Fly Sweep Podcast’s 53-Man Raiders Roster

With cut-down day coming on Saturday, we have officially entered roster projection season. There have been quite a few outstanding individual preseason performances for the Oakland Raiders, so the coaching staff will have a bunch of tough decisions to make. … Continue reading Fly Sweep Podcast’s 53-Man Raiders Roster

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“AC/DC”: Back In Silver & Black

Can you feel it Raider Nation? The regular season is quickly approaching with the preseason now officially in the books. With those meaningless games (at least record wise) out of the way, let’s take a look at one the NFL’s best young passing duos; Derek Carr and Amari Cooper, affectionately known as “AC/DC.” Continue reading “AC/DC”: Back In Silver & Black

Where have you been? The unfortunate case of Ben Heeney

Linebacker Ben Heeney was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 5th round of the 2015 NFL Draft and was considered a fierce hitter when he was selected. After much hope, it seems this preseason Heeney has disappeared albeit it due to injury leaving his immediate future in doubt.
 
His first year was promising with 38 tackles, two assists, and 2.5 sacks. He started his second year with the tragedy of his best friend and roommate at Kansas committing suicide and then ending his season with a severe ankle injury. PFF has him projected at almost 75 solo tackles for this upcoming assuming everything’s good to go. Continue reading Where have you been? The unfortunate case of Ben Heeney

“Behind Enemy Lines”: Insight into one of the Raiders’ most hated rivals

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Johnny Burczak, a man who follows all things Kansas City Chiefs and co-hosts a podcast called WildWestAFC Podcast. Now I do not usually fraternize with the enemy because I am acutely aware that Raiders versus Chiefs is the best AFC West rivalry in my book, but in this instance, I was looking for another man’s opinion on perhaps Oakland’s fiercest rival.

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RaiderRamble.com Preview: AFC South Predictions

After Raider Ramble’s somewhat controversial pick in last week’s preview of the AFC West, we now turn our attentions to the AFC South. After finishing a combined 29-35, only two other divisions (NFC West & AFC North) finished with a worse combined record. However, it seems like this division is brimming with talent and perhaps this will be the season its teams put it all together. Let’s take a look at some of the most notable offseason moves made by each team. Continue reading RaiderRamble.com Preview: AFC South Predictions

Rutgers’ safety Cioffi signs with Raiders

It didn’t take long following the end of the NFL draft for Anthony Cioffi, a star safety for the Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights, to find a home. On Saturday, following the conclusion of the NFL Draft, Cioffi signed with the Oakland Raiders as a priority free agent. The term “hard work” was not invisible for this Springfield native, who was known for continually improving himself on and off the field. Continue reading Rutgers’ safety Cioffi signs with Raiders

The Raiders will be covered in the “Green, Red and White” once again

The NFL has made it official after releasing the schedule for the 2017 season that the Raiders are playing in Mexico in back to back years after a ten-year absence and Raider Nation is excited about it. They will play at the Azteca Stadium on Nov. 19, 2017 against the New England Patriots. Continue reading The Raiders will be covered in the “Green, Red and White” once again