The Raiders waited until Day 3 to fill defensive needs after a shaky start to the NFL draft.
Measured risks will be what define the Raiders’ 2018 NFL draft. In the fifth round Saturday, they took one unlike the others.
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond, Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken and Review-Journal reporter Gilbert Manzano go over the Raiders draft picks for the second day of the NFL drafts.
The Raiders spent the NFL draft’s second day as they did the first: trading. And anyone who doesn’t like the result, well, coach Jon Gruden has a few words.
The two newest Raiders were introduced Friday at team headquarters. Each sat between coach Jon Gruden and general manager Reggie McKenzie during news conferences held two hours apart.
The Raiders opened the three-day draft Thursday with a flurry.
Study after study has concluded that stadiums aren’t effective economic development drivers. But a leading urban growth researcher says Orlando and Las Vegas are exceptions because of the strength of their regions’ tourism economies.
Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley was named a defendant this month in a civil lawsuit tied to a rape accusation last April that produced no arrest or charges following a criminal investigation, TMZ reported on Wednesday.
It seems about anyone’s guess the direction the Raiders will choose with their first-round pick. The wide range of possibilities is a testament to the state of the team’s roster, which features room to upgrade across the spectrum.
Cornerback Daryl Worley signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Monday. A day later, coach Jon Gruden publicly commented about a position group that features no shortage in quantity.