Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders
AFC West | 7-9-0
Avg PTS
19.6
Rank: 25th
Avg Yds
375.2
Rank: 12th
Avg PYds
256.9
Rank: 13th
Avg RYds
118.3
Rank: 12th
Loading...
Posted 3/26/2020 12:21 am UTC
Free-agent WR Nelson Agholor (Eagles) officially signed with the Las Vegas Raiders Wednesday, March 25. Official terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Huddle Up: Agholor could be a top-three receiver for the Raiders season but is coming off a disappointing 2019 season. He may only be a late round option in deeper leagues.
Loading...
Posted 3/21/2020 6:58 pm UTC
Free-agent WR Nelson Agholor (Eagles) on Saturday, March 21, agreed to a one-year deal with the Las Vegas Raiders, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Agholor is coming off his least-productive season (39-363-3) in the last three years but joins a Raiders WR group that is lacking talent and depth outside of Tyrell Williams and Hunter Renfrow.
Loading...
Posted 3/17/2020 8:02 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys impending free-agent TE Jason Witten reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Las Vegas Raiders, according to a source Tuesday, March 17. Witten can earn up to $4.75 million in 2020.
Huddle Up: Witten's role is unknown, as Darren Waller is coming off a 1,145-yard breakout 2019 campaign. Waller could move to wide receiver for the 2020 season to open up more snaps for Witten, but the veteran won't be an option as anything more than TE2 to begin the season.
Loading...
Posted 3/17/2020 5:12 pm UTC
Los Angeles Rams impending free-agent LB Cory Littleton (Rams) agreed to a three-year deal worth up to $36 million with the Las Vegas Raiders Tuesday, March 17.
Huddle Up: Littleton was fifth in fantasy points at the linebacker position, and he'll remain a midrange or upper-middle LB1 option in IDP leagues.
Loading...
Posted 3/06/2020 7:44 pm UTC
Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota, a pending free agent, is drawing interest from the Las Vegas Raiders, likely to serve as a backup to Derek Carr. Mariota has been a favorite of Raider general manager Mike Mayock.
Huddle Up: The Tom Brady-to-Vegas rumor mill seems to have died down of late, and the Raiders adding a cheaper QB who could conceivably push Carr or take over if he struggles might be the route Las Vegas takes this offseason.
Loading...
Posted 3/03/2020 8:48 pm UTC
Las Vegas Raiders RB Josh Jacobs is expected to be used more heavily in the passing game in 2020, according to general manager Mike Mayock.
Huddle Up: This would cement Jacobs' status as an RB1 in all fantasy formats. He rushed for 1,150 yards and seven touchdowns as a rookie, but caught 20 of just 27 targets for 166 yards.
Loading...
Posted 2/28/2020 6:08 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten, an impending free agent, would be welcomed back to the team by owner Jerry Jones. 'I feel strongly he wants to play, and I think he can play,' Jones said. 'I would hope that he would not ever be anything but a Cowboy. It's meaningful. He's in the tops right there. I do think he can play. As I sit here right now I think he can make a real contribution to the Cowboys.'
Huddle Up: Even at 37, some may not realize Witten finished as a back-end TE1 last season (11th in PPR, 12th in standard total fantasy points), catching 63 of 87 targets for 560 yards. But whether he re-signs in Big D or moves on, the safe bet is that Witten's TE1 days are now done.
Loading...
Posted 2/27/2020 7:28 pm UTC
Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr on Thursday, Feb. 27, drew praise from head coach Jon Gruden. 'Consistent on what I have said. I really think Derek is a heck of a player,' Gruden said. 'And I have a lot of respect for what he has done and with some tough circumstances. So I'm not going answer every media rumor out there -- just can't do it. I'm just going to listen to my Sirius rock 'n roll classic vinyl and keep working. But I love what Derek Carr did, love what he brings to our team and anxious to continue to build around him.'
Huddle Up: Carr hit career season highs for passing yards (4,054) and completion percentage (70.4) in 2019, but only threw for 21 TDs. We'll have to see where he winds up for 2020, but if its back with the Raiders, consider him a QB2 for fantasy.
Loading...
Posted 2/27/2020 6:04 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders WR Tyrell Williams (foot) recently told head coach Jon Gruden that he was close to 100 percent recovered from the plantar fasciitis he dealt with last season, Gruden said Thursday, Feb. 27.
Huddle Up: Williams started 2019 on fire with a touchdown catch and at least 11.9 PPR points in each of his first five games played but only reached those standards once in his final nine contests as his foot issues really began to take their toll. Don't be surprised if the Raiders add another wideout this offseason and Williams becomes more of a WR3/4 fantasy option.
Loading...
Posted 2/24/2020 4:04 am UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Josh Jacobs will have a larger role in the passing game in 2020, in the opinion of Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com.
