The Oakland Raiders: Everything It Takes to Be a Storied Franchise

The NFL has 32 franchise teams at the moment and they’ve all had their ups and downs. Some of them are new and still trying to establish their place in league history. Some are recent additions to the record books. … Continue reading The Oakland Raiders: Everything It Takes to Be a Storied Franchise

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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

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 … Continue reading Will Derek Carr be the Las Vegas Raiders Starting Quarterback?

Lucky 7’s: The Raiders Closing Stretch

With the Bye Week over, Raider Nation anxiously awaits Sunday as the Raiders currently stand at 4-5 thru their first nine contests. There’s been some successful and uplifting moments as well as some startling disappointments that ultimately have the Oakland Raiders facing critical circumstances … Continue reading Lucky 7’s: The Raiders Closing Stretch

Parallels: The 2017 Raiders and 2009 Saints

The NFL Pre-Season officially kicked off this past week; the first taste of real football to trigger the fans around the world into a frenzy. For the next three weeks, the media coverage will tap into their crystal ball of power rankings, win-loss predictions and forecasting individual performance award nominees. It is nearly impossible for Raider Nation to resist after years of pre-season prediction coverage delegated to failures.

Now should we “sip the kool-aid” of Super Bowl contender status? Before you settle on that matter, take a look at a parallel I have noticed between the upcoming 2017 Oakland Raiders and the 2009 New Orleans who went on to win a Super Bowl contender. Continue reading Parallels: The 2017 Raiders and 2009 Saints