The Oakland Raiders are no longer mired in mediocrity thanks to 2016 Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack (52) and quarterback Derek Carr, who has newfound security in both a shiny $125 million contract and in unretired running back Marshawn Lynch with him in the backfield.
The Oakland Raiders are no longer mired in mediocrity thanks to 2016 Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack (52) and quarterback Derek Carr, who has newfound security in both a shiny $125 million contract and in unretired running back Marshawn Lynch with him in the backfield. Ben Margot AP file
The Oakland Raiders are no longer mired in mediocrity thanks to 2016 Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack (52) and quarterback Derek Carr, who has newfound security in both a shiny $125 million contract and in unretired running back Marshawn Lynch with him in the backfield. Ben Margot AP file
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Ailene Voisin, who has been with The Sacramento Bee since 1997, writes columns on a variety of sports, from the NBA, NFL and baseball to local high schools. Voisin previously worked for the San Diego Union, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has been a beat writer covering the Dodgers, Angels and Clippers. Contact her at avoisin@sacbee.com or 916-321-1208. Twitter: @ailene_voisin.