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2017 Schedule
6-10, 3rd in AFC West
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Franchise tag predictions for all 32 NFL teams

Which quarterback should the Vikings tag? Are the Steelers likely to franchise Le'Veon Bell for the second straight year? NFL Nation reporters forecast which teams will (or won't) use the tag, and which players are prime candidates.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raiders have issued a statement on Sebastian Janikowski, who will not return to Oakland in 2018.

Will Janikowski look for a new team? (2:04)
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Players who need a change of scenery on every NFL team

Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part ways.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

A year after entering the season with the fourth-hardest strength of schedule, Jon Gruden's Raiders will have the third-easiest SOS in 2018...at least, based on opponents and their combined winning percentage from 2017, per ESPN Stats & Information. With their opponents having a winning percentage of .473 last year, the Raiders are tied with the Bengals and only the Texans (.453) and Titans (.465) have lower SOS's.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Carr is an unabashed Lakers fan. The Raiders quarterback is also, apparently, a recruiter for the Lakers. Or did you miss his plea to LeBron James on Twitter Thursday morning?

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Raiders release starting cornerback Amerson

Starting cornerback David Amerson was released by the Raiders on Monday, two days before his $5.5 million base salary for the 2018 season would have become guaranteed.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Khalil Mack, the 2016 NFL defensive player of the year, took to Twitter to congratulate Aaron Donald for winning the 2017 NFL defensive player of the year award. The question now, then, is who sets the market this offseason with a contract extension? Mack was drafted fifth overall in 2014 by the Raiders while Donald was selected 13th by the Rams.

Team Stats

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