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Coming up with the perfect contract offer for Raiders to land DT Chris Jones in free agency

The Las Vegas Raiders need to jump from a fringe playoff team to a team that can compete yearly. They were just a few games away from being in the playoffs last season, and when you look at who won it all, there's no telling what would have happened if they had made it.

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Raiders 3-Round Mock Draft: Getting An Offensive Anchor

One thing about Las Vegas Raiders general manager Tom Telesco that holds true is that he knows how to draft. Well, at least in the early rounds. His body of work with the Los Angeles Chargers certainly backs that claim.

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Raiders announce finalized 2024 coaching staff for new HC Antonio Pierce

When the season ended, the Raiders stayed true to the wishes of many players, hiring interim head coach Antonio Pierce into the permanent role for the 2024 NFL season.

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Raiders free agency: Getting Robert Spillane, Divine Deablo some help

Linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair (2) is a productive defender slated to hit unrestricted free agency. | Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images

Bolstering linebacker position would only help an improved defense in Las Vegas

Robert Spillane and Divine Deablo established themselves as the mainstays at linebacker back in training camp and it’s no surprise to see the pair as the top-tacklers on the Las Vegas Raiders defense for the 2023 season.

Spillane paced the team with 148 total tackles (82...

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AFC Notes: Davante Adams, Justin Herbert, Broncos, Chargers, Raiders

Adam Jahns of The Athletic names the Falcons, Broncos, Raiders, Patriots, and Steelers as teams to keep an eye on as potential trade options for Bears

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Silver Minings: Josh Jacobs named best fit for Cowboys

Josh Jacobs vs Cowboys 2021 | Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Impending free agent running back could be on the move this offseason

With free agency just around the corner, the Las Vegas Raiders have a big decision to make when it comes to running back Josh Jacobs.

Jacobs and the Raiders infamously had a contract dispute last offseason that led to him getting franchise-tagged and sitting out during training camp before agreeing to a one-year deal a few weeks before the regular...

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Raiders Draft Primer: Quarterbacks fits

LSU’s Jayden Daniels, seen here rushing for a touchdown against Florida, has the production as both a passer and runner that should appeal to the Las Vegas Raiders. | Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Trade up, wait, or later rounds? There’s options for Las Vegas

Jimmy Garoppolo’s days in Silver & Black are numbered. Brian Hoyer’s too. Suffice it to say, but the Las Vegas Raiders quarterback room is going to look different in 2024 compared to the group in 2023.

The one constant...

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Raiders Officially Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

The Las Vegas Raiders officially announced their 2024 coaching staff under HC Antonio Pierce on Friday.  Here’s the entire coaching roster as of now: Antonio

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Raiders announce official coaching staff and strength and conditioning staff for 2024

The Las Vegas Raiders are officially ready to attack the 2024 offseason. Now, they can prep for the 2024 NFL Draft as well as free agency, in which they should be aggressive in both.  This roster is a playoff-caliber roster, so building onto that is crucial.

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Raiders announce Antonio Pierce’s coaching staff

Antonio Pierce | Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

First-year coach finalizes 2024 staff

Exactly five weeks after being hired as the Las Vegas Raiders full-time head coach Antonio Pierce has finalized his assistant coaching staff, the team announced Friday.

Most of the coaching hires made by Pierce, who was on the team’s interim head coach for the final nine of the 2023 season, have already been reported or announced. So, there are no real surprises to the list of names announced...

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NFL free agency 2024: Chris Jones among Raiders’ fans targets

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That would be an incredible get

This week, in our our weekly Tuesday Community Question, we dug into the offseason some as we asked our community members who is their 2024 dream NFL free agent this offseason?

We felt it was relevant, because, frankly, it’s on all of our minds these days, anyway. NFL free agency, of course, opens in just 17 days and the Las Vegas Raiders should have enough salary-cap room and resources to make some pretty...

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NFL news: 2024 salary cap soars

Mark Davis, Roger Goodell | Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

A record increase for all 32 teams

The NFL is king and the 2024 free-agency period with be a gluttonous time of celebration for the league.

The prosperous league announced Friday morning that the 2024 salary cap for all 32 teams with a massive $255.4 million with $74 million in additional player benefits.

Salary cap news:

The NFL announced that the 2024 Salary Cap will be $255.4M per club, with an additional $74M per club payment...

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Dallas Cowboys May Sign Raiders All-Pro Running Back

The Dallas Cowboys may sign Las Vegas Raiders All-Pro running back, Josh Jacobs if he’s released to the market next month. There have been plenty of questions about what the Raiders may do at the quarterback position.

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Raiders offseason: Would you trade Davante Adams?

Davante Adams | Photo by Jordon Kelly/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Or is he the solution?

Davante Adams, for some reason, seems to be a hot-button subject for fans of the Las Vegas Raiders.

Here’s the reality: He is an elite player at a premium position and he can be part of the solution for the franchise. Plus, it seems like the team is completely committed to Adams (who is entering his third season in Las Vegas after the blockbuster trade with the Green Bay Packers in March,...

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Friday open thread

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Silver Minings: Raiders’ gear is everywhere

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Many states rock with the Raider Nation

It’s always fun to explore the true monster presence that is the Raider Nation.

Raider Nation is everywhere

One of the truly unique aspects of Raiders fans is that they are not a regionally-set fan base. They don’t just belong to California and Nevada. Again, they’re everywhere.

A recent study by sports apparel company Lids shows that. The Raiders are the top selling NFL team in franchise gear in...

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Jimmy Garoppolo surprisingly named a 'best fit' for San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl push next season

Could the San Francisco 49ers look to have a reunion with former quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for the 2024 season? At least one analyst believes this could be a fit, with Garoppolo slotting into the back-up quarterback slot behind Brock Purdy.  The Patriots traded Garoppolo to the 49ers in the middle of the 2017 season.

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Raiders draft: Is the No. 3 pick the sweet spot?

Jayden Daniels | Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images

What would make it worth it?

There is still more than two months to go in the NFL draft process and we haven’t even reached the NFL Combine yet.

But there is plenty of speculation that the Las Vegas Raiders are trying to get into the top three of the NFL draft to take a quarterback. Let’s look at some key aspects to that possibility all the while realizing that everything is fluid and it is a subject that we will continue to...

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Kirk Cousins Could Transform Raiders Offense

Greg Cosell & Andy Benoit discuss Kirk Cousins' impending free agency and whether he would be a good fit for the Las Vegas Raiders.

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Raiders offseason: Brandon Aiyuk make sense?

Brandon Aiyuk | Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Could Raiders be a trade partner for wide receiver?

It’s NFL rumor season with free agency and the trading season just days away.

One of the top names that is being speculated about around the league thus far this offseason is standout San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.

There is chatter that the 49ers (who have a ton of big contracts dedicated on the offensive side of the ball) will either be given a contract extension or...

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