Because the Raiders are in the Hall of Fame Game, they will play four preseason games. Two will be at Allegiant Stadium against the Vikings and Patriots.
Sportsbooks project the Raiders’ 17 foes to have 150.5 wins for an average of 8.8 wins per game. They will play eight games against opponents with double-digit win totals.
The Raiders have signed Tyrone Wheatley Jr., the son of former Raiders running back Tyrone Wheatley, who spent last season on the Bears’ practice squad.
Here’s the respect TV networks have for the AFC West: The Chiefs, Broncos and Chargers received their full allotment of five prime-time games, and the Raiders have four.
Of the 16 NFL Week 1 lines, there are 10 road favorites, including the Buccaneers (-2) over the Cowboys and the Broncos (-4) over the Seahawks.
Raiders fans have questions about offensive line, James Bradberry and the schedule.
Bryan Edwards, a third-round pick in 2020, is being traded by the Raiders to the Falcons.
The Raiders have traded for New England Patriots backup quarterback Jarrett Stidham, who will compete for the role behind starter Derek Carr.