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Oakland vs. San Diego: The Raider Blueprint for Success

 The Oakland Raiders roll into San Diego tonight for a rare Thursday night AFC West showdown with playoff implications hanging in the balance. Both teams are banged up to put it mildly, but even without their most important offensive weapon, ... (Continue reading)

Raiders Fall To Texans as Disappointment Fills the Hearts Of Raider Faithful

In last week’s article, I found the good in a heartbreaking last-second loss to the Arizona Cardinals. This week there is little to be happy about, unless, of course you are a New England Patriots fan. The lackluster Raiders seemed bound ... (Continue reading)

Records Can Be Deceiving: Raiders Have Plenty to Be Excited About

I am sure that every Raiders fan can relate to how my Sunday afternoon ended. There was porch furniture flung into the pool and neighbors that probably thought there was some kind of awful domestic dispute taking place at my house ... (Continue reading)

Raiders Show Flashes, Settle Into Reality

Oakland came out firing on the first drive of tonight's preseason game against the 49ers. Jason Campbell was able to connect with Marcel Reese on a 49-yard strike down the sideline. Darrius Heyward-Bey was thrown at four times, and made ... (Continue reading)

Destination Oakland: Kevin Mawae and T.J. Houshmandzadeh, First Class

Training camp has finally wound down, and with only two preseason games left before the start of the regular season, the Raiders look to be headed in the right direction for the first time in years. Center Samson Satele injured his ... (Continue reading)

Raiders Impressive In Game 2 Vs. Chicago

Saturday night was another breath of fresh air for Raiders fans, as the Raiders won convincingly in Chicago 32-17. Most impressive was the fact that the Raider defense did an exceptional job holding down Chicago's first team offense even without the ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Fans Should Be Concerned

There is a fine line between blind optimism and reality, especially when it comes to the preseason in the National Football League. The Oakland Raiders have made headlines this offseason by staying out of the news for a change.   With ... (Continue reading)

Stepping Up In The Pocket: JaMarcus Russell’s Gameplan For Greatness

The decision not to bench JaMarcus Russell for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles- proved to be a wise one- as Oakland emerged victorious from a memorable brawl at McAfee Coliseum. The difference in JaMarcus Russell's progression through his reads was noticeable. Sure, ... (Continue reading)

Found: Heart and Soul of Oakland Raiders Organization

Praise God! The Oakland Raiders have arrived. Thanks to John Marshall and the entire Oakland Raiders defense for a gutsy performance against the highly acclaimed Philadelphia Eagle offense. Thank you JaMarcus, for making good decisions with the football and using your fullback ... (Continue reading)

Jon Gruden’s Next Head Coaching Job’s First Task: Draft Tim Tebow

Former Bucs and Raiders coach Jon Gruden has settled in to his broadcasting job with noticeable reluctance. The former offensive guru has made no effort to conceal the fact that he wants to return to coaching as soon as possible. In a ... (Continue reading)