Author: Chris McClain

Raiders defeat Titans, start 1-0

The Oakland Raiders returned to the field Sunday as they opened up their 2017 campaign against the Titans in Nashville. The Titans tried to catch the Raiders off guard with an onside kick, but rookie Shalom Luani recovered it giving Derek Carr and the offense a short field. It took Carr just four plays to go 50 yards, finding wide receiver Amari Cooper in the end zone to give the team the early 7-0 lead. Marcus Mariota and the Titans would answer though as the Raiders defense struggled to get off the field on third down. The Titans offense...

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Raiders second-round pick out half the year

The Oakland Raiders were looking to add to their defense during April’s NFL Draft, but they haven’t ben able to get their draft picks on the field. First round pick Gareon Conley missed all of training camp with an ankle injury, and second-round pick and safety Obi Melifonwu also missed a chunk of camp due to a knee injury. Melifonwu recently had surgery on his knee, and is now on the Raiders injured/reserve list. The good news is that the Raiders are expected to get their second-round pick back when he can be activated again, after week 8. NFL...

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