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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 win over the Miami Dolphins. Many had concerns after the Dolphins game, wondering if this …

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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 Sunday versus the Raiders. Their league-leading turnover defense proved why they are at the top …

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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 Raiders quarterback Derek Carr lying motionless on the field. Sustaining what would later be diagnosed as a transverse process fracture after taking multiple hits with the last one being from Denver Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe. Oakland Raiders: …

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Part II: Top 3 Running Backs during Raiders’ “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.

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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.

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