Archive for the ‘Oakland Raiders’ Category

Raiders Opposing DTs No.3: Fletcher Cox

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

The NFL preseason amazingly is getting closer and closer, and with that, fans of all NFL teams can start looking at the match-ups their teams will face this season. The Las Vegas Raiders are no exception, as they will have a number of marquee games when looking at the 2021 schedule. After going through the best offensive players the Raiders will see this season, we now turn to the defensive side of the ball.

5 Raiders entering make-or-break seasons in 2021

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

These five Raiders must step up this season or step down

Virginia Tech football: Divine Deablo signs rookie contract with the Las Vegas Raiders

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Divine Deablo came to Virginia Tech as a wide receiver in the class of 2016. It didn’t take long for legendary defensive coordinator Bud Foster to see that Deablo belonged on the defensive side of the ball and he was moved to safety. Now, Deablo is officially a Las Vegas Raider after signing his first NFL contract recently.

UFC on ESPN 27: Darren Elkins gets third bonus check in 24 fights

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Four fighters picked up $50,000 bonuses after UFC on ESPN 27, including one known for his comebacks.

Watch: Rookies and quarterbacks arrive for Raiders pre-camp warmup

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Full training camp for the Raiders is just days away. But as always - or at least for the past few years - there are a few players who report for the three-day pre-camp warmup. Teams do this so that when training camp gets into full swing, the ...

Raiders searching for success headed into Gruden’s 4th year

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (8-8) CAMP SITE: Henderson, Nevada LAST YEAR: The Raiders got off to a promising start in their first season in Las Vegas with a 6-3 record, including a win at Kansas City, before faltering down the stretch. The Raiders lost five of six during a late-season slide thanks to a porous defense that finished 30th in the league allowing 29.9 points per game and an offense that had the fourth-highest turnover rate in the NFL.

Silver Minings: Warren Moon nearly a Raider

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

On a recent episode of the Touchdown Wire NFL Podcast, host Doug Farrar interviewed former NCAA/CFL/NFL coach and offensive innovator June Jones. During their conversation, the coach revealed that Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon was nearly traded to the then Los Angeles Raiders. Jones said that Al Davis wanted Moon and the Oilers management was frustrated with the quarterback’s perceived lack of poise in the pocket.

Las Vegas High coach is rewarded for his dogged pursuit to join an NFL staff

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Erick Capetillo’s grandfather arrived at the family’s east Las Vegas house one weekend morning and asked his grandsons if they wanted join a football team. Little did the young Capetillo know that day would lead him to a football coaching career and a taste of the NFL. As a young child, Capetillo had immigrated to the United States, and ultimately Southern Nevada, from Mexico — where soccer is king and children naturally flock to the sport.

Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

The NFL and the players union also agreed to conduct virtual offseason workout programs until every team was permitted to open its facilities. MAY 2020 All five international games were moved back to home team stadiums as the coronavirus surged, and the league released a full regular-season schedule. While planning to play that schedule, the NFL formulated a ticket refund plan for canceled games or those held without fans.

How Bill Walsh Fellowship changes lives: Meet Raiders’ participant Isaac Parker

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

The transition from prep to college is what encouraged Parker to pursue the Bill Walsh Fellowship program: “I was just looking for every and any opportunity to grow as a coach now that it was my full-time job…being a Willamette grad, you learn to be a life-long learner so it was just innate for me to try and learn from the best so I can do my job as well as I can do it.