The Raiders’ first preseason game will be at home against the Seattle Seahawks at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 14th. They will play the Rams and 49ers on the road.
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 signed fourth-round safety Tyree Gillespie from Missouri, fifth-round cornerback Nate Hobbs from Illinois and seventh-round center Jimmy Morrissey from Pitt.
The Raiders made some surprising changes to the offense during the offseason. While it creates the potential for improvement, it might take time to come together.
The Raiders’ schedule is considered one of the most difficult in the NFL. But for the season to be a success, they must find a way to make the playoffs.
Raiders fans have lots of questions about the offensive line, wide receiver Henry Ruggs and whether general manager Mike Mayock is on the hot seat.
Raiders fifth-round draft pick Nate Hobbs plays with a physicality and chip on his shoulder that make him an intriguing possibility at slot cornerback.
The Raiders have self-destructed over the second half of their schedule the last two years. Avoiding a repeat will mean dealing with a difficult late-season schedule.
The Raiders spent the offseason revamping the defense, beginning with the hiring of Gus Bradley as defensive coordinator and a slew of free agent and draft additions.
The NFL is allowing teams to conduct off-site training camps, but the Raiders will stay put in Henderson
In the post-draft Raiders mailbag, fans have questions about defensive improvement, possible cuts and the future of Marcus Mariota.
Buffalo defensive end Malcolm Koonce, selected by the Raiders in the third round of the NFL draft, brings an elevated understanding and natural feel for the pass rush.