After one preseason game, Aidan O’Connell’s stock is rising, but can he be the Las Vegas Raiders’ future starting quarterback? Meanwhile, Richie Incognito has high hopes for the Silver and Black’s offensive line to protect the quarterback.
The Las Vegas Raiders recently parted ways with linebacker Tanner Muse, marking another 2020 third-round pick that didn’t pan out. Both former quarterback Chris Simms and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio recently lambasted the Silver and Black for ‘striking out’ on draft picks. As far as Raider Nation’s concerned, Pro Football Talk’s takes have never …
In the three seasons Gruden and Gannon shared together, Gannon threw for over 10,000 yards, 79 touchdown passes and Oakland made the playoffs each year with this duo. Prior to joining the Raiders, Gannon’s top season was less than stellar as he only managed 2,305 yards through the air with ten touchdown tosses and six interceptions.
With a tough-love coaching style, Gruden was able to help lead Gannon on the path of his most productive years in the NFL. Now, Gruden will oversee an offensive attack that already boasts an MVP-caliber quarterback in Carr.