The Raiders’ ascent to the upper echelon of the NFL rests squarely on coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock fixing a defense that has been the team’s Achilles’ heel.
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.’
The Raiders remain on target to get several defensive players back in time for Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs.
Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Vinny Bonsignore, Le’Andre Fox, Review-Journal sports reporter Sam Gordon and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang and Adam Hill.
The players will be eligible to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs should they continue to test negatively, but will miss practice time.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden said he spoke to linebacker Cory Littleton and noted that “he seems to be feeling fine” after relegation to the team’s Reserve/COVID-19 list.
The Raiders’ running back insists he’s not out to settle any scores against the team he was a part of for the past four seasons.
The Vegas Nation crew breaks down the latest with the Raiders.
The Raiders were among the worst teams in the NFL in the all-critical third quarter last year, but this season they are one of the best.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr leaped over a defender for a first down during Sunday’s 31-26 win over the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium.