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Raiders S Trevon Moehrig Gets Positive Endorsement From Former HC

The Las Vegas Raiders wasted no time taking safety Trevon Moehrig with the 43rd overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft. After all, it’s possible that they didn’t expect him to be available in the second round. Besides the fact they might’ve gotten a steal, they got a player with the potential to become a …

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Raiders DE Malcolm Koonce Brings Breath Of Fresh Air To Pass Rush

Last season, the Las Vegas Raiders finished 29th in the league in sacks with 21. To put that in perspective, the Pittsburgh Steelers had 56. The Raiders’ pass-rush has been downright awful since the Khalil Mack trade. It was clear once new defensive coordinator Gus Bradley walked through the door he wanted to change that …

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Las Vegas Raiders Get Less-Than-Stellar Grades For Draft Haul

The Las Vegas Raiders have never minded going against the grain. However, their approach hasn’t born fruit in recent years and this is evident in their drafts. Although they’ve had some hits, they’ve had their fair share of misses too. For that reason, it isn’t surprising to see them get less-than-stellar grades for their 2021 …

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Raiders Will Make Use Of Rookie DL Darius Stills’ Motor

The Las Vegas Raiders were busy adding depth and youth to their defensive line after the NFL Draft concluded. Acquiring West Virginia’s Darius Stills gives the Silver and Black a true ‘Gruden Grinder’ who doesn’t give up. Las Vegas drafted EDGE rusher Malcolm Koonce in the third round last weekend but no interior lineman was …

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Could Raiders End Up Regretting Passing Up OT Christian Darrisaw?

The Las Vegas Raiders desperately needed a starting right tackle, and in their eyes, Alex Leatherwood was the best one they could get. However, will they regret passing up the chance to take Christian Darrisaw in the 2021 NFL Draft? Leatherwood’s selection will be scrutinized and overanalyzed in the coming years, much like his new …

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Raiders Draft: Alex Leatherwood May Not Have Been A Reach After All

Right tackle was one of the Las Vegas Raiders’ most pressing needs ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft. They had their fair share of choices but took Alex Leatherwood with the 17th overall selection. At the time of the pick, it looked like the Silver and Black reached for the Alabama product. However, that may …

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Raiders Selecting TCU S Trevon Moehrig Already Hailed A Steal

Addressing a defense that needed reinforcements in the backfield was the Las Vegas Raiders’ priority on Day 2. Picking up TCU’s Trevon Moehrig will certainly help in that regard. Revamping the Raiders’ secondary was clearly a priority considering how poorly the unit performed in 2020. A lot of blame can go towards ex-defensive coordinator Paul …

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Raiders Aware They Needed To Get Better On All 3 Levels On Defense

The Las Vegas Raiders came out of the 2021 NFL Draft with a solid defensive haul. General manager Mike Mayock met with the local media when the player selection meeting concluded and shared some observations. Mayock told the local media the team’s board matched up with what they needed to do. He said the Raiders …

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Raiders Add Pass-Rush Help, Draft Malcolm Koonce 79th Overall

After adding offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders turn their attention to the defensive side of the ball. They traded up to draft Trevon Moehrig in the second round and took Malcolm Koonce with their first third-round selection. The Raiders’ defense looks better after …

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