Oakland Raiders usher in new era with Brent Musburger

As it stands now per Gilbert Manzano of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the long-time voice of the Oakland Raiders, Greg Papa, is on his way out. Papa has served as the play-by-play radio voice of the Raiders since the 1993 season.

Taking over for Papa will be Brent Musburger as he signed a three-year contract which will start this season. Continue reading Oakland Raiders usher in new era with Brent Musburger

Derek Carr and Jon Gruden “off to a terrific start”

In the three seasons Gruden and Gannon shared together, Gannon threw for over 10,000 yards, 79 touchdown passes and Oakland made the playoffs each year with this duo. Prior to joining the Raiders, Gannon’s top season was less than stellar as he only managed 2,305 yards through the air with ten touchdown tosses and six interceptions.

With a tough-love coaching style, Gruden was able to help lead Gannon on the path of his most productive years in the NFL. Now, Gruden will oversee an offensive attack that already boasts an MVP-caliber quarterback in Carr. Continue reading Derek Carr and Jon Gruden “off to a terrific start”