Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night became the latest visiting group to find a homefield advantage in Allegiant Stadium.
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Josh McDaniels made one of the worst coaching decisions in his 20 games leading the Raiders during a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.
Coming off a blowout loss to the Buffalo Bills, the Raiders need to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on “Sunday Night Football” to avoid more early-season slippage.
Freshman quarterback Jayden Maiava replaced starter Doug Brumfield in the first quarter Saturday and led the Rebels to a last-second victory over Vanderbilt.
The Raiders have played just one of 17 games, but if guys play harder for someone they admire, effort won’t be an issue with Jimmy Garoppolo in charge.
Poised and productive in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Garoppolo, the Raiders’ new quarterback, led the team to a season-opening victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
The Raiders ranked 30th in turnover margin last season at minus-8. They were minus-9 in 2021 and minus-11 in 2020. They haven’t had a positive margin since 2016.
The unknowns are plentiful when it comes to Chandler Jones and the Raiders. The mystery thickens with each Instagram story.
The Raiders will flirt with an AFC wild-card berth this season under Josh McDaniels, but there’s still concerns about quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the defense.
Sean Payton is the new coach in Denver and has made a career out of getting the best out of his quarterbacks.
Running back Josh Jacobs has switched his jersey number to 8 and believes the Raiders are a much better team than last season.
After rallying to beat sixth-ranked Miami Central on Friday night, the No. 2 Gaels have all the makings of winning the school’s fourth national championship.
Rookie quarterback Aidan O’Connell impressed enough in the preseason that he should be the pick over Brian Hoyer as Jimmy Garoppolo’s backup to start the season.
The Raiders are getting by far the best side of the deal with star running back Josh Jacobs, who returned Saturday on a one-year contract worth up to $12 million.
The Henderson All-Stars have a deep rotation of arms beyond No. 1 Nolan Gifford, which has helped them limit Little League World Series opponents to six runs and 10 hits in three games.