The Raiders quarterback has used everything from ‘Lava Rage’ to ‘Rihanna’ to a multitude of city names and even the name of his coach’s wife, ‘Cindy Gruden.’
After serving as sports editor of both the Silverado Star and UNLV Rebel Yell, the Detroit native remained in Las Vegas and embarked on his professional journalism career at the Review-Journal in 2002. He has covered mixed martial arts and prep sports while helping coordinate online and social media coverage for nearly every major sporting event to come through the valley.
The starting left guard has been out since suffering a foot injury in the second game of the season on Sept. 21
Raiders rookie Henry Ruggs caught one pass for 5 yards and carried once for 12 yards in a 35-31 loss to the Chiefs. He also served as the team’s primary kick returner.
The Raiders quarterback threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns, including a go-ahead score with 1:43 left, but it wasn’t enough to get a season sweep over the Chiefs.
The former two-division champ will fight for the first time in more than a year when he takes on Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 257 on Jan. 23.
Maxx Crosby said Raiders coach Jon Gruden told him after selecting him out of Eastern Michigan last year was that his job would be to pressure Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes.
Welterweight Mike Perry, who has been accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife, weighed in at 175.5 pounds, 4 over the allowable limit for his fight against Tim Means.
The Raiders’ coach is interviewed by Michele Tafoya for the new episode of “Sports Uncovered,” which also features Tim Brown, Amy Trask and Derrick Brooks.
The Kansas City coach twice mentioned on Monday the decision by the Raiders to circle Arrowhead Stadium on team buses after an upset victory over the Chiefs.
At some point this week, I will cross the 100-test threshold. One would think this would become old hat, but that wait for results never seems to get any less agonizing.
Josh Jacobs and Devontae Booker each ran for two touchdowns and combined for 193 of the Raiders’ 203 rushing yards in a 37-12 victory over the Denver Broncos.