Why the Raiders Need to Keep Their Draft Picks

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

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All Bets… are ON with the Oakland Raiders

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

Another One Bites The Dust? Four Raiders Who Might Not Be Back In ’19

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