Todd Downing

Conspiracy Theories and The Oakland Raiders

A lot of strange aromas have been wafting around the Oakland Raiders lately. Aromas ranging from delighting the senses with the sweet smell of victory and opportunity to the acrid smoldering stench of their semi-existential 2% playoff scenario. While the season has yet to expire, rumors are flying and there will be conspiracy theories. There …

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Will Derek Carr be the Las Vegas Raiders Starting Quarterback?

This 2017 season for the Oakland Raiders has been full of concerning headlines. Quietly beneath the finger-pointing people are ignoring the performance of Derek Carr without relation to the other puzzling issues within the offense. Is it time to hit the panic button? Maybe not, but it’s time take an individual look at Carr’s career-alignment. …

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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 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. X-rays from the …

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