Carson Palmer. Believe it or not, Carson Palmer was the starting quarterback under contract upon general manager Reggie McKenzie’s initial hiring as the new Oakland Raiders “boss” in the 2012 offseason. McKenzie came into a unique situation in Oakland. At the … Continue reading Reggie McKenzie and the QB position
There’s arguably no decision more intriguing than the one involving controversial hometown guy, Marshawn Lynch. The Jon Gruden hire is official and the media frenzy has poured in. Now it’s time for the business decisions within the organization to fall under the new … Continue reading Will “Chucky” Come to Play with “Beast Mode”?
Jon Gruden’s possible return resurrects a lot of emotions for the majority of Raider Nation. Jon Gruden’s first tenure in Oakland was a success, in four seasons he never had a losing record and made the playoffs twice. He groomed … Continue reading Gruden: Nostalgia vs. Actuality For Raiders
The 2017 season for the Oakland Raiders officially came to a depressing close as they lost their last four games. It didn’t take long to find some renewed excitement regarding the team’s off-season and future into 2018 and beyond. “Grumors” This … Continue reading Raiders: Lucky to get “Chucky”?
This 2017 season for the Oakland Raiders has been full of concerning headlines. Quietly beneath the finger-pointing people are ignoring the performance of Derek Carr without relation to the other puzzling issues within the offense. Is it time to hit … Continue reading Will Derek Carr be the Las Vegas Raiders Starting Quarterback?
The AFC West currently is a log-jam of mediocrity as its teams fight for the divisional crown with only five weeks left. This is an opportunity the Oakland Raiders have to welcome with enthusiasm after having suffered some horrendous one-sided defeats. … Continue reading I Got 5 On It: Raiders at 5-6
In Fantasy Football terms the Week 11 matchup with the New England Patriots was an abysmal performance by the Oakland Raiders. What might be most startling is that the Patriots pass defense ranked dead last in the NFL and the … Continue reading Gamble at The Ramble: Week 12: Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football
With the Bye Week over, Raider Nation anxiously awaits Sunday as the Raiders currently stand at 4-5 thru their first nine contests. There’s been some successful and uplifting moments as well as some startling disappointments that ultimately have the Oakland Raiders facing critical circumstances … Continue reading Lucky 7’s: The Raiders Closing Stretch
“Fantasy Football Gamble at The Ramble” – Sean Hildebrandt This a weekly piece aimed at covering The Raiders weekly FF topics. Topics will vary. The Oakland Raiders’ fantasy football prospects were taking a severe plunge until their Thursday Night Football … Continue reading Gamble at The Ramble: Week 8: Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football
After four straight losses, the Oakland Raiders came into Thursday night’s rivalry matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs needing to turn around their whole season by obtaining a much-needed win. The Raiders did, as Al Davis would say, “Just Win Baby”. … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders: Keys to the Carr