A month from today, all players will be in training camp. Between Hard Knocks and the multitude of position battles, camp for the Oakland Raiders should be entertaining. Two of the more interesting position battles heading into camp are at … Continue reading Two Intriguing Raiders Training Camp Battles
One of the biggest questions heading into 2019’s NFL free agency is, ‘what should the Oakland Raiders do with Jared Cook?’ If Cook were to be shown the door, the tight end position would be an obvious immediate need. The … Continue reading Should Raider Nation pump the brakes on Jared Cook talk?
The 2018-19 season is fast approaching and with the Oakland Raiders releasing their first depth chart of the season, here is part one of my predictions on who will make the 53-man roster. Quarterbacks: Derek Carr, Connor Cook, EJ Manuel … Continue reading Predicting Raiders 53-man roster: The Offense
Jared Cook was likely generalizing head coaches as a whole, but boy, it took a millisecond for Raider Nation to pinpoint one man in particular when the Oakland Raiders tight end dropped this dime on Tuesday: “He knows what he’s … Continue reading Tight end says Raiders are Cook-ing under Gruden
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden appears to be tongue in cheek serious about his comments in getting the Raiders back to their 1998 offense. A key to Oakland’s offense the last few years has been wide receiver Michael Crabtree, however, he has moved on and the team has added Jordy Nelson and Martavis Bryant. Also new to the team is tight end Derrick Carrier as well as Doug Martin and Keith Smith to the backfield.
The new changes are strikingly similar to the 1970’s George Allen led Washington Redskins and their “Over-the-Hill-Gang.” With an aging team and contracts also playing a factor for others, certain players may not be around beyond the 2018 season. Continue reading Another One Bites The Dust? Four Raiders Who Might Not Be Back In ’19
The Raider Ramble takes a look at the tight end position for the Raiders from this past season to its future prospects Jared Cook had solid production this season but not where it really counted, which was in the red … Continue reading Raiders: Improving the TE Position
If Oakland’s going to make a push for the playoffs it must start Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Crunch Time! The Oakland Raiders currently sit at third in the division behind the L.A. Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs, and while … Continue reading Tale of the Tape: How Oakland can defeat the Broncos this Sunday
Not going to lie. Attaining victory is the thing that stood out the most for the Oakland Raiders in Week 9. It wasn’t pretty. You even had to turn your eyes away from the horror over the course of the … Continue reading Five Things That Stood Out for the Raiders in Week 9
Just when I thought there wasn’t a team in the NFL that could be more jinxed than the hapless Oakland Raiders, the Miami Dolphins came roaring in screaming: “Pick me! Pick me!” I was skeptical at first. Despite getting shut … Continue reading Ray-Dar: Quick Slants From Week 9
Speaking to the media for the first time since coming out of retirement to play for his hometown Oakland Raiders, running back Marshawn Lynch wasted no time explaining his reason for returning to the gridiron. Continue reading Marshawn Lynch on playing in Oakland: ‘I’ve got the whole town riding with me’