CHICAGO – Aldon Smith hasn’t been a Raider long. The former 49ers edge rusher signed with the Silver and Black on Sept. 11, just two days before opening the season against Cincinnati.
There are a handful of key players to watch on both sides as the Raiders gun for their first 3-1 st
CHICAGO – Raiders edge rusher Khalil Mack does most everything well. He’s excellent against the run, bullish against pass protectors and surprisingly agile in coverage.
ALAMEDA –- TJ Carrie hadn’t played safety since high school, so his hesitance was understandable when he was asked to do so at the NFL level.
ALAMEDA –- Defensive tackle Justin Ellis was a full participant in Thursday’s Raiders practice and, barring a setback with his sprained left ankle, he will play in Sunday’s game against the Chicag