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Dear Adam Schefter: Stop Reporting About the Oakland Raiders

(Satire) Dear Adam Schefter, I don't care if you heard Seabastien Janikowski just had a lap band surgery. I don't care if you heard Richard Seymour's kid just got a D on a test. I don't care if you heard Jason Campbell just named ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Examining the Play of the Team vs. the 49ers

The Raiders had an up-and-down game vs. the 49ers. Here are a few observations:   Offense 1) Jared Veldheer looked decent for his first start He was much better in pass blocking, but got out leveraged at times by Ricky Jean-Francois.  To be honest, he was ... (Continue reading)

JaMarcus Russell: If Only He Was…

JaMarcus Russell is the biggest bust in NFL history. Not exactly a bold statement by any means, but it comes with a certain sadness to declare that. Many fans in East Bay hate the man whom Mel Kiper promised would become ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: First Team Defense Excels, Offense Does Not

The anticipation was mounting. The Raiders fans have read about all this improvement of the offense. We've heard about Darrius Heyward-Bey. Al Davis told us Jason Campbell was the next Jim Plunkett. The concern about the Raiders was the offensive line.  Apparently it was ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Preseason: Five Things To Watch vs. the Dallas Cowboys

The Oakland Raiders 2010 preseason is about to begin. For most players, preseason games don't matter a lick. Just look at the 2008 and 2009 Indianapolis Colts. They finished 1-4 and went on to go 12-4 in the regular season. For the ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Addressing Preseason Questions

I've read around three or four articles in the past few weeks telling us Raider fans that we shouldn't get our hopes up. The problem is that those articles don't provide a lot of factual information on why the team will ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Why National Media Hates Them, Continues to Prove It

  When I heard about former Raiders receiving coach James' Lofton's comments last night, I was disgusted. Lofton said about current Bengal Gibril Wilson, who was flagged for a personal foul penalty during the Hall of Fame Game) "He was a ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Potential Is the Name of the Game

  When Al Davis makes a draft pick, he usually looks at this one quality: potential. Al Davis' problems have stemmed from not finding a consistent quarterback, making horrible free agent signings, and changing coaches with too much frequency. Davis is often insulted ... (Continue reading)

Chris Mortensen: Goes To Raiders Camp

This is a somewhat brief article. I find it very interesting that ESPN sent Mortensen do go to Raiders camp. The thing I'm most looking forward to tomorrow is if Al Davis actually acknowledges (if Davis shows) Mortensen. The Raiders and ESPN ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Profiling the Raider’s Best Lineman

Robert Gallery, entering his seventh NFL season, happens to be the second biggest Raiders bust in the last decade. He was a bust—as a left tackle. When he made the move to left guard three seasons ago, he thrived. Is it any coincidence ... (Continue reading)