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January 30, 20167

Super Bowl 50 statue vandalism getting more intense in San Francisco

There hasn’t been much Super Bowl buzz in San Francisco (yet), but I’m guessing buzzed San Franciscans could’ve been responsible for at least some of the creative vandalism we’re seeing

January 13, 201619

NFL keeps Raiders fans in purgatory

I was hoping against hope that the next piece I wrote about the future of the Oakland Raiders would have more finality to it. After months of bickering, rumors and

January 06, 201614

Final thoughts and prediction for the Oakland Raiders stadium situation

No playoffs for the Oakland Raiders means full-tilt stadium talk until the NFL owners meetings on Jan. 12-13. As usual, rather than covering every little rumor and innuendo that is

January 03, 20166

Raiders’ 23-17 loss in KC summarized their 2015 season quite well

The Oakland Raiders have completed the 2015 (and a little bit of 2016) season with a rather pathetic loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Raiders didn’t look ready to

December 29, 201541

City of Oakland plays smart politics with Raiders stadium issue

The City of Oakland is not going to budge on their insistence that no public money should be spent on a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders. They are so

December 28, 20155

Why an ugly win on Christmas Eve was beautiful for the Raiders

They say that a win is a win and nothing could be more true for the Oakland Raiders. In an up-and-down game that was far from pretty, the Raiders were

December 25, 20155

Bay Area Santa Guy: Christmas presents for every local pro team’s fans

Even though they haven’t all been good this year, I’m going to play the role of Santa Claus today and slide down the chimneys of every professional sports franchise in

December 23, 20152

How the Raiders can win Woodson’s last home game (and perhaps their final game in Oakland)

The Oakland Raiders will play host to the San Diego Chargers on Christmas Eve in the second-to-last game of the year for the Silver and Black — possibly the last

December 20, 20155

Packers win 30-20, officially eliminate Raiders from playoff contention

It would be hard to start a game worse than the Oakland Raiders did on Sunday. Derek Carr threw interceptions on consecutive throws in the first quarter. The first resulted

December 18, 20150

Here’s how the Raiders can pull off their second straight upset

The Oakland Raiders shocked the NFL — and perhaps even themselves — with their huge upset win in Denver last weekend. Now they’ll look to pull off another when they

December 16, 20155

Oakland Raiders line coaches are stealing the show

The Oakland Raiders made a lot of changes this offseason, as 10 of their 22 starters are players added to the team this year. But as important as the influx

December 13, 20152

Khalil Mack leads Raiders to shocking upset at Mile High

The Raiders pulled off a huge upset over the Broncos, in Denver. There’s no way anyone thought I’d be writing that after watching the first half of the game between

December 11, 20150

Three keys to a huge Raiders upset over the Broncos in Denver

The Oakland Raiders lost a heart-breaker to the Kansas City Chiefs at home last weekend. Despite leading after three quarters, the game finished looking more like a blowout after one

December 08, 201524

Should the Raiders keep Bill Musgrave?

With the loss to Kansas City on Sunday, the Oakland Raiders may not be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs … but for all intents and purposes, any and all hope

December 06, 20151

Nightmare fourth quarter dooms Raiders in 34-20 loss to Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders had a six-point lead heading into the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs, but you’d never guess that based on the final score. It had been

December 04, 20150

Keys to victory for Raiders against streaky Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders put an end to their three-game losing streak in Tennessee last weekend when they beat the lowly Titans. It didn’t come easy for the Raiders, who needed

December 02, 201521

Three players Raiders should consider re-signing now

The Oakland Raiders will once again be among the top teams in the league in cap space this upcoming offseason. However, unlike in recent years, the Raiders have some quality

November 30, 20152

Win in Tennessee is good barometer of where Raiders are

The Oakland Raiders traveled to Tennessee and beat the Titans in a game they likely would have lost in prior years. With only two wins, the Titans have the worst

November 22, 20152

Raiders offense sleepwalks through loss in Detroit

The Oakland Raiders just have not looked the same since the loss in Pittsburgh. A week after getting beaten badly at home by the Minnesota Vikings, the Raiders lost to

November 20, 20151

Raiders vs. Lions: Three keys to an Oakland victory

The Oakland Raiders will look to bounce back from two tough losses in Detroit this week against the Lions. While Detroit has only won two games this season, but one

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