New Players and Used Concepts Save Raiders’ Season

There was an AC/DC reunion last Thursday night (even the drops made an appearance), as Amari Cooper was targeted early and often (19), amassing 11 receptions, 210 yards, a touchdown and AFC Offensive Player Of The Week honors. The Raiders … Continue reading New Players and Used Concepts Save Raiders’ Season

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Oakland Cripplers: A Tale of the Five C’s

There are several stand-outs on this year’s Oakland Raiders roster, but when firing on all cylinders, the “Cripplers” have proven this year that, between the five of them, they can win the game. The five C’s: Carr, Coop, Crab, Cook, … Continue reading Oakland Cripplers: A Tale of the Five C’s

Marshawn Lynch: Two Schools of Thought

The 2017 offseason was eventful for the Oakland Raiders, mostly for one reason: Marshawn Lynch in Silver and Black. Now fans are wondering if they jumped the gun. Hometown folk hero Marshawn Lynch signed a 2-year $9,000,000 deal this offseason … Continue reading Marshawn Lynch: Two Schools of Thought

Andria’s Analysis: Backwards Week 6 and Hopeless Week 7?

Andria’s Analysis this week looks at what was meant to be but never was, and how the Raiders approach their toughest contest yet Week 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Week 6 has come and gone, but unfortunately, it was … Continue reading Andria’s Analysis: Backwards Week 6 and Hopeless Week 7?

One Man’s Thoughts on the 2017 Oakland Raiders

After suffering through 13 seasons without a playoff berth, the 2016 squad posted a 12-4 record behind their franchise quarterback and MVP hopeful, Derek Carr. Only to have a late-season injury to Carr derail the Raiders just as they finally made it to the playoffs which resulted in an underwhelming exit, to say the least. Continue reading One Man’s Thoughts on the 2017 Oakland Raiders

“Behind Enemy Lines”: Insight into one of the Raiders’ most hated rivals

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Johnny Burczak, a man who follows all things Kansas City Chiefs and co-hosts a podcast called WildWestAFC Podcast. Now I do not usually fraternize with the enemy because I am acutely aware that Raiders versus Chiefs is the best AFC West rivalry in my book, but in this instance, I was looking for another man’s opinion on perhaps Oakland’s fiercest rival.

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Raider Ramble En Español: La AFC West nos mantendrá entretenidos en la temporada 2017

Es evidente que Los Raiders han mejorado pero no son los únicos en la división que lo hicieron; la AFC West estuvo llena de cambios durante la “offseason” y muchos de estos cambios harán que la división sea más reñida y competitiva. Continue reading Raider Ramble En Español: La AFC West nos mantendrá entretenidos en la temporada 2017

RaiderRamble.com Preview: AFC West Predictions

In the first part of the preview and prediction series, we looked at the AFC East, and it was a unanimous decision that the Patriots would have no problem winning the crown there. Now, we get to start in the Raider Ramble’s back yard; Let’s take a look at the most notable offseason moves made in the AFC West. Continue reading RaiderRamble.com Preview: AFC West Predictions

Rivalry lines have been drawn between the Raiders and Chiefs

Quite early for Peters to post bulletin board material as the teams won’t meet until October 19th for a Week 7 “Thursday Night Football” showdown under the lights of primetime television.  The long-time rivals have found a newly competitive distaste for one another as both teams haven’t been as talented or league-wide successful in quite some time. Continue reading Rivalry lines have been drawn between the Raiders and Chiefs

2017 Outlook: Top 3 defenses the Raiders will face

Offense-oriented teams may be favored in today’s NFL, but defense wins championships as we have seen time and time again. The Oakland Raiders had the sixth-ranked scoring offense in 2016 in spite of playing some of the toughest defenses in … Continue reading 2017 Outlook: Top 3 defenses the Raiders will face