Wisdom From Sir Charles

There isn't much that Charles Woodson has not accomplished on the football field. The future Hall of Famer has won a Heisman Trophy, Rookie of the Year, a Super Bowl and has been named to eight Pro Bowls, so needless to say when he speaks, people listen.

I mean, the man has been in the league for #18Years.

The Schedule is Coming

The 2015 NFL schedule is expected to be released sometime next week, so in the meantime, learn more about the complex process that the league goes through to form the slate of games.

Condo and McGill Talk Leadership

LS Jon Condo and CB Keith McGill spoke with a group of local students about the importance of leadership and setting a good example for their peers.

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