Recent reports that Richie Incognito preparing as if he was returning next season. Well, what team he’s preparing to return to is another question. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport Incognito will be released by the Raiders. The #Raiders will be releasing Richie Incognito because of their salary cap. He is 100% healthy and looks forward to continuing his career there or … [Read more...] about Raiders to release LG Richie Incognito
There figures to be a couple of additions to the cornerbacks this offseason. First off, there is a high likelihood nickel cornerback Lamarcus Joyner becomes a cap casualty, which means the Raiders will have to replace him. Secondly, they could use some competition and depth on the outside. The top cornerback on the market is William Jackson III. The Raiders won’t be thinking … [Read more...] about Raiders 2021 Free Agency wish list: Cornerbacks who make sense
It’s no secret that the Raiders have had their fair share of draft misses over the last half-decade. The team hasn’t given a second contract to a first-round pick since Darren McFadden and there isn’t a single player left from the 2015, 2016 or 2017 draft classes. However, that doesn’t mean they haven’t had their fair share of hits either. In 2019 alone, Hunter Renfrow, Maxx … [Read more...] about Drafting DT Maurice Hurst named best decision by Raiders in past five drafts
Friday saw the league’s top pending free agent safety kept off the market. Broncos free safety Justin Simmons is being slapped with the franchise tag for the second year in a row. The Raiders were interested in Simmons last year before he was tagged, so it stands to reason they were still interested this time around. Regardless, the Raiders will have to look elsewhere for a … [Read more...] about Raiders have 'questions' that need answering at free safety
With the Raiders hired Gus Bradley this offseason to be their new defensive coordinator, the goal is to get faster on all three levels on defense. While this wasn’t a “slow” defense in 2020, it is a unit that could use several fresh faces, especially in the front seven. That is why Notre Dame’s Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has become such a popular selection in mock drafts for the … [Read more...] about Raiders select Notre Dame LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah in latest Todd McShay mock
According to our mock draft database here at the Raiders Wire, the most common selections for the Raiders in Round 1 are currently linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah and defensive end Kwity Paye from Michigan. It’s not surprising that mock drafts are giving Las Vegas front seven help, but the names often being considered for the Raiders are a bit strange. One player that has … [Read more...] about Raiders would be wise to consider Georgia EDGE Azeez Ojulari at No. 17
One of the most surprising developments from the 2020 season for the Las Vegas Raiders was the play of wide receiver Nelson Agholor. After signing a near veteran minimum contract, he quickly became the team’s No. 1 receiver and a legitimate deep threat. Despite just 82 targets, Agholor averaged a whopping 18.7 yards per reception and totaled 896 yards on 48 receptions. He … [Read more...] about Raiders GM Mike Mayock on WR Nelson Agholor: 'We'd love to have him back'
Early on during the Jon Gruden era, it was a common belief that the Raiders could and potentially would move on from Derek Carr if a better option became available. But after back-to-back strong seasons under Gruden, Carr has firmly entrenched himself as the starter in Las Vegas. During the 2020 season, Carr had arguably the best year of his career. Not only did he score 30 … [Read more...] about Raiders GM Mike Mayock on Derek Carr: 'I think he's one of the top QBs in the NFL'
In this episode of the Raiders Wire Podcast, Marcus Mosher and Ryan O’Leary preview the offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders! Did Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden overpay for Marcus Mariota last season and will they be able to trade him this year? They also debate the biggest needs on defense and what Gus Bradley is looking for at defensive end and free safety. All that and so much … [Read more...] about PODCAST: Previewing the 2021 offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders