9:47 AM EST, Thu December 01, 2022
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Thursday open thread

Thursday open thread

Raiders | Photo by Ethan Miller/ 73 days until the Super Bowl.
16 hours ago
Josh Jacobs’ future: Examining his fascinating contract process

Josh Jacobs’ future: Examining his fascinating contract process

Josh Jacobs | Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Star tailback is going to cash in big time. The immediate question regarding Las Vegas Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs is whether his injured calf will allow him to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. But there is a bigger picture issue with Jacobs — his future. And everyone is thinking about it. After Jacobs turned the NFL upside Sunday with a 86-yard touchdown in overtime to give the Raiders a 40-34 victory, social media was abuzz, talking about Jacobs’ impending run into free agency. Jacobs’...
18 hours ago
5 potential X-factors against Chargers

5 potential X-factors against Chargers

Jermaine Eluemunor | Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports A resurgence happening in Las Vegas? After back-to-back overtime victories as road underdogs, the Las Vegas Raiders are rolling and have injected some life back into their season over the last couple of games. But Week 13 brings a bigger test for the Raiders as they are once again underdogs, according to DraftKings Sportsbook, against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers are also coming off of a thrilling victory from last week and come into Sunday with a 6-5 record and a game behind the Jets for the AFC’s third Wild...
18 hours ago
Raiders Podcast: TDL review of the win vs. the Seattle Seahawks

Raiders Podcast: TDL review of the win vs. the Seattle Seahawks

Photo by Jane Gershovich/ TDL reviews the film vs. the Seahawks The Las Vegas Raiders have won two in a row with a thrilling OT victory. The Raiders are now 2-0 in overtime on the season with 40-34. Tape Don’t lie is ready for the review and talk about what happened vs. the Seahawks. The game was not perfect, but there were elements for this team to reach its potential. BD Williams takes a deep dive into all the areas of the defense. Maxx Crosby continues to impress, and the defensive line is starting to show life. Plus, a deep dive into the run game and how the...
20 hours ago
Raiders legend Cliff Branch will get Hall of Fame ring on Sunday

Raiders legend Cliff Branch will get Hall of Fame ring on Sunday

Cliff Branch’s Hall of Fame induction | Photo by Michael Longo/Icon Sportswire via Mark Davis played a big role in changing the HoF policy to allow deceased players to be honored with rings. Fittingly, Cliff Branch will make history on Sunday. After a painfully long wait for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the late Raiders’ receiving legend will be the first deceased player to receive a Hall of Fame ring and have a ceremony in his honor. The family of Branch will receive his Hall of Fame ring during halftime of the Las Vegas Raiders’ game...
21 hours ago
Podcast: Can the Raiders spoil the Chargers’ playoff hopes, again?

Podcast: Can the Raiders spoil the Chargers’ playoff hopes, again?

Daniel Carlson | Photo by Chris Unger/ Preview of Week 13 with Chargers reporter While this year’s Week 13 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers doesn’t have nearly the same amount of drama as the second bout between these two teams last year did, it will still have a significant impact on the AFC playoff picture. Right now, the Chargers sit at 6-5 and in ninth place in the conference standings, one game behind the Jets for the third wild card spot. Looking ahead, Los Angeles will host Miami and Tennesee — two teams who currently hold...
22 hours ago
Raiders’ Rewind: Admitting mistakes were made

Raiders’ Rewind: Admitting mistakes were made

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels is all smiles after his team’s 40-34 overtime victory against the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. | Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Josh McDaniels isn’t obtuse noting his play calling could’ve been better in Las Vegas’ overtime win Josh McDaniels was provide as softball-type out with one particular question during the Las Vegas Raiders head coach’s day-after press conference on Monday. Asked if Derek Carr’s first-quarter injury played a factor in not executing a quarterback sneak on 4th-and-inches in the fourth...
22 hours ago
Raiders Reacts Survey: Week 13

Raiders Reacts Survey: Week 13

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Should the Raiders re-sign Josh Jacobs Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year, we ask questions of the most plugged-in Las Vegas Raiders fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is off to a career year with seven games left. He has 1159 yards on the season with eight touchdowns adding 40 receptions as well. He has developed into an all-around back that is expected from a first-round selection. However, Dave Ziegler decided not to...
22 hours ago
Raiders Reacts Survey: Re-sign Josh Jacobs?

