As Gruden said, a handful of players and coaches - ranging from Derek Carr to Tyrell Williams and Lamarcus Joyner - all took to the practice field Sunday wearing No. 21 jerseys to pay homage to Branch, a move, that per the head coach, was their idea.
Cliff Branch died unexpectedly on Saturday night, leaving the Raiders organization shocked and in mourning.
Raiders owner Mark Davis considered himself to be Branch's "best friend", and once served as the wide receiver's agent while his father, the late Al Davis, owned the team. "His loss leaves an eternal void for the Raiders Family, but his kindness and loving nature will be fondly remembered forever", the team said. "I will miss him dearly", from the team's account.
Branch, who was selected by the Raiders out of Colorado in the fourth round of the 1972 NFL Draft, saw limited action his first two seasons but burst on the scene in 1974 when he caught 60 passes to lead the NFL in receiving yards (1,092) and touchdowns (13).
His career totals in receptions, receiving yards and touchdown catches place him third in franchise history, trailing only Hall of Famers Tim Brown and Biletnikoff in each category.
Démission surprise du PDG, John Flint — HSBC
HSBC a aussi indiqué qu'elle comptait racheter jusqu'à 1 milliard de dollars de ses actions. John Flint déclare, lui, avoir l'intention de se consacrer à un 'nouveau projet personnel'.
"Le Betis, ce sera un grand changement" — Fekir
Du haut de ses 22 ans, ce dernier s'est engagé en faveur de l'équipe andalouse pour les quatre prochains exercices de Liga. Arrivé au Betis Séville depuis quelques jours, Nabil Fekir a livré ses premières impressions sous son nouveau maillot.
The last thing Solskjaer wants is to have him back at Carrington and being a disruptive influence in the dressing room. The former Everton forward was asked to explain his absence on Wednesday and is set to be fined for missing training.
The global performer arrived in the occupying state on Tuesday with her two children and Baseball star fiancé Alex Rodriguez . But others also voiced their objection. "It's known as Palestine", learn one other remark.
Shattenkirk has played in 609 National Hockey League games over nine seasons with the Rangers, Washington Capitals , St. Shattenkirk is coming off a 2018-19 campaign in which he scored just two goals and dished out 26 assists in 73 games.
The new Disney + bundle will make it harder for others to compete, yes, but it won't exactly "kill" rival platforms. That price is the same as Netflix's most popular plan, which allows streaming on two devices simultaneously.
James Anderson broke down after just four overs at Edgbaston and did not bowl again as Australia romped to a 251-run victory. The 25-year-old would have been back in contention at Lord's, with Anderson ruled out until at least the fourth Test.
Lower U.S. interest rates put pressure on the dollar and bond yields, increasing the appeal of non-yielding bullion. Silver also surged, with futures rallying as much as 3% to $16.935 an ounce, the highest in more than a year.
The proposal was backed by the Labour Party, but the government has said the crisis is "ultimately a commercial issue". They emerged from a meeting chanting "Save our Shipyard" on Monday before confirming the outcome of the vote.
Inflation trends remain benign, with average CPI inflation of 3.07% in Q1-FY20, broadly in line with the MPC's projection of 3.0%. Repo rates are interest rates at which the RBI charges to banks, who lend money from it.
Alex Iwobi & Chris Smalling bids rejected by Arsenal & Man Utd
If the right bid comes along Palace will accept it, but until that happens, they will plan of him being at the club this season. However, if the latest report is to be believed, Palace are digging their heels in and want to hold onto their prize asset.
Arsenal rejects Everton's £30m bid for Alex Iwobi
UPDATE: Since posting this story, Football London reporter James Benge has also confirmed Everton's bid for Arsenal's Iwobi. The publication also revealed that television presenter has a close relationship with the Toffees owner Farhad Moshiri.
Urgent calls for O-negative blood donors
A particularly bad flu season this winter has contributed to as many as 1300 donors a day cancelling appointments. The American Red Cross and Meijer will partner for a blood drive to help address the emergency blood shortage.
Pakistan dump coach Arthur after World Cup flop
Arthur joined Pakistan in May 2016, leading them to a drawn Test series with England that lifted them to the top of the rankings. However, Pakistan has wilted in Tests in the last two years, losing 2-0 to Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates in 2017.