2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 3: The Ugly

RaiderRamble.com brings you the third part of our season review for the Oakland Raiders Now that the season is essentially over and the coaching carousel has most likely made its final stops, it’s time to put the season to rest. … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders Year in Review Part 3: The Ugly

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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?

Raiders’ Defense Showcasing Impressive Youth

The Oakland Raiders are now 0-3 in this year’s NFL Preseason, and despite what pundits are saying, the defense has shown some young, bright spots we can look forward to seeing.

While there’s little argument that this team will go as far as quarterback Derek Carr will take them, the defense will have to do its part, and in spite of the final score, the first team defense did a solid job yesterday. What’s impressing so far in the preseason is the youngsters on the squad as we all know this defense is anchored by the likes of Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin. Continue reading Raiders’ Defense Showcasing Impressive Youth

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

2017 Outlook: Top 3 positions that must improve for Oakland to make a Super Bowl

After an impressive 12-4 campaign in 2016, it’s no secret the Silver and Black are back. This may seem rather obvious at this point in time, but one year ago the franchise and its fan base still didn’t quite know what they had in Derek Carr after going 7-9 in 2015. Continue reading 2017 Outlook: Top 3 positions that must improve for Oakland to make a Super Bowl

Reggie McKenzie: State of the Raiders

In life, you mark your progress as you achieve your goals, setting milestones along the way. In that regard, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is no different as he caught up with J.T. “The Brick” on the Raiders’ flagship station 95.7 “The Game”; giving us an update on the state of the team. Continue reading Reggie McKenzie: State of the Raiders

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

The Raiders find themselves rising in power

Draft season has finally concluded with the Oakland Raiders making eight selections in the 2017 NFL Draft. The entire league has finally realized what the Raider Nation has already known for a while: the Raiders are back. In the first of many power rankings for the NFL’s 2017 league year, the Raiders open up as the number three ranked team in the league. Continue reading The Raiders find themselves rising in power