The Raiders are hopeful to bring major NFL events and not just their franchise to Las Vegas when the team relocated to southern Nevada in 2020.
Las Vegas is one of several cities vying to host the NFL Draft in the coming years. The league is set to vote on host sites for the draft in 2019 and 2020 during the upcoming league meetings beginning Tuesday in Atlanta. With the Raiders set to move into a new stadium in 2020 and the Vegas Golden Knights being wildly successful in their first season in the NHL, earning a spot in the upcoming Stanley Cup Final, Raiders team president Marc Badain believes concerns about Las Vegas’ ability to be a strong host for events of major sports leagues is no longer relevant.
When Sherman went down with a torn Achilles last season, Griffin stayed on the right side of the defense with Byron Maxwell taking over as the starter at left Womens Tim Hardaway Jersey cornerback. In Maxwell’s first stint with the Seahawks, he played right cornerback opposite Sherman. Moving Griffin to the left side would allow Maxwell to move back to the right cornerback spot he’s more accustomed to.
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Additionally, fifth-round pick Tre Flowers is also working on the right side as he makes the conversion from college safety to cornerback.
This year, Garrett wants things to be different.
Garrett says he’s working on his conditioning with the specific goal of being able to remain fresh into the fourth quarter even if he plays every snap on defense.
I wanted to get in better shape, so I can be out there and make plays, create turnovers, Garrett told the Akron Beacon Journal.
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Garrett played 52 of 59 snaps in Week 17, and he said he’s hoping to play about that much every week this season.