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Raiders News

Von Miller Heaps Massive Praise Upon Derek Carr & Raiders | Heavy.com
The Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders have a fierce rivalry, but that hasn't stopped Von Miller from showing the silver and black some love.

Derek Carr and Von Miller share mutual respect forged by AFC West rivalry
There isn’t any love lost between fans of the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos – division rivalries and all – but for the guys actually playing in the games, mutual respect is more the name of the game.

Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr ‘confident’ in offense entering Week 1 - SFChronicle.com
The Oakland Raiders’ first-team offense played just one series in the preseason on Aug. 15 at Arizona. QB Derek Carr said he foresees “minor tweaks” early in the season but is “very confident” overall.

Breaking Down Oakland Raiders Roster
Derek Carr, who is in the middle of a five-year, $125 million deal, has a better supporting cast around him, so he will have a change to flourish.

Five keys to Raiders exceeding expectations in upcoming NFL season
Can the Silver and Black be better than expected?

AFC West

Vic Fangio's “Death by Inches” more than catchphrase for Broncos
It occurred on the 14th day of practice, lasted at most 30 seconds and was mostly forgotten through the completion of Broncos training camp. Yet one unsuspecting moment provided a perfect snapshot of the mantra for first-year coach Vic Fangio’s mission in Denver: There will be no “Death by Inches.”

Denver Broncos: John Elway likes the leadership Joe Flacco brings - Mile High Report
Will that leadership translate into points and wins? Broncos Country will find out soon.

Mike Pouncey on extension: Doesn’t make any sense to leave Chargers – ProFootballTalk
Center Mike Pouncey signed a one-year extension with the Chargers this week that sets him up to make $9 million during the 2020 season. Pouncey spoke to reporters about the new deal on Wednesday and one of the questions dealt with the possibility that he could have made more money by hitting free...

NFL Rumors: Teams Don’t Appear Very Interest In Melvin Gordon At The Chargers’ High Asking Price
The Los Angeles Chargers have set their asking price for running back Melvin Gordon — a price that’s apparently too steep for the rest of the league. Early this week, the Chargers gave up ...

Nick Foles lost his love for football; the Chiefs helped him find it - NFL Nation- ESPN
The future Super Bowl MVP was ready to retire and said he "wouldn't still be playing football" without the help of Andy Reid and the Chiefs.

How Oddsmakers See The Kansas City Chiefs: The Story Of The Season In 3 Bets
Oddsmakers think highly of the Chiefs' explosive offense and revamped defense.

NFL News

2019 PFF Week 1 NFL Power Rankings | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
Just days away from kickoff, PFF releases its 2019 NFL Power Rankings ahead of Week 1.

The NFL Is 100, And Sometimes It Makes You Feel That Way Too
You may not have heard about it because the National Football League has fought heroically to keep this information out of the public, but this season the NFL celebrates its 100th year of whatever it is that they do. Toward that end, commissioner and dictator-for-life Jerry Jones was invited to the New York Stock Exchange to curse the peasantry.

Everything Gronk has said so far about possibly returning to the NFL | Boston.com
"If I feel passionate about football again, if I’m feeling I need to be out there on the field, I will go back to football."

Chris Simms previews Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears opener on NBC | NBC Sports
Chris Simms gives his prediction for the Packers vs. Bears season opener on NBC this Thursday with coverage starting at 7:30 P.M. ET.