A couple of Bama running backs will play against each other when the Oakland Raiders host the Tennessee Titans this upcoming sentence. Continue reading Raiders-Titans: ‘Bama backs beckon attention
There aren’t many positives other than finally being able to accept that this year’s Oakland Raiders aren’t that good. Continue reading Hard out? Gruden’s Raiders are a hard watch
When Jon Gruden famously said he’s not into dreams but into fucking nightmares on Hard Knocks it wasn’t hyperbole. It’s the stone cold truth. Because there’s nothing quite as horrific as his Oakland Raiders’ Arrowhead Blues. Conventional wisdom says a … Continue reading Puncher’s Chance: Raiders rookie Jacobs can be the KO shot in Arrowhead
How loud and annoyed Stephen A. Smith was when Mike Mayock landed the Oakland Raiders General Manager gig. Lambasting the Raiders, Smith boisterously denounced the hire and said he should be given the job due to being a TV guy … Continue reading Anyone still questioning Raiders’ GM Mike Mayock?
Remember all those comparisons and running tallies of Khalil Mack’s sack numbers and the Oakland Raiders lack of them as a whole? From Week 1 to 16 last season, there was a running count of No. 52s QB takedowns vs. … Continue reading Aspuria’s Assertions: Raiders’ Jacobs vs. Bears’ run game
Fire up the Jim Mora Sr. “Playoffs!?” video and memes all you want on this one, baby. Because Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and the franchise’s quarterback Derek Carr have not only the proper mindset, but the only one … Continue reading Raiders’ Gruden, Carr have proper mindset
Jon Gruden’s side of the ball is generating an outstanding 6.2 yards per play. That’s good for 4th in the NFL. See, Gruden still got it. Paul Guenther’s group, however, is allowing an alarming 6.1 yards per play. That’s good … Continue reading The Gruden-Guenther Comparison is Stark
Let’s start with the statistics, shall we? According to Pro Football Reference, Oakland’s defense has yielded 137 completions (out of 191 for a clip of 67.5 percent) for 1,810 yards and 16 touchdowns to three interceptions. The pass rush generated … Continue reading Does Raiders’ Defensive Plight Fall on One Man?
The post halftime report during Sunday’s broadcast of the Raiders-Beats tilt was thoroughly intriguing. FOX’s sideline reporter noted Chicago head coach Matt Nagy said it was nothing Oakland was doing and it was all about what his team was not … Continue reading Quick Slants: Raiders Get Well-Deserved Belly Rub
If Tottenham Hotspur Stadium isn’t blaring Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” this Sunday when the Oakland Raiders square off against the Chicago Bears in London, well, it would be a damn shame. (An F-bomb would me more apt there, … Continue reading Quick Slants: Return of the Mack