The First Read, Week 3: Raiders are for real; Cowboys' defense good enough?
Are the Raiders finally ready to get over the hump and back to the playoffs under Jon Gruden? Jeffri Chadiha explores that topic and more in his First Read ahead of Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL season: Michael F. Florio's Week 2 fantasy football matchups
Michael F. Florio breaks down the best and worst fantasy matchups for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL Week 2 bold predictions: Eagles beat 49ers to start 2-0; Derrick Henry runs over Seahawks
Can the Eagles upset the 49ers to start 2-0 for the first time since 2016? Will Derrick Henry and the Titans bounce back after last week's poor outing? NFL Network analysts make bold predictions for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 2: Why offensive woes could linger for Packers, Titans
The Packers and Titans struggled offensively in their season-opening losses, but were those issues ominous or a fluke? David Carr weighs in. Plus, he reveals his top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 2.
Raiders HC Jon Gruden on Darren Waller: 'He's the best player I've ever coached'
Jon Gruden is not one to shy away from grandiose statements, but even his latest comments regarding Raiders TE Darren Waller raise an eyebrow.
2021 NFL season award predictions: Who'll win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Who is poised to nab NFL MVP? How about Defensive Player of the Year? And which rookies will take home the hardware? As we head into the 2021 season, NFL.com analysts predict every award winner.
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 3: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will it be Cam Newton or Mac Jones who shines brightest for the Patriots against the Giants on Sunday? Chase Goodbread spotlights one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 3.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 40-31: Kyler Murray, Darren Waller surge up list
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 red-zone threats entering 2021 NFL season
Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams both sizzle inside the opposition's 20-yard line, but which player lands atop Steve Smith Sr.'s list of the top 10 red-zone threats heading into the 2021 season?
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 2: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will edge rusher Arden Key flash for the 49ers against the Chargers on Sunday night? Chase Goodbread identifies one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 2.
Time for Jon Gruden to step it up; Hall of Fame candidates under 30
What's been dogging the Raiders since Jon Gruden's return? Is Lamar Jackson on a Hall of Fame track? Bucky Brooks explores those topics and more in this edition of the Scout's Notebook.
Five veteran NFL players who deserve a raise
Stephon Gilmore is holding out this offseason because he wants a salary increase. Should the Patriots up his contract? Marc Ross reveals his list of five veterans who deserve a raise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL Superstar Club: Josh Allen breaks in; Big Ben bumped
Changes abound in Dan Hanzus' latest update to the membership list of the NFL Superstar Club. Josh Allen was among the eight players gaining entry; who joined Ben Roethlisberger on the outside looking in?
State of the 2021 Las Vegas Raiders: Jon Gruden must make playoff push
The Raiders are still looking for their first playoff trip since Jon Gruden's return to the helm in 2018. Just how much does this season mean to the coach? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
2021 NFL season: Predicting each AFC team's MVP
Will Myles Garrett have his best season yet in Cleveland? Can Carson Wentz regain his form in Indy? What impact will Julio Jones have in Tennessee? Dan Hanzus predicts each AFC team's MVP for the 2021 season.
Raiders WR Henry Ruggs III ready for Year 2 leap: 'I'm my own worst critic'
Heading into his second season after a forgettable first year, Raiders wideout Henry Ruggs III doesn't need to hear the critiques because the ones in his own head are worse than anything those disparagers can conjure.
Raiders WR Henry Ruggs leaving rookie year 'in the past'
Henry Ruggs III and his blinding speed had Raiders rooters excited in 2020, but the Alabama product fell short of expectations. Now, Ruggs is ready to leave his rookie campaign behind him and "assume a bigger role."
Julio Jones trade market: Five teams that should be all in
Jeffri Chadiha spotlights five teams that should be doing whatever they can to give Falcons star Julio Jones the fresh start he's looking for, including Bill Belichick's Patriots.
Darren Waller: 'No more excuses' for Raiders, who 'have to make the playoffs' in 2021
The Raiders can officially feel things heating up around them after missing the playoffs again. Star tight end Darren Waller is well aware of this and isn't shying from the reasonable expectation of his team.
Darren Waller: Raiders 'don't feel like the gap is that big' with Chiefs
The Las Vegas Raiders finished the season with an 8-8 record but tight end Darren Waller said he feels that the team isn't that far behind their AFC West rival Kansas City Chiefs.
