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Las Vegas Raiders: 3 thoughts on the 2020 schedule

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Finishing strong down the stretch Chargers vs Raiders (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) Should Las Vegas hold their own through their second matchup with the Chiefs in Week 11, the Raiders have the opportunity to take advantage of a softer schedule down the stretch. After going on the road in Weeks 12 and 13, Las Vegas sees the Indianapolis Colts (with an older Philip Rivers) whom they bested last year, the Los Angeles Chargers (0-2 against the Raiders in 2019), and the rebuilding Miami ...

No Raiders named to Pro Football Focus top-50 players entering 2020 season

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

However, Pro Football Focus isn’t entirely as sold on the Raiders’ talent entering the season. In a recent article by Sam Monson, he listed the top-50 players entering the 2020 season. Unfortunately, no Raiders’ players made the list.

Raiders news: Can Josh Jacobs become more of a pass catcher in 2020?

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

A lot of people thought Josh Jacobs should have taken home Rookie of the Year honors last season. It was a great rookie campaign for the 21-year-old. In only 13 games, Jacobs rushed for 1,150 yards with seven touchdowns.

Las Vegas Raiders: Stealing one player from every AFC West foe

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Stealing one player from each AFC West foe Broncos edge rusher Von Miller(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Denver Broncos: OLB/DE Von Miller What have the Raiders been sorely missing the past few years on defense? A pass rush. What does Denver Broncos OLB/DE Von Miller do better than almost any other player in the NFL?

Las Vegas Raiders: John Simpson to benefit from veterans in 2020

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Gabe Jackson and Richie Incognito return to the Raiders for the 2020 NFL season, and Clemson rookie John Simpson will benefit greatly because of it. The Las Vegas Raiders held two fourth round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, and with their first one, they dipped in a very familiar well by selecting Clemson offensive guard John Simpson.

Carrs Expecting Fourth Child, First Girl

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Tom LaMarre 6 hours ago by Tom LaMarre Quarterback Derek Carr of the Las Vegas Raiders and his wife, Heather, announced that they are expecting their fourth child, and this baby will be their first girl. The Carrs gave their fans the news in posts on social media. Man I am so pumped!!!

Numbers don’t lie: Hunter Renfrow has slot-receiver star potential

Friday, June 5th, 2020

In short, Renfrow made a big impact as a rookie and I expect his future production to explode in the next couple of seasons. The fifth-round pick from Clemson missed three games last year, but he was stellar down the stretch. He had 35 of his 49 catches in his final seven games.

Gruden, Assistants Still Can’t Meet

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Tom LaMarre 3 hours ago by Tom LaMarre The NFL is allowing coaches to return to their headquarters on Friday, but Coach Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders and his assistants probably will be forced to continue to meet virtually, as they have since the shutdown because of the Coronavirus pandemic. That’s because the Raiders’ new 335,00-square-foot headquarters facility in Henderson, Nev. is not quite ready to be occupied and probably won’t be until later this month.

NFL coaches allowed to return to team facilities on Friday

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Coaches will be allowed to return beginning Friday to NFL team facilities closed because of the coronavirus pandemic as the league continues preparation for training camps and its season. Commissioner Roger Goodell told the 32 clubs on Thursday in a memo obtained by The Associated Press that coaching staffs may work from team complexes starting Friday. Previously, only up to 75 people per day could be at the facilities, with coaches and players not seeking treatment for injuries barred.

Al Davis Torch Unvelied in Las Vegas

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Tom LaMarre 5 hours ago by Tom LaMarre One iconic item from the Oakland Coliseum is going to Allegiant Stadium with the Las Vegas Raiders. In fact, it’s already there. The Al Davis Memorial Torch, which was lit by former Raiders and local celebrities before every home game in Oakland to honor of the team’s former owner, made its Vegas on debut, displayed through the massive retractable lanai doors at the new stadium, which is nearly complete.