Jon Gruden can be a bit of a maniac. Before trading Khalil Mack last year, he essentially traded a third-round pick for a bag of oregano.
Puff, puff, gaff.
Enter Raiders new GM Mike Mayock, the intense NFL Draft guru that loves football like Gruden. They’re both nuts about it, but Gruden can’t really contain himself. Continue reading The Raiders Version Of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Whether or not you believe Derek Carr is the franchise quarterback for the Raiders, drafting and assembling weapons and protection around him isn’t only sound — it future proofs whomever becomes the QB if the team moves on from DC. … Continue reading Opinion: Giving Carr resources not only helps him, but the next QB (if it happens)
After what is by far the worst loss of the young season, Jon Gruden and Derek Carr have much to atone for. @sik0simmons The Raiders are not paying them, combined, almost a quarter of a billion dollars for an 0-3 … Continue reading Around the Ramble: Week 3 Musings
Let’s get one thing straight, if those “Gruden” jerseys we saw in the Oakland Raiders’ press conference were on the shelf, I’d buy two, but I can’t help but feel like Jon Gruden’s return could be a distraction for the locker … Continue reading Column: Could “Gruden Mania” become a distraction?
Jon Gruden brings back fond memories for the Raider Nation, but he’s not the answer. Continue reading Jon Gruden Is Not the Answer for the Raiders
We don’t deserve this. We, Raider Nation, don’t deserve this abysmal 2017 NFL season. We didn’t deserve the coaching carousel. We didn’t deserve the pain of being the laughing stock of the league. We certainly didn’t deserve Derek Carr’s injury … Continue reading Perspective: The Agony of Being in Raider Nation
After a disappointing season offensively for the Oakland Raiders, could offensive coordinator Todd Downing be on the outside looking in? Jason La Canfora of CBS reported the Oakland Raiders are expected to make a change at offensive coordinator by season’s end. … Continue reading Downing’s Seat Hotter Than You Think
With Darren McFadden’s retirement and Sebastian Janikowski’s career possibly drawing to a close, it will be the end of an era for the Raiders. Yesterday, former Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden officially retired from playing in the NFL. The … Continue reading A Look Back at What Might’ve Been as Darren McFadden Retires
Both Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib are suspended in the fallout from yesterday’s ugly incident. Yesterday’s fight between Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has resulted in suspensions for both. Earlier via his Twitter account, Ian … Continue reading The Hammer Drops As Raiders’ Crabtree Is Suspended
A sad day in football today as the legendary Raiders’ head Tom Flores is denied the Hall of Fame. In what’s becoming a common theme with the NFL Hall of Fame and the Raiders as a whole, another legend was … Continue reading Hall of Fame Says No To Tom Flores, Again