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2019 Raiders Rival Preview: Vikings WR Thielen

Raiders Rivals WR Adam Thielen
Despite playing in a contentious, talented division, the Oakland Raiders still must deal with a tough, non-conference schedule. With Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock turning the roster over, the team looks to deploy a slew of defenders. During 2019, the NFL did the Raiders...

Raiders Point/Counterpoint: Worst Defense

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr
In a long, seemingly neverending offseason, Derek Carr’s names surfaces often. From second-guessing to stat projection, people offer a wide variety of opinion. Yet, while much can seem positive, some centers on the negative. However, Carr enjoyed a measure of success in 2018. Granted,...

Raiders Point/Counterpoint: Toughest Trent Brown Matchup

Oakland Raiders RT Trent Brown
Earlier this week, we began a series on matchups facing individual Raiders players. With that in mind, RT Trent Brown joins Kolton Miller under the microscope. In this edition of Pont/Counterpoint, the newest starting tackles meet their toughest matchup of 2019. FPC Raiders writers...

Raiders Matchup: OT Miller vs. Jaguars DE Ngakoue

Oakland Raiders Rival Yannick Ngakoue
Over the next few weeks, we will profile a 2019 individual Raiders player. One of the players will be left tackle Kolton Miller. The others will rotate. However, Miller will serve as the overwhelming example. Few other Raiders hold the 2019 season in their...

Chiefs 2019 Breakout Candidate: Charvarius Ward

Chiefs 2019 Breakout Candidate: Charvarius Ward. If Charvarius Ward can continue to grow, his opportunities with the Chiefs will increase in 2019.

Raiders K Carlson Should Continue Solid 2018 Season

Oakland Raiders K Daniel Carlson
Long before the Oakland Raiders traded for serious offensive help, I joked the team’s lone offensive weapon outside of quarterback Derek Carr was another DC. Kicker Daniel Carlson opened eyes. I was not completely facetious with that comment. Can He Kick It? Yes, He Can. Despite the...

Raiders Rival Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Former Raiders DT Denico Autry
In essence, the Raiders will need to contend with the Colts. Not only on the field, but also in the standings. In 2019, these two teams will probably have intertwining stories.

Raiders Could See Abram and Joseph Starting Together

Oakland Raiders Safety Johnathan Abram
The Raiders could see two hard-hitting safety start together.

Raiders Position Battle: Townsend vs. Cole

Oakland Raiders Punter Johnny Townsend
However, with a revamped offense that boasts serious firepower, perhaps a hangtime specialist who can put the opposing offenses’ back closest to the goal line is the need. If that is indeed the case, perhaps either Townsend or Cole will do.

Raiders Rivals: Division Issues

Raiders Rival Phillip Rivers
The Raiders should threaten the balance of power in the AFC West

Oakland Raiders History: The Lineage of Elite Centers

Oakland Raiders HOF Center Jim Otto
For the majority of their existence, the Oakland Raiders continued to enjoy elite level play from the unlikeliest positions. To the casual fan, all centers accomplish is snapping the ball and blocking. Yet, looking deeper, you will find a player that makes line adjustments...

Chris Jones A No Show For Chiefs Minicamp

As the Chiefs began mandatory minicamp, one of their star defenders was absent. Chris Jones is not reporting due to stalled contract negotiations.

Oakland Raiders Opinion: Judging Carr Fairly

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr
Raiders QB Derek Carr needs to ignore the doubters and play football. However, some of the criticism is weird and unwarranted.

Raiders Quote Translation: Hard Knocks Announcement

Oakland Raiders
The Raiders will occupy the house that a Soprano built, Omar renovated and Arya defended. Get your popcorn ready.

Chiefs 2019 Breakout Candidate: Armani Watts

Chiefs 2019 Breakout Candidate: Armani Watts. It's time to continue looking at possible Chiefs breakout candidates entering 2019.

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Jun 3, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor (75) practices during organized team activities at TIAA Bank Field. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Every NFL Team’s Top Impact Rookie Candidate: AFC South

For the next week, we will pick the rookie most likely to make the biggest splash on their new team. That impact could entail instigating a turn-around

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