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Raiders Talk Podcast

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NBCSportsBayArea.com Raiders Insider Scott Bair and Josh Schrock bring you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things Las Vegas Raiders. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members. Check out new episodes all year long!

NBCSportsBayArea.com Raiders Insider Scott Bair and Josh Schrock bring you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things Las Vegas Raiders. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members. Check out new episodes all year long!

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NBCSportsBayArea.com Raiders Insider Scott Bair and Josh Schrock bring you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things Las Vegas Raiders. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members. Check out new episodes all year long!

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English


Episodes

Are Raiders built for long-term success?

8/21/2020
On the last episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock look toward the future and discuss if Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock have built the Silver and Black for long-term success. Thank you for listening to and supporting the Raiders Talk Podcast, it has been our pleasure. (2:30) Gruden, Mayock relationship (8:42) How has Mayock done so far? (15:45) Can Raiders keep up success in NFL Draft? (18:50) Concerns for near future (27:40) Are the Raiders set at QB going...

Duration:00:42:32

Predictions for the Raiders 2020 season

8/18/2020
On this edition of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock look to the future and predict how some Raiders will do this upcoming season. Will Derek Carr upgrade his stats with his new weapons? Will Josh Jacobs improve on his stellar rookie season? Tune in to find out! (1:47) How does offense look so far? (7:42) Can Jacobs get 60 catches this season? (11:45) How successful will Ruggs rookie year be? (15:10) Will Carr improve with his new weapons? (25:40) Who will lead the...

Duration:00:38:46

Five areas Raiders need to improve in 2020

8/11/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a look at areas of concern for the Silver and Black and break down how important it will be for the defense to improve in 2020. Plus, the guys look at some players on offense and defense who could step up their game this season. (3:45) How can Raiders improve their red zone production? (12:15) Can Raiders new linebackers solidify the defense? (18:00) Will Raiders pass rush improve in 2020? (24:53)...

Duration:00:36:00

Raiders training camp primer: Derek Carr entering make-or-break season

7/31/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a deep dive into the quarterback position. They discuss Derek Carr’s time with the Raiders, if he deserves the reputation he has and how he can improve next season. Plus, what does the future hold for Marcus Mariota? (3:07) Is this a make-or-break year for Carr? (8:48) Does Carr deserve reputation he has? (17:19) How can Carr take the next step in 2020 (23:26) Carr’s ranking among starting QBs (33:40)...

Duration:00:44:24

Raiders training camp primer: Dissecting run game, pass game

7/28/2020
On this edition of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock look at the offensive side of the ball for the Raiders to examine the Raiders' passing and rushing attack. They discuss which players are vital for offensive success and look at some under-the-radar guys who could have big years for the Silver and Black. (6:07) Can run game improve in 2020? (9:02) Jacobs 2020 season outlook (15:00) Who can elevate the running game to next level? (21:00) Offensive line key to...

Duration:00:42:20

Raiders training camp primer: Defense

7/24/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock break down the Raiders defense going into the start of training camp. They detail who could emerge as a leader for the group, players fans should watch out for and what the ceiling could be for this year's unit. (3:06) How will defensive line perform in 2020? (7:10) Defensive line X-factor (14:30) Who will lead the linebackers? (20:10) Linebackers to watch out for (23:25) Will Mullen or Abram lead the...

Duration:00:44:19

Raiders mailbag: Expectations for Henry Ruggs, Derek Carr and best-case scenario for 2020

7/21/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock look into the Raiders mailbag and answer some listener questions, including if Marcus Mariota has a chance to start this season and the expectations for the 2020 draft class. Plus, what are the best and worse-case scenarios for the Silver and Black this fall. (2:25) Ruggs signs rookie deal with Raiders (8:41) How is Raiders depth at running back? (13:39) Will no preseason be a good or bad thing? (25:25)...

Duration:00:48:49

Raiders top five position battles entering training camp

7/17/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a look at the Raiders' roster and discuss some potential position battles entering training camp. Plus, will Derek Carr feel the pressure of Marcus Mariota? (3:50) Do Raiders need preseason to decide position battles? (7:09) Can Damon Arnette lock down a starting spot? (17:30) Who will start alongside Abram in secondary? (23:09) How effective will the Raiders pass rush be? (31:50) Will Raiders be able to...

Duration:00:51:43

Javin White discusses Raiders' virtual offseason, Cory Littleton's mentorship

7/14/2020
On the latest episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock are joined by Raiders undrafted free-agent linebacker Javin White. The trio discuss Javin’s time at UNLV, the Raiders' virtual offseason and what the rookie will bring to the Silver and Black. (2:26) Raiders players continue unofficial workouts in Las Vegas (5:15) White reveals the challenges rookies face this offseason (12:24) White relays the excitement in Las Vegas for the Raiders move (15:10) White details...

Duration:00:34:35

The mysterious disappearance that changed a Super Bowl

7/13/2020
Bonus episode of “Sports Uncovered: The mysterious disappearance that changed a Super Bowl.” Be sure to subscribe to Sports Uncovered right now to get future episodes of Sports Uncovered automatically downloaded to your device for free: https://art19.com/shows/sports-uncovered Barret Robbins in his own words—from prison—revealing the real reasons why he disappeared and missed playing in the Raiders’ loss in Super Bowl XXXVII. Guests include: Barret Robbins Tim Brown (Heisman Trophy, Pro...

