Blog Archives

A Deeper Look Into Roster Decisions

This is the time of year where general managers earn their money. They are paid to make the right decisions for the team, whether it’s the most popular one or not. It is also the time of year when fans

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Offseason 2012

Ranking the Oakland Raiders 2012 Offseason Hires

Al Davis carefully planned his estate so his son could retain full control of the team. It will be Mark Davis who leads the team into an era of Raiders football without his legendary father. Mark Davis waited three months before making

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Front Office, Offseason 2012

A Defensive Scheme Mystery

There is always going to be a good debate between fans on how the Raiders should scheme on defense. It really doesn’t matter what side you are on, because there are good arguments for both sides. There has been speculation

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Front Office, Offseason 2012, Uncategorized

McKenzie’s Shortlist

Pete Carmichael Jr. Status: Interviewed 1/13, no longer under consideration Age: 40 Specialty: Offense/Quarterbacks Current Position: Offensive Coordinator, New Orleans Saints Head Coaching Experience: None McKenzie link: unknown Notes: Carmichael has been Sean Payton’s offensive coordinator for many years. He’s

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Front Office, Offseason 2012

What Really Lead To Hue Jackson’s Firing?

Allow me for a moment to walk the Raider Nation through a timeline of Hue Jackson’s tenure with the Raiders. 2010 Al Davis hires Hue Jackson to revamp an offense that hadn’t been good in many years. With the aide of competent

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Al Davis, Hue Jackson, Offseason 2012

McKenzie Hired To Make Tough Decisions

Hue Jackson had been with the Raiders for two years. One as the offensive coordinator and one as the head coach. Both seasons ended with a record of 8-8 and no postseason play. The offense has improved since Hue has gotten

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Offseason 2012

Reggie McKenzie to be Raiders GM

Green Bay Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie will be the Raiders next general manager according to an ESPN report. The Raiders general manager had been owner Al Davis since 1963. Thus a new era of Raiders football begins

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Front Office, Offseason 2012

Twitter

  • I wonder how much Bose paid to be the official headset of the NFL. That's one heck of a sponsorship.
    about 7 hours ago
  • You can't blame my mind for being a little foggy about what has happened in Oakland over the last decade+
    about 7 hours ago
  • @Curtisryan1 Good memory. I've tried to block out the last decade+ for the most part.
    about 7 hours ago
  • @SportsGuyTim Thank you. Was trying to figure it why that stuck in my head.
    about 7 hours ago
  • That's why I remember it. Bruce threw the pass that was DHB's first career TD and it was on Thanksgiving. 24-7 loss.
    about 7 hours ago