The Raiders concluded training camp on Friday at Allegiant Stadium. A training camp unlike any other, constructed around the constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.
Devoid of preseason games. Devoid of fans.
“It’s been one adaptation after another,” Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden said. “We had to fast-track a lot of these players. And we didn’t even know a lot of these guys.”
Now they do.
With camp complete, Gruden and the Raiders will shift their focus to the finalization of the 53-man roster, which must happen by 1 p.m. Saturday. Then, it’s on to the Sunday, Sept 13, opener against the Carolina Panthers, whom the Raiders play Week 1 at Bank America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Here are five key developments to emerge from training camp: