The tight end has seen his numbers dip after a phenomenal start as defenses focus on shutting down the Raiders’ top target.
Hunter Renfrow and Derek Carr had uncanny chemistry, especially on third downs. Replicating that will be a challenge for the Raiders.
The Raiders saw a three-game win streak snapped by the New York Jets and will face division rival Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.
Nickel corner Lamarcus Joyner gets in some reps during Wednesday’s indoor session and appears close to a return to the lineup after missing two games with a hamstring injury.
The lift process is no longer on the critical path of the stadium’s construction schedule, so the change in timing doesn’t impact the substantial completion date.
Said Raiders owner Mark Davis while leaving MetLife Stadium: “None of that was good.”
As a big opportunity awaits the Raiders, here are three things to keep an eye on Sunday.
The Raiders have two players with an injury status for Sunday’s game. Backup offensive tackle David Sharpe (calf) is out and will not make the trip to the East Coast.
The Raiders have the second most penalties in the NFL, and they realize they can’t keep that pace up as they head down the final stretch of the playoff race
Raiders President Marc Badain made assurances this week that fans will be able to get together near the stadium before games at Allegiant Stadium.