After a thorough 34-7 defeat of the San Francisco 49ers, the Las Vegas Raiders offer promise defensively. Producing four first-half sacks of Trey Lance and two near-interceptions, the Raiders’ defense looked like gangbusters. Defensive coordinator Patrick Graham had to be proud. “I think that, somewhere between the first 5-10 plays, the opposing quarterback must go …
Raiders Training Camp
Football fans should always tread with caution when probing for takeaways during training camp. Teams are typically going 7-on-7 or 11-on-11 with pads or no pads, and while players can absolutely show out in these controlled environments, nothing can replicate the atmosphere of game day. Still, a strong showing during camp can very well be a prelude to what’s to come. The Las Vegas Raiders are no exception to this.
Training camp is typically a boring couple of weeks for casual NFL fans, serving as nothing more than a tease for “real” football. But as for the diehards of the sport, the offseason workouts can be just as exciting as a regular season matchup. For the Raiders and Niners, camp has been anything but boring.
The Las Vegas Raiders sent shockwaves around the NFL Draft community when they used a top-100 pick on Cincinnati star Tre Tucker. As an undersized and underutilized pass catcher, the Bearcat alum held a fifth-round grade on my Big Board. But early reports from training camp say that Vegas may have been right to take Tucker on Day 2.
Las Vegas Raiders general manager Dave Ziegler aimed at getting younger and more explosively disruptive on defense this offseason. At the conclusion of the seventh practice, there are signs his plan is working. The secondary thus far is showing significant progress throughout training camp in Henderson. Air Traffic Control At Raiders Training Camp An influx …
The Las Vegas Raiders start their preseason against the San Francisco 49ers on August 13th. No, this article isn’t part of my continued campaign to drastically reduce the cost of preseason tickets. Instead, let’s turn our attention to this ever-evolving Las Vegas roster. After a long break, Josh McDaniels and Co. turned numerous glaring holes in the personnel into, well, less glaring holes. Sure, particular position groups are more fleshed out than they were entering the 2022 season, but depth does not equate to results.
Ask a hundred people what they think about the Raiders’ offensive line, and there’s a solid chance it’s a 50/50 split. Horrible. Lackluster. Subpar. These would be the adjectives that half of the people use to describe the unit. Underrated. Ascending. Talented. These are words that summarize the other side of the argument. The truth, as is typically the case, falls somewhere in between.