Raiders Reacts Survey: Re-sign Josh Jacobs?

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Should the Raiders re-sign Josh Jacobs Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year, we ask questions of the most plugged-in Las Vegas Raiders fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is off to a career year with seven games left. He has 1159 yards on the season with eight touchdowns adding 40 receptions as well. He has developed into an all-around back that is expected from a first-round selection. However, Las Vegas general manager Dave...
23 hours ago
Silver Minings: Maxx Crosby hanging around in Defensive Player of Year betting conversation

Silver Minings: Maxx Crosby hanging around in Defensive Player of Year betting conversation

Maxx Crosby | Photo by Michael Owens/ Raiders pass rusher is still a longshot Maxx Crosby has been on a tear and he, once again, has proven to be one of the elite defensive playmakers in the NFL this season. Thus, the Las Vegas Raiders’ star pass-rusher is hanging around the leader board for the top candidates to be the NFL Defensive Player of the Year and is among the betting leaders to grab the award. According to our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook, Crosby is priced at 25-1 to win the award. He is tied with Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones for the...
Nov 30, 2022
Josh Jacobs wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Josh Jacobs wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Josh Jacobs | Photo by Steph Chambers/ Well, of course he did Was there any doubt?The NFL announced Wednesday morning that Las Vegas Raiders’ star running back Josh Jacobs has won the Week 12 AFC offensive Player of the Week award for his play in the Raiders’ 40-34 overtime win at the Seattle Seahawks. There truly couldn’t have been another choice. Jacobs won the game with a 86-yard touchdown run late in overtime. It ended a 229-yard rushing performance. It was a franchise single-game record. He had 303 yards from scrimmage which is one of the best in NFL...
Nov 30, 2022
Wednesday open thread

Wednesday open thread

Darren Waller | Photo by Michael Owens/ 74 days until the Super Bowl.
Nov 29, 2022
Raiders roster news: Tyler Hall promoted, Anthony Averett to injured reserve

Raiders roster news: Tyler Hall promoted, Anthony Averett to injured reserve

Tyler Hall | Photo by Dustin Bradford/ Young cornerback has impressed The Las Vegas Raiders have promoted promising young cornerback Tyler Hall to the 53-man roster and in the process placed fellow cornerback Anthony Averett on the injured reserve. Averett, who signed a one-year contract with the Raiders in the offseason and who was a starter, suffered a toe injury in the second quarter of a 40-34 overtime win at the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. He will miss, at least, the next four games and will be eligible to play in the final two regular-season games. This is...
Nov 29, 2022
Josh McDaniels is happy with defensive progress

Josh McDaniels is happy with defensive progress

Andrew Billings, Maxx Crosby | Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports It helped win in Seattle While the Las Vegas Raiders’ 40-34 overtime win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday will be remembered for the offensive explosion, the much-maligned defense had some big moments in the game as well. If it weren’t for a couple key contributions by the defense in key moments, the Raiders probably would have lost the game. Las Vegas head coach Josh McDaniels discussed a couple of key areas: The Raiders got good interior pass-rush from their defensive tackles and it helped edge...
Nov 29, 2022
Raiders’ quick slants: Seahawks edition

Raiders’ quick slants: Seahawks edition

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs lets out a triumphant yell after the team’s 40-34 overtime win on Sunday. The Raiders won in walkoff fashion again, this time on Jacobs’ 86-yard touchdown run. | Photo by Steph Chambers/ Another walkoff victory for resoundingly resilient Las Vegas “Josh Jacobs is an absolute savage.” That emphatic statement came from CBS’ Adam Archuleta during Sunday’s television broadcast as he began to illustrate the equally decisive 86-yard walkoff touchdown run in overtime by the Las Vegas Raiders running back in the team’s...