Gruden’s Homecoming Is Wearing Thin

January 9, 2018 Raider Nation, This is a big f’ing deal! -Mark Davis Over eight months later, these famous words are now an afterthought to a tumultuous opening month for John Gruden and the Oakland Raiders. Khalil  Mack is gone … Continue reading Gruden’s Homecoming Is Wearing Thin

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Raiders Top 5 Defensive Plays of 2017

We covered the top offensive plays of the year, so let’s show some love to the big men on the other side of the ball. The Oakland Raiders did not have a good defensive showing in 2017, but there are … Continue reading Raiders Top 5 Defensive Plays of 2017

Raiders: Who’s In and Who’s Out in ’18?

The Oakland Raiders ended the 2017 season on a four-game losing streak. Granted, the last two games didn’t mean anything as far as the playoff race. But, with all of the chaos that is free agency, were some players looking … Continue reading Raiders: Who’s In and Who’s Out in ’18?

Could The Raiders’ Secondary Be Great Now?

Believe it or not, Raiders have the players on the roster right now to fix their defensive woes. The defensive secondary for the Oakland Raiders has been disappointing, to say the least. It’s no secret that the ability to cover … Continue reading Could The Raiders’ Secondary Be Great Now?

Communication Breakdown: Raiders’ defensive miscues continue

Tell me if you have heard this story before; the Oakland Raiders struggled on defense. The Raiders defense looking lackluster in the first two preseason games of 2017 might very well be an understatement right now. Continue reading Communication Breakdown: Raiders’ defensive miscues continue

Quantum Leap: Expect to see changes in Year 2 for Joseph

That was during a campaign where the Oakland Raiders’ heat-seeking missile of a safety readily admits he was not 100 percent mentally and physically. Not surprising considering Joseph did not participate much in offseason activities as he was mending from an ACL tear that wiped out most of his senior season at West Virginia. Continue reading Quantum Leap: Expect to see changes in Year 2 for Joseph

Megatron en “Silver and Black”? Carr y Jackson pilares a largo plazo?

Raider Ramble en Español: Los Raiders calientan motores con movimientos claves para arrancar la temporada 2017. Entre rumores de que Calvin Johnson pudiera jugar para los Raiders, la contratación del assistant coach John Pagano y las extensiones que firmaron el … Continue reading Megatron en “Silver and Black”? Carr y Jackson pilares a largo plazo?

Oakland’s secret weapon nobody’s talking about

New exciting additions are helping shape the Raiders biggest asset on defense. There have been many conversations about how explosive the Oakland Raiders offense is going to be this upcoming season and with good reason. However, one area of the … Continue reading Oakland’s secret weapon nobody’s talking about

Raiders’ coaching staff has high praise for rookie Conley

Oakland Raiders’ safeties coach Brent Vieselmeyer excited about Conley Safeties coach Brent Vieselmeyer had high praise for rookie Gareon Conley in an interview shared via Twitter by Sports Illustrated earlier today. It’s no secret the Raiders needed help at defensive back, so general manager Reggie McKenzie moved quickly to plug the holes. Drafting the Ohio State cornerback was initially met with some “mixed reactions” due to some off-field concerns. Yet and despite those concerns, Conley is quickly getting acclimated to the NFL and the coaching staff is recognizing his potential. https://twitter.com/si_nfl/status/864911662431830017 “Great learner, great feet, and man can he cover; he’s a … Continue reading Raiders’ coaching staff has high praise for rookie Conley