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2018 Schedule
6-10, 3rd in AFC West

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders will have the most miles to travel in the NFL this season with 31,716. The Chargers are second with 30,797 miles, followed by the Seahawks at 29,088 and the Jaguars at 20,359. All four teams play in London this season.

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2018 Oakland Raiders game-by-game predictions

Jon Gruden and the Raiders will face the fourth-easiest schedule in the NFL, but will that be enough for Oakland to get back in the playoff hunt?

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the 2018 Oakland Raiders regular season schedule: WEEK 1 (Sept. 10) vs. Los Angeles Rams, 10:20 p.m. ET; WEEK 2 (Sept. 16) at Denver Broncos, 4:25 p.m. ET; WEEK 3 (Sept. 23) at Miami Dolphins, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 4 (Sept. 30) vs. Cleveland Browns, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 5 (Oct. 7) at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 6 (Oct. 14) vs. Seattle Seahawks at London, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 7 (Oct. 21) Bye week; WEEK 8 (Oct. 28) vs. Indianapolis Colts, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 9 (Nov. 1) at San Francisco 49ers, 8:20 p.m. ET; WEEK 10 (Nov. 11) vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 11 (Nov. 18) at Arizona Cardinals, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 12 (Nov. 25) at Baltimore Ravens, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 13 (Dec. 2) vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 4:05 p.m. ET; WEEK 14 (Dec. 9) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:20 p.m. ET; WEEK 15 (Dec. 16) at Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 p.m. ET; WEEK 16 (Dec. 24) vs. Denver Broncos, 8:15 p.m. ET; WEEK 17 (Dec. 30) at Kansas City Chiefs, 1:00 p.m. ET

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The NFL will announce the 2018 schedule Thursday at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. One Raiders game is already known -- vs. the Seahawks in London on Oct. 14. The rest of Oakland's opponents: HOME (Browns, Colts, Rams, Steelers, Chargers, Chiefs, Broncos) and AWAY (Cincinnati, Arizona, Miami, San Francisco, Baltimore, Los Angeles Chargers, Kansas City, Denver)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders are wishing luck to their future Las Vegas neighbors as the NHL expansion Golden Knights begin their first playoff series in franchise history against another of the Raiders' former neighbors, the Los Angeles Kings.

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Prosecutors: Smith posted .40 BAC at arrest

Prosecutors say former NFL player Aldon Smith had a .40 blood alcohol content when he was arrested last week, which is over five times the legal limit.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders preseason schedule has been released. Week 1: vs. Lions; Week 2: at Los Angeles Rams; Week 3: vs. Packers; Week 4: at Seattle.

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Irvin's tweets stoke feud with ex-Raider King

Raiders linebacker Bruce Irvin tweeted that he has asked to play on the punt return team when Oakland faces the Denver Broncos -- and former Raiders punter Marquette King -- this season. Irvin also tweeted that he's prepared to pay any fines he may incur.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders also announced jersey numbers for their new players. They are...DE Armonty Bryant (98), DL Tank Carradine (96), TE Derek Carrier (85), LS Andrew DePaola (48), OT Breno Giacomini (68), S Marcus Gilchrist (31), CB Senquez Golson (40), CB Leon Hall (29), WR/RS Dwayne Harris (17), QB Josh Johnson (8), LB Emmanuel Lamur (54), RB Doug Martin (28), CB Rashaan Melvin (22), WR Jordy Nelson (82), DB Shaquille Richardson (39), FB Keith Smith (41), P Colby Wadman (6), WR Griff Whalen (13), LB Tahir Whitehead (59), LB Kyle Wilber (58), CB Shareece Wright (35).

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Four Raiders players have changed their respective numbers from last season, including last year's first-round draft pick, the team announced Monday. They are: CB Gareon Conley (from 22 to 21), S Erik Harris (from 41 to 25), DB Darius Hillary (from 31 to 38) and OL Ian Silberman (from 68 to 67).

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders have announced the signings of CB Senquez Golson and DE Armonty Bryant. Both signings would appear to be for depth. Golson, a second-round pick of the Steelers out of Mississippi in 2015, spent the past two seasons on IR with shoulder and foot injuries and on the Buccaneers practice squad. Bryant, meanwhile, was a seventh-round pick of the Browns in 2013 out of East Central University. He has played in 36 career games, four starts, with the Browns and Lions and has 44 tackles, 11.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

QB Johnny Manziel warming up in Austin, Texas, for his final Spring League practice of the week. He'll get around 30-35 snaps Saturday in his first game since Dec. 27, 2015. Scouts from more than half of the NFL's teams have moved through here during the past two days, including two Friday from the Raiders.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Marquette King, who signed with the division rival Broncos six days after the Raiders released him, said he never met Jon Gruden or was told why he was cut. "I just saw him on car commercials and stuff," the former Raiders punter laughed on a conference call with Denver media. "I get to see him two times a year (now)." King also said he did not see the cut coming. "The last few days were definitely different. It felt like—you know how you play those UFC games and you get punched and you're in a daze until you get knocked out? That's what it kind of felt like. It all happened so fast." King was also asked if he thought he was cut because of his on-field celebrations. "Not at all," King said. "The cool thing about the Broncos is the people that work at the Broncos encourage you to be yourself. That is real cool. Players play a lot better when they can let their hair down and be themselves. It's cool. They encourage it. But no, I don't think that's what the reason was. Everybody has their own way of doing things. Maybe that is how they felt they wanted to do things. More power to them.”

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm told that University of Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander is visiting the Bucs today. He visited with the Raiders on Tuesday. The Bucs also met with Alexander in Louisville last month. After bolstering their pass rush during free agency, secondary is a priority for the Bucs in the draft.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards226.916th
Rushing Yards97.125th
Points For18.823rd
Points Against23.320th