The two divisional games between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017 served as a microcosm for the Raiders’ season, both reeling the fans in with optimism, while serving them equal doubt and despair. The Raiders’ playoff … Continue reading Raiders vs. Chiefs: A microcosm of the 2017 season
It’s no secret that the Oakland Raiders defense the past two weeks has been easier on the eyes since John Pagano was promoted to defensive play calling duties. The eyes alone suggest that the players are simply playing faster, that … Continue reading Unlocking the Raiders Defense
Michael Crabtree’s actions during Sunday’s game against Aqib Talib brought into question whether viewers were watching a football match or a fight on the undercard of a UFC event. Now Amari Cooper is likely missing time with a rolled ankle, … Continue reading Overcoming the Loss of Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper
Moving forward there are still plenty of defensive miscues the Raiders have to address. Looking back at the game in Mexico City, the Oakland Raiders knew Tom Brady had always had difficulty when defensive lines get pressure up the middle. … Continue reading Defensive Miscues That Raiders Must Address
The Oakland Raiders season is not over, but now it’s on life support. This week’s game against the New England Patriots was always going to be an uphill battle, but with the Raiders coming off the bye week which gave … Continue reading Raiders Did Not Expose The Slot Vs. Patriots
The Raiders’ “home” might be in Oakland, California but go into the parking lot of the Coliseum on game day and you will find members of Raider Nation from all over the USA, and further abroad. The Raiders are one … Continue reading Raider Nation: A Worldwide Brand
The question on all of Raider Nation’s minds, “Where did it go wrong?” The Oakland Raiders received more bets than any team to win the Super Bowl this season per ESPN, but come the halfway point of the season, things are … Continue reading Where Did It Go Wrong for These Raiders?