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Pryor “energizes” team and fans says McKenzie

Speaking on Wendsday to reporters for the first time since training camp in July, Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie made it clear he’s willing to adjust “on the fly” to put the best 53 players on the Raiders roster.¬† Speaking about Terrell Pryor, McKenzie said that “He energizes¬†more than just the fan base, he energizes […]

Raiders Comeback Falls Short: Lose 21-17 to Colts

Good game, just not good enough. I do think the Raiders showed the NFL today they are not the worst team in the NFL by any means, in fact, they are one of the NFLs rising young talents. This young Raider football team are many chances to put this Colt team away and did not […]

Raiders @ Colts Week 1 Preview

Rise up Raider nation! Week 1 is finally here! And the Raiders will be opening up in Indianapolis against Andrew Luck and the Colts. The Raiders are coming off a 4-12 season where they ranked 18 in offense and defense. The Colts were ranked 10 in total offense and 26 in total defense. The Colts […]

Allen: I know the starting QB

The preseason is finally over and the Raiders have finished 1-3 ending with a 22-6 loss in Seattle. Although the Raiders did lose to Seattle, I believe the Raiders did a lot of good things in Seattle. We finally got a chance to see starting defensive tackle Pat Sims and he clearly shined. Pat Sims, […]

Terrelle Pryor to Start Against Seahawks

Good news Raider nation: you will get to see Terrelle Pryor with the first team offense against the Seattle Seahawks. Infact QB Matt Flynn will not play at all and will sit the week out nursing a injury. Dennis Allen did say his decision to sit Flynn had nothing to do with his performace or […]

Bears @ Raiders Preseason Week 3 Preview

Here we go, week 3 of the preseason is underway. As you already know, the third week of the preseason is the closest to a actual football game as you can get. This is a very interesting game for the Raiders as they will be going against new Bears head coach Marc Trestman who was […]

Will the next Tim Brown Please Stand Up?

  Okay, it is safe to say the Raiders have not had a solid number one receiver since Tim Brown wore number 81 and torched opposing defenses. Many, including myself, make the argument for Tim Brown being the third best wide receiver to ever play the game. Brown finished his soon to be hall of […]

DJ Hayden returns to Practice

Welcome back DJ Hayden, now it is time to get to work, because the Raiders need you now more than ever. Raiders first round draft pick DJ Hayden is now officially in full participation in Raiders training camp and has been cleared for contact by team doctors. Hayden’s return comes at perfect timing with the […]