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Are the Oakland Raiders Rebuilding or Reloading?

With new management in Oakland comes many changes including personnel, schemes, philosophies and even media relations. By nature change tends to make people uneasy. It’s hard to get that comfortable feeling many fans are looking for this time of year

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

Best Case & Worst Case Scenarios For Each Raiders’ Draft Pick

The Raiders aren’t making much noise in free agency and will attempt to build through the draft. Missing are five of their original seven draft selections and in their place are five players that may contribute in 2012. A couple

Posted in 2012 NFL Draft, 2013 NFL Draft, NFL Draft, Offseason 2012 Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

2011 Bold Predictions Revisited

Prediction 1: Matt Shaughnessy will have 10 sacks or more. Result: Shaughnessy played in three games registering 1 sack. There is no way of knowing is Shaughnessy would have made it to 10 sacks and the three games was too

Posted in Offseason 2012, Predictions, Regular Season 2011, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Davis Has Given Jackson Tools For Offensive Success

Can you remember when the Raiders were without a real deep threat? On multiple occasions the Raiders had a roster filled with receivers who could only run in a straight line? The Raiders also had their fair share of divas at

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Free Agency, Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Bush’s Payday Looms

Last Monday night the Raiders secured the current longest win streak inside a division and ended the embarrassing 11-game losing streak in prime time games. After the Oakland Raiders week one victory on MNF one thing is certain: The Raiders are

Posted in Raiders @ Broncos, Regular Season 2011 Tagged with: , , , , ,

20 Bold Predictions 2011

What can you expect of the Raiders this season? More on that in the season preview later this week. This is about bold predictions. We will revist them at the end of the season and see how we did. I

Posted in 2011 Preview, Predictions Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hue’s Bullies Are Meek In Loss

Hue Jackson has been beating a drum this offseason. He wants his team to bully opposing teams. It’s reminiscent of something Mike Singletary would say. Big talk from the coach doesn’t always translate to the team. On Saturday at Candlestick, the Raiders

Posted in Battle of the Bay, Preseason 2011, Raiders @ 49ers, Studs & Duds Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tight End Talk

Panic arose with the loss of Zach Miller, lest we forget from the ashes many times a Phoenix arises. Kevin Boss got his first opportunity after the departure of all-pro tight end Jeremy Shockey from New York. Bringing in Boss

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , , ,

Like A Boss: Kevin Inks Deal

Adam Schefter reports the Raiders agreed to terms with tight end Kevin Boss on a four-year, $16 million contract. The contract includes $8 million in guarantees. Zach Miller will make about twice as much and the production of each will

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, Training Camp 2011 Tagged with: , ,

Raiders Must Target Boss, Veteran Receiver

Although the Oakland Raiders operated a run first offense in 2010 with Darren McFadden rushing for over 1100 yards and coming in third in the NFL with 5.2 yards per carry, it is imperative that the Raiders help Jason Campbell

Posted in 2011 Free Agency, 2011 Preview Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

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