Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a two-minute video to YouTube on Friday night featuring an apparent conversation between him and coach Jon Gruden.
While Oakland opened as a 2½-point home favorite over Denver in April before moving to a 1-point underdog Friday, at least four other games have had line moves of two points or more.
The old adage says: Defense wins games. To get into the win column more often in 2019, the Raiders have made several moves on the defense side of the ball to improve the team.
Winning in pro sports — or at least the opportunity to do so, however slight those chances might be for the Raiders this season — is more important than anything not named breathing.
The Falcons are 4-12 against the spread on the road in the last two seasons. Minnesota is 11-4-1 ATS at home since 2017.
Raiders plan to rotate between rookie Hunter Renfrow and veteran Ryan Grant at slot receiver.
Coaches can now challenge pass interference calls and noncalls as part of the replay review system. Just as with other in-game instances, the replay booth will initiate any reviews in the final two minutes of both halves and for an entire overtime.
Denver dropped to a 1-point favorite at most Las Vegas sportsbooks Friday after Raiders coach Jon Gruden said the plan is for Brown to play against the Broncos.
After Antonio Brown reportedly apologized in a team meeting, Raiders coach Jon Gruden announced at the start of Friday’s practice that Brown will play in Monday night’s game against the Denver Broncos.
The Raiders acquired wide receiver Antonio Brown in March in a trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Since July, he’s constantly found himself in the news.