Tempers flared on the field Thursday as two skirmishes broke out on the second day of training camp practices between the teams.
After going 4-12 last season in Year 1 of the second Jon Gruden era, the Raiders were rewarded with the NFL’s most difficult schedule this season.
Junior Drew Tejchman signed with UNLV in 2017 so he could play wide receiver. But he switched to safety late last season, and Tejchman is a projected starter.
Banks, who died Sunday at age 57, was honored with a reserved seat in the press box Thursday at the Tennessee Titans-Philadelphia Eagles preseason game in Philadelphia.
The second back into a game will depend on the opponent and what kind of offense the Rebels are in at the time and not necessarily a reflection of the depth chart.
UNLV’s quarterbacks didn’t have much time to throw or many passing lanes to throw into in practice Thursday morning at Rebel Park. The Rebels returned to practice after taking off Wednesday.
The starting right guard was carted off the field Thursday with a left knee injury that he suffered during a joint practice with the Los Angeles Rams.