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NFL News, Notes, Numbers and Nuggets

NFL News, Notes, Nuggets and Numbers
Welcome to the inaugural Full Press Coverage NFL News, Notes, Numbers and Nuggets. Each week the goal is to catch-up on everything important in the NFL. With Super Bowl 53 in the rear-view mirror, a very busy NFL offseason is upcoming as there has already...

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: DE Chase Winovich

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Chase Winovich
In essence, the Raiders lack perimeter pass rush help. Granted, Oakland will draft edge help early. However, the unit needs depth. One edge rusher will not fix the anemic pass rush.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: RB Devin Singletary

Oakalnd Raiders Draft Prospect RB Devin Singletary
Regardless of what the Raiders do in regards to Marshawn Lynch or Chris Warren, they still need a younger, twitchy back.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: CB Hamp Cheevers

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect CB Hamp Cheevers
2019 Raiders Draft Prospect Profile Name: Hamp Cheevers Position: Cornerback School: Boston College Height: 5’10” Weight: 180 pounds Draft Projection: Day 3 Stats //widgets.sports-reference.com/wg.fcgi?css=1&site=cfb&url=%2Fcfb%2Fplayers%2Fhamp-cheevers-1.html&div=div_defenseSpeed Although Cheevers shows acceleration, his long speed may not rank as elite. Yet, where he compensates is the ability to break on the ball. Cheevers closes on the ball...

House Hunters: The Raiders Still Without 2019 Home

Unlikely Oakland Raiders 2019 Home: Oracle Park
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to determine which conundrum is worse: The Raiders finding a place to call home in 2019 or the Silver & Black finding a solution to an anemic pass rush. Flummoxed is a good word to describe the situation owner Mark Davis...

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: WR Tyre Brady

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect WR Tyre Brady
In essence, Brady does not have the name and some of the elite traits of some 2019 prospect. However, he does feel like a Gruden Grinder die to his toughness and love of mixing it up.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: S Amani Hooker

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect S Amani Hooker
With Reggie Nelson hopefully walking into the sunset of his career, the Raiders, outside of Karl Joseph lack the athleticism at the safety spot.

FPC Raiders Mock Draft: Pre-Combine Edition

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect Jaylon Ferguson
Armed with ten picks, the Oakland Raiders will fill holes that lead to a woeful 4-12 season. Yet, with a surplus of cap room, everyone knows that Jon Gruden appreciates veterans. However, the draft affords the Raiders to actually introduce youthful talent and depth into the equation. Below, the pre-combine mock draft.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: WR Parris Campbell

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect WR Parris Campbell
If the Raiders signed a free agent like, say Donte Moncrief, pair him with Jordy Nelson, Campbell could start as the third wideout. In the system, he would learn from veterans and widen his learning base.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect Profile: RB Damien Harris

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect RB Damien Harris
2019 Raiders Draft Prospect Profile Name: Damien Harris Position: Running Back School: The University of Alabama Height: 5’10” Weight: 215 pounds Draft Projection: Day 2 Stats //widgets.sports-reference.com/wg.fcgi?css=1&site=cfb&url=%2Fcfb%2Fplayers%2Fdamien-harris-1.html&div=div_rushing Run Style With Harris, what you see is actually, what you get. First, he attacks the line of scrimmage with a ferocious presence. With low, thudding pads...

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: WR Diontae Johnson

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect WR Diontae Johnson
In essence, the Raiders need a slot receiver and kick returner.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: WR D.K. Metcalf

With three picks in the first round, the Raiders could select Metcalf. On the other hand, is he a top five pick?

Raiders 2019 Draft Profile: RB James Williams

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect RB James Williams
Granted, the Raiders will not envision Williams as a three-down starting back. However, he will give them an immediate boost as the change-of-pace role.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: CB Deandre Baker

Sep 15, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Deandre Baker (18) returns an interception against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders during the first quarter at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
On one side, the Raiders enjoy Gareon Conley, a young playmaker with a very high ceiling. On the other side, an open space. Insert Baker as the other starter.

Raiders 2019 Draft Prospect: RB Mike Weber

Oakland Raiders Draft Prospect RB Mike Weber
2019 Raiders Draft Prospect Profile Name: Mike Weber Position: Running Back School: Ohio State University Height: 5’9” Weight: 214 pounds Draft Projection: Day 3

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