5:24 AM EST, Sat February 24, 2024
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Raiders Draft Primer: Quarterbacks fits

Raiders Draft Primer: Quarterbacks fits

LSU’s Jayden Daniels, seen here rushing for a touchdown against Florida, has the production as both a passer and runner that should appeal to the Las Vegas Raiders. | Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports Trade up, wait, or later rounds? There’s options for Las Vegas Jimmy Garoppolo’s days in Silver & Black are numbered. Brian Hoyer’s too. Suffice it to say, but the Las Vegas Raiders quarterback room is going to look different in 2024 compared to the group in 2023. The one constant that remains in place is fourth-round pick Aidan O’Connell, who supplanted Garoppolo as...
13 hours ago
Raiders announce Antonio Pierce’s coaching staff

Raiders announce Antonio Pierce’s coaching staff

Antonio Pierce | Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports First-year coach finalizes 2024 staff Exactly five weeks after being hired as the Las Vegas Raiders full-time head coach Antonio Pierce has finalized his assistant coaching staff, the team announced Friday. Most of the coaching hires made by Pierce, who was on the team’s interim head coach for the final nine of the 2023 season, have already been reported or announced. So, there are no real surprises to the list of names announced Friday. As The Athletic indicated, the 31-person staff is large and is believed to be the...
15 hours ago
NFL news: 2024 salary cap soars

NFL news: 2024 salary cap soars

Mark Davis, Roger Goodell | Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports A record increase for all 32 teams The NFL is king and the 2024 free-agency period with be a gluttonous time of celebration for the league. The prosperous league announced Friday morning that the 2024 salary cap for all 32 teams with a massive $255.4 million with $74 million in additional player benefits. Salary cap news:The NFL announced that the 2024 Salary Cap will be $255.4M per club, with an additional $74M per club payment for player benefits, which includes Performance Based Pay and benefits for retired...
16 hours ago
NFL free agency 2024: Chris Jones among Raiders’ fans targets

NFL free agency 2024: Chris Jones among Raiders’ fans targets

Chris Jones | Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports That would be an incredible get This week, in our our weekly Tuesday Community Question, we dug into the offseason some as we asked our community members who is their 2024 dream NFL free agent this offseason? We felt it was relevant, because, frankly, it’s on all of our minds these days, anyway. NFL free agency, of course, opens in just 17 days and the Las Vegas Raiders should have enough salary-cap room and resources to make some pretty nice upgrades this offseason. We get several different responses with some intriguing...
18 hours ago
Raiders offseason: Would you trade Davante Adams?

Raiders offseason: Would you trade Davante Adams?

Davante Adams | Photo by Jordon Kelly/Icon Sportswire via Or is he the solution? Davante Adams, for some reason, seems to be a hot-button subject for fans of the Las Vegas Raiders. Here’s the reality: He is an elite player at a premium position and he can be part of the solution for the franchise. Plus, it seems like the team is completely committed to Adams (who is entering his third season in Las Vegas after the blockbuster trade with the Green Bay Packers in March, 2021) as they have several coaches on the staff that worked with him in Green Bay, including new...
20 hours ago
Silver Minings: Raiders’ gear is everywhere

Silver Minings: Raiders’ gear is everywhere

Raiders fans | Photo by Ethan Miller/ Many states rock with the Raider Nation It’s always fun to explore the true monster presence that is the Raider Nation. Raider Nation is everywhere One of the truly unique aspects of Raiders fans is that they are not a regionally-set fan base. They don’t just belong to California and Nevada. Again, they’re everywhere. A recent study by sports apparel company Lids shows that. The Raiders are the top selling NFL team in franchise gear in six states. They are: Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Alabama. We’re...
Feb 22, 2024
Raiders offseason: Brandon Aiyuk make sense?

Raiders offseason: Brandon Aiyuk make sense?

Brandon Aiyuk | Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Could Raiders be a trade partner for wide receiver? It’s NFL rumor season with free agency and the trading season just days away. One of the top names that is being speculated about around the league thus far this offseason is standout San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk. There is chatter that the 49ers (who have a ton of big contracts dedicated on the offensive side of the ball) will either be given a contract extension or the 49ers will have to trade him. That’s where the Las Vegas Raiders come in. There has...
Feb 22, 2024
How Mike McCarthy and Packers’ 2014 offense could influence Raiders’ 2024 offense

How Mike McCarthy and Packers’ 2014 offense could influence Raiders’ 2024 offense

Joe Philbin, Mike McCarthy | Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Raiders coaching staff has strong connection to McCarthy’s staff in Green Bay The Las Vegas Raiders have been piecing together their coaching staff over the last month and have made a few hires who are connected to current Dallas Cowboys and former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. New offensive coordinator Luke Getsy worked for McCarthy in Green Bay as an offensive quality control coach from 2014 to 2015 and was in charge of the wide receivers the two following years. More recently, the Raiders...
Feb 22, 2024
Raiders hire Tom Telesco: You happy with it?

