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Las Vegas Raiders vs. Denver Broncos NFL Week 6 prediction: First game without Jon Gruden

Friday, October 15th, 2021

The Raiders will visit the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High. Kickoff is set for 1:25 p.m. Bisaccia said he’ll lean on running backs coach Tim Berbenich to be his eyes in the booth when he’s on the sidelines.

Broncos secondary facing tall task in containing Derek Carr, Darren Waller and potent Raiders passing game

Friday, October 15th, 2021

When it comes to slowing the Raiders’ passing game, Broncos coach Vic Fangio has his hands full Sunday. Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr and Pro Bowl tight end Darren Waller highlight a passing attack that ranks fourth in yards per game at 298.4, while the Broncos are sixth in average passing yards allowed at 207. Something has to give.

Subtle changes could be in store as Olson replaces Gruden as Raiders’ play-caller

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Olson partook in all the same position meetings as Gruden and offered play suggestions on gameday to both the coach and quarterback Derek Carr. So don’t expect a massive transformation of the Raiders’ offense post-Gruden, even if Carr is suggesting otherwise. I think we’re going to Wing-T, triple-option football, ball control,” he said to draw some laughs on an otherwise tense practice day on Wednesday.

Broncos are expecting same old Raiders even without Gruden

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller still sees the Las Vegas Raiders as Jon Gruden’s team even after their rival’s iconic coach resigned in disgrace. While acknowledging “how they call the game will definitely change because they have a new play caller,” Miller insisted, “what they do is what they do. They’re not going to come out here and be an option team.

Jack Del Rio: Ex-Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s emails ’embarrassingly bad’

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Jack Del Rio coached the Raiders from 2015-17. Prior to firing Del Rio, owner Mark Davis reached a deal to have Jon Gruden be his successor.

Latest Bears injury updates on Justin Fields, Allen Robinson and more

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Here's the latest about injuries to several Bears players heading into a Week 6 divisional showdown against the Packers.

Could a loss to the Raiders mark the end of the Broncos chances at the playoffs?

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

We have reached that time of year where an old cliché simply cannot be ignored. After the Denver Broncos suffered back-to-back losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, Week 6 has taken on even more importance. That’s right, Broncos Country.

Darren Waller says he supports and respects Carl Nassib’s personal day away from Raiders

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib was granted a personal day away from the team on Wednesday as he copes with the revelation of homophobic language used by former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden in email correspondence. Nassib revealed in June that he is gay, becoming the only openly gay player currently in the [more]

Greg Olson to take over as Raiders play-caller after Jon Gruden departure

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

The resignation of head coach Jon Gruden on Monday not only left the Las Vegas Raiders without a head coach but without a play-caller as well. Interim head coach Rich Bisaccia said on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Greg Olson will now handle the play-calling for the Raiders moving forward after Gruden’s departure from the team. [more]

Ex-Raiders coach Gruden removed from Madden 22 after NFL email scandal

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Jon Gruden continues to face backlash over his emails after EA Sports announced it will drop the former NFL Las Vegas Raiders coach from its Madden 22 game in the wake of his resignation. "EA Sports is committed to taking action in maintaining a culture of inclusion and equity," the company tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "Due to the circumstances of Jon Gruden’s resignation, we are taking steps to remove him from Madden NFL 22."