Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 1 of 2021 season
Following a week of roster cuts and injury designations, Michael F. Florio gives you the rundown on what players to look out for on the waiver wire.
Cowboys' CeeDee Lamb, Broncos' Jerry Jeudy among wide receivers set for Year 2 breakout in 2021
Which wide receivers from the deep and talented 2020 draft class will show out in 2021? Nate Burleson lists seven second-year WRs poised for breakout campaigns.
NFL players who NEED strong training camp: Tua Tagovailoa, Jeff Okudah, Darrell Henderson top list
Can Tua Tagovailoa take the Dolphins to the next level? Will Jeff Okudah overcome a disastrous rookie season? Is Darrell Henderson ready to fill the void left by Cam Akers' injury? Adam Schein spotlights nine players who NEED a strong training camp.
2021 NFL season: Projecting the most improved player on each AFC team
Is WR Henry Ruggs III poised to break out in Year 2 with the Raiders? Will Dolphins TE Mike Gesicki emerge as a true mismatch nightmare? Cynthia Frelund uses analytics to project the player who'll improve the most on each AFC team in 2021.
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.
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."
AFC West projected starters: Chiefs remain in driver's seat, but is gap narrowing?
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are still the division favorites, but did the Broncos, Chargers and Raiders close the gap this offseason? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every AFC West team.
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.
Three years after Jon Gruden's return, Raiders still spinning their wheels
Jon Gruden has yet to record a winning season in his second stint as Raiders coach. Jim Trotter examines an organizational approach under Gruden that has led to plenty of questionable moves.
2020 NFL rookie grades, AFC West: Chiefs, Chargers snag studs
The Chiefs (Clyde Edwards-Helaire) and Chargers (Justin Herbert) hit the prospect jackpot in 2020. Which other rookies popped in the AFC West? Nick Shook grades each team's rookie class.
Raiders rookie WR Henry Ruggs III placed on reserve/COVID-19 list; out for Thursday night
The Raiders placed rookie Henry Ruggs III on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday. With Ruggs' placement on the list, the 2020 first-round pick will be out for Thursday night's game against the Chargers.
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?
2020 NFL playoff picture: Rookies who will shape postseason race
Will Tua Tagovailoa push the Dolphins into the playoffs? Can Justin Jefferson lift the Vikings? Gil Brandt ranks 12 rookies primed to impact the postseason race.
NFL Hot or Not: Giants and Browns inspire, Gregg Williams gets fired
What's hot? The Giants' stingy defense and the Browns' explosive offense. What's not? Gregg Williams' defensive strategy. Marc Sessler provides his unique interpretation of notable happenings across the NFL.
NFL Week 13 winners and losers: Baker Mayfield balls, Bears in free fall
Did anyone enjoy a better Sunday than Baker Mayfield? Is this bottom for the slumping Chicago Bears? Adam Schein spotlights the winners and losers from Week 13 of the 2020 NFL season.
NFL stats and records, Week 13: Carr, Ruggs connect on Miracle at the Meadowlands III
Every week the NFL Media Research team puts together the best notes from Sunday's slate of games. Here are the top nuggets from Week 13.
Jets, Raiders players question defensive call on Ruggs' game-winning TD
Henry Ruggs' game-winning touchdown catch caused a stir from Raiders and Jets players who were both in disbelief after a last-second play.
NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 11: Wide receivers
Adam Rank breaks down which wide receivers you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 11 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
NFL Hot or Not: Mike Tomlin's Steelers were hiding in plain sight
In this week's edition of Hot or Not, Marc Sessler spotlights the Super Bowl contender that spent much of the year hiding in plain sight. Plus, a stud receiver who deserves better.
Michael F. Florio's Week 8 fantasy football matchups
Every week this article will look at the best and toughest matchups for each position in fantasy football. It also will give you five players whose fantasy value is on the rise.
NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Wide receivers
Adam Rank breaks down which wide receivers you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 8 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
Michael F. Florio's Week 7 fantasy football sleepers
Byes are in play and sleepers might well be needed to wake up your squad. Michael F. Florio has you covered with fantasy football sleepers for Week 7.
NFL's best deep threats: DK Metcalf, Michael Gallup lead top 10
Who are the best deep threats in the NFL right now? Nick Shook reveals his top 10, a list that includes three rookies.
Can't-Miss Play: Derek Carr cooks up 61-YARD TD launch to Henry Ruggs III
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr completes a 61-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Henry Ruggs III.
Henry Ruggs III torches Ravens for clutch 37-yard gain on third-and-long
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III torches the Baltimore Ravens defense for a clutch 37-yard gain on third-and-long.
Raiders to watch in Week 1 | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down who he's excited to watch in the Las Vegas Raiders' Week 1 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens.
James Palmer: One Raiders rookie who's 'turned some heads' so far in training camp
NFL Network's James Palmer details what he's seen at Las Vegas Raiders training camp practice.
Henry Ruggs III: I'm more comfortable now after 'thinking too much' as rookie
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III joins NFL Network's James Jones and Andrew Siciliano for an interview after training camp practice.
Three players who must take next step in 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's David Carr, Brian Baldinger, and Mike Giardi share three players who must take next step in 2021.
David Pollack: One advantage Jaylen Waddle has over Henry Ruggs III as a draft prospect
ESPN college football analyst David Pollack reveals one advantage Jaylen Waddle has over Henry Ruggs III as a draft prospect,
Alabama or LSU: Which WR group from '20-21 drafts would you take?
Alabama or LSU: Which wide receiver group from 2020-2021 drafts would you take?
'GMFB' crew debates best all-around athlete in the NFL
The "Good Morning Football" crew debates who the NFL's best all-around athlete is.
Nick Shook reveals his AFC West rookie grades
NFL.com writer Nick Shook reveals his AFC West rookie grades.
Henry Ruggs weighs in on Derek Carr trade rumors
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs weighs in on quarterback Derek Carr trade rumors.
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.
Top rookie plays of the year | 2020 season
Watch the top rookie plays during the NFL 2020 season.
Henry Ruggs III highlights | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of Las Vegas Raiders rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs III from the 2020 NFL season.
Derek Carr pinpoints Henry Ruggs III on deep comeback route
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III runs a comeback route to grab a pass from quarterback Derek Carr against the Denver Broncos.
Top 15 fantasy plays | Week 13
Here are the top 15 highest-scoring fantasy plays from Week 13 of the 2020 season.
Top 5 connections by air-distance yards | Week 13
Check out the Top 5 longest throws (by air distance) from Week 13, according to Next Gen Stats.
Henry Ruggs III, Jon Gruden break down Raiders' game-winning play
Las Vegas WR Henry Ruggs III and head coach Jon Gruden discuss the Raiders' game-winning play vs. New York Jets.
Can't-Miss Play: Ruggs III hauls in 46-YARD game-winning TD bomb
Can't-Miss Play: Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III hauls in a 46-yard game-winning touchdown bomb from quarterback Derek Carr.
Carr throws a strike to Ruggs for 19 yards
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws a strike to wide receiver Henry Ruggs for a 19 yard gain.
Can't-Miss Play: Ruggs III wins contested pass for stellar fourth-down grab
Can't-Miss Play: Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III wins a contested pass for a stellar fourth-down grab against the Atlanta Falcons.