The Oakland Raiders traded a sixth-round pick Saturday for two of the Arizona Cardinals’ seventh rounders. That gave general manager Reggie McKenzie four selections in the final round.
The Raiders finally added a linebacker, choosing the former Wake Forest inside linebacker with the 168th overall pick. Atleast one linebacker figured to come this draft.
The Raiders’ draft day event in front of the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign took place Saturday morning.
The Raiders’ most pressing need on their offensive line is right tackle.
The Oakland Raiders stuck with defense on the second day of the NFL draft, grabbing Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu in round two and defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes out of UCLA in the third round.
The Raiders drafted Obi Melifonwu, an athletic freak of a safety from Connecticut, in the second round Friday. In the third, they took a promising, however descending, defensive tackle in Eddie Vanderdoes of UCLA.
Perhaps one reason Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie is so confident in his evaluation of Gareon Conley’s character is how well the Raiders have drafted and signed when it comes to limiting such off-field issues.
The Raiders selected defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes of UCLA in the third round Friday with the No. 88 overall pick.
The Raiders selected former Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu with the No. 56 overall pick Friday in the NFL draft. He is something of an athletic specimen, one of the stars at the NFL Scouting Combine in March.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be willing to consider allowing players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he remains against the banned drug for recreational use.
Gareon Conley is the newest Oakland Raider after being drafted by the team in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday.
The most popular prop was the total of 3.5 quarterbacks selected in the first round, and under bettors cashed their tickets.
On the day lifelong fan Tom Hanks disagreed with Oakland’s move to Las Vegas, the Raiders drafted a player with the sort of silver and black cloud hovering over his resume that defines the pick as risky and, well, a bit arrogant.
The Raiders did their homework on Gareon Conley. Clearly, he passed. The former Ohio State cornerback, who was accused of rape this month, was taken by Oakland with the 24th pick of the first round Thursday.
No surprise at the top of the NFL draft: Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett was the first choice by the Cleveland Browns.
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In this episode of Vegas Nation Blitz, our crew talks about the Raiders’ recent success and how that can carry over into a short week of preparation for “Thursday Night Football.”
The Raiders will play at SoFi Stadium for the fifth time when they meet the Rams on “Thursday Night Football,”and the players enjoy the welcome they get.
A short week got a little bit weirder for the Raiders, as Baker Mayfield was claimed off waivers on Tuesday by the Rams and could play against the Raiders on Thursday night.
Darren Waller and Hunter Renfrow are eligible to return from injured reserve list this week, but the Raiders are unsure of their playing status for Thursday’s game against the Rams.