NAPA — For the much-ballyhooed 2016 Raiders season, it’s officially time to talk about football.
“Buzz? We play a little buzz coverage,” Raiders coach Jack Del Rio deadpanned after his team had completed its first full day of training camp Friday at its Napa Valley facility.
Del Rio knew what the question meant, however. The Raiders have been one of the NFL’s offseason darlings, praised by pundits for their transactions and their potential after a 7-9 season in 2015.
“The Raiders are on the uptick,” said Steve Mariucci, a