Huddle Up: Jacobs lived up to the hype as a rookie, rushing for 1,150 yards and seven touchdowns in 13 games. Even if his role in the passing game remains stagnant, he will still be a low-end RB1 candidate in 2020.
Loading...
Posted 2/21/2020 9:05 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders WR Tyrell Williams (foot) is making good progress in his recovery from the plantar fasciitis he dealt with in both of his feet, according to sources.
Huddle Up: Williams had a great start to the 2019 season but had some problems during the final month of the season. He should be one of the starting receivers for the Raiders next season and could be a No. 3 receiver in some fantasy leagues.
Loading...
Posted 2/20/2020 6:24 pm UTC
Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr recently posted an photo on Instagram of himself talking with Chicago Bears DL Khalil Mack following a game last season, and the post is part of speculation that Carr could be traded to the Bears this offseason and reunited with Mack.
Huddle Up: The Bears have said they expect Mitchell Trubisky to be their 2020 starter, but they also said he could have competition in the QB room, and Carr would certainly provide as much. Stay tuned ...
Loading...
Posted 2/07/2020 4:04 am UTC
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr had a 112.6 quarterback rating when targeting WR Tyrell Williams in 2019, the highest rating to any receiver in his career.
Huddle Up: Williams slowed dramatically after a hot start to the year, but he was still the most dangerous deep threat for the passing attack. His big-play ability gives him WR3 potential in standard leagues, but Williams' style is a better fit for best-ball formats.
Loading...
Posted 2/06/2020 5:53 pm UTC
Las Vegas Raiders RB Josh Jacobs was the highest-graded rookie running back in the league during the 2019 season according to Pro Football Focus.
Huddle Up: Jacobs missed three games with a shoulder fracture but played through the pain in a number of other contests and finished 12th among all backs with 13.4 fantasy points per game. His shoulder should be fully healed next season, and that puts him at the back end of the RB1 conversation for 2020.
Loading...
Posted 2/06/2020 12:34 am UTC
Oakland Raiders TE Darren Waller's $7.28 million base salary for 2020 became fully guaranteed Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Huddle Up: Waller was a breakout fantasy player this season and should be a main option in the passing game again next season. He can be considered a No. 1 tight end in all leagues in 2020.
Loading...
Posted 2/05/2020 11:33 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders WR Tyrell Williams' $11 million base salary for 2020 became full guaranteed Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Huddle Up: Williams posted 651 yards and six touchdowns in 14 regular season games and likely will be one of the starting receivers again next season. He has a chance to be a No. 3 in fantasy leagues.
Loading...
Posted 2/05/2020 9:57 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr had $2.9 million of his $18.9 million base salary for 2020 guaranteed Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Huddle Up: Carr's status with the Raiders is still uncertain, so fantasy players will need to keep an eye on his status during the offseason. He posted decent numbers this past season but should only be a No. 2 quarterback in fantasy league in 2020.
Loading...
Posted 2/05/2020 7:22 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Raiders Wednesday, Feb. 5, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Huddle Up: Richard has been used mostly as a receiver out of the backfield over the last few seasons and should have a similar role in 2020. He can be rostered in point-per-reception leagues but is not a weekly starting option.
Loading...
Posted 2/03/2020 8:47 pm UTC
Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WR Nelson Agholor is not expected to re-sign with the Eagles this offseason.
Huddle Up: Agholor is coming off a disappointing 2019 season and has been held to under 375 yards in three of his five yards in the NFL. He should be able to find a new team in free agency but probably can be avoided in fantasy leagues.
Loading...
Posted 2/01/2020 5:49 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten, a pending free agent, said Saturday he remains undecided on retirement and is realistic about possibly finishing his career with another team.
Huddle Up: The future Hall of Famer did finish 12th among fantasy tight ends (76.9 total points) last season at age 37, but his TE1 days are behind him, and it's hard to imagine him starting over with another team if the Cowboys don't bring him back.
Loading...
Posted 1/24/2020 2:56 am UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Josh Jacobs led all running backs with 69 broken tackles in the 2019 season, according to Pro Football Focus.
Huddle Up: Jacobs accomplished the feat despite playing just 13 games, and the rookie wasted no time establishing himself as a true workhorse back. After averaging more than 100 yards from scrimmage per game in his debut campaign, he should enter 2020 as a RB1 candidate.
