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Raiders vs. Steelers: 5 things to watch

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Keys to victory for Las Vegas in Week 2

We’re barely over the intensity of the Las Vegas Raiders’ Week 1 home 33-27 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night, and now, they have to get ready for another tough AFC North opponent with a game at the Pittsburgh Steelers looming Sunday.

Like the Raiders, Pittsburgh is also 1-0 and is hard to beat at home. This will be a challenging task for Jon Gruden’s team. Here are five keys to...

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Analyzing Offensive Line Struggles For Raiders After Week 1

While the Las Vegas Raiders offense looked good at times in Week 1, there’s still work to do. Namely, in the run game where the offensive line had its fair share of struggles.  New Faces Coming into the 2021 season, the Raiders made sweeping changes along their offensive line.

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Positional Grades For Raiders Offense In Week 1

How did each position group for the Las Vegas Raiders fare on offense against the Baltimore Ravens during Monday night’s stunner? The Raiders pulled off an upset against the Ravens on Monday Night Football.

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Tape Don't Lie Show: Week 1 film review vs the Ravens

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Tape Don’t Lie breaks down everything Week 1 vs the Ravens

The Las Vegas Raiders win a massive game against the Baltimore Ravens, and the boys have finished grinding the all-22. What happened vs. the Ravens?

-Andre James vs. the run-Fans wondered about the performance of Andre James against the run, especially after the fourth and 1.

-Offensive line pass protection-Did the pass protection holdup? What is the outlook going forward? We break it...

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Report: Marcus Mariota out for extended time

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Raiders’ backup QB hurt quad Monday night

It was one hell of a play, but it ended up being extremely costly.

Confirming the Las Vegas Raiders’ fears, NFL Media reported Thursday morning that backup quarterback Marcus Mariota will be out for an extended period of time after he re-aggravated a quad injury Monday night in a 33-27 home win over the Baltimore Ravens. Mariota was hurt on a 31-yard run on the first drive of the game....

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Raiders QB Marcus Mariota to miss time after aggravating quad injury

Mariota saw a single snap on Monday night and took it for a 31-yard run. Unfortunately, he was forced out immediately after that play. 

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Darren Waller Foundation offers hope to at-risk Las Vegas youth in battle against addiction

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Raiders’ star tight end is sharing his own experiences with substance abuse to benefit the community

Life stories like Darren Waller’s don’t happen very often in sports. He knows it and he wants to leverage that to help others who are on the verge of throwing away their own futures.

With his life in order and his NFL career now thriving beyond anyone’s wildest expectations, the Las Vegas Raiders’ superstar tight end is doing his greatest...

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Thursday open thread

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Three days until Pittsburgh

All in on Steelers.

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Silver Minings: Why beating the Raiders is a big deal for Pittsburgh Steelers

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Pittsburgh’s playoff hopes could hinge on it, according to history

It may just be Week 2 of the NFL season, but the Pittsburgh Steelers and their fan base could be a little worried.

It’s never too early to think about the playoffs — especially in Pittsburgh — when it comes to playing the Raiders. History hasn’t been kind to the Steelers in the bountiful Ben Roethlisberger-era when it comes to facing...

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Las Vegas Raiders QB Marcus Mariota out ‘multiple weeks’ with quad injury

The Las Vegas Raiders are getting slammed with injuries to start the 2021 NFL season, as backup quarterback Marcus Mariota is the latest to go down after aggravating a quad injury in Week 1’s thrilling Monday night win over the Baltimore Ravens.

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Raiders QB Marcus Mariota out multiple weeks after aggravating quad injury

The Las Vegas Raiders hoped to incorporate backup quarterback Marcus Mariota in their lineup regularly this season. That lasted just one play.  Mariota played one snap in Monday's 33-27 overtime win against the Baltimore Ravens and ran for 31 yards.

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NFL Week 1: Raiders’ Overtime Win Produced An Instant Classic

Hello 2021 season, what an introduction! Las Vegas Raiders fans were jumping, the entire NFL world’s blood was thumping, and the result was one of the most thrilling opening season Monday Night Football games in history.

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Ravens' Marlon Humphrey didn't know he may have had interception vs. Raiders

Humphrey seemingly wasn't aware the ball never touched the ground during a play made in the first quarter and simply relinquished control of it without ever securing what could've been ruled a catch and turnover.

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Defensive Snap Count And Analysis From Raiders’ Week 1 Matchup

The common theme had been lifeless, disoriented, and uninspiring defensive play for the Las Vegas Raiders these past few years. Entering this season, Raider Nation braced for business as usual.

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Biggest Concerns Following Raiders’ Week 1 Action

Has your heart rate returned to normal yet? The Las Vegas Raiders stole victory from the jaws of infamy, defeating the Baltimore Ravens 33-27 in an overtime thriller on Monday night.

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Did Raiders break NFL rule by not disclosing Marcus Mariota injury?

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said Tuesday that it was feared quarterback Marcus Mariota was one of multiple players who suffered a potential

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Raiders injury news: Yannick Ngakoue practices on limited basis

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Several other Las Vegas players sit out of practice

It’s difficult, in the big picture, to label the Las Vegas Raiders’ injury report Wednesday as good news, but the fact that defensive end Yannick Ngakoue practiced some Wednesday has to be considered a win.

According to the Raiders’ official injury report after practice, as they prepare to play at the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Ngakoue was limited in practice with a hamstring....

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Source: Raiders DT McCoy out for rest of season

Raiders DT Gerald McCoy suffered a season-ending knee injury in Monday's victory over the Ravens, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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Raiders' Gerald McCoy suffers another season-ending injury

Former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was hoping to relaunch his career with the Las Vegas Raiders but was carted off the field with a reported

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The lightbulb might have finally come on for Johnathan Abram

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Young Raiders safety had promising a game against the Ravens

There has been a lot of attention on recent top defensive Las Vegas Raiders draft picks who haven’t yet become a part of Gus Bradley’s defense such as defensive end Clelin Ferrell and Damon Arnette.

Ferrell was inactive on Monday night in a Raiders’ 33-27 overtime home loss over the Baltimore Ravens, and Arnette played just one defensive snap in the game. That, of course, is...

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