Saturday, August 13

The NFL should step in to help stabilize the Raiders


The Raiders are tied for first in the AFC West but, on days like Monday, they feel a far cry from an organization that doesn’t require serious intervention.

The club released former first-round pick Damon Arnette after the cornerback brandished multiple weapons during a series of videos on social media while threatening to kill someone. NFL Network reported that, during Arnette’s first year in the league, he crashed four rental cars. While it’s not fair to say that the Raiders could see this coming, Arnette’s penchant for eyebrow-raising behavior was available for anyone to read prior to the 2020 draft on various media outlets seeking scouting comment for their rankings. prior to the draft. Most of those rankings had Arnette as a mid-round pick. Las Vegas took him in the first round, a few picks after Henry Ruggs III.




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