The Oakland Raiders are history and now it’s time on to the new era of the Las Vegas Raiders. On Wednesday, March 18, the silver and black will officially be open for business as they take their first step towards a make or break season. When the toe meets ball in September, a lot will be expected of Jon Gruden’s latest team to work its way to the playoffs. They came closer than many predicted in 2019, so securing the proper free agents and acing the draft again can put this organization on the fast lane to Super Bowl contenders in 2020.
Many thought that the Raiders got a steal when they traded for Steelers receiver, Antonio Brown for third and fifth-round picks. Well, we all know how that turned around. Not only has Brown’s playing career turned completely upside down, but his whole life has as well. After his last blunder which showed him live-streaming a profane outburst against his ex-girlfriend in front of multiple police officers, he has lost all but any chance he had at returning to the NFL.
Another football season is coming to an end which means a new league year is right around the corner. For the Oakland Raiders, it’s the beginning of a brand new era in Las Vegas. This historical move will officially commence on the night of April 23 in the aforementioned sin city. On that night the Raiders own two first-round picks that will become the new faces of the relocating franchise. They also have three third rounders, a fourth, a sixth, and a seventh to round out the event. With all those assets in tow, the time has arrived to scout some potential eligible draftees that they might be eyeing during the three day extravaganza in their latest hometown.
The football regular season is all but over. Welcome to the final week of the regular season where things get preseason-ish and downright wacky. The plan needs to be attacking players who we feel will have solidified roles, as many teams will be resting its starters for the postseason, or seeing what they have out of some of their youngsters for next year. Continue reading →
It’s week 17 and that means the 2019 NFL season is coming to an end. The playoff picture has cleared up in the NFC, as five teams have punched their ticket while the Eagles are in with a win over the Giants while the Cowboys are in with a win and an Eagles’ loss. In the AFC, five teams have punched their ticket as the Ravens have locked up the top seed while three teams, the Titans, Steelers, and Raiders all still have a shot to claim that last wild card spot. With all 16 games on Sunday for the only week this season, sports betters will be glued to the television all day long.
The penultimate game of the season matches two AFC West rivals against each other. It’s a farewell stadium game, and it could be the last time Philip Rivers faces the Raiders as a Charger. The 6-8 Oakland Raiders had a good start to the season, but four straight losses have quashed their momentum. Jon Gruden’s team is out to ensure they finish the season on a high. Continue reading →
The football regular season is coming to a close, and with that, we need to make the most of our last remaining chances to take home some decent money before the playoffs. Hopefully, you were able to construct a nice winning lineup based on some of the plays mentioned in last week’s article. However, you aren’t here to reminisce about last week. Continue reading →