The Raiders easily could challenge to be included among the most memorable clips of the HBO show “Hard Knocks” with a roster that includes Antonio Brown, Richie Incognito and Vontaze Burfict.
A potential site for a College Football Playoff championship game will soon host the NFL and UNLV football, along with a new-and-much-improved Las Vegas Bowl.
The assumption that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden would spend the off-season looking to replace quarterback Derek Carr wasn’t as practical a notion as portrayed.
While forecasting how a team’s draft will ultimately be judged on the field remains incredibly subjective, this isn’t: The class had a much different feel this year than last. Cleaner. Fewer red flags to investigate. Players that other teams hadn’t passed on for medical or off-field issues.
The 2020 NFL Draft is set to land in Las Vegas just months before the Raiders open their palace of a stadium.
The biggest upset on the menu of NFL draft props at Las Vegas sportsbooks was on under 3½ quarterbacks taken in the first round.
Las Vegas oddsmakers and handicappers expect the NFL draft prop of quarterbacks taken in the first round to go over 3½.
The 40-yard dash went from another metric to urban legend, and no drill is more anticipated or scrutinized than when a prospect explodes from a static start.
Rick Maiani doesn’t envision “Coming Home” being played over the Las Vegas Stadium loudspeakers after the Raiders score a touchdown. But he said the Raiders told his agent they are interested.
A Las Vegas limousine driver named Dan Holmgren said a chance meeting and conversation with Raiders owner Mark Davis in front of Caesars Palace cost him his job.