The 2000s All-Raiders Defense: Defensive Backs

In the last article, we took a look at the linebackers. In this one, we will exclusively look at the defensive backs. The other defensive and offensive positions can be seen in the articles with the same title (this is … Continue reading The 2000s All-Raiders Defense: Defensive Backs

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Tuck Rule

Ramble 101: Tuck You, Brady – That “Tucking” Rule That Ruined a Super Bowl Run

There are few moments in football history that stand out as much as the infamous Tuck Rule game. Since that moment, the Raiders have a nasty chip on their shoulder against the Patriots, and specifically Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. … Continue reading Ramble 101: Tuck You, Brady – That “Tucking” Rule That Ruined a Super Bowl Run

Ramble 101: Holy Rolling to Infamy

To reiterate a statement in an earlier segment, the Raiders have had their fair share of good AND bad highlights. They were involved in some of the most controversial plays that went in their favor and some that didn’t. One of the most well-known of the NFL’s controversial wins ended up clinching a game for the Raiders, a play that still angers Chargers fans everywhere. It’s not an unfair chip to keep on your shoulder, Chargers fans, because everyone has a little bit of a different story. There’s nothing like a Sunday afternoon with a Holy Roller. Continue reading Ramble 101: Holy Rolling to Infamy

Ramble 101: Stickum Up – Breaking The Rules Before They Were Rules

The Oakland Raiders have a long and illustrious history that lends heavily to the development of the NFL into the league that it is today.
To understand the Raiders is to understand the NFL. How could so much be attributable to one team, you may ask, but a glimpse into the past tells you everything you need to know about how Al Davis and his Raiders have molded the league in their own way. Continue reading Ramble 101: Stickum Up – Breaking The Rules Before They Were Rules