Duration:00:49:17

Breaking down Barret Robbins' Super Bowl disappearance with Monte Poole

7/10/2020
On this episode of Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock are joined by Monte Poole to discuss the latest Sports Uncovered Podcast, centered around Barret Robbins’ mysterious disappearance. The trio break down the events leading to Robbins’ Mexico trip, the negative affect coach Bill Callahan had on the Raiders and Al Davis’ reaction to the blowout loss. Listen to the Barret Robbins episode of Sports Uncovered here:...

Duration:00:23:12

Raiders Sports Uncovered Preview

7/7/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock are joined by NBC Sports Bay Area Producer Chris Jones to discuss a special upcoming podcast about Super Bowl 37 and the mysterious disappearance of Barret Robbins. The trio describe the efforts made to tell the true story about that week, and help preview some other factors involved in the Raiders' loss to the Buccaneers. Listen to the Barret Robbins episode of Sports Uncovered here:...

Duration:00:19:49

Can Clemson-Raiders connection continue to breed success in 2020?

7/1/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, Matt Connolly of The State joins Scott Bair and Josh Schrock to discuss the Raiders drafting two more Clemson Tigers in Tanner Muse and John Simpson. The trio detail what those two can bring to the Silver and Black, discuss the future of the Clemson-Raiders connection and look back at the rookie years of Hunter Renfrow and Trayvon Mullen. (2:30) What did you think of Muse's draft position? (6:10) Breaking down John Simpson (10:32) What do Clemson...

Duration:00:36:30

Can Amik Robertson make an immediate impact on Raiders' secondary?

6/26/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, Cory Diaz of The News-Star joins Scott Bair and Josh Schrock to discuss fourth-round draft pick Amik Robertson. They examine his time at Louisiana Tech, what motivates him and the impact he will have for the Silver and Black. Plus, Steve Moskowitz stops by to discuss the Raiders move to Las Vegas and how Sin City presents challenges ahead. For more information on Steve Moskowitz, visit www.moskowitzllp.com. (2:20) Reaction to Amik’s draft position (7:56)...

Duration:00:45:27

How Bryan Edwards' South Carolina career forecasts his Raiders impact

6/23/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, Ben Breiner of The State joins Scott Bair and Josh Schrock to discuss Raiders rookie Bryan Edwards' South Carolina career and how he might fit in Jon Gruden's offense. Plus, Scott and Josh look at the status of the skill positions and determine if the Silver and Black are set for years to come. (2:10) What was your reaction to Edwards’ draft slot? (4:00) Did the timing of his injury affect the draft? (5:50) How does Edwards compare to Deebo...

Duration:00:29:23

Can Lynn Bowden's versatility help elevate Raiders offense in 2020?

6/19/2020
Kentucky football writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader Josh Moore joins Scott Bair and Josh Schrock on the latest Raiders Talk Podcast to break down Lynn Bowden Jr. The trio discuss his time with Kentucky, what Bowden can bring to the Silver and Black and how his versatility can take the offense to new heights. (2:50) Reaction to Bowden’s draft slot (5:52) What is the most impressive part of his game? (10:50) How high is Bowden’s football IQ? (20:15) How does Bowden’s fire influence...

Duration:00:42:46

What Damon Arnette's Ohio State career tells us about Raiders future?

6/16/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock are joined by Ohio State football beat writer for The Columbus Dispatch Bill Rabinowitz to discuss the college career of Raiders first-round draft pick Damon Arnette. The trio dive into Arnette's growth during his time with the Buckeyes and discuss what his NFL future holds. (2:09) Was Damon Arnette drafted too high? (5:30) How did Arnette elevate his game in college? (9:13) How does Arnette compare to great Ohio State...

Duration:00:31:04

Deep dive into Henry Ruggs III's Alabama career and what he might do for Raiders

6/12/2020
In this episode of the Raiders Talk Podcast, co-hosts Scott Bair and Josh Schrock are joined by AL.com senior Alabama beat writer Michael Casagrande, who provides great insight on No. 12 overall NFL draft pick Henry Ruggs III, his growth while with the Crimson Tide, what makes him tick and why he’s more than just a speed demon. Then Josh and Scott discuss our takeaways from the interview and what kind of impact Ruggs could have as a rookie with the Raiders. (1:58) Casagrande on Ruggs’...

Duration:00:29:50

Deep dive into Josh Jacobs' excellent rookie season, Raiders' running game

6/9/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, co-hosts Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a deep dive into Josh Jacobs’ excellent rookie season, the Hall of Fame talents he compares well with, what’s next in realizing his vast potential, and how he and the Raiders' run game can be even better in 2020. (2:20) Breaking down Jacobs' rookie year (4:00) How Jacobs was able to play well despite a significant shoulder injury (6:41) State of the Raiders' running back position (11:48) Advanced metrics show...

Duration:00:26:56

Can the 2020 Raiders surge into the postseason as the 2016 team did?

6/5/2020
On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, co-hosts Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a look back at the 2016 Raiders team that last made the playoffs and compare that squad to the talent on this season’s roster, and whether this group can have a similar surge into the postseason. (4:05) Reasons for optimism after 2019 season (5:55) What made the 2016 Raiders squad so good? (7:40) One key stat explains why Derek Carr was so good in 2016 (9:47) Why Carr is viewed differently despite better...

Duration:00:44:41