Hayden Nadolny

Raiders vs. Chiefs: A microcosm of the 2017 season

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 hopes have effectively ended after Sunday’s massacre at Arrowhead, but the reality is that this …

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jalen richard

Overcoming the Loss of Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper

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, Crabtree’s one game suspension could not have been worse. Admittedly, Crabtree and the Raiders are …

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Defensive Miscues That Raiders Must Address

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. However, given the Raiders lack of success in that department this season, some suggested for …

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