Back to the Dolphins and Forward to the Patriots

This week, Andria’s Analysis will take a look back at the Raiders versus the Dolphins, and delve into the upcoming game against the New England Patriots in Mexico City. The Oakland Raiders had a bye this week after a close … Continue reading Back to the Dolphins and Forward to the Patriots

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Andria’s Analysis: Week 8 Comes and Goes with Little to Show For It

Andria’s Analysis this week reviews the Oakland Raiders’ game against the Buffalo Bills, leading the team a 3-5 record, and going to Miami to get back in the mix. Hopefully. The Buffalo Bills showed up in a big way last … Continue reading Andria’s Analysis: Week 8 Comes and Goes with Little to Show For It

Oakland Raiders: Where Does the Offense Go From Here?

An eerie sense of deja vu had to overwhelm the senses of Raider Nation as it watched quarterback Derek Carr lying motionless on the field. Sustaining what would later be diagnosed as a transverse process fracture after taking multiple hits … Continue reading Oakland Raiders: Where Does the Offense Go From Here?

2017 Outlook: Jamize Olawale’s going to be a nightmare matchup

The Oakland Raiders signed Jamize Olawale off of the Dallas Cowboy’s practice squad in 2012. While Olawale wasn’t a big part of the offense, he was a solid special teams player. He even led the team in special teams tackles with 14 in 2014 after coming in third the previous season with eight. Continue reading 2017 Outlook: Jamize Olawale’s going to be a nightmare matchup

Part II: Top 3 Running Backs during Raider’s “Dark Age”

In part one of this series, we took a look at the top three quarterbacks of the Oakland Raiders’ “Dark Age”. I’ve deemed this time with such gloom immediately after the Raiders lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2002 NFL Super Bowl up through the 2013 season, the season before Derek Carr, Khalil Mack, and Gabe Jackson were drafted. During this period the Silver and Black combined for a total record of 53-123. So now we will take a look at the best running backs during from this disastrous period. Continue reading Part II: Top 3 Running Backs during Raider’s “Dark Age”

RaiderRamble.com Analysis: The Raiders offensive backfield

Of all the positional groups heading into The Oakland Raiders 2017 season, it’s hard to ignore the potential of the stable of running backs. This was an unproven group prior to the 2016 season with former Raider Latavius Murray being their only experienced back at the time. That year, Murray faced minimal competition before he earned the starting role.  The battles for the depth was settled among added 5th round draft pick DeAndre Washington, (Legendary Raider George Atkinson’s son) George Atkinson III and an unknown UDFA in Jalen Richard. Despite some highlight reel moments from Atkinson III, the retention of promising camp back Jalen Richard sealed Atkinson’s tenure with the Raiders. Continue reading RaiderRamble.com Analysis: The Raiders offensive backfield