Month: November 2010

Rivers vs. Rookies & Routt

Nnamdi Asomugha went down with a high ankle sprain injury against the Seahawks and when he returned last week against the Dolphins after three weeks of rest he clearly wasn’t himself. Now it appears his ankle is worse than previously

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Morning After Pill: The Davis Doghouse

The aftermath of the Raiders blowout loss at home Sunday was about as ugly as any post game in the past seven seasons. It rivaled Bill Callahan’s “Stupidest Team in America” and Art Shell’s catatonic press conferences towards the end

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The dedicated fans that comprise the Raider Nation make covering the Raiders fun. Thank you! I’m thankful that you keep coming back and reading. I look forward to the blog’s continued growth. Enjoy this time with your family and friends.

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Six Games To Prove It, Three to Lose It

The fans will find out a lot about this Raiders team in the next six weeks, but the fans will know if the Raiders are contenders over the next three weeks. At this point, the Raiders haven’t beaten an opponent

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No Running Game, No Pass Protection, No Win

Jason Campbell or Bruce Gradkowski? The question is worn out and it doesn’t matter than much unless the offensive line can block. They both have deficiencies and strengths. Most solid NFL quarterbacks can have at least moderate success when they

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Are The Raiders For Real?

The Raiders have five wins. The Raiders haven't won six or more games since 2002. There is little doubt this team is better than the ones of the past seven seasons. That's not the question everyone is asking. Are the

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Report: Al Davis Wants Campbell

Steve Corkan of the Contra Costa Times is reporting, according to several sources, that Al Davis has expressed his desire for Jason Campbell to remain the starting quarterback. This was one of the possible scenarios I presented this morning for

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Campbell vs. Gradkowski Debate Rages On

To start the season, few were doubting Jason Campbell’s status as the starting quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. Bruce Gradkowski had supporters, but even they thought it was Campbell’s job to lose. Fast forward six quarters of the season and

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Cable Leaning Campbell

Two blowout victories weren't enough to dislodge Bruce Gradkowski's status as the Raiders starting quarterback. Two blowout victories and a overtime victory may have been enough. Tom Cable said he is leaning toward riding the hot-hand. Presumably the hot-hand is

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Raiders Have FORDitude In Win Over Chiefs

When someone had to step up and make a play for the Raiders, it wasn’t stars Nnamdi Asomugha, Zach Miller, or Louis Murphy. They were all inactive on Sunday. It wasn’t top draft-pick Darrius Heyward-Bey or offensive star Darren McFadden.

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