Silver Minings: Keep this trend going
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by Bill Williamson
10m ago
TD John Jenkins | Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images Raiders cashed in on points off of turnovers in 2023 A highlight of the 2023 Las Vegas Raiders was how explosive an improved defense was when it came to scoring points. Of course, the Raiders made history when they scored two touchdowns on defense in back-to-back games, victories over AFC West rivals the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs in December. That helped the Raiders be one of the league leaders in points scored off of turnover margin. It was based on points scored minus points allowed after turnovers. The Raiders were plus ..read more
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Thursday open thread
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by Bill Williamson
10m ago
Jakobi Meyers | Photo by Candice Ward/Getty Images 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 ..read more
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Raiders offense 2024: Optimism should be high
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by Ray Aspuria
5h ago
Wide receiver Davante Adams spoke about the potential the Las Vegas Raiders offense has and the dangerous weapons on the team. But he was also very keen to note reality could be sobering if the team hasn’t progressed like it should by midseason. | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images But as elite wide receiver Davante Adams noted, reality can be jarring if Silver & Black can’t realize potential Optimism should be plentiful and permeating for the Las Vegas Raiders. At this stage of the offseason where install and learning is ever-present — especially on the offensive side of the ball — the Si ..read more
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M.J. Devonshire: ‘Ball skills will be there at next level’
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by Bill Williamson
19h ago
M.J. Devonshire | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports College coach believes Raiders’ rookie cornerback will make NFL impact Archie Collins willl never forget September 1, 2022. M.J. Devonshire saved the day. It was the first “Backyard Brawl” game between the host Pitt Panthers and rival West Virginia in 10 years. Acrisure Stadium was packed. It was late in the game and Devonshire saved the day, with late-pick six to see the upset victory for Pitt. “That will be a lasting memory for everyone at Pitt for years,” Collins, Pitt’s secondary coach, told Silver and Black Pride on Wednesday in a phone ..read more
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Raiders’ coach: Tre’von Moehrig ‘most talented safety in football’
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by Matt Holder
20h ago
Tre’von Moehrig | Photo by William Purnell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Defensive assistant Rob Ryan had a glowing review for the TCU product After putting together a bounce-back performance last season, Las Vegas Raiders safety Tre’von Moehrig figures to be a key piece of the Raiders’ defense this season. He’s entering a pivotal fourth season — which also is a contract year — making Moehrig a tenured veteran in a secondary that is very young as a whole. There’s a lot riding on the TCU product’s shoulders heading into the 2024 campaign, and he drew some strong reviews from Las Vegas’ senio ..read more
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Silver Minings: 3rd-down quarterback play must improve
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by Bill Williamson
23h ago
Gardner Minshew at a OTA | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Raiders’ quarterbacks struggled on key down in 2023 Offenses, and quarterbacks specifically, aren’t going to be very successful if they don’t execute well on third down. So, whether it’s incumbent Aidan O’Connell or free-agent addition Gardner Minshew who wins the Las Vegas Raiders’ starting quarterback battle this summer, improved play on third down is crucial for the team’s success in 2024. A recent tweet by NFL analyst Warren Sharp listed the best quarterbacks on third down in the season in 2023. Minshew who started 13 games for ..read more
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Wednesday open thread
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by Bill Williamson
1d ago
Maxx Crosby | Photo by Jordon Kelly/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images 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 ..read more
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Raiders 2024 film breakdown: Thayer Munford Jr. has a chance to leap at right tackle
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by Marcus Johnson
2d ago
Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Munford is coming off an underrated season at tackle Las Vegas Raiders were penciled in for a right tackle during the draft. They selected a right tackle, but not until the third round. DJ Glaze was the pick, but it left Thayer Munford Jr. a more accessible track to win the job. In the 2022 draft, Munford Jr. was selected in the seventh round but impressed early. The previous regime allowed him to compete for the starting right tackle position in training camp. He showed a solid performance as a rookie, especially in pass pro, where he allowed 11 pressures ..read more
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Raiders training camp dates set
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by Bill Williamson
2d ago
Antonio Pierce | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Road to 2024 NFL season is just more than a month away The Las Vegas Raiders’ journey to the 2024 — the first full season under head coach Antonio Pierce — kicks into gear in just over a month. The NFL announced training camp dates for all 32 teams Tuesday morning. The Raiders’ rookie draft picks and undrafted free agents will report Sunday July 21 and the veterans will report Tuesday July 23. Thus, the team’s first full training cap practice will be held July 24 in preparation of the regular-season opener on September 8 at the Los Angeles Ch ..read more
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Raiders roster 2024: Tyree Wilson hopes 2nd-year success started in offseason
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by Bill Williamson
2d ago
Tyree Wilson | Photo by Ian Maule/Getty Images 2023 1st-round pick entering big season Robbed of an offseason as a rookie, Tyree Wilson was laser focused on every aspect of being an NFL Player this offseason and he hopes it helps him take the next step in his career after am unbalanced rookie season after being the No. 7 overall draft pick in 2023. Wilson spent a lot of time and focus this offseason and working on his body as much as his field work. His inspiration for getting his body right prior to the season was Raiders’ star pass-rusher Maxx Crosby, who been a major mentor to Wilson. “I ..read more
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