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Raiders News

Red-eye Raiders: No need for acclimation in Jon Gruden's travel plans - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Raiders depart Thursday night on a 10-plus-hour flight to London ahead of Sunday's game with the Seahawks, who left Wednesday.

Raiders gird for London travel -
LONDON — When cornerback Leon Hall traveled to London for a game with the New York Giants in 2016, he tried passing part of the trans-Atlantic flight by sleeping. “I remember going to sleep and I thought I slept for, like, ever,” Hall said. “And then I realized I only slept for like an hour and 15 minutes.” Which left plenty of time to fill. “Movies,” Hall said. “I get up and walk around a lot, mess around with people, get nosy, I don’t know. Go to the back and look at all the snacks.

Should the Raiders trade WR Amari Cooper to the Dallas Cowboys?
The Raiders have a big decision looming with Amari Cooper.

The World's Team
The Oakland Raiders return to London for an International Series game against the Seattle Seahawks. Let's take a look back at the Silver and Black's history internationally.

A year after knee injury, Lee finding his way with Raiders - The Washington Post
Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Marquel Lee has no plans to apologize for his scuffle last week with Los Angeles Chargers tight end Antonio Gates.

Kawakami: What readers think is salvageable about the 2018 Raiders and what I think about those thoughts – The Athletic
Derek Carr, the young defensive linemen, Gareon Conley, Jon Gruden's mindset and other things that could still be redeemable this season.

AFC West

Wade Phillips says he got too much credit for the Broncos' defense -
Phillips' defenses in Denver were fantastic for the two years he was there

Denver Broncos in need of an identity check vs LA Rams - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos may not want to admit it, but this is a rebuild, and it’s not going well.

Melvin Gordon, Chargers running back, misses San Diego
Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon doesn't like LA and misses San Diego.

Spanos family has no plans to sell the Chargers - Bolts From The Blue
Sources close to the family confirm their plan

Chiefs using motion, unique formations to create nightmares | The Sacramento Bee
The Kansas City Chiefs have already made a name for themselves this season with their unique approach to offense.

League-wide SB Nation voters believe the Rams are better than Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
This week’s FanPulse results are in.

NFL News

Previewing the NFL’s Week 6 slate with Madden 19
We preview Giants-Eagles using Madden 19 and give our predictions for every Week 6 NFL game.

Behind-the-scenes look at the NFL game-day concussion protocol
Just how does concussion protocol work on NFL game days? ESPN's Stephania Bell spent time with NFL chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills to find out how much detail goes into spotting potential incidents.

NFL free-agency failures: Early regrets for Broncos, Cardinals at QB | NFL | Sporting News
With nearly a third of the 2018 season in the books, here are the nine worst signings in terms of cost vs. diminishing returns on investments.

Antonio Brown Is Approaching the NFL’s All-Time Receiver Pantheon - The Ringer
How high can the Steelers star climb in the NFL’s career receiving hierarchy? We talked to some of the greatest pass catchers ever to to find out.

NFL pass rushers reveal how new rules make it impossible to be great -
The NFL’s emphasis on protecting quarterbacks is putting defenders at risk, and they are not happy about it.