Raider Nation is eagerly waiting to see what head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock do with their selections (four picks in the top 35 — No. 4, 24, 27 and 35 — and four more in latter … Continue reading Raiders 2019 Mock Draft 4.0: Nick of time
We’re chugging along towards the spectacle of the 2019 NFL Draft, but it’s Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh who said it best. ““I think the draft should be earlier, sooner,” Harbaugh told the Boston Globe. “We don’t need to … Continue reading Raiders 2019 Mock Draft 3.0: Getting defensive
Despite the myriad of tests and measurables the NFL has hopefuls go through, the draft process is anything but an exact science. Teams are going to have to roll the dice to land a player they hope can transform their franchise. Continue reading Opinion: “Crapshoot” of draft is can Raiders properly develop talent
We’re inching closer to the draft and the Oakland Raiders roster continues to evolve. Raider Nation seemingly rejoiced in the jettison of Seth Roberts from the roster and head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock continue to get … Continue reading Raiders 2019 Mock Draft 2.0: Standing Pat
The scenarios and simulations are running amuck as we approach the annual extravaganza known as the NFL Draft. The Oakland Raiders own four picks in the top 35 that can assist with turning a moribund franchise around.
Now, this mock is vastly different from the seven-round version the Ramble put out this past weekend.
Let’s be clear: This one is satire. Plain and simple. Continue reading “Mock” Draft: A satirical 7-round look
In four (short or long) weeks, the spectacle of the NFL Draft descends upon us. (So, does the release of Avengers: Endgame and Days Gone, but I digress). Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and his chosen general manager Mike Mayock have meticulously navigated free agency and the additions should allow the Silver & Black to be surgical April 25-27. Continue reading Raiders 2019 Mock Draft 1.0: Tricks of the trade
Unlike general manager Mike Mayock, Jon Gruden is more than happy to share the Oakland Raiders draft approach come April. Continue reading Gruden loves to troll, but he drops jewels too
While the majority of Jon Gruden’s conversations on Tuesday were lighthearted and full of smiles, laughter and the patented trolling, when the Oakland Raiders head honcho’s face changed, and his tone entered the realm of seriousness, it was time to listen up. Continue reading Gruden doesn’t mince word about defense
Pauly G is smiling right now. He finally got some reinforcements. While the initial wave of the free agency frenzy focused on Jon Gruden’s specialty – offense – the Oakland Raiders focused on the other side of the ball this … Continue reading Raiders get defensive — Finally
the Raiders haven’t added many players on defense in spite of adding key contributors on offense. Continue reading Guen Shy? Raiders lack of defensive additions is curious