Latest News out of Oakland Raiders Training Camp

The Oakland Raiders are off Monday after training camp practice went through the weekend, and new head coach Jack Del Rio is pleased with his team's progress thus far.

"We've had a great first week or so of camp," Del Rio said in a post-practice interview with Bay Area reporters on Sunday. "I think we grew as a football team this week."

Del Rio noted the team's day off was league-mandated but that the players' effort would've earned them a rest day regardless. 

Oakland's wide receivers, including those not named Michael Crabtree or Amari Cooper, have continued to impress Del Rio in training camp.

"I think we've had some really good moments ... some outstanding catches and separation and attention to detail," Del Rio said in the interview. "We feel like we have some options there, some guys that maybe we'll develop beyond what they've been in the past, so we'll see where that goes."

This video from the team's Vine account of Brice Butler bringing down a one-handed grab from last week's practice exemplifies the "moments" Del Rio is talking about:

Fourth-year receiver Rod Streater still hasn't practiced after being placed on the non-football illness list at the beginning of training camp. CSN Bay Area Insider Scott Bair wrote that Streater is likely to become the Raiders' No. 3 receiver behind Cooper and Crabtree when the regular season starts. 

Rookie tight end Clive Walford has also been held out of training camp so far with a hamstring injury but is close to returning to practice, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan:

Walford impressed the Raiders during offseason workouts with good hands and athleticism, especially for a man 6'4" and 258 pounds. It's important for Walford to get plenty of reps in preseason games to make up for his lost time in training camp.

Both players will be key to Oakland's retooled offense having...

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