The 2000s All-Raiders Offense: The Backs

With the 2019 season approaching, I figured it would be appropriate to determine an All-Raiders team for the last 19 seasons. In this article, we will exclusively look at the following positions: quarterback, running back and fullback. Other offensive positions … Continue reading The 2000s All-Raiders Offense: The Backs

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Derek Carr and Jon Gruden “off to a terrific start”

In the three seasons Gruden and Gannon shared together, Gannon threw for over 10,000 yards, 79 touchdown passes and Oakland made the playoffs each year with this duo. Prior to joining the Raiders, Gannon’s top season was less than stellar as he only managed 2,305 yards through the air with ten touchdown tosses and six interceptions.

With a tough-love coaching style, Gruden was able to help lead Gannon on the path of his most productive years in the NFL. Now, Gruden will oversee an offensive attack that already boasts an MVP-caliber quarterback in Carr. Continue reading Derek Carr and Jon Gruden “off to a terrific start”

Raiders: Getting The Band Back Together?

We know potential Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden’s reached out to John Morton to become offensive coordinator while Rich Gannon as quarterbacks coach and Bill Callahan as offensive line coach can’t be too far behind.

Marc Trestman getting out of the deep freeze may be in the works and “Chucky” may even be scouring the planet to dig up Chuck Bresnahan. I think it’s safe to say David Shaw has bigger things in mind. Continue reading Raiders: Getting The Band Back Together?

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”

Raiders’ legend Rich Gannon’s thoughts on relocation

Everyone on social media is sharing their thoughts on the news regarding the Oakland Raiders’ news about moving to Las Vegas, but Raiders’ great Rich Gannon shared his thoughts with a message of understanding and reconciliation for the team’s native fans via his Twitter account today. Continue reading Raiders’ legend Rich Gannon’s thoughts on relocation