Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders came under fire in 2018 for some player moves they made. They traded their star defensive player Khalil Mack and their star wide receiver Amari Cooper. Getting two first round picks from the Bears … Continue reading Why the Raiders Need to Keep Their Draft Picks
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock went into the offseason with the intent to put the Raiders in a win-now situation. The headlining move for Oakland was acquiring wide receiver Antonio Brown in a trade … Continue reading Offensive Line Will Determine Success for Raiders
The Raiders have many areas of need and running back is still one of them. Because they need to solidify their defense with their first picks, Oakland might target running backs in later rounds. Continue reading Raiders Should Target These RBs in Later Rounds
With the exception of bringing in Josh Mauro to help Arden Key, there hasn’t been a whole lot of upgrades. Well the answer to this concern will more than likely be answered by Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock in a few short weeks at the NFL draft. Continue reading NFL Draft: Raiders Should Target These Five Defensive Ends
Going into last year’s draft, many people from fans to so-called experts had “their guy” pegged for the Raiders to select at the No. 10 pick. Of course, as we all know, the team traded back and selected UCLA left … Continue reading Should the Raiders add another Offensive Tackle?
Most of the buzz that Raider Nation felt after the hiring of head coach Jon Gruden has faded…for now. Trading your best player (Khalil Mack) and your talented receiver (Amari Cooper) will do that. Follow that with a poor pass rush … Continue reading Looking Ahead at the Oakland Raiders 2019 NFL Draft
This off-season you knew there would be certain changes on the team. The offensive line was not going to be an exception. That was made loud and clear by head coach Jon Gruden in the NFL Draft when the Raiders … Continue reading Raiders Offensive Tackle Issues
On May 14, The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting. Sure, places like the future home state (Nevada) of the Raiders have had this for decades, but now you don’t have to make that trip or bet with some offshore betting site. Many states have already begun to take advantage of this billion dollar industry. Continue reading All Bets… are ON with the Oakland Raiders
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden appears to be tongue in cheek serious about his comments in getting the Raiders back to their 1998 offense. A key to Oakland’s offense the last few years has been wide receiver Michael Crabtree, however, he has moved on and the team has added Jordy Nelson and Martavis Bryant. Also new to the team is tight end Derrick Carrier as well as Doug Martin and Keith Smith to the backfield.
The new changes are strikingly similar to the 1970’s George Allen led Washington Redskins and their “Over-the-Hill-Gang.” With an aging team and contracts also playing a factor for others, certain players may not be around beyond the 2018 season. Continue reading Another One Bites The Dust? Four Raiders Who Might Not Be Back In ’19
With many other position groups needing aid on the Oakland Raiders roster, it may sound laughable that Oakland should beef up their offensive line, but there is cause for concern. After receiving a massive contract extension, right guard Gabe Jackson … Continue reading Why The Raiders Should Draft Another Guard