The 26-year-old Jalen Richard scored his first career touchdown in a Raiders’ victory over the Saints in 2016.
The Raiders’ coach is a big fan of the nickname of the team’s new home despite online wisecracks about the comparison to the destructible ‘Death Star.’
The second-year pro is seeing results of the offseason work he put in looking at what makes Hunter Renfrow, among others, so effective at getting open.
Like in 2016, the Raiders have a chance to prove something to themselves on Monday night against the Saints.
Safety Johnathan Abram, who suffered a season-ending injury in the 2019 opener, finished with 13 tackles and gave the Raiders an emotional lift in their win at Carolina.
The Raiders’ coach was befuddled about his wife’s name becoming one of his quarterback’s signals at the line of scrimmage during Sunday’s game.
The Raiders opened what has already proven a bizarre 2020 season by traveling east and taking down Carolina 34-30 at an empty Bank of America Stadium.
After four years of talks and 2½ years of construction, the Raiders’ “field of dreams” is finally a reality.
When the Raiders open their season Sunday against the Panthers, the two players who grew up 15 miles apart will each start at wide receiver spots.
The coach declined to elaborate other than to make clear the team is ‘all together’ on what they will do before the season kicks off against Carolina.