Yearly Archives: 2009

Can Russell Avoid Bust Status?

There has been a lot of negativity in Raider Nation lately. Who can blame them? They feeling slighted after the first four games. After an offseason of hope and improvement and a first game that everyone considered a moral victory,

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Houston Hangover: A History

What is happening to the Oakland Raiders? Six years is more than enough time to rebuild a team especially with a few top draft picks. After drafting a quarterback. runningback and receiver high in the first-round the last three years,

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9 Drops, No Blocks

As badly as the fans want to blame JaMarcus Russell for the things that are wrong with the Raiders, it just can’t be completely put on his shoulders. I’ve been forced to defend Russell against unwarranted criticism. Obviously, some of

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Game 4 Preview: @ Texans

A huge early game for both teams. The Texans lost to the Jets, defeated the Titans Ina shootout and were in another shootout losing to the Jags in week 3. One thing is absolutely true. The Titans run defense is

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Garcia’s Harsh Words

Garcia comments about the Raiders culture and JaMarcus Russell with Chris Myers of Fox Sports Radio. Transcript Here Listen Here

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Friday Quick Hits

1. Chaz "X-Ray" Schilens will not play Sunday. Looks like the foot is taking longer to heal than the Raiders expected. Not a good sign for Raiders passing game. At what point do the Raiders stop relying on rookie receivers

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Poll: Russell’s Business

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Source: Russell Gets Drunk on Saturday Nights

Just received some info about JaMarcus. Has a habit of going to the club on Saturday night and getting drunk. Trying to get details. Source: If there is a rapper playing in the city, JaMarcus is there. He goes to

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Nicknames

Have we been wrong to worry about the product on the field? Maybe the Raiders haven’t been great because the current Raiders lack creative and descriptive nicknames. In the past the Raiders great nicknames include: The Snake The Assassin Ghost

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Justin Miller Returns

According to Thomas Howard, Justin Miller will be back to return kicks for the Raiders this week. Rankin received two weeks. Holland received one week. Looks like the Raiders think they lack some explosiveness on kickoff returns without Nick Miller

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Twitter

  • Comparing situation, not the player. https://t.co/NufXN1whSd
    about 51 mins ago
  • Some team is going to benefit from Ray's fall in my opinion. Was polarizing even before Marijuana arrest.
    about 54 mins ago
  • RT @MoveTheSticks: Talking to a couple execs about Shane Ray...the citation isn't the real issue, it's the timing. Week of the draft??
    about 56 mins ago
  • @ArifHasanNFL Could also be smoke.
    about 1 hour ago
  • Remember when a positive Marijuana test dropped Justin Houston to the third round? Good times.
    about 1 hour ago