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
Before the Silver and Black get to their first preseason contest against the Detroit Lions, the final 53-man roster and many position battles still must be sorted out. While training camp certainly won’t be the final benchmark, the happenings in Napa, CA will go a long way to decide how the depth chart takes shape. Continue reading Raiders: Predicting Training Camp Breakout Players
When the Raiders poached Derek Ansley away from the Alabama coaching staff, it was viewed as a great hire.
Ansley has come up from the vaunted Nick Saban coaching tree and helped develop some high-level defensive back prospects. Being a former college DB himself, Ansley joined the Alabama staff initially with experience as a coordinator. However, what maybe wasn’t clear before, but certainly is now, is that he is the most important position coach. After a secondary unit that took 13 weeks to produce an interception (the first of the year was snagged by a linebacker), Ansley is expected to improve the group significantly. Continue reading The Raiders’ most important position coach: Derek Ansley
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
It wasn’t difficult to surmise what that scowl on Jon Gruden’s face meant when he was asked about the readiness of Obi Melifonwu. “It doesn’t look close at all,” the Oakland Raiders head coach said about the second-year safety, “I’ll … Continue reading Quick Slants: Gruden delivers wake-up call to Obi
We previously looked at the five best plays from both the defense and the offense for 2017, so it’s only fitting that we take a look at the five worst plays. After the year Raiders had, there was plenty to … Continue reading 2017 Oakland Raiders: Five Worst Plays of the Season
Breaking down which members of the Oakland Raiders have the most to prove in 2018. Continue reading Raiders That Have the Most to Prove in 2018
It’s not every day a team in the NFL comes across a physical specimen such as Oakland Raiders rookie safety Obi Melifonwu Melifonwu was taken in the second round of the 2017 NFL draft, this pick had Raider Nation jumping … Continue reading Where In The World Is Obi?
The Oakland Raiders season is not over, but now it’s on life support. This week’s game against the New England Patriots was always going to be an uphill battle, but with the Raiders coming off the bye week which gave … Continue reading Raiders Did Not Expose The Slot Vs. Patriots
Oakland Raiders have a “Puncher’s” Chance versus Patriots this Sunday. The Oakland Raiders travel to Mexico City this Sunday to host the New England Patriots. The Patriots bring a 7-2 record and the number one offense led by quarterback Tom … Continue reading Oakland Raiders have a “Punchers” Chance versus Patriots