Las Vegas Raiders Depth Chart

Las Vegas Raiders Depth Chart

AFC West
Stadium
Allegiant Stadium
Head Coach
Jon Gruden
Offensive Coordinator
Greg Olson
Defensive Coordinator
Paul Guenther
Special Teams Coach
Rich Bisaccia
Defensive Scheme
4-3
Team News
Josh Jacobs Pegged As An Early MVP Candidate

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs has been labeled as a potential MVP candidate this upcoming year, according to a recent article posted by Dan Hanzus of NFL.com. Despite shoulder issues relegating his productivity while also limiting him to 13 games, the sophomore back finished his rookie season with 1,150 yards and seven rushing touchdowns on 242 attempts. Though he has been rumored not to be as heavily featured catching passes out of the backfield, he is expected to see an improvement on the ground, primarily with an upgraded passing attack. Look for the 22-year-old to be a first-round fantasy pick in all formats heading into the 2020 campaign.

12 days ago
Darren Waller Thinks Raiders Could Have Top-Five Offense

Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller thinks his team's improved offense could be a top-five unit in the NFL this year. "The big thing for us is finishing in the red zone this year. I know that were doing everything in our power to improve upon that. I dont feel like having a top-five offense is out of the picture," Waller said. The Raiders added receivers Henry Ruggs III and Bryan Edwards, and running back Lynn Bowden Jr. in the draft. They added veteran tight end Jason Witten in free agency, and receiver Tyrell Williams is healthy again. Waller had a breakout 2019 season as the team's best pass-catcher and should be seen as a top-five fantasy tight end in fall drafts. The Raiders were 11th in total offense last year but 23rd in scoring. Waller finished with 90 catches for 1,145 yards and three touchdowns.

18 days ago
Henry Ruggs III Comes With Some Risk

Las Vegas Raiders rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs III, the 12th overall pick in April's draft, has plenty of fantasy upside, but there is also some potential downside that keeps him from being NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund's top projected rookie wideout. Ruggs lined up wide in 80 percent of his snaps at Alabama last year and had 10.5 yards after the catch per reception, which was third-most in the SEC among those with 30-plus targets. The 21-year-old is lightning fast, but he doesn't have a complete grasp of the full route tree. There is plenty of opportunity in his first season with the Raiders, though, and he could wind up being a WR3 for fantasy owners in 2020 because of his game-breaking speed and playmaking ability.

19 days ago
Josh Jacobs Ready To Live Up To Hype?

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs has plenty of hype as he enters his second year in the league. With the team loaded on the receiving end, many anticipate that opposing defenses won't have the luxury of being able to stack the box like they did last season. While Jacobs' rookie season wasn't a bust by any means, his late-first/early second-round ADP suggests an even better outlook heading into 2020. Jacobs battled a shoulder issue throughout the season in 2019. Still, the 22-year-old finished with 1,150 yards and seven touchdowns while racking up 683 yards after contact, which was good for fifth in the league.

20 days ago
Henry Ruggs III Expected To Be Ready For Training Camp

Las Vegas Raiders rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs III, who injured his thigh last month while helping a friend move, suffered no muscular damage and is expected to be ready for training camp next month, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Ruggs needed stitches to fix the cut on his thigh. The wideout was the 12th overall pick in April's draft, the first receiver off the board, and has game-changing speed, having run a 4.27-second 40-yard dash at the combine. The Raiders should target the rookie often in the passing game after taking him early in the first round. His world-class speed should immediately make him worth targeting in fantasy drafts as a WR3/4.

24 days ago