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Raiders News

Las Vegas Monorail Extension Won’t Be Ready for Raiders Stadium Opening | Las Vegas Review-Journal
A planned extension to the Las Vegas monorail – seen as a way to bring tourists within walking distance of the Raiders’ new stadium – is unlikely to be completed by the time the team begins play here in 2020. .

Antonio Brown trade: Should the Raiders go after the Steelers’ star receiver? | NBCS Bay Area
Antonio Brown wants to leave Pittsburgh. Should the Raiders jump into the mix for the star wide receiver?

Rickey Henderson of A, ‘gung-ho’ for Kyler Murray, had shot with Raiders before – SFChronicle.com
MESA, Ariz. — Rickey Henderson has heard all the Kyler Murray comparisons. He knew the A’s first draft pick last year was a 5-foot-10 outfielder with speed and power and that scouts were dropping Henderson’s name when describing Murray. “We were all looking forward to seeing him here – especially me,” Henderson told The Chronicle. “You know me – I was like, ‘Who’s like me? Let me see it!’ ”

Raiders trade with Giants in latest CBS Sports simulation draft
The Raiders select two wide receivers in CBS Sports Mock’s latest draft after trading in the first round.

Raiders move to No. 7 in Draft Wire’s latest simulation draft
Adventurers select Josh Allen at #7 in a recent mock draft at Draft Wire

AFC West

Chargers offseason plan: Four unrestricted free agents Chargers won’t re-sign – Bolts From The Blue
The Chargers are set for a busy offseason defined by a number of internal staff decisions. Some of these decisions will be easy, while others could prove extremely difficult for a…

The 5 best PFF defenders for the Chargers
It’s been quite a year for the Chargers defense. A unit that was to finish in the middle of the platoon. They exceeded those expectations. The defense finished eighth in DVOA in the 2018 season. It’s no surprise that three of the members are from high school.

Chiefs Free Agency 2019: Reducing abundance of security options for KC
How do the Chiefs go about picking the right safety in this class of free agent?

Sam Madison ‘A Top Candidate’ To Join Kansas City Chiefs Staff – Arrowhead Pride
Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports that Madison could join the Chiefs.

Flacco trade: Why it won’t impact the Broncos | SI.com
What’s wrong with John Elway? You probably already know the business of Joe Flaccoand Flacco’s unbreakable, unbreakable deal (not guaranteed) that will net him (up to) $63 million over the next three seasons (maximum).

Broncos analysis: With QB addressed, a status report on Denver’s other issues – The Denver Post
The Broncos believe their quarterback problem is solved with Joe Flacco.

NFL News

Tim Tebow shared words of wisdom with Kyler Murray ahead of NFL ruling
Tim Tebow advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart when deciding to play in the NFL. Tebow said, “Don’t do it for your agents, or your friends and sometimes necessarily even your family. Do it for what you care about.”

The NFL should adopt these intriguing rules from the Alliance of American Football, after the promising debut of the AAF | NJ.com
The Alliance of American Football has some intriguing rules the NFL should consider adopting.

Kareem Jackson ready for ‘another bite’ in NFL free agency | al.com
For the second time in his NFL career, the former Alabama standout has reached free agency.

NFL Free Agency 2019: DeMarcus Lawrence tops long list of explosive rushers – CBSSports.com
There will be no shortage of rushers available, although some might get the franchise tag

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