Year In Review: Seth Roberts

Just when you think he’s a goner, Seth Roberts does something to redeem himself. That’s been the case since he arrived as an undrafted free agent back in 2015. The 6-foot-2 Roberts has carved out a niche career in Oakland … Continue reading Year In Review: Seth Roberts

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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

2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 1: The Good

The Oakland Raiders saw a huge drop in performance in 2017, as reflected by their losing record. This year in review points out what went right for the team this year. For Raiders fans, 2017 has been disappointing, to say … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 1: The Good

Overcoming the Loss of Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper

Michael Crabtree’s actions during Sunday’s game against Aqib Talib brought into question whether viewers were watching a football match or a fight on the undercard of a UFC event. Now Amari Cooper is likely missing time with a rolled ankle, … Continue reading Overcoming the Loss of Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper

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?

Revenge of the Seth?

As superstitions go, Seth Roberts is a big part of a smirk-worthy, yet hard-to-ignore ritual. Get this: The Oakland Raiders are 9-0 in games where Roberts hauls in a touchdown pass. Word?

It’s stunningly true. The ninth of those victories came in a wild 35-32 home win over the visiting Carolina Panthers. Coincidentally, that game marked the final time Roberts found the end zone in 2016. Continue reading Revenge of the Seth?

Too many Chiefs not enough cap

The cap saving move clears $10 million in the coming years against the Chiefs salary cap as the Chiefs were sitting at a meager $3.5M under the salary cap before the move. Now that the shock value of this move is wearing off, let’s decipher the implications on the AFC East and my top three potential landing spots for Maclin. Continue reading Too many Chiefs not enough cap

Making a case for Raiders newest weapon Cordarrelle Patterson

I think Cordarrelle Patterson will have limited targets in this loaded offense but return large production from his touches that ultimately will spurn Seth Roberts playing time. Cordarrelle will remain the league’s best kickoff returner in silver & black and here’s to hoping to see him take one back to the house in “The Black Hole” albeit this time not in a Vikings uniform. Continue reading Making a case for Raiders newest weapon Cordarrelle Patterson