No NFL player is more closely linked to his team's home city than Marshawn Lynch. The Raiders RB spent part of his weekend as the leader of a massive bike parade on Saturday in Oakland .
Cooper was the first Raiders player with 1,000+ receiving yards in back-to-back seasons since Jerry Rice (2001-2002), and the first Raiders player in franchise history to do so in his first two NFL seasons.
Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Sunday, December 5, 1999. Raiders beat Seahawks 30-21. Oakland Raiders running back Napoleon Kaufman (26) runs away from Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (96). (AP Photo/Al Golub)
Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Cortez Kennedy (96) rests during an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, in Oakland . The Raiders won the game, 20-17. (AP Photo/Greg Trott)
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (96) and wide receiver Brian Blades (89) look on from the sideline during an NFL game against the Oakland Raiders Oct. 8, 1995, in Oakland , Calif.(Kevin Terrell via AP)
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (96) celebrates Seattle's 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders in the pouring rain in Seattle on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000. (AP Photo/Cheryl Hatch)
Derek Carr isn't fretting about his future in Oakland . After NFL Network's Michael Silver reported Carr has grown frustrated with contract talks, the QB said he knows a deal will get done.
The Raiders' Donald Penn still thinks about slipping on the play that injured quarterback Derek Carr last season. "I'm going to try my hardest to make sure it doesn't happen again," he said.
Seattle Seahawks Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (99) runs in pursuit during an NFL game against the Los Angeles Raiders , Nov. 15, 1998. The Raiders defeated the Seahawks 20-17 at the Los Angeles Coliseum. (AP Photo/NFL Photos/Kevin Terrell)
Ben Roethlisberger's working with a stacked Steelers offense, while Matt Ryan's Falcons boast top-level players across the roster -- but neither is No. 1 on Gil Brandt's list of the 10 most talented teams.
Neither Matthew Stafford nor Jameis Winston cracked the upper half of Ike Taylor's top 100 list, but which former No. 1 pick is a better QB right now? Check out Taylor's latest installment, 51-60.