2017 Fantasy Football: The Rise of Amari Cooper

We’ve all had our calendars marked for quite some time now, but rest assure Fantasy Football season is here. The mumblings around the office coffee pots across the country has shifted to; clever FF league names, sneaky sleepers and draft values. Before you accept too many league invitations and squander the FF mock draft boards, first let’s acknowledge the year three explosion from Oakland Raiders wide receiver; Amari Cooper. Continue reading 2017 Fantasy Football: The Rise of Amari Cooper

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Raiders Camp: Contract “Penn-ding”

The Oakland Raiders 2017 Training Camp started with a league wide shocking report. Pro Bowl starting left tackle Donald Penn is holding out amidst a contractual dispute. In addition to Penn’s controversial decision, the team’s first round pick, Gareon Conley, got some good news as his legal drama might start to get behind him. Continue reading Raiders Camp: Contract “Penn-ding”

Raiders DE Khalil Mack has been historically dominant

Despite the Oakland Raiders ranking No. 26 in team defense a season ago, edge rusher Khalil Mack remains a bright spot for a defense seeking improvement.

Mack’s vicious pass rushing and run stuffing capabilities garnered him Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2016. However, last year wasn’t Mack’s first season dominating opposing offensive lines; it’s a trend he has continued since his rookie campaign in 2014. Continue reading Raiders DE Khalil Mack has been historically dominant

The Raider Ramble sits down with Wild West Football’s Jake Hamilton

RaiderRamble.com recently had the opportunity to share some words with one of the brightest up-and-coming minds in covering the Raiders, Jake Hamilton.

Hello! I just wanted to take a quick minute to thank The Raider Ramble for taking the time to ask me some questions. I’ve been a huge fan of their site since the start up and have known their founder, Mario, for quite some time! Continue reading The Raider Ramble sits down with Wild West Football’s Jake Hamilton

Would a Penn holdout spell doom for the Raiders?

Training camp for the Oakland Raiders has gotten off to a rather impressive start, to say the least, of course, there have been some great moments such as Marshawn Lynch crashing an interview, but the biggest development has been the holdout of left tackle Donald Penn. Continue reading Would a Penn holdout spell doom for the Raiders?

Oakland Raiders: The Cornerback Vexation

The expectations for the Oakland Raiders organization to deliver a Lombardi Trophy to the Bay Area will lie heavily on how its defense can perform, in particular, the defensive backfield and its corners. Even after selecting an exceptionally talented cornerback in Gareon Conley in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, there’s still a lot of questions as we head into this weekend’s camp action. Continue reading Oakland Raiders: The Cornerback Vexation

Tom Flores isn’t a Hall of Famer, or is he?

When I think of Tom Flores, I think of the head coach that won two Super Bowls with the Oakland Raiders. I also think of the one coach that wasn’t able to get his team over the hill back in Seattle. Is he worthy of enshrinement? Isn’t he? There must be a point in between the Raiders and the Seahawks, but his legacy is more complicated than either being enshrined into the Hall of Fame or not. Continue reading Tom Flores isn’t a Hall of Famer, or is he?