6:51 PM EDT, Mon October 14, 2019
The Mercury News 50 mins ago
Five things we learned about Raiders coming off bye, starting with Gabe Jackson’s return

Five things we learned about Raiders coming off bye, starting with Gabe Jackson’s return

The Raiders are getting some roster help coming off the bye week, the most notable the return of guard Gabe Jackson from an MCL strain.
Silver And Black Pride 1 hour ago
Charting the Raiders defense through week 5

Charting the Raiders defense through week 5

Photo by Jack Thomas/ Through the first five weeks of the 2019 NFL season, the Raiders defense has improved each game. By week five, Defensive Coordinator Paul Guenther’s unit hardly resembles the one that ranked dead last in sacks and gave up 2249 yards rushing in 2018. Let’s take a deep dive into how the defense is being implemented in year 2 of Guenther’s tenure. Personnel 82% nickel would have been good for the second highest amount in the NFL last season. One reason for this uptick in the usage of 5 defensive backs is the addition of slot corner LaMarcus Joyner...
Silver And Black Pride 1 hour ago
Raiders make several practice squad transactions

Raiders make several practice squad transactions

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports With Marcell Ateman added to the active roster last week, the Raiders had a wide receiver spot open on the practice squad. Monday they filled that spot with the addition of free agent WR Anthony Ratliff-Williams. The 6-1, 250-pound Ratliff-Williams is an undrafted rookie receiver out of North Carolina. He came to the Tarheels as a quarterback but switched to receiver after his freshman year. Over his final two seasons 1319 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns. The Raiders also changed out their practice squad running back, releasing Damarea Crockett and bringing...
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Zay Jones speaks out on studying Raiders playbook with Jon Gruden

Zay Jones speaks out on studying Raiders playbook with Jon Gruden

The Oakland Raiders acquired wide receiver Zay Jones in a trade with the Buffalo Bills last week, just in time for the Raiders’ bye week. During his time off, Jones spent a lot of time hitting the playbook with head coach Jon Gruden, and on Monday, he said how hard he studied with Gruden, stating […] The post Zay Jones speaks out on studying Raiders playbook with Jon Gruden appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Silver And Black Pride 3 hours ago
Last week Marcell Ateman broke this trend, newly acquired Zay Jones could get it back on track

Last week Marcell Ateman broke this trend, newly acquired Zay Jones could get it back on track

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Last Tuesday the Raiders added a receiver to the mix, acquiring former second round pick Zay Jones in trade with the Buffalo Bills. Jones initially took the number 81, mainly because number 11, which he wore in Buffalo wasn’t available. It had been taken by Trevor Davis who the team had also recently acquired in trade. As of Monday, that had changed. Jones changed his number from 81 to 12 before he could even take the field wearing it. Up until last week, there hadn’t been a Raiders receiver to take the field this season wearing a number in the 80s....