The Raiders had a goal for Thanksgiving. No player would eat alone.
Six games are left this campaign, and Carr already has been sacked 32 times, one more than his previous high in 2015. Despite it all, by some measures, he is having his best year.
Here are five things you need to know about the Raiders’ Week 12 opponent.
Attendance has sagged since the UNLV-UNR game was moved to Thanksgiving weekend in 2016. Rebels coach Tony Sanchez likes the idea of playing the game on Nevada Day or that weekend.
The Raiders hurt their chances of landing the top pick in April’s draft last week by defeating the Cardinals.
Handicapper Doug Fitz (Systemplays.com), who is in second place with a 31-22-2 record against the spread, picked the Detroit Lions (+3) over the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins (+7) over the Dallas Cowboys in Thanksgiving Day games.