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Raiders' Top Players to Avoid in 2021 NFL Free Agency

The Las Vegas Raiders are embarking on what should be a pivotal offseason for the franchise. The team made the postseason this past season but chose to move on from interim head coach Rich Bisaccia and general manager Mike Mayock. The Raiders will now move forward with new GM Dave...
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Raiders hiring Antonio Pierce as their linebackers coach

Former NFL linebacker Antonio Pierce is headed back to the league as a coach. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Pierce will be the linebackers coach for the Raiders. Pierce began his coaching career as the head coach at Long Beach Poly from 2014-2017 and then became the linebackers coach at Arizona State. He became the associate and co-defensive coordinator alongside former Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis the next year and the sole coordinator for the 2021 season.
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How the Raiders Bilked the City of Oakland Out of $190 Million

The Raiders may be long gone, but new calculations reveal that the team took a loan from the city of Oakland, let the interest run its total up to $190 million, and then left for Las Vegas without the city even asking for the money. The Super Bowl and the...

Raiders’ Darren Waller Looks Tiny Next to LeBron James in Super Bowl Pic

Throughout his entire life, Darren Waller likely hasn’t been put in a lot of situations where he looks like a small human being. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound tight end for the Las Vegas Raiders is one of the most towering players in the NFL and frequently makes his teammates look tiny in comparison. However, if you put him on an NBA court, he’d look pretty average.

AFC Notes: Broncos, Chargers, Raiders

ESPN’s Dan Graziano reports that the Broncos are hiring Bert Watts as their OLB coach. He previously worked as an assistant head coach, special teams coach, and OLB coach at Auburn. PFN’s Aaron Wilson reports the Broncos are expected to hire Morgan State head coach Tyrone Wheatley as their...

Ex-Raiders QB Stirs Controversy With Joe Burrow Comments in Viral Clip

Things are way ahead of schedule for Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals. Everybody knew the young quarterback had a bright future but few could’ve foreseen him getting to the Super Bowl in just his second season. The Bengals have not been a successful franchise in a very long time but Burrow has changed their fortunes seemingly overnight.

Raiders quick slants: Super Bowl Lessons

The NFL is evolving into more aerial theatrics and downfield fireworks as the game progresses year-by-year. However, there’s one old adage that remains emphatically true and it dates back to the inception of football: Games are won, or lost, in the trenches. Super Bowl LVI proved no matter how...

Raiders Season Review: Cory Littleton

The arrival of former Las Vegas Raiders defensive coordinator Gus Bradley was seen as a chance for many Raider defenders to get a fresh start. That ended up being true for some, but for linebacker Cory Littleton, his play continued to be uneven. A celebrated free agent signing from the...

Raiders offseason: Pending free agents

Now that the Super Bowl is complete and the 2021 NFL season is officially over, the next order of business for all NFL teams is preparing for free agency. According to Over The Cap, the Las Vegas Raiders have 24 unrestricted free agents. They can re-sign at any time. Teams can enter negotiations with free agents from other teams on March 14, which is exactly four weeks away.

Raiders Draft: Logan Hall, DT, Houston scouting report

The Las Vegas Raiders are going to need to add several defensive tackles this offseason. Houston’s Logan Hall offers plenty of upside as an interior pass rusher with his athletic ability and should be on the Raiders’ radar during Day 2 of the NFL Draft. DT | Houston...

Initial thoughts on reports about Derek Carr extension talks

While the NFL was focused on the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals on Super Bowl Sunday, NFL Media had an interesting nugget about the Las Vegas Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr. The outlet reported that the Raiders’ new brass has decided to extend the contract of Carr, who is...

Raiders coaching staff: Meet Mick Lombardi

New Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels tabbed Mick Lombardi as the team’s new offensive coordinator over the weekend. Let’s take a quick look at Lombardi’s background:. Age:. Lombardi is 33. Last job:. He was the New England Patriots wide receivers coach in 2020-21. NFL Experience:. This...
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Could the Raiders replace Casey Hayward Jr. with Stephon Gilmore?

One fear that the Raiders must have going into the offseason is that Casey Hayward Jr. might not return to Las Vegas. The veteran cornerback was a big reason why the Raiders were so improved on defense, but his defensive coordinator (Gus Bradley) has joined the Colts. With Indianapolis having...
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How the Raiders made $189 million in taxpayer money vanish

This is the mystery of $189 million in public money, and how the Raiders, the city of Oakland and Alameda County made it disappear. It’s also a 25-year story of bartering, negotiating and rewriting agreements aimed at keeping the football team in the Bay Area, yet somehow making it even easier for the Raiders to leave for Las Vegas after the 2019 season. Over the course of that quarter-century, the team, city and county completed a financial transaction so complicated and drawn out that it’s befitting of the greatest illusionists appearing on the Vegas Strip.

Three Raiders among Pro Football Focus' top 101 players of 2021 season

With the Super Bowl over and the 2021 season officially a wrap, a trio of Raiders are still earning applause from Pro Football Focus for their performances on the gridiron, landing on the site's list of the top 101 players from the 2021 season. Maxx Crosby was the highest-rated player...

Raiders NFL Draft Prospect: Leo Chenal, Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badger Leo Chenal is an intriguing prospect who can help the Las Vegas Raiders defense in so many ways. Chenal is a linebacker who succeeded the most of his college career in stopping the run and in pass rushing, something the Raiders can benefit via the 2022 NFL Draft.

You were an impact player; somebody who made a difference in all the games we played with you.

In our friendship, you never got down on yourself; you were always up. No matter what happened out on the field, no matter how tough things got, you were always battling. You learned to fight when you came in with us, with the Raiders. A young kid who learned how to fight and how to be a big factor in a game, you went and you grew and kept growing and growing, and I've never seen anything like it in my life.