The fourth-year running back went for a career-high 144 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 32-23 win against AFC West rival Denver.
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In starting the season 0-3, the Raiders rank 26th in the NFL in red-zone efficiency at 46 percent. They often treat those 20-yard quests for touchdowns like they’re from 40.
New coach Bruce Cassidy has the numbers to boast when it comes to his zone defense, something Golden Knights players are continuing to learn.
The Raiders are 0-3, but nobody can question the play of wide receiver Mack Hollins, who leads the team with 240 receiving yards and is averaging 17.1 yards per catch.
Derek Carr is the 31st-ranked quarterback by Pro Football Focus after the Raiders’ 0-2 start. He has thrown for four touchdowns and three interceptions.
The Golden Knights began training camp Thursday, and to a man the players insisted there is much to prove after the team missed the playoffs last season for the first time.
Las Vegas’ list of champions at different levels all deserve recognition. But the Aces are at the top of such a collection. For what they did. For how they will be remembered.
With losses to the Chargers and Cardinals to open their season, the Raiders next play at Tennessee, where they need a win to avoid going 0-3.
The Arizona Cardinals quarterback puts on a thrilling performance to rally his team from down 20 to an overtime victory.
The Aces defeated the Connecticut Sun on Sunday in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals to win the series 3-1.
It has been awhile since UNLV featured a quarterback-running back duo with the talent of Doug Brumfield and Aidan Robbins, whose skills were on full display Saturday.
Not chosen until the fifth round of the 2021 draft, the 167th choice overall, Nate Hobbs has become a fixture in the Raiders’ secondary.
Derek Carr of the Raiders threw three interceptions in a 24-19 loss to Justin Herbert and the Chargers on Sunday.
The Raiders open their season against the Chargers in Los Angeles Sunday, when what most predict could be a record-setting offense takes center stage.