Loading...
Posted 1/23/2020 6:49 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is tiring of the quarterback rumors surrounding the team -- the latest resulting from a photo taken of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, a pending free agent, and Raiders owner Mark Davis talking at Jan. 18 UFC fight in Las Vegas. 'C'mon man, when's it going to end?' Carr asked.
Huddle Up: Carr, who set career highs in passing yards (4,054) and completion percentage (70.4) in 2019, is entering the third year of a five-year, $125 million contract but his release would save the Raiders $16.5 million against the 2020 salary cap. It's likely he sticks with the Raiders for another season -- the franchise's first in Las Vegas -- but he remains an up-and-down QB2 for fantasy purposes.
Loading...
Posted 1/14/2020 2:13 am UTC
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is scheduled to count $21.5 million against the 2020 salary cap, and releasing him would save the Raiders $16.5 million after a $5 million charge for dead money. Previous reports have placed the odds of Carr's return at 70 percent.
Huddle Up: The move to Las Vegas could mean keeping Carr for one more chance to prove he can be a franchise quarterback. Starting fresh for a new starter in Jon Gruden's offense in the first season in Sin City isn't the ideal way to put the best foot forward. Carr is an erratic No. 2 quarterback in 2020 fantasy drafts based on potential alone.
Loading...
Posted 1/06/2020 10:11 pm UTC
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor (knee) is scheduled to meet with a specialist to have his injured knee examined. He hopes to avoid surgery this offseason.
Huddle Up: Agholor will be a free agent this offseason, so he may be on a new team in 2020. He could be a late-round option in fantasy drafts next season depending on his situation.
Loading...
Posted 1/03/2020 8:32 pm UTC
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 3, and has been ruled out for the Wild Card playoff game.
Huddle Up: Greg Ward Jr. will continue to be the main receiver for the Eagles with Agholor sidelined and could be at least a flex option in fantasy leagues.
Loading...
Posted 1/03/2020 5:46 am UTC
Oakland Raiders WR Hunter Renfrow had 23 receptions for 344 yards and three touchdowns on third downs during his rookie season, and 70 percent of those catches resulted in first downs. Head coach John Gruden called Renfrow a 'special' player after he closed the year with 13 catches and 209 yards over the final two weeks.
Huddle Up: There are a lot of question marks for the Raiders entering 2020, but Renfrow appears entrenched in the slot and could muster some real fantasy appeal, particularly in PPR leagues.
Loading...
Posted 1/02/2020 10:13 pm UTC
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor (knee) didn't participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 2.
Huddle Up: Agholor hasn't played since Week 13 and won't be worth any fantasy consideration if he's able to return at this point.
Loading...
Posted 1/01/2020 8:46 pm UTC
Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 1.
Huddle Up: Agholor has missed the last several games and may not be able to play in the Wild Card playoff game. Fantasy players probably should avoid Agholor this week even if he is active for the game.
Loading...
Posted 12/30/2019 10:52 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders TE Darren Waller (thumb) underwent thumb surgery Monday, Dec. 30.
Huddle Up: Waller finished the season with 90 receptions, 1,145 yards and three touchdowns. He may miss some offseason workouts because of the surgery but should be ready for training camp. He will be a solid No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues next season.
Loading...
Posted 12/28/2019 9:03 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Josh Jacobs (shoulder) was downgraded to out Saturday, Dec. 28, for the game Sunday, Dec. 29, against the Denver Broncos.
Huddle Up: It's a big, but expected, blow for the Raiders who must win Sunday in order to have any chance at a postseason berth. RB DeAndre Washington is a must-start RB2.
REAL TALK
If you want to win your league, use The Huddle. It’s that simple.

Paul Friel

WCOFF $200,000 Champion

I have been a member of The Huddle for 9 years. I find The Huddle’s information very helpful... The Huddle has the best ‘Ease of Schedule’ ranking system I have ever seen.

Kenny Hegmann

Mr. Fantasy Football $35,000 Champion

I’ve been a Huddle member for two years… This year we took everything: points, record, ranking, $$$$$, and the championship! Your timely insights helped us draft and maintain the best team from top to bottom throughout the entire season. Thanks a million and see you next season.

Jerry Mitchell

Newsletter

Sign up for our free newsletter and get great tips and updates.

The Huddle is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America, Fantasy Sports Trade Association and Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

Use of this website constitutes acceptance of its Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

© 2020 THEHUDDLE.COM

Part of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties