2018 State of the Oakland Raiders

Coaching regimes change demand a changing of the guard. Jon Gruden has reentered the NFL coaching ranks in a highly favorable situation. Under contract is a franchise quarterback, an explosive misused wide receiver, arguably the best edge defender in the … Continue reading 2018 State of the Oakland Raiders

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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?

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

Sean “Not Quite a 53 Lock” Smith

During the 2016 offseason, the Raiders had to address the cornerback position seriously.  Former first round pick D.J. Hayden had his pending fate sealed with the team amidst struggles at cornerback. Sean Smith was seemingly the answer by adding a physical corner; while Hayden would play out his rookie deal and inevitably not have his services retained. Now we are barely into the official start of Smith’s second season, and he is arguably the worst pure cover corner on the roster. Continue reading Sean “Not Quite a 53 Lock” Smith

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

Top training camp battles to be won for 2017 Raiders

We can finally put the NFL draft behind us as the Oakland Raiders will experience an influx of young talent that will define many of this year’s training camp battles. Continue reading Top training camp battles to be won for 2017 Raiders