There is quiet confidence growing among the Raiders about making a real playoff push. The time for making excuses about second-half swoons is past.
Raiders left tackle Donald Penn, who held out from team activities for nearly the past month, practiced during the afternoon session, his first on-field work with the team since June.
Raiders alumni and Raiderettes will assist with the coin toss when Palo Verde plays at Sierra Vista on Friday and when Liberty hosts Saguaro (Ariz.) on Saturday.
Bryan Salmond and Michael Gehlken discuss Donald Penn’s holdout, response to Khalil Mack and Derek Carr as well as other news and notes from Raiders practice.
Donald Penn did not rejoin the Raiders on Tuesday morning. There will be consequences if he doesn’t soon.
A strike or lockout in 2021 could seriously impact potential tourism dollars, never mind the wallets of those working at the new stadium.
Giorgio Tavecchio of Milan, Italy, is the Raiders’ backup kicker and finished his sixth NFL training camp. At 27, he has yet to appear in an NFL regular-season game.
The Review-Journal’s Bryan Salmond and handicapper Kelly Stewart bring you the first Vegas Nation social sound off post game show.
The Raiders lost to the Rams 24-21 during the preseason home opener Saturday.
Derek Carr placed his right hand atop the back-neck area of Khalil Mack’s jersey throughout the national anthem before the Raiders’ 24-21 exhibition loss to the Los Angeles Rams. This was no accident, Carr said afterward.
As expected, Marshawn Lynch took a seat on the bench during the national anthem. How Lynch looked in his first exhibition action was more prudent, and the running back didn’t disappoint Saturday in a 24-21 loss to the Rams.