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Raiders safety Dallin Leavitt took unsung route to roster spot -
Arguably the biggest surprise on the Oakland Raiders’ intital roster this year, safety Dallin Leavitt was a tryout and practice squad player last season who has carved out a role largely through special teams.

Raiders expect to use Renfrow and Grant in the slot | Las Vegas Review-Journal
Raiders plan to rotate between rookie Hunter Renfrow and veteran Ryan Grant at slot receiver.

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill to miss Raiders game in Week 2 with injury | NBCS Bay Area
One of the most elusive players in the NFL won't be on the field when the Raiders face the Chiefs next week.

NFL rumors: Melvin Gordon plans to play for Chargers before Raiders game | NBCS Bay Area
The Raiders surely hope Melvin Gordon continues his holdout for the entire season.

Raiders vs. Broncos odds, picks: Monday Night Football predictions from expert who's 4-2 on Oakland, Denver games -
Josh Nagel has hit four of his last six picks involving the Raiders or Broncos.

AFC West

Broncos OLB Von Miller excited for MNF showdown with Raiders
Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller is ready to take on the Raiders on "Monday Night Football."

Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders: 3 keys to victory for Denver
The Broncos will open the 2019 NFL season on "Monday Night Football" against the Raiders. Here's how Denver can win the game.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the win against the Colts - Bolts From The Blue
The Los Angeles Chargers came out of their home opener with a 30-24 overtime victory over the Indianapolis Colts. They are 1-0 for the first time since the 2015 season. Things could have been...

Chargers-Colts final score: Los Angeles Chargers beat the Indianapolis Colts 30-24 in OT - Bolts From The Blue
Week 1 starts off with a big win in OT.

5 takeaways from the Chiefs Week 1 win vs. Jaguars
Week 1 of the regular season is in the books. How did the Chiefs do? Here are five takeaways from the game.

Chiefs vs. Jaguars: five winners and five losers from Chiefs’ 40-26 win - Arrowhead Pride
An exciting but excruciating Week 1 game gives us five winners and five losers to examine.

NFL News

NFL Week 1 grades: 'F' for Steelers, 'F' for Browns, 'D' for Jets after ugly losses in season openers -
Here are the Week 1 grades for every team that played on Sunday

Here’s What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 1 - The New York Times
The Cowboys looked sensational, the Patriots and the Chiefs rolled and the Chargers survived. But the big story was Lamar Jackson leading the Ravens to 59 points.

NFL Week 1 best, worst debuts: Adam Gase, New York Jets fall flat
From coaches to rookies to veterans, there were plenty of big-name NFL figures starting off in new spots. Who fared well and who didn't?

NFL Week 1 2019: 32 things we learned from all the games
From a surprising upset to several head-turning performances, Week 1 of the NFL season packed in plenty of entertainment.