Three players the Raiders coached against in January swapped sidelines Saturday when the team selected former Houston cornerback Isaiah Johnson, LSU tight end Foster Moreau and Clemson receiver Hunter Renfrow.
A better first impression couldn’t have been asked Friday of the Raiders’ first-round picks.
The 2020 NFL Draft is set to land in Las Vegas just months before the Raiders open their palace of a stadium.
The Raiders traded back twice Saturday before selecting their second ex-Clemson Tiger, choosing cornerback Trayvon Mullen in the second round.
Talent and character. The Raiders sought this combination, general manager Mike Mayock said Thursday evening, when approaching a signature draft in which the franchise owned eight picks, including an NFL-high three in the first round.
Raiders general manager Mike Mayock asked prospective player just how the players would adapt to life in Las Vegas once the team moves to town in 2020.
NFL Alumni Las Vegas chapter held their first draft party at the Linq and the alumni present give their take on the Raiders first pick.
An NFL draft the Raiders devoted months preparing for and consider a potential franchise turning point is here. If all goes to plan, it will produce multiple Las Vegas household names.
It was one comment in a hotel lobby. Maybe it foreshadows the future. Maybe not.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.