Paul Guenther focused on development in Raiders defense youth movement | NBCS Bay Area
Paul Guenther’s first Raiders defense was supposed to feature prominent veterans and experienced stars. But roster moves and poor performance changed that plan, and the coordinator has had to adjust.
Raiders QB Derek Carr avoiding INTs, still wants to ‘push the ball’ - SFChronicle.com
No NFL quarterback threw more interceptions through the first five weeks this season than the Raiders’ Derek Carr, with eight. Carr has not thrown an interception in six games since. But that has accompanied decreases in other areas for the Raiders offense. During his career-best interception-less run, streak Carr has averaged 197.7 passing yards per game, while the Raiders’ passing offense has slipped from sixth in the NFL after five weeks to 18th. The offense overall has scored eight touchdowns in the past six games, averaging 13.3 points per contest. Head coach Jon Gruden put a positive spin on Carr’s streak this week, saying the QB “realized that winning the turnover battles gives this team right now the best chance to win.
Raiders sign CB Montrel Meander, place CB Leon Hall on IR - Silver And Black Pride
Along with the news today that cornerback Leon Hall is out for the Chiefs game with a back injury, comes word that Hall has been placed on a season-ending IR. This may mark the end of Hall’s stint...
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Kareem Hunt Scandal Shows NFL Hasn’t Learned Anything Since Ray Rice - The Ringer
For all the league’s assurances since 2014 about having stronger enforcement and more robust investigative powers, a team once again took decisive action against a player accused of violence only because of a video released by TMZ