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Our friends from Silver and Black Pride help preview our Week 2 matchup in Vegas

NFL: Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

We’ll continue a series of opponent preview posts for the New Orleans Saints opponents in 2020. Next, we’ll look at the highly-anticipated home opening of the Las Vegas Raiders in their new stadium. Our friends over at Silver and Black Pride took some time to give us Saints fans the scoop on the relocated Raider Nation.

NFL: Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Week 2: at the Las Vegas Raiders

Notable free agent additions:

Linebacker Cory Littleon, linebacker Cory Kwiatkoski, defensive tackle Maileik Collins, quarterback Marcus Mariota

Over/Under:

10 wins — Under. This team won four games in 2018 and seven in 2019. If they get to nine wins, that would be nice progress and it would likely be enough for them to get into the playoff hunt.

Most exciting rookie:

Amik Robertson. This fourth-round pick can be a steal.

Position battle to keep an eye on:

CB playing rotation, There are lot of young players that may develop quickly.

Biggest storyline heading into training camp:

Derek Carr’s growth. If he doesn’t make big strides, especially with a better supporting cast, his future will be talked about again next offseason.

Under-the-radar storyline heading into training camp:

icking competition. Daniel Carlson struggled last year. Rookie Dominik Eberle has a chance to win the job,

Notable injuries heading into training camp:

Raiders are pretty healthy.


So what says you, you unbiased Saints fans? Can the Saints notch the first win in the Raiders new stadium? Vote in the poll. Explain in the comments. Make sure you follow Canal Street Chronicles on Twitter at @SaintsCSC, “Like” us on Facebook at Canal Street Chronicles, and make sure you’re subscribed to our new YouTube channel. As always, you can follow me on Twitter @ChrisDunnells.

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