“He Caught It!”: Roberts reels in new contract with the Raiders

Ladies and gentlemen Reggie McKenzie struck again in this current NFL offseason although it is not on his favorite day of the week (Friday). McKenzie has taken the saying “take care of your own” to new heights after securing new deals with several Oakland Raiders including quarterback Derek Carr, guard Gabe Jackson and now wide receiver Seth Roberts. Continue reading “He Caught It!”: Roberts reels in new contract with the Raiders

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Raiders expected to add to the inside linebacker position?

Since the beginning of the offseason the Oakland Raiders have had questions regarding the inside linebacker position. Those questions went right through minicamp, onto training camp and now currently the preseason. Though the Raiders have recent fifth-round draft pick in … Continue reading Raiders expected to add to the inside linebacker position?

“En-Tice-ing”: Attention to detail’s key for Raiders OL

From left tackle Donald Penn to right tackle Marshall Newhouse, Oakland’s line is considered the 1B to the Dallas Cowboys 1A. The Raiders arguably have the best interior line in the league. The mastermind that gets Penn, Kelechi Osemele (LG), Rodney Hudson (C), Gabe Jackson (RG) and Newhouse all on the same page is offensive line coach Mike Tice. They are mean and nasty thanks, in large part, to Tice’s tutelage. Continue reading “En-Tice-ing”: Attention to detail’s key for Raiders OL

Four Raiders Ranked Among ESPN’S Top 100 NFL Players List

For back to back years the Oakland Raiders have done their homework when it comes to scouting players and they have made the most with their recent draft picks in quarterback Derek Carr and linebacker/defensive end Khalil Mack in 2014 and 2015 by adding wide receiver Amari Cooper. Continue reading Four Raiders Ranked Among ESPN’S Top 100 NFL Players List

Olive Branch: Raiders WR’s latest HOF bid snapped again

Before Deion Sanders, there was Cliff Branch. Long before “Neon Deion” dazzled sporting No. 21, “Speed Kills” was the “OG” 21 lighting up the NFL. “He said it verbally: “You’re not going to cover me,’” Ronnie Lott said of Branch … Continue reading Olive Branch: Raiders WR’s latest HOF bid snapped again

Raiders’ Defense Showcasing Impressive Youth

The Oakland Raiders are now 0-3 in this year’s NFL Preseason, and despite what pundits are saying, the defense has shown some young, bright spots we can look forward to seeing.

While there’s little argument that this team will go as far as quarterback Derek Carr will take them, the defense will have to do its part, and in spite of the final score, the first team defense did a solid job yesterday. What’s impressing so far in the preseason is the youngsters on the squad as we all know this defense is anchored by the likes of Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin. Continue reading Raiders’ Defense Showcasing Impressive Youth