Oakland Raiders cut QB Christian Hackenberg

The Christian Hackenberg era in Oakland has officially ended, as the Raiders waived the former Penn State QB on Tuesday afternoon, per the NFL’s transaction wire.

The Raiders acquired Hackenberg from the New York Jets on May 22 in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2019. Oakland will now keep the pick, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, then an analyst at ESPN, was a fan of Hackenberg coming out of college.

Attorneys representing Colin Kaepernick in the former quarterback’s collusion lawsuit against the NFL are taking their subpoena power right to the very top.

You might be able to place a legal sports bet in New Jersey as soon as Friday thanks to another twist in a years-long saga, NJ Advance Media has learned.

State lawmakers are planning to strip away a provision that has prevented the state’s casinos and racetracks from accepting wagers on sports games in the month since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a federal ban on such betting, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

The offensive line was a mess for the Giants in 2017 and the hope is that Solder can pave the way to a more competent group this time around. It’s a new situation for Solder, who said on WFAN that the group is trying to find our identity in the face of an urgent need for things to come together quickly. He noted that it’s not just up to him to make that happen.

There’s a tremendous amount of pressure and I’ve been under a tremendous amount of pressure for years now, Solder said. You can only take it one bite at a time. You go one day better. It’s not going to be one person that is going to fix everything. It’s going to be a group effort. We got to win as a team and do the best we can every single day.

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