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7-9, 3rd in AFC West

Is everyone forgetting the Chargers?

The Broncos are reigning Super Bowl champs, the Chiefs won a playoff game last year and the Raiders "won" the offseason. But could the Chargers win the AFC West? Dan Graziano explores.

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Kelechi Osemele broke the bank

The Raiders' big addition up front came with a hefty price tag. Oakland paid Osemele like a top-10 offensive tackle, giving him $26.4 million in the first two years. Player-friendly contracts (Insider)


Who ya got: Von Miller or Khalil Mack?

It's hard to argue with Miller after his masterful postseason showing, but Mack is awfully impressive and has played just two seasons. Dan Graziano breaks it down.

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Raiders got a steal in Sean Smith

Smith's four-year, $38 million deal is no small amount, but that price is a bargain relative to some of the other deals cornerbacks have received recently. Friendly contracts (Insider)

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A ton of talent hanging up the cleats

A whopping eight players with at least three Pro Bowl selections each have retired this offseason. As a group, the eight players have 50 combined Pro Bowl invitations on their resumes.

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Del Rio tops NFL coaches with playing history

Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio appeared in 160 NFL games, with 128 starts, and totaled 941 tackles with the Saints, Chiefs, Cowboys and Vikings. Del Rio is also the only active head coach to be named to a Pro Bowl as a player. Ranking all 32 NFL coaches as players

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Vegas stadium planners present new numbers

A governor's panel studying a proposed 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas to lure an NFL franchise was greeted Thursday with a pep talk and changing financial figures.

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Khalil Mack still needs more help

One leg of the Raiders' defensive tripod is a whole lot stronger than the others. But Mack is so good, Oakland still lands in the top half of Bill Barnwell's list. Ranking defensive triplets

México debe mostrar su educación

Raúl Allegre advierte que la NFL no tolerará una actitud ofensiva ni violenta por parte de los aficionados en el Estadio Azteca, partiendo de las acciones durante la Copa América. Leer


How improved are the Raiders?

There appears to be agreement that Oakland "won" the offseason in the AFC West, with additions like former Raven Kelechi Osemele. But can the Raiders turn the off-field success into their first winning season since 2002?

Bryant: Move to Vegas is a major crapshoot (0:51)
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'Holy Roller' lives on in NFL rulebook

The Raiders topped the Chargers in 1978 after QB Ken Stabler intentionally fumbled and TE Dave Kasper ultimately recovered for a touchdown. The bizarre play changed how fumbles are handled in the final two minutes of each half. Seifert: Rule origins

Which team won the NFL offseason? (2:17)
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Raiders have some serious beef up front

With Kelechi Osemele's arrival this offseason, Oakland's average starting O-lineman stands 6-foot-4 and 328 pounds. And the front five aren't just big -- they're really good, too. Top position groups (Insider)

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Is Irvin earning too much?

The Raiders went on a shopping spree this offseason, but they may have overpaid for pass-rusher Bruce Irvin. Elite sack artists are worth the money, but we have our doubts about Irvin. 10 most overpaid NFL vets (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards242.416th
Rushing Yards91.128th
Points For22.417th
Points Against24.922nd

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