The Las Vegas Raiders have gotten out to a 3-2 start to the 2020 NFL season, and these four players have been a pleasant surprise.
The Las Vegas Raiders enter their bye week at a record of 3-2 coming off a big win over the Kansas City Chiefs. While the season has certainly been a roller coaster so far, as the team has looked great on occasion, and below average on others, going into the bye with that record after a tough schedule is a good thing.
Las Vegas opened the year with two straight wins, including one at home that shocked the NFL landscape in primetime, a drubbing of the New Orleans Saints. From there, injuries and inconsistent play haunted them, losing two crucial matchups against the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots, two teams they could battle with in terms of a Wild Card spot down the road.
Still, the win against the Chiefs is one you can certainly build on, and the hope is that they can get healthy during the bye week. This season, the stars for the team have played well, including Derek Carr, Josh Jacobs, and Darren Waller, and the team will need them to continue to trend that way moving forward.
However, there have been some unsung heroes that have sprung up so far this season, and the team wouldn’t have the success they have had without them so far. Here are four players who have played surprisingly well in 2020.