Phil Villapiano sat in the Raiders war room with head coach Jon Gruden last weekend during the final rounds of the NFL Draft.
Heidi Fang is an award-winning sports videographer for the Review-Journal, covering MMA and the Raiders primarily. A graduate of Santa Clara University, she has worked primarily in sports for 20 years. While in New York City, she worked on CBS-TV’s college sports and NFL shows. She supervised the sports newsroom at Sirius-XM satellite radio in New York City, occasionally appeared on-air for their MMA and fantasy football shows and edited highlights for all on-air sports shows prior to moving to Las Vegas to host a MMA radio show. In the 5 years spent on the show, she produced videos, wrote for and managed the website. Before landing at the Review-Journal in 2016, Heidi was an MMA reporter for FoxSports.com and freelanced for other websites. She has appeared on various national and local radio and television shows and podcasts as a MMA analyst.
Vegas Nation’s Heidi Fang and Adam Hill discuss what defensive players could be a good fit for the Raiders
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang look at offensive tackles, guards, wide receivers and some of the other top offensive prospects the Raiders should consider in the 2021 NFL Draft.
During an interview with Heidi Fang on Vegas Nation’s Takeaways podcast, Ingold said hearing “no” frequently as a salesman toughened him up for his path to the NFL.
For Wayne Mabry, a lifelong Raiders fan better known as The Violator, this season has been one long exercise in frustration, soul-searching and reflection.
Randall Cunningham on the Raiders’ arrival in Las Vegas: “It’s like, wow, we’re really building something. … We’re expanding the horizon here.”
Lincoln Kennedy to Derek Carr: ‘You’re tired of being disrespected? Play better.’
“Coming here to the Raiders was a miracle, honestly. Being able to prove myself … at the end of the 2018 season and then to get that opportunity last year,” Raiders’ Darren Waller said.
Erik Harris: “It’s been a long journey for me. So I just try to appreciate each and every day and be present in the moment.”
Every Wednesday, as part of her “Vegas Nation: Takeaways” podcast, producer/videographer Heidi Fang talks to a Raiders player or personality.
JT the Brick on Derek Carr: “He’s a Pro Bowl-level quarterback. He’s a franchise quarterback. … I think he’s going to play great. I think he has the ability.”
“All of us are entertainers. We are literally out there for the fans. So for us to go out there and not have any fans, it’ll be different.” — Rico Gathers
NBC Sports Bay Area’s Scott Bair talks about Raiders center Barret Robbins and his disappearance before Super Bowl XXXVII.