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Raiders poll results: Fans happy with draft

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Raider Nation gives team high marks for draft class

Like the offseason as a whole, the Las Vegas Raiders’ fan base is on board what new general manager Dave Ziegler and head coach Josh McDaniels did in their first draft with the team.

We recently asked fans to grade the Raiders’ six-player draft (plus superstar veteran wide receiver Davante Adams). The response was overwhelming approval.

In a poll in which nearly 950 votes were...

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3 Trap Games On Las Vegas Raiders’ 2022 Schedule

Now that the Las Vegas Raiders’ 2022 schedule is out, let’s take a look at three possible trap games that Vegas should watch out for. Remember, these are games that might be more difficult than they appear on paper.

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Silver Minings: Raiders NFL’s most expensive ticket

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Hot ticket in the desert

Ticket prices have skyrocketed since the Raiders moved to Las Vegas, especially since no fans were allowed in Allegiant Stadium during the COVID season. That’s to be expected with a brand new stadium located in one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the country. Even so, the price of admission is astonishingly high for 2022.

In a recent study done by TicketIQ, the Raiders...

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Monday open thread

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272 days until the Super Bowl.

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Raiders Rookies Who Will Make Instant Impact in 2022 Season

The Las Vegas Raiders are sure to get an instant impact out of the 2022 NFL draft. While they only made six total selections over the weekend, their first- and second-round picks ...

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Bumpy Road: Raiders Must Travel Rough Path In 2022

If the Las Vegas Raiders are going to return to the playoffs, they will need to navigate a tough schedule of games. Over the last three seasons, the Las Vegas Raiders have started the year with a 2-0 record, and have started 3-0 in two of the last three.

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Breaking Down the Raiders’ 2022 Schedule

The official 2022 NFL schedule released Thursday and the Raiders now have their slate of opponents for the upcoming season. After a 10-7 year and a playoff appearance in 2021, first-year Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels will be leading Derek Carr, Davante Adams and the Raiders through a difficult schedule in pursuit of another playoff appearance.

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Raiders Battle: Competition at defensive tackle is one to watch

Bilal Nichols experience and play should have him as a starting three-technique for the Las Vegas Raiders this season. | Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

Hankins, Nichols to fend off others for starting spots; Group has improved depth

On paper, Bilal Nichols and Johnathan Hankins are penciled in as the starters at the three-technique and nose tackle spots, respectively, at defensive tackle for the Las Vegas Raiders. The veteran pair are atop a group of six other players vying for...

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Silver Minings: NFL Considered Moving Raiders or Chargers to St. Louis, per Report

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Almost the St. Louis Raiders

The Las Vegas Raiders have a new stadium in Vegas that's already given the team a playoff berth. Mark Davis got everything he wanted after initially attempting to move to Los Angeles but was denied by the league.

Well, the story could have been different. St Louis Dispatch released a report explaining how the Raiders almost moved to St. Louis back in 2014.

“The Raiders moving to St. Louis, with restructured ownership and a...

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2021 Raiders Rewind: Another Disappointing Year For Clelin Ferrell

As the season approaches, many players are preparing to either take their first snap or take the next step in their careers. Clelin Ferrell, the Las Vegas Raiders’ former first-round pick, is one of those players.

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SB Nation Reacts: 32% of fans believe Bryce Young will be the first pick in the 2023 draft

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Bryce Young is the favorite for 2023

The NFL draft didn’t have the firepower of previous drafts, especially at the quarterback position. The NFL took only one quarterback in the first round for the first time since 1999.

The Las Vegas Raiders avoided all the quarterbacks, not taking one and leaving the backup position to veterans. However, next year, a different branch of signal-callers is coming to the fold with more talent and buzz....

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Raiders’ Backup Plans: East to West, yet again

Quarterback Jarrett Stidham (4) and Josh McDaniels, right, are reunited once more. The pair of former New England Patriots are now Las Vegas Raiders. | Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Jarrett Stidham’s arrival helps shape up Las Vegas’ quarterback room to Josh McDaniels’ liking

At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised when Dave Ziegler or Josh McDaniels brings in former New England Patriots to be Las Vegas Raiders. The Silver & Black’s general manger and head coach, respectively,...

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Las Vegas Raiders OT Thayer Munford Ready To Contribute

The Las Vegas Raiders had two picks in the seventh round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The first of those, they used to select Thayer Munford. Munford was a four-year starter at offensive tackle for Ohio State, and he’ll bring a lot of talent to Sin City.

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Silver Minings: Workplace issues mount for Mark Davis and Raiders

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NDAs, unpaid bills, lawsuits and payouts

The Las Vegas Raiders got in hot water last week when former president Dan Ventrelle was allegedly fired for being a whistleblower by reporting the organization and Mark Davis to the NFL for creating a hostile work environment. A spokesperson from the league later stated that they were recently made aware of the allegations and are investigating, while Davis and the Raiders have yet to publicly...

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Realistic Expectations For Raiders DT Neil Farrell Jr. In 2022

In a draft in which the Las Vegas Raiders didn’t own a first or second-round pick, not many people expected them to make noise. Still, the Silver and Black did manage to land some talented players, with one of them being LSU’s Neil Farrell Jr.

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Las Vegas Raiders Shrink WR Corps, Move On From Bryan Edwards

Teams are continuously busy making moves around the clock throughout the offseason, and the Las Vegas Raiders have now joined the action by trading former third-round pick Bryan Edwards to the Atlanta Falcons.

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Film Room: What Thayer Munford brings to the table

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Grinding the tape on the seventh-round pick

It’s not very often that a seventh-round pick gets much, if any, notoriety. However, it’s widely considered that the Las Vegas Raiders got a steal in the final frame of the NFL Draft with Ohio State offensive lineman Thayer Munford.

Munford was expected to come off the board much earlier on Day 3 of the draft but fell to the Raiders with the 238th overall pick, the...

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Raiders trade WR Bryan Edwards to the Falcons

The Raiders will trade former third-round pick Bryan Edwards to Atlanta, according to Vinny Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The Raiders will send the third-year receiver and a future seventh-round pick in exchange for a future fifth-round pick.

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AFC West WR Rankings: Which Raiders Made It?

In less than the span of three months, the AFC West went from the property of Patrick “blink twice if your wife and brother are holding you hostage” Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs to a top-to-bottom bloodbath.

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Falcons trade for Raiders WR Bryan Edwards

Edwards started 15 of 28 games in two seasons for the Raiders. He caught 45 of 74 targets, averaging 17.0 yards per reception for 764 receiving yards and four touchdowns. 

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