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Raiders wearing Vegas Strong decals on helmets

In wake of the mass shooting that took 58 lives in Las Vegas last weekend, the Raiders will wear stickers reading "Vegas Strong" on the back of their helmets. The Raiders are scheduled to move to Las Vegas for the 2020 season. On Thursday night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers honored the victims and first responders…

Raiders beaten up secondary faces turnover prone Joe Flacco

The Ravens passing attack provides a solid matchup for the Raiders secondary, if the secondary is healthy. Cornerback David Amerson suffered a concussion on Sunday and has been limited in practice this week. Rookie Gareon Conley has also been limited after missing last week’s game with a shin injury. The possibility of missing two of…

Raiders need to utilize play action passes

So far this season the Raiders have used the play action pass the fewest times in the NFL. Per Pro Football Focus, just 5.9 percent of Derek Carr’s passes have been off play action. With Carr sidelined for a week or more, the Raiders need to give EJ Manuel more play action passes. The coaching…

Can the Raiders win without Derek Carr

For the third time in his last nine games, Derek Carr went down with an injury when he suffered a transverse process fracture in his back on Sunday. He will miss this week's game against the Ravens and could be out as many as six weeks. Last year he missed one series in a game…

Raiders donate $50,000 to Las Vegas Shooting Victims

The Raiders have stepped up to help the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. The future team of Las Vegas donated $50,000 to a Go Fund Me set up by Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak. The donations for this account are nearing $1 million after more than 5o people were killed and more than…

Derek Carr injured in Raiders loss to Broncos

  The Raiders have gone from 2-0 to disaster in two weeks. Last Sunday, the Raiders were beatdown by the Redskins. Today, the Raiders not only lost to the Broncos, but they lost quarterback Derek Carr. Carr was sacked late in the third quarter and was awkwardly twisted to the ground. He walked off the…

Key Numbers: Raiders take on stingy Broncos defense

The Raiders and Broncos meet in Denver on Sunday for the first AFC West game of the season. With the red-hot Chiefs leading the division, the loser of this game will fall to third place in the AFC West. 4.3 Yards Per Play The Broncos defense has been one of the best in the NFL…

The Raiders defense needs to start creating turnovers

In 2016 the Raiders defense surrendered the most yards per play in the NFL at 6.1. The defense was not very good, but they forced turnovers. The Raiders ranked third in the NFL last season in turnover percentage - the percentage of opponents’ drives that ended with a Raiders takeaway - at 14.2 percent. Despite…

Michael Crabtree limited in practice after chest injury

Michael Crabtree was limited in practice today with a chest injury he sustained in Sunday’s loss to the Redskins. Crabtree went up to catch an overthrown pass and got drilled by Redskins safety Montae Nicholson. Crabtree left the game with one catch for seven yards and did not return. Before practice head coach Jack Del…