While only a temporary fix to a larger issue, the Raiders and Khalil Mack might be best off settling on a pay increase this next season bringing his 2018 earnings close to $16 million, and waiting until the offseason to sign a long-term deal or franchise tag.
Who is fighting to a roster spot on the Silver & Black?
Things could get ugly if Mack’s holdout continues into the regular season.
As the construction of the Raiders new stadium gets under way, late owner Al Davis was given a street named after him.
The rookie could combine with Marshawn Lynch and Doug Martin to give the Raiders a dangerous backfield.
With the Raiders having made a mess of Khalil Mack’s contract, will there be a repeat next year?
The over/unders for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes have been released, and they certainly raise some eyebrows
Could the former Colts defensive tackle end up in Los Angeles with the Raiders rival? He would be a boost to an already impressive defensive line.
The Broncos legend is fine with the newly acquired Jones wearing his number.
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Drew Brees isn’t getting any younger, so the Saints made the move to acquire what they hope is their quarterback of the future.
Lockett offers value in the slot and is one of the better kick/punt returners in football. He will remain with Russell Wilson and the Seahawks for the foreseeable future.
After making Aaron Rodgers the highest paid player in NFL history, the Packers traded backup quarterback Brett Hundley to the Seahawks. The former fifth round pick from UCLA will be the favorite to be the backup quarterback under Russell Wilson.
Talk about a story, veteran linebacker Mychal Kendricks is facing federal charges for insider trading. Kendricks tweeted out an apology and owned up to his mistakes stating he will “accept the consequences for his actions.”