Henry Ruggs III is more than just a speed receiver. And the Raiders can’t wait to show everyone that this season. But until then, we will have settle for highlight clips from practice. Ruggs has already made a few spectacular plays at practice, but none better than the one the team tweeted out earlier on Friday afternoon. Take a look at this phenomenal one-handed grab by the … [Read more...] about WATCH: Raiders WR Henry Ruggs makes spectacular one-handed catch in practice
It’s not a secret that Derek Carr isn’t an aggressive quarterback by nature. While he will throw the ball downfield and although he does it very well, Carr’s game is built on getting rid of the ball quickly and accurately. That style of quarterback can win in the NFL as Carr isn’t all that different stylistically than Tom Brady and Drew Brees at this stage of their careers. But … [Read more...] about Is Raiders WR Bryan Edwards a perfect fit with QB Derek Carr?
Without training camp footage and no preseason games being offered, conference calls have been the best way to find out information about the Raiders. Luckily, head coach Jon Gruden doesn’t mind being blunt about which players are performing and which ones need to pick up the pace. With that in mind, one of the players that has constantly received praise from Gruden is … [Read more...] about Jon Gruden praises DT Maliek Collins, says he is in the 'prime of his career'
In the past few weeks, the NFLPA has been tracking the COVID-19 concentration in every NFL city. When the tracker first appeared, Las Vegas had the sixth-highest COVID-19 concentration among the 30 NFL cities with a concentration of 30.66 cases per 100,000 people. Since then it has quietly moved up the list. As of the latest figures, Las Vegas is now second behind only Miami in … [Read more...] about Las Vegas moves to second-highest COVID-19 concentration among NFL cities
Last year, Jon Gruden talked up Johnathan Hankins, saying he was the most improved player on the team. Yet, the statement came with little notoriety. The former second-round pick signed on with the team after week one of the 2018 season and started the final 14 games. Even still, everyone was focusing on drafted rookies P.J. Hall and Maurice Hurst. Then Hankins went out and … [Read more...] about Jon Gruden again wondering why no one is talking about DT Johnathan Hankins
Michael Irvin’s career ended because of spinal stenosis. Leighton Vander Esch has not talked to the Hall of Fame receiver, but the Cowboys linebacker is confident his neck injury stemming from spinal stenosis won’t be an issue in the future. “I don’t worry about my neck. That is behind me,” Vander Esch said on a [more] … [Read more...] about Leighton Vander Esch insists his neck injury is “behind” him
The list of college football players opting out is growing by the day. A University of Miami star became the latest, with UM head coach Manny Diaz announcing Thursday that pass rusher Greg Rousseau won’t play in 2020. “As a coach, we are for these young men and advocates for them,” Diaz said, via Andrew [more] … [Read more...] about University of Miami DE Greg Rousseau opts out
There’s more of Giants quarterback Daniel Jones to go around this season. Jones said on a video conference with reporters on Thursday that he is up to 228 or 229 pounds after playing at 220 pounds during his rookie season. That was the result of Jones workout plan as he tries to grow into a [more] … [Read more...] about Daniel Jones feeling bigger and stronger heading into second season
Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White openly considered taking the season off because of COVID-19, and chastised fans who criticized him for it. In the end, he’ll be on the field. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the star cornerback will not opt out of this season. The 2017 first-rounder will make $1.841 million in base salary [more] … [Read more...] about Report: Tre’Davious White did not opt out