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Three Questions About the Raiders as Training Camp Gets Closer

A 4-12 season in Jon Gruden’s first back with the Raiders was not exactly the way fans saw things going when ‘Chucky’ announced he was returning to the sidelines. The team simply didn’t compete in 2018, and it showed with lackluster play way too often. The fans are anxious for 2019 to start, and if […]

Why Are the Raiders Working Out Top QB Prospect Kyler Murray?

The news on Monday took the NFL by storm, as it broke that the Oakland Raiders, a team already chock full of quarterbacks, is working out top draft prospect Kyler Murray. One would think that the Raiders, who already have declared Derek Carr as their starter at quarterback in 2019, are playing with fire and […]

Count Skip Bayless as a Huge Fan of the Hire of New Raiders Coach Jon Gruden

There’s one big fan of the Raiders hire of coach Jon Gruden among many who took to his show today to talk about it, and that’s Skip Bayless of Fox Sports. On the show “Undisputed” with Shannon Sharpe, Bayless said Gruden to Oakland is a perfect fit for both he and the team as they […]

Is Marshawn Lynch the Raiders Missing Piece in a Run at a Super Bowl?

The Raiders run game is going to have a very different look in 2017, as the team this offseason went out and grabbed retired bruiser Marshawn Lynch to come back to revamp the Oakland rush attack. Last season Oakland was led in their run game by Latavius Murray, who left this past offseason to go […]

Raiders Make the List of Teams That Can Upset the Patriots for the Super Bowl in 2018

We all know how good the champion New England Patriots are, and people are picking the Pats to once again take home the Lombardi Trophy in February of 2018. While the Pats are the favorites, NFL.com has a piece out about six teams that have a legit chance to unseat the champions from 2017, and […]

Costly Win.. Now What ?!?

Saturday’s 33-25 victory over the Indianapolis Colts should have been a celebration of another Raiders victory in what has been the most exciting Oakland season in years.  Instead, the team and fans are left pondering the next step as the Raider’s star QB (and possible league MVP) Derek Carr suffered a broken fibula in the […]

How Del Rio and the Raiders Have Become a Dangerous Team in the AFC

Five weeks into the 2016 NFL season and the Oakland Raiders have suddenly have the look of a winner. Last season the club started out 4-3, but then a three-game losing streak halted chatter of the postseason, and eventually the team ended 7-9. This season has started even better, as with Derek Carr and the […]

Are the Raiders Paper Tigers in 2016??

Webster’s dictionary defines a paper tiger as  “one that is outwardly powerful or dangerous but inwardly weak or ineffectual”   Is this a fair representation of the 2016 Oakland Raiders?  Certainly looking at the team on paper, they look like a team that has improved greatly in the offseason. This season The Raiders look like they are headed towards […]