Raiders TE Darren Waller: Pro Bowl spot 'real satisfying' given past struggles
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller earned a Pro Bowl spot on Monday, and he joined the "Huddle and Flow Podcast" this week to discuss his achievement and what it means to him given his past struggles with addiction.
NFL reveals complete AFC, NFC rosters for 2021 Pro Bowl
Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers highlight the rosters for the 2021 Pro Bowl. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters.
Darren Waller dedicates 150-yard performance to former teammate Lorenzo Taliaferro
Darren Waller put up a monster performance in the Raiders' 30-27 overtime loss to the Chargers. From the outside, Waller was his usual brilliant self. On the inside, the matchup nightmare was hurting.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 15: Building AFC, NFC Pro Bowl rosters on offense
With the 2021 Pro Bowl rosters set to be announced on Monday, Dec. 21, David Carr fills out his own ballot with deserving offensive players from each conference. Who makes the cut?
Five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up NFL playoffs; maximizing Taysom Hill, Jalen Hurts
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up the NFL playoffs. Plus, is New Orleans better with Taysom Hill at quarterback? What should we expect from Jalen Hurts?
Darren Waller and Rod Woodson | Next Generations
The NFL Network series "NFL Generations" bridges the game's past and present by pairing NFL legends with current NFL starts who grew up watching them. This year's Generation Sessions kicks off with a breeze of Autumn Wind as Raiders Pro Bowl tight end Darren Waller is joined by Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson.
Jon Gruden on Darren Waller: 'He's the best player I've ever coached'
Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden calls tight end Darren Waller the best player he has ever coached.
Darren Waller's best plays from 105-yard night | Week 1
Watch Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller's best plays from 105-yard night during Week 1 of the NFL 2021 season.
Darren Waller puts two Ravens in spin cycle for clutch TD
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller puts two Baltimore Ravens defenders in the spin cycle for a clutch touchdown.
Carr rips pass to Waller downfield for 24 yards to convert on third down
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr rips a pass to tight end Darren Waller downfield for 24 yards to convert on third down.
Predicting Week 1's top scorers | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, Cynthia Frelund, Adam Rank and Michael F. Florio predict the top-scoring players in fantasy football for Week 1.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': Darren Waller | No. 35
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller has been voted as the No. 35 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Kay Adams' Top 12 fantasy TE rankings for '21
Kay Adams breaks down her list of Top 12 fantasy tight end rankings for the 2021 season.
Top 5 Fantasy Tight Ends
Marcas Grant counts down his top 5 fantasy football tight ends for the 2021 NFL season.
Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy TEs entering 2021
NFL Network's Marcas Grant shares his Top 5 fantasy tight ends entering 2021.
Omar Ruiz shares early observations from Raiders camp
NFL Network's Omar Ruiz shares his early observations from Las Vegas Raiders training camp.
Darren Waller reveals the aspect of Travis Kelce's game that impresses him most
Las Vegas Raiders TE Darren Waller joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss all things Raiders and reveals what impresses him most about Travis Kelce's game.
James Jones' Top 5 TEs entering 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's James Jones shares his top five tight ends entering the 2021 NFL season.
James Jones: Kyle Pitts is 'Darren Waller and Travis Kelce in one'
NFL Network's James Jones breaks down why Florida tight end Kyle Pitts is Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller and Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce 'in one'.
Darren Waller: 'We have to make the playoffs, no more excuses, no more justifications'
Las Vegas Raiders TE Darren Waller joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss the Raiders' 2020 season and shares the team's outlook for 2021.
Black History Moment: Thomas 'Fats' Waller
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller tells the story of his great grandfather, Thomas "Fats" Waller.
Top 10 Raiders plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Las Vegas Raiders in the 2020 NFL season.
Raiders vs. Broncos highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights of the Week 17 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Denver Broncos.
Darren Waller sets Raiders record for single-season catches
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller passes Tim Brown as the Raiders single-season record holder for receptions.
Derek Carr's 28-yard TD lob lands perfectly in Waller's bucket
The Las Vegas Raiders knot it up against the Denver Broncos as quarterback Derek Carr lobs a 28-yard touchdown pass to tight end Darren Waller.
Top 10 fantasy tight ends | 2020 NFL season
Travis Kelce leads the pack of 2020's top fantasy tight ends.
Top catches of the week | Week 16
Watch the top catches of Week 16 during the NFL 2020 season.
Dolphins vs. Raiders highlights | Week 16
Watch the highlights from the Week 16 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the Las Vegas Raiders.