Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict’s season-long suspension was upheld by the NFL on Wednesday after he appealed the decision on Tuesday. Burfict was suspended after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Colts tight end Jack Doyle. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said today that the linebacking core still looks shaky but they are encouraged by the progress they have made since Sundays’s loss. In that loss defensive back LaMarcus Joyner was not used very much, but the team is looking for creative ways for him to make and impact. (Le’Andre fox/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Best of the press conference after day 2 of joint Practices with the Los Angeles Rams from Napa, CA. (Le’Andre Fox/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders beat reporter Michael Gehlken explains why four players received roster bonuses and what that means for their respective futures on the roster.