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Brandon Flowers Could Bolster the Oakland Raiders Depth at Cornerback

With an ankle injury to 2013 first round draft pick D.J. Hayden shining a light on their noticeable lack of depth at cornerback, the Oakland Raiders have a need for a player the caliber of former Kansas City Chief Brandon Flowers.  As ... (Continue reading)

NFL Draft 2014 : The Oakland Raiders Must Draft WR Sammy Watkins

The Oakland Raiders need playmakers on offense and after whiffing on DeSean Jackson, who signed a deal with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, it's clear that the position of greatest need is wide receiver. Fortunately, the 2014 NFL draft is chock ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Week 10: Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns

The Raiders blew a golden opportunity to seize control of their destiny last Sunday with a meltdown in the second half that was almost beautiful in its ugliness.Once Carson Palmer's high pass to Jacoby Ford was tipped and intercepted, nothing ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Week 9: Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns

Week 9 brings a three way tie at the top of the AFC West with the Raiders, Chiefs and Chargers all sitting with a 4-3 mark.The Chargers have beat the Chiefs. The Chiefs have beaten the Raiders; the Raiders play ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Week 3: Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns

Well, that one hurt. I know I'm a little late to the party, but the loss from last week stings no less.We had it. We lost it. Gave it away, really. It wasn't pretty on defense, but the offense was ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Week 2: Pressures, Hurries, and Knockdowns (Pregame Edition)

Hello, folks, and welcome back to my weekly column, Pressures, Hurries and Knockdowns. This season, I will be doing two versions: A pregame spread on Friday that outlines who is under pressure for the upcoming game (plus things we learned ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders 2011 Offseason: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

After the lockout ended, Raider fans felt it was a matter of time before a few things happened:1) We'd lose Nnamdi Asomugha and Michael Huff in free agency.2) We'd re-sign Michael Bush and Zach Miller.3) We would add a veteran ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Some Dos and Don’ts for the 2011 Season

The Rich Eisen is admittedly wasting time with an entertaining but redundant seven-minute segment of detailed analysis on Mark Sanchez's sandwich preferences, you know material is a little thin.The growing popularity of sports writing sites such as B/R has given ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders Defensive Line Shaping Up to Be Something Special in 2011

For the better part of the 2000s, the NFL record run of futility for the better part of a decade, but in 2009 things slowly began to change. The Raiders boldly traded their 2011 first-round pick to the Richard Seymour ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Raiders: Jason Campbell and Richard Seymour Assume Mantle During Lockout

Richard Seymour wanted the guys to feel like they were at home.So to ensure a solid turnout from the Atlanta suburb of Buford, Ga. for an organized team workout set up by he and QB Jason Campbell, Seymour dipped into ... (Continue reading)