Month: September 2010

Studs and Duds From Week 3

Studs Richard Seymour (+8/-1) His hamstring didn’t seem to bother his play. He was applying pressure consistently and was a force stopping the run. The Raiders are paying Seymour elite money this season and can’t be disappointed with his play.

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Houston: Do We Have a Problem?

Not Lamarr Houston, he has been fantastic. This is an email interview I did with Houston Blogger @HouSports, in preparation for the week four matchup in Oakland. There is no real problem, although they do ask about the Raiders problems

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RIP George Blanda

George Blanda has died at age 83. Blanda was one of the all-time greats that will be missed. RIP

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Gameday: Raiders Seek Second Win

The Raiders didn’t show up until the third quarter of the second game. If it wasn’t the Rams, the Raiders could be sitting at 0-2. Instead, the Raiders are 1-1 and seeking back-to-back wins. The switch to Bruce Gradkowski revitalized

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Lamarr Houston Helps Fight Cancer

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Turning Point: Raiders @ Cardinals Preview

The Cardinals, like the Raiders, are 1-1 with the single victory coming at the expense of the lowly St. Louis Rams. In many ways the third game of the season is pivotal for a 1-1 team. This is true for

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Gradkowski Graduates

Bruce Gradkowski is the Raiders new starting quarterback. The majority of fans get what they wanted. There is no denying Gradkowski deserves to start based on his play in the second half of last Sunday’s win against St. Louis and

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The Case For Campbell

Every team and coach dreams of having two great quarterbacks and being forced to decide between them. It isn’t unprecedented. The Falcons once had Michael Vick and Matt Schaub. The Falcons chose unwisely, but they still had two franchise signal

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Studs and Duds From Week 2

It wasn’t pretty, but the Raiders got a win to improve to 1-1. Studs Tommy Kelly and John Henderson Stopping the run was the goal and these two guys were the biggest reason. Henderson’s efforts were almost entirely stopping the

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Gradkowski Ignites Offense, Raiders Win

Bruce Gradkowski started the second half and ignited the Raiders offense, but it took a roughing the passer penalty in the final minutes and superb rushing by Darren McFadden to seal a 16-14 home win. The Raiders were expected to

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