Raiders tight end Jason Witten has donated $10,000 to SafeNest, the largest nonprofit agency dedicated to ending domestic violence in Clark County.
Allegiant Stadium, home to the Raiders, never becomes reality without the vision of Sheldon Adelson, who died Monday at the age of 87.
In a Q&A with Review-Journal’s Ed Graney, Davis said “this season — and I’ve said it many, many, many times — life got in the way with the virus.”
Defense was the bane of the Raiders’ existence. There was no Alpha to lean on for a unit that couldn’t remain healthy. No true leader to follow.
The Raiders barely eclipsed their season win total (7.5) by finishing 8-8 and ended a streak of three straight losing seasons.
Any steps toward improvement for the Raiders must begin on defense, where they ranked 29th in scoring against and 24th in yards allowed.
Handing out marks for a season-ending win in Denver.
The Raiders have now missed the postseason for a 17th time in 18 seasons, which hasn’t gone unnoticed by those who played in the franchise’s glory days.
Miami prevailed 26-25 at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday night, a prime example of why Jon Gruden-coached teams struggle in the second half of seasons.
Late-game collapse by the Raiders doesn’t produce many impressive marks.