Monday Night Football might have been about introducing the wonder of Allegiant Stadium, but the Las Vegas Raiders weren’t blinded by the celebration.
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How the team performed in the win against the Saints.
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and tight end Jason Witten each served as broadcasters for these national telecasts, one more than the other.
The former player and coach, who spent 21 years on the team’s broadcast crew, will join Brent Musburger and Lincoln Kennedy at Allegiant Stadium.
Monday Night Football turns 50 as the Raiders welcome New Orleans to Allegiant Stadium, where pressuring Drew Brees will be a central goal for Las Vegas.
The Golden Knights are back home not for a lack of coaching but because those on the ice who are paid handsomely to produce didn’t in the Western Conference Final.
The Raiders opened what has already proven a bizarre 2020 season by traveling east and taking down Carolina 34-30 at an empty Bank of America Stadium.
When the Raiders open their season Sunday against the Panthers, the two players who grew up 15 miles apart will each start at wide receiver spots.
Gruden has traveled different paths when building a roster since returning as head coach in 2018, and will start three rookies at Carolina on Sunday.
The trade of third-round pick Lynn Bowden on Saturday to Miami is a bad look for Las Vegas, whether it was totally football related or not.
Robin Lehner recorded three shutouts for the Golden Knights in a Western Conference semifinal series, the last being a 3-0 win over Vancouver in Game 7 on Friday.
The Raiders have over the years offered many players the chance for a brighter tomorrow, and Incognito has made the most out of such opportunity.
Thatcher Demko, a 24-year-old from San Diego, got the playoff start in goal for Vancouver, leading the Canucks to a 2-1 victory against the Golden Knights