Yearly Archives: 2009

Russell Breakout, Garcia Out

Forgot about it. Jeff Garcia doesn’t want to be a Raider. He asked for his release. He wasn’t content behind Russell. He wasn’t comfortable being a mentor. He wasn’t any more talented than Charlie Frye or Bruce Gradkowski. He is

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Game Analysis Week 3: Broncos 23, Raiders 3

I went and re-watched the game courtesy of NFL.com. I decided to write tally marks for each play a player made, good and bad. Below are my totals. I realize there is some subjectivity, but it isn’t that hard to

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Postgame Posture: Head Between Knees

Denver Domination. They beat the Raiders in just about every way possible. Interesting observations abound from the Black Hole. 1) The defense never did adjust to the Denver offense. The Broncos spread the field and lined Marshall up in the

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Black Hole Tweets Podcast

Raiders Blog is going to the game. Black Hole seats for Chris. Follow all the action here on the blog and on Twitter. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Black Hole Tweets

Raiders Blog is going to the game. Black Hole! Sec 105 Row 4 Are you ready for a some black hole tweets and photos? Follow me @raidersblog or click here. I’ll be posting photos to Twitpic. -Chris

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Matchup: Mario, Michael, & McFadden

Any Russell talk would just be beating a dead horse. The horses the Raiders face this weekend are alive and well, sitting at 2-0 and one win away from an early division lead. What else ails the Raiders? There are

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Director of Dominance: Mike Nolan?

How good is the Bronco defense? They have played extremely well the first two games. The resurrection has been accomplished with generally inferior talent and aging super stars such as Champ Bailey. So what is new? Defensive Coordinator Mike Nolan,

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Postgame Pontification: Russell Realization

Remember all the preseason predictions? We all had a couple. How many yards for JaMarcus Russell I asked. How many wins is a question we usually can’t resist before a single regular season game has been played. One other prediction

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Gallery: Broken Fibula

Gallery has told reporters he has a broken fibula. If there is no tissue damage, the heal time is approx 6-8 weeks followed by some physical therapy. If there is tissue damagem he will need surgery and is likely done

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Pregame Podcast 2009: Game 2 Raiders @ Chiefs

Key Matchups for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. Live game chat during the game tomorrow and of course also will be tweeting @Raidersblog. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Twitter

  • Wade Phillips is a great coach. Might be best personnel he's had in 30 years as a coach as well. Expectations will be high for Broncos D.
    about 5 mins ago
  • RT @RapSheet: Wade Phillips tells me the #Broncos have hired him to be defensive coordinator. “I’m excited about it.” Then he went to go ce…
    about 8 mins ago
  • RT @caplannfl: #Raiders are expected to hire Stetson OL coach Tim Holt as asst OL coach, source said. He worked with OL coach Mike Tice pre…
    about 45 mins ago
  • #GeepGeep
    about 4 hours ago
  • MJD only had 43 carries. Raiders don't have any money issues. Can let him compete and see how he looks in preseason. They need backs.
    about 4 hours ago