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Evaluating Reggie McKenzie’s First Year as Raiders’ GM

It has been a disastrous season in Oakland to say the least.  The Raiders' playoff hopes for 2012 are a distant memory.  Injuries have continued to hurt the team.  A former first-round draft pick has been suspended and could possibly ... (Continue reading)

Is Darren McFadden’s Future Still with the Oakland Raiders?

The Oakland Raiders made Darren McFadden their first pick in the 2008 NFL draft. Compared with many of the Raiders' other first-round picks in the decade, McFadden has been the furthest thing from a bust.Out of the draft McFadden signed ... (Continue reading)

Cutting Rolando McClain: Pros and Cons for Oakland Raiders

With the eighth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected Rolando McClain from Alabama, and he has now been released (via ESPN).While McClain has shown flashes of being the star he was in college, he has ... (Continue reading)

Cleaning House: Oakland Raiders Who Should Stay or Go for 2013

After a blowout loss for the third straight week, the Oakland Raiders look like they will not be playing football in Week 18 this season.  While they will likely pull out a few more wins in 2012, it is time ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Are Rushing Issues from the Zone-Blocking Scheme?

Darren McFadden averaged over five yards per carry over the past two seasons while this season he is averaging only three yards per carry.  What happened to "Run DMC"?Most of the blame for Oakland's ground game struggling so far in ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders One Year After the Loss of Al Davis

On October 8, 2011 the Oakland Raiders, and the entire NFL, were shaken up when the owner of the Oakland Raiders, Al Davis, passed away after ruling the Oakland Raiders since 1963. One day after Davis died, the Raiders played their ... (Continue reading)

Athletics Dodge a Bullet as Hanley Ramirez Goes to L.A.

Yesterday, the reports were running wild that Miami Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez could be traded to the Oakland A's, but today, the reports are that he is officially an L.A. Dodger.  Even though the A's were left out of the ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Would a Quarterback Rotation Work?

There has been a lot of talk in New York about the possibility of Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez sharing the role of starting quarterback for the Jets because of their different styles of play, with Sanchez as the pocket ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders’ New Era Continues Trend of Reclamation Projects

The man who made the Oakland Raiders what they are today, Al Davis, was known for giving football players a second, or sometimes third, chance. Davis took on misfits like Ted Hendricks, John Matuszak, Jim Plunkett and many more, and ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor Is in the Right Place at the Wrong Time

The Oakland Raiders have begun their OTAs this week, and for the first time head coach Dennis Allen has his veterans and rookies together on the field.News articles have come out claiming that, despite the signing of Matt Leinart, quarterback ... (Continue reading)