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Raiders News

Raiders look for run defense to improve pass rush | Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Raiders’ starting defensive line in their base defense might not feature a premier pass rusher. The group could help the pass rush just the same.

Raiders' Derek Carr sharp despite absence of Antonio Brown

Browns recall ‘Hard Knocks’ lessons as Raiders take center stage | Las Vegas Review-Journal
The 14th season of the HBO all-access training camp reality series debuts Tuesday, with viewers getting a close-up look at coach Jon Gruden and his Raiders team.

Raiders' Brown visits foot specialist, source says
Antonio Brown, who has been limited throughout Raiders training camp, visited a foot specialist Saturday. His injury is not believed to be serious and he could resume practicing this coming week.

Raiders legend Cliff Branch dies at age 71, on-field work 'well documented and undeniably Hall of Fame worthy' -
One of the best receivers in Raiders history passed away on Saturday

AFC West

Denver Broncos news: Pat Bowlen enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
Late Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday evening in Canton, Ohio.

Broncos Cancel Practice To Help Team Recuperate After Seahawks Game – CBS Denver
Vic Fangio and the Broncos have cancelled practice on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Chargers-Rams notebook: Keenan Allen gets hurt; Cooper Kupp returns – Orange County Register
Three of the biggest personalities in the NFL cracked jokes and boasted about their highlights against one another, but in the end, both sides exchanged admiration and wished each other a healthy 2019 season.

Melvin Gordon Trade: Packers an Option, but Don’t Count on It |
Since news broke Thursday about Melvin Gordon requesting a trade from the Chargers, fans have speculated where he might land. But Green Bay likely isn't it.

KC Chiefs running back Damien Williams misses fifth straight practice - Arrowhead Pride
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said that Williams has "missed quite a bit."

Chiefs training camp 2019: The defense looks strong from top to bottom - Arrowhead Pride
In a world of Frank Clarks and Tyrann Mathieus, let’s not forget about players like Anthony Hitchens, Juan Thornhill and Damien Wilson.

NFL News

Matt Ryan is the NFL’s most underappreciated quarterback this decade -
A Super Bowl ring is the only thing he has left to accomplish, but even if he never gets one, he still deserves our respect.

Hall of Fame candidates 2020: Which NFL greats are overdue for nod?
As many as 10 senior candidates could be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020. Who are the top contenders for enshrinement?

NFL: State of Texas has become quarterback capital for pro football
There are 18 NFL quarterbacks from the state of Texas, and 10 of them are starters. How has the Lone Star State become the top producer of pro QBs?

Patriots receiver Josh Gordon files for reinstatement to NFL | Sporting News
Gordon was suspended indefinitely in December after violating terms of his reinstatement after a substance-abuse-related suspension.