Raiders hire Tom Telesco: You happy with it?

Tom Telesco | Photo by Ethan Miller/ Let us know how you feel? It’s safe to say that there was a portion of the Raider Nation that hasn’t been on board with the idea of Tom Telesco running their beloved Las Vegas Raiders. That was the case when it was first reported that Telesco was one of six candidates to interview with the team to replace the fired Dave Ziegler as general manager of the organization. When it was reported that Telesco was getting a second interview for the job and he was a finalist along with Raiders’ interim general manager Champ Kelly and...
Feb 22, 2024
Silver Minings: Davante Adams was league leader in snap count

Silver Minings: Davante Adams was league leader in snap count

Davante Adams | Photo by Candice Ward/ Offensive star is so reliable Earlier this month, we noted how Las Vegas Raiders’ star defensive end Maxx Crosby led all NFL defensive lineman in snaps played during the 2023 NFL season. Crosby, though, wasn’t the only Raiders’ player who played a ton of snaps last season. He was joined by fellow Las Vegas star and leader, wide receiver Davante Adams. According to a recent tweet by NFL observer Joel Corry, Adams played the most in snap percentage of all wide receivers in the league last season. Adams played 92.06 percent of...
Feb 22, 2024
Thursday open thread

Thursday open thread

Raiders | Photo by Ethan Miller/ Head to the comments section to share your thoughts and join the conversation. You can sign up for a commenting account below and we have full-time moderators to enforce the Community Guidelines.
Feb 21, 2024
Raiders quarterback 2024: The latest on Justin Fields, Luke Getsy, Tom Telesco and Antonio Pierce

Raiders quarterback 2024: The latest on Justin Fields, Luke Getsy, Tom Telesco and Antonio Pierce

Justin Fields, Luke Getsy | Photo by Michael Reaves/ interesting report emerges The quarterback question is the most important issue surrounding the Las Vegas Raiders as the NFL offseason unfolds. The team is expected to try to upgrade from second-year player Aidan O’Connell, who finished the season as the starter as a fourth-round pick. The Raiders, who own the No. 13 overall draft pick, can either try to trade up in the draft or pick one with their own pick; sign a free agent or trade for a quarterback. One of the quarterbacks who could be traded, of course, is...
Feb 21, 2024
Raiders Offseason: Tip of the cap

Raiders Offseason: Tip of the cap

Las Vegas Raiders general manager Tom Telesco, right, has cap room to work with in his first offseason with the Silver & Black. He can create more with roster moves, too. | Photo by Ethan Miller/ A look at the coin Las Vegas has to work with and the moves that can open up more salary room Get ready to see some salary cap wizardry. With the Super Bowl in the rearview mirror, the NFL offseason is going to kick into high gear soon as teams focus on rosters and the looming cap number from the league. Reports are surfacing the 2024 salary cap is slated to be in the range...
Feb 21, 2024
10 impending free agents to monitor during franchise tag window

10 impending free agents to monitor during franchise tag window

Chris Jones | Photo by Jamie Squire/ Hoping these guys hit the open market The NFL’s window to franchise tag players officially opened on Tuesday, meaning clubs have from now until March 5 to apply the tag to their impending free agents. This is also the first leg in the rat race that is NFL Free Agency. With an eye toward the Las Vegas Raiders’ needs, below are a few players to keep tabs on to see if they’ll get the one-year tender or hit the open market. DT Chris Jones, Kansas City Chiefs PFF Free Agent Ranking: 1st overall (#1 DT) The Athletic Free Agent...
Feb 21, 2024
Davante Adams more and more entrenched with Raiders

Davante Adams more and more entrenched with Raiders

Davante Adams | Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Plenty of signs that star wide receiver isn’t going anywhere We haven’t even reached the two-year anniversary of the blockbuster trade that sent superstar wide receiver Davante Adams from the Green Bay Packers to the Las Vegas Raiders. Still, it seems like there’s been rumors and speculation of Adams’ departure from Las Vegas for most of his tenure with the Raiders. Yes, the Raiders haven’t had the success in Adams’ two seasons with the team that he expected. Yes, his college teammate and close friend Derek...