Jon Gruden Building His Desired Identity Behind Josh Jacobs

Jon Gruden is taking the game back to the 90’s behind this power run philosophy as he rides the wheels of rookie Josh Jacobs. Many pronounced the Oakland Raiders dead before the season even started. Between one of the toughest … Continue reading Jon Gruden Building His Desired Identity Behind Josh Jacobs

Advertisements

Opinion: Mocking Raiders age is infantile, low-hanging fruit

The mocking of Jon Gruden’s old-ass Raiders knows no bounds. Sure, it’s all quiet on the front now, but as July 23 approaches — the day rookies report to training camp in Napa — the hackneyed “If you’re old, Gruden wants you” will accelerate at an exponential rate.

The underlying theme under the ridicule is the concern that Oakland’s aged roster won’t serve the team well — at all. They’ll wear down, they’ll be out of breath, they’re just not as fast and exuberant as younger cats. Continue reading Opinion: Mocking Raiders age is infantile, low-hanging fruit

Tight Ends and Tailbacks: The Game’s Pure Hybrid Positions

Much to-do has been made about Coach Gruden’s and the Raiders’ philosophy on getting back to basics. The preference for classic tailbacks and tight ends in a wide array of packages has been brought front and center during this offseason … Continue reading Tight Ends and Tailbacks: The Game’s Pure Hybrid Positions

Raiders Top 5 Defensive Plays of 2017

We covered the top offensive plays of the year, so let’s show some love to the big men on the other side of the ball. The Oakland Raiders did not have a good defensive showing in 2017, but there are … Continue reading Raiders Top 5 Defensive Plays of 2017

2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 3: The Ugly

RaiderRamble.com brings you the third part of our season review for the Oakland Raiders Now that the season is essentially over and the coaching carousel has most likely made its final stops, it’s time to put the season to rest. … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 3: The Ugly

2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 1: The Good

The Oakland Raiders saw a huge drop in performance in 2017, as reflected by their losing record. This year in review points out what went right for the team this year. For Raiders fans, 2017 has been disappointing, to say … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 1: The Good