What if the defensive issues aren’t about coaching at all, but rather who is being asked to make plays?
Undrafted rookie linebacker Nicholas Morrow, who played at Division III Greenville College, survived Saturday’s NFL roster reduction to earn a spot with the Oakland Raiders.
As NFL teams tinkered with their final rosters by trading players and signing players from the waiver wire, the Pittsburgh Steelers were just happy to see their all-pro running back walking around the team’s facility.
Tight end Gabe Holmes and running back George Atkinson III were among the several Raiders players notified Friday of their release, sources said. This was the first of two transaction waves.
The Raiders dropped to 0-4 after losing the preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks 17-13 at home Thursday.
Review-Journal Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond and handicapper Kelly Stewart bring you the best tweets from the final Raiders preseason game.
Raiders wide receiver Johnny Holton consumed double teams Thursday night in punt coverage, eating up the attention of jammers by chomping through contact as he impressed coaches with his special teams play.
More than 40 Raiders players did not play a single snap Thursday night in the exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks in which EJ Manuel clearly won the backup quarterback battle over Connor Cook.
Work at the site hasn’t even begun, and the NFL stadium in Las Vegas already faces its first possible construction delay.
The Raiders will conclude their four-part exhibition schedule Thursday against the Seattle Seahawks at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Wide receiver Seth Roberts signed a three-year, $12 million deal Wednesday that will keep him under team control through the 2019 season.