Yearly Archives: 2009

Top 10 Reasons The Raiders Aren’t Going To The Playoffs. A Retrospective

As the season comes to a close, the fans have to ask themselves one question. What happened? The answer is a lot of things happened. So in typical year-end style I present to you The Top 10 Reasons The Raiders

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Has Al Davis Given Up On Russell? Cable?

Tom Cable clearly has lost confidence in JaMarcus Russell. So much so that the Raiders are going with Charlie Frye, who couldn’t get the job done in Cleveland. This could be a pivotal decision in the future of the Oakland

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Going Nuclear on JaMarcus

As anyone who reads anything I write, I’ve been pretty even-keeled about my approach to JaMarcus Russell. I’ve managed to stay away from the early hate that he has received in order to give him a chance to succeed before

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Hanson Goes Back To Work

Remember the saga that started in training camp and clouded the first five weeks of the season? Yes. Randy Hanson has been spotted in the Raiders scouting department. Only the Raiders, right? One thing I’d like to point out, the

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Steelers Preview…in HD

The Steelers are prone to getting beat in the air, so we may get to see how much the young receivers have developed this season. Oddly this could be a statement game for Mr. Drop. He scores his first touchdown

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The 48 Hour Raidersblog.tk Giveaway!

Win your choice of a free ticket to this Sunday’s game against the Bengals or one items from the list of eligible items in my Raiders Rewards program. Note: There is a small chance that the ticket will not be

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Gradkowski Named Starter: Can He Help?

The quarterback play can’t get any worse and even a slight bump in production will lead to a more competitive team. Right? Chad Ochocinco may have said it best during his media conference call. What is on the field doesn’t

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Mr. Davis’ Neighborhood

You could easily claim that this Raiders team is lifeless. The Raiders, still a part of the NFL, could barely put up 10 points against one of the leagues weakest teams. That is pretty close to lifeless. However, there are

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Midseason Report Card

Everyone likes to grade at the halfway point, but how do you assign a grade without being too arbitrary? I’ll do two grades. One is based on NFL yardage rankings and the other I will adjust (arbitrarily) based on what

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The Curious Case of Tom Cable

Three wives and various girlfriends. Three allegations: one refuted, one admitted, one cleared by the Alameda police. The Cable man does visit a lot of houses, although usually the cable man sticks to the living room, this particular Cable man

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Twitter

  • @bkissel7 At first I was like, who the heck is William Kissel!
    about 40 mins ago
  • Was Pryor's offense (deliberate manipulation of our eligibility rules) 2.5 worse than Rice's?
    about 42 mins ago
  • Better to compare Goodell's actions to his own actions, not drug suspensions that have little to do with him.
    about 46 mins ago
  • Punishments have never really fit the crime under Goodell's near absolute power to suspend players. Pryor, Roethlisberger, Bountygate.
    about 49 mins ago
  • @L_A_RAIDERS Repeat offender, but probably too harsh in retrospect.
    about 57 mins ago