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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 […]

King: Can the Raiders Live Up to the Preseason Hype from the National Media?

The Raiders are getting set to open camp, and the biggest question about the team is going to be how will the team will perform as a club that is on the rise in the AFC? Today Peter King of SI in his ‘Monday Morning QB’ column wrote about the Raiders, and had the following […]

Viva Las Vegas (Raiders)..

Well, now that the Chargers have decided to move to LA for the 2017 season, a new option for the Raiders has now come up.. According to a recent report on Yardbarker.com,  Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis just spent a visit with Sheldon Adelson,  CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which is the parent company […]

Raiders top Chargers 23 to 20 (OT) in Woodson’s Last Home Game

In a thrilling overtime victory, the Oakland Raiders defeated the San Diego Charges 23 to 20 in Oakland Thursday night.  The game marked the final home game for Raiders safety Charles Woodson who will retire at the end of the season after 18 years in the NFL.  The game may also have been the last […]

Raiders Can’t Stop Brown, Fall to Steelers In Final Seconds 38-35

The Raiders seemed to overcome all day, yet in the end couldn’t stop Steelers WR Antonio Brown in the final minute, and lost a tough to swallow game in Pittsburgh Sunday 38-35. Chris Boswell hit an 18-yard field goal with four seconds left to win the game for the Steelers, who lost QB Ben Roethlisberger […]

Raiders Move Over .500; Top Jets 34-20 Behind Four TD Passes By Carr

The Raiders look like a whole new team, and now at 4-3 they have squarely put the rest of the NFL on notice – don’t underestimate us. Sunday at home against the New York Jets, it was again their young QB on display, as second-year QB David Carr threw four touchdowns and 333 yards in […]

Huge Day For Carr Leads Raiders to 37-33 Win Over Ravens

A week after a forgettable loss that looked like the Raiders fans have become sadly accustomed to seeing, the Raiders had the bounce back game of a lifetime Sunday, topping the Baltimore Ravens 37-33 at home. The Raiders played the aggressor all day, and QB Derek Carr overcame a late interception in a tie game […]

NFL Week One Preview – Cincinnati Bengals at Oakland Raiders

With a fresh new contract in hand, A.J. Green and the Bengals get set for their opener in Oakland Sunday against the Raiders and new head coach Jack Del Rio. Green was given a four-year deal Friday worth a reported $60 million. While he and Andy Dalton have been a dynamic duo for the Bengals, […]