2018 Battle of the Bay: The Finale

The cities themselves claim a long-time rivalry that spans across cultures, cuisine, baseball, and ultimately two of the most historically relevant teams in the NFL; the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers. The latter comes to an end in 2018. Headed into this finale, we thought it a good idea to give some historical context.

The two cities are separated by 4.5 miles of water and joined together by one of the longest spanning bridges in North America. While close in proximity, these two cities couldn’t be any more different.

Why Releasing Marquette King Makes Sense

Raiders Release Marquette King The Oakland Raiders announced the release of Marquette King today (3/30/18). Though Raider Nation appears upset by the move, the writing was on the wall and the move makes sense considering the financial position the team is in. Here’s why… In February of 2016 the Raiders signed Marquette King to a …

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Jamize Olawale Is Poised For A Return to Greatness in 2018

Gruden: Do We Have a Fullback? The answer is a resounding yes. And the man’s name is Jamize Olawale. Die-hard fans know him well. In turn, Raider Nation has been clamoring for his return to the Raiders offense throughout the 2017 season. The speedy fullback experienced a breakout year under Bill Musgrave’s offense in 2016. …

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“Grumors” Picking up Major Steam

Not 24 hours ago Scott Winter reported on informal talks starting between Raiders’ owner Mark Davis and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden. While the “Grumor” Mill frequently turns in Raider Nation come December, it would appear this time the reports have real weight to them. This evening ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter reported that …

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Raiders: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward

The Oakland Raiders entered Monday night’s game playing for mere pride and poise. Hoping for a Christmas miracle and one last gift for Raider Nation, we saw this troubled, enigmatic team take one step forward and two steps backward. In a season in which regression seemed to be the primary theme across the board, the …

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