The Raiders nominated linebacker Tahir Whitehead for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for his contributions on and off the field.
Raiders running back Josh Jacobs was able to participate in Wednesday’s practice, through it was only a walk through. The team will continue to evaluate him throughout the week to see if he will play Sunday against the Jaguars.
“There will be changes” said Raiders head coach Jon Gruden on Monday following the Raiders 42-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The Raiders have one final game in Oakland before they finish the season on the road and relocate to Las Vegas.
Three weeks in a row the Raiders have taken a loss by a huge deficit. Sunday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans all but ends the Raiders chances of securing a wildcard spot in the AFC Playoffs in a season filled with many highs and lows.
The Raiders will face off against the Tennessee Titans at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday. Sports Columnist Ed Graney and Vegas Nation Red Zone host Heidi Fang go over the matchup and how the Raiders need to keep quarterback Ryan Tannehill in check.
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced on Friday that rookie running back Josh Jacobs would be listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans.
Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown will not play in Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Brandon Parker will be replacing him due to David Sharpe dealing with a calf injury.
The Raiders are monitoring rookie running back Josh Jacobs’ shoulder injury to make sure he is good-to-go for their game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. They’ll also have to figure out how to stop the Titans high powered offense with Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry on the other side of the ball. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders quarterback Deshone Kizer moved up the depth chart Thursday replacing Mike Glennon as Derek Carr’s backup going forward. On defense the Raiders are preparing to take on the Titans’ tank of a running back in Derrick Henry.
Raiders rookie defensive end Maxx Crosby had four sacks and forced a fumble in Sunday’s win over the Bengals and Josh Jacobs is close to eclipsing 1000 yards on the season. None of this comes as a surprise for Jon Gruden and the Raiders coaching staff who hope Crosby, Jacobs and the rest of the rookie class continues to play this way on Sunday against the Jets. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)