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Raiders News

Five Reasons Why Oakland Raiders Make Sense For 'Hard Knocks'
The Oakland Raiders have been speculated as a potential team for this summer's "Hard Knocks' show on HBO. Here are five reasons why the Raiders would be a great choice.

Doug Martin ready, willing to mentor Raiders first-round pick Josh Jacobs | NBCS Bay Area
Doug Martin has been a featured back for years in the NFL. Now, he's ready to be a role model to a Raiders rookie.

Raiders become more explosive on offense with WRs Brown and Williams
Raiders WRs Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams provide an explosive element to Raiders' offense

Raiders thinking deep thoughts with new WR Tyrell Williams -
The deep pass was not a prominent part of the Oakland Raiders offense last season. Tyrell Williams, who has four career touchdown catches of 75-plus yards, hopes to help improve the vertical passing game in 2019.

AFC West

How improved do you think the Chargers defense is from this offseason? - Bolts From The Blue
The 2019 Los Angeles Chargers (save a late signing and eventual cuts) are now in place. And defensively, they have made some big changes. They were already one of the National Football League’s...

Joey Bosa, now fully healthy, looks “awesome” – ProFootballTalk
Joey Bosa was the favorite for defensive player of the year to open last season. But the Chargers defensive end missed the first nine games with an injured foot. He's now healthy, and although he weighs the same as last season, his 270 pounds includes more muscle, Bosa said.

Andy Reid: I don’t know if Chris Jones, Chiefs are talking
Defensive tackle Chris Jones has not been with the Chiefs for their voluntary work this offseason as he does the contract dance we've seen many players do over the years. Jones is headed into the final year of his rookie deal and is looking to cash in on a 15.5-sack 2018 season with a long-term [

Chiefs second-year DL Breeland Speaks in for versatile role in 2019
Are the Chiefs preparing Breeland Speaks to play more defensive tackle this season? It looks and sounds like it.

Broncos need Courtland Sutton, DaeSean Hamilton to flourish quickly - Denver Broncos Blog- ESPN
With Emmanuel Sanders still rehabbing, second-year receivers Sutton and Hamilton will likely lead the way for a new Broncos offense.

Why isn’t Steve Foley in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame? - Mile High Report
The organization’s career leader in interceptions needs to get this distinction.

NFL News

NFL: Next collective bargaining agreement comes down to one thing
There's two years left on the NFL's current collective bargaining agreement, but the next deal hinges on several issues. But money towers over it all.

Matt Miller's Top Franchise-Changing NFL Rookies of 2019 | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Every fan hopes the NFL draft will bring their favorite team a new load of talent and that one (or more) of those picks will change the franchise. Tom Brady changed the New England Patriots...

Top 25 NFL players under age 25: Mahomes No. 1 in landslide, Mayfield finishes as third-highest ranked QB -
No team has more than two players on the list, but the Browns and Chiefs both have two in the top 10

NFL: Adam 'Pacman' Jones announces retirement
Adam 'Pacman' Jones spent 12 NFL seasons with the Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos.