The Silver (And Black) Lining: Week Thirteen

Surprise! The Chiefs embarassed our Raiders yet again. Somehow, our very own Ryan Smith tries to find things to be optimistic about, even in the darkest times in another edition of the silver (and black) lining. Continue reading The Silver (And Black) Lining: Week Thirteen Preview: AFC North

Last, but certainly not least, our Raider Ramble panel will take a look at the AFC North as we set sail towards the regular season! A division that has certainly given fans one of the best rivalry matchups in recent history in Ravens versus Steelers, along with one of the most intriguing and controversial teams in the Bengals. But perhaps after a seemly strong offseason, the Cleveland Browns are preparing to drag themselves from amongst the NFL’s basement dwellers and come into their own. Well, that may be a long shot as only time will tell. Continue reading Preview: AFC North

Is the Raiders’ Jalen Richard the next Ray Rice?

Jalen Richard’s story is truly that of an underdog as he was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent following the 2016 NFL draft. The rookie was pretty mediocre at best during his college career at Southern Mississippi as he rushed for over 1,000 only once during his four years with the Golden Eagles. Continue reading Is the Raiders’ Jalen Richard the next Ray Rice?

Part III: Top 3 Wide Receivers during Raider’s “Dark Age”

Denarius Moore’s consistent play was enough to put him higher on this list than Curry even though Curry had more receiving yards. I had forgotten about Porter’s suspension in 2006 which stemmed from his bickering with then head coach Art Shell. I always wonder what these receivers could have done with the young star the Raiders now have under center. Either way, real fans can appreciate how far the Raiders have come from those days and enjoy even more the present day success. Continue reading Part III: Top 3 Wide Receivers during Raider’s “Dark Age” Preview: AFC West Predictions

In the first part of the preview and prediction series, we looked at the AFC East, and it was a unanimous decision that the Patriots would have no problem winning the crown there. Now, we get to start in the Raider Ramble’s back yard; Let’s take a look at the most notable offseason moves made in the AFC West. Continue reading Preview: AFC West Predictions

Top 3 Quarterbacks during the Raiders’ “Dark Age”

As Raider Nation scans the 2017 horizon, one thing is clear, the “Autumn Wind” surely has begun to blow throughout the entire NFL landscape once again! Raiders fans across the globe are waiting with eager anticipation to watch their young talented team take the NFL head on and pillage and burn their way to an AFC West title for starters, then the AFC Championship, then claim the title as “World’s Best”. But one thing shouldn’t be forgotten; many dark days had to be endured to get to this point in Raiders history. Continue reading Top 3 Quarterbacks during the Raiders’ “Dark Age”