Tag: oakland raiders

July 19, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

    Safeties are viewed as the last lifeline for most defenses. There are a number of individual safeties who are the best in the game regardless of position. Their importance has ascended over the years and it is evident in recent drafts with 30 safeties selected the first two rounds of the draft since…

July 11, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

    The wide receiver position. One that is always entertaining and is the source of one of the most active debates in the league today. The start of the 2017 season is several weeks away but it’s only right that since the NFL is a passing league (an often used cliche to describe the…

June 5, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

  Everyone loves to root for the underdog. Every season, you have your apparent favorites to walk away as division winners. Every now and then, a team rises from the ashes to surprise and win a division. This past season, we witnessed the Kansas City Chiefs walk away as division winners in the AFC West…

April 20, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

  We are getting closer and closer and closer ladies and gentlemen. The festivities will soon begin and NFL teams will soon construct their roster to match their viewpoint. So before the entertainment officially begins on Thursday night, let’s have a little fun and present a full 1st round mock draft. Cleveland Browns – Myles…

March 28, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

  For many Oakland residents, it seems to be a reoccurring nightmare. It all started 57 years ago. When the team had original plans to be named the ‘Oakland Seniors’ (thank goodness). The 1960 season was the first for the Oakland franchise. One that saw Eddie Erdelatz as the team’s first head coach. A 1-15…

March 18, 2017 Nick Wilcox No comments exist

Over the last few seasons, the Oakland Raiders have built their team into a powerhouse. If Derek Carr didn’t break his leg, some believed they had an opportunity to reach the Super Bowl last season. Well, the team is looking to get even stronger in 2017, and have set their eyes on former Seattle Seahawk,…

March 16, 2017 Eric Robinson No comments exist

When it comes to the NFL Draft, the season never ends.  As a result of the NFL Combine in late February and the NFL Free Agency period, the draft strategies have completely changed for many teams. The Jaguars may not necessarily be in the market for a defensive lineman early in the draft. The Buccaneers…

March 14, 2017 Nick Wilcox No comments exist

In an interesting turn of events, Raiders ended up signing signed WR/KR Cordarrelle Patterson, formerly of the Minnesota Vikings. Patterson received a two-year deal. Patterson looked to be headed out of his visit without a contract on Monday night, but he returned to the facility and the two sides quickly hammered out a deal. Likely to…

January 6, 2017 Glenwood Thomas No comments exist

The NFL Playoffs will begin Saturday, and they include a rematch between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans. The Raiders finally ended one of the league’s longest postseason droughts and are in their first playoff game since 2002. However, they couldn’t be in a more dire situation. After starting the year so strong, they lost…

January 3, 2017 Fago Franklin No comments exist

The Oakland Raiders have lost their starting QB Derek Carr and backup Matt McGloin to injuries in the last two weeks. Connor Cook will start against the Houston Texans on Saturday.  Last week against the Broncos, Cook went 14/21 for 150 yards, one touchdown, and an interception in a loss. “There are two ways of…