Alex Monfreda

Deputy Editor of Raider Ramble; NFL film analyst for Pro Football Focus. Twitter: @AlexMonfreda; contract me: sreamteam@yahoo.com

Derek Carr and Dennis Allen, prior to Allen joining the New Orleans Saints

Derek Carr set to visit the New Orleans Saints: Everything you need to know

The Las Vegas Raiders have high hopes of trading quarterback Derek Carr. There’s one thing stopping them, however: Carr’s no-trade clause. Will the 31-year-old waive his no-trade clause to reunite with Dennis Allen as a member of the New Orleans Saints? If he does, what can the Silver and Black expect to get in return …

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Aaron Rodgers possibly reuniting with Davante Adams on the Las Vegas Raiders

Aaron Rodgers and the Las Vegas Raiders: The optics of the match that always was

You’ve heard it, Raider Nation; Aaron Rodgers and the Las Vegas Raiders – a story that’s been touched on in some way by most journalists at this point. After nine seasons, the Silver and Black have elected to move on from quarterback Derek Carr. Tom Brady was once considered the “first choice” – although All-Pro …

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Raiders RB Josh Jacobs on QB Aaron Rodgers

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs gives “approval” on Aaron Rodgers

Las Vegas, Nev. – The 2022 Pro Bowlers have a practice at Allegiant Stadium, and Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs spoke with the media. Talking about several topics, most notably, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. With the Pro Bowl contest just hours away, participating players gathered at the home of the Silver …

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2023 East-West Shrine Bowl; Las Vegas Raiders

East-West Shrine Bowl: Defensive prospects show out on Raiders’ home turf

Las Vegas, Nev. – The crowd waited for either side to score a touchdown at the Raiders’ home, but neither defense allowed one to happen. The 2023 East-West Shrine Bowl took place at Allegiant stadium on February 2nd. Quarterback prospects Aidan O’Connell and Dorian Thompson-Robinson were set to put on a show and boost their …

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Raider Nation: Next Raiders QB Will Be Tom Brady Or Aaron Rodgers?

A search for a new quarterback: The likelihood of an Aaron Rodgers trade to the Las Vegas Raiders

The Las Vegas Raiders are searching for a starting quarterback, and Aaron Rodgers fits the bill as well as anyone. On Sunday, while the rest of the NFL world waited for the Conference Championship games to kickoff, Adam Schefter was giving an update on the Green Bay quarterback’s future. Per Schefter, league sources believe the …

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Jalen Ramsey once “begged” to be a Raider; Now in 2023, one NFL executive predicts Ramsey will be traded, again

It’s not often you get a second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With Jalen Ramsey, the Las Vegas Raiders might have that chance. Once upon a time, All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey called Jacksonville his home. As the Jaguars started to move backwards, Ramsey became increasingly frustrated with the team. Soon enough, this would lead to …

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A search for a new quarterback: Lamar Jackson all but out for the Raiders

Former MVP Lamar Jackson is set to join a new team this summer – don’t hold your breath, teams in need of a quarterback. The Las Vegas Raiders have decided to move on from Derek Carr, leaving the Silver and Black with a void at QB1. For Raider Nation, this has sparked a great conflict; …

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Future Raiders QB Aaron Rodgers or?

Aaron Rodgers thinks he can win MVP again with the right team – is that the Raiders?

Derek Carr is out, and the Las Vegas Raiders are officially in the QB market. What’s Aaron Rodgers up to these days? It’s not every day the [soon-to-be dethroned] back-to-back reigning MVP is up for grabs. However, after a lackluster 8-9 season, there’s a real chance Aaron Rodgers could be moving onto the next chapter …

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Raiders vs. Jaguars

Around free agency: Tackling the long-lasting off-ball linebacker problem for the Raiders

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before – the Las Vegas Raiders have a problem at the linebacker position. For years, it seemed almost as if the Silver and Black were blatantly ignoring the off-ball linebacker. When the team hired Gus Bradley to be the defensive coordinator for Las Vegas back in 2021, Bradley …

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Around free agency: A chance to stop the revolving door at defensive tackle for the Raiders

Another season, another new set of defensive tackles for the Las Vegas Raiders. Not only have the Silver and Black not had the same two DTs start in back-to-back seasons since ’11 and ’12, but Johnathan Hankins is the only defensive tackle to start in any two years – whether back-to-back or not – since …

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