The Raiders on Tuesday released veteran wide receiver Willie Snead, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Vinny has covered the Raiders extensively in the past, breaking news on their eventual move to Las Vegas and their thwarted return to Los Angeles. Before joining the Review-Journal, he covered the Rams for The Athletic and the Los Angeles Daily News.
The Raiders’ two-game win streak since Jon Gruden’s resignation has allowed Rich Bisaccia and Derek Carr to take center stage.
Derek Carr completed 21 of his first 22 passes to help the Raiders roll over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
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Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is finally feeling great physically, and that could bode well for a strong second half to the season for him and Kenyan Drake.
The combination of Alex Leatherwood’s rookie struggles at right tackle and the Raiders’ need to improve the interior of their line raised the necessity of moving him to right guard.
If the Raiders make the playoffs, it makes little sense for owner Mark Davis to pay off an entire coaching staff and bring in a new one to completely start over. Long way to go, though.
Interim coach Rich Bisaccia knows the Raiders’ inability to successfully manage the good times has led to two straight collapses during the second half of the season.
For a Raiders team that has struggled to find consistency and production along the offensive line, Sunday’s improved effort against the Broncos was a welcome development.
Defensive end Maxx Crosby tuned out the noise of one of the craziest weeks in Raiders history to finish with three sacks, six tackles, a tipped pass and one tackle for loss.
Less than a week after Jon Gruden resigned as the Raiders’ coach, they responded Sunday with their most complete performance of the season.
The Raiders will not have defensive tackles Johnathan Hankins and Darius Philon. Quarterback Nathan Peterman and running back Peyton Barber are also inactive.