The Oakland Raiders traded away Gareon Conley to the Houston Texans this week and with that, one of the final remnants of the previous regime is gone. Conley’s up and down career which was riddled with inconsistency and failed expectations … Continue reading The Mirage That Was Conley Island Comes To An End
With the 2019 season right around the corner, this is a good time to start getting to know your 2019 Oakland Raiders better, starting with the defensive backs. Strong Safeties: Karl Joseph, Johnathan Abram, Dallin Leavitt, Jordan Richards Since Jon … Continue reading 2019 Raiders Position Preview: Defensive Backs
There will be quite a few young Raiders who receive a significant amount of playing time in 2019. With such a young roster, not many have a chance to make their first Pro Bowl. Of course, all players who haven’t … Continue reading Three Raiders Who Could Make Their First Pro Bowl
Gareon Conley had a good sophomore campaign. the Oakland Raiders should expect an even better 2019. They need him with some many new faces. Continue reading Gareon Conley brings stability and continuity to the Raiders secondary
The 2017 NFL Draft was supposed to be full of playmakers. Two years later, the Oakland Raiders might disagree with that assessment. Continue reading Raiders 2017 Draft in Retrospect: Where Are They Now?
Here is part two of my predictions on who I think will make the Oakland Raiders 53-man roster. If you didn’t catch part one check it out right here. Defensive Ends: Tank Carradine, Bruce Irvin, Fadol Brown, Arden Key, Frostee … Continue reading Predicting Raiders 53-man roster: Defense and Special Teams
It took 12 weeks of football for the 2017 Oakland Raiders to generate their first interception. But that won’t be the case this year. New defensive coordinator Paul Guenther won’t settle for that, and neither will Raider Nation. A dynamic defense … Continue reading Raiders: Cornerbacks In Action
Raiders training camp is well underway and this brings excitement and the usual cynics. Along with Khalil Mack’s holdout, Gareon Conley has dominated conversations across the NFL spectrum. Conley entered this offseason with the training wheels off and appeared ready … Continue reading Stop It! Gareon Conley Is Not A Bust… Yet
While it must be a group effort, there are some players who need to raise their own individual game if the Silver & Black want to have a successful year. Obviously, there are the big names like Derek Carr or Amari Cooper, but let’s take a deeper look at some smaller names that need to up their level of play. Continue reading 2018 Outlook: Three Raiders Who Must Step up
Conley showed flashes of greatness in a Week 2 matchup last season against the New York Jets. Despite it serving as a brief look at the former Buckeye, it gave a glimmer of hope that the Raiders have a shut-down corner for many years to come. Unfortunately, Conley’s shins would give way the following week and as a result, he was put on the shelf for the remainder of his rookie season.
Despite Conley not being on the field to showcase his talents, his collegiate resume and the brief snippet of playing time in the NFL is enough to silence any naysayers. Fast forward to now and Conley’s injury has since healed and he is right on schedule in his return to the field. Continue reading The New Dynamic Duo Of The Raiders Secondary