Many point to the Raiders’ actions during the National Anthem as the catalyst to the team’s emphatic 27-10 loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday night. Jack Del Rio isn’t one of them. “Was it a problem? I don’t think … Continue reading Ray-Dar: Quick Slants From Week 3
Providing a Safety Net: Reggie Nelson or Shalom Luani? The preseason is over, the heavy hits begin next week. It’s time to start cutting the fat. Now that the Oakland Raiders have gotten through the headache that is preseason, it’s … Continue reading Providing a Safety Net: Reggie Nelson or Shalom Luani?
Now that preseason is over and done with; let the guessing game begin! That, of course, would be the final 53-man roster general manager Reggie McKenzie and his staff must get to Saturday. There’s already plenty of postulation and in-fighting … Continue reading Ray-Dar: Quick slants from the Raiders’ preseason finale
Since the beginning of the offseason the Oakland Raiders have had questions regarding the inside linebacker position. Those questions went right through minicamp, onto training camp and now currently the preseason. Though the Raiders have recent fifth-round draft pick in … Continue reading Raiders expected to add to the inside linebacker position?
A spirited defensive showing from the Oakland Raiders? Say it isn’t so! The statistics may say otherwise, however, here’s the most valuable piece of info from the stat sheet: The Dallas Cowboys were 3-for-10 on third-down conversions. “Some good work. … Continue reading Ray-Dar: Quick Slants from preseason Week 3
Before Deion Sanders, there was Cliff Branch. Long before “Neon Deion” dazzled sporting No. 21, “Speed Kills” was the “OG” 21 lighting up the NFL. “He said it verbally: “You’re not going to cover me,’” Ronnie Lott said of Branch … Continue reading Olive Branch: Raiders WR’s latest HOF bid snapped again
As Raider Nation Looks ahead to the regular season in the Raiders’ game versus the Titans, the Silver and Black’s receiving corps will be facing no small task when they are covered by the likes of Logan Ryan and rookie Adoree Jackson.
As PFF pointed out a few days ago via Twitter, the Raiders’ offense will continue featuring one of the best duos in Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree, and in his defense, Seth Roberts is no slouch as a third option. Continue reading Who will be left standing when the Raiders’ WR’s face the Titans’ CB’s?
No surprise that in last week’s preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals that Oakland Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr did not see any action, however, E.J. Manuel did, which resulted in many impressed observers. Continue reading The Backup Dilemma, Revisited 1.0