Cooper, for example, was pulled off the practice field Monday and Gruden didn't inform the team of the trade after the workout session.
The Raiders, who received a first-round draft pick from the Cowboys, dealt away Cooper less than two months after trading star pass-rusher Khalil Mack to the Bears in a deal that sent two first-round picks back to Oakland. "It's frustrating, it's annoying, and it's laughable and not fair to him when it's obviously not coming from inside this locker room".
"The Mack trade was a real stiff jab", one player told The Athletic. " Smith said. "You never ever want to trade elite, homegrown talent".
Denver Broncos cut backup QB Chad Kelly after trespassing arrest
Kelly was arrested after police responded to a call about a man who'd stumbled onto their property dressed in a cowboy costume. That's all out the window now, and this latest arrest makes it even harder for Kelly to be trusted by teams going forward.
On top of that, another anonymous player began questioning if the team was purposely being picked apart to acquire more draft picks under Gruden, who returned to coaching by signing a 10-year, $100 million deal after leaving ESPN's broadcast booth.
Oakland is 1-5 and riding a two-game losing streak off its Week 7 bye.
That perspective appears to have some players less invested in the team because they don't expect to be around during the teardown and rebuild. If the Raiders did decide to move Carr, considering his contract and his play, it would be a shock if they could get anything more than a second-round pick.
Thauvin vise le PSG — OM
Et selon les informations obtenues par le journal L'Equipe , cela ne va pas vraiment en s'arrangeant. Laissant planer le doute sur la disponibilité de Thauvin pour le Classique.
"I think many of us realize we won't be here next year", one said.
A report from The Athletic questioned whether Carr is still considered a leader in the Raiders locker room, but Smith wasn't afraid to share his opinion of Carr in a fiery rant to reporters Wednesday. Smith said Wednesday that there is no problem with accountability when it comes to Carr and his production.
Two weeks ago, Derek Carr could be seen shedding tears in the final minutes of the loss in London against the Seahawks.
L1 - Nîmes : Moustapha Diallo contraint d'arrêter sa carrière ?
Forfait pour les deux derniers matches en date du Nîmes Olympique, Moustapha Diallo ne reprendra pas sous les couleurs gardoises. L'Equipe explique que le NO, qui pensait à lui pour le mercato d'hiver, aimerait le recruter en tant que